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Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Waiver Wire Pickups - Outfield (OF)

To help you dominate all of your 2017 fantasy baseball leagues, below are some 2017 fantasy baseball outfield (OF) sleepers & waiver wire pickups to consider adding to your fantasy baseball teams.

We recommend MLB outfielders for you to consider as 2017 draft sleepers, ADP values, or hot pickups off the waiver wire once the season starts.

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds by MLB Position

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Adam Frazier (2B/OF, PIT) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Adam Frazier won't hold down center field for the Pirates all season, but maybe he should. In two days filling in for a struggling Andrew McCutchen, Frazier hit three-run homers on consecutive days. He is now hitting a surprising .361 with a .961 OPS on the season. He's not a power hitter by any stretch, as the sudden power surge gives him a total of three homers and 16 RBI in 97 at-bats. He...

Scott Schebler (OF, CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: To this point, Schebler is doing his best Adam Duvall impression. Aside from the obvious similarities as far as team and position, he's also a near-duplicate statistically to Duvall's 2016 season in which he broke out. With a week left in May, Schebler has 13 home runs, 27 runs batted in, and a .253 average. By contrast, Duvall had 13 HR, 29 RBI and a .264 average at the end of May last season. Schebler is two...

Jarrod Dyson (OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 20% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Finally an everyday player, Jarrod Dyson has yet to take his offensive game to the next level. The 32-year-old speedster is slashing just .206/.308/.301 through his first 43 games played, with two homers, 24 runs scored and 11 RBI. However, his .228 BABIP is incredibly low for a guy with his speed — mostly as a result of a career-high 34.3 percent fly ball rate — so if he can rectify that and return to his...

Brandon Drury (2B/3B/OF, ARI) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 50% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Brandon Drury is off to a great start to the 2017 season, slashing .309/.347/.496 with four home runs, 12 doubles and 16 runs batted in and runs scored, respectively. Drury's batting average has leaped up 27 points from last season thanks to a gaudy .382 BABIP. However, that mark is unsustainable, so fantasy owners should expect Drury's batting average to dip. His SwStrk% has increased from from 9.4% to 11% due to his O-Swing% augmenting from 32.2% to 34.6%...

David Peralta (OF, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: After an injury-riddled 2016 campaign, David Peralta has returned to form in the early stages of 2017. Through 36 games played, the 29-year-old has slashed .319/.367/.489 with four homers and four steals. He is cemented into the two-hole of a Diamondbacks lineup that had produced the fourth-most runs in all of baseball, slotted in front of Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Lamb and Yasmany Tomas. Peralta has cut down...

Josh Reddick (OF, HOU) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Josh Reddick has bounced back nicely to begin 2017 after an abysmal and disappointing 2016 campaign. He is on pace for over 20 home runs after hitting just 10 all of last season. Much of that rebound comes from Reddick’s fly ball rate, which has jumped to 44.8%, his highest rate since 2014. He has maintained his low strikeout rate, meaning his .281 batting average should be sustainable. Reddick has an .861 OPS over the last...

Manuel Margot (OF, SD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: San Diego Padres outfielder Manuel Margot has lived up to his high potential coming into the 2017 season, posting a .287 batting average and four stolen bases over the last 30 days. The 22-year-old is barely touching is potential as well, and his .320 batting average over the last seven days could show that he is really about to break out. The untapped potential for Margot is on the basepaths, where he is only 5-for-10, as...

Jayson Werth (OF, WAS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 35% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has been one of the best hitters in baseball over the last two weeks, posting a 1.308 OPS with three home runs, and is nearing "must-add" status in all fantasy formats. Werth has three home runs and nine runs scored over the last 14 days and his .904 OPS and .391 wOBA would each be the third-best of his career. The 38-year-old Werth has also stolen three bases this season, surprising for a...

Josh Bell (1B/OF, PIT) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 39% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Pittsburgh Pirates' first baseman Josh Bell has lived up to his power potential over the past week, clubbing four home runs and knocking in nine RBI. Moving his sample size to the last 30 days, Bell has a 1.014 OPS and .376 isolated power, scoring 16 runs and racking up 17 RBI. Those numbers make Bell look like one of the better sluggers in the league and his .270 batting average over the last month has...

