Fantasy Baseball Quick Picks for Saturday

by Anthony Mrozik, Buffalo Sports Page Fantasy Baseball Expert

Saturday, we have some early games beginning at 1:05. Continue reading for some of my favorite picks.

Hitters to Target

Steve Pearce OF Toronto Versus Minnesota – Pearce has been batting leadoff and is batting .306 with 3 Home Runs and 7 RBI’s during the month of August.

Justin Upton OF Detroit at Chicago White Sox – Upton is batting .357/.438/.735 with a 1.173 OPS against left handers during 2017. During August, he is batting .296 with 10 Home Runs and 24 RBI’s.

Jorge Polanco SS Minnesota at Toronto – Polanco is on fire this month. He is batting .388 with 4 Home Runs and 20 RBI’s. All 4 of his August Home Runs have come in the last 7 days.

Pitchers to Target

Gio Gonzalez Washington Versus New York Mets – The Mets are a changed team due to trades and injuries. Gonzalez has 18 Strikeouts in 19.2 August innings while compiling a 0.46 ERA and 0.92 WHIP. During 2017, Gonzalez has a 1.79 ERA at home.

Blake Snell Tampa Bay at St Louis – Snell has compiled a 3.09 ERA and 1.11 WHIP with 21 Strikeouts in 23.1 innings during the month of August.

Cole Hamels Texas at Oakland – Hamels has only allowed 6 earned runs during 29 August innings while compiling a 1.86 ERA and 0.71 WHIP.

Stacks to Target

New York Yankees Versus Seattle – A day game at home versus Yovani Gallardo. Gallardo is struggling of late with a 7.78 ERA and 1.63 WHIP during the month of August. In his last start versus New York on July 23rd, Gallardo allowed 12 Fly Balls and 3 Home Runs.

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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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