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Fantasy Baseball: 10 Biggest 'Unsung' Heroes of the Fantasy Season so Far
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Picture yourself back in March when you were completing your fantasy draft.

You selected players like Albert Pujols, Jose Bautista and Buster Posey to provide offense. Then you selected players like David Price, Jared Weaver and Cole Hamels to anchor your pitching.

These were your stars, the backbone of your team and you expected them to perform well and carry you to the championship.

Before the draft is over, though, there were those last few rounds. You likely did not think much about them as you were already picturing the championship trophy due to the earlier rounds of the draft.

Because you had to pick someone, if you decided to even stay for the last few rounds, you chose guys like Josh Reddick, Carlos Ruiz and Chris Sale.

Little did you know, five months later these final picks, who may have just been roster fillers, would be crucial parts to your team's success. These players were not expected to do much, but have exceeded all expectations and have become your team's "unsung" heroes. 

They are not the names constantly repeated on ESPN, but without the following players your team may not be as successful as it is with them.

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