Out of the top 30 projected catchers (today through 6/23) there are 18 owned in less than 65% of leagues. This list includes Alex Avila and Tucker Barnhart, but the highest ranked waiver wire catcher is Pedro Severino who is projected for 20 fantasy points in 11 games. There are only 3 catchers who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Josh Phegley, for example, is projected to be just the #46 catcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options. There are only 2 catchers whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Yadier Molina, at #2, is the highest ranking catcher of this 'must start' group.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Season-to-Date

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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G. Sanchez (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GP | R. Perez* (CLE) 19 FP, 10 GP | C. Sisco* (BAL) 16 FP, 11 GP |

Y. Molina (STL) 24 FP, 11 GP + | K. Suzuki* (WAS) 18 FP, 11 GP | J. Alfaro (MIA) 15 FP, 10 GP - |

J. Realmuto (PHI) 23 FP, 10 GP | J. Lucroy (LAA) 18 FP, 11 GP | C. Kelly* (ARI) 15 FP, 10 GP |

W. Ramos (NYM) 23 FP, 11 GP | A. Avila* (ARI) 17 FP, 10 GP | C. Vazquez* (BOS) 15 FP, 10 GP |

Willson Contreras (CHC) 22 FP, 10 GP | Mitch Garver (MIN) 17 FP, 11 GP | M. Zunino* (TB) 15 FP, 11 GP |

B. Posey (SF) 22 FP, 10 GP + | J. Castro* (MIN) 17 FP, 11 GP | M. Maldonado* (KC) 15 FP, 11 GP |

O. Narvaez (SEA) 20 FP, 11 GP | A. Barnes* (LAD) 17 FP, 11 GP | T. Flowers* (ATL) 15 FP, 10 GP |

Pedro Severino* (BAL) 20 FP, 11 GP | C. Iannetta* (COL) 17 FP, 10 GP | B. McCann* (ATL) 14 FP, 10 GP |

Y. Grandal (MIL) 19 FP, 10 GP - | W. Castillo* (CHW) 16 FP, 9 GP | T. Barnhart* (CIN) 14 FP, 10 GP |

R. Chirinos (HOU) 19 FP, 10 GP | A. Hedges* (SD) 16 FP, 10 GP | Y. Gomes* (WAS) 13 FP, 11 GP |

**Top 60 Projected Starting Pitchers 6/13 to 6/23**

There are 14 starting pitchers that ordinarily are fantasy starters, that you may need to bench. Spencer Turnbull, for example, is projected to be just the #196 starting pitcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options. There are only 3 starting pitchers whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #29, Andrew Heaney is the highest ranking must start. There are a number of starting pitchers projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Framber Valdez, at #22, is the highest ranking starting pitcher of this waiver wire group.

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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Z. Greinke (ARI) 16 FP, 3 GP | J. Odorizzi (MIN) 8 FP, 2 GP | R. Stripling* (LAD) 5 FP, 11 GP |

