This article is part of our The Z Files series.
Who is still grinding? Let's squeeze out at least one more week before turning to 2020. That said, former RotoWire colleague Derek VanRiper (now with The Athletic) and I have the second pick in an NFBC draft set to commence September 29, the last day of the season. I'm pretty sure we won't be taking a pitcher.
Below are 10 players with at least 10 plate appearances or so the past week. Trips to the dish are fantasy currency. Depending on the depth of your league, a couple of these names could provide a boost in the final couple of weeks of the season.
Trent Grisham, OF, Milwaukee Brewers
Grisham was already playing on the strong side of a platoon, but with Christian Yelich unfortunately sidelined for the season, he'll continue to play a lot and frequently hit at or near the top of the order. The 22-year-old fly chaser split the season between Double-A Biloxi and Triple-A San Antonio. He flourished with the Missions, slashing .381/.471/.776 in 158 plate appearances. Even in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League with the same ball used in MLB, this is impressive for his first time at Triple-A. Grisham stole bases in the lower minors but stopped running when he reached Double-A in 2018. His power has manifested so far with the Brewers as he's smacked five homers in 116 plate appearances. The Brewers have a favorable schedule, at least in terms of hitting parks. Of their five remaining series, only the upcoming