It’s amazing how little hitter turnover there is in CBSSports.com leagues right now.
Amazing because we got used to more during the other five months of the season, but not surprising considering the most active owners right now are the ones still contending for something. And for the most part, those are the sames ones who’ve found stability in their lineups. They haven’t had to address the weekly headache, combing the waiver wire for some unlikely savior. Their hitters are just … good.
It’s different for pitchers, who are more susceptible to matchups. You never stop scouting for those. But as I’ve said all along, if you have a trustworthy option at every position, this list of sleeper hitters really isn’t for you.
If you don’t, here are the best 10 who might still be available on the waiver wire, all owned in less than 80 percent of CBSSports.com leagues.
Vargas’ overall numbers are impressive enough, but the switch-hitter has absolutely murdered lefties, who the Twins will be facing in half of their games this week. Playing time is still a question, though.