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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball (DFS) picks for Friday, September 2

I list 2 pitching options and a hitting stack.

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For pitching, Carlos Carrasco ($10,400) faces a Marlins lineup that will be without both Giancarlo Stanton and probably Marcell Ozuna. Ozuna left Wednesday's game with a wrist injury and was replaced by Jeff Francouer and his 26% strikeout rate. The Marlins have been below average as a team vs RHP with a 94 wRC+ and have the 3rd lowest ISO at .133. Carrasco has a 3.23 ERA, 3.81 FIP and 26% strikeout rate and looks good to prevent runs against a below average lineup, although strikeout upside is probably somewhat limited by a team that hasn't struck out a lot this season. The Marlins start below average pitcher Andrew Cashner, who has a 4.73 ERA and 4.78 FIP, making run support for Carrasco more likely. Cashner has one of the 25 worst adjusted ERA-s this year among SP with at least 100 IP.

For some salary relief, Jameson Taillon ($7,400) faces the Brewers at home in Pittsburgh. Taillon just faced the Brewers last time out and had a rough outing, but these things can happen; the matchup is still good for today. The Brewers are the highest strikeout team vs RHP with a K% just under 26% and have been bottom third by wRC+ at 86. Taillon gets to pitch at home in pitcher friendly PNC Park and has a 3.39 ERA, 3.70 FIP and 21% strikeout rate. Taillon has gone 6 or more innings in 10 of his 13 starts this year and 8 of his last 9.

A strong but expensive hitting stack to use is Diamondbacks righties against Jorge da la Rosa in Coors Field. The Diamondbacks have been the #1 team by OPS against LHP this year with a .818 OPS, and de la Rosa is allowing a .266/.341/.449 line to RHB with a very poor 5.19 FIP this season. Paul Goldschmidt ($4,800) has a 176 wRC+ and .248 ISO vs LHP this year and has been the best hitter on the Diamondbacks vs lefties. Catcher Welington Castillo ($3,700) has a 153 wRC+ and .298 ISO vs LHP. Yasmany Tomas ($3,700) has a 157 wRC+ and .333 ISO vs LHP. Rickie Weeks ($3,500) has a 171 wRC+ and .375 ISO vs LHP.