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Lose a stud bat to injury and need a fill-in in a pinch? Tired of that dead weight in your utility spot and looking to catch lightning in a bottle? Scott White has 10 recommendations for the upcoming scoring period, all rostered in less than 80 percent of CBS Sports leagues. They're not must-starts by any means, but they're the best you'll be able to do off the waiver wire.

All information is up to date as of Sunday evening.

Sleeper hitters for Week 6 (May 9-15)
PIT Pittsburgh • #44 • Age: 28
Matchups
@CIN3, @MIA3
Rostered
51%
My hopes for him reside in him playing against lefties more, but it's not even necessary this week with only one left-hander on the schedule. The monster power we've seen of late has long been lurking in him.
ARI Arizona • #15 • Age: 32
Matchups
@SF3, KC3
Rostered
75%
Please, I'm tired of writing about him. He's looking like an obvious Coors Field success story with the batting average, and the power has come around lately as well. Just get it done.
ARI Arizona • #28 • Age: 35
Matchups
MIL3, @PIT4
Rostered
43%
He faces a couple tough matchups in that Brewers series, but it's smooth sailing the rest of the way for a multi-talented hitter who's been straight-up murdering the ball of late.
CLE Cleveland • #38 • Age: 26
Matchups
@CHW3, @MIN3
Rostered
77%
The early-season enthusiasm fizzled quickly because of a hamstring injury, which is why he's back to qualifying for this list. But he appears to be heating up again, even hitting his first home run Thursday, and has nothing but righties on the schedule.
COL Colorado • #7 • Age: 27
Matchups
@SF3, KC3
Rostered
53%
Speaking of heating up, Brendan Rodgers appears to have found his stroke after a miserable first few weeks and will face a mashable trio of Royals pitchers when the Rockies return home to end the week.
CHC Chi. Cubs • #8 • Age: 29
Matchups
@SD3, @ARI3
Rostered
66%
The matchups are middle-of-the-road and he's cooled off a bit, but the overall numbers still suggest he's one of the more under-rostered hitters out there. The improved plate discipline is especially encouraging for a player who's never been lacking for power.
OAK Oakland • #26 • Age: 29
Matchups
@DET5, LAA4
Rostered
76%
The Athletics don't have many hitters worth recommending, but with nine games on the schedule, there has to be someone. Sheldon Neuse has played his way into a full-time role, contributing just enough power and speed to get excited about.
CIN Cincinnati • #3 • Age: 30
Matchups
OAK5, BAL3
Rostered
46%
He took a while to get going last year but ended up leading the majors in doubles. He's finding his stroke at the right time with the Tigers set to enjoy an eight-game slate.
CHW Chi. White Sox • #23 • Age: 29
Matchups
@BAL1, @TEX3, @COL3
Rostered
9%
The Royals' best hitter so far will get to enjoy a weekend series at Coors Field after beating up on some bad Orioles and Rangers pitchers earlier in the week.
TEX Texas • #30 • Age: 28
Matchups
@NYY1, KC3, BOS3
Rostered
59%
His production has taken a turn of late, but the Rangers' matchups this week, the fourth-best of any team, could get him rolling again. It helps that there are five righties on the schedule.

Best hitter matchups for Week 6

1. Athletics @DET5, LAA4
2. Tigers OAK5, BAL3
3. Mets @WAS3, SEA3
4. Rangers @NYY1, KC3, BOS3
5. Royals @BAL1, @TEX3, @COL3

Worst hitter matchups for Week 6

1. Braves BOS2, SD3
2. Mariners PHI3, @NYM3
3. Phillies @SEA3, @LAD4
4. Marlins @ARI3, MIL3
5. Rays @LAA3, TOR3