MLB DFS – 9/16 (Main)

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Only 7 games on the main slate tonight.  Great MLB slate though for mid September.


Zach Greinke … Greinke is facing Bumgarner which will drive his ownership way down tonight.  However, MadBum has not been right all year and it’s clear he wont be until next season.  Greinke on the other hand is pitching one of his better seasons and in this ballpark (SF) and against that lineup (trash) is my top guy today.

Jacob deGrom … I’m not paying more for deGrom on the road in a hitters park than I would for Greinke, but if you want some higher strikeout upside then this is your spot.  But, don’t ask me why he isn’t on my FanDuel rosters.  Because I am all in for Greinke on FanDuel.  On DK, I want both together or Greinke plus one of the SNEAKY/SP2 guys.


Parker Bridwell … We quickly forget that the Rangers on the road against RHP have been bad all year and Bridwell comes in really cheap tonight on DK giving us a nice pairing to load up for the Rockies bats.

Marco Estrada … Rain concerns here but I like Estrada’s soft stuff against the Twins.


Rockies … Jordan Lyles has never had much luck getting swings and misses (yes, that’s important for a pitcher unlike what long haired morons who have intelligence envy touted earlier this MLB season.  BTW… If your early or mid season baseball tout is now touting their NFL model and not saying anything about baseball still then they’re a fraud…)…   I digress.  Rockies.  Chalk.  And will do well tonight.

Mets … Asdrubal, Nimmo, and any other lefty they roll out against Dickey…..

Athletics … Park shift remains strong.  Righties get in on the act today.  Specifically Khrush Davis.


No specific fades on this short slate.



  • Manny Pina
  • Travis d’Arnaud
  • Chris Iannetta

First Base

  • Matt Olson – The raw power is unreal.  He’s better than Judge….  There…  I said it…. Now go play him.
  • Dominic Smith
  • Paul Goldschmidt

Second Base

  • Rougned Odor
  • Jed Lowrie
  • Cesar Hernandez

Third Base

  • Derek Dietrich
  • Asdrubal Cabrera
  • Nolan Arenado


  • Jonathan Villar
  • Amed Rosario
  • Marcus Semien

Outfield – Tier 1

  • Khris Davis
  • Ryan Braun
  • Rhys Hoskins
  • Charlie Blackmon

Outfield – Tier 2

  • Matt Joyce
  • Nick Williams
  • Hernan Perez
  • Carlos Gonzalez
  • Justin Upton
  • Jabari Blash
  • Mike Trout

Outfield – Value Tier

  • Chad Pinder
  • Brandon Nimmo
  • Nori Aoki
  • Boog Powell



  1. Matt Olson – 1B
  2. Marcus Semien – SS
  3. Jabari Blash – OF
  4. Carlos Gonzalez – OF
  5. Nick Williams – OF
  6. Rougned Odor – 2B
  7. Nolan Arenado – 3B
  8. Manny Pina – C
  9. BONUS … Dominic Smith – 1B

Follow me on twitter @steve_renner for any feedback or questions.   Just dont ask me if I like someone I said I am fading or if I like Mike Zunino….   Okay???

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Steve has been a part of the Full Time DFS team from the beginning when we migrated over from Scout Fantasy Sports. As a former contributor on the message forums at Scout he developed a following for his unique writing on MLB DFS. He continued this over with the launch of FullTimeDFS and built a team and platform focused on the common every day DFS player and not those who are just looking for a quick win or to build out MME in every sport for screenshot glory. Steve (sdchickens) specializes in MLB (Dongers Club), NHL (Slap Shot) and NFL (The Ambush). On a personal level he also loves College Sports and will dabble in them for DFS purposes a ton. And yes, he's an avid Saints fan.