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Rod Barajas, C (TOR): You might be surprised by this, but Rod Barajas has been the second-most valuable catcher in 5x5 leagues over the last month. Making that assertion sounds as crazy as saying Sony products were outsold by Brand J over the last month, so I better back it up with the stats before you click the red 'x' in the top right. Here are Barajas' stats in that span (seriously):

.393 AVG (22-56), 4 HR, 16 RBI, 11 R.

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Barajas is currently batting .303, but hasn't topped .256 in any single season. With catcher being such a thin position and Greg Zaun on the disabled list, Barajas is worth some consideration.

Aubrey Huff, 1B, 3B (BAL): Aubrey Huff had a fairly inconspicuous start to the season, but has picked it up as the calendar flipped to June. Over his last nine games, Huff is 11-for-35 with three home runs, seven RBIs and eight runs. Huff is inconsistent, though, and planning your long-term fantasy future around him is as risky as the Bluth Company stock. But don't hesitate to use him while he's in a groove.

Carlos Gonzalez, OF (OAK): Here's someone worth monitoring: Carlos Gonzalez. He was the supposed prized jewel of the Dan Haren trade, but the way Dana Eveland and Greg Smith have pitched, Gonzalez has some work to do. He got the call and is now up with the team. He is a premier prospect, which is why he's worth watching. He may not be on Jay Bruce's level, but he's up there. The A's plan to develop him now, which means he should see a steady amount of playing time.

Jerry Hairston Jr., 2B, 3B, SS, OF (CIN): Jerry Hairston Jr., who has batted less than .250 since his final year in Baltimore, is back on the map. He's versatile and has been just what the doctor ordered for the Cincinnati Reds at the top of the order. He's hitting .361 over his last 11 games with six steals, nine runs and five RBIs. What makes him so valuable is that he's hitting right in front of Jay Bruce, who has been lighting it up since his call-up. While him and Bruce stay hot, keep him on your roster.

David Murphy, OF (TEX): I keep double-checking David Murphy's player page on ESPN.com to see what his season statistics project to be. As of now, he projects to finish with 19 home runs, 105 RBIs and 14 stolen bases. He's definitely worth owning, but I still keep getting questions about dropping proven but mediocre veterans for him. He is batting behind Josh Hamilton, arguably the best hitter in the American League this year, and Milton Bradley, who leads the AL in OPS. He's going to get plenty of run-producing opportunities. He also has 34 runs on the season, which is fairly solid considering he got a slow start.

Randy Winn, OF (SF): Randy Winn has been on absolute fire over the past month and by most accounts, has been completely under the radar. How does .327, 24 runs, five home runs, 11 RBIs and four stolen bases sound? That is very stellar and ranks him probably in the top 20 of most leagues over the last month. Granted, he's Randy Winn, and he won't keep this up, but for a rental, this is your perfect use and lose candidate.

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