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What we can learn from Maikel Franco and other summer bounce-backs

Maikel Franco seemed like a bench player earlier this season, but lately he has been a fantasy superstar. Getty Images

As we head into the first weekend of the second-to-last month of the season, I think one of the things that has surprised me about the 2018 baseball season is just how many of the hitters fantasy managers presumed unable to help us have turned their seasons around to do precisely that. There are no shortage of candidates.