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May 23 - Week 7 Snapshot

Another week, another breakdown off players who were red hot or ice cold last week (some repeat
performers). From sleepers who’re coming into their own to fantasy studs suffering through slumps,
the MOTY Talk Snapshot will help you manage your team in the coming week, offering up ideas for
free agent pick ups, bench moves and potential trade targets/bait.

One slight change you’ll notice from last week is that, instead of highlighting just 1 outfielder and
starting pitcher on each Hot/Not list, we’re including 3 per list. Of course, there are many more players
who are heating up and cooling down — you can find them very quickly using the Weekly MOTY
Rankings at fantasybaseballmoty.com


American League – Hot:
Like every week, players appear in this list for 2 reasons — they’re the guys who’ve both risen to the
top in the Last Week (LW) MOTY rankings AND, more than likely, are available in your league.

Greg Zaun c (TOR) – YTD MOTY#: 10.37   MTD: + 7.10   LW: + 3.87
Week 7: 2 runs, 1 hr, 1 rbi, 0 sb, .571 avg., 1.500 ops (.571 obp/.929 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Kevin Youkilis 1b (BOS) – YTD MOTY#: 14.49   MTD: + 8.49   LW: + 2.74
Week 7: 6 runs, 1 hr, 2 rbi, 0 sb, .278 avg., 1.101 ops (.435 obp/.667 slg), 5.00 bb/K

Placido Polanco 2b (DET) – YTD MOTY#: 4.80   MTD: + 2.79   LW: + 1.99
Week 7: 3 runs, 1 hr, 3 rbi, 0 sb, .450 avg., 1.079 ops (.429 obp/.650 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Tony Batista 3b (MIN) – YTD MOTY#: 7.41   MTD: + 3.56   LW: + 2.33
Week 7: 3 runs, 2 hr, 6 rbi, 0 sb, .263 avg., .943 ops (.364 obp/.579 slg), 3.00 bb/K

Yuniesky Betancourt ss (SEA) – YTD MOTY#: 8.56   MTD: + 5.35   LW: + 2.35
Week 7: 6 runs, 0 hr, 3 rbi, 1 sb, .350 avg., .764 ops (.364 obp/.400 slg), .333 bb/K

Gary Matthews, Jr. of (TEX) – YTD MOTY#: 11.52   MTD: + 9.66   LW: + 4.01
Week 7: 6 runs, 1 hr, 4 rbi, 1 sb, .344 avg., 1.025 ops (.400 obp/.625 slg), 1.00 bb/K

Michael Cuddyer of (MIN) – YTD MOTY#: 12.77   MTD: + 11.45   LW: + 3.85
Week 7: 5 runs, 1 hr, 7 rbi, 1 sb, .273 avg., 0.933 ops (.433 obp/.500 slg), 1.20 bb/K

Trot Nixon of (BOS) – YTD MOTY#: 13.20   MTD: + 4.90   LW: + 2.68
Week 7: 5 runs, 1 hr, 4 rbi, 0 sb, .304 avg., .886 ops (.407 obp/.478 slg), 1.50 bb/K

Boof Bonser sp (MIN) – YTD MOTY#: 32.29   MTD: + 32.29   LW: + 32.29
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 8 K, 1.33 whip, 1.50 era, 2.67 K/bb (3 bb), 1 gs (6.0 ip)

Casey Janssen sp (TOR) – YTD MOTY#: 19.67   MTD: + 19.67   LW: + 11.33
Week 7: 1 win, 0 sv, 3 K, 0.25 whip, 0.00 era, 3.00 K/bb (0 bb), 1 gs (8.0 ip)

Jon Garland sp (TOR) – YTD MOTY#: 16.94   MTD: - 0.94   LW: + 6.69
Week 7: 1 win, 0 sv, 5 K, 0.86 whip, 2.57 era, 5.00 K/bb (0 bb), 1 gs (7.0 ip)

Mike Timlin mr (BOS) – YTD MOTY#: 21.59   MTD: + 12.24   LW: + 4.39
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 3 K, 0.00 whip, 0.00 era, 3.00 K/bb (0 bb), 3 gp (4.0 ip)

Huston Street cl (OAK) – YTD MOTY#: 21.44   MTD: + 12.24   LW: + 3.89
Week 7: 0 win, 2 sv, 1 K, 0.43 whip, 0.00 era, 1.00 K/bb (0 bb), 3 gp (2.33 ip)


American League – Not:
Key to the “Not” lists is that these guys are almost certainly on a roster in your league, possibly yours.
And based on sluggish or declining Last Week (LW) MOTY#s, may be down trending … toward the
bench for a while or (maybe) as trade bait.

