Tips for Draft Kings from Tout Daily Players, on August 11, 2017

Tim Heaney stepped on it in Week 1 of Period 5, winning handily over the field of Touts in Tout Daily.

Week 2 is played tonight, with the Top 2 scorers from the four-week contest winning tickets to the September 1 final.

Some Touts have sent us their top picks for tonight’s contest at Draft King.


Top Pitchers  I’m going with two “aces” that need to stop their teams losing streaks, so I expect great performances out of both, Jimmy Nelson and Danny Duffy.  Both stand in line for double digit Ks and a Win. Nelson gets Cincy at home,and Duffy gets the “rookie” White Sox team in Chitown.

Top hitters…stacking a few Nationals against Giants rookie Stratton tonight, Matt Wieters, Ryan Zimmerman and Brian Goodwin. I’m hoping Freddy Galvis will attack Seth Lugo and the Mets, and rostering studs Cano, Sano and Bautista.


Jonathan Gray and Mike Moustakas.


My top hitter for tonight’s #ToutDaily contest is: Freddie Freeman (ATL – 1B) at St. Louis against Adam Wainwright. You can roster Freeman for $1,000 less than Paul Goldschmidt at $4,700 tonight.

My top pitcher for tonight’s #ToutDaily contest is: Carlos Carrasco (SP) at Tampa Bay $8,900.  Look for him to bounce back tonight after his last two rough outings.


Ubaldo Jimenez ($6500): Deperate times, desperate measures, although to be sure Jimenez has been solid his last three starts and faces the easiest band potential strike out victims than Oakland.

Howie Kendrick ($4100): Kendrick is a great second half hitter on a .382-1-5 jag his last 10 games, facing the none too effective Chris Stratton and his 0-2 mark with a 6.63 ERA.


There are at least six SP’s tonight with a reasonable chance to post a 30+-point game. Tonight’s salaries are aligned well with the odds and I’m starting with Rich Hill at the top. Tonight is a good night to enter multiple teams and vary your #2 SP.

Neil Walker woke up yesterday. He faces righty Nick Pivetta and no doubt the highly questionable Phillies’ bullpen at $2700 – a big help in rostering expensive SPs.


Pitcher: Jimmy Nelson – second biggest favorite according to Vegas, should get a good number of Ks.

Hitter: Gregory Polanco allows me to afford Mike Trout and Jose Altuve.


Pitcher: He’s been scuffling lately, but that’s driven down the price for Carlos Carrasco ($9,700). I like the park upgrade and the strikeout upside, taking on the Rays in The Trop.

Hitter: There’s surprisingly ample low-priced hitters to afford good pitching as well as paying up for Mike Trout ($5,700). Trout’s price reflects a juicy encounter with southpaw Marco Gonzales.


Danny Duffy, KC at CWS: Keep picking on the Pale Hose, who develop more holes by the day.

Andrelton Simmons, LAA at SEA: One of the more underrated fantasy bats gets a favorable platoon turn.