The 2012 fantasy baseball season is beginning to wind down. Playoff contention begins within the next few weeks.
In most leagues, trade deadlines have already passed. Nearing September, owners are scavenging the waiver wire for last-second additions to round out their playoff rosters.
Most major talent has been discovered, and many major league teams are falling out of the hunt. Additionally, many owners tune in late in the game to salvage their seasons. Their collectively increased attention leaves a rather thin selection of impact players to be claimed.
So, who makes the cut?
The following players will serve fantasy baseball owners well down the stretch of the 2012 season and might still be available on the waiver wire.