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Steals are one of the most volatile stat categories in fantasy baseball and unless you draft an elite speedster, it's often hard to find a late-round source for stolen base production. However, if his 2018 season is any indication, Adalberto Mondesi could be the sleeper pick that boosts your stolen base total in 5x5 scoring leagues.
Mondesi recorded the sixth season since the 2000 MLB season in which a player attempted to steal a base on at least 45 percent of the opportunities they were given, a
Since 2000, there have been six instances of a player attempting a steal on at least 45% of their opportunities (those per @baseball_ref):— Tristan H. Cockcroft (@SultanofStat) January 22, 2019
57.0% Billy Hamilton, 2015
54.9% Rajai Davis, 2011
50.0% Davis, 2012
47.6% Adalberto Mondesi, 2018
46.4% Davis, 2013
46.2% Hamilton, 2014
Billy Hamilton has done so twice, while the ageless Rajai Davis has accounted for the other three instances. Hamilton may have
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