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In-Season Strategy: Category-Specific Adds

Juan Carlos Blanco

Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for close to 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, and the NFL for, including serving as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' beat writer. He has previously written for and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports.

With the fantasy postseason looming, it’s time to take a hard look at your roster and assess what categories need fortifying during the stretch run. Naturally, there’s often slim pickings on the waiver wire at this time of year, especially in deeper formats.

With desperation palpable on the part of many owners who’ve suffered key injuries that have led to significant production drops, we’ll highlight some conceivably available players that could help in each standard category. This is a bit of a deeper dive than usual, so expect to find some more obvious names left out, given that the likelihood of them being available in many leagues is low.


Montrezl Harrell, Clippers (22% owned)

Those in deeper formats looking for some scoring at this late stage could do a lot worse than Harrell, who’s never shy about putting the ball up early and often when he’s on the floor. The 25-year-old plays with consid

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