Give Your Lineup a Stanton Ovation

Between opposing starter Chad Bettis’ reverse splits and Giancarlo Stanton’s ridiculous price, there is no reason to fade him on this slate. Here are my picks for on Saturday, August 6:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Jonathan Villar,
$10,000
Carlos Gonzalez,
$10,800
Danny Duffy,
$25,200
Nolan Arenado,
$10,000
Charlie Blackmon,
$10,200
Stephen Strasburg,
$23,100
Matt Carpenter,
$9,300
Christian Yelich,
$10,000
Aaron Sanchez,
$21,000
Jake Lamb,
$9,300
Bryce Harper,
$8,700
Tyler Skaggs,
$20,000
Paul Goldschmidt,
$8,700
Giancarlo Stanton,
$8,400
Carlos Martinez,
$18,900
Trea Turner,
$8.000
Shin-soo Choo,
$8,400
Chris Tillman,
$18,000
Wilmer Flores,
$7,200
David Dahl,
$6,000
Taijuan Walker,
$14,400
Jose Abreu,
$6,400
Aaron Altherr,
$6,000
Matt Boyd,
$13,600
Jonathan Schoop,
$5,600
Adam Frazier,
$5,700
Carlos Rodon,
$12,300

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Jonathan Villar,
$10,000
Carlos Gonzalez,
$10,800
Danny Duffy,
$25,200
Nolan Arenado,
$10,000
Ryan Braun,
$10,800
Stephen Strasburg,
$23,100
Matt Carpenter,
$9,300
Charlie Blackmon,
$10,200
Aaron Sanchez,
$21,000
Jake Lamb,
$9,300
Yasmany Tomas,
$9,600
Tyler Skaggs,
$20,000
Hernan Perez,
$8,400
Giancarlo Stanton,
$8,400
Carlos Martinez,
$18,900
Trea Turner,
$8.000
Steve Pearce,
$7,600
Chris Tillman,
$18,000
Wilmer Flores,
$7,200
Jose Bautista,
$6,600
Matt Boyd,
$13,600
Jose Abreu,
$6,400
David Dahl,
$6,000
Carlos Rodon,
$12,300
Devon Travis,
$6,300
Aaron Altherr,
$6,000
Jake Thompson,
$8,700

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Rockies, Marlins, Diamondbacks, Brewers, Nationals and Tigers

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Astros, Pirates, Phillies, White Sox, Rangers, Mets and Padres

Weather Concerns: No real issues tonight with MIA/COL the only game with a realistic delay possibility…but even there, the threat is low.

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders

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