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Grinding Metal - Robbie Ray, Josh Rojas and More Waiver Wire Pickups

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Grinding Metal examines potential waiver wire additions that can assist your team during the fantasy baseball season. From home runs to pitching saves, Grinding Metal has you covered.

Robbie Ray, SP, Toronto Blue Jays
Since returning from the injured list, Ray has 29 strikeouts in 28.2 innings. He hasn't allowed more than 3 earned runs during any outing, and hasn't walked a batter during his last three starts. He's on an impressive streak right now and will look to continue that against the Atlanta Braves next week.

Josh Rojas, INF/OF, Arizona Diamondbacks
Despite hitting .200/.304/.383 during the month of April, the Dbacks have kept their faith with the 26 year old outfielder, and he's started to turn the corner. In an extremely small sample size for the month of May, Rojas is hitting .455/.500/1.091 with two home runs. In his last five games, spanning back to the final week in April - he has 4 home runs with 6 RBI. He's played himself into an everyday role for Arizona, especially with Kole Calhoun on the IL.

Tyler Rogers, RP. San Francisco Giants
Lefty closer Jake McGee has scuffled over his last few outings, and although he has 7 saves on the year - he also has a 5.54 ERA on the year. Over McGee's last three appearances, he's allowed two home runs and a total of 5 runs to score. Giants' Manager Gabe Kapler said that Rogers could be in line for more save opportunities moving forward. This season, Rogers has a 1.02 ERA, 2 saves, and has a 10:3 K:BB ratio. Owners should monitor the closer situation in San Francisco.