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2019 Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Drop List: The Demoted Edition

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Welcome back fantasy baseball lovers to the weekly drop list.

This week’s edition of the drop list features guys that have all either been demoted to the minors or have seen their role reduced

Majority of the guys on this list are positional players, but I did toss in a pitcher just for good measure.


2019 Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Drop List

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Delino Deshields, OF, Texas Rangers

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Realistically, this should not have been a surprise too many.  DeShields has struggled this season, slashing an awful .184/.324/.278 over the first 29 games.  The lone bright spot to his game was that he has converted seven steals in eight attempts.

It seems that Texas will give DeShields some time in the minors to try and figure things out.  Whether he does or not will remain to be seen. I do envision him joining the big club again at some point, however.

With all that being said, even with a  potential call up, I would have a hard time rostering him, unless your team was really desperate for steals.

Travis Shaw, 3B, Milwaukee Brewers

This one has bad news written all over it.  Not only is the slumping Shaw headed to the 10-day IL with a strained right wrist, but Milwaukee has called up stud prospect Keston Hiura to replace him.

The writing was on the wall for Shaw, batting a woeful .081 in May, only recording three hits in the month so far.  Unfortunately for him, he has struggled all season, not just in May, batting .163 with 50 Ks on the year.

The Brewers may take their time with Shaw, easing him back from the wrist injury, opening the door for Hiura. If Hiura performs well, Shaw may return to a bench role, rather than his starting gig. Cut bait on Shaw for an enticing waiver pick up……like Hiura (wink, wink).

Derek Holland, P, San Fransisco Giants

There has been some buzz surrounding Holland and the Giants management in regards to whether or not Holland is injured but that fact of the matter is injury or not, Hollands’ numbers have been ugly.

Holland followed up four straight losses by giving up seven runs in his next start, only lasting 2.2 innings.

With a robust 6.56 era and a 1-4 record, a trip to the pen made sense for the Giants.  If his struggles continue as a long reliever, being sent down to Triple-A is not out of the question.

Jeimer Candelario, 3B, Detroit Tigers

Contact has alluded Candelario as of late, with only recording six hits and a whopping 14 strikeouts through 12 games.

Putting up those type of numbers forced the Tigers hand to demote Candelario to Triple-A Toledo.  Being only 25 years old, one can make a case that Candelario can be viewed as a Dynasty hold, but for yearly leagues, the time is now to kick him to the curb for sexier option.


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About Jon Witt

Buffalo Boy born and raised. He loves his Buffalo sports unconditionally, despite them driving him nuts more often than not. Bleeds Dodgers Blue during the summer and wishes he had an NBA team. Plays all sorts of fantasy sports, has been for a very long time. Hit him up @JPW2542 with any comments or questions.

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