Ben Gamel (OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: First Mitch Haniger, now Ben Gamel emerges as a surprising young contributor in the Mariners' outfield. Gamel's road to fantasy relevance was a bit more unexpected, as the former Yankees prospect was in Triple-A to start the season. Numerous injuries forced him into the lineup and he has delivered with a .318/.423/.500 slash line, 12 RBI and 14 runs scored over 71 plate appearances. Gamel hit over .300 each of the last two...

Scott Schebler (OF, CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS:  A player that has shown power, but just needed an opportunity, Scott Schebler has gotten the chance to play every day in Cincinnati and has 10 home runs this season. Schebler had a decent .167 isolated power in 2016, hitting nine home runs in 257 at-bats and had an .825 OPS in 36 at-bats in 2015. He is slashing .320/.382/.520 over the last 14 days, including two home runs, and has similar OPS against left-handed pitchers...

Brett Gardner (OF, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 50% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: With another home run on Sunday, Brett Gardner has already matched his 2016 HR total with seven and the 33-year-old has an .821 OPS and five stolen bases this season. Gardner has a fly ball percentage in the 30s (32%) for the first time since 2014 and 2015, which was also when he combined for 33 home runs. His isolated power is a career-best .205 and he has pulled balls 10% more this season than in last season...

David Peralta (OF, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 46% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: The baseball season is a long one for sure, as David Peralta has slipped from one of the best pickups available to a streaming option in the matter of a week. Peralta is fresh off of a week with a .682 OPS and has a .577 OPS over the last two weeks, a stark drop-off for a player with an .824 OPS this season. A huge change for Peralta is that he only has hit 4%...

Kevin Pillar (OF, TOR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Kevin Pillar has found a home as the Blue Jays leadoff hitter, which has helped him on his way to becoming a three-category standout. His 21 runs scored has him on pace for over 100 on the season, an impressive number in spite of Toronto being a bottom-third offense in baseball in terms of runs scored.  He also has stolen six bases, and while he has been caught stealing four times, this puts him on pace...

Keon Broxton (OF, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 50% Yahoo ANALYSIS: Broxton was a sleeper in name only heading into 2017. Plenty of fantasy owners were drawn to his combination of power and game-breaking speed after he hit nine home runs and stole 23 bases in just 244 plate appearances last season. His ice-cold start to the year led some to jump off the bandwagon, and those people are certainly kicking themselves now. Since snapping an 0-for-19 skid on April 21, Broxton has hit a blistering .375/.444/.679, with two homers, six steals, and 14...

Kevin Pillar (OF, TOR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Toronto’s offense was nothing short of terrible to start the year. However, they have picked it up as of late and are averaging 4.7 runs per game in their last seven. In a suddenly good offense, Pillar is a real asset. He is batting .303 with four homers and three steals to start the year. Pillar also is outstanding at home this season and has a 1.025 OPS at Rogers Centre this season in 49 at-bats. In the prior...

David Peralta (OF, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 57% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: After hitting .312 with 17 home runs and 78 RBI in 2015, Peralta fell back to Earth with a .251 batting average in 48 games of 2016. Thus far in 2017, he has shown that 2015 was closer to his production level than his injury-riddled 2016, as he has a 1.134 OPS over the last 14 games. His performance has slipped a bit over the last seven games, as he only has a .182 batting average in 11 at-bats, but he still has...

Marwin Gonzalez (1B/2B/3B/SS/OF, HOU) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 47% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: There is no player in baseball that is hotter over the last week than Marwin Gonzalez, as he has five home runs, 12 RBI, and a stolen base. On top of his strong performance, Gonzalez's eligibility at every position other than catcher makes him nearly indispensible when he is on a hot streak like this one. He is also a switch hitter, which is why he is matchup proof as of now (1.086 OPS against left-handed pitchers...

Cody Bellinger (1B/OF, LAD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 45% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Cody Bellinger posted a 1.055 OPS in 67 at-bats with the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers before being called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers; he has been even better in the majors, posting a 1.127 OPS clubbing four home runs. He has found a spot in the Dodgers' lineup in left field, but will now get opportunities at his preferred position of 1B with Adrian Gonzalez on the disabled list. While Bellinger has...

