MLB Streaks & Trends: August 23
Joe Gallina goes around the league, tracking the notable streaks and current trends affecting most fantasy baseball leagues.
There are just about six weeks left to the fantasy baseball season and several of your league mates are focusing on fantasy football right now. This is your chance to either pull away from your competition or gain ground on them. Let’s look back over the past month or so at some of the unsung batters and pitchers who’ve been high-performers and should be on your radar as you seek out the player or two who can help you make that final push toward your league’s fantasy baseball playoffs.
Cardinals’ second baseman Kolten Wong is batting .363 with a .411 wOBA over the past 30 days. Overall, he’s stolen 17 bases, a category that has vexed fantasy baseball players over the past couple of seasons. Season-long players seeking to bolster their team should note that he’s owned in just 18-percent of Yahoo fantasy baseball leagues. DFS players who find themselves looking to target a specific southpaw on a given day should know that Wong has a .297 batting average against left-handed...