HG - Breakout seasons are popping up like mushrooms in Spring as Mike Zunino, Matt Adams, Logan Morrison, David Peralta and Zack Godley are producing really nice seasons to date. Carlos Gomez, J. A. Happ and Mike Fiers are vets making noise of late while rookies Ben Gamel and Jacob Faria are freshman that have burst onto the fantasy scene.
Mike Zunino C Mariners - Zunino was sent to the minors after scuffling out of the gate and was batting all of 173 for the Seaman. Since his recall the Seattle backstop has seen his average jump up to 257 and he has thumped 6 homers while driving in 15 runs over the last ten days. Zunino has also tallied 14 safeties over his last ten games making him a catcher worth playing going forward.
Matt Adams 1B Braves - Adams has come on for the Bravos since arriving from St. Louis with a 10-game run of batting 414 with 6 homers and 16 RBI along with an on base of 455. The former Cardinal is too locked in to ignore any further.
Logan Morrison 1B/OF Rays - Morrison continues his breakout season with 22 long balls including 5 over the past ten games. The former Marlin has also driven in 16 runs for the last week and a half giving him 51 for the season making LoMo a nice addition for any owner needing more offense.
Ben Gamel OF Mariners - Gamel has been a very pleasant surprise for Seattle as the rook is now on a 15-game hitting streak with hits in 25 of his last 26 outings. The young lefty has 22 hits over his last 51 at bats for a blistering average of 413, which has him now batting 352 with 40 runs scored. Gamel is blistering hot so use him.
David Peralta OF Diamondbacks - Peralta has come alive since moving to lead off for the snakes with multi-hits in five games over the last 11. Over this span the lefty is 20 for 45 for a sizzling 444 clip with 13 runs scored, 3 long balls and 9 runs driven in. Peralta is batting a lofty 330 with 45 runs scored, 7 long balls, 5 stolen base for the year making him an ideal add one going forward.
Carlos Gomez OF Rangers - Gomez has come off the DL and has gotten back into the swing with 7 hits in his first 8 games and 10 hits over 30 at bats. Gomez has also clubbed 6 dingers while knocking in 16 making.
Zack Godley RP/SP Diamondbacks - Godley continues his break out campaign with 7 quality starts over his last 8 trips to the bump. The former Cub farmhand has allowed 13 runs over 46.1 innings for an ERA of 2.52 while punching out 37 batters. Godley is pitching too well to be available in any league or format.
Mike Fiers SP Astros - Fiers is on a nice run with 4 quality outings over his last five and has allowed just 4 earned runs over 27.1 frames for a spiffy ERA of 1.32. Fiers has also allowed just 15 hits while striking out 25 and is 4-0 over this span making the former Brewer well worth adding.
Jacob Faria SP Rays - Faria continues to baffle hitters since his promotion to the show with four straight quality starts and just 6 runs allowed over 25.1 innings. The freshman has also punched out 29 batters while just surrendering 20 hits making this rookie a good addition to your roster.
J.A. Happ SP Blue Jays - Happ has started to look like he did in 2016 with three consecutive quality outings and just 4 runs allowed over 18.1 innings. The lefty has K’ed 22 batters over this span which has lowered his seasonal ERA to 3.83 making the Happ a good addition to your pitching staff.