Fantasy baseball news: Oscar Taveras ready for big-league debut

Oscar Taveras' big-league debut has Cardinals fans and patient fantasy owners celebrating the arrival of the next great St. Louis slugger.
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For Your Consideration

The Astros' winning ways boost the value of Chad Qualls as a viable fantasy closer.
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● A.J. Pierzynski came through in the clutch, delivering a game-winning triple for the Red Sox and finishing 2-for-5 at the plate. Pierzynski doesn't score many runs or hit many home runs, but he's an above-average hitter who's in the lineup almost everyday. He currently has a nine-game hitting streak and his 26 RBI are the second-most among catchers in baseball (behind only Kurt Suzuki), so while he has very little upside, the veteran catcher makes for a dependable fantasy play. He's currently available in a majority of fantasy leagues.

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