Hernan Perez (2B/SS/3B/OF, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 39% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Adding players with eligibility at multiple positions and strong potential for power and speed is one of my favorite strategies and a player like Hernan Perez fits that mold perfectly. While he only has three home runs and two stolen bases this season, he had 13 home runs and 34 stolen bases last season. Most importantly for those that are looking at Perez, his batting average has actually gone up year over year (.272 in 2016 to...

Carlos Gomez (OF, TEX) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 46% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: After posting a .284/.362/.543 batting line with eight home runs over 116 at-bats with the Rangers at the end of 2016, Carlos Gomez has responded with a .243/.328/.449 line in 107 at-bats this season. While this does not look great, those numbers are boosted to .364/.423/.727 over the last seven days and he has also stolen three bases over the last 14 days. Most importantly for those looking at Gomez, he is walking in 10% of plate...

Domingo Santana (OF, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Domingo Santana has been hot over the last seven days, posting a 1.364 OPS and scored four runs and driven in four runs as well. Santana has also seen his walk rate jump from 11% in 2016 to 14% in 2017 and his strikeout rate drop from 32% in 2016 to 25% in 2017. Fantasy owners will also be pleased to see that he has stolen three bases this season as well, giving him double-digit stolen...

Scott Schebler (OF, CIN) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 41% of Leagues      ANALYSIS: Schebler has already smacked eight home runs this season. His metrics indicate this jump in power is no accident as his flyball rate is up from 29% last season to 44% this season and his HR/FB% has jumped from 15.8% to 24.2%. His hard contact rate has actually fallen from last season, but encouragingly, his strikeout rate has not taken a major hike as a result of his changed plate approach. There are a few concerns, as the left-handed...

Brandon Drury (2B, 3B, OF, ARI) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 45% of Leagues      ANALYSIS: Drury has created a new, and somewhat surprising, fantasy profile to this point in the 2017 season. His average is over .300 thanks to a .384 BABIP. While that is quite a high BABIP, Drury has sprayed the ball to all parts of the field more frequently and also has the benefit of calling Chase Field home. There are some troubling aspects of his profile, however, as his swinging strike rate has jumped from 9.4% last season to...

Brett Gardner (OF, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 36% of Yahoo! Leagues ANALYSIS: Brett “The Hitman” Gardner didn’t even have a run batted in on the season prior to April 29 -- when he launched two homers. He then went powerless in his next two games before smashing two more rockets on May 2. Yes, both of these games house his only seven RBI in 2017 as we all know who Gardner is at this point. Then the Yankees played the Cubs on Friday and, guess what, Gardner hit a game-winning...

Keon Broxton (OF, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 35% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: A popular pre-season sleeper, Keon Broxton's bat hasn't quite woken up yet. A line of .234/2/5  may not seem worth rostering a month into the season, but Broxton has the speed and potential to make for a sneaky stash. Broxton started out even slower last season, hitting .125 in the first half before being sent down to Triple-A. He caught fire upon being recalled, with a .294 average, 20 runs, and 16 steals in the last 45 games...

Kevin Pillar (OF, TOR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The Blue Jays haven’t had much go right on the hitting side of things in the season’s first month, but Pillar has things working at the plate now. Even after going hitless on Sunday, he’s slashing .301/.339/.505 with four homers and two steals (albeit in five attempts). Pillar was 39-for-49 on stolen base attempts the prior two seasons, so he’s likely to get his success rate up as the year progresses. He’ll get his chances if he keeps hitting like he...

Aaron Altherr (OF, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues, Monitor in All Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: It's an interesting time to be an outfielder for the Phillies. The team has a plethora of options to mix and match and seem to be rolling with whoever has the hot hand, outside of mainstay Odubel Herrera. Recently, it has been German product Aaron Altherr who is swinging the hot stick. In a recent five-game span, Altherr picked up eight hits, homered, scored six times and stole two bases. That...

Michael Conforto (OF, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 37% of fantasy leagues ANALYSIS: With Yoenis Cespedes hitting the disabled list, there are now opportunities in the Mets oufield; this is where former first round pick Michael Conforto can garner fantasy impact. The Mets have big hopes for Conforto in the future, and he has played well enough in short spurts to justify these hopes, but his run of play so far in 2017 shows that he might be close to breaking out. His six home runs and...

