A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven.
From now until the end of the fantasy season, you'll find a rundown of the top waiver-wire pickups right here every Monday as you get set to face another week of lineup decisions and roster additions.
This time, with the All-Star break upon us, the recommendations are more focused on the remainder of the season than usual. Typically, this column highlights hot hitters and promising pitchers with one eye on now and another on then. But this week, there's a longer-term outlook as the season heads into the second half.
Some players mentioned last week—including Oscar Taveras, Jake McGee, Santiago Casilla, Dillon Gee, C.J. Cron and Carlos Martinez—are already owned in many leagues by now, but they remain quality pickups if they're still available.
In the interest of keeping the names new, though, let's avoid any repeats. Here are the top 10 waiver-wire pickups for the second half of 2014.