Fantasy Baseball 2015: Waiver Wire Update 8/25
Fantasy Baseball Daily Leagues: Sleeper Picks and Advice for Upcoming Matchups
August 25, 2015
It’s Tuesday, and around here that means it’s time once again to check out the fantasy baseball waiver wire to see which players are trending. We’ve got a fresh crop of notable names for you to peruse today, so let’s check out the numbers and see if anyone strikes your interest as a potential add.
Charlie Morton, SP, Pittsburgh Pirates: Morton is a popular pickup at SP this week, as he’s been on a pretty good run. He’s coming off a 6.2-inning win against the Giants where he allowed no earned on four hits.
Morton hasn’t recorded a loss since July 22, and has allowed more than three earned just once in that span. He’ll go into Miami for a very nice-looking matchup against the Marlins today.
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Raisel Iglesias, SP, Cincinnati Reds: Iglesias is another hot add this week. He’s coming off a tough-luck loss against the Diamondbacks, going seven innings and allowing just one earned on three hits. He struck out 13 batters.
Iglesias has pitched well recently, and hasn’t allowed more than three earned in a start since July 27. He’ll get to try again on Friday in Milwaukee against the Brewers, so pick him up while you can.
Stephen Piscotty, OF, St. Louis Cardinals: Piscotty turned some heads in the Padres finale, bagging three hits, two homers and five RBI in his outing. He’d gone 0-for-8 in the previous two games. He logged another hit and an RBI yesterday.
Piscotty has been hitting pretty darn well lately, and seems to be a pretty good source of power numbers these days. He’s got three more games in Arizona this week, then it’s off to San Francisco.
Mark Canha, 1B/OF, Oakland Athletics: Canha has had a nice week. Through the Rays series, he had a six-game hit streak, complete with six runs, two homers and eight RBI. He had two hits, two runs and two RBI in yesterday’s opener.
Canha has really been hot lately, building his BA and slash line back up to increasingly solid levels. He’s in Seattle and Arizona this week and looks like a nice lower-end pickup in fantasy.
Miguel Sano, 3B/SS, Minnesota Twins: Sano is still available in about a third of the fantasy leagues out there, but that will change if he keeps hitting. He had a nice series in Baltimore over the weekend, logging five hits, six runs, two homers and five RBI.
Sano is hitting .288 on the year with 11 homers and 38 RBI thus far. He’s a pretty nice option for a tough position like SS.
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