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Potential waiver-wire targets

Keep an eye on former top prospects who are improving late

Updated: August 15, 2012, 4:38 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

Digging deep is an entirely different venture on the hitting side.

Fantasy owners often forget the quantitative difference between a starting pitcher, who typically works every fifth day, and a hitter, who usually plays six or seven games per week. Simply put, a starting pitcher usually logs 200-225 innings, while a hitter comes to the plate more than 600 times.

Do the math: With two ratio categories on the pitching side and one-third the size of the denominator, ...

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