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MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Hitters & Stacks for DraftKings, FanDuel & Yahoo: September 22nd (FREE)

Eric MacPherson

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Free MLB DFS picks today from Awesemo fantasy baseball projections and rankings, and the best lineups & value targets for DraftKings & FanDuel 5/23.

.MLB Picks: Sunday, September 22nd has an eleven game main slate on Yahoo, DraftKings, FanDuel and FantasyDraft. Before you lock in your baseball DFS lineups and MLB DFS picks, make sure to check out check out Awesemo’s DFS baseball MLB rankings and projections. Not a member? Sign up HERE and use Promo Code: MLBSTACKS for 50% off any one month subscription.  

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Greetings Gamers! Once again all eyes will be on the NFL, but there is still baseball to be played on Sunday.

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Main Slate

Atlanta Braves vs. RHP Logan Webb – 5.7 implied runs

Even in his small sample size this season RHP Logan Webb has displayed hefty home/road splits.  This is right in line with the rest of the Giants hurlers.  Keep in mind that the 22-year old rookie is in his fifth season, though prior to his promotion he had just one start at AAA.  Atlanta has a nice mix of lefties and righties and the return of Nick Markakis has really helped their lineup.  This team can still improve their playoff seeding so they should be trying down the stretch.

Freddie Freeman, Josh Donaldson, Ronald Acuna and Ozzie Albies are the core four.  Then for differentiation focus on Nick Markakis, Matt Joyce, Adam Duvall, Dansby Swanson and whomever is behind the dish.

Afternoon Slate

Minnesota Twins vs. RHP Jorge Lopez – 6.4 implied runs

This has been a decent season for RHP Jorge Lopez.  Most teams would be thrilled to have him as a back-end starter.  After working out of the bullpen for the early part of the season, he has made a solid transition to the rotation. He does a little bit of everything and the biggest knock against him is this matchup.

The first priority should be the lefties with Eddie Rosario, Jake Cave, Marwin Gonzalez and Jason Castro as the best values and least popular.  Nelson Cruz, Jorge Polanco and Luis Arraez are fine though they will not be overlooked by The Masses with this implied run total.

Late Slate

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. RHP Antonio Senzatela – 6.1 implied runs

Once again the Dodgers get another Rockies pitcher who is having an awful season. Boy do they really miss RHPs Jon Gray and German Marquez.   Senzatela has a solid 52.0 GB% over the last season plus the high 8.9 BB% and low 14.5 K% are not doing him any favors.

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Much like the whole series we can look to Cody Bellinger, Joc Pederson and Max Muncy for our trio to target.  A.J. Pollock and Corey Seager are definitely in the mix as wellWill Smith is a solid option where we need to roster catchers.  Justin Turner may be back from injury and Gavin Lux or whomever else makes the lineup in the infield is a differentiation option.

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Good Luck Gamers! ~ EMac


Awesemo’s MLB Projections

In addition to our MLB Projections, Awesemo’s ownership projections come out every day before lineup lock. In addition, we also release a daily Top Stack projection, which takes a look at how likely each MLB stack is to be the highest scoring unit on the slate, relative to our projected ownership and value. Want a more in-depth look? Check out Data Central page, which tallies up every single bit of data we’ve collected over the course of the day, including chance of postponement.

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Of course, please do stop by our Awesemo YouTube channel for loads of FREE MLB DFS content, including fantasy MLB lineup advice on The Strategy Show with Josh Engleman and Loughy, as well as MLB picks on Four Corners with Chris Spags, and the MLB Deep Dive with Awesemo, Loughy and ShipMyMoney, where they’ll discuss Awesemo’s MLB rankings.

Eric "EMac" MacPherson won the 2007 Fantasy Baseball grand prize (trip for two to the MLB All-Star game) in the Roto format on ESPN. He won again in 2008, this time in the H2H format. As one of the early adopters of daily fantasy sports, EMac has been providing content for baseball and basketball as well as both professional and college football since 2012 for a variety of websites including DraftKings Playbook, FanVice, RotoWorld, Daily Fantasy Bootcamp, and RotoGrinders. He is well into his third decade of fantasy sports and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Follow him on Twitter @EMacDFS or contact EMac by emailing [email protected].

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