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Rounding Third: Week 6 Primer

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

Interleague Issues

This is a busier interleague slate. Watch out for the following series:

TEX @ CHC (1 game) - This is a makeup game from an April rainout. The Rangers have suggested that Lance Berkman will only pinch-hit here and in the following two days, when TEX @ MIL (2 games) happens.

CHW @ NYM (2 games) - With Dayan Viciedo on the DL, it's possible that Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko could play both games, rather than force the White Sox to choose between them and Viciedo.

NYY @ COL (3 games) - Travis Hafner is the obvious candidate to sit. There's no truth to the rumor that he'll immediately turn to dust if he puts on a glove, but he could very well turn to stone.

DET @ WAS (2 games) - Victor Martinez has started to come around, but he'll be stuck pinch-hitting the next two games, plus the Tigers have just five games this week.

SEA @ PIT (2 games) - Either Kendrys Morales or Justin Smoak will have to sit - a

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