Debunking the second-half-surge myth

Fantasy owners being misled by belief that a big second half means a big next season

Updated: February 10, 2011, 5:19 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the 2010 ESPN Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit. It is being republished unaltered here for your convenience.

After the All-Star break last season, Kendry Morales was one of the game's most feared sluggers. He ranked fourth in the majors in home runs (19) and RBIs (59) and batted .330 with a .989 OPS in the season's traditional "second half."

With that knowledge, might you push Morales a few spots higher in your rankings, following ...

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