What’s up Wise Take? Patio Joe here to bring you your cash game article
I am not going to boggle you down with statistic after statistic on why a play is good. I may give a sentence but that’s it. I’ll break down each position with the best cash game play. Each position will have a description of my general rule on how I select each player at that position. What is a good cash game play? Well, to me, it is the safest to hit his value, the most optimal play at each position with price being considered. Next will be a value section. These will be players that I will be playing depending on where they are hitting in the line-up. I then will give you my MVP play of the day.
Finally, even the cash game guy gets that GPP itch. So I will bring you a small section named “ At Bat W/Audie.” Here I will break down just a few of my favorite team stacks. Nothing big.
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15 GAME SLATE. I’m here to break it down your best cash options and make the decision making process a little easier.
WEATHER: Cincy, Detroit and Chicago could have some trouble look into it more.
PITCHERS: I generally pay up for the top pitcher on the slate, biggest favorite, etc.
Alex Wood– Little cheaper than De Grom and I like his match-up just as much. My top Cash game pitcher today.
Jacob DeGrom– Will go deep into the ballgame. Will need to find more value bats but I love his ceiling and floor.
CATCHER: I generally pay down at catcher. $2700 below is my mark. I will list the best play but please look at the value section for the catcher I like.
Alex Avila– Let’s attack Tomlin .
FIRST BASE: I generally pay up for a first base. These days there are always high priced options in good spots. Most offensive production comes from first base and third base.
Logan Morrison– It’s hot and humid with wind blowing out against Gas can Tillman.
Anthony Rizzo– Great ballpark for him that he crushes at.
SECOND BASE: I generally pay down for a player that is batting at the top of the order that is $2600 or below. These are the top plays. Look down for value below.
Jason Kipnis- Anibal Sanchez is on the mound tonight
Jed Lowrie- Cash Game porn is on the top list cause as my boy Paulie D says “ Folty struggles against leftys”
THIRD BASE: I generally pay up for a top play at third base. Along with first base. The most production comes from third base.
Evan Longoria- HE IS IN BOLD BECAUSE HE HAS 9 HRS AGAINST TILLMAN. WIND IS BLOWING OUT. HE HITS OVER .300 AGAINST HIM ALSO.
Manny Machado– It’s hot humid, blowing out. I love his price too.
SHORT STOP: I generally pay down at SS. $2800 or below is my mark. Line-up dependent. Will pay up at times.
Francisco Lindor– Attack Sanchez
OUTFIELD- I generally will pay down at least 1 OF position $2500 or below, perhaps even two depending on the pitcher. I try and pay up for one elite OF.
- Mike Stanton
- Corey Dickerson
- Jay Bruce
- Nomar Mazara
The following are all great players, salaries not listed. Order of who I like best.
PATIO’S MVP PICK OF THE DAY: EVAN LONGORIA
VALUE SECTION: The following players are the value plays of the day, which are players where price meets, where they are batting in the line-up. Players that can hit value easily because Their salary is so low. It is essential to have value players in your cash game line-up in order to be successful.
C- Steven Vogt ( he homers today) Ramos
1B- Jesus Aguilar
2B- Allen Hansen, Villar, Utley
3B- Kyle Seager
SS- Freddy Galvis, Trevor Story, Drew
OF- In order of who I like: Gregor Blanco, Ezequiel Carrera, Matt Joyce, Seth Smith, John Jay
Remember if a player who normally doesn’t bat high in the order does for some reason and his at a very low price. I will be considering him, So value may open up as the day moves on.
AT BAT W/AUDIE: GPP TEAM STACKS I LIKE FOR THE DAY
I am off the Indians. I have been talking to some people and Sanchez has been better. I like some one offs but the stacks above I like better.
Any questions hit me up on twitter @patiojoeref!! GET MONEY!!! See you all next week and have a wonderful Fourth of July Wise Take!