A lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don’t like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That’s when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.
The free agent market isn’t deep but it does boast some intriguing names as the Seattle Mariners look to add to their starting lineup.
Rival executives, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi, say the Mariners frequently inquire on dozens of players, only to shift direction when a deal appears within reach. Though that practice is hardly unique, Zduriencik is reportedly the worst offender and “one of the most difficult GMs” in the sport to do business with.
With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Kyle Seager’s first career grand slam was a historic one and gave Seattle a chance for an improbable victory. It also was one of the only clutch hits for the Mariners during a frustrating loss.