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As the Fantasy Baseball season rolls on and we're reaching crunch time -- playoffs starting in a matter of weeks for H2H leagues -- it's time to shift focus to the postseason in H2H leagues. Today, we'll look at players to target in your H2H leagues with the idea of stashing them on your bench for now prior to the start of your Fantasy postseason.

To kick off each week of the season, I'll be reaching out to Fantasy Baseball Today's Chris Towers, Scott White and Frank Stampfl to ask them a few big questions that we hope can lead to actionable advice. If you are reading this and have specific questions you'd love to see Chris, Scott and Frank answer, please DM me @DanSchneierNFL. This week, Chris is out as he shifts focus to football for the time being, but we've still got Scott and Frank on board! And remember that if you don't like any of the answers, I'm just the messenger, and you know what they say about the messenger.

Who is your favorite player to stash on your roster for the playoffs at the following positions:

  1. Corner Infield

  • Scott: After a couple big homestands with only a few road games in between, C.J. Cron's roster rate is up to 73 percent, which means you may or may not be too late to grab him. But even if you are, keep an eye out. He's about to begin a nine-game stretch on the road, where he's batting .219 with a .674 OPS compared to .316 and 1.095 at home, so you can expect he'll wind up back on the waiver wire in many of the leagues where he was picked up. Patience will be rewarded given that 10 of the Rockies' final 13 games are at home, with the other three being at the lowly Diamondbacks.
  • Frank: Gio Urshela isn't having the most exciting season, but he's a decent bet for batting average and I just want pieces of this offense down the stretch. After a very slow start to the season, the Yankees have the third most runs scored in August. Also, according to Tankathon, the Yankees have the seventh easiest remaining schedule plus they have two weeks with seven games in September. 

2. Middle Infield

  • Scott: I promise I won't do this at every position, but I'm going with another Rockies hitter here: Brendan Rodgers. Sure, he's liable to benefit from the same circumstances as Cron, as all Rockies hitters are, but unlike Cron, he's actually skilled enough to factor on the road, having hit seven of his nine home runs there. In fact, he might be the most talented hitter to come through the Rockies system since Trevor Story, and yet the breakthrough has been quiet enough to keep him under the radar still. That could change at any moment.
  • Frank: This is more so for category leagues, but if you're chasing speed, you should look to stash Rays prospect Vidal Brujan. He failed earlier in the season when given the opportunity but in the month of August he's batting .328 with 12 steals at Triple-A. MLB rosters only expand to 28 in September this year, so there's no guarantee we see Brujan. But if we do, he can make an impact on the base paths. 

3. Outfield

  • Scott: Let's give Akil Baddoo another go. The Rule 5 pick who rose to prominence the first two weeks of then faded just as quickly was beginning to pick up momentum again after making major strides in the strikeout department. That was before the concussion, which led to him being widely dropped again. He's on the verge of returning now, giving you a chance for power and speed from a player who probably hasn't peaked yet. The Tigers have a combined nine games against the Pirates, Royals and Twins in the season's final month.
  • Frank: The reigning AL Rookie of the Year winner Kyle Lewis is currently rehabbing a torn meniscus, but the plan is for him to join the Mariners later this month or early in September. Lewis didn't do much earlier this season, but his strikeout rate was better than 2020 to go along with more line drives and fly balls. If he can continue with that approach, we could see some decent power and speed from the 26-year old.

4. Starting Pitcher

  • Scott: There's hope apart from the matchups that Brad Keller, owner of a career 3.50 ERA coming into the season, has turned things around. Having fixed his delivery and regained his slider, he has delivered six quality starts in his past eight. And check out his matchups the rest of the way, presuming things stay more or less in line: Mariners, Indians, Orioles, Twins, Mariners again, Tigers and Twins again. They're all bottom-feeders except the Mariners, whose strength isn't exactly their offense.
  • Frank: The homer in me can only be contained for so long. Truthfully, there are a ton of injured starting pitchers worth stashing right now but one who might be available on your waiver wire right now is Corey Kluber. Again, the Yankees have an easy remaining schedule and the last time we saw Kluber, he was throwing a no-hitter in Texas. Nobody is realistically expecting that again, but he did have a 2.11 ERA over his last six starts before landing on the Injured List. 

5. Relief Pitcher

  • Scott: Paul Sewald seems like the easy choice here. His numbers, particularly the 14.7 K/9, look like some of the elite closers', which means he'd rank alongside them if he had been closing all this time. He isn't closing now -- at least not officially -- but he appears to be the leading candidate for saves with Kendall Graveman out of the picture, having secured two of the Mariners' past four. It's never too late for roles to stabilize, and there exists a scenario in which Sewald becomes a relief ace for you down the stretch.
  • Frank: As always, the Rays bullpen is a mess for Fantasy purposes. I'm not relying on any type of stability here but we've seen Nick Anderson have a big role with them in the past. He's got nasty stuff. Now it's just a matter of him proving he's healthy. Anderson is currently on a rehab assignment and when/if he returns for the Rays, he could find himself being used in high leverage situations.