Week 11 Fantasy Baseball Circle Of Trust

Phillies CF Odubel Herrera

.417/.421/.861 slash rate the last 14 days. Herrera is available in roughly 50 percent of fantasy baseball leagues due to the .183 batting average in May.  I was able to pick up Herrera for $1 on a keeper league team. Herrera’s hot streak hopefully will help my struggling squad and provide another potential keeper option for next year.

Rays CF Mallex Smith

.417/.462/.667 slash rate the last 28 days. Smith has 7 steals so far this season. With Kevin Kiermaier out until August with a hip injury only Peter Bourjos stands in the way of Smith getting playing time. Smith was hitting .311 in Triple A this season with 16 steals. The organization is better off seeing what Smith can do. Fantasy owners looking for speed can find Smith available in 92% of fantasy baseball leagues.

Pirates RP Felipe Rivero

2-1,  2 Saves, 37K 0.56 ERA 0.76 WHIP. Rivero is a stronger bet for Saves than Nicasio going forward. Rivero is available in over 75 Percent of fantasy baseball leagues. Fortunately, I was able to grab Rivero off waivers.

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