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Dylan Moore (2B/SS/3B/OF, SEA) - Week 25 Waiver Wire Pickups

Nick Solak (2B, TEX) - Week 25 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Texas Rangers made a very public challenge to veteran second baseman Rougned Odor by calling up prospect Nick Solak last month. Solak is a contender to take Odor's job permanently in 2020, and for now he's doing everything he can to earn regular... Read More

4 months ago

Nick Solak (2B, TEX) - Week 24 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Texas Rangers made a very public challenge to veteran second baseman Rougned Odor by calling up prospect Nick Solak. Solak is a contender to take Odor's job permanently in 2020, and for now he's doing everything he can to earn regular... Read More

5 months ago

Asdrubal Cabrera (2B/3B/SS, WAS) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 23% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After not finding a trade partner for Asdrubal Cabrera at the end of July, Texas moved on from the soon-to-be free agent. Just three days after being released by the Rangers, the Nationals pounced and added him to their roster. This is... Read More

5 months ago

Nick Solak (2B, TEX) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Rangers recalled infielder Nick Solak, whom they acquired from the Rays earlier in the year, just a few days ago but he has already made a strong impression on his new team. Solak has started all four games since being recalled,... Read More

5 months ago

Austin Nola (1B/2B, SEA) - Week 19 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: A relatively unheralded catching prospect for the Marlins, the Mariners signed Austin Nola as a minor league free agent this winter, and promoted him to the big league roster in June. While he is no longer a primary catcher, Nola has hit... Read More

6 months ago


Carson Kelly (C, ARI) - Week 19 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Two Catcher Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  It’s down to Alex Avila and Carson Kelly at catcher for the Diamondbacks. Kelly has been behind the plate for most of the contests, with Avila taking about 1/3 of them vs righties. Kelly was a huge prospect for the Cardinals... Read More

6 months ago

Kevin Kiermaier (OF, TBR) - Week 19 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  The inevitable injury bug has struck Kiermaier, who hasn’t been able to stay healthy since his rookie year. His glove is a mainstay when healthy, so you can expect him to be there on a nightly basis. Remember, they signed him... Read More

6 months ago

Brian Dozier (2B, WAS) - Week 19 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All leagues OWNED IN: 32% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  Dozier struck hot iron in July, boasting a .391 wOBA. For the first time in his career, Dozier walked (20) more than he struck out (18). This Nationals lineup is giving him loads of protection and he’s a guy that’s going to... Read More

6 months ago

Ryan McMahon (1B, 2B, 3B, COL) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  The Rockies have been away from Coors Field, and Ryan McMahon has been raking. Over his last nine games, McMahon has accounted for 9 hits, 8 RBI’s, and three home runs. He’ll now get to go back to Coors Field for... Read More

6 months ago

Colin Moran (2B/3B, PIT) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Colin Moran's quietly solid season continues, as the Pirates infielder is slashing a tidy .288/.329/.458 with 10 home runs and 56 RBI. His July numbers have been electric, as the left-hander is hitting .348/.371/.455 with a .826 OPS and 12 RBI. However,... Read More

6 months ago


Jason Kipnis (2B, CLE) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is no longer the fantasy star that he was back in 2016, when he blasted 23 home runs and swiped 15 bases with a .275 batting average. After back-to-back disappointing seasons, Kipnis is quietly having a solid... Read More

6 months ago

Colin Moran (2B/3B, PIT) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The quietly excellent season from Pirates infielder Colin Moran continues. He was originally expected to be a bench bat for the Pirates coming into the season, but has won himself an everyday job hitting right in the heart of the order. The... Read More

7 months ago

Luis Urias (2B, SD) - Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Urias' first taste of the big leagues in 2019 didn't go so hot, as he slashed a miserable .083/.241/.125 with a horrific 37.9% strikeout rate in 11 games. That'll surely be enough to scare many fantasy owners away, but it is worth... Read More

