Cash Draft Baseball Primetime Top Picks

June 22nd 2016

Almost half of today’s MLB matchups starts early. But we got you covered with an in-depth look at tonight’s top fantasy picks. Primetime baseball starts at 7:05 PM EST timeand covers the Giants, Rangers and Nats among many. See below Wednesday top draft picks and go make your cash draft baseball selection at FanPicks (click to play).

Primetime Top Draft Picks

Player Pos Team Opp Last 2 Games Avg Last 4 Games Avg Last 10 Games Avg
Jeff Samardzija P SF @PIT 30 17.4 31.5
Cole Hamels P TEX CIN 41.3 31.9 31.1
Wil Myers 1B SD @BAL 30.5 19.8 21.5
Justin Upton OF DET SEA 30 24.2 17.4
Jonathan Schoop 2B BAL SD 10 22.9 16.7
Brian Dozier 2B MIN PHI 28.5 21.8 15.5
Rajai Davis OF CLE TB 26 22 15.5
Justin Turner 3B LAD WAS 19.8 19.6 14.2
Michael Taylor OF WAS @LAD 29.8 20.3 13.7
Pedro Alvarez 1B BAL SD 20.7 19.3 13.6
Kurt Suzuki C MIN PHI 27.8 18.3 13.4
Ian Desmond OF TEX CIN 13 13.1 13
Melvin Upton Jr OF SD @BAL 10 7.6 12.1
Max Kepler OF MIN PHI 20.3 15.8 11.9
Victor Martinez 1B DET SEA 21.8 14.7 11.8
Tyler Naquin OF CLE TB 21.8 13.6 11.8
Juan Uribe 3B CLE TB 22.5 27.5 11.6
Matt Wieters C BAL SD 17.3 12.7 11.4
Zack Cozart SS CIN @TEX 25.8 20.2 10.4
Franklin Gutierrez OF SEA @DET 24.5 15.3 9.5

Cash Draft Baseball Notables

  • Pirates left fielder Starling Marte, who ranks second in the National League and third in the Majors with 20 stolen bases, left Tuesday’s game with a foot injury.
  • White Sox pitche Jose Quintana is 3-0 with a 1.94 ERA and a .184 opponents’ average in six career starts against the Red Sox. He’s 1-0 with a 2.11 ERA in three starts at Fenway.
  • Red Sox David Ortiz has reached base in each of his last 25 home games, hitting .411 with 23 extra-base hits.
  • Rangers center fielder Ian Desmond is slated to sit on Wednesday in his first day off since April 17. He is expected to be replaced by Ryan Rua.
  • Look for Peter Bourjos to start again for the Phillies in right field. Phillies manager Pete Mackanin is trying to play the hot hand, and Bourjos has been the Phillies’ hottest hitter for more than a week.
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Major League Baseball Fantasy News September 11th 2015

No Letdown for New York Mets—Lead up to 7 ½ in NL East after Win on Thursday

The New York Mets just came off a three game series sweep of the Washington Nationals. The Nationals were off on Thursday while the Mets where traveling to Atlanta to open a four game series. The New York Mets had ten hits and got a very good starting pitching performance in their 7-2 road victory in Game 1 of this series against the Braves. It was a good sign for the Mets because there could have been an emotional letdown against a bottom feeder after coming up huge by extending their NL East lead three games in the standings in three days to Washington.

Juan Uribe:

The former LA Dodger and Atlanta Braves this season is playing for his third team in 2015. He is coming off a three hit night with three RBIs and a double in the victory. Uribe has moved his averaged up to .255 with 13 homers and 41 RBIs. He has hit well on the road this year with a .284 batting average with eight homers.

Kevin Plawecki:

The Mets catcher had a double with three RBIs in his three at bats on Monday in victory. Plawecki has hit Braves pitching well this year with a batting average of .375 to date.

Kelly Johnson:

The former Atlanta Brave has produced well for his traded team the New York Mets. He had two hits with a double on Thursday to move his September average to .450. Johnson has moved his season numbers to .270 with 14 homers and 46 RBIs.

Lucas Duda:

The first baseman was busy along the base paths on Thursday with a hit, a run scored and two walks in the Thursday win. Duda is another Met who crushed Braves pitching this year as he is hitting .350 in his 40 at bats against Atlanta.

Curtis Granderson:

Granderson was hitless in three at bats on Thursday but he contributed by drawing two walks and scoring two runs. He is batting .278 over his past seven days.

Bartolo Colon:

The veteran right hander came through with a solid performance on Thursday night. He shut down the Braves hitters by allowing just two earned runs in 6 2/3rd innings of work. He leads the Mets staff in wins (14) and in innings pitched (176 2/3rd).

Pirates Blow Big Opportunity—Still 4 ½ Back of Cardinals in Extra Innings Loss to Milwaukee

As the Reds had built a 6-0 lead after five innings against the Cardinals the Pittsburgh Pirates had an opportunity to get within 3 ½ games in the standings against the St Louis atop the NL Central. The Pirates overcame a 3-0 first inning deficit to make it a 3-3 tie after eight innings. By that time the Cardinals were down 11-0 and hopelessly out of the game. But the Pirates went into extra innings and surrendered a 3 run thirteenth inning and responded with just one run in the bottom half of the inning in a 6-4 loss. Worse yet the Pirates holds just a 2 game lead in the loss column over the Chicago Cubs for home field advantage in the NL Wildcard game.

Josh Harrison:

The Pirates third baseman is coming off a two hit game on Thursday night. He is batting .294 at home this year. Harrison for the season is batting .269 with four homers and 24 RBIs.

Jung ho Kang:

Kang had his second multiple hit game in three games as he produced two hits on Thursday. Kang has his average up to .288 with 15 homers and 45 RBIs.

Francisco Cervelli:

The Pirates catcher now leads the team in batting which may be a surprise to fantasy baseball draft managers. With his three hit game on Thursday he is batting .303 with six homers and 38 RBIs.

A.J. Burnett:

The Pirates veteran pitcher has had issues going deep into games. He worked just five innings in the Thursday loss and gave up three earned runs and only three hits. He has not pitched greater than 6 1/3rd innings in his past five starts.

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