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Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against the Astros on Wednesday.

Although Desmond is not hitting for average in 2014 (.238 BA), he has certainly been able to contribute in other areas, keeping him among the better options to own at the shortstop position. With 13 home runs and 44 RBI, Desmond remains a great source of power from a position that is typically not a place to get that type of production from, so as long as you can absorb his low batting average fantasy owners will be just fine. ANALYST: Matthew Beck

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