The Minnesota Twins’ Ervin Santana is schedule to be activated July 4, just in time for a July 5 debut against the Kansas City Royals. Santana was a very productive pitcher the past two seasons, starting 32 games in 2013 with a 3.24 ERA, followed by 31 starts last year with a 3.95 ERA and an 8.2 K/9 rate. Owned in less than five percent of FOX Fantasy Baseball leagues, John Halpin and D.J. Foster make their recommendations for whether or not the 32-year-old is worth the roster stash.
Another pitcher making his season debut is the New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova. Does the right-hander deserve a spot on your roster?
Halpin and Foster also discuss Freddie Freeman’s DL stint. Who can fill the void at first base until his return? They debate a number of players with ownership rates below 50 percent, including Brandon Belt, Adam Lind, Chris Colabello, Adam LaRoche, Mitch Moreland, Ben Paulsen and Garrett Jones.
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In daily fantasy, the discussion touches on such players as Chris Archer, Madison Bumgarner, Stephen Strasburg, Chi Chi Gonzalez, David Peralta and Derek Norris.
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