Carcosa: The Yelich King

Looking for the king of your lineups tonight? Look no further than Christian Yelich against a pitcher who has been completely blasted for a majority of the season: James Shields. Here are my picks for the late slate on Saturday, August 13:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Jake Lamb,
$10,200
Mike Trout,
$10,800
Madison Bumgarner,
$24,800
Daniel Murphy,
$10,000
Max Kepler,
$10,500
Jacob deGrom,
$23,700
David Ortiz,
$9,600
Christian Yelich,
$10,200
Cole Hamels,
$21,200
Adrian Beltre,
$9,600
Carlos Beltran,
$9,600
Tyler Anderson,
$18,300
Ian Desmond,
$9,300
Jay Bruce,
$8,800
Hisashi Iwakuma,
$16,800
Trea Turner,
$8,400
David Dahl,
$8,100
Dan Straily,
$16,400
Neil Walker,
$8,000
Eddie Rosario,
$8,000
Zach Davies,
$15,000
Xander Bogaerts,
$7,500
Seth Smith,
$7,200
Adam Conley,
$14,000
Stephen Vogt,
$5,700
Brock Holt (if top six in order),
$6,000
Reynaldo Lopez,
$8,100

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Jake Lamb,
$10,200
Mike Trout,
$10,800
Madison Bumgarner,
$24,800
Paul Goldschmidt,
$10,000
Max Kepler,
$10,500
Jacob deGrom,
$23,700
David Ortiz,
$9,600
Christian Yelich,
$10,200
Cole Hamels,
$21,200
Freddie Freeman,
$9,600
Carlos Beltran,
$9,600
Tyler Anderson,
$18,300
Ian Desmond,
$9,300
Giancarlo Stanton,
$8,400
Hisashi Iwakuma,
$16,800
Dustin Pedroia,
$8,000
David Dahl,
$8,100
Dan Straily,
$16,400
Xander Bogaerts,
$7,500
Eddie Rosario,
$8,000
Zach Davies,
$15,000
Eric Hosmer,
$7,200
Lonnie Chisenhall,
$7,200
Adam Conley,
$14,000
Stephen Vogt,
$5,700
Justin Upton,
$6,300
Tyler Duffey,
$11,200

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Red Sox, Rangers, Diamondbacks, Twins, Nationals and Marlins

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Angels, Mets, Brewers, Royals, Brewers, Mariners and Giants

Weather Concerns: Only game with a potential issue is the LAA/CLE game. Otherwise, looking like blue skies throughout the nation.

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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