Panic time on Jermain Defoe, Darlington Nagbe, Diego Fagundez? | MLS Fantasy Advice

In Round 4 of MLS Fantasy Manager, the high score jumped back up a bit to 81, but the overall average dropped even more: 38 points. There were 11 more goals than we saw in Round 3, but only one team recorded a clean sheet.

Jermain Defoe was the most-captained player for the second week in a row. Unfortunately, the high-priced attacker left the game just after the 60-minute mark with what looked to be a left hamstring injury. Stay tuned for more updates on his status later in the week. For now, he's questionable.

Here's the Monday recap along with some bonus-point studs and the top transfers both in and out.

Overall Recap


Bonus points are very crucial to your team's success. Players aren't going to put up goals and assists every week so owning bonus-point specialists is one of the best ways to avoid droughts.

Here are the leaders in every major bonus point category thus far...

Top Transfers (IN)

  Player Position Selected Price Points Transfers IN
Colorado Rapids Vicente Sánchez FWD 6.1% $7.7 29 805
FC Dallas Mauro Díaz MID 14.6% $7.9 29 700
Chicago Fire Harrison Shipp FWD 7.1% $5.7 19 459
Columbus Crew Federico Higuaín FWD 16.1% $10.5 28 414
Chivas USA Erick Torres FWD 10.8% $8.3 31 365

Top Transfers (OUT)

  Player Position Selected Price Points Transfers OUT
Toronto FC Jermain Defoe FWD 27.2% $10.9 21 550
Real Salt Lake Joao Plata FWD 20.5% $7.3 25 519
Portland Timbers Michael Harrington DEF 11.5% $7.4 6 389
New England Revolution Diego Fagundez MID 21.4% $7.8 13 301
Portland Timbers Darlington Nagbe MID 12.2% $9.4 8 271

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