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MLB Fantasy Baseball DFS Fanduel Lineup Picks for 5/19

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Daily Fantasy Leagues - FanDuel Lineup Picks (5/12)


With only five games on the docket tonight, we highlight five players whom you should consider for your FanDuel lineups tonight.


Wily Peralta Major League Debut April 22 2012

P: Wily Peralta ($6,900): Peralta should be owned in a ton of leagues tonight as he is massively underpriced.  Not only has Peralta posted a season ERA of 2.05 with nearly a 4.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio, but he has a great matchup.  His opponent, the Braves, is last in baseball in runs scored and sixth in strikeouts.  For a pitcher who has not allowed more than three earned runs in any of his eight starts this year, that is a recipe for success.


IF: Victor Martinez ($4,100): On a team that features Miguel Cabrera, it is Martinez who has been by far the Tigers best hitter this season.  He has also been on tear of late, hitting .370 with 5 home runs, 8 RBI and 9 runs over the last 15 days.  The switch-hitter has a solid matchup against the right-handed Corey Kluber tonight.


IF: Eric Hosmer ($2,700): I would generally never suggest a Royals stack, as they are currently 25th in baseball in runs scored, however they have the best matchup on the board today.  Kansas City will face right-hander Scott Carroll, who has gone two straight outings allowing 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out just two in each game.  Hosmer has only one home run on the year, but has a more-than-respectable .294 average as well as 18 RBI and 17 runs scored.  For the price, he is a great play tonight.


OF: Norichika Aoki ($2,600): Our Royals stack continues with their leadoff hitter Norichika Aoki.  Like Hosmer, Aoki has not supplied much power this season, but has scored 22 runs and stolen 5 bases.  He also has a hit in three straight games.  Even though Aoki is a reverse splits player average wise, he has far more power against right-handed pitching, which means that tonight there is a chance that he will launch his first home run of the season.  Like Hosmer, the price point is very low for a team that is likely to put up a solid number of runs.


OF: Billy Hamilton ($3,200): It may surprise many, but the pitcher with the second-highest season ERA among today's starters is actually Stephen Strasburg.  Even though he has been solid, the Reds may not be a complete "avoid" today.  Hamilton has started to find his rhythm recently, as he has a solid .269 average over his last week.  Once he finds the base paths, Hamilton is a fantasy monster, with 14 steals and 18 runs scored on the year.  He should be a solid play that is owned buy very few of your competitors tonight.