Oak’s Corner: Waiver Wire Boosts Down the Stretch
Oak’s Corner: Waiver Wire Boosts Down the Stretch

This article is part of our Oak's Corner series.

At the end of this weekend, we will only have four weeks left in the regular season. It weirdly seems like forever ago, and just last week, we were starting the season, but here we are in the final stretch of the regular season. Four weeks is still plenty of time to make a run in your league if you're behind, but you need to act now. Similarly, if you have a lead, four weeks can feel like a long time, and as someone who has lost some big leads late, it's extremely important to be active and not try and just bunker down and hold onto your lead. Rather than the usual format, I'm going to offer some players who may be available and can help contribute to your final month run. Most leagues have had their trading deadlines pass, so the waiver wire is king the rest of the way. I picked one guy at each position on which to focus, and each of them is under 50 percent owned in NFBC 12-team leagues (number in parentheses is that ownership percentage). Now let's close out the season strong and win some leagues.

Catcher: Manny Pina (28 percent) – Finding a second catcher in two-catcher leagues who merely doesn't hurt you at this point of the season is a mission in itself, but Pina is in a really good lineup and can actually be an asset these last four weeks. He did have to have five stitches in his

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Scott Jenstad
Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won five NFBC Main Event league titles and finished twice in the Top 10 Overall. Scott is a hardcore fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors. Follow him on Twitter @ScottJenstad.
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