C. Kershaw (LAD) 16 FP, 3 GP | F. Valdez* (HOU) 8 FP, 2 GP | J. Gray (COL) 5 FP, 2 GP + |

M. Scherzer (WAS) 16 FP, 2 GP | J. Flaherty (STL) 7 FP, 3 GP | T. Williams (PIT) 4 FP, 1 GP |

D. Price (BOS) 15 FP, 3 GP | A. Nola (PHI) 7 FP, 2 GP | J. Nelson (MIL) 4 FP, 2 GP + |

J. Verlander (HOU) 15 FP, 2 GP | S. Bieber (CLE) 7 FP, 2 GP | M. Tanaka (NYY) 4 FP, 2 GP |

C. Sale (BOS) 15 FP, 2 GP | M. Boyd (DET) 7 FP, 2 GP | P. Lopez* (MIA) 4 FP, 2 GP |

T. Bauer (CLE) 13 FP, 2 GP | Z. Eflin (PHI) 7 FP, 2 GP | J. Quintana (CHC) 4 FP, 2 GP |

J. deGrom (NYM) 13 FP, 3 GP | P. Corbin (WAS) 7 FP, 2 GP | M. Wacha* (STL) 4 FP, 2 GP |

H. Ryu (LAD) 12 FP, 2 GP | A. Heaney (LAA) 6 FP, 2 GP + | German Marquez (COL) 4 FP, 2 GP |

G. Cole (HOU) 12 FP, 2 GP | L. Castillo (CIN) 6 FP, 2 GP | Z. Wheeler (NYM) 4 FP, 2 GP |

W. Buehler (LAD) 11 FP, 2 GP | R. Hill (LAD) 6 FP, 2 GP | M. Fiers* (OAK) 4 FP, 2 GP |

C. Morton (TB) 11 FP, 2 GP | B. Woodruff (MIL) 6 FP, 2 GP | T. Milone* (SEA) 4 FP, 2 GP |

S. Strasburg (WAS) 10 FP, 2 GP | C. Bassitt* (OAK) 6 FP, 2 GP | A. Plutko* (CLE) 4 FP, 2 GP |

B. Snell (TB) 9 FP, 2 GP | K. Hendricks (CHC) 5 FP, 2 GP | L. Lynn (TEX) 4 FP, 2 GP |

Z. Davies (MIL) 9 FP, 2 GP | M. Minor (TEX) 5 FP, 2 GP | Y. Chirinos (TB) 4 FP, 2 GP - |

M. Soroka (ATL) 9 FP, 2 GP | F. Montas (OAK) 5 FP, 2 GP - | D. Poncedeleon* (STL) 4 FP, 2 GP |

Kenta Maeda (LAD) 9 FP, 2 GP | W. Miley (HOU) 5 FP, 2 GP | J. Paxton (NYY) 4 FP, 2 GP |

C. Hamels (CHC) 9 FP, 2 GP | N. Syndergaard (NYM) 5 FP, 2 GP | A. Jurado* (TEX) 4 FP, 2 GP |

J. Berrios (MIN) 9 FP, 2 GP | C. Paddack (SD) 5 FP, 1 GP | J. Lester (CHC) 3 FP, 2 GP |

M. Clevinger (CLE) 8 FP, 2 GP | J. Chacin* (MIL) 5 FP, 2 GP | M. Perez (MIN) 3 FP, 2 GP |

**Top 30 Projected First Basemen 6/13 to 6/23**

There are a number of first basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Justin Smoak, at #15, is the highest ranking first baseman of this waiver wire group. There are 7 first basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Nelson Cruz, at #1, is the highest ranking first baseman of this 'must start' group. There are only 5 first basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. C.J. Cron, for example, is projected to be just the #22 first baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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N. Cruz (MIN) 37 FP, 11 GP + | A. Rizzo (CHC) 30 FP, 10 GP - | D. Murphy (COL) 25 FP, 10 GP + |

C. Bellinger (LAD) 37 FP, 11 GP | T. Mancini (BAL) 30 FP, 11 GP | C. Cron (MIN) 25 FP, 11 GP - |

C. Santana (CLE) 36 FP, 10 GP | J. Bell (PIT) 28 FP, 9 GP - | J. Aguilar* (MIL) 25 FP, 10 GP |

D. Vogelbach (SEA) 33 FP, 11 GP + | K. Davis (OAK) 27 FP, 10 GP + | M. Chavis (BOS) 25 FP, 10 GP |

F. Freeman (ATL) 33 FP, 10 GP | J. Smoak* (TOR) 27 FP, 11 GP | A. Pujols* (LAA) 25 FP, 11 GP |

E. Hosmer (SD) 32 FP, 10 GP + | L. Voit (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GP - | J. Bauers* (CLE) 25 FP, 10 GP |

E. Encarnacion (SEA) 32 FP, 11 GP | H. Dozier (KC) 26 FP, 11 GP | J. Votto (CIN) 24 FP, 10 GP |

M. Muncy (LAD) 32 FP, 11 GP | J. Abreu (CHW) 26 FP, 9 GP - | M. Olson (OAK) 24 FP, 10 GP + |

P. Alonso (NYM) 31 FP, 11 GP | R. Tellez* (TOR) 26 FP, 11 GP | J. Bour* (LAA) 24 FP, 11 GP |

P. Goldschmidt (STL) 30 FP, 11 GP + | J. Choi* (TB) 25 FP, 11 GP | H. Kendrick* (WAS) 24 FP, 11 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Second Basemen 6/13 to 6/23**

If you need help at second baseman there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in the short term. Rougned Odor, at #8, is the highest ranking second baseman of this waiver wire group. Dee Gordon is the only second baseman whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. There are only 3 second basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Nick Senzel, for example, is projected to be just the #41 second baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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W. Merrifield (KC) 34 FP, 11 GP | J. McNeil (NYM) 24 FP, 11 GP | D. Fletcher* (LAA) 21 FP, 11 GP |

