Drafting fantasy baseball players with multi-position eligibility has proven to be a worthwhile and winning strategy. The roster flexibility it offers eases the burden when dealing with injuries and it opens the player pool even wider when making waiver claims.
If looking to acquire players with both high-quality production and multi-position eligibility, look no further than third base. The hot corner is so flush with talent this season, you can wait until the middle rounds to fill your needs and still find high-level talent you can move around the diamond.
Take a nice, long look at Scott Kingery of the Phillies. He is your typical post-hype sleeper and someone you should be targeting this season. Kingery is an extremely talented player with 20-20 upside whose arrival was met with some high expectations. Unfortunately, his failure to deliver the offensive totals with consistency last season has pushed his ADP this year as far down as 182, which is somewhere in the 15th round of standard 12-team drafts. But in Year 3 of his fledgling career, Kingery is primed for a breakout.
Through his first two years, Kingery was victimized by an inexperienced manager in Gabe Kapler….