Fantasy Baseball Quick Picks for Monday August 21, 2017

Monday presents a short schedule with the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins playing a doubleheader.

Hitters to Target

  • Adam Jones OF Baltimore Home Versus Oakland – Jones smacked 2 Home Runs and drove in 7 runs at Oakland last week. The Orioles are at home today facing Chris Smith.
  • Jake Lamb 3B Arizona at New York Mets – Lamb has slugged 7 home runs and 28 RBI since the All-Star Break and is facing right hander Robert Gsellman.
  • Curtis Granderson OF Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh – Granderson is batting leadoff and is hitting .350/.458/.500 against Pittsburgh this year.

Pitchers to Target

  • Zach Davies Milwaukee at San Francisco – Davies has been strong at generating weak contact and is pitching in a pitcher friendly park. The Giants have struggled at the plate as of late.
  • Carlos Rodon Chicago White Sox Home Versus Minnesota Twins – The Twins batters have been faring well as of late but this is first game of double header and there should be some backup players in lineup. Rodon is at home and has thrown four quality starts in a row with an ERA of 2.10 and 28:9 K:BB over 29.2 innings. These four quality starts have been against strong contending teams.
  • Alex Wood Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh – Wood has posted three quality starts in August with a 2-0 record and 1.89 ERA and continues to throw strikes.

Stacks to Target

Arizona Diamondbacks – Facing right hander Robert Gsellman in New York and are in the wild card hunt.

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Tony Mrozik

Tony Mrozik is an accountant who combines his love for baseball and numbers to analyze baseball players and their statistics. He has been playing fantasy baseball since the days you would get your stats from the box scores in the daily paper. He annually plays in several fantasy baseball leagues.

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