I’m From Holland, Isn’t That Weird?

With shaky top pitching options, go for the “Gold(member)” with the cheap pitching play of the day: Derek Holland. Here are my picks for the night slate on Saturday, September 5:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Brandon Belt, $10,200 Bryce Harper, $10,500 Danny Salazar, $22,000
Nolan Arenado, $9,600 Lroenzo Cain, $10,000 Felix Hernandez, $20,900
Buster Posey, $9,600 Carlos Gonzalez, $9,900 Tyson Ross, $20,000
David Wright, $9,200 Charlie Blackmon, $9,600 Lance McCullers, $17,600
Jose Altuve, $9,000 Nori Aoki, $8,400 Alex Wood, $16,200
Matt Duffy, $9,000 Ben Zobrist, $8,400 Bartolo Colon, $15,600
Dee Gordon, $8,400 Matt Kemp, $7,800 Gio Gonzalez, $14,800
Justin Morneau, $7,200 Delino DeShields, $7,200 Derek Holland, $14,400
Justin Tuner, $6,400 Derek Dietrich, $5,600 Danny Duffy, $10,800

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Brandon Belt, $10,200 Bryce Harper, $10,500 Danny Salazar, $22,000
Nolan Arenado, $9,800 Michael Brantley, $10,500 Felix Hernandez, $20,800
Buster Posey, $9,600 Carlos Gonzalez, $9,900 Tyson Ross, $20,000
Carlos Correa, $9,300 Charlie Blackmon, $9,600 Lance McCullers, $17,600
Kendrys Morales, $8,700 Mike Trout, $9,600 Bartolo Colon, $15,600
Kyle Seager, $8,100 Nori Aoki, $8,400 Gio Gonzalez, $14,800
Justin Morneau, $7,200 Ben Zobrist, $8,400 Derek Holland, $14,400
Evan Gattis, $7,200 Gregor Blanco, $7,600 Danny Duffy, $10,800
Derek Norris, $6,000 Derek Dietrich, $5,600 Ervin Santana, $10,500

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Giants, Rockies, Astros, Nationals, Indians, Mets, Royals and Marlins

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Rangers, Mariners, Athletics, Angels, Tigers and Padres

Weather Concerns: Minor concerns in the CLE/DET and SF/COL games but neither looks like a major issue.

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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