The Biggest Ross That You’ve Seen Thus Far

Set a fresh lineup, put on a fresh outfit and have the parking lot on smash because Joe Ross is the biggest boss that you’ve seen thus far. Here are my picks for the night slate on Thursday, August 27:


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $10,500 Nelson Cruz, $10,800 Gerrit Cole, $24,400
Jose Abreu, $9,900 Bryce Harper, $10,400 Carlos Martinez. $21.600
Matt Carpenter, $8,400 Andrew McCutchen, $9,900 Drew Smyly, $21,300
Brian Dozier, $8,400 Yoenis Cespedes, $9,600 Joe Ross, $19,500
Daniel Murphy, $7,600 Curtis Granderson, $8,800 Carlos Rodon, $18,800
Logan Forsythe, $7,600 Jason Heyward, $8,400 Rubby De La Rosa, $18,400
Ketel Marte, $7,100 Denard Span, $8,400 Jonathon Niese, $17,100
Wilmer Flores, $6,600 Ender Inciarte, $7,600 Andrew Cashner, $15,600
Andres Blanco, $4,800 Aaron Altherr, $5,400 Roenis Elias, $12,900


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $10,500 Bryce Harper, $10,400 Gerrit Cole, $24,400
Jose Abreu, $9,900 Andrew McCutchen, $9,900 Carlos Martinez, $21,600
Travis D’Arnaud, $8,700 Starling Marte, $9,600 Drew Smyly, $21,300
Matt Carpenter, $8,400 Yoenis Cespedes, $9,600 Joe Ross, $19,500
Jung-Ho Kang, $7,800 Curtis Granderson, $8,800 Carlos Rodon, $18,800
Logan Forsythe, $7,600 Jason Heyward, $8,400 Rubby De La Rosa, $18,400
Michael Cuddyer, $7,200 David Peralta, $7,800 Jonathon Niese, $17,100
Anthony Rendon, $6,400 Tommy Pham, $6,600 Andrew Cashner, $15,600
Derek Dietrich, $6,000 Kelly Johnson, $6,000 Justin Nicolino, $13,600


Preferred Stacks: Mets, Cardinals, Rays, Pirates, White Sox, Nationals and Mariners

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Phillies, Diamondbacks, Padres, Twins and Marlins

Weather Concerns: There do not seem to be any weather concerns tonight, 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: Evan Longoria, Kolten Wong, Yunel Escobar, Tyler Saladino, Darin Ruf, Jeff Francoeur, Jason Heyward and Trayce Thompson all just missed the cut but are worthy of consideration tonight.

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, 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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