A little over two years after Melky Cabrera crept out of the Giants locker room for good following a steroid suspension and his estrangement for the eventual World Series Champions, the team is reportedly considering bringing him back to fill the vacancy in left field.
If you’ve been playing fantasy sports long enough, you know it’s not the guys you pick up in round one and two that put your team in the playoffs, but those gems you added in the later rounds. Did you get laughed at when you picked up Scott Kazmir? Who is laughing now? But don’t fall completely in love with that early season steal; a few weeks of slumping could simply be reversion to the mean. Here are our picks for players to keep on a short leash in the 2nd half of your fantasy baseball campaign:
He is piling up nicknames nearly as quickly as he is piling up hits. Melk Man. Melky Way. And the old standby from his Yankees days, Leche—milk in Spanish.