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Cameron Maybin (CF)

Atlanta Braves - 6% owned

Bats: R, Throws: R

He has a nice nine-game hitting streak going. His average sits at .257 and has done pretty well batting second in the Braves lineup.

Fantasy Impact: For the month of May he is batting .306 with an wOBA of .369. Ride the hot hand if you can.


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Fredi Gonzalez put him in the #2 spot of the batting order and he delivered. He went 1-for-3 and collected a walk. Hopefully, the coach keeps Maybin in the same spot to determine how he handles those duties at the plate.

Fantasy Impact: Maybin has been hot in May so ride him in DFS while he is a value play. In regular fantasy, he should be on your list of possible additions.


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Maybin is 16-for-50 this month, hitting a nifty .320. His slash line for the season is .256/.350/.433 with an OPS of .783. His wOBA sits at .347 with a wRC+ of 119.

Fantasy Impact: He is a good value option in DFS.


He also scored a run. Maybin has heated up in May, with a .310/.370/.452 slash line as well as a nifty .822 OPS.

Fantasy Impact: The Braves were hoping this would happen so they could make him their primary center fielder. Maybin has been on the watch list and now may be a good time to consider adding him in mixed leagues.


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The Braves really want Maybin to produce enough at the plate so they can make him their primary CF. He has started producing a bit more lately and has raised his batting average to .238, which is still not close to what the team needs but he raised it from a low of .188, or close to that.

Fantasy Impact: Maybin should be added to watch lists simply for the at-bats the Braves plan for him. If he gets hot then you can act. Just understand that Maybin has historically hit for less-than average.


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Maybin has eight hits this year and four are home runs. If he can produce at the plate the Braves want him to be the primary CF. But consistent production has been elusive for him.

Fantasy Impact: Until he can produce consistently Maybin should remain on the waiver wire.


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He also walked twice. If Maybin can get settled at the plate and become a consistent hitter the Braves will hand him the CF job. Right now he is below the Mendoza line at a paltry .175 batting average.

Fantasy Impact: He has no value in fantasy at this time but if he starts to produce he will get regular playing time in CF. Even then, his value will be low, given his historical numbers.


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His new found power is nice but he carries a .147/.216/.412 slash line with 12 strikeouts in 34 at-bats. He was 1-for-5 in the game tonight, with two strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact: Maybin is lucky the Braves have no other viable options for center field. He looks to get regular time and bat early in the lineup. But he is by no means, in consideration as a worthy pickup.


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Maybin is off to a slow start, although this was his second home run of the season. If he can produce, the Braves would like him to be their primary center fielder.

Fantasy Impact: Until he proves he can be consistent at the plate, Maybin is best left on the waiver wire.


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Maybin led off the game with the home run and ended up going 1-for-5. Maybin is set to get in more time at the CF slot with Eric Young possibly sliding over to left.

Fantasy Impact: Maybin is only 28 and perhaps he does have something left in the tank. This bears watching as the season progresses but right now he has little to offer in fantasy leagues.


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Maybin goes 1-2 with a walk and a stolen base.

Fantasy Impact: Looks like Bub Black read my post and let Maybin play center and lead off in the spring opener. His first time up Maybin got a hit and then stole second. It was a good start for Maybin. Ok I understand that Myers did not play today, but Bud gave Maybin the chance. It's good thing to keep an eye on. If Maybin can get the chance he could be a good sleeper.


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With all the new players on the Padres Maybin has become the odd man out. Maybin is quoted as saying “I feel like I’m the best option as a center fielder” Right now the outfield looks to be Kemp, Upton and playing center Wil Myers. (Source: Michael Hurcomb |

Fantasy Impact: After a good year in 2011, Maybin has been a big disappointment. One good reason he is always getting hurt. Maybin can steal bases (40 in 2011) , something the Padres can use now that Everth Cabrera is gone. His speed also makes him a good center fielder. Look and see how things shape up in spring training. As I said in my post about Yonder Alonso, the Padres first base situation is not so good. I would not be surprised if Wil Myers or Kemp moves to first base and Maybin takes the outfield job back. If that happens a late round pick on Maybin would be a smart move.