Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for July 8, 2015 (FanDuel and DraftKings)

This is a quick and simple guide to help you find players for your daily fantasy baseball teams.

I give you at least 2 Pitchers, 1 player at each infield position, and 2 Outfield options. I list my top pick first and then descending order from there. I also suggest a team to stack, and a "Must Play" player.

Make sure to check lineups and a player's status before inserting them into your lineup. Also, check weather reports to make sure games aren't postponed. This guide is only here to help pick potentially successful players, and is not guaranteeing you any monetary success.


Chris Archer, Rays

He's 6-0 on the road this season with a 0.77 road ERA with 57 Ks in 46 2/3 IP.

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

2.18 ERA at home with 77 Ks in 53 2/3 IP. Facing the Phillies who have scored the fewest runs (292) in the National League.

Charlie Morton, Pirates

The San Diego Padres as a team have a career .178/.275/.200 slash against Morton. Morton is 4-1 at home with a 2.43 ERA.


Dioner Navarro, Blue Jays

His career slash against John Danks is .381/.417/.905 with 3 HRs in 21 ABs. He should at least DH in this game, but if not then play Russell Martin because the Blue Jays will score runs against John Danks.

Tyler Flowers, White Sox

Drew Hutchison has an ERA of 9.00 on the road this season. Righties are hitting .330/.380/.511 off of Hutchison. Flowers has hit .333 with 2 HRs in the last seven days.

First Base

Mark Teixeira, Yankees

Career slash of .550/.633/1.050 with 2 HRs and 8 RBI in 20 ABs against Scott Kazmir. OPS of .890 against lefties this season.

Joey Votto, Reds

Career slash of .417/.533/1.000 off of Gio Gonzalez with 2 HRs in 12 ABs. 

Second Base

DJ LeMahieu, Rockies

Hitting .329/.385/.448 at home this season and .301/.342/.415 against righties. Facing Matt Shoemaker who has a 5.23 road ERA this season.

Third Base

Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays

He's 6/11 with 2 Doubles, 2 HRs and 5 RBI off of John Danks in his career. Has an OPS of 1.029 off of lefties. Righties have an OPS of .901 off of Danks this season.

Manny Machado, Orioles

Lifetime .467 hitter at Target Field and a career slash of .625/.625/1.125 against Tommy Milone with one HR. Milone has an ERA of 4.43 at home with an opponent average of .330. Righties hitting .292/.351/.461 against him this season.

Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox

Hitting .339/.383/.482 at home and .311/.362/.485 against righties this season. Tom Koehler has a road ERA of 5.56 and WHIP of 1.56.


Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox

Hitting .331/.370/.462 at home and .455/.500/.545 so far in the month of June. Tom Koehler has a road ERA of 5.56 and WHIP of 1.56.

Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies

Hitting .346/.387/.535 at home this season and .333/.412/.600 so far in the month of July. Facing Matt Shoemaker who has a 5.23 road ERA this season.



All potential Blue Jays outfielders have prior success against John Danks. A team OPS of .806 (1st in MLB) against lefties. Righties hitting .313/.356/.545 with 12 HRs against Danks this season.

Chris Young, Yankees

Hitting .360/.422/.667 against lefties this season with an OPS of 1.089. Has 2 HRs in 4 ABs against Scott Kazmir.

Seth Smith, Mariners

An OPS of .855 at home this season. Career slash of .353/.421/.765 against Anibal Sanchez with 2 HRs in 17 ABs.


Toronto Blue Jays vs. John Danks, White Sox

Must Play

Josh Donaldson, 3B, Toronto Blue Jays


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