My maiden voyage of the DFS playbook has arrived. I will be locking down the Tuesday and Thursday slate going forward and am very excited about the opportunity to continue to help all of you achieve DFS greatness.
Tonight, I am going sticking to my usual game plan of paying for the pitchers and have a guy in there in Madison Bumgarner that you could see lightly owned tonight as most will want to avoid that Oakland Lineup. I am not afraid of the A's tonight.
There are not many top notch options to like at the catcher and shortstop position so value plays are the target there. This will allow you to fit in a few real high end bats as a result. My top plays of the day are the value of Matt Adams and the power of Giancarlo Stanton.Both of which should frequent your lineups tonight.
There is one main theme in tonight's picks as well in that you will see a ton of guys who crush the left handed pitchers. There are a few in the playbook that maybe platooned out like Lucas, Ross if in the lineup , Medica and possibly Gomes so it is important to not use too many of them who may fall into the situation when constructing your lineup.
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Here is the DFS Playbook for Tuesday July 8th:
|Julio Teheran||P||9,300||9,900||22,075||6,550||Mets only .581 OPS vs in career|
|Madison Bumgarner||P||9,200||9,800||19,242||7,650||1.32 ERA on the Road|
|Masahiro Tanaka||P||11,000||11,300||23,012||6,800||Has been lights out all year|
|Trevor Bauer||P||5,400||6,200||9,492||5,750||Less expensive option with high K's|
|David Ross||C||2,500||3,200||3,880||3,900||4 HR's in 40 AB's vs lefties|
|Rene Rivera||C||2,300||2,800||4,259||4,000||.632 Slugging vs lefties|
|Derek Norris||C||3,300||3,600||7,558||5,000||.351 avg vs Lefties|
|Matt Adams||1B||3,200||3,900||5,441||5,200||Way underpriced on DK and FD|
|Paul Goldschmidt||1B||5,200||5,700||8,765||5,750||.397 avg vs Lefties|
|Tommy Medica||1B||2,900||3,400||4,582||4,000||Value option in Coors|
|Chase Utley||2B||3,400||4,200||6,316||5,100||Nice value for potential production|
|Ben Zobrist||2B/OF||3,400||4,300||4,964||5,000||11 for 26 vs Jaosn Vargas|
|Ed Lucas||2B/SS||2,300||2,900||3,318||4,200||Likely to hit in front Stanton|
|Scooter Gennett||2B/SS||3,700||3,800||8,348||5,000||Only using for SS option on DK|
|Adeiny Hechavarria||SS/3B||2,300||3,000||N/A||4,100||Not many SS to like today|
|Evan Longoria||3B||3,600||4,700||4,840||5,000||Must play on DS and FD for price|
|Todd Frazier||3B||3,900||4,500||5,894||5,000||Owns left handed pitching|
|Kyle Seager||2B/3B||3,700||4,700||7,453||5,500||1.054 OPS at home this season|
|Kole Calhoun||OF||4,000||4,100||8,708||4,850||1.348 OPS last 7 days|
|Shin-Soo Choo||OF||3,300||4,800||6,970||4,950||Back to the lead off spot has helped|
|Giancarlo Stanton||OF||4,900||5,600||7,551||5,800||Doubling Down after yesterday|
|Marcell Ozuna||OF||3,200||3,900||5,808||4,600||Righties .376 wOBA vs Nuno|
|Jonny Gomes||OF||2,400||3,200||3,821||4,250||.388wOBA vs lefties this season|
|Chris Denorfia||OF||3,600||2,200||5,013||4,250||.365 wOBA vs lefties|
|Junior Lake||OF||2,200||3,400||2,641||4,350||Great spot Vs LHP to get on track|
Ted and I basically collaborate everyday on the Playbook anyways so this is just a matter of who is doing the posting on a certain day. Pichan is still very much a part of FA but has moved into the news room to make sure we're producing better DFS news as well as seasonal. Hopefully a win-win for us and our loyal readers!!
the man with no name
The day has come!! finally "the Schuster" has his playbook out. i have been looking forward to this. love the advice i get from ted, keep up the great work!!
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