It is shorter slate on the schedule for tonight with just 8 games. The weather looks great for tonight and Clayton Kershaw is the headliner. There is almost no way you can't use Kershaw tonight in every lineup. The lack of other options is just a start, Kershaw who has been untouchable the last month gets the worst hitting team in the league at home. I know Kershaw is expensive but don't be stupid. The only other pitcher I even remotely like is Bartolo Colon but did throw in Despaigene as well based on his last few outings and the Dodgers struggles with the bats at times this season.
I will be heavily targeting Colby Lewis with some Angels hitters tonight.Lewis is awful and could give up multiple homeruns tonight to the likes of Pujols, Trout and Calhoun. It is safe to say that the Angels are my top stack for tonight. Jayson Werth and Alex Rios are also great plays as well with their power/speed combo vs left handed pitchers.
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Here is the DFS Playbook for Thursday July 10th:
|Clayton Kershaw||P||12,000||13,400||30,505||7,700||Best Pitcher vs worst hitting team..yes please|
|Bartolo Colon||P||7,500||7,300||12,868||6,300||2.72 ERA at home 5.06 on Road|
|Odrisamer Despaigne||P||5,300||6,600||10,372||4,500||Dirt Cheap and no other quailty options|
|Salvador Perez||C||3,000||3,900||6,578||4,800||Career .320 vs. Lefties|
|Francisco Cervelli||C||2,300||2,900||4,736||3,500||Punt option who hits .299 vs. L against a pitcher with a .385 woba|
|Travis D'arnaud||C||2,400||2,600||5,080||6,461||.441 wOBA in last 21 PA's|
|Matt Adams||1B||3,400||4,000||6,461||5,200||continues to be an incredible value|
|Albert Pujols||1B||4,100||5,300||9,152||5,550||OPS is 1,260 over last week|
|Lucas Duda||1B||3,600||4,000||6,772||4,600||Contrarian play in GPP instead of Adams|
|Jason Kipnis||2B||3,200||4,400||5,369||4,900||Phelps allowing .356 woba vs L|
|Neil Walker||2B||2,900||3,700||7,324||4,600||1.154 OPS over the last week|
|Danny Valencia||2B/3B||2,400||3,000||6,719||3,900||Career .333 vs. Lefties|
|Asdrubal Cabrera||SS||2,700||3,900||4,738||4,900||See Kipnis..not many quality SS tonight|
|Elvis Andrus||SS||2,900||4,200||5,215||4,950||.341 vs L in 2014|
|Kyle Seager||3B||3,500||4,500||6,966||5,500||1.042 OPS At home this season|
|Adrian Beltre||3B||4,700||5,400||7,799||5,650||.344 vs L in 2014 & 1.125 OPS last 7 days|
|Matt Carpenter||2B/3B||3,200||4,200||6,097||4,950||.308 Career vs Righty|
|Michael Brantley||OF||4,200||4,700||9,180||5,350||1.278 OPS over last 7 games|
|Jayson Werth||OF||3,500||4,600||8,524||5,000||1.421 OPS over last 7 games|
|Alex Rios||OF||3,100||4,600||5,273||4,900||.372 vs L in 2014 & great value on DS|
|Kole Calhoun||OF||3,800||4,200||8,097||5,000||1.167 OPS last 7 and Colby Lewis Sucks|
|Mike Trout||OF||5,200||5,900||9,193||6,200||Colby Lewis Sucks!!!|
|Lorenzo Cain||OF||3,500||4,400||7,031||4,600||.483 OBP with 5 steals in the last 6 games|
|Oscar Taveras||OF||2,200||3,500||4,595||3,850||Hitting 2nd again tonight|
|Jake Smolinski||OF/1B||3,000||2,000||N/A||N/A||Hitting 5th and extreme value|
I was playing in a few $25 ones every now and then, but been losing my butt off, so lately just $5 and $10 50/50's and double ups.
@jeff .. right now i have: kershaw, d' arnaud, m adams, j kipnis, d valencia, a cabrera, a rios, j werth, o taveras. and this gives me a extra $100 to deal with.
We added Travid D'Arnaud at the Catcher spot and OF'ers Oscar Taveras & Jake Smolinski as value plays.
We are adding some value (or PUNT) plays in the next 15-20 minutes. Stay tuned...hit "refresh"
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