Fantasy Baseball Friday: Five Hottest Bats in AL Central

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Sep 24, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder

Michael Brantley

(23) singles in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

5. OF Michael Brantley, Cleveland Indians

Brantley’s batting average is in the same neighborhood as the other four names to come on this list, but Brantley hasn’t produce as much power, so he lands at No. 5.

Still, fantasy owners will gladly take his .366 batting average with one home run, six runs and five RBI.

One of Brantley’s biggest fantasy attributes is his ability to limit his strikeouts. In two of the last three years, Brantley has nearly walked the same amount of times as he has struck out.

This spring, he has four strikeouts and two walks in 41 at-bats.

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