Milwaukee’s Eric Thames and Hernan Perez need to spring into action in April. Q. Which infielder, owned in a majority of Yahoo leagues, needs to get off to a hot start for the sake of job security? Brandon Funston: JAKE LAMB. The Arizona third baseman opened ’16 like a lion but finished it like, well, you know.
Jerry Dipoto was thrilled by the results from his first year in charge of the Seattle Mariners, when they won 86 games and were in contention for a playoff berth until the final weekend of the season. The Mariners didn't play the way Dipoto expected or wanted.
Billy Hamilton steals a lot of bases. His 171 steals over the past three seasons are the most in baseball, and only one other player has swiped at least 150 in that same span. Billy Hamilton steals a lot of bases but doesn’t do much else, of course. In his three major-league seasons, Hamilton sports just a .248 career batting average with only 93 RBI over the last three seasons and just one with more than 70 runs scored. His career high of 72 came back in 2014. Because he doesn’t do much else, Hamilton needs to steal a lot of bases to have Fantasy value, and many Fantasy players don’t believe Hamilton does enough to make up for it. That’s why, despite being arguably the best base stealer in