Fantasy baseball Hitting Report: Elite base-stealers separate from field

Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon (right) has blown away the field with 34 stolen bases in the first two months of the 2014 season.
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If there was ever going to be a week that Granderson was going to pad his slumping stats, it was going to be this past week, where he faced several right-handed pitchers and played four games at Citizens Bank Park. Free-agent hitters on new teams often need a bit of an adjustment period. It remains to be seen whether Granderson will make those adjustments in time to be a fantasy asset again. His power production isn't horrible, but he's batting just .200 on the season.

Robinson Cano's power numbers have dipped in spacious Safeco Field, but his value is still intact.
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2 -- Yasiel Puig's rank by OPS+ (170) among players with at least 600 plate appearances over the first two seasons of their careers, according to Frank Thomas (179) is the only player to post a higher OPS+ in that span.

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