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Karablog: Jonathan Villar, Amed Rosario among top players to pick up

Jonathan Villar has heated up since joining the Orioles and enters Wednesday riding a nine-game hitting streak. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Villar homered on Tuesday, and he stole two bases in a game a few days before that. He has hit .291 with 7 home runs and 12 steals since the All-Star break.

He is not producing quite as he did in his amazing 2016, when he was arguably the fantasy MVP and definitely a top-10 player, but Villar has resurrected his current season far from the spotlight and a pennant race in Maryland. He stands as the No. 3 option on the 30-day Player Rater and yet ... he remains available in roughly 56 percent of ESPN standard leagues.