By Brandon Gordon Sports Central Columnist
In the world of fantasy baseball, the first two months of the season are a wait-and-see period. Wait and see if your sleepers rise to the top or wait and see if your superstars flop.
The wait-and-see period is over. Players are now overvalued and undervalued. The key for a successful virtual general manager is to correctly assess which players will cool off and which players will heat up. Numbers always have a way of evening out by the end of the season.
When looking around the league, there are slumping superstars everywhere. It is up to you, the general manager, to do anything in your power to acquire one of these sleeping giants before they explode. The following is a list of the top-eight players that will rip it up for the rest of the season.
1. Jason Giambi
Yes, Giambi is on pace for 42 dingers and 120 RBIs. Yes, that is normal, but his average is a lowly .234. Giambi’s worst average in the last four years has been .314, which means this man is going to start hitting soon. His average increase will also likely increase his homeruns and RBIs. If someone is trying to give him away, it’s time to pick him up.
2. Vladimir Guerrero
Guerrero is batting .301 with 8 homeruns, 33 RBIs, and 5 SBs. These numbers are way below all of his averages. Yes, I know Guerrero just went on the DL with a disc problem, but when he comes back, watch out. » Read more: Baseball second-half sizzlers