Poppin’ Kris-tal

Jered Weaver is in deep trouble agianst a potent Cubs offense in Wrigley Field and his reverse splits this season (.367 wOBA, 13 HRs allowed to RHHs) suggest Kris Bryant should be the prime beneficiary. Here are my picks for Tuesday, August 9:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Freddie Freeman,
$10,200
Mookie Betts,
$10,800
Max Scherzer,
$25,200
David Ortiz,
$9,900
Kris Bryant,
$10,200
Chris Sale,
$23,600
Jose Altuve,
$9,600
Dexter Fowler,
$10,200
Marco Estrada,
$22,400
Edwin Encarnacion,
$9,200
Adam Jones,
$9,900
Rick Porcello,
$19,200
Josh Donaldson,
$8,700
Stephen Piscotty,
$8,400
Kenta Maeda,
$18,800
Dustin Pedroia,
$8,000
George Springer,
$8,000
John Lackey,
$18,000
Trea Turner,
$7,800
Alex Dickerson,
$7,200
Steven Matz,
$17,100
Brandon Crawford,
$7,600
Michael Saunders,
$7,200
Luis Perdomo,
$10,800
Josh Harrison (if leading off),
$6,400
Jake Smolinski,
$6,000
Mike Leake,
$8,800

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Anthony Rizzo,
$10,500
Mookie Betts,
$10,800
Max Scherzer,
$25,200
Freddie Freeman,
$10,200
Kris Bryant,
$10,200
Chris Sale,
$23,600
David Ortiz,
$9,900
Nelson Cruz,
$9,600
Marco Estrada,
$22,400
Jose Altuve,
$9,600
Giancarlo Stanton,
$9,300
Rick Porcello,
$19,200
Corey Seager,
$9,000
Stephen Piscotty,
$8,400
Kenta Maeda,
$18,800
Addison Russell,
$8,100
Alex Dickerson,
$7,200
John Lackey,
$18,000
Marcus Semien,
$7,200
Michael Saunders,
$7,200
Luis Perdomo,
$10,800
Troy Tulowitzki,
$6,300
Lorenzo Cain,
$6,600
Edinson Volquez,
$10,400
Mike Zunino,
$5,700
Jake Smolinski,
$6,000
Mike Leake,
$8,800

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Cubs, Red Sox, Blue Jays, Braves and Cardinals

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Brewers, Orioles, Astros, Nationals, Mariners, Marlins, Tigers and Giants

Weather Concerns: Noreal threats tonight. Good luck!

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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