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10 Under 10% - Week 3

Brian Creagh lists 10 great adds owned in less than 10% of Yahoo leagues

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Tim Beckham - SS, Tampa Bay Rays (3% Owned) - A post-hype sleeper at a level almost never seen, Tim Beckham appears to finally be putting it together in Tampa Bay. He's finding time at 2B and SS and showing the tools that positioned him as the #1 overall pick back in 2008. Beckham's flexibility to play either MI position means he'll find consistent AB's. Beckham should provide solid power and speed combination and has some long-term value still being 25 years old.

Kevin Pillar - OF, Toronto Blue Jays (4% Owned) - The starting LF for Toronto is going to have some staying power. Michael Saunders is having some setbacks during his rehab, and Pillar's performance, especially in the field, is earning him regular AB's when Saunders returns. His offensive upside is limited, but if you're in a league where just getting AB's has value, I'd recommend buying into Pillar. He's no longer just a temporary replacement for Saunders.

Jake Marisnick - OF, Houston Astros (4% Owned) - A former top prospect, Jake Marisnick used to be one of the premiere power/speed prospects in the minor leagues. A few down years and a trade from Toronto to Houston took Marisnick further out of the spotlight, but he's emerging again as the everyday centerfielder for Houston. He'll provide more SBs than HRs but he can provide a decent AVG and has a firm grasp on the everyday CF job.

Andre Ethier - OF, Los Angeles Dodgers (5% Owned) - Puig is day-to-day with an injury, so Andre Ethier has been picking up more playing time and making the most of it. HIs production has warranted more PT when Puig returns, and Ethier could find steal some AB's from Carl Crawford. The positive performance doesn't hurt his trade value and could pique the interest of some clubs dealing with OF injuries.

Jarrod Dyson/Paulo Orlando - OF, Kansas City Royals (4%/1% Owned) - Alex Rios recently went down with a fractured hand and will be out for over a month. Filling in for Rios will be some sort of combo of Jarrod Dyson and Paulo Orlando. Both players are very intriguing, Dyson is a known quantity and will provide solid SB opportunities, and Paulo Orlando is a bit of an unknown. He's hit 3 triples already this year, and speed is his best attribute, but he could the 30 year old Brazilian could be a nice sleeper pickup in deep leagues.

Nathan Karns - SP, Tampa Bay Rays (4% Owned) - Cobb, Colome, Smyly, and Matt Moore are all on the DL for Tampa and that's given an opportunity for Nate Karns to shine. He's had one positive, and one poor start, but I do believe there is long-term value in Karns. You'll sit him against the really tough matchups, but he is more than capable of providing 10+ quality starts this season and will have the opportunity to do so.

Odrisamer Despagne - SP, San Diego Padres (5% Owned) - The Ian Kennedy injury opened up a chance for the Cuban SP, Orisamer Despagne to get a few turns in the rotation. He's not a high strikeout pitcher, so his upside is limited, but pitching in Petco with a formidable offense backing him, Despagne is a worthwhile pickup. He's a short-term add at best, but he'll come across a ton of streamable situations.

Kevin Jepsen - RP, Tampa Bay Rays (5% Owned) - Jepsen is an interesting add because he's next in line for saves in Tampa Bay, but he's also a solid play to help a fantasy team's ratios and K%. Brad Boxberger has the role for now, and he's good enough to nail it down for the season, but fluky things happen and Jepsen will quickly acquire the role if Boxberger struggles.

Travis Wood - SP, Chicago Cubs (2% Owned) - The Cubs are going to be competitive this year, and Wood is going to get a shot at a lot of W's. He pitched great this week and continues to prove himself as a backend rotation piece. There's value in that in fantasy teams and he's one of the most available SP's with a secure spot in the rotation.

Aaron Loup - RP, Toronto Blue Jays (1% Owned) - Miguel Castro is the closer in Toronto, but he's 21 years old and I can't help but think he's got a challenge coming. He'll need to learn to adjust to hitter's adjustments, and if he doesn't do it right away, Loup could take over the closers role in Toronto. It's purely speculative, but that's what we have to play in deeper leagues.