Waiver Wire: 10 Under 10%

J. Meric

Brian Creagh picks 10 players owned in less than 10% of Yahoo leagues who are worth keeping an eye on.

Ryan Raburn - Cleveland Indians (8% Owned) - Raburn opened the season on an unexpected tear, and after cooling off considerably, he's at it again. 3 HR's this past week and a 1.365 OPS should get him more playing time so plug him in and ride the streak.

Matt Dominguez - Houston Astros (9% Owned) - An alumni of previous 10 Under 10 lists, Dominguez is severely undervalued. He can't take a walk, so I'd avoid him in OBP leagues but the power is real and his playing time isn't in jeopardy. He's arguably a Top 15 3B the rest of the year and should be more widely owned.

Stephen Drew - Boston Red Sox (7% Owned) - With Jose Iglesias moving to Detroit, Drew will hold the SS spot for the remainder of the season. Xander Bogaerts has been playing more 3B after the trade, so I'm not concerned that the rookie comes up and bumps Drew out of the starting spot. Drew will provide above average power for the position and his R/RBI totals are aided by being apart of the potent Boston offense.

Chris Denorfia - San Diego Padres (4% Owned) - Another alumni of previous weeks' lists, Denorfia is one of the few players at this level of ownership who can pitch in across-the-board production. He's starting in RF and hitting atop the Padres offense so the opportunities are there.

Eric Sogard - Oakland A's (5% Owned) - Sogard is an average-only guy, but the reason I he makes this list due to his 9-game hitting streak, his multi-position eligibility (2B, 3B, SS), and those glasses. How could you not want to roster those glasses?

Tyson Ross - San Diego Padres (5% Owned) - A personal favorite of mine, Ross has pitched very well over the past two weeks since being placed back in the rotation. Ross has the talent to continue this success as he faces teams for a second and third time, and I recommend snapping this guy up in keeper/dynasty leagues as his value is only going up from here.

Randall Delgado - Arizona Diamondbacks (8% Owned) - The stench of his start against Boston last night will likely make Delgado even more widely available, but don't let a poor start against the best offense shake your confidence. Delgado is more than a solid streaming option and should be rostered in almost all formats.

Henderson Alvarez - Miami Marlins (4% Owned) - The Miami offense isn't THAT bad with the additions of Yelich, Morrison and Marisnick to an extent, and I expect the rotation as a whole to sneak out a few more W's then we have been accustomed to seeing thus far. Alvarez's past 20 innings have resulted in 2 W's, 7 K's (you're not adding him for strikeout potential), 4 BB's, 0.89 ERA and 0.84 WHIP.

Garrett Richards - Los Angeles Angels (2% Owned) - Back-to-back impressive starts since his return to the rotation, Richards is probably still an AL-only guy. He took down two of the best offenses in Oakland and Toronto so he's at least earned my trust against some of the softer AL matchups moving forward. I'd dodge his start against Texas this week.

Danny Farquhar - Seattle Mariners (0% Owned) - Similar to Wilhelmsen last year, Farquhar has come out of nowhere and is showing some nasty stuff out of the pen. He's my odds on favorite to claim the closers job in Seattle once Tom Wilhelmsen runs out of leash. Even if he doesn't earn a save the rest of the year, your ratios will thank you for letting Farquhar eat some innings.

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