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AL-Only Sleepers

In honor of the AL-only and NL-only Tout Wars occurring this weekend, I decided to offer a deep, deep, sleeper list for those experts' perusal. I left off those sleepers I have mentioned on the site already and tried to select players who won't be selected in any mixed-league drafts. On that count, I feel very confident.

Some of these players are obvious, though, like Marcus Thames on the Tigers. While digging really deep, I still refuse to consider Vance Wilson, Ramon Santiago or Omar Infante as fantasy players or even the most minuscule value. If these guys get thrust into a starting role, they are there temporarily as GM Dave Dombrowski hammers out a deal for Todd Walker.

I will post a similar list tomorrow for the National League. For those leagues that coincidentally draft on the same weekend as the Tout Wars participants, I wanted to get these up in the event you'd like to benefit, also. I wouldn't want to be perpetuate the rich getting richer, would I?

Team Hitter Pitcher
Yankees Josh Phelps Luis Vizcaino
Red Sox Alex Cora Hideki Okajima
Orioles Freddy Bynum Chad Bradford
Devil Rays Shawn Riggans Juan Salas
Blue Jays Matt Stairs Jason Frasor
Tigers Marcus Thames Wil Ledezma
Twins Alex Casilla Pat Neshek
White Sox Brian Anderson Matt Thorton
Indians Jason Michaels Roberto Hernandez
Royals John Buck Dave Riske
A's Bobby Kielty Kiko Calero
Angels Reggie Willits Joe Saunders
Mariners Ben Broussard Jake Woods
Rangers Jerry Hairston CJ Wilson