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MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/20/16

Jose Fernandez heads back home tonight, where his strikeout and walk numbers have been much better versus on the road. Which other players should we target in MLB DFS?

The beauty of daily fantasy baseball is that the top targets are different each and every day. Whether it's the right-handed catcher who destroys left-handed pitching or the mid-range hurler facing a depleted lineup, you're not going to find yourself using the same assets time after time.

While this breaks up the monotony, it can make it hard to decide which players are primed to succeed on a given day. We can help bridge that gap.

In addition to our custom optimal lineups, you can check out our batting and pitching heat maps, which show the pieces in the best spot to succeed on that slate. Put on the finishing touches with our games and lineups page to see who's hitting where and what the weather looks like, and you'll have yourself a snazzy looking team to put up some big point totals.

If you need help getting started on that trek, here are some of the top options on the board today.

Pitchers to Target

High-Priced Pitchers

Jose Fernandez ($11,300 on FanDuel): The walks are concerning, as is the hard contact allowed, but you just can't overlook Jose Fernandez's stupid upside. Fernandez returns home tonight to face the Washington Nationals, and he has been much better in Miami this year with a 37.3% strikeout rate and 7.4% walk rate. Combine that with a heavy presence of right-handed sticks, and you can see why Fernandez would be on our radar even with his current struggles.

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