Fantasy baseball: Lamenting Dinelson Lamet

With Dinelson Lamet's return from injury lasting just 29 pitches, one has to wonder which young hurler might take his place in the Padres rotation. AP

Nobody wanted to see San Diego Padres RHP Dinelson Lamet leave after just two innings in his 2021 debut on Wednesday with more forearm tightness, but it happened. Fantasy baseball managers need to prepare because, if you roster Lamet, this is not likely to end well. Hey, you were certainly warned. While a healthy Lamet would have been a borderline top-10 starter in our rankings, it always seemed to be overly optimistic that he would be able to pitch through his elbow tear and make it through this season completely unscathed.