Fantasy Baseball Top 20 Players

Friday’s fantasy baseball starts with the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 PM ET, while the rest of the MLB game lineup won’t begin before 7PM ET. The Boston Red Sox are set to face great rival New York Yankees in the first of a three game series. Boston’s starter will bring is 5-0 record on the line against Michael Pineda. The league’s ERA leader, Jordan Zimmerman (0.55 ERA), will be in on the mound today. His Detroit Tigers are in Arlington to face the Texas Rangers. Also on tap for the evening is a matchup between the worst team in the majors, the Atlanta Braves (7-20), and the Arizona DiamondBacks who are on a six game skid. It’s the chance for Zack Greinke, the most disappointing pitcher since the start on the campaign, to get his D-Backs back on the winning side. See who are the fantasy baseball top 20 players of the day.

Player Position Team Last Game FP Last 2Games FP Avg Last 4Games FP Avg Last 10Games FP Avg
Taijuan Walker P SEA 55 40 33.2 20.7
Edwin Encarnacion 1B TOR 54 30 19.2 13.1
Max Scherzer P WAS 53.5 27.2 30.4 29.7
DaeHo Lee 1B SEA 48 17 13.1 8.6
Madison Bumgarner P SF 44.5 33.3 33.2 26.7
Rick Porcello P BOS 43.5 42.7 39.5 26.4
Jordan Zimmermann P DET 43.5 37.8 36.4 23.5
Carlos Martinez 1B CLE 41 37.5 28.9 21
Vincent Velasquez P PHI 40.5 27 44.1 25.1
Francisco Liriano P PIT 39.5 22.3 26.5 20.4
Jose Altuve 2B HOU 39 31.5 20.6 18.8
Mike Trout OF LAA 38.5 31.2 20.3 18.5
Derek Norris C SD 36 11.5 8 4.4
Nick Castellanos 3B DET 36 17 17.8 13.5
Trevor Story SS COL 35.5 20 12.9 14.7
Ricky Nolasco P MIN 34.5 29.5 22.6 18.8
Zack Greinke P ARI 34 27.7 27.1 21.9
Ben Zobrist 2B CHC 33 23.7 18.4 15.4
Nolan Arenado 3B COL 33 12.8 15.5 16.6

Today’s player notable stats

  • Tigers Jordan Zimmerman leads the MLB with 0.55 ERA.
  • Red Sox Rick Porcello and Tigers Jordan Zimmerman are each at 5-0 this season. This season’s best is 6-0.
  • Yankees Michael Pineda holds today worst ERA with 6.35.
  • Tigers Nick Castellanos leads the MLB with a .383 AVG.
  • Despite his league second-best 11 homers, Rockies Trevor Story possesses 43 strikeouts-at-bat. The most in the league.
  • Astros Jose Altuve leads the MLB with 10 stolen bases.

 

 

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Boston Red Sox versus New York Yankees MLB Daily Fantasy League Picks 9-29-2015

The New York Yankees will meet the Boston Red Sox from Major League Baseball action for Tuesday September 29th. Fantasy baseball draft GM’s can tune to ESPN TV at 7PM Eastern Time to track the results of their roster picks.

It has been a poor season for the Boston Red Sox as the club enters play with a record of 76-80. After winning game 1 of this series 5-1 on Monday the team has won four straight games and has been getting great pitching The Red Sox has allowed just one run total in their past four games. The Red Sox have hit well with a team batting average of .267 and push across 4.65 runs per game which ranks in the top five in both categories. The pitching has not been good on the year with the Red Sox Team ERA of 4.34 ranking 25th in Major League Baseball.

The New York Yankees with the loss on Monday has moved to 86-70 on the campaign. They trail the first place Toronto Blue Jays by five games for the AL East division with just six games remaining on the schedule. The Yankees are in a good position to make an AL Wildcard with a 4 game lead over the LA Angels. New York has been a power hitting team as they are third in Major League Baseball in homers as they have hit 207 for the year. The starting pitching has been inconsistent as the staff ranks 21st in quality starts.

Boston Red Sox SS:

Xander Bogaerts

The Red Sox 22 year old short stop has hit well for the entire season with a .325 batting average with seven homers and 80 RBIs. Bogaerts is blistering hot for the month of September with a .367 batting average.

Boston Red Sox CF

Mookie Betts

Another young player at 22 years old Mookie Betts is hitting .292 with 15 homers and 72 RBIs. He is another hot Red Sox for the month of September with a .376 batting average. He is coming off a two hit game on Monday in the victory.

Boston Red Sox 2B:

Brock Holt

Holt has emerged as a productive hitter in the Red Sox lineup as he has a .282 batting average on the year with 44 RBIs. He is batting .311 in September.

Boston Red Sox DH:

David Ortiz

The 39 year old slugger has batted .268 on the year with 36 homers and 104 RBIs. He has multiple hits in two of his past three games.

