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Oakland's outfield has a fantasy standout

When will fantasy managers begin to accept the fact that Ramon Laureano's production is not going away? Getty Images

I admit I did a bit of a double take prior to the season when I saw that ESPN.com had projected a near 20-homer, 20-steal season for Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano. Laureano is a fantastic center fielder and we all can see and enjoy that, but to possess that combination of power and speed and actually show it in your first full season -- and in Oakland's spacious park? It seemed a bit much to ask, but I liked Laureano. Even with my skepticism, I selected him in many, many leagues. That has worked out well!