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Fantasy Q&A: Zinkie answers fan questions

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MLB.com fantasy expert Zinkie fielded questions from fans during a live Twitter chat (at @fantasy411) on Monday. Read through the best of the Q&A below. Questions and answers have been edited for clarity.

@Jsports_47: Should I drop Aledmys Diaz for Clint Frazier?

MLB.com fantasy expert Zinkie fielded questions from fans during a live Twitter chat (at @fantasy411) on Monday. Read through the best of the Q&A below. Questions and answers have been edited for clarity.

@Jsports_47: Should I drop Aledmys Diaz for Clint Frazier?

Fred Zinkie: For sure. Even if Frazier doesn't work out, you are unlikely to regret dropping Diaz.

@FantasyBaseba20: Should I trade Cameron Maybin and Scott Schebler for Adam Duvall?

Zinkie: No, you should not. Maybin is fourth in the Majors in steals and one of the most underrated fantasy assets at the moment.

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@azito23: Would you drop Brandon McCarthy or Jhoulys Chacin to pick up Charlie Morton?

Zinkie: Yes, drop Chacin for Morton. Don't drop McCarthy, who should be back soon.

@MarkAPier: Should I add Michael Taylor or Manuel Margot?

Zinkie: Taylor. He is an underrated asset, who can compile homers and steals.

@nmach10: Are you still holding out hope for Alex Bregman?

Zinkie: Yes, I am. There is so much potential for a hot hitter in the Astros lineup to be very valuable.

@willyedwards11: Please rank your favorites among Morton, Kyle Hendricks, Rich Hill, Eduardo Rodriguez, Danny Duffy, Jeff Samardzija, Sean Newcomb and Jacob Faria?

Zinkie: Faria, Hill, Samardzija, Hendricks, Newcomb.

@theschwabby: Going forward, would you rather own Trey Mancini or Brandon Belt?

Zinkie: I'll take Belt. He is hitting for power. His batting average should rise.

@TerminiMike: Please pick one of Logan Morrison or Justin Bour.

Zinkie: I think I'm in the minority on this one, but I'll take Morrison.

@Bilalipops: Who do you believe in more, Jose Ramirez or Avisail Garcia?

Zinkie: Definitely Ramirez. He is arriving as one of the best hitters in the American League.

@Schwabey: Do you see Kevin Gausman rebounding? He seemed like his old self last time out.

Zinkie: I'm not yet sold on a rebound. He fared well against a Blue Jays lineup that struggled for most of the week.

@antaftwit: Do you prefer Yasiel Puig or Starlin Castro ?

Zinkie: Castro is my pick.

@jdtdj: Do you expect either Johnny Cueto or Masahiro Tanaka to bounce back in the second half?

Zinkie: I wouldn't buy low on Cueto. I would be more inclined to buy low on Tanaka.

@rhj_24324: Can I drop Mitch Haniger for Domingo Santana?

Zinkie: Make the switch from Haniger to Santana.

@RealDrewJarvis: For the rest of the season, do you prefer Miguel Cabrera or Cody Bellinger?

Zinkie: I can't believe I'm saying this, but Bellinger is my pick.

@JasonStier: Which player would you choose out of Carlos Beltran, Dexter Fowler and Ben Zobrist?

Zinkie: Fowler is my choice from that underachieving group.

@j_mendwin: Should I drop Justin Verlander for Jordan Montgomery?

Zinkie: I think you have to wait a little longer before dropping Verlander.

@DanyLavoie: Which player should I waive out of McCarthy, Howie Kendrick, Michael Conforto or Khris Davis?

Zinkie: Waive Kendrick. He has less upside than the others

@whatupwithsteve: Should I trade Yoan Moncada for either Michael Fulmer or James Paxton?

Zinkie: Yes, trade Moncada for Fulmer. I have high hopes for Moncada, but Fulmer is very reliable.

Video: Zinkie: Consider picking up Frazier in deep leagues 

@K_Spee: Please pick two out of Carlos Rodon, Aaron Nola, Morton and Gausman.

Zinkie: Nola, Morton.

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@fubzeppelin: Which player should I add out of Michael Wacha, Joe Ross and Kenta Maeda?

Zinkie: Pick up Ross. He can be frustrating at times, but his ceiling is fairly high.

Zinkie is the lead fantasy baseball writer for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FredZinkieMLB.