No path to playing time? No matter.

by Pat Cloghessy

Playing time, in and of itself, is not a barometer for fantasy supremacy. Yes, AL/NL-only leaguers stand to benefit from collective at-bats, as they produce counting stats. But we want more. As a result of the seemingly unstoppable rise in IL usage, more and more players each year are getting opportunities to showcase their talents. Those with multiple BABS assets but unclear paths to playing time are potential profit centers.

What follows is a sampling of players with skill profiles who, if they had more clearly defined roles, would cost much more . . .

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