Fantasy Baseball Quick Picks for Thursday
by Anthony Mrozik, Buffalo Sports Page Fantasy Expert
There is a short schedule today. Continue reading for some of my favorite picks.
Hitters to Target
Javier Baez 2B Chicago Cubs Versus Atlanta – Baez is batting 1.000 with a Home Run against Sean Newcomb during 2017. Baez is batting .291 with 7 Home Runs and 24 RBI’s during August while taking 8 walks.
Nick Williams OF Philadelphia at Miami – Williams has fared well against Miami during 2017 and is facing the soft tossing Odrisamer Despaigne today.
Brian Dozier 2B Minnesota Versus Chicago White Sox – Dozier is batting .429/.467/.500 against Miguel Gonzalez during 2017. Dozier is batting .320 with 4 walks in 25 at bats during his last 7 days.
Pitchers to Target
Robert Stephenson Cincinnati Versus New York Mets – Stephenson has challenges limiting walks, having issued 35 free passes in 52 innings in 2017. He has swing and miss stuff and has worked to limit his walks since the All-Star Break as he has compiled a 1.96 ERA and 1.20 WHIP with 21 Strikeouts in 18 innings during August.
Zach Davies Milwaukee Versus Washington – Davies has pitched very well since the All-Star break and Washington is batting .207 with 0 Home Runs against Davies during 2017.
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Versus St Louis – Bumgarner is home today and St Louis is batting .240 with 0 Home Runs against Bumgarner in 2017.
Stacks to Target
Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins – Philadelphia as a team is batting .438/.438/.938 against Despaigne during 2017.