Victor Martinez c (CLE) – YTD MOTY#: 10.37   MTD: + 7.10   LW: + 0.14
Week 7: 1 runs, 0 hr, 3 rbi, 0 sb, .188 avg., .693 ops (.381 obp/.312 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Jason Giambi 1b (NYY) – YTD MOTY#: 14.49   MTD: + 8.49   LW: - 0.60
Week 7: 3 runs, 0 hr, 1 rbi, 0 sb, .222 avg., .701 ops (.423 obp/.278 slg), .625 bb/K

Luis Castillo 2b (MIN) – YTD MOTY#: 4.80   MTD: + 2.79   LW: - 0.57
Week 7: 4 runs, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 0 sb, .241 avg., .594 ops (.353 obp/.241 slg), 4.00 bb/K

Troy Glaus 3b (TOR) – YTD MOTY#: 7.41   MTD: + 3.56   LW: - 0.42
Week 7: 1 runs, 0 hr, 3 rbi, 0 sb, .154 avg., .599 ops (.368 obp/.231 slg), .800 bb/K

Jhonny Peralta ss (CLE) – YTD MOTY#: 8.56   MTD: + 5.35   LW: + 0.28
Week 7: 4 runs, 0 hr, 1 rbi, 0 sb, .182 avg., .606 ops (.333 obp/.273 slg), .571 bb/K

Vernon Wells of (TOR) – YTD MOTY#: 11.52   MTD: + 9.66   LW: - 3.14
Week 7: 0 runs, 0 hr, 2 rbi, 0 sb, .174 avg., .424 ops (.250 obp/.174 slg), 1.50 bb/K

Craig Monroe of (DET) – YTD MOTY#: 12.77   MTD: + 11.45   LW: - 0.34
Week 7: 2 runs, 0 hr, 2 rbi, 0 sb, .174 avg., .391 ops (.174 obp/.217 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Manny Ramirez of (BOS) – YTD MOTY#: 12.77   MTD: + 11.45   LW: - 0.28
Week 7: 2 runs, 1 hr, 1 rbi, 0 sb, .182 avg., .671 ops (.308 obp/.364 slg), .444 bb/K

Jose Contreras sp (CWS) – YTD MOTY#: 43.86   MTD: + 5.25   LW: - 11.09
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 4 K, 0.82 whip, 4.91 era, 4.00 K/bb (0 bb), 1 gs (7.33 ip)

Jeremy Bonderman sp (DET) – YTD MOTY#: 20.93   MTD: + 4.70   LW: - 7.19
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 3 K, 3.00 whip, 21.00 era, 1.00 K/bb (3 bb), 1 gs (3.0 ip), 1 loss

Kelvim Escobar sp (LAA) – YTD MOTY#: 30.02   MTD: + 4.66   LW: 1 5.34
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 5 K, 2.00 whip, 3.86 era, 2.50 K/bb (2 bb), 1 gs (7.0 ip), 1 loss

Joel Zumaya mr (DET) – YTD MOTY#: 10.50   MTD: - 1.99   LW: - 6.65
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 2 K, 2.25 whip, 10.12 era, .50 K/bb (4 bb), 2 gp (2.67 ip)

Francisco Rodriguez cl (LAA) – YTD MOTY#: 18.83   MTD: + 8.02   LW: - 4.65
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 2 K, 3.00 whip, 20.25 era, 2.00 K/bb (1 bb), 1 gp (1.33 ip)



National League – Hot:
Josh Bard c (SD) – YTD MOTY#: 7.35   MTD: + 6.93   LW: + 6.33
Week 7: 5 runs, 3 hr, 7 rbi, 0 sb, .500 avg., 1.526 ops (.476 obp/.1.050 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Mike Jacobs 1b (FLA) – YTD MOTY#: 7.77   MTD: + 4.10   LW: + 3.03
Week 7: 2 runs, 1 hr, 8 rbi, 0 sb, .348 avg., 1.503 ops (.444 obp/.609 slg), .800 bb/K

Ray Durham 2b (SF) – YTD MOTY#: 4.74   MTD: + 2.75   LW: + 2.67
Week 7: 4 runs, 1 hr, 6 rbi, 0 sb, .360 avg., .974 ops (.414 obp/.560 slg), 3.00 bb/K

Freddy Sanchez 3b (PIT) – YTD MOTY#: 13.86   MTD: + 10.01   LW: + 6.12
Week 7: 7 runs, 1 hr, 6 rbi, 0 sb, .462 avg., 1.214 ops (.483 obp/.731 slg), 2.00 bb/K

Counsell, Craig ss (ARI) – YTD MOTY#: 10.00   MTD: + 4.61   LW: + 2.08
Week 7: 4 runs, 0 hr, 3 rbi, 1 sb, .333 avg., .864 ops (.419 obp/.444 slg), 1.00 bb/K

Eric Byrnes of (ARI) – YTD MOTY#: 15.01   MTD: + 12.98   LW: + 7.63
Week 7: 8 runs, 3 hr, 7 rbi, 0 sb, .440 avg., 1.440 ops (.440 obp/1.000 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Matt Diaz of (ATL) – YTD MOTY#: 8.85   MTD: + 8.34   LW: + 5.16
Week 7: 3 runs, 2 hr, 3 rbi, 0 sb, .636 avg., 2.091 ops (.636 obp/1.455 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Andre Ethier of (LAD) – YTD MOTY#: 5.94   MTD: + 5.94   LW: + 4.27
Week 7: 6 runs, 2 hr, 6 rbi, 0 sb, .368 avg., 1.034 ops (.350 obp/.684 slg), 0.00 bb/K