G. Torres (NYY) 28 FP, 11 GP | B. Dozier* (WAS) 24 FP, 11 GP | N. Goodrum* (DET) 21 FP, 9 GP |

D. LeMahieu (NYY) 28 FP, 11 GP | H. Alberto* (BAL) 24 FP, 11 GP | J. Kipnis* (CLE) 21 FP, 10 GP |

K. Marte (ARI) 27 FP, 10 GP | D. Gordon (SEA) 23 FP, 11 GP + | J. Altuve (HOU) 21 FP, 7 GP - |

O. Albies (ATL) 26 FP, 10 GP | C. Hernandez (PHI) 23 FP, 10 GP - | J. Wendle* (TB) 20 FP, 11 GP |

J. Schoop (MIN) 26 FP, 11 GP | I. Kinsler* (SD) 23 FP, 10 GP | S. Castro* (MIA) 20 FP, 10 GP |

B. Lowe (TB) 25 FP, 11 GP | K. Wong* (STL) 22 FP, 11 GP | J. Rondon* (CHW) 19 FP, 9 GP |

R. Odor* (TEX) 25 FP, 11 GP | L. Rengifo* (LAA) 22 FP, 11 GP | B. Holt* (BOS) 19 FP, 10 GP |

Ildemaro Vargas* (ARI) 24 FP, 10 GP | N. Lopez* (KC) 22 FP, 11 GP | J. Panik* (SF) 19 FP, 10 GP |

J. Villar (BAL) 24 FP, 11 GP | E. Hernandez* (LAD) 21 FP, 11 GP | R. Cano (NYM) 18 FP, 8 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Third Basemen 6/13 to 6/23**

There are a number of third basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Renato Nunez, at #14, is the highest ranking third baseman of this waiver wire group. There are only 6 third basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #3, Jose Ramirez is the highest ranking must start. There are only 4 third basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Yoan Moncada, for example, is projected to be just the #25 third baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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N. Arenado (COL) 39 FP, 10 GP | M. Carpenter (STL) 28 FP, 11 GP + | J. Donaldson (ATL) 25 FP, 10 GP |

A. Rendon (WAS) 39 FP, 11 GP | M. Moustakas (MIL) 28 FP, 10 GP - | M. Franco* (PHI) 24 FP, 10 GP |

J. Ramirez (CLE) 36 FP, 10 GP + | M. Chapman (OAK) 27 FP, 10 GP | R. Ruiz* (BAL) 24 FP, 11 GP |

A. Bregman (HOU) 35 FP, 10 GP | R. Nunez* (BAL) 27 FP, 11 GP | D. Bote* (CHC) 23 FP, 10 GP |

T. La Stella (LAA) 33 FP, 11 GP | V. Guerrero Jr. (TOR) 27 FP, 11 GP + | Y. Moncada (CHW) 23 FP, 9 GP - |

A. Cabrera (TEX) 32 FP, 11 GP + | K. Seager* (SEA) 26 FP, 11 GP | E. Longoria* (SF) 22 FP, 10 GP |

J. Turner (LAD) 31 FP, 11 GP + | E. Suarez (CIN) 26 FP, 10 GP - | A. Riley (ATL) 22 FP, 10 GP |

K. Bryant (CHC) 31 FP, 10 GP | M. Sano* (MIN) 26 FP, 11 GP | T. Shaw* (MIL) 21 FP, 10 GP |

Y. Diaz (TB) 30 FP, 11 GP + | E. Escobar (ARI) 25 FP, 10 GP - | T. Frazier* (NYM) 20 FP, 11 GP |

R. Devers (BOS) 30 FP, 10 GP | C. Cuthbert* (KC) 25 FP, 11 GP | Johan Camargo* (ATL) 19 FP, 10 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Shortstops 6/13 to 6/23**

There are a number of shortstops projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Lourdes Gurriel, at #16, is the highest ranking shortstop of this waiver wire group. There are only 4 shortstops whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Francisco Lindor, at #1, is the highest ranking shortstop of this 'must start' group. There are only 3 shortstops who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Dansby Swanson, for example, is projected to be just the #15 shortstop. He is still probably a fantasy starter for most owners.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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F. Lindor (CLE) 39 FP, 10 GP + | J. Baez (CHC) 28 FP, 10 GP - | W. Adames* (TB) 23 FP, 11 GP |

