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Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy Baseball

Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.

07/04/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 1:  Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 1, 2015 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Walker Throws 1-hit Ball For 6 Innings, Mariners Top Padres

Cano had four hits and drove in three runs. Cruz connected for his 20th homer on his 35th birthday.

07/01/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 27:  Joe Smith #38 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch to Logan Morrison #20 of the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 27, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Mariners Cano Injured, Angels Win 4-2

All-Star second baseman smacked on the left temple, as Angels’ infielders were getting loose for the seventh inning

06/28/2015

Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker #32 of the Seattle Mariners (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Cano’s HR Helps M’s Beat Angels 3-1

Taijuan Walker continued to command the strike zone and excel with runners in scoring position, which helps explain why the Seattle Mariners’ 22-year-old right-hander has reeled off four straight wins.

06/27/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 22:  Jarrod Dyson #1 of the Kansas City Royals steals second base against second baseman Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on June 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Blanton, Escobar Lead Royals To 4-1 Win Over Mariners

Felix Hernandez didn’t feel like he was at his best Monday night. Unfortunately for the Mariners’ ace, he needed a near-perfect outing to avoid a loss after receiving little support from his offense.

06/23/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 20:  Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker #32 of the Seattle Mariners is removed from the game by manager Lloyd McClendon #21 against the Houston Astros in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on June 20, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Walker Fans 11, Mariners Power Past Astros 6-3

Walker struck out a career-high 11 while pitching into the seventh inning in a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

06/21/2015

This week's episode include rotation talk, roster moves and the leadoff spot.

The OFP Report: Player Development, Deadline Strategy

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Driveline Baseball’s Kyle Boddy stops by to discuss player development and training, including rehabbing from injuries. Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson chat about what to do with Robinson Cano, whether or not it’s time to stick a fork in the Seattle Mariners and why the club isn’t likely to be an aggressive seller at next month’s trade deadline.

1090 The Fan–06/19/2015

James Jones (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

How Mariners Can ‘Right’ Ship

The best word to describe the Seattle Mariners offense may be “enigmatic”

1090 The Fan–06/16/2015

Might it be nearing time to cash in on Taijuan Walker? (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Is The Season Over?

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the woes of the Seattle Mariners, what might be next and whether or not Jack Zduriencik will or should survive if the club doesn’t dramatically turn around their season.

1090 The Fan–06/12/2015

New York Yankees v Seattle Mariners

Prospect Insider: Can’t Argue With Results

When I served in the Navy, I had the privilege of working with a superb aircraft maintenance officer and a dynamic leader who was simply known throughout Naval Aviation as “Big John.” On one particular […]

1090 The Fan–06/10/2015

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