Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – Speed Demons

Sep 15, 2009

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 Just because you’ve slipped behind in the Stolen Base category doesn’t mean you can’t catch up.  Here are some reasonably available SB threats.

Brendan Ryan, 2B/SS, St. Louis Cardinals – Ryan swiped 4 bases last week while hitting .300 (6 for 20) with 1 Run and 1 RBI. On the year he’s hitting .289 with 14 SBs, 46 Runs, 2 HRs, and 31 RBIs.  He’s owned in 9% of Yahoo! Plus, 3% of Yahoo! Public, 1.6% of ESPN, and 6% of CBS leagues.

Kazuo Matsui, 2B, Houston Astros - Matsui also swiped 4 bases last week while hitting .360 (9 for 25) with 6 Runs and 2 RBIs. On the year he’s hitting .249 with 18 SBs, 47 Runs, 5 HRs, and 38 RBIs.  He’s owned in 16% of Yahoo! Plus, 22% of Yahoo! Public, 14.4% of ESPN, and 17% of CBS leagues.

Eric Young, 2B, Colorado Rockies - Young had 3 SBs last week while hitting .412 (7 for 17) with 4 Runs, 1 HR, and 1 RBI. On the year he’s hitting .325 with 3 SBs, 6 Runs, 1 HR, and 1 RBI in 40 ABs.  He’s owned in 6% of Yahoo! Plus, 1% of Yahoo! Public, 0.6% of ESPN, and 7% of CBS leagues.

Julio Borbon, OF, Texas Rangers - Borbon had 2 SBs last week while hitting .360 (9 for 25) with 6 Runs, 3 HRs, and 6 RBIs. On the year he’s hitting .330 with 14 SBs, 19 Runs, 4 HRs, and 14 RBIs in 91 ABs.  He’s owned in 42% of Yahoo! Plus, 15% of Yahoo! Public, 8% of ESPN, and 27% of CBS leagues.

Drew Stubbs, OF, Cincinnati Reds -Stubbs had 2 SBs last week while hitting .185 (5 for 26) with 3 Runs and 2 RBIs. On the year he’s hitting .246 with 5 SBs, 15 Runs, 4 HRs, and 10 RBIs in 114 ABs.  He’s owned in 14% of Yahoo! Plus, 4% of Yahoo! Public, 3% of ESPN, and 14% of CBS leagues.

Chris Getz, 2B, Chicago White Sox - Getz had 2 SBs last week while hitting .154 (2 for 13) with 1 Run. On the year he’s hitting .267 with 24 SBs, 47 Runs, 2 HRs, and 31 RBIs.  He’s owned in 7% of Yahoo! Plus, 2% of Yahoo! Public, 2.8% of ESPN, and 16% of CBS leagues.

Michael Brantley, OF, Cleveland Indians - Ellis had 2 SBs last week while hitting .269 (7 for 26) with 3 Runs, 2 HRs, and 4 RBIs. On the year he’s hitting .275 with 9 SBs, 44 Runs, 8 HRs, and 53 RBIs.  He’s owned in 22% of Yahoo! Plus, 2% of Yahoo! Public, 1.3% of ESPN, and 10% of CBS leagues.

Everth Cabrera, SS, San Diego Padres - Cabrera had 2 SBs last week while hitting .174 (5 for 23) with 3 Runs and 1 RBI. On the year he’s hitting .258 with 23 SBs, 51 Runs, 2 HRs, and 27 RBIs.  He’s owned in 27% of Yahoo! Plus, 7% of Yahoo! Public, 4.1% of ESPN, and 32% of CBS leagues.

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5 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Brass Knuckles Pendant
    September 15th, 2009 at 11:20 pm #

    Excellent observations and you have a great way of expressing things. Thanks for this.

  2. CCC
    September 16th, 2009 at 1:08 am #

    Ryan has been special this year

    a nice surprise

  3. ball
    September 16th, 2009 at 4:09 am #

    It will be a wonderful match…Ryan has been a special surprise this year!!!

  4. Rotoprofessor
    September 16th, 2009 at 10:48 am #

    Brantley or Borbon — They both play almost every day, bat leadoff and have rediculous speed. If you need help in SB, there are the two to focus on.

  5. LestersLegends
    September 16th, 2009 at 12:20 pm #

    agree RP. ryan has been deceent. Matsui is coming on.

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