‘Tuv Fast, ‘Tuv Furious

The small-statured Jose Altuve has what it takes to put your team on his shoulders en route to inevitably meeting Clayton Kershaw. Here are my picks for Tuesday, September 1:


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $11,400 A.J. Pollock, $11,000 Chris Sale, $25,200
Anthony Rizzo, $9,300 Carlos Gonzalez, $9,900 Madison Bumgarner, $24,000
Wellington Castillo, $8,900 David Peralta, $9,500 Zack Greinke, $23,900
Jose Altuve, $8,900 Charlie Blackmon, $9,400 Gerrit Cole, $20,300
Brian McCann, $7,700 Ender Inciarte, $9,100 Johnny Cueto, $19,900
Prince Fielder, $7,300 Curtis Granderson, $8,600 Joe Ross, $16,100
Mark Canha (if hitting 2nd), $7,100 Adam Eaton, $7,200 Jonathon Niese, $15,100
Andres Blanco, $5,300 Steve Pearce (if hitting 2nd), $6,600 Chris Tillman, $14,200
Marwin Gonzalez, $5,100 Trayce Thompson, $5,400 Marco Estrada, $13,200


Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Paul Goldschmidt, $11,400 A.J. Pollock, $11,000 Chris Sale, $25,200
Nolan Arenado, $10,400 Carlos Gonzalez, $9,900 Madison Bumgarner, $24,000
Carlos Correa, $9,400 Yoenis Cespedes, $9,500 Zack Greinke, $23,900
Anthony Rizzo, $9,300 David Peralta, $9,500 Gerrit Cole, $20,300
Jose Altuve, $8,900 Charlie Blackmon, $9,400 Johnny Cueto, $19,900
Jose Reyes, $8,300 Ender Inciarte, $9,100 Drew Smyly, $16,200
Daniel Murphy, $8,100 Kyle Schwarber, $8,900 Jonathon Niese, $15,100
Prince Fielder, $7,300 Gregory Polanco, $7,900 Chris Tillman, $14,200
Addison Russell, $5,800 Darin Ruf, $4,000 Andrew Cashner, $13,800


Preferred Stacks: Diamondbacks, Rockies, Cubs, Blue Jays, Mets, Yankees, Astros, White Sox, Reds, Orioles, Pirates and Braves

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Red Sox, Marlins, Athletics, Royals, Cardinals, Rays, Indians, Nationals and Rangers

Weather Concerns: There is a possibility for a delay in the AZ/COL game, but it doesn’t look to be a major concern.

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: D.J. LeMahieu, Aaron Hill, Dexter Fowler, Chris Coghlan, Joey Votto, Dee Gordon, Josh Donaldson,Jose Bautista, Cesar Hernandez, Ben Paulsen and Anthony Rendon 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 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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