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Pirates’ Josh Bell is ripping up fantasy leagues, too

Tim Benz
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The Pirates’ Josh Bell hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on May 12, 2019 in St. Louis.

After a week off, I check in with Jeff Erickson of Rotowire for our usual fantasy sports podcast.

We start off by looking at what had been some of the early warning signs for Josh Bell’s huge start to the year. Melky Cabrera’s performance over the first month and a half of the season has been nice for fantasy owners, as well as Pirates fans in general.

Then we get into Chris Archer’s disappointing return and Arizona’s dominance of the Pirates all year long.

Jeff McNeil is a wonderful fantasy success story for the New York Mets. Also, owners of any and all Astros had a thrilling week.

LISTEN: Breaking down Josh Bell’s fantasy impact and more

It’s a great time for those in golf leagues, too, thanks to the PGA Championship getting moved up earlier in the year.

On the football front, what will be the ripple effect of the New York Jets front-office shakeup for Le’Veon Bell?

And those who are in NBA leagues have to start wondering how Zion Williamson likely going to New Orleans will alter the roundball world.

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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