Ender Inciarte (OF, ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 44% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It is odd to say that fantasy owners need to pick up a hitter with a .229 batting average, but Ender Inciarte has a four-game hitting streak, including back-to-back multi-hit games, and appears to be heating up. Inciarte has also scored seven runs in his last four games and has stolen three bases in his last three games, filling up the stat sheet at the top of the Braves lineup. The Braves lineup has actually been strong this season,...

Brandon Drury (2B/3B/OF, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Reports before the season said that Brandon Drury had bulked up and his .372 OBP shows that the prospects for the 24-year-old are solid. Drury also has eligibility all around the diamond, critical for lineup construction on a daily basis, and he has hits in eight of his last nine games. In those contests, Drury is hitting .387 with a home run, two doubles, and five walks. His patience at the plate appears to have improved this season and...

Jason Heyward (OF, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 51% Fleaflicker           ANALYSIS: It’s not cool to own Jason Heyward in fantasy leagues, but he looks prepared to bounce back from a disastrous 2016 season. In fact, both his peripheral and raw counting stats to start the season look much like his seasons prior to 2016. Most notably, his soft contact rate is actually the lowest of his career and he has become more aggressive at the plate. He has managed to do so without sacrificing much contact, as...

Corey Dickerson (OF, TB) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 52% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Corey Dickerson struggled in his first season in Tampa Bay last season, posting a .761 OPS, but had a .931 OPS in 2014 with Colorado and is back to his slugging ways with the Rays in 2017, clubbing six home runs and posting a 1.026 OPS in 88 plate appearances. In the short term, Dickerson has a three-game hitting streak, including two multi-extra base hit games and six of his eight hits over the last week have gone for...

Power Risers and Fallers: Week Four

Welcome back to this investigative piece where we examine players who have seen some notable changes in their power profiles -- for better or for worse -- in 2017. As usual, you don’t need me to tell you that Miguel Sano or Aaron Judge are strong or that Jarrod Dyson and Billy Hamilton are toward the bottom in average exit velocity. And as with every April analysis article, the standard “it’s really early so read with heaping grains of salt”...

Digging Deeper: Week 4 AL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to Digging Deeper! I'll be taking a look at some deeper AL waiver wire options for Week 4 of the fantasy baseball season. As we round up the first month of the season, we are beginning to see which small sample sizes are real, and which players will bounce back from rough starts. Take a look at your waiver wire to see if any of the latter players are available. If your leaguemates cut bait too soon, you can capitalize on a rebound in May and beyond. Along with the normal...

Digging Deeper: Week 4 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 4 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are the precious commodities. You are not going to find a top-100 player on the wire at any point this season. In fact, top-150 is a stretch. And as the year goes on, the options are going to...

Contact Rate Risers and Fallers: Week 4

Welcome back, RotoBallers! We now have a decent enough sample size in the early MLB season to look at some key offensive trends. Among those trends we will follow each week is contact rate. A sudden increase or decrease in contact rate could signal the beginning of an extended hot or cold streak. Each week we will look at a few players on each side and compare their previous week's contact rate with their actual performance. We do this because we care about you, the fantasy player. Top contact rate risers and...

Cody Bellinger (1B/OF, LAD) - Prospect Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: According to Dodgers beat reporter Ken Gurnick, super prospect Cody Bellinger has been called up today:

Source: Cody Bellinger is being called up by Dodgers.

— Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) April 25, 2017 For now, we are recommending adding him off the waiver wire for 12+ team leagues. If you have a roster spot to burn, he can be added in shallower leagues as well. It will be interesting to see how much he plays,...

Taylor Motter (SS/OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 32% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: What was supposed to be a stop-gap appearances until Jean Segura heals has turned into a successful audition for playing time. Taylor Motter hit a grand slam on Sunday, giving him five home runs and 12 runs batted in over 51 at-bats. Motter hit as many as 22 HR in the minors two years ago, so the power isn't a surprise. You may not know that he compiled many more steals (127) than homers (56) over...

Trey Mancini (DH/OF, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues, Monitor in All Leagues OWNED IN: 20% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: It took a pair of two-HR, four-RBI games to get our attention, but Trey Mancini is now on the fantasy radar. He barely saw the field the first week of April, but has been in at DH most nights since his last big performance. That's the problem right now with Mancini - he only qualifies as Utility player in Yahoo! He has made five appearances in the outfield, so he should gain OF eligibility...

