Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 8/26/13
IT’S MY BIRTHDAY. Instead of just giving you one lineup for the DraftKings Team of the Day, I like to give you options at various price points at each position. I generally like to spend big on pitching and find value at the plate, but if you like to do things the other way around, you can do so with these recommendations. I have included asterisks next to the names of players I actually chose for my team today. I’m playing in a Triple Up, Double Up, and 10x Booster today. Don’t forget to get your deposit bonus here. Starting Pitchers Luxury pick: James Shields* – $9,200 – @ Minnesota This is a pretty easy call. It’s a top 20 pitcher facing an opponent that ranks 25th in wRC+ versus right-handed pitching and has the 2nd worst K% against right-handers. Reasonable and reliable pick: Derek Holland* – $7,200 – @ Seattle Holland isn’t quite as good as Shields, but he’s close and his matchup is just as good. Holland gets the Mariners who have a lineup full of lefties and some switch-hitte...
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