Fantasy Baseball: Prime Pickups

Looking for a free agent that can give your team a boost and is still available in your league? Included below are the top players from both the American and National League at their respective positions that get regular playing time, and have a higher probability of floating around in your free agent pool. The players are ranked in order of preference:

Starting Pitchers

AL: David Wells, BOS; Danny Haren, OAK; D.J. Carrasco, KC; Scott Elarton, CLE; Joe Blanton, OAK.

NL: Mark Redman, PIT; Brian Lawrence, SD; Sergio Mitre, CHC; Jeff Weaver, LAD; John Patterson, WAS.



AL: Justin Duchscherer, OAK.

NL: Dave Weathers, CIN; Ryan Wagner, CIN.



AL: *Chris Shelton (1B), DET; A.J. Pierzynski, CHW.

NL: Michael Barrett, CHC; Johnny Estrada, ATL; *Robert Fick (1B/OF), SD.


First Basemen

AL: Darin Erstad, LAA; *Kevin Millar (OF), BOS; Rafael Palmeiro, BAL.

NL: Tony Clark, ARI.


Second Basemen

AL: *Jorge Cantu (3B), TB; Robinson Cano, NYY; Adam Kennedy, LAA.

NL: *Todd Walker (1B), CHC; *Eddy Garabito (SS), COL.


Third Basemen

AL: *Bill Mueller (2B), BOS; *Aaron Hill (SS), TOR.

NL: Joe Randa, CIN.



AL: Mike Morse, SEA; Orlando Cabrera, LAA.

NL: David Eckstein, STL; Omar Vizquel, SF.



AL: Emil Brown, KC; David DeJesus, KC; Nook Logan, DET; Randy Winn, SEA; Rondell White, DET.

NL: Kenny Lofton, PHI; *Ryan Klesko (1B), SD.


*Denotes player may be eligible at multiple positions in your league, with his (alternate position) listed after his name.

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