Choo added a walk and a run. Renfroe is a boom-or-bust type DFS play, either hitting a … I would have loved more punchouts, but the 46-point effort was just was the doctor ordered.After our best showing of the season, let’s move on and tackle tonight’s 12-game main slate!Pitching is fairly scarce tonight with not a ton of reliability in between back-end starters and bullpen days, so I’m simply going to roll with Scherzer as he takes on the Mets.Scherzer left his last start after just one inning with hamstring tightness, but after throwing a bullpen session it appears he’s good to go for this one tonight against the Mets.That’s not two out of three starts that have been cut short for Max Max after his Opening Day nod was cut shirt due to rain, but he’s been excellent in the strikeout department once again and that’s what I’m here for.Scherzer owns a 3.29 and huge 5.27 BB/9 rate that are not up to his standards, but he also owns a 2.51 FIP, 2.38 xFIP and a massive 14.49 K/9 clip through his 13.2 innings to this point.While there are some Mets bats that have actually has success against him, let’s keep in mind Scherzer owns a 2.67 career ERA against the Mets across 138 innings of work and a tidy 12.0 K/9 against them in that time. And why Josh Naylor has started 17 of the past 21 games, eight in right and nine in left.“We’re spreading opportunity around,” manager Andy Green said Saturday. Alice Stebbins at center of two different narrativesFormer North County KKK figure Tom Metzger has returned from the Midwest and lives in Riverside CountyBrian Patrick Butler’s trippy ‘Friend of the World’ debuts at the Oceanside International Film Festival, which goes virtual this weekendThe ambitious regional transportation expansion was praised by many elected officials, and criticized by a vocal minorityThe 65-year-old man was riding a motorcycle along Jamacha Boulevard when a car turned into his path, police saidThe Padres have more questions in the outfield than they thought they would at this point.That’s a big part of why they acquired Nick Martini and have started him in left field six times in the past seven games. Wright hasn’t pitched much in the majors, logging 28 2 ⁄ 3 innings over the past three seasons but it hasn’t exactly gone well. The A’s had nine runs by that point, and that’s when you’re licking your lips for more off a poor Angels bullpen. Renfroe’s Background For his career, Renfroe is a solid, albeit not dominant, hitter. Hunter Renfroe, who has been missing too many hittable pitches, is on bench again Saturday, will get turns vs. Cubs. That said, he allowed north of 46% hard contact in that one and is simply not a very good pitcher at this stage in his career coming off a 5.12 ERA from last season and a 6.22 mark from the 2018 campaign. While his numbers were superior versus righties, I would expect him to get at least a couple at-bats against a right-hander tonight as Alexander will probably max out at 80 pitches in this one.Nonetheless, the power/speed potential here is excellent and he’s certainly a part of any White Sox stack I end up with tonight.Anderson is still technically on the IL, however he’s expected to be activated and in the lineup for tonight’s contest, likely hitting in the leadoff spot against the lefty Alexander.Coming off a battle title thanks to a .335 average from last season, Anderson had also picked up where he left off, hitting .333 with a .391 wOBA and 158 wRC+ in seven games this season before hitting the shelf with a groin injury.Like with Moncada, we get some power/speed potential with Anderson. Last season, he hit 18 homers and stole 17 bases while he hit 20 homers and stole 26 bases in the 2018 season. For his career, Martinez has hit lefties for a .244 ISO, .966 OPS, .406 wOBA and 158 wRC+.It’s a tiny sample, but Martinez has gone 1 for 2 with a double in his career against Perez, so we’ll look for him to keep up the good work against lefties in this one tonight.The righty-stacking against the lefty Perez continues here with Renfroe who boasts some light-tower power against southpaws.Last season in which he hit 33 homers with a .273 ISO as a member of the Padres, Renfroe posted a massive .336 ISO against lefties to go along with a .906 OPS, .364 wOBA and 127 wRC+. Tampa Bay at Kyle Hart: Martinez ($2,900), Hunter Renfroe ($2,800), Yandy Diaz ($2,600), Mike Brosseau ($2,600) The case for Martinez has already been made, but the others here are stack-worthy as well. Hunter Renfroe reacts after striking out August 28 against the Dodgers. DraftKings Playbook: Fantasy sports news, advice, & in-depth coverageFantasy Baseball Stacks: Top DraftKings MLB Offenses to Target for August 2Best lineup strategy for Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies NBA Showdown The Trail Blazers and Grizzlies will compete in the play-in tournament Saturday to decide the No. You’ve got to be on the fastball and stay on it.”Renfroe, who was also unable to play defense for a few days after banging up his right (throwing) elbow when he made a catch while running into the right field wall on Aug. 28, has simply missed pitches he should have hit.Since July 7, he is 10-for-47 (.213) with two home runs on pitches in the heart of the strike zone. A 13With at least a couple spots (and likely more) available in the bullpen in 2020, the Padres need to see what some of the young pitchers called up this month can do.“It’s a lot of guys,” Green said. Last night’s FanDuel MLB DFS Picks were the best of the season so far. 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