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MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Hitters & Stacks for DraftKings, FanDuel & Yahoo: September 23rd (FREE)

Eric MacPherson



MLB DFS Picks & Stacks for Yahoo, DraftKings + FanDuel daily fantasy baseball lineups, including the Nationals and Yankees | Saturday, 5/15

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Greetings Gamers! We are heading into our final week of regular season baseball, so enjoy the last few slates.

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Main Slate

Baltimore Orioles at RHP Clay Buchholz – 4.6 implied runs

While I myself plan on rolling with a fair number of lineups anchored by RHP Clay Buchholz on DraftKings, I will also target against him. With regards to using him as my SP2, there are only 10 teams in action – so our options are limited on Monday. Please keep in mind, this is strictly a price play which is not needed on FanDuel and not particularly on Yahoo.

This season in ten starts, Buchholz has a 1-5 record with a 6.48 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, just 29 strikeouts and a 1.62 HR/9 rate. On the season, he has allowed a .367+ wOBA and a .235+ ISO to batters from both sides of the plate.

The Batters of Birdland actually have some competent options led by Anthony Santander, Renato Nunez and Jonathan Villar. Trey Mancini should return to the lineup after a day off (bruised leg from a hit by pitch) and Mark Trumbo is finally healthy with power upside. Additionally, Hanser Alberto is currently fifth in the AL batting race with a .310 average.

Washington Nationals vs. RHP Zach Eflin – 5.2 implied runs

This will be the fourth time that RHP Zach Eflin has faced the Nationals. Though he has shut them down over 18.0 innings with only three earned runs, one home run and 21 punchouts, I am looking for the lefties. Across his last 536 righty/lefty matchups Eflin has allowed a .353 wOBA, .222 ISO with a 9.3 BB%. Sadly we really only have Juan Soto and Adam Eaton from the left-side of the plate. However, Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner and Brian Dozier are also in play.

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Good Luck Gamers! ~ EMac

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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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