X. Bogaerts (BOS) 34 FP, 10 GP | M. Machado (SD) 28 FP, 10 GP | C. Taylor* (LAD) 23 FP, 11 GP |

J. Polanco (MIN) 33 FP, 11 GP | J. Segura (PHI) 27 FP, 10 GP | T. Beckham* (SEA) 23 FP, 11 GP |

T. Story (COL) 32 FP, 10 GP | M. Semien (OAK) 27 FP, 10 GP - | N. Ahmed* (ARI) 22 FP, 10 GP |

A. Mondesi (KC) 32 FP, 11 GP | D. Swanson (ATL) 26 FP, 10 GP - | O. Arcia* (MIL) 21 FP, 10 GP |

T. Turner (WAS) 31 FP, 11 GP + | Lourdes Gurriel* (TOR) 24 FP, 11 GP | J. Crawford* (SEA) 20 FP, 10 GP |

E. Andrus (TEX) 31 FP, 11 GP | T. Anderson (CHW) 24 FP, 9 GP | J.T. Riddle* (MIA) 19 FP, 10 GP |

F. Tatis Jr. (SD) 31 FP, 10 GP + | J. Profar (OAK) 24 FP, 10 GP | K. Newman* (PIT) 19 FP, 9 GP |

P. DeJong (STL) 28 FP, 11 GP | S. Kingery* (PHI) 23 FP, 10 GP | J. Peraza* (CIN) 18 FP, 10 GP |

D. Gregorius (NYY) 28 FP, 11 GP + | A. Rosario* (NYM) 23 FP, 11 GP | E. Adrianza* (MIN) 18 FP, 11 GP |

**Top 60 Projected Outfielders 6/13 to 6/23**

There are 15 outfielders that you will want to make sure are starting for you because they are projected to be better over the next 10 days than their season-to-date rank. At #6, Austin Meadows is the highest ranking must start. There are 11 outfielders who are typically starting fantasy outfielders but are projected for fewer points than normal. George Springer, for example, is projected to be just the #134 outfielder during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options. If you need help at outfielder there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 60 in the short term. Shohei Ohtani, at #25, is the highest ranking outfielder of this waiver wire group.

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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M. Trout (LAA) 44 FP, 11 GP | A. Hicks (NYY) 28 FP, 11 GP + | M. Smith (SEA) 25 FP, 11 GP |

