The Daily Degenerate Fantasy Baseball Picks 6/5


I don’t mean to just go on and on about my fake teams or how well I’ve been doing lately, but damn, your humble-but-nonetheless-handsome Guru is on fire. The turban is smokin’! Last night I cashed in five of six contests and the team I gave you yesterday banked as well. Did you play it? Why not, don’t like money?! Just six games on the slate tonight with some high over/unders in Texas and Colorado. Guess who I’m stacking?


Here’s your dirty turbaned Guru’s team for Thursday 6/5. Good luck, cheers.

All values are based on DraftKings pricing.

SP 1 – Wily Peralta, $8,300: Peralta has looked good for the Brewers this year with a 1.88 ERA and 23 K’s over 24 innings in road starts. Michael Wacha is tempting, but the Royals don’t strikeout enough and I want a good share of tonight’s pri$ey bats.

SP 2 – Travis Wood, $6,800: Wood has struggled lately, but he gets a Mets team that likes to swing and mi$$…a lot.

C – Miguel Montero, $4,000: Monty had a dong last night and crushes lefties with a .369 wOBA this year. Oh, did I mention this game is at Coor$?

1B – Paul Goldschmidt, $5,400: Goldy went 3-for-5 last night and put up 27 FPTS. Can he get 30 tonight? *shakes Magic 8-Ball* “It is decidedly $o.”

2B – Jonathan Schoop, $2,900: Gotta save somewhere and, for a punt play, $choop has average 10 FPTS over his last three games.

3B – Martin Prado, $4,200: There are $ome nice options at third tonight with Adrian Beltre the best of the bunch. I’ll look to save a little and plug in Prado who had three hits, two runs and an RBI last night.

SS – Troy Tulowitzki, $5,800: I believe it was the Greek philosopher Heraclitus that said, “Troy Tulowitzki is very good at baseball.”

OF 1 – Charlie Blackmon, $4,800: Shin-Soo Choo is another outfield to target around this price, but he’s been in a bit of a slump lately. Blackmon is poised for a big night as he leads off and faces $oft tossing righty Bronson “I’m Bad at Guitar” Arroyo.

OF 2 – Corey Dickerson, $4,000: Dickerson is one of my top 5 outfielders tonight, hits in the top of the order and the stars have aligned in Colorado for the Rockies to $core 452 runs.

OF 3 – Gerardo Parra, $3,600: This pri$e is way to cheap for a player that went 3-for-4 with four runs and two RBI last night. Rico Sauve will be in all my lineups tonight.

Good luck and remember to always check daily lineups and weather conditions.

Featured Writer: The Guru



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