Many fantasy baseball teams, not to mention the Mets, were dealt a blow this week when Ike Davis (1B, NYM) went down with an ankle injury. Davis was coming on strong in his second full season in the majors. Thusfar, Ike Davis’ season was favorably comparable to Albert Pujols’. How can fantasy owners cope with the loss of a guy who was the 12th ranked first baseman over thusfar in 2011?
This is where fantasy baseball gets fun. When the perennial sluggers and first-rounders are taken, and a sudden need crops up, there is plenty of overlooked talent, available in most leagues, that can help minimize damages. (more…)