This article is part of our Oak's Corner series.The Week That Was
With all the success the Mariners are having right now (more on that later), I feel like it's still overlooked just how great Jean Segura has been in fantasy leagues this year. Segura enters the Mariners four-game set with the Red Sox hitting a massive .347, the second-highest mark in baseball. That in itself would be a huge value, but he has also scored 51 runs, swiped 14 bags and surprisingly knocked in 42 runs. That across the board production has provided a nice value from his NFBC Main Event ADP of 72.
The Mariners lineup is missing Robinson Cano, but with Mitch Haniger making his case for an All-Star nod and Nelson Cruz heating up, the Mariners lineup is scoring runs and winning games, with Segura sparking the offense. He doesn't walk or hit the ball especially hard, but his combination of elite contact (13.3 percent strikeout rate), speed and a 23.1 percent line drive rate make him great at what he does.
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