Draft Kings.com Team of the Day
As always, I’m playing in the Double Up! contest on DraftKings. Don’t forget to get your deposit bonus here.
Ever since I decided to spend heavy on pitching about a month ago, I’ve had much more success with my daily salary cap contests. Today I’m taking the 6th and 7th most expensive starting pitcher options.
Hiroki Kuroda – @ the Mets – $8,900
Since the beginning of 2012, Kuroda has the 12th best ERA and is tied for the second highest win total. He’s good. His opponent, the Mighty Mets, are 24th in wRC+ and 27th in wRC+ at home. They suck.
Hyun-Jin Ryu – vs. the Angels – $9,400
It’s hard to poke holes in what Ryu has done so far. He’s sporting a 3.30 ERA that’s probably due for a tad bit of regression because of a slightly inflated strand rate, but that’s about the worst you can say about him. Maybe he could cut his walk rate (8.5%) or maybe his swinging strike rate is indicative of slightly lower K%. But any regression should be sl