Fanpicks DFS Top Performers 7-27-2015
For the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, all 30 team were in action for last night’s 1 Day Cash Draft games. There was a lot of player’s to choose from, and some of them probably made your Fantasy Baseball team reach the top of your DFS league. Here’s the Daily Fantasy Sports Top Performers Roundup :
The Pirates (57-41) faced off against NL East leading Nationals (52-45). Gerrit Cole (14-4, 2.24ERA) had a solid performance, striking out 8 on 7 2/3 innings for the win. He earned his league leading 14th win of the season and gets closer to the CY Young trophy for best pitcher of the year. The final score was 3-1 for Pittsburgh.
The White Sox (46-50) looked for the sweep in Cleveland (45-52). They sent rookie pitcher, Carlos Rondon(4-3, 4.09ERA), to make it happen and he delivered. He went 6 2/3 inning without allowing a run. Carlos Sanchez smashed his second career HR after hitting his first the day before. He went 3-for-4 (1HR, 2 Singles) during the night. The White Sox beat the Indians 2-1
Future HOF, Zach Greinke (9-2, 1.37ERA), tried to extend his streak of scoreless innings against the Mets. But that got spoiled when Kirk Nieuwenhuis crossed the plate in the 3rd. The streak ended at 45 2/3 innings. His counterpart, Jacob deGrom (10-6, 2.05ERA) went 7 2/3 innings with 8 K’s. Last years Rookie of the Year now holds the 2nd spot in ERA’s league leaders, just behind Greinke. Juan Uribe’s walk-off double in the 10th allowed the Mets to take it 3-2.
The Kansas City Royals (59-38) showed All-Star pitcher Dallas Keuchel (12-5, 2.32ERA) and the Houston Astros (55-45) why they were last years AL Pennants winners. The AL Central leaders came out swinging, scoring 4 runs in the 1th. That was enough for Yordano Ventura (5-7, 4.86ERA) to get the win. He had a strong outing, lasting 7 innings with 5 K’s and 1 ER. The Royals won 5-1.
The Yankees (55-42) looked to extend their division lead in the AL East against the Twins (52-46). Nathan Eovaldi (10-2, 4.27ERA) received his 10th win of the season. He struck out 5 and allowed 2 runs over 8 innings of work. Who knew he would be the pitcher, in the yankees rotation, with the most wins at this point of the season. Last season, he had a 6-14 record with a 4.37 ERA and allowed 223 hits, the most in the MLB. Chase Headley hit his 9th HR and recorded 3 RBI’s in the game. The third baseman is 21-for-61 (.344) with 11 RBI’s during the month of July. It’s a 7-2 Yankees victory.
The lowly Phillies (37-63) are suddenly acting up and won their 4th straight game against the Chicago Cubs (51-46). They suprinsingly only lost once in 9 game since the All-Star break. Maikel Franco (3 RBI) & Ryan Howard (2 RBI) each clubbered 2-runs homers and Domonic Brown had 3 RBI’s and a triple. Between all of them, they gathered 7 hits in 14 at-bats (.500) and 8 RBI’s. Second baseman, Addison Russell had 1 HR and 2 RBI’s in the 11-5 Cubs loss.
The Angels (55-43) were able to take back the AL West lead by deafeating the Rangers (47-50) at home. Perennial MVP Mike Trout was perfect with a 4-for-4, 3 runs, 2 HR’s and 5 RBI’s Daily Fantasy game performance. He takes over the lead, with 31 dinger’s, for the season’s HR king from teammate Albert Pujols. The sluggers combine for a total of 60 HR and 126 RBI’s, and they don’t show any sign of slowing down. Rougned Odor was the lone bright spot for the rangers in this game, collecting 1 HR , 3 RBI’s and 2 runs. The Angels takes it 13-7.
The Giants (54-44) looked to go for their 5th straight win in a matchup against the A’s (44-56). 3B Matt Duffy was the difference in this game. He managed 3 RBI’s and 1 HR against Kendall Graveman. At the age of 40, Tim Hudson becomes the 15th player in history with victories over all 30 teams. San Francisco is now 1 game behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for the division lead, after the 4-3 win over Oakland.
The Blue Jays (50-50) were visiting the Mariners(46-53) at Safeco Field. Toronto’s Ezequiel Carrera (2 RBI, 1HR, 2 runs, 1 walk) homered in the 7th to bring the Jay’s up by 2. But Nelson Cruz (3RBI, 1HR, 1R) answered with one of his own to tie it all up. This allowed Franklin Gutierrez to make his only hit of the game count, when he smashed a walk-off HR in the 10th to give Seattle the 6-5 win.
On the day where Arizona’s Randy Johnson, franchise leader in wins, was introduced into the HOF, Jeremy Hellickson (7-6, 4.60ERA) felt inspired to pitch one of his best game of the season. He pitched 6 scoreless innings and gave Arizona the 3-0 win over Milwaukee.
The Rockies (42-54) had a big night against the Reds (43-53). A total of 6 HR were hit in that game, 5 of them came from Colorado. The offensive outburst happened in the bottom of the 3rd with 10 runs scored. 3 HR were hit in the inning alone. Ben Paulsen came a double short of the cycle but accumulated 4 RBI’s and 2 HR’s, while Carlos Gonzalez amazing perfomance of 6 RBI’s, 2 HR’s and 4 runs was all they needed in Colorado. Jay Bruce (4 RBI, 1 HR, 2 Runs) gave it his all for Cincinnati, but ultimately is was a one sided affair as the Rockies win 17-7.
The Cash Draft pick of the night belonged to Big Papi, David Ortiz clubbered 2 three-runs homers and finished with 7 RBI’s in Fenway Park. On this special day of the induction ceremony, he passes 3 HOF for 38th place on the all-time RBI list with 1587. Rookie left-hander, Eduardo Rodriguez, allowed 1 ER in 7 innings pitched to notch the win. That’s all they needed against Detroit for a final score of 11-1.