The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the disabled list with a broken floating rib. The Pirates have resisted placing him on the DL because they had hoped that he would heal within 15 days. He has been out since August 3rd with the injury.
Obviously, this leaves a huge hole in your fantasy lineup. And we know it will be at least a couple of weeks until he gets back. So how do you replace a .311 average, 17 homers, 17 steals, and 67 RBI? The short answer? You don’t.
That does not mean that I will give up and leave you hanging though. I will give you some players that can help ease the loss.
The standard league replacements are available in 15-50 percent of leagues. The moderates are available in 51-90 percent of leagues. The deep league replacements are available in 90 percent of more of leagues.