Ride a hot streak or plan ahead? Roster management is no easy task for fantasy baseball players fighting for positioning down the stretch.

This late into a trying, often frustrating season, many gamers have developed a quick hook for struggling options. There’s no time to patiently wait for a star to get his act together, especially when alternatives are catching fire on the waiver wire.

Then again, streaks hot or cold don’t last forever. There’s nothing worse than a guy heating up for someone else after spending months tolerating his doldrums.

Among the week’s top adds available in over half of Yahoo Sports leagues, some choices will provide immediate, but probably temporary value. Others, including two young teammates flanking both sides of the top 10, will require more patience.

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