Successful fantasy baseball owners will draft teams that have a strong balance of well-established blue chip players and a few up-and-coming players looking to take the next step to stardom.  The blue chip players act as a strong foundation, providing a consistent level of production from week to week, while the budding stars tend to be hit-or-miss fliers. Although it is much harder to predict the success of these fliers, finding the proverbial diamond in the rough is critical for a championship run.


Here are the five biggest offensive surprises of the 2011 season (through 70 Games)

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