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Missing on Max Muncy: Exit Velocity and High Drive Rate

I had an opportunity to pick up Max Muncy in both Tout Wars and The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational this weekend and decided to pass. I determined I didn't need to take a flier on his six home runs and five doubles in 99 plate appearances (.277 Iso) or his 14.1 percent walk rate, the latter of which could be useful in Tout Wars, which is an OBP league. His multi-positional eligibility (1B/3B/OF) was of no interest to me, even though Muncy may soon pick up some starts at second base. Yet had I taken a look at Muncy's…

Waiver Wire Report: Austin Meadows Finally Gets the Call

Sorry, folks. No snazzy title today. This week's waiver wire report was going to follow a similar path to last week in that the sexiness was yet again lacking. Then, in an 11th hour move last night, the Pirates decided to call-up Austin Meadows to fill in for the injured Starling Marte. So I fired up the old lap top and added Meadows to this week's report. He might not be on the level of Ronald Acuna or Gleyber Torres, but Meadows is still a top-50 caliber prospect who has a chance to provide some decent value moving…