Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – Runs & Ribbies

Jul 8, 2009

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Some reasonably available players to assist you in the Runs and/or RBI categories.

Runs
Colby Rasmus, OF, St. Louis Cardinals
– Colby has been on a tear.  Last week he scored 9 Runs while hitting .500 (11 for 22) with 4 HRs and 6 RBIs.  On the year he’s hitting .288 with 41 Runs, 11 HRs, and 34 RBIs.  He’s owned in 39% of Yahoo!, 7.3% of ESPN, and 48% of CBS leagues.

Martin Prado, 1B/2B/3B, Atlanta Braves - Prado has been great lately.  Last week he scored 8 Runs while hitting .400 (12 for 30) with 2 RBIs.  On the year he’s hitting .317 with 15 RBIs, 4 HRs, and 24 Runs.  He’s owned in 36% of Yahoo!, 6.3% of ESPN, and 30% of CBS leagues.

Garrett Jones, 1B/OF, Pittsburgh Pirates - Jones has played well since getting called up.  He has scored 6 Runs while hitting .296 (8 for 27) with 2 Runs, 3 HRs, and 2 SBs.   He’s owned in 3% of Yahoo!, 0.2% of ESPN, and 3% of CBS leagues.

Franklin Gutierrez, OF, Seattle Mariners - Gutierrez continues to sizzle at the plate.  Last week he scored 6 Runs while hitting .481 (13 for 27) with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs.  On the year he’s hitting .295 with 39 Runs, 9 HRs, 32 RBIs, and 5 SBs.  He’s owned in 20% of Yahoo!, 8.5% of ESPN, and 27% of CBS leagues.

Skip Schumaker, 2B/OF, St. Louis Cardinals - Schumaker had another solid week.  He scored 6 Runs while hitting .360 (9 for 25) with an RBI.  On the year he’s hitting .298 with 48 Runs, 3 HRs, and 22 RBIs.  He’s owned in 37% of Yahoo!, 13.1% of ESPN, and 40% of CBS leagues.
 
Gerardo Parra, OF, Arizona Diamondbacks - Parra had a great week at the plate scoring 6 Runs while hitting .423 (11 for 26) with 3 RBIs and 2 SBs.  On the year he’s hitting .280 with 25 Runs, 3 HRs, and 27 RBIs.  He’s owned in 6% of Yahoo!, 1% of ESPN, and 10% of CBS leagues.

RBIs
Hideki Matsui, OF, New York Yankees
- Matsui had a productive week for the Yankees.  He had 11 RBIs while hitting .500 (9 for 18) with 3 Runs and 3 HRs.  On the year he’s hitting .268 with 39 RBIs, 13 HRs, and 26 Runs.  He’s owned in 46% of Yahoo!, 59.9% of ESPN, and 60% of CBS leagues.

Placido Polanco, 2B, Detroit Tigers - Placido continued to surge.  Last week he had 7 RBIs while hitting .292 (7 for 24) with 4 Runs and a HR.  On the year he’s hitting .262 with 40 RBIs, 6 HRs, and 35 Runs.  He’s owned in 35% of Yahoo!, 74.6% of ESPN, and 64% of CBS leagues.

Geoff Blum, 2B/3B, Houston Astros - Blum has produced in limited play.  Last week he had 7 RBIs while hitting .333 (6 for 18) with 2 Runs and a HR.  On the year he’s hitting .267 with 26 RBIs, 2 HRs, and 16 Runs.  He’s owned in 1% of Yahoo!, 0.6% of ESPN, and 2% of CBS leagues.

Mike Cameron, OF, Milwaukee Brewers - Cameron has finally got hot.  Last week he had 6 RBIs while hitting .350 (9 for 20) with 3 Runs and 2 HRs.  On the year he’s hitting .248 with 39 RBIs, 14 HRs, and 37 Runs.  He’s owned in 52% of Yahoo!, 89.1% of ESPN, and 65% of CBS leagues.

Marcus Thames, OF, Detroit Tigers - Thames has also been productive in limited play.  Last week he had 6 RBIs while hitting .263 with 3 HRs and 4 Runs.  On the year he’s hitting .257 with 18 RBIs, 8 HRs, and 16 Runs.  He’s owned in 9% of Yahoo!, 2.2% of ESPN, and 14% of CBS leagues.

Jack Wilson, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates - Wilson drove in the Runs despit struggling at the plate.  Last week he had 6 RBIs while hitting .167 (4 for 24) with a Run and a HR.  On the year he’s hitting .275 with 31 RBIs, 4 HRs, and 25 Runs.  He’s owned in 5% of Yahoo!, 2.3% of ESPN, and 8% of CBS leagues.

Everth Cabrera, SS, San Diego Padres - Cabrera made yesterday’s SB list as well.  Last week he had 6 RBIs while hitting .269 (7 for 26) with 5 Runs and 3 SBs.  On the year he’s hitting .293 with 10 RBIs, 16 Runs, and 6 SBs.  He’s owned in 7% of Yahoo!, 1% of ESPN, and 16% of CBS leagues.

Greg Dobbs, 3B/OF, Philadelphia Phillies - Greg Dobbs has been a force for the Phillies since Raul Ibanez went down.  Last week he had 6 RBIs while hitting .391 (9 for 23) with 2 Runs and a HR.  On the year he’s hitting .272 with 15 RBIs, 5 HRs, and 12 Runs.  He’s owned in 1% of Yahoo!, 0.6% of ESPN, and 1% of CBS leagues.

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