NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

This article is part of our NL FAAB Factor series.

We have two goals for this article: 

1. Identify likely free agents and discuss their strengths and weaknesses.

2. Estimate how much of your $100 starting free-agent budget you should bid on them.

Bids in general are best guesstimates. The FAAB chart below lets users easily see at a glance how certain players stack up against others and how much they should command in a variety of formats.

The chart, which is sortable by column (click on the header), include a very basic "player grade" column. This serves as a reflection of a player's skills and role on an A-E scale. An "A" grade is reserved for a high-impact prospect stepping into an everyday role.

If you have questions on players, I'm happy to provide my thoughts in the comments. 

PLAYERTEAMPOSGRADE12-Team Mixed $15-Team Mixed $NL-Only $
John GantSTLSPENo24
Elieser HernandezMIASPC7RosteredRostered
Adrian MorejonSDSPENo24
Freddy PeraltaMILSPC9RosteredRostered
Daniel Ponce de LeonSTLSPENo24
Joe RossWASSPENo13
Daniel BardCOLRPD6RosteredRostered
Anthony BassMIARPD6RosteredRostered
Jake McGeeSFRPE4RosteredRostered
Hector NerisPHIRPE248
Emilio PaganSDRPD5RosteredRostered
Omar NarvaezMILCD47Rostered
C.J. CronCOL1BB1015Rostered
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Paul joined Rotowire in 2019 as a contributor of baseball content. He has been playing fantasy sports since the turn of the century and is the first three-sport winner in the esteemed Couch Wars league. He considers Dodger Stadium his second home during baseball season.
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