In this piece we'll explore plenty. Is Jose Altuve emerging as the best second sacker in baseball? Should James Jones on the offensive side, and Jesse Hahn on the pitching side, be getting more love? Is it possible that A.J. Burnett will turn things around in the second half? When Nolan Arenado returns, what type of production should be expected? Finally, why does no one talk about Huston Street when they are discussing the best closers in baseball?


The month of June will go down as the best month of baseball that Jose Altuve will ever have. Ever. For the month Altuve hit .411. Yes, over .400. What's more amazing, the .411 batting average or the 17-for-17 in steals? I honestly don't know how to answer that. Either number is stupendous. In conjunction it boggles the mind. Seriously, who Continue...

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About Ray Flowers

The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: Mon-Fri 7-10 PM EDT), Ray also hosts his own show Sunday night (7-10 PM EDT). Ray has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. Specializing in baseball, football and hockey, some consider him an expert in all three.

Ray Flowers on Twitter

RT @WheresKernan: Curtis Granderson is hitting .155 for the month of August. In any other world that gets you benched. #mets

RT @SiriusXMFantasy: Kyle & Ray (@BaseballGuys) talk with the Godfather of Fantasy Sports, Charlie Wiegert (@GFFantasySports)!

RT @m_sheldon: Hamilton stole 3B in 4th ... that's No. 50 of season. He's 9th player #reds history to reach 50 steals in one season

RT @Sean_McAdam: With two singles tonight, Ortiz has now reached in 13 straight games and is 21-for-46 (.457) in that span.