M. Betts (BOS) 38 FP, 10 GP | B. Buxton (MIN) 28 FP, 11 GP | M. Conforto (NYM) 25 FP, 11 GP - |

C. Yelich (MIL) 37 FP, 10 GP | A. Eaton (WAS) 28 FP, 11 GP + | J. Dyson* (ARI) 25 FP, 10 GP |

C. Blackmon (COL) 35 FP, 10 GP | V. Robles (WAS) 28 FP, 11 GP + | L. Cain (MIL) 25 FP, 10 GP |

M. Ozuna (STL) 33 FP, 11 GP | S. Ohtani* (LAA) 27 FP, 11 GP | C. Frazier (NYY) 24 FP, 11 GP + |

A. Meadows (TB) 32 FP, 11 GP + | N. Markakis (ATL) 27 FP, 10 GP - | C. Stewart* (DET) 24 FP, 9 GP |

R. Acuna (ATL) 32 FP, 10 GP | D. Dietrich (CIN) 26 FP, 10 GP + | A. Garcia (TB) 23 FP, 11 GP |

J. Martinez (BOS) 32 FP, 10 GP | O. Mercado* (CLE) 26 FP, 10 GP | R. Grichuk (TOR) 23 FP, 11 GP |

R. Hoskins (PHI) 32 FP, 10 GP | B. Goodwin* (LAA) 26 FP, 11 GP | B. Gardner* (NYY) 23 FP, 11 GP |

D. Peralta (ARI) 32 FP, 10 GP + | K. Kiermaier* (TB) 26 FP, 11 GP | H. Pence (TEX) 23 FP, 11 GP - |

A. Benintendi (BOS) 32 FP, 10 GP + | W. Myers (SD) 26 FP, 10 GP + | I. Desmond* (COL) 23 FP, 10 GP |

J. Soto (WAS) 32 FP, 11 GP + | F. Reyes (SD) 26 FP, 10 GP + | N. Castellanos (DET) 23 FP, 9 GP |

E. Rosario (MIN) 31 FP, 11 GP | H. Renfroe (SD) 26 FP, 10 GP + | R. Braun (MIL) 23 FP, 10 GP |

M. Kepler (MIN) 31 FP, 11 GP | Y. Alvarez (HOU) 25 FP, 10 GP + | D. Dahl (COL) 23 FP, 10 GP - |

T. Pham (TB) 31 FP, 11 GP + | B. Anderson* (MIA) 25 FP, 10 GP | D. Santana (SEA) 23 FP, 11 GP - |

A. Gordon (KC) 30 FP, 11 GP | A. Jones (ARI) 25 FP, 10 GP | Jose Martinez* (STL) 23 FP, 11 GP |

S. Choo (TEX) 30 FP, 11 GP | N. Mazara (TEX) 25 FP, 11 GP | H. Bader* (STL) 23 FP, 11 GP |

M. Brantley (HOU) 29 FP, 10 GP | J. Pederson (LAD) 25 FP, 11 GP - | L. Martin* (CLE) 22 FP, 10 GP |

K. Calhoun (LAA) 29 FP, 11 GP | S. Marte (PIT) 25 FP, 9 GP | T. Naquin* (CLE) 22 FP, 10 GP |

B. Harper (PHI) 28 FP, 10 GP | J. Bruce (PHI) 25 FP, 10 GP - | G. Polanco (PIT) 22 FP, 9 GP + |

**Top 60 Projected Relievers 6/13 to 6/23**

There are no widely owned relievers who are significantly exceeding their current rank in the short term. All widely owned relievers are projected to at least come close to their current season ranking in the short term.

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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K. Jansen (LAD) 25 FP, 11 GP | S. Romo (MIA) 12 FP, 10 GP | A. Miller (STL) 3 FP, 11 GP |

J. Hader (MIL) 24 FP, 10 GP | R. Elias (SEA) 12 FP, 11 GP | A. Bradley (ARI) 3 FP, 10 GP |

R. Osuna (HOU) 22 FP, 10 GP | W. Smith (SF) 11 FP, 10 GP | H. Rondon (HOU) 3 FP, 10 GP |

B. Hand (CLE) 21 FP, 10 GP | I. Kennedy (KC) 10 FP, 11 GP | B. Workman (BOS) 3 FP, 10 GP |

S. Doolittle (WAS) 21 FP, 11 GP | P. Strop (CHC) 10 FP, 10 GP | A. Swarzak (ATL) 3 FP, 10 GP |

B. Treinen (OAK) 20 FP, 10 GP | T. Rogers (MIN) 9 FP, 11 GP | Giovanny Gallegos (STL) 3 FP, 11 GP |

A. Chapman (NYY) 19 FP, 11 GP | M. Givens (BAL) 9 FP, 11 GP | R. Pressly (HOU) 3 FP, 10 GP |

J. Hicks (STL) 18 FP, 11 GP | C. Kimbrel (CHC) 8 FP, 4 GP | T. Clippard (CLE) 2 FP, 10 GP |

E. Diaz (NYM) 18 FP, 11 GP | Jose Alvarado (TB) 8 FP, 11 GP | Seth Lugo (NYM) 2 FP, 11 GP |

K. Yates (SD) 16 FP, 10 GP | S. Armstrong (BAL) 8 FP, 11 GP | E. Pagan (TB) 2 FP, 11 GP |

W. Davis (COL) 16 FP, 10 GP | T. Buttrey (LAA) 7 FP, 11 GP | N. Ramirez (LAA) 2 FP, 11 GP |

H. Robles (LAA) 15 FP, 11 GP | S. Greene (DET) 7 FP, 9 GP | Ryne Stanek (TB) 2 FP, 11 GP |

H. Neris (PHI) 14 FP, 10 GP | A. Colome (CHW) 7 FP, 9 GP | J. Diaz (COL) 2 FP, 10 GP |

S. Kelley (TEX) 14 FP, 11 GP | L. Jackson (ATL) 7 FP, 10 GP | Jose Leclerc (TEX) 2 FP, 11 GP |

G. Holland (ARI) 14 FP, 10 GP | M. Walden (BOS) 5 FP, 10 GP | Z. Britton (NYY) 2 FP, 11 GP |

F. Vazquez (PIT) 13 FP, 9 GP | H. Hembree (BOS) 5 FP, 10 GP | N. Anderson (MIA) 2 FP, 10 GP |

R. Iglesias (CIN) 13 FP, 10 GP | A. Minter (ATL) 5 FP, 10 GP | L. Hendriks (OAK) 2 FP, 10 GP |

D. Castillo (TB) 13 FP, 11 GP | C. Martin (TEX) 4 FP, 11 GP | A. Ottavino (NYY) 2 FP, 11 GP |

M. Barnes (BOS) 13 FP, 10 GP | R. Brasier (BOS) 4 FP, 9 GP | K. Giles (TOR) 2 FP, 2 GP |

B. Parker (MIN) 12 FP, 11 GP | J. Jeffress (MIL) 3 FP, 10 GP | A. Houser (MIL) 2 FP, 10 GP |