Howard 💯

You simply cannot overlook Ryan Howard and the Phillies bats against a pitcher with an 11.00-plus ERA in the month of August so far. Here are my picks for the night slate on Wednesday, August 24:

cash-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Brian Dozier,
$10,500
Odubel Herrera,
$9,600
Jose Fernandez,
$24,400
David Ortiz,
$10,400
Christian Yelich,
$9,600
Yu Darvish,
$23,400
Trea Turner,
$9,900
Jayson Werth,
$9,200
Zack Greinke,
$18,600
Maikel Franco,
$9,200
Aaron Altherr,
$8,800
Jacob deGrom,
$17,700
Josh Donaldson,
$8,700
Miguel Sano,
$8,000
Carlos Martinez,
$17,600
Miguel Cabrera,
$8,700
Ian Desmond,
$7,600
Tanner Roark,
$17,100
Wilson Ramos,
$7,800
Adam Eaton,
$7,200
Marco Estrada,
$16,800
Ryan Howard,
$7,600
Robbie Grossman,
$7,200
Julio Teheran,
$15,200
Jurickson Profar,
$6,000
Melky Cabrera,
$5,700
Dillon Gee,
$10,000

tournament-plays

Infielders (IF) Outfielders (OF) Pitchers (P)
Brian Dozier,
$10,500
Odubel Herrera,
$9,600
Jose Fernandez,
$24,400
Daniel Murphy,
$9,900
Christian Yelich,
$9,600
Yu Darvish,
$23,400
Maikel Franco,
$9,200
Jayson Werth,
$9,200
Zack Greinke,
$18,600
Josh Donaldson,
$8,700
Aaron Altherr,
$8,800
Rich Hill,
$18,300
Miguel Cabrera,
$8,700
Miguel Sano,
$8,000
Jacob deGrom,
$17,700
Edwin Encarnacion,
$8,400
Robbie Grossman,
$7,200
Carlos Martinez,
$17,600
Wilson Ramos,
$7,800
Carlos Beltran,
$6,800
Marco Estrada,
$16,800
Ryan Howard,
$7,600
Adam Jones,
$6,800
Matt Andriese,
$10,500
Darwin Barney (if leading off),
$4,800
Jeremy Hazelbaker,
$6,600
James Shields,
$8,000

NOTE: Beltran is a fantastic cash play as well, there just weren’t enough spots in the table.

preferred-play

Preferred Stacks: Phillies, Tigers, White Sox, Nationals, Twins and Blue Jays

Secondary/Contrarian Stacks: Rangers, Red Sox, Diamondbacks, Marlins and Orioles

Weather Concerns: Cincinnati is both a delay and postponement threat so keep a close eye on the weather if looking to roster Yu Darvish and/or Texas hitters.

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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