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Circling the Bases: Around the Horn

Ray Flowers

Ray Flowers

The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: M-F at 5-8 PM EDT), Ray Flowers has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. You can follow Ray on Twitter (@BaseballGuys), he never sleeps, and you can also find more of his musings at

Around the horn we go. Adam Dunn a batting average booster? Yasiel Puig's start losing some luster? The Athletics have three players we'll tough on including an ace on the hill. Finally, what are the Nationals doing in their outfield?

Dunn Dominates

Adam Dunn was a fantasy superstar last season blasting 41 big flies while knocking in 96 runs and scoring 87 times. Given that he was coming off a historically depressing season - he hit .159 with 11 homers and 42 RBIs in 2011 - he was a tremendous bargain. This season people pretty much returned to drafting Dunn as they always would viewing him as a big time power bat that could kill their batting average. Consider him to have lived up to expectations as he's gone deep 28 times with 73 RBIs and 52 runs scored in 117 games (the runs scored are a little light). He's only hitting .239, but that would be a three-year high. He's only got a .343 OBP, but that would be a three-year high. He's only got a .476 SLG, but

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