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Elvis Andrus Injury - Fractured Elbow

The Texas Rangers and fantasy baseball owners lost SS Elvis Andrus to a fractured right elbow last night, after being hit by a Keynan Middleton pitch. Andrus was swinging a hot bat, coming off a career year in which he hit 44 doubles and 20 home runs.  However, the Rangers are off to a rough 4-10 start and have already seen Delino DeShields , Rougned Odor and Doug Fister placed on the disabled list.

The Rangers have been outscored 77-44 this season, only the Miami Marlins have a worse run differential.

It appears as though Jurickson Profar will get to play SS everyday moving forward.

If you drafted Elvis around his ADP of 65, you are searching for a replacement at one of the weakest positions in all of fantasy sports.

Top SS Less than 50% Owned Yahoo

Player Owned Points
Yangervis Solarte 43% 85.2
Freddy Galvis 9% 71.4
Marcus Semien 37% 66.5
Miguel Rojas 1% 65.8
Ketel Marte 7% 54.4
Nick Ahmed 15% 50.5
Daniel Robertson 1% 48.0
Eduardo Escobar 28% 46.8
Jordy Mercer 2% 45.6
Aledmys Diaz 3% 42.7
Tim Beckham 28% 40.7

The other option would be to see if you already have someone on your roster who is SS eligible and then to add a (better) player at the other position.

Scoring System
  • At Bats (AB) -1
  • Caught Stealing (CS) -3
  • Singles (1B) 5.6 
  • Doubles (2B) 8.5
  • Triples (3B) 11.3 
  • Home Runs (HR) 15
  • Stolen Bases (SB) 2.5
  • Walks (BB) 3.5
  • Hit By Pitches (HBP) 3.5

Elvis Andrus Fantasy Baseball Injury