Yesterday we lost a great one in Tony Gwynn. While it is sad and unfortunate that the greatest hitter of my childhood years has passed, it is pleasing to see a professional player talked about in such a positive light as Mr. San Diego has been these last two days. Recollecting on the many memories and successes Gwynn had created and accomplished over his 20-year career there are many things that jump out to me including that his rookie card came out the same year I first started seriously getting into card collecting, which lead to a long-time affection for the hit machine that was Gwynn. Dreaming of what it would have been like had DFS play been around when Gwynn played is intriguing. I am also intrigued to hear what stands out most to you from the great Tony Gwynn’s career? Look forward to reading your responses in the comments section below and while you ponder some Captain Video memories lets get to today’s hitters that will hopefully hit like Gwynn, at least for today, along with some top pitching recommendations in today’s DFS Playbook.

Remember, if you get caught in a quandary remember if you have a specific question remember you can always tweet @FantasyNomad and/or post in the comments section below. Don’t forget to bookmark the following four sources to check daily as a compliment to our picks of day.

Fantasy Alarm MLB Daily Lineups

Weather Report   

Batter vs Pitcher Stats

Daily Fantasy Baseball Projections

Starting Pitcher Picks of the Night

Pitcher Pos. DraftKings DraftStreet FanDuel Reasons
Johnny Cueto P $10,900 $22,320 $10,300  
Zack Greinke P $11,600 $18,911 $9,600  
Tanner Roark P $8,200 $17,222 $2,356 Nats have 8th best team OPS vs LHP while Astros have 8th worst OPS vs RHP and game is at home where Roark owns a 1.55 ERA over 40.2 IP. Kuechel will likely be a popular choice tonight in DFS so combine the above with info with Roark likely having low ownership, and Vegas is favoring the Nats tonight it looks like a recipe to go Roaring with Roark in a GPP Tuesday.

Discounted Hitter of the Night: Matt Joyce

Cleveland Indians v Tampa Bay Rays : News Photo

Teams to Stack: Braves vs Phillies RHP Kyle Kendrick (LHH own a .918 OPS vs Kendrick who owns a 12-plus HR/9 rate versus them as well), Indians vs Angels RHP Matt Shoemaker, and Sneaky Stack of the Night: Rays vs Orioles RHP Miguel Gonzalez

Hitter Pos. DraftKings DraftStreet FanDuel
Miguel Montero C $4,200 $5,979 $3,700
Brayan Pena C $2,900 $4,900 $2,200
Freedie Freeman 1B $4,900 $7,398 $3,600
Mike Napoli 1B $3,900 $5,196 $3,200
Jason Kipnis 2B $4,400 $7,108 $3,600
Ben Zobrist 2B $3,500 $5,472 $2,900
Manny Machado 3B $3,600 $4,475 $2,600
Martin Prado 3B $4,000 $4,792 $3,500
Elvis Andrus SS $3,900 $5,827 $2,700
Asdrubal Cabrera SS $4,700 $5,915 $2,700
Matt Joyce OF $3,300 $4,288 $2,800
Desmond Jennings OF $3,700 $5,196 $2,600
Gerardo Parra OF $3,800 $4,410 $2,800
Adam Jones OF $4,500 $8,222 $4,300
Justin Upton OF $5,000 $7,450 $3,600
Andre Ethier OF $3,500 $5,084 $2,800

Best of luck and as always if you have a specific question remember you can always tweet @FantasyNomad and/or post in the comments section below.

 




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