MLB Fantasy Favorites - September 26, 2019

It’s the last full day of baseball before Flash Friday. Let’s end it with a bang!

Last Lineup’s Best Picks:

Frankie Montas, Oakland Athletics (19.9 Fantasy Points)

Michael Conforto, New York Mets (17 Fantasy Points vs 8.7 FPPG)

Tim Anderson, Chicago White Sox (16 Fantasy Points vs 8.9 FPPG)

Tim Melville, Colorado Rockies (9.65 Fantasy Points vs 9.3 FPPG)

Tonight’s Starting Lineup:

P – Joe Musgrove, Pittsburgh Pirates (DK Salary $7,700, 9.3 FPPG)

  • Has been extremely strong down the stretch, averaging 19 FPPG over his last 4 starts and 21 FPPG in his last 2

  • Has allowed just 7 earned runs in his last 22 innings pitched, striking out 24 batters during that stretch

  • Opposing Cubs team is ICE cold, losing 8 straight games and averaging 3.1 runs per game during that stretch

P – Wade Miley, Houston Astros (DK Salary $6,500, 13.2 FPPG) 

  • Is looking at a revenge game against the Angels after lasting 1 inning against them last time

  • Playing with extra motivation after teammate Zack Greinke lost a no-hitter last night in the 9th

  • Opposing Angels are really missing Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani, averaging 2.7 runs per game since September 8

C – Sean Murphy, Oakland Athletics (DK Salary $4,000, 7.9 FPPG)

  • Has been hot lately, averaging 10.3 FPPG over his last 10 games

  • Playing with extremely high stakes as the A’s look to secure their spot in the AL Wild Card

  • Very favorable matchup against Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (1-7, 6.61 ERA)

1B – Matt Olson, Oakland Athletics (DK Salary $4,600, 9.0 FPPG)

  • Has been scorching as of late, averaging 11.1 FPPG over his last 14 games

  • Playing with extremely high stakes as the A’s look to secure their spot in the AL Wild Card

  • Very favorable matchup against Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (1-7, 6.61 ERA)

2B – Shed Long, Seattle Mariners (DK Salary $4,300, 7.5 FPPG)

  • Has been locked in at the plate, averaging 11 FPPG over his last 11 games

  • Has been an XBH machine lately, blasting 4 home runs, 4 doubles, 1 triple, and 9 RBIs in his last 14 games

  • Playing to keep rival Oakland team out of the postseason

3B – Yoan Moncada, Chicago White Sox (DK Salary $4,800, 9.2 FPPG)

  • Refusing to mail it in, averaging 12.2 FPPG over his last 14 games

  • Has been an absolute hitting machine, going 26-for-61 (.426) with 2 home runs, 7 doubles, 2 triples, and 11 RBIs in his last 14 games

  • Playing to keep rival Cleveland team out of the postseason

SS – Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians (DK Salary $4,600, 9.8 FPPG)

  • Playing with extremely high stakes as the Indians look to bounce back and get a spot in the AL Wild Card

  • Very strong value at nearly 10 FPPG for just over $4,500 DK

  • Very favorable matchup against White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease (4-7, 5.79 ERA)

OF – Michael Conforto, New York Mets (DK Salary $4,600, 8.8 FPPG)

  • Heating up to end the season, averaging 21.3 FPPG over his last 4 games

  • Has clobbered 3 home runs, 3 doubles, and 8 RBIs in his last 13 at-bats

  • Very favorable matchup at home against Marlins pitcher Jordan Yamamoto (4-5, 4.83 ERA)

OF – J.D. Davis, New York Mets (DK Salary $4,300, 6.5 FPPG)

  • Getting hot at the end of the year, averaging 11.7 FPPG over his last 3 games

  • Has been one of the most consistent hitters for New York, batting .308 on the year

  • Very favorable matchup at home against Marlins pitcher Jordan Yamamoto (4-5, 4.83 ERA)

OF – Ramon Laureano, Oakland Athletics (DK Salary $4,600, 8.5 FPPG)

  • Has been red hot, averaging 12.4 FPPG over his last 8 starts (excluding pinch-hit appearances)

  • Playing with extremely high stakes as the A’s look to secure their spot in the AL Wild Card

  • Very favorable matchup against Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (1-7, 6.61 ERA)

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