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2014 Fantasy Baseball Playoffs: 5 Must-Start Sticks For Round 2

5 Sticks To Start in Round 2

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The postseason has arrived and many fans will be trying to decide which players to start and which players to put on the bench. To help you decide, here are five sticks to continue to keep in your lineup in the second round of the 2014 fantasy baseball playoffs.

5. OF Juan Lagares, New York Mets

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5. OF Juan Lagares, New York Mets

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Lagares has really turned things up this summer. He is 12-for-38 over his last 10 games, which is good for a .316 batting average. The outfielder has also smacked two home runs and stolen three bases over that stretch. Lagares will be worth keeping active this week while he is so hot.

4. OF J.D. Martinez, Detroit Tigers

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4. OF J.D. Martinez, Detroit Tigers

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Detroit has plenty of big bats in their lineup, but Martinez has quietly continued to produce. He has a .307 batting average on the year and is on the verge of his first 20-homer season of his career. Martinez may not be the flashiest stick, but he will be worth leaning on in round 2 of the playoffs.

3. 2B Kolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals

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3. 2B Kolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals

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Wong has dealt with a neck injury for most of the week, but he finally appears ready to return to the starting lineup. He has slugged a home run in two straight games, including a pinch-hit homer on Labor Day. Wong was a popular sleeper on daft day and he seems ready to starting filling the box score.

2. 3B/OF Josh Harrison, Pittsburgh Pirates

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2. 3B/OF Josh Harrison, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Harrison continues to fly under the radar, but the utility man has carried the Bucos this season. He has a .311 batting average and an impressive mix of power/speed. Harrison is simply too hot to keep on the bench right now.

1. SS Erick Aybar, Los Angeles Angels

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1. SS Erick Aybar, Los Angeles Angels

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Aybar is red-hot right now for fantasy owners. He is on a 16-game hitting streak and has raised his average up .286. Aybar will be a must-start for the remainder of the week.