Line of the Day: Kendrys Morales

Posted on 08 April 2012 by Daniel Aubain

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Kendrys Morales went 4-for-4 with a double and two runs in a 6-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The four hits lifted his season’s batting average to .714 (5-for-7). Some victories are not just won on the scoreboard, though. Morales’ victory is finally being back on the field and producing.

Line: 4 AB | 2 R | 4 H | 0 RBI; 2B

My fantasy perspective: Morales was a wildcard if your league happened to draft in February or the early part of March. By mid-to-late March, he was tearing up Spring Training and looking to be a sleeper target at the end of most drafts. He had an ADP of 201.1 in ESPN leagues and an ADP of 173.71 in CBS leagues. Mock Draft Central is showing his most recent ADP of 186.63, too.┬áIf Morales can get back to his 162 game 5×5 average of .284/76/28/94/2, he’ll easily be considered one of the greatest bargains of the 2012 fantasy baseball season.

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