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A couple more prominent fantasy baseball producers hit the disabled list this week. Cleveland's Michael Bourn was placed on the 15-day DL a few days after he was spiked by Chicago's Matt Thornton as he slid into first. Arizona's Aaron Hill will miss the next four-to-six weeks with a broken hand.
Here are my top three waiver wire options to replace Bourn and Hill:
Widely-available fantasy replacements for Bourn:
Starling Marte (PIT) - The starting left fielder for the Pirates is hitting .370 with 10 runs scored, eight RBI and two stolen bases. He's available in over 50 percent of all leagues on FS.com
Jon Jay (STL) - He's hitting .263 with two home runs, 13 runs scored and eight RBI. He's available in 88 percent of all leagues on FS.com
A.J. Pollock (ARI) - Pollack earned some early-season playing time with Adam Eaton on the shelf. He's hitting over .300 with two home runs, six doubles, seven RBI and five runs scored. He's available in nearly all FS.com fantasy baseball leagues.
Widely-available fantasy replacements for Hill:
Chris Getz (KC) - A sneaky second baseman for the Kansas City Royals. Getz is hitting .300 with a home run (don't expect a ton) with 10 runs scored and six RBI. There's a good chance he's floating on the waiver wire.
Eric Sogard (OAK) - Greg Maddux's lovechild, Sogard has put together a solid five-game stretch. His batting average is up over .300 with a handful of runs, a few RBI and a couple stolen bases.
Neil Walker (PIT) - I was just surprised to learn his slow start in 2013 bumped his ownership percentage down to 60 percent. For owners who lost Hill, I'd take a gamble on him.