Matt Cain sp (SF) – YTD MOTY#: 1.12   MTD: - 1.38   LW: + 6.65
Week 7: 1 win, 0 sv, 6 K, 0.36 whip, 0.00 era, 2.00 K/bb (3 bb), 2 gp/1 gs (11.0 ip)

Anthony Reyes sp (STL) – YTD MOTY#: 6.28   MTD: + 6.28   LW: + 6.28
Week 7: 1 win, 0 sv, 1 K, 0.88 whip, 0.00 era, 1.00 K/bb (1 bb), 1 gs (5.67 ip)

Paul Maholm sp (PIT) – YTD MOTY#: 4.04   MTD: + 8.88   LW: + 6.27
Week 7: 1 win, 0 sv, 15 K, 1.03 whip, 2.13 era, 3.75 K/bb (4 bb), 2 gs (12.67 ip)

Chad Paronto mr (ATL) – YTD MOTY#: 20.81   MTD: + 20.81   LW: + 14.95
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 7 K, 0.80 whip, 0.00 era, 7.00 K/bb (0 bb), 3 gp (5.0 ip)

Brad Lidge cl (HOU) – YTD MOTY#: 8.23   MTD: - 3.21   LW: + 1.68
Week 7: 0 win, 1 sv, 3 K, 0.33 whip, 0.00 era, 3.00 K/bb (0 bb), 3 gp (3.0 ip), 100% sv pct


National League – Not:
Damian Miller c (MIL) – YTD MOTY#: 9.96   MTD: + 4.70   LW: - 2.05
Week 7: 1 runs, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 0 sb, .000 avg., .143 ops (.143 obp/.000 slg), 1.00 bb/K

Nick Johnson 1b (WAS) – YTD MOTY#: 18.90   MTD: + 3.29   LW: - 2.57
Week 7: 0 runs, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 0 sb, .118 avg., .495 ops (.318 obp/.176 slg), 2.00 bb/K

Craig Biggio 2b (HOU) – YTD MOTY#: 10.37   MTD: - 0.23   LW: + 0.15
Week 7: 1 runs, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 0 sb, .263 avg., .838 ops (.417 obp/.421 slg), 2.50 bb/K

Miguel Cabrera 3b (FLA) – YTD MOTY#: 22.18   MTD: + 14.16   LW: - 0.97
Week 7: 2 runs, 0 hr, 1 rbi, 1 sb, .267 avg., .700 ops (.333 obp/.367 slg), .400 bb/K

Hanley Ramirez ss (FLA) – YTD MOTY#: 18.25   MTD: + 9.55   LW: - 0.13
Week 7: 2 runs, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 2 sb, .111 avg., .422 ops (.200 obp/.222 slg), .200 bb/K

Jim Edmonds of (STL) – YTD MOTY#: 10.69   MTD: + 7.32   LW: - 1.58
Week 7: 0 runs, 0 hr, 2 rbi, 0 sb, .136 avg., .376 ops (.240 obp/.136 slg), .500 bb/K

Carlos Lee of (MIL) – YTD MOTY#: 23.56   MTD: + 9.42   LW: - 1.24
Week 7: 1 runs, 0 hr, 6 rbi, 0 sb, .158 avg., .384 ops (.174 obp/.211 slg), .250 bb/K

Preston Wilson of (HOU) – YTD MOTY#: 7.41   MTD: + 4.59   LW: - 0.55
Week 7: 0 runs, 0 hr, 2 rbi, 0 sb, .150 avg., .367 ops (.217 obp/.150 slg), .286 bb/K

Greg Maddux sp (CHC) – YTD MOTY#: 24.08   MTD: - 36.22   LW: - 9.74
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 1 K, 2.47 whip, 9.53 era, 0.20 K/bb (5 bb), 1 gs (5.67 ip), 1 loss

Aaron Harang sp (CIN) – YTD MOTY#: 26.33   MTD: + 6.51   LW: - 8.61
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 17 K, 1.22 whip, 2.92 era, 4.25 K/bb (4 bb), 2 gs (12.33 ip), 2 loss

Bronson Arroyo sp (CIN) – YTD MOTY#: 37.37   MTD: 0.78   LW: - 6.84
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 4 K, 1.83 whip, 6.00 era, 2.00 K/bb (2 bb), 1 gs (6.0 ip), 1 loss

Scott Cassidy mr (SD) – YTD MOTY#: 11.89   MTD: - 5.90   LW: - 13.97
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 0 K, 4.80 whip, 16.20 era, 0.00 K/bb (0 bb), 3 gp (1.67 ip), 2 loss

Joe Borowski cl (FLA) – YTD MOTY#: 6.91   MTD: + 1.04   LW: - 4.51
Week 7: 0 win, 0 sv, 1 K, 3.00 whip, 8.10 era, 0.25 K/bb (4 bb), 3 gp (3.33 ip), 0% sv pct



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