MLB Fantasy Baseball Top 18 – 5/19/2016

MLB Fantasy Baseball Top 18 (Evening Games)

May 19th 2016

FanPicks has all 9 Thursday MLB fantasy baseball evening contest for you. It all start at 7:05PM ET with the Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates. It will go down in California, as the Giants looks to sweep series and win their 8th straight game tonight in San Diego. Jeff Samardzija (5-2, 2.88 ERA) will take the mound for San Francisco and will attempt to follow-up on Johnny Cueto’s solid performance the day before. Another series coming to close tonight is the Freeway Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels. The halo’s have taken two out of the three games (one away and one at home). The finale pits Ross Stripling (1-2, 4.26 ERA) and Jhoulys Chacin (1-2 4.81) against eachother. Dodgers Stripling earn his first victory of the season in his last outing against the Cardinals, while the Angels Chacin will make his second start with the team since being acquired in a trade from the Braves a week ago. Find out who’s are today’s top Major League Baseball fantasy picks at FanPicks (click to join).

Player Pos Team Opp Last Game FP Two Games FP Avg Four Game FP Avg Ten Game FP Avg
Rajai Davis OF CLE @CIN 57 38.8 23.2 12
Chris Sale P CWS HOU 52.5 47.5 49.6 33.8
James Shields P SD SF 51.5 36.2 29.8 24.1
Jay Bruce OF CIN CLE 51 23 20.9 15.4
Tyler White 1B HOU @CWS 47.5 21.5 12.7 8.6
Mallex Smith OF ATL @PIT 47.5 17.5 14.6 9.7
Jonathan Gray P COL @STL 43 40 27.9 15.3
Michael Foltynewicz P ATL @PIT 40 27.5 19.9 12.8
Mike Trout OF LAA LAD 36 18.7 18.3 13.2
Ervin Santana P MIN TOR 34.5 17.8 21.7 20.6
Jayson Werth OF WAS @NYM 34.5 15.2 9.6 9.4
Jeff Samardzija P SF @SD 33.5 42 38.5 27.9
Khris Davis OF OAK NYY 33 35.7 21.2 17
Stephen Strasburg P WAS @NYM 33 36 37.9 36.3
Jason Castro C HOU @CWS 33 14.5 14.5 12.8
Tyler Flowers C ATL @PIT 30 12.3 8.5 5
Francisco Lindor SS CLE @CIN 30 22.7 15.8 11.7

MLB Fantasy Baseball Notables

  • Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Sterling Marte is set to return to the lineup Thursday against the Braves. Prospect Alex Hanson will return to the minors to make room.
  • New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes clubbed his 13th homer during Wednesday’s game and now has 11 home runs and 29 RBIs in his last 28 games.
  • Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki enters the game with 999 career hits. He is 3-for-7 lifetime against Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marco Estrada.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez could be available this Thursday. He suffered a back injury on Monday and hasn’t played since. Manager Dave Roberts said that Gonzalez could play designated hitter. At the very least, the first baseman will be available for pinch-hit duties.

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