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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 afternoon.

Sleeper hitters for Week 7 (May 16-22)
CHW Chi. White Sox • #25 • Age: 24
Matchups
@KC5, @NYY3
Rostered
73%
His breakout season was interrupted by a hand injury, but he's off the IL and will be treated to the most favorable hitter schedule of any team this week.
MIL Milwaukee • #12 • Age: 30
Matchups
ATL3, WAS3
Rostered
76%
He eventually emerged as a must-start player after a slow start last year and may be tracking that way again, having homered seven times in his past 13 games.
HOU Houston • #10 • Age: 38
Matchups
at BOS, vs. TEX
Rostered
66%
The defending AL batting champ caught fire over the weekend and is a good bet to keep it going with the Astros boasting the fifth-best matchups this week.
STL St. Louis • #36 • Age: 24
Matchups
@NYM4, @PIT3
Rostered
47%
The Cardinals have shown a commitment to playing the rookie masher, starting him in every game since his call-up, and he has repaid them by, well, mashing. The Pirates series is reason enough to keep him active.
CHC Chi. Cubs • #8 • Age: 27
Matchups
PIT3, ARI4
Rostered
62%
He continues to be on the fringes of mixed-league consideration but is making enough positive contributions to justify the nod in a week when the Cubs have the second-best hitter matchups.
ARI Arizona • #92 • Age: 22
Matchups
@LAD4, @CHC4
Rostered
58%
The recent call-up appears up to the challenge so far and gets to enjoy an eight-game slate this week. Even though he bats left-handed, he crushed lefties to the tune of a .362 batting average and 1.073 OPS in the minors last year, so the three on tap may actually play to his advantage.
MIN Minnesota • #26 • Age: 29
Matchups
@OAK3, @KC3
Rostered
72%
He's run hot and cold this season but seems to be picking it up again with four hits over the weekend. It's enough reason for hope against two bottom-feeder pitching staffs this week.
SF San Francisco • #33 • Age: 35
Matchups
@COL3, SD3
Rostered
11%
His move to full-time duty hasn't yet paid off as hoped, but he's heating up, having hit safely in eight of his past nine games. He'll begin Week 7 at Coors Field.
CHC Chi. Cubs • #16 • Age: 30
Matchups
PIT3, ARI4
Rostered
69%
He may be inconsistent, but the power output has continued in his sophomore season. You'd expect him to be at his best against pitchers like Bryse Wilson, J.T. Brubaker and Humberto Castellanos.
CHW Chi. White Sox • #18 • Age: 34
Matchups
@KC5, @NYY3
Rostered
46%
He's been a non-factor after having an .892 OPS last year, but hopefully the most favorable hitter slate is enough to get him going. He's looking at five games against Royals mush as part of an eight-game slate overall.

Best hitter matchups for Week 7

1. White Sox @KC5, @NYY3
2. Cubs PIT3, ARI4
3. Diamondbacks @LAD4, @CHC4
4. Royals CHW5, MIN3
5. Astros @BOS3, TEX4

Worst hitter matchups for Week 7

1. Nationals @MIA3, @MIL3
2. Braves @MIL3, @MIA3
3. Padres @PHI3, @SF3
4. Phillies SD3, LAD3
5. Tigers @TB3, @CLE3