MARKET PULSE: Pre-break work to be done

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.

The pickings are slim again this week, which means spend as little as you can to fill what holes you have and wait for better opportunities. That's not to say you shouldn't jump if something promising comes along, but don't waste money chasing unpromising players.

Shallow Leagues

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