Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – Runs & Ribbies

Jun 10, 2009

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

Runs
Dexter Fowler, OF, Colorado Rockies
– Dexter scored 7 Runs last week while hitting .300 (6 for 20) with a HR and 3 RBIs.  On the year he’s hitting .261 with 29 Runs, 3 HRs, 13 RBIs, and 11 SBs.  He’s owned in 22% of Yahoo!, 14.4% of ESPN, and 33% of CBS leagues.

Lyle Overbay, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - Lyle scored 6 Runs last week while hitting .455 (10 for 22) with 2 HRs.  He also qualifies in the RBI category with 9.  On the year he’s hitting .301 with 22 Runs, 7 HRs, and 32 RBIs.  He’s owned in 26% of Yahoo!, 6.3% of ESPN, and 40% of CBS leagues.

Scott Podsednik, OF, Chicago White Sox - Pods was mentioned in yesterday’s Speed Demons list because of his SBs.  He scored 6 last week.

Jack Cust, OF/DH, Oakland A’s – He’s not hitting (.095 last week, .236 on the season), but he does manage to score Runs (6 last week, 34 season) hit HRs (2, 10) and pick up RBIs (5, 33).  He’s owned in 36% of Yahoo!, 23% of ESPN, and 47% of CBS leagues.

RBIs
Ian Stewart, 2B/3B, Colorado Rockies – Ian raked last week with 12 RBIs, 9 Runs, 4 HRs, and a .419 (13 for 31) average.  He’s fairly well taken in Yahoo! (64%) and CBS (76%), but he’s fairly available in ESPN (19.1%) leagues.  The same goes for Minnesota’s OF/DH Jason Kubel who is owned in 62% of Yahoo! and 68% of CBS, but just 45% of ESPN leagues.  He had 9 RBIs last week, 4 Runs, 3 HRs, and a .273 (6 for 22) average.

Jason Giambi, 1B/DH, Oakland A’s – Like Cust, Oakland’s Giambi is not hitting for average (.143 last week, .210 on the season), but is scoring Runs (4 last week, 31 season), hitting HRs (2, 8 ) and picking up RBIs (8, 31).  He’s owned in 26% of Yahoo!, 17.9% of ESPN, and 52% of CBS leagues if you can stomach his average.

Juan Rivera, OF, Los Angeles Angels – Rivera had 7 RBIs last week while hitting .292 (7 for 24) with a Run and a HR.  On the  year he’s hitting .307 with 17 Runs, 6 HRs and 26 RBIs.  He’s owned in 18% of Yahoo!, 6.1% of ESPN, and 20% of CBS leagues.

Kevin Kouzmanoff, 3B, San Diego Padres – Kouz had 7 RBIs last week while hitting .227 (5 for 22) with a Run and a HR.  On the year he’s hitting .225 with 14 Runs, 5 HRs, and 27 RBIs.  He’s owned in 10% of Yahoo!, 6.7% of ESPN, and 38% of CBS leagues.

Jason Jaramillo, C, Pittsburgh Pirates – Jason had 6 RBIs last week while hitting .250 (5 for 20) with 3 Runs.  On the year he’s hitting .267 with 11 Runs, 1 HR, and 14 RBIs.  He’s owned in 4% of Yahoo!, 0.6% of ESPN, and 5% of CBS leagues.

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