Commentary

Uncommon Thievery: Elite speed not necessary

Updated: August 30, 2007, 5:19 PM ET
By Brian McKitish | Special to ESPN.com
For some reason, it always seems as if the stolen base category comes down to the wire in the final month, doesn't it? My 13-team Fantasy Auctioneer Invitational AL-Only Expert League is no different. Take a look at the stolen base standings:

Of course, yours truly is holding down the top spot in swipes, but I'm not completely out of the woods yet. In fact, I was in third place a few weeks ago, but that was before I was able to grab Alexi Casilla at the trade deadline. I'll have to continue to fend off my competition for the rest of the month, as I'm in a serious battle in the overall standings (currently in third place, but only three points behind the leader).


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Brian McKitish is a fantasy basketball analyst for ESPN.com and is a two-time Fantasy Basketball Writer of the Year, as named by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

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