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Milton Bradley, OF (TEX): Milton Bradley is batting .311 with six home runs, 21 RBIs and 20 runs. His impressive batting average is 10th in the majors, but when I was examining his numbers, something stood out to me: he's only had 122 at-bats. That's mostly because he walks quite a bit (25 times, tied for third in the AL). His .426 OBP is the second-best in the American League, and given that's he hitting for average and is frequently on base, Bradley has plenty of value. Bradley injured his shoulder on Monday, and although it is not expected to be serious, he is still expected to miss a game or two.

Brandon Boggs, OF (TEX): I've always got my eye on players in either Texas or Colorado because of the hitters' parks. Brandon Boggs has only played 14 games for Texas, but the Rangers seem confident in the rookie's services. In 50 at-bats, he has two home runs, four runs and eight RBIs. His .300 average is solid, but he isn't worth a ton of consideration unless you are in an AL-only league. Keep an eye on him, though.

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Clint Barmes, 2B, SS (COL): Clint Barmes is a player I would be adding right now if I need infield help. Troy Tulowitzki is out for a while, and Barmes has been a solid hitter so far this season. Anyone can use a .333 average with 12 RBIs and 10 runs. He also has a bit of power (two home runs) and a bit of speed (two stolen bases). His numbers are even better in May. He's 12-for-28 (.429) this month with a .500 OBP. He has the qualifications to be a starter in almost all leagues.

Jeremy Hermida, OF (FLA): Jeremy Hermida is hitting second for the Florida Marlins, and at the rate they've been scoring runs, Hermida has become pretty valuable. He has 20 runs in only 123 at-bats, which is a positive sign. Most of the leaders in this category have anywhere between 10 and 30 more at-bats than him. He also has 19 RBIs and a .309 average. He finished with 18 home runs last year, which is decent, but he doesn't steal bases. For a waiver wire guy, he's a good option, but the lack of power and speed sours me on him in shallower leagues.

Brad Wilkerson, OF (TOR): Just because Brad Wilkerson changed teams doesn't mean he has value. I'm not sure why he's even come up in fantasy baseball conversations unless he runs a league of his own. The Seattle Mariners didn't want Wilkerson, and they need bats desperately. He's never hit better than .268 in a full season, and he's batting .091 as a member of the Blue Jays. He did have 20 home runs last year but also had a .234 average. Look elsewhere for help.

Frank Thomas, DH (OAK): The Toronto Blue Jays are looking for bats, and the two guys that they dissed earlier this season -- Reed Johnson and Frank Thomas -- are key hitters on their new teams. Sounds like J.P. Ricciardi's era is coming to a close. But back to fantasy. Thomas has been very good since his early-season slump. How does a .303 average with seven RBIs in 10 games in May sound? Thomas hit .250, then .183 in April and May last year but still finished with a .277 average, 26 home runs and 95 RBIs. If you need power, the Big Hurt is your answer.

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