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Charging the Mound: Ride the Hot Streak?

Andrew Martinez

Andrew Martinez

Andrew Martinez writes about baseball and football, in addition to hosting the award winning RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio. He is a native Texan and roots for the Astros, Texans, Rockets, and Rice Owls.

Chris Liss

Chris Liss

Chris Liss is RotoWire's Managing Editor and Host of RotoWIre Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio.

Subject: Charging
From: Christopher Liss
Date: August 7, 2013 10:43:10 PM PDT
To: Andrew Martinez

I think this might be my favorite part of the baseball season - when your teams (good or bad) are what they are, you don't have much FAAB left, most of the big trades to be made have been made and you can't do much but sit and watch. Let's see if Giancarlo Stanton and Bryce Harper reach 30 HR - forget that they're behind that pace, either is capable of hitting 15 HR in a given month. It's less oppressive than early in the year when you have a million decisions, and many of them are for the long haul. This is when it gets a little easier (until the September call-ups, when all hell breaks loose again).

Even for my teams that are out of contention I'm watching to see how my guys perform so I can get a sense of whether I was actually right about them after all. If you spent good money for B.J. Upton,

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