Every so often, something about a player will rise to my consciousness. A hidden indicator. A revelation that wakes me up at night. I'll call these periodic posts Player Premonitions.

I am always intrigued by players who go undrafted in 15-team mixed leagues with 6-man reserves, and then draw hefty FAAB interest in the middle of April. I can understand it with major role changes, like a pitcher moving into the closer's role. But for ordinary everyday regulars, one would think we picked the pool pretty clean on draft day.

But here we are . . .

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