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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