Fanpicks DFS Top Performers 7-28-2015
There was total of 9 Fantasy Baseball match ups for yesterday’s 1 Day Cash Draft contests. Let’s take a look if you made the right Fantasy Picks in your DFS league. This is your Daily Fantasy Sport Top Performers Roundup :
The AL Central leading Royals (60-38) were in Cleveland (45-53) for the first of a 3 game series. It didn’t take long for the Kansas City Royals to explode, as Eric Hosmer smacked a 3-run HR in the top of the 1st inning. The 2-time Gold Glove winner finished the night with 4 RBI’s, 1HR and 3 runs to give KC the 9-4 victory.
Tampa Bay’s catcher, Curt Casali, was the difference maker in this meeting against Detroit. He homered twice and collected 3 RBI’s allowing starter Nathan Karns (6-5, 3.37) to get the win. The Rays (50-51) defeat the Tigers (48-51) by a score of 5-2.
The top team in MLB, the St-Louis Cardinals (64-35) faced off against the Reds (43-54). Lance Lynn (8-5, 2.71 ERA) managed to kept Cincinnati’s bats at bay, letting just 1 run slip past by him. 2B Kolten Wong’s 2nd career Grand Slam, in the 4th inning, was enough for Lynn and the Cards to get the 4-1 win.
There was a total of 27 hits between the Red Sox (44-56) and the White Sox (47-50) on Monday night. Adam Eaton came up a HR short on his attempt for the cycle, he accumulated 2 RBI on his efforts. David Ortiz blasted one to center field to get his 20th homer of the season. He has hit two of them the day before and compiled a total of 9 RBI’s in the past 2 games. Chicago won 10-8 in this back-and-forth tightly contested match up.
The Yankees (56-42) looked to extend their lead in the AL East by defeating the Rangers (47-51) 6-2. New York’s shortsop, Didi Gregorius, had 1 HR and 4 RBI’s in the win. A-Rod celebrated his 40th birthday with a homer of his own. It is his 4th HR in 2 games, happy B-Day A-Rod.
Carlos Gonzalez is on a major hot streak after hitting 2 HR and 4 RBI’s against the Chicago Cubs. CarGo has 7 homers and 15 RBI’s in the past week, making him one of the most sought-after player in Cash Draft tourney’s.
Chicago didn’t give up thought, after trailing one run in the 9th. All-Star second baseman, Kris Bryant, belted a two run walk-off HR for a 9-8 victory. Bryant finished the game with 3 RBI’s, 1 HR and 2 runs.
Colorado saw All-Star Troy Tulowitzki played his last game in a Rockies uniform. In a swap of shortstop, Tulo joins the Blue Jays organisation and speedster Jose Reyes will go back to a National League team since his departure from Miami, in 2012. Both player’s have been regularly on the injured list for the past few season’s. The deal also includes veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins going to the Jays and 3 minor league pitching prospects (Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco) to the Rockies.
San Francisco (55-44) tried to go for their 6th straight win when they faced off in a series opener against the Brewers (43-57). SS Brandon Crawford crushed his 15th HR of the season against Kyle Lohse (5-12, 6.24 ERA) to keep the streak alive and beating Milwaukee 4-2. Lohse gets his 12th loss, the most in the Majors.
The DiamondBacks (47-51) faced off against the Mariners (46-54). Paul Goldsmith openened with a HR in the 1st and scored on a Jake Lamb’s sacrifice fly in the 10th to close out the loop. The first baseman also walked 3 times in the game, rising his league leading total to 82. It’s no wonder that pitcher’s don’t throw him many strikes, his batting average of .346 and 75 RBI’s are the most in the National League. Arizona takes it 4-3.