What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing?

Fantasy baseballjust like the real thingis a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait, in particular, comes in handy with regard to getting value in the trading game.

Knowing which player(s) to trade away and which to deal for—and knowing just the right time to do so—can make all the difference.

After all, it doesn’t get much better than making a move to unload a hot flavor-of-the-week type who’s about to cool off in exchange for a slumping stud who’s ready to take off. And now that we’re halfway through the season, repeat names are fair game going forward.

Speaking of timing, let’s get to some players to sell high and buy low.


Statistics are accurate through June 26 and come from MLB.comBaseball-Reference and FanGraphs, except where otherwise noted.

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