SPECULATOR: Stretch run playing time losers

(This column appears in the August 14 edition of Sports Weekly.)

The length of the MLB season cautions fantasy owners not to get too attached to their players for long stretches. The players who played well in the first half to get you into contention may not be the best options to help you pull away in August and September. As rosters expand in September and a bunch of non-contending MLB teams start their 2014 prep early, playing time starts fracturing among more players.

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