FLB: Pierre, Podsednik struggle

Each week, we take a look at some of the top stories and trends in the baseball and how such topics will affect your fantasy baseball strategy in 2006. You can e-mail your questions or comments to Kevin Rounce here.

Stolen bases are among the most unique and difficult categories to acquire in fantasy baseball. It's not necessarily hard to find the base stealers, but generally they are one-category players who don't offer much power production and only help some in average. The better runners will help in runs scored. These one-category players can often cause stress for their fantasy owners when they go through slumps. Two prime examples to start the year are Scott Podsednik and Juan Pierre.