Ok, let’s recap last nights picks first.

  • Walker Buehler: It wasn’t the night I was hoping for from Walker. Franmil Reyes ruined all that almost single-handedly. DKP = 17.80
  • Julio Teheran: Julio gave up 4ER, but still struck out 8 in 7 innings. DKP = 20.15
  • Mike Trout: 1 Walk. Not good enough. DKP = 2
  • Carlos Correa: 2 hits, 1 double, 3 RBI, 1 walk. DKP = 16
  • Vlad Guerrero Jr.: 2 walks, no hits. DKP = 4

The other guys:

  • Ben Zobrist: I had the “If Hitting Leadoff” caveat, he sat, Descalso leadoff with a HR.
  • George Springer: 2 Hits, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 Runs. DKP = 25
  • JD Martinez: 0-4 with a run. DKP = 2

Alright. Overall, yesterday left me right outside the pay line and unfortunately I went with Trout over Springer in my lineup which was the difference maker. So, let’s move on to tonight. But first, here is LAST NIGHT’S ARTICLE.

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The Pitchers

We are going to skip obvious picks like Scherzer & deGrom and try to find some gems to use as SP2 if you go with one of those as your SP1.

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 26: Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 26, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Corey Kluber, P, Cleveland Indians: $9,400

Kluber has been hit and miss this season, which brings him down to a really palatable $9,400 on DK. Now, he gets a bad Miami offense in one of the best pitching parks in all of baseball. I think he is a great counter to one of the big names above.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 25: Caleb Smith #31 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 25, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Caleb Smith, P, Miami Marlins: $8,600

Smith has been a stud this season, and has scored over 25 DKP in his last 3 starts. At home, he has a minuscule 1.59 ERA and has struck out 22 in 17 innings. Cleveland has also struck out the 10th most vs. left handed pitching. Plus, we have all the ballpark bonuses mentioned on Corey Kluber.

The Hitters

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 29: Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies grounds out in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on April 29, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Nolan Arenado, 3B, Colorado Rockies: $5,100

Arenado is a beast, so we don’t have to go too far into that. But, tonight he gets to face a pitcher that isn’t very scary. On top of that, in 27 AB’s vs. Chase Anderson, Arenado is hitting .296 with 4 Home Runs, 5 extra base hits, 10 RBI and only 2 strikeouts. He is going to put the ball in play in a great hitters park in Milwaukee.

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WASHINGTON, DC – April 27: Wil Myers #4 of the San Diego Padres at bat against the Washington Nationals during the tenth inning at Nationals Park on April 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Wil Myers, 1B/OF, San Diego Padres: $4,300

This isn’t a particularly great mathup as I like Fried, but Myers is hitting leadoff, which means a good shot at 5+ at bats. I will take that opportunity. Plus, I like to look for guys that are about to come out of a slump. He has scored 0 points in his last 3 games. That means, points at low ownership.

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 23: Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros reaches for a ball that was deemed in play and subsequently called out for batter interference in the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Minute Maid Park on April 23, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Carlos Correa, SS, Houston Astros: $4,800

Going right back to Carlos Correa tonight. He has been playing really well and gets another matchup that he has raked in. He has hit .294/.455 with a home run, 4 RBI, 5 Walks, in 17 at bats vs. Martin Perez.

Other Plays I Like

  • George Springer (OF) & Jose Altuve (2B) vs. Martin Perez
  • Tommy La Stella, 2B/3B vs. Marcus Stroman
  • Brian McCann, C, vs. Cal Quantrill
  • Justin Turner vs. Madison Bumgarner

Stacks I Like

  • Atlanta Braves vs. Cal Quantrill
  • Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Madison Bumgarner
  • Toronto Blue Jays vs. Luke Bard

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