His daily MLB premium article "Sanders' Studs", has quickly become a must read for all serious DFS players. You can also find Ricky every day on the RC Twitter account, providing FREE analysis via periscopes. Ricky is also a proud and active member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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Tonight’s slate is interesting to say the least because it is filled with top-end starters and is lacking in the value bat department. Unless some unexpected values open up, fantasy owners will be forced to resort to either punting multiple positions or fading a trustworthy SP2 for a cheaper, riskier alternative. Luckily, Sanders’ Studs is here to guide RotoCurve members through roster construction, and I think I have identified two punts to make it all work. Without further ado, let’s get to work…
Note: all mentions of fantasy points are based on the scoring of both DraftKings (DK) and FantasyDraft (FDr) which are virtually identical.
Matt Kemp , OF LAD
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Cheaper hitters are few are far between on this slate; at least ones with any sort of potential. Of the bunch, Matt Kemp stands out as a top-notch investment because he is priced at just $3,200 on DK and facing a starting pitcher (Patrick Corbin) who has allowed a 35.5-percent hard hit rate to right-handed hitters (RHHs) this year (second highest on the slate behind only Cole Hamels). Although Kemp is amidst a mediocre season against southpaws, the leads the Braves in career wOBA against the handedness (.394). In fact, Kemp ranks 13th in career wOBA against left-handed pitching (LHP) amongst hitters with at least 250 at-bats (ABs) in the split, only slightly behind Buster Posey and Nelson Cruz. Despite his struggles, Kemp has hit the ball hard a whopping 37.1-percent of the time versus lefties this year and has walked at a respectable 18.9-percent rate. As the season progresses, his numbers should improve, and the ascension should begin on Saturday.
Good luck tonight and feel free to hit me up on Twitter @RSandersDFS with any additional questions/concerns.
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