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The Wolf's Big Board:     Monday, August 21, 2017       Tier One - The Big Three ($65 - $75)   1 ) David Johnson (ARI) RB1   2 ) Le'Veon Bell (PIT) RB2   Tier Two - High-end WR1 and RB1s ($50-$65)   3 ) Antonio Brown (PIT) WR1   4 ) Julio Jones (ATL) WR2   5 ) Mike Evans (TB) WR3   6 ) Odell Beckham JR. (NYG) WR4   7 ) LeSean McCoy (BUF) RB3   8 ) AJ Green (CIN) WR5   9 ) Jordy Nelson (GB) WR6   10 ) Melvin Gordon (LAC) RB5   11 ) Jay Ajayi (MIA) RB6   12 ) DeMarco Murray (TEN) RB7   13 ) Michael Thomas (NO) WR7   14 ) Devonta Freeman (ATL) RB8   15 ) Ezekiel Elliott (DAL) RB9   Tier 3 - Remaining WR1s, Potential RB1s, and Gronk ($38 - $45)   16 ) Dez Bryant (DAL) WR8   17 ) Rob Gronkowski (NE) TE1   18 ) Todd Gurley (LAR) RB10   19 ) DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) WR9   20 ) Amari Cooper (OAK) WR10   21 ) Brandin Cooks (NE) WR11   22 ) Isaiah Crowell (CLE) RB11   23 ) TY Hilton (IND) WR12   24 ) Demaryius Thomas (DEN) WR13   25 ) Doug Baldwin (SEA) WR14   Tier 4 - High-End RB2 and WRs (with No.1 upside), Elite TEs ($25 - $35)   26 ) Jordan Howard (CHI) RB11   27 ) Marshawn Lynch (OAK) RB12   28 ) Tyreek Hill (KC) WR15   29 ) Keenan Allen (LAC) WR16   30 ) Martavis Bryant (PIT) WR17   31 ) Davante Adams (GB) WR18   32 ) Terrelle Pryor (WAS) WR19   33 ) Ty Montgomery (GB) RB13   34 ) Christian McCaffrey (CAR) RB14   35 ) Dalvin Cook (MIN) RB15   36 ) Joe Mixon (CIN) RB16   37 ) Leonard Fournette (JAX) RB17   38 ) Lamar Miller (HOU) RB18   39 ) Travis Kelce (KC) TE2   40 ) Michael Crabtree (OAK) WR20   41 ) Larry Fitzgerald (ARI) WR21   42 ) Carlos Hyde (SF) RB19   Tier 5 - Remaining #2 RB & WR options, elite QBs, High-End TE1s ($15 - $25)   43 ) Tom Brady (NE) QB1   44 ) Aaron Rodgers (GB) QB2   45 ) Bilal Powell (NYJ) RB20   46 ) Mark Ingram (NO) RB21   47 ) Eric Decker (TEN) WR22   48 ) Jordan Reed (WAS) TE3   49 ) Golden Tate (DET) WR23   50 ) Alshon Jeffery (PHI) WR24   51 ) Allen Robinson (JAX) WR25   52 ) Greg Olsen (CAR) TE4   53 ) DeSean Jackson (TB) WR26   54 ) Doug Martin (TB) RB22   55 ) Adrian Peterson (NO) RB23   56 ) Spencer Ware (KC) RB24   57 ) Willie Snead (NO) WR27   58 ) Danny Woodhead (BAL) RB25   59 ) Jamison Crowder (WAS) WR28   60 ) Sammy Watkins (LAC) WR29   61 ) Tevin Coleman (ATL) RB26   62 ) Mike Gillislee (NE) RB27   63 ) Jimmy Graham (SEA) TE5   64 ) Tyler Eifert (CIN) TE6   Tier 6 - Flex RBs, Upside WR3s, Quality TE1s and Elite QB ($10 - $15   65 ) Kelvin Banjamin (CAR) WR30   66 ) Julian Edelman (NE) WR31   67 ) Rob Kelley (WAS) RB28   68 ) Theo Riddick (DET) RB29   69 ) Stefon Diggs (MIN) WR32   70 ) Brandon Marshall (NYG) WR33   71 ) Jarvis Landry (MIA) WR34   72 ) DeVante Parker(MIA) WR35   73 ) LeGarrette Blount (PHI) RB30   74 ) Ameer Abdullah (DET) RB31   75 ) CJ Anderson (DEN) RB32   76 ) Zach Ertz (PHI) TE7   77 ) Hunter Henry (LAC) TE