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Fantasy Baseball Top 5 Sleepers (April. 13th)

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

1. Delmon Young, LF, Minnesota Twins

Young's first week proves he will finally live up to expectations this season.

The former first overall pick by the Tampa Bay Rays surprised fantasy owners with a solid opening week. Is this the year that he lives up to his expectations?  The Twins starting LF is only hitting .273, but has two homeruns, 7 RBIs and has added 2 walks and a stolen base.  His RBI total is tied for fifth in the majors.

The Twins took a huge gamble when they traded Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett to the Rays for the troubled Young and Brendan Harris in 2007. Young has the tools to be a 20HR, 80RBI player every year. If he continues to hit like he has in the 2010 season, the 2007 trade will finally even out. (more…)