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Fantasy Baseball Sell High Candidates

Jean Segura Fantasy Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks
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Yesterday, I presented you with some buy low targets after just two weeks of fantasy baseball, but now it's time to get the most value out of players that are impressing owners early on in the season.  It is highly likely that their best weeks are behind the following players.

Miguel Montero
  • Montero is off to a nice start for the Cubs this year, as he four extra base hits, six RBI and 6 runs scored in 8 games. People love the Cubs this season, and would be willing to give up a little extra on Montero thanks to his hot start and their lack of production at the position.
  • This Summer Yadier will be 34 and after 12 years in the big leagues, you can't deny that he is breaking down. We've seen a decrease in power and production over the last few seasons and sadly, he'll likely land on the DL at some point this year. Take advantage of his fast start and sell him while you can.
  • A .250 average with seven extra base hits and eight RBI over the first 12 games, is a fantastic start for Carter. But let's not forget this is Chris Carter who has a career .218 average and strikes out close to 40% of his at-bats. 
  • In his final two seasons in Milwaukee, Jean Segura was one of the most disappointing players in the entire major leagues. A move to Arizona has gotten him off to a fast start, hitting .352 with 3 home runs (one was a inside-the-park home run on the Kyle Schwarber injury). Can he put together a full season with this kind of production? You'd be crazy to wait around and find out.
  • There is no better story in baseball right now then the Trevor Story. Eight home runs in his first 13 big league games? That's ludacris. Story has 23 strike outs in his 55 at-bats and it's only a matter of time before pitchers figure him out. Also what's going to happen when Jose Reyes returns? It's a great feeling owning Story, but it's only a matter of time before I deal him for some proven talent.
  • Trumbo is loving playing in Baltimore this season. He's off to a .368 start with five home runs and 11 RBI. Trumbo currently is hitting 130 points higher than his career average so he'll come back down to earth before you know it. Sell him while the hype is there.
  • .341 average with three home runs. Beltran is 38. Sell him before he lands on the DL.
  • Rasmus is off to a great start with Houston, as he currently has a .431 OBP and three home runs. The OBP is a fluke considering he has a lifetime .315 OBP and he's already striking out 1/3 of his at-bats. 
  • Soler has a ton of value due to his power and the fact that he'll be playing everyday with Schwarber done for the year. However he is hitting just .216 to start the season. If he doesn't start to produce, who knows how long the Cubs will stick with him.
  • Charlie Morton is who we thought he was in his first start with the Phillies - 3.2 IP, 5 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 Ks. Over his last two starts, Morton has fooled us all, going 12.2 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 6 BB, 13 K. Hopefully people are buying into the hype and you can get rid of this guy. He's pitching in a tiny ballpark and will never get enough run support to win double digit games.
  • Currently Aaron Sanchez is 1-0 with 20 strike outs in 20 innings and a 1.35 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP in his three starts with the Blue Jays. How long can he keep this up? Sanchez barely won the fifth starter job and he's never pitched more than 92 innings in a season. 
  • This kid's value will never be higher in his career than it is right now. Velasquez was the center piece in the Ken Giles trade and is off to a Cy Young start in Philadelphia. Over his first two starts he is 2-0, allowing just 6 hits and 3 walks in 15 innings, while striking out 25. His last start he threw a complete game shutout, giving up 3 hits and striking out 16. Philly will likely limit his innings later on in the season and like Morton, he's pitching in a hitters ballpark.