MLB DFS Stacks: Wednesday 6/23

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Welcome to the MLB DFS Stacks article - where we’ll be looking to highlight the best hitting stacks of the day. These recommendations are categorized as “Cash Game Stacks” and “Tournament Stacks” while outlining risk/reward situations. We will add additional context with other hitting/pitching options throughout the article.

Please note, these player picks were organized early in the day. For MLB contests, always check lineups and weather closer to game time. Rain, wind, or unexpected managerial decisions could open up additional sources of value. Be sure to keep an eye on the MLB Headlines and Injuries desk.

CASH GAME STACKS

Astros (at Orioles – RHP Thomas Eshelman)

Eshelman is a pitch-to-contact right-hander who might last four innings. While the Orioles bullpen isn’t as bad as years past, they do have a soft underbelly. The top six of the lineup form a potent core stack with Abraham Toro and Martin Maldonado rating as useful down-lineup bargains. Michael Brantley and Yordan Alvarez are also underpriced while Jose Altuve is on the short list for top hitter in the slate.

Yankees (vs Royals – LHP Danny Duffy)

The Yankees lineup is expensive, and it also features several hitters who pair brilliantly with Duffy. The Royals southpaw is on an unknown pitch count. It’s also unknown if he’ll retain the uptick in velocity and stuff he showed prior to injury. As a fly ball pitcher, the likes of Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu, Gio Urshela, and Miguel Andujar all have elevated home run projections. Luke Voit is back as well. I’m edgy about using Gleyber Torres or Gary Sanchez versus Duffy.

Top Plays: Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Yordan Alvarez, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu

Top Value: Kyle Tucker, Michael Brantley, Abraham Toro, Miguel Andujar

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TOURNAMENT STACKS

Royals (at Yankees – RHP Michael King)

Yankees Stadium is a helluva drug. The Royals offense perhaps lacks depth after the core of Whit Merrifield, Carlos Santana, and Salvador Perez. They make up for it with bargains such as cleanup hitting Ryan O’Hearn or mysteriously slumping Jorge Soler and Hunter Dozier – both of whom have desirable peripherals. King appears to be a run-of-the-mill fifth starter type, the sort you might expect to really struggle in New York.

Rays (vs Red Sox – RHP Garrett Richards)

There are a few ways to slice and dice your Rays stack, and they all center around a minimum-priced Wander Franco. As of this writing, the exact lineup has yet to be released. Randy Arozarena is a must-play and Austin Meadows could fall in that category too. A supporting cast of Brandon Lowe, Joey Wendle, and Ji-Man Choi seem shaky on their own. They’re perfectly acceptable plays when stacked.

Or you can grab a one-off of Franco, a play which will be shared by a ludicrous number of your competitors.

Mets (vs Braves – RHP Kyle Wright)

Wright is an uninspiring ground ball pitcher who rates as one of the likeliest pitchers to meltdown this evening. However, the Mets offense has truly sputtered at CitiField. I’ve seen various stadium effects and even the batter’s eye blamed. If they can shake the funk, they have the upside to pace the Astros. Michael Conforto returns to the lineup to re-join Jeff McNeil, Francisco Lindor, and Pete Alonso in the core stack. McNeil and Conforto are discounted. The others are not.