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Week 18 Waiver Wire Rankings - Fantasy Baseball Pickups Include Ian Kennedy, Rowan Wick, Jesus Luzardo, Jonathan Hernandez

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Welcome fellow RotoBallers, as we enter Week 18 of the fantasy baseball season. Last week's list featured players like Luis Garcia, Brady Singer, Alex Cobb and Domingo German off the waiver wire, and we're back at it for more.

Just like any other week, we have put together a full assortment of fantasy baseball waiver wire articles. You can see that full roundup below.

We are with you every single week, and are going to do our best to help guide you through the entire MLB season and bring home that fantasy trophy.

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Week 18 Waiver Wire Roundup for Fantasy Baseball

For those who are not familiar, our team's fantasy baseball waiver wire articles get published on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays each week.n

First up is our two-start pitcher streamers article by lead editor Pierre Camus, and the top hitter streamers and starts article by Justin Dunbar, released late each week to give you a head start on the week ahead.

For you premium subscribers, you get our overall waiver wire article, compliments of Nick Mariano. These will give you a solid overview of the waiver wire options.

RotoBaller's resident points league guru Nick Gaut brings you his weekly points league pitcher pickups and points league hitter pickups. KC Bubba then brings your his deeper waiver wire pickups for all positions, with a slant for NFBC leagues.

In addition to these articles, we also dig deeper for each position with individual waiver wire articles: starting pitcher pickups, outfield pickups, 2B and SS pickups, 1B and 3B pickups, and players to consider dropping. Last but not least, Anthony Aniano gives you two videos a week for his waiver wire hitters video and waiver wire pitchers video.

 

Who To Pickup for Fantasy Baseball Week 18?

Are you looking for a more direct and structured list of prioritized players to add off the waiver wire?

This article is final piece of the weekly waiver wire pickups series, and its goal is to show you our weekly ranking for the relevant waiver wire pickup options including how to prioritize them for your league (depending on the league size).

So below you will find the overall rankings list, and below that each individual position in priority order. Hopefully this helps you win your waiver wire this week! Let's get to it.

Rank Player Name Position % Ros. Baller Move
1 Jean Segura 2B 47 Add in All Leagues
2 Jesus Luzardo SP 47 Add in 10+ Team Leagues
3 George Kirby SP 38 Add in 10+ Team Leagues
4 Adam Frazier 2B, OF 29 Add in 10+ Team Leagues
5 Rowan Wick RP 13 Add in 10+ Team Leagues
6 Jonathan Hernandez RP 11 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
7 Kyle Finnegan RP 34 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
8 Trent Grisham OF 39 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
9 Alex Cobb SP 36 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
10 Braxton Garrett SP 40 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
11 Dany Jimenez RP 37 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
12 Edward Cabrera SP 36 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
13 Miguel Vargas 3B 17 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
14 Alexis Diaz RP 16 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
15 Aaron Ashby SP, RP 39 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
16 Jose Iglesias 2B, SS 22 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
17 Wil Crowe SP, RP 18 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
18 Kutter Crawford SP, RP 15 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
19 Ian Kennedy RP 8 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
20 Kyle Lewis OF 19 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
21 Nick Lodolo SP 35 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
22 Vinnie Pasquantino 1B 14 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
23 William Contreras C 41 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
24 Seth Brown 1B, OF 28 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
25 Luis Rengifo 2B, 3B, SS, OF 23 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
26 Randal Grichuk OF 36 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
27 Pete Fairbanks RP 7 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
28 Eddie Rosario OF 20 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
29 Mitch Keller SP 14 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
30 Ryan Tepera RP 9 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
31 Luis Garcia 2B, SS 7 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
32 Victor Robles OF 4 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
33 Domingo German SP 25 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
34 A.J. Puk RP 25 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
35 Justin Steele SP, RP 13 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
36 Nick Gordon 2B, SS, OF 2 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
37 Alek Thomas OF 15 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
38 Daniel Vogelbach 1B 6 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
39 Tyrone Taylor OF 3 Add in 15+ Team Leagues
40 Jose Trevino C 19 Add in 15+ Team Leagues



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