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Fake Teams Hitting the Fantasy Links

Robert is out covering the New Castle game so I will be taking care of the Links posts for the rest of the week, so here it goes.


RotoExperts discusses several players who could help you in the second half of the season, and opines that Johan Santana won't help you this season. I thought everyone knew that.

Under The Fantasy Microscope: Melky Cabrera - Roto Hardball
Melky Cabrera has been a shockingly good player for Kansas City this year. Can he keep it up in the second half?

Rotoexperts gives their take on Who's Hot and Who's Not and opines the Rockies outfielder Seth Smith is showing why he is not an everyday player in the big leagues.

More Fantasy Links after the jump:

Like Rodney Dangerfield, Nathan Eovaldi Gets No Respect - Roto Hardball
Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Nathan Eovaldi is one of the more underrated pitchers in all of minor league baseball. Mike Newman has some thoughts into why this is the case and discusses just how good the right-hander is.

Why the Yankees Aren't Promoting Jesus Montero - Pinstripe Alley
Pinstripe Alley gives their thoughts on why the Yankees aren't calling up Jesus Montero. I vote for 2.....i think he is traded this season.

The Maturation of Ian Kinsler, Elite Player - Beyond the Box Score
A profile of Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler, who's taken the next step towards superstar status with his performance this season. Always a power-speed threat, Kinsler has finally made major strides in the other facets of his game, turning him into one of the best all-around players in the entire game.

Baseball Prospectus | Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 18
Kevin Goldstein with a smorgasbord of player stats from Monday's minor league action.

Getting Friendly with Pitcher K% | FanGraphs Baseball
Fangraphs' Carson Cistulli takes a look at K% and compares it to K/9, and concludes K% is a better guage of how dominant a pitcher is.

Is Ubaldo Jimenez Inconsistent? | FanGraphs Baseball
Fangraphs' Dave Cameron analyzes whether Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez is as inconsistent as some people say he is, putting him in the same company as A.J. Burnett.

 Forget Me/Forget Me Not: Will Jerry Sands Get A Second Chance In 2011? | Rotoprofessor

Rotoprofessor asks if Dodgers outfield prospect Jerry Sands will get another shot in 2011. I think he will. Real soon. James Loney should be an everyday major league first baseman.

The Farm Report: Looking At The Top First Base Prospects | Rotoprofessor
Tim Barrett from Rotoprofessor takes a look at the top first base prospects including Paul Goldschmidt, Matt Adams and others.