I Got 79 Problems but Abreu Ain’t One

Jose Abreu is an elite play on Sunday afternoon but is not priced as one so take advantage of the discount. Here are my picks for Sunday, July 19:


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $9,900 Hunter Pence, $9,900 Max Scherzer, $23,700
Manny Machado, $9,200 Ryan Braun, $9,300 Jake Arrieta, $23,100
Jhonny Peralta, $8,400 Yoenis Cespedes, $8,800 Zack Greinke, $22,400
Jose Abreu, $8,400 Charlie Blackmon, $8,800 Johnny Cueto (weather risk), $21,900
Nolan Arenado, $8,100 Billy Burns, $8,100 Felix Hernandez, $21,000
Joey Votto, $8,000 Justin Upton, $8,100 Chris Archer, $20,400
Troy Tulowitzki, $7,200 Gerardo Parra, $7,800 Dallas Keuchel, $20,000
Jimmy Paredes, $6,800 Randal Grichuk, $6,800 Cole Hamels, $19,500
Brett Lawrie, $6,800 Chris Coghlan, $6,000 Jonathon Niese, $13,800


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $9,900 Ryan Braun, $9,300 Max Scherzer, $23,700
Anthony Rizzo, $9,200 Charlie Blackmon, $8,800 Zack Greinke, $22,400
Jhonny Peralta, $8,400 Nelson Cruz, $8,400 Johnny Cueto (weather risk), $21,900
Albert Pujols, $8,400 Justin Upton, $8,100 Felix Hernandez, $21,000
Jose Abreu, $8,400 Adam Jones, $8,000 Chris Archer, $20,400
Nolan Arenado, $8,100 Carlos Gonzalez, $7,200 Dallas Keuchel, $20,000
Chris Davis, $7,600 Randal Grichuk, $6,800 Cole Hamels, $19,500
Brett Lawrie, $6,800 Austin Jackson, $6,400 Jonathon Niese, $13,800
Tyler Saladino, $3,900 Chris Coghlan, $6,000 Jeff Locke, $12,900


Preferred Stacks: Tigers, Padres, Orioles, Brewers, Cardinals, Pirates and Cubs

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Athletics, Rays, Blue Jays, Mariners, White Sox, Astros, Phillies and Twins

Weather Concerns: Biggest risks for a delay come in the CLE/CIN and NYM/STL games but postponement is unlikely

Note: I will update the quick picks throughout the course of the day and adjust picks according to who is in/out of lineups.

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders is a fantasy sports expert with over 15 years of playing experience. After starting several freelance fantasy sports blogs, Ricky moved up in the fantasy industry when he joined Going9 Baseball. He wrote fantasy baseball content and had a weekly radio spot on the site’s SiriusXM Satellite Radio show. Shortly thereafter, in early 2013, Ricky joined RotoExperts as a three-sport fantasy contributor, eventually becoming one of the site’s lead basketball writers. While writing for RotoExperts, Ricky was introduced to daily fantasy sports and immediately fell in love. With help from some of his mentors, some of the best DFS players in the world, he honed his skills and became the daily fantasy expert he is today. When RotoExperts created a daily-focused website called DailyRoto.com, Ricky was brought on as one of the main contributors. He still makes frequent appearances on the RotoExperts SiriusXM Radio show and on the FNTSY Sports Television Network, talking daily fantasy sports. He also continues to write for a few DFS content sites: RotoCurve and The Fantasy Fix. Ricky is a proud and active member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He has agreed to be a writer and representative for the FantasyDraft brand and serves as an ambassador to the site. He has no more access to the site than the typical user. Don’t hesitate to contact Ricky with questions on Twitter @RSandersDFS.

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