Boston Red Sox P:

Rick Porcello

The Red Sox right hander is having a down season with a record of 8-14 with an ERA of 5.04 and WHIP of 1.38. He worked on September 23rd and allowed two earned runs and eleven hits in seven innings in a home loss to Tampa Bay.

New York Yankees RF:

Carlos Beltran

The 38 year old right fielder is leading the everyday hitters with a .275 batting average with 18 homers and 63 RBIs. He looks to break a 5 for 24 slump.

New York Yankees SS:

Didi Gregorius

The Yankees shortstop is hitting .266 with nine homers and 54 RBIs. He is hot right now with a .333 batting average in his past seven days.

New York Yankees 3B:

Chase Headley

The Yankees third baseman has hits in six straight games. On the year Headley is batting .263 with 11 homers and 62 RBIs.

New York Yankees LF:

Brett Gardner

The 32 year old left fielder is batting a slump right now as he is 3 for his past 19 at the plate.

New York Yankees DH:

Alex Rodriguez

ARod has three hits over his past three games. He has struggled for the month of September with a .224 batting average.

New York Yankees P:

Michael Pineda

The Yankees righty starter is 12-8 with an ERA of 3.99 and WHIP of 1.22. He is coming off a nice start on September 24th where he allowed one earned run and six hits over six innings of work in a 3-2 home win to the White Sox.

MLB Real Money Fantasy Picks

P: Michael Pineda (Yankees)
SS: Didi Gregorius (Yankees)
RF: Carlos Beltran (Yankees)
CF: Mookie Betts (Red Sox)
2B: Brock Holt (Red Sox)
DH: David Ortiz (Red Sox)

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Recap of 9/13/15 MLB games

Blue Jays Sweep a Doubleheader against the Yankees on Saturday—Lead is Now 4 ½ Games in the AL East.

The Toronto Blue Jays crushed Yankees pitching in both games of their doubleheader on Saturday. The scores were 9-5 and 10-7 in the two games as the Blue Jays scored a combined 19 runs with 24 hits in the twin bill.

Jose Bautista:

The Blue Jays right fielder had two hit games in both ends of the doubleheader on Saturday. He is now batting .255 for the season with 35 homers and 101 RBIs. He is on a tear for September with a .368 batting average.

Edwin Encarnacion:

The Blue Jays DH had two hits in the doubleheader. His average is up to .271 with 32 homers and 99 RBIs. Encarnacion is batting .327 against the New York Yankees on the campaign.

Ben Revere:

The 27 year old former Philadelphia Philly has a monster doubleheader with six hits in 12 at bats with a homer and four RBIs. His average is up to .309 on the season with two homers and 36 RBIs.

Josh Donaldson:

The former Oakland Athletics third baseman had two hits in Game 2 of the doubleheader. He leads the everyday batters for Toronto with a .306 hitting average with 38 homers and 119 RBIs. Donaldson had multiple hits in three of his past four games. For the month of September Donaldson has a .381 batting average with 11 RBIs.

Ezquiel Carrera:

The Blue Jays catcher had two hits with two runs and a double on Saturday. The backup has a batting average of .281 with three homers and 213th4 RBIs.

Marco Estrada:

Estrada is coming off a poor start by allowing four earned runs with six hits over five innings. He got bailed out by the Blue Jays offense as he received a no decision. Estrada allowed three home runs.

Marcus Stroman:

It was his first start since tearing an ACL. Stroman worked five innings and allowed three earned runs and received a no decision.

Brett Gardner:

The Yankees left fielder had four hits with two multiple hit games in the doubleheader. He is batting .271 with 16 homers and 65 RBIs.

Alex Rodriguez:

The veteran DH had a 1 for 3 on Saturday. He belted a home run and drove in two runs in a losing effort. ARod is batting .255 with 31 homers and 80 RBIs.

Chase Headley:

It was a three hit day for Chase Headley on Saturday. His averaged has moved up to .273 with 11 homers and 59 RBIs. He has hits in three straight games.

Carlos Beltran:

The 38 year old leads the everyday players for the Yankees with a batting average of .278 with 15 homers and 53 RBIs. Beltran is batting a respectable .286 over his past seven days.

Didi Gregorius:

In his first season with the New York Yankees Didi Gregorius is batting .268 with nine homers and 52 RBIs. He had two hits in Game 2 in the loss on Saturday with a double and RBI. Gregorius has four multi-hit games in his past ten games. Ironically he does his damage on the road as Gregorius has hit just .226 at Yankees Stadium this season.

J.R. Murphy:

Murphy got a start in Game 2 of the doubleheader on Saturday and had a two hit game. Murphy has moved his batting average up to .287 with three homers and 14 RBIs.

Brian McCann:

The Yankees catcher had four hits in the doubleheader. His average is up to .245 with 25 homers and 87 RBIs.

Michael Pineda:

Pineda had a no decision in his Saturday start against the Blue Jays as he allowed four earned runs with three homers in 5 1/3rd innings.

Ivan Nova:

It was a bad start for Nova on Saturday as he allowed the Toronto hitters six earned runs over 1 2/3rd innings.

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