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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.

It's the start of the traditional second half, and it's not too early to think about category management. We present here a list of likely free agents who can help in each category. Recommendations (buys) are in bold.

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