8 months ago

Trading Up: Offensive Category Targets

This article is the fourth in our series on trade and acquisition targets for the second half of the season. Part 1: Top-50 Players to Target Part 2: Mid-Tier and Bargain Targets on Offense Part 3: Mid-Tier and Bargain Pitchers Part 4: Offensive Category Targets Part 5: Pitching Category Targets Tweaking an offense to strengthen... Read More

1 year ago

MLB Podcast on RotoBaller Radio: 2016 Fantasy Baseball Second Base (2B) Tiered Rankings

RotoBaller is very excited about the start of the second year of RotoBaller Radio. You can find our new shows as always on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, YouTube, and on iTunes under podcasts. Every Tuesday night at 9:00 PM EST, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and esteemed co-host Anthony Aniano will be discussing the most recent and relevant MLB news... Read More

4 years ago


Turning Two: Will Anyone Hit .350?

Turning Two: Can Anyone Hit .350?   Welcome back to our fourth edition of Turning Two. We've now discussed who will hit 50 HR, who will win 20 games, and who can put up a 20/20. Last week's topic was fairly common year over year, so let's tackle a real challenge: hitting .350. Hitting .350 is a daunting task.... Read More

4 years ago

Rougned Odor (2B, TEX) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 37% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Rougned Odor really stunk it up to start the season. As such, he was demoted to AAA to try and get himself going. Fortunately for the Rangers, the demotion was just the wake-up call Odor needed. He tore up Triple-A pitching to the tune... Read More

5 years ago

Second Base / Shortstop Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds: Week Six

The 2015 season is well underway, but it’s never too early to start trying to improve your team. Over the course of the season I’ll be giving you two players at second base and two at shortstop each week who can help your team win. These players are usually widely available in any format, and... Read More

5 years ago

Video: Analyzing the Top 5 Dynasty League Second Basemen (2B) For 2015 & Beyond

The 2015 fantasy baseball season is fast approaching RotoBallers. We are here to provide you with the most current and in-depth analysis every single day during the busy draft season, and the duration of the 2015 MLB season. Several times per week, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph will review the key player news and developments, as well... Read More

5 years ago

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Fantasy Baseball Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups

Summer is over and the last weeks of the baseball season are upon us. How do you close out the season in style? By picking up the right sleepers at the right time. If you are a fantasy deep league player, do your homework and find the right September call up to help your fantasy baseball... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups: Second Base (2B) & Shortstop (SS)

Here we go gang. It's the playoff push. Whether you've got a spot locked down or need that extra kick to get yourself in, take a look at these middle infield sleepers for the home stretch.   Second Base Waiver Wire Pickups Jedd Gyorko (SD) - Owned in 31.4% of leagues Gyorko has turned things... Read More

5 years ago

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Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS) Waiver Wire Pickups (Week 20)

So how’s your team looking for the fantasy baseball home stretch? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm… or in this case, the roster. If you play fantasy baseball, I don't need to tell you that Chicago Cubs prospect... Read More

5 years ago

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Waiver Wire Pickups: Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

So how’d you do in the first half? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm…or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some middle infielders that could be useful in the next few weeks. If they are... Read More

5 years ago

Waiver Wire Pickups: Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

  Middle Infield Waiver Wire Sleepers So how’d you do in week 14? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm…or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some middle infielders who could be useful in the next... Read More

6 years ago

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Sleeper Hitters Who Could See a Big Second Half

These Hitters Love To Lay Down The Wood This is the third in a series of articles in which we will evaluate potential fantasy baseball sleepers by looking at deeper statistics and advanced sabermetrics. Today we are going to try and project four hitters that should see increased production in batting average, and subsequently, in... Read More

6 years ago


Waiver Wire for Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

So how’d you do in week 9? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm… or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some middle infielder sleepers who could be useful off the waiver wire in the next... Read More

6 years ago

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Impact Prospects: Second Base

When draft day 2014 comes around for fantasy baseball owners, there are going to be a lot of decisions to be made at second base. Many owners will want to get someone like Robinson Cano or Dustin Pedroia early in the draft because the position can be very thin at times. But this could be... Read More

6 years ago

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