MARKET PULSE: The dog days approach

See the end of the article for an explanation of the ratings used here. And a thousand thanks to the folks at for providing the oh-so-important league ownership data for this article.

There are some decent players available right now, despite the advance of the season. But let's talk about next week. Next week's column will be mainly for single-leaguers, as we will evaluate players who crossed leagues. However, we'll try to also come up with some recommendations for players whose roles might be expanded due to a trade.

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