Last night my lineup did fairly well as Gary Sanchez was able to hit two home runs, Jonathan Schoop was able to find the seats, and Adalberto Mejia turned in a solid performance on the bump.
Pitcher: $8,400 Matt Harvey- Harvey is facing the abysmal Pittsburgh Pirates who have struggled mightily in their past few games. Given the fact that he can take over games, Harvey could turn in a dominant outing. The strikeouts give him plenty of potential, so if he is able to limit baserunners, he should be able to put together an excellent performance.
Catcher: $2,200 Cameron Rupp- Rupp does most of his damage against lefties, making it a good thing that he will face one in Ty Blach. Blach has had a tumultuous season to date, giving Rupp a chance to break out of his slump.
First Base: $3,700 Logan Morrison- Morrison is a solid play anytime that he is facing a below average righty. There is plenty of home run potential that comes with him, but also a bit of risk. Given the surfeit of options at the first base position, ownership on Morrison should be down. That means that if Morrison has a big game, you should be rewarded nicely.
Second Base: $2,500 Chase Utley- Utley has dominated righties this year, and he will be matched up with a subpar one in Jimmy Nelson. Utley has put together an excellent stretch of games that should continue tonight.
Third Base: $3,500 Kyle Seager- Seager didn’t have the best start to the season, but he has since picked up his level of play. He fares much better against righties, making it a good thing that he is facing Jake Odorizzi. Seager has a relatively high floor as well as a high ceiling.
Shortstop: $2,900 Didi Gregorius- Albeit the fact that he is a lefty, Gregorius performs far better against left handed pitchers. He should be able to turn in a solid performance as he will face the lefty Francisco Liriano who recently came off the disabled list. Because of that, the New York Yankees are a potential stack candidate.
Outfield: $4,300 Aaron Judge- As I said in the aforementioned paragraph, the Yankees should be able to put a good amount of runs on the board. Judge has delivered many a negative verdict for pitchers, and his success should translate into tonights game. There is a very high chance that he will hit one out given his prolific power numbers.
Outfield: $3,100 Scott Schebler- Schebler is set to face the inexperienced Mike Foltynewicz who owns a 4.44 ERA on the season. There is a perpetual risk that comes with Schebler due to his tendency to strike out, but his power more than makes up for him. You should start him solely due to his home run potential.
Outfield: $4,300 Corey Dickerson- Dickerson is another player on the rays who I will look to target; giving myself a nice mini-stack. He has enjoyed an excellent start to what looks like a breakout campaign. Anytime he is facing a righty, Dickerson is worth serious consideration, even with his price starting to snowball.Follow @jackstatsblog