After going a week without a base hit, Justin Ruggiano earned the wrath of Fantasy owners and became one of the most dropped outfielders on CBSSports.com. His ownership rate has fallen from 39 to 32 percent, but that just provides an opportunity for owners to get a potentially productive outfielder on the cheap.
Ruggiano is doing almost everything he did in last year's breakout season. He is hitting...
Marlins outfielder Justin Ruggiano is not in the starting lineup Thursday.
Ruggiano is getting a normal day off and should return to the starting lineup Friday against the Diamondbacks. He'll be replaced by Chris Coghlan, who will hit fifth. Ruggiano has failed to hit for average this year, with a .218/.302/.421 slash line. He has hit seven homers this year.
“Ruggiano was decent for the Fish last season. Besides Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Reyes, Ruggiano was easily the MVP for the Marlins some games. He will hit over .300 and he will likely end up with a 20 HR/20 SB season.”