Pick these steal gems to gain extra edge

As your quest for a fantasy baseball championship continues, gaining an extra edge in any category is paramount to your success. That is why stolen bases are so coveted.

If you can find an edge in steals, your improvement in the category can create a significant impact on your standings. The specialty guys are unlikely to even be available via trade, so you need to look in some unusual places — like bottom-feeding MLB teams that have zero chance at the playoffs.

Over the past two weeks, the teams with the most stolen base attempts have been the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Neither team is going to the postseason, so as they continue to audition players for future seasons, they are taking a lot more chances in their attempts to win games and play spoilers.

Despite being on a bottom-feeder with the Diamondbacks, Jake McCarthy has been a hidden gem for fantasy baseball managers.
Despite being on a bottom-feeder with the Diamondbacks, Jake McCarthy has been a hidden gem for fantasy baseball managers.
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