Regan’s Rumblings: Chasing Categories
Regan’s Rumblings: Chasing Categories

This article is part of our Regan's Rumblings series.

As we wind down the fantasy baseball season and ruminate on whether Week 1 NFL performances are sustainable (Philip Lindsay anyone?), hopefully you're still alive in at least one of your leagues. For me in a couple leagues, I'm category-chasing. What's this mean? Well, in roto formats, you're looking to make up ground in the overall standings by targeting a push in certain categories, whether it's saves, steals, etc. Here are a handful of guys who may be available in 12-team mixed leagues that could help out:

Steals

Terrance Gore (OF-KC): You have to be a bit desperate to go here, as Gore is just one for two since being recalled on September 1, but he does have five steals. Gore is essentially functioning as a designated pinch-runner, so though he could net the occasional run scored, he's going to be of no help in the BA, HR and RBI categories most likely. Gore hit a miserable .211/.304/.254 for Triple-A Omaha, but he's obviously still fast if you need some sneaky steals.

Adalberto Mondesi (SS-KC): Mondesi is just a .227/.263/.362 hitter in 415 career MLB PAs, but he's also 22 and showing signs of improvement. The son of Raul, as of the timing of this write up was three for three with his 22nd steal on Wednesday to lift him to a semi-respectable .281/.309/.462. It was his fourth multi-hit game in his last eight, and though his 54:7 K:BB may ultimately limit his ceiling, 22 stolen bases in essentially a

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David Regan
David Regan is a six-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner, including the 2015 Baseball Article of the Year.
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