Week 4 Waiver Wire - Outfield

Welcome back to the Outfield Waiver Wire, where we take a look at the best outfielders available in at least 50 percent of Yahoo leagues. Consider this column your recommendations for Week 4 outfield waiver wire pickups. Any and all advice at this point in the year carries the implicit caveat of "It's April." Don't get carried away with making any major changes to your roster at this stage of the game. Tinkering on the edges, though? That's perfectly fine, and that's what this column is designed to help you do. Let's get down...

Ender Inciarte (OF, ATL) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 53% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Though he has flashed limited power in his first few seasons, Ender Inciarte has already hit four home runs this season. This is due in part to a fly ball rate a full 10% above his career rate and thanks to the fact that he is pulling the ball more frequently. As is normally the case, there has been a strikeout penalty to go along with the increased power, as Inciarte’s swinging strike rate has nearly...

Kevin Kiermaier (OF, TB) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 30% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Kevin Kiermaier had a bit of a slow start to the season, but he's been able to raise his average to just below the .300 mark. With his numbers, and a spot in the top third of the Tampa lineup, Kiermaier is worth a roster spot in all leagues. For owners looking to replace Sterling Marte, Kiermaier could be a viable option. He's only a career .260 hitter, but he's already shown signs of being productive this season. Kiermaier won't provide...

Steven Souza (OF, TAM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 42% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Steven Souza Jr. delivered some category juice in his first two big-league seasons, totaling 33 homers and 19 stolen bases despite only playing in 230 games due to myriad injuries. However, contact issues made him a significant liable in batting average. Thus far in 2017, he's hitting a robust .349/.438/.603 with three homers and 26 R+RBI in 17 games, though he hasn't even attempted a steal yet. Naturally, Souza shouldn't be expected to make a run at a batting title; he's...

Ender Inciarte (OF,ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43 % of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Is Ender Inciarte the next Brady Anderson? Nostalgic reference aside, Inciarte has shocked everyone, probably himself included, by jacking four home runs in a four-game span. For context, he hit three all of last season and has a single-season career high of six. His power surge won't last, proven by his hugely inflated 30.8% HR/FB rate, but that's not why you want Inciarte anyway. He collected two more hits on Monday, raising his average to .269, but...

Trey Mancini (DH, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues, Monitor in All Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! Leagues ANALYSIS: Trey Mancini has gotten off to a record breaking start at the plate to begin his career. On Easter Sunday against the Orioles, Mancini got the start at first base and went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI. Dating back to last season, he has seven HR and 14 RBI over the first 12 games of his major league career. Obviously he won't keep up this torrid pace, but it's impressive to see...

Domingo Santana (OF, MIL) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 28% in Yahoo! Leagues ANALYSIS: It’s no secret that Santana packs plenty of power in his swing, as his career HR/FB rate is 28.4%. He has displayed that with two early season home runs and three doubles. However, he has been too passive at the plate for a power hitter of his caliber, both throughout his career and to start this season. By far the most encouraging early season return, however, is Santana’s swinging strike rate, as it has dropped from 14.5% and...

Jayson Werth (OF, WAS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Teams Leagues OWNED IN: 15% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Jayson Werth hasn't found his way onto many fantasy rosters yet this season, but that could change soon. Go ahead and take a chance on him before it's too late. The veteran outfielder has four multi-hit games in nine total contests and is hitting over .300 in the early going of the season. He's been declining in recent years, having his average dip to below the .250 mark in the last two years, but he seems to be turning...

Mitch Haniger (OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: If you expected Mitch Haniger to be the Mariners' best hitter at this (or any) point in the season, then pat yourself on the back. Haniger was taken late, if at all, in fantasy drafts as a lottery ticket, but so far he's paying off. Haniger has three homers, six RBI and his 10 runs scored is the best in baseball right now. While he has shown a propensity to whiff with 11 K in 35 AB, Haniger is...

Manuel Margot (OF, SD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 51% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Manuel Margot was already a preseason breakout candidate due to his excellent speed; he stole at least 30 bases in four different seasons in the minors. Now, it appears we can add power to his list of assets. Margot surprisingly has launched three solo homers in the first nine games for San Diego. He has hit safely in all but two of those games and has a slash line of .343/.395/.686. Margot also has some variables working in his favor...