Afflicted to Effective (Players who were “unlucky” in 2011 that could help your fantasy baseball team in 2012)
Steve Hamby @SteveOnSportsOK on Twitter
Every year in the majors there are players who have shown consistency in their performances season after season, but for whatever reason they failed to live up to expectations.
In some cases, the blame falls on injury, opportunity, or, in some cases, just plain bad luck. Players such as Dan Uggla and David Wright in 2011 come to mind. Although it can be hard to draft or trade for a player who burned you last year, there are some of those guys who not only deserve a second look in 2012, but are must own players.
But first, how do we define bad luck? (more…)