4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/30/16
Stacking can be a controversial topic in many daily fantasy sports, but you can count baseball as a glaring exception. Here, it's universal.
Using multiple players on the same team on a given day presents you with the opportunity to double dip. If one of your players hits an RBI double, there's a good chance he drove in another one of your guys. When you get the points for both the run and the RBI, you'll be climbing the leaderboards fast.
Each day here on numberFire, we'll go through four offenses ripe for the stacking. They could have a great matchup, be in a great park, or just have a lot of quality sticks in the lineup, but these are the offenses primed for big days that you may want a piece of.
Premium members can use our new stacking feature to customize their stacks within their optimal lineups for the day, choosing the team you want to stack and how many players you want to include. You can also check out our hitting heat map, which provides an illustration of which offenses have the best combination of matchup and potency.
Now, let's get to the stacks. As always, we will not include today's game at Coors Field here. Coors is obviously dope for DFS, but you likely don't need me to tell you that. Here are the other teams you should be targeting in daily fantasy baseball today.
Tonight's game at Coors Field isn't the only one with an over/under above 10. Out in the desert, the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres are both primed to unleash some silliness, and we'd be wise to get exposure to both sides. We'll start with the Diamondbacks and get back to their counterparts in a jiffy.
Padres starter Edwin Jackson had flashed signs of improvement earlier this month when he struck out 11 Boston Red Sox batters over seven shutout innings. Since then, though, he hasn't topped five strikeouts in an outing, and he issued five walks in his most recent start. With his 5.24 SIERA as a starter this year, we can safely disregard that one big outing and keep on stacking.
With the expansion of September rosters, Mitch Haniger has been getting a solid amount of playing time recently. It's safe to say he's taking advantage.
The @M_Hanny19 homer counter starts now. pic.twitter.com/H1RV0AgfuQ
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) September 13, 2016
In his 112 career plate appearances, Haniger has a 38.4% hard-hit rate and 42.5% fly-ball rate, validating the .341/.428/.670 slash he had in Triple-A. He batted sixth last night with Yasmany Tomas out of the order, and if Tomas' injury keeps him out again tonight, Haniger could be a bargain who can bang.
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