Live Napoli Ever After

There will be a happy ending to your DFS story if you select Mike Napoli and his .382 wOBA against Matt Boyd. Here are my picks for Sunday, August 23:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Joey Votto, $10,200 Yoenis Cespedes, $10,900 Clayton Kershaw, $25,700
Anthony Rizzo, $10,200 Bryce Harper, $10,400 Michael Wacha, $21,200
Nolan Arenado, $10,200 Carlos Gonzalez, $10,400 Francisco Liriano, $20,000
D.J. LeMahieu, $9,200 Curtis Granderson, $10,000 Jordan Zimmermann, $17,400
Daniel Murphy, $8,800 Nelson Cruz, $10,000 Jason Hammel, $16,000
Mike Napoli, $7,200 Charlie Blackmon, $9,600 Taijuan Walker, $15,200
Derek Dietrich, $6,000 Kelly Johnson, $7,200 Lance McCullers, $15,000
Ketel Marte, $6,000 Chris Coghlan, $6,600 R.A. Dickey, $13,200
Andres Blanco, $4,000 Darin Ruf, $4,400 Kevin Gausman, $10,000

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Anthony Rizzo, $10,200 Yoenis Cespedes, $10,900 Clayton Kershaw, $25,700
Nolan Arenado, $10,200 Bryce Harper, $10,400 Michael Wacha, $21,200
Chris Davis, $10,000 Carlos Gonzalez, $10,400 Francisco Liriano, $20,000
Daniel Murphy, $8,800 Nelson Cruz, $10,000 Jordan Zimmermann, $17,400
David Ortiz, $8,800 Kyle Schwarber, $9,200 Taijuan Walker, $15,200
Mike Napoli, $7,200 David Peralta, $7,600 R.A. Dickey, $13,200
Victor Martinez, $6,600 Carlos Beltran, $7,200 Aaron Nola, $12,800
Chris Coghlan, $6,600 Ryan Raburn, $4,500 Kendall Graveman, $10,400
Anthony Rendon, $5,400 Darin Ruf, $4,000 Kevin Gausman, $10,000

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Mets, Rockies, Orioles, Cubs, Yankees, Nationals, Pirates, Royals, Red Sox and Reds

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Tigers, Mariners, Phillies, Blue Jays, Angels, Cardinals, Marlins, Diamondbacks, Twins and Dodgers

Weather Concerns: There do not seem to be any weather concerns today so play the players you want to play!

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

Bonus: C.C. Sabathia, Dexter Fowler, Ender Inciarte, A.J. Pierzynski, Miguel Sano, Lorenzo Cain, Franklin Gutierrez, Jonathan Schoop, Jose Reyes, Jung-Ho Kang, Brian McCann and Manny Machado just missed the cut but are all worthy of consideration.

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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