WATCH: Why stacking might be a fantasy baseball home run


Here are my top stacks for Tuesday’s nine-game MLB main slate. As you’re building DraftKings fantasy baseball lineups for tonight, beware of weather issues in New York, and always make sure you’re checking the team’s official starting lineups.

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1. HOUSTON ASTROS

Orioles RHP Mike Wright has pitched just 144 career innings over the past three seasons, and he owns a 5.86 ERA, so it’s safe to say he should struggle against baseball’s best offense. Houston scored six runs Monday, so look to keep this stack going.

Players to Consider

George Springer ($5,200)
Jose Altuve ($5,100)
Carlos Correa ($5,000)
Alex Bregman ($4,300)
Marwin Gonzalez ($3,600)
Josh Reddick ($3,300)


2. TORONTO BLUE JAYS

The Jays tossed another solid four runs on the board Monday, but they’re projected for 5.3 against White Sox RHP Miguel Gonzalez on Tuesday. When you look at the hitters’ salaries compared to the team’s projected run total, it’s obvious this offense is close to a monster game. I want to make sure I have exposure to this lineup when it happens.

Players to Consider

Josh Donaldson ($4,200)
Justin Smoak ($3,700)
Randal Grichuk ($3,200)
Devon Travis ($3,100)
Curtis Granderson ($3,000)
Yangervis Solarte ($2,900)


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3. WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Cancellations and scheduling haven’t allowed the Nats to find themselves on many main slates in the early going. They will face Braves RHP Julio Teheran but are projected for a strong 4.8 runs. You’ll want some exposure to LHB here and probably should start by locking in Bryce Harper. Yes, he’s the obvious choice, but he’s also 17-for-37 against Teheran in his career, with seven homers, seven walks and 17 RBI.

Players to Consider

Bryce Harper ($5,300)
Adam Eaton ($4,700)
Anthony Rendon ($4,300)
Ryan Zimmerman ($4,000)
Howie Kendrick ($3,700)
Miguel Montero ($2,100)


4. MILWAUKEE BREWERS

The Brew Crew is projected for 5.2 runs at home against Cardinals RHP Jack Flaherty, who has surrendered 15 runs in 21.1 innings of work in the majors. With 19 total runs in their last three games, the Brewers have been mashing. That’s a good combo when you’re in your own ballpark going against a pitcher who stinks.

Players to Consider

Christian Yelich ($4,800)
Ryan Braun ($4,400)
Lorenzo Cain ($4,200)
Travis Shaw ($4,200)
Eric Thames ($4,100)
Manny Pina ($3,100)


5. OAKLAND ATHLETICS

People might tend to shy away from a matchup against Rangers LHP Cole Hamels in a pitchers park, but you can’t ignore Oakland’s 4.9 run projection. The bottom line is this is a much improved A’s offense going against a declining pitcher. You can get tremendous value on some cheap RHB and also pay up for Khris Davis — who, if you’re a BvP fan, has homered three times in 12 at-bats against Hamels.

Players to Consider

Khris Davis ($4,600)
Marcus Semien ($3,600)
Matt Chapman ($3,600)
Jed Lowrie ($3,400)
Jonathan Lucroy ($3,300)
Jake Smolinski ($2,400)


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