Fantasy Baseball Weekly Wonders Vol. 17

Jul 28, 2008

Here is a a look back at the past week in baseball to bring you the surprising stars.

Pitcher
Zach Miner - The Detroit pitcher went 2-0 last week with a 1.50 ERA and a 0.75 WHIP.  He struck out 6 batters in 12 Innings in wins over Kansas City and the White Sox.

Catcher
Chris Coste
- Philly’s backstop experience a good bit of success last week going 6 for 12 (.500) with 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 5 RBI.  He was particulary successful (5 of 7, 5 RBI) in his two home games against Atlanta.

Corner Infielder
Ian Stewart - I initially profiled Chris Davis before realizing I did him two weeks ago.  Colorado’s Third Baseman was equally as hot.  He went 11 of 24 (.458) with 4 Runs, a Double, a HR, 8 RBI, and a Walk last week.  He had an eight-game hitting streak snapped on Sunday.  He also qualifies at 2B in Yahoo leagues.

Middle Infielder
Esteban Germán
- Kansas City produces another FBWWer in Esteban Germán.  Last week he went 5 of 14 (.357) with a Run, a Double, a Triple, an RBI, 2 Walks, and 2 SBs.  He qualifies at 2B, 3B, and OF in Yahoo leagues.

Outfielder
Adam Lind - Toronto’s Lind tied for second with the most Hits last week.  He was 12 for 28 (.429) with 6 Runs, 3 Doubles, a HR, 3 RBI, 2 Walks, and a SB.  He is riding a six-game hitting streak.

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