Fantasy baseball 2012 is just around the corner and that means knowing the players before draft day.
Names like Edgar Martinez, David Ortiz and The Big Hurt come to mind when thinking about designated hitters.
Managers expect the DH slot to exhibit power while demonstrating a consistent approach to hitting. Managers and fantasy owners look to their designated hitter to hit the long ball and produce runs when in the lineup.
DH's are often replaced by bench players and prospects waiting for the chance to shine. This is exactly what Mark Trumbo did just a season ago.
Here are 10 designated hitters who are worth consideration when you are on the clock and in need of a DH.