Daily Dime: Stephen Strasburg, Matt Harvey and bargain hitters

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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As always when playing Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball, be sure to check the final lineups and the weather.

With more options available for contests starting at 7:05 ET, I’m going to concentrate on Friday’s later batch of games.

My full lineup:

SP: Stephen Strasburg $59

SP: Matt Harvey $41

C: Brian McCann $14

1B: Anthony Rizzo $17

2B: Neil Walker $14

3B: Javier Baez $7

SS: Taylor Motter $7

OF: Melvin Upton $18

OF: Yoenis Cespedes $16

OF: Albert Almora $7

There’s obviously little reason to blame you for going with Clayton Kershaw, but the Nationals are -265 favorites compared to -160 by the Dodgers, and Strasburg is likely to be less owned. Strasburg has 100 strikeouts over 79.0 innings this season, and he faces a Phillies team that’s scored the second fewest runs in baseball, and he’s at home...Harvey has looked much better of late, and there are 13 starting pitchers with a higher cost Friday. Jon Gray is the same price as Harvey, and he’s starting in Coors Field.

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Rizzo owns a .984 OPS against right handers this season, so a $17 price tag seems cheap...Spending so much on pitchers resulted in digging for bargain hitters, hence the Baez, Motter and Almora additions. Motter has been hitting atop the Rays’ lineup.

Upton is on pace to finish with 16 homers and 35 steals and is hitting in Coors Field...Cespedes has a .303/.377/.633 line on the road this season, and there are 38 outfielders more expensive than him Friday. Cespedes seems like a must use during this slate.

Good luck with your contests Friday.

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