The month of June has not been kind to outfielders, and claimed J.D. Martinez last night. Martinez slammed into the wall and left the game with a non-displaced fracture of the radial neck of his right elbow. A CT scan will determine if there is any more damage done to the slugger's elbow and could keep him out of the Detroit Tigers lineup for a long, long time. Cameron Maybin is also hurt, leaving the Tigers with Mike Aviles and Austin Romine in the corner outfield positions, moving Justin Upton to CF.
Fantasy baseball owners should run to add Steven Moya. The Tigers prospect hit .281 in a short stint with the team earlier in the year and has shown the ability to hit for average and power in the Minors.
With Jose Bautista, Steven Souza Jr. & Gerardo Parra out and guys like Brandon Belt, Starling Marte & Billy Hamilton battling injuries of their own, here are five outfielders, less than 50% owned in Yahoo leagues, that fantasy owners should add: