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Everth Cabrera only provides value in one category, but that value could swing your championship match up.
Unlike the wise, A-OK investments mentioned previously, Everth Cabrera actually is just a one-trick pony. This pony just happens to be really, really fast.
Cabrera has 33 steals this season. He recently kicked it into high gear, swiping 14 bags in 25 games since August 16—eight already this month.
Don't discount the value of an all-speed, no-power player. Cabrera types don't help much during the regular season, but they can win fantasy championships during the playoffs.
Balance is no longer required during postseason match-ups. All you have to do is win enough categories to win the week. Punting some categories to ensure you win others is now a viable (and even recommended) strategy.
Cabrera can win you a category all by himself. That can be the difference between a championship and second place. With 11 hits in his last 33 at-bats, he can also help your average while he is hot.
Playing Cabrera isn't right for every team, but his speed may be the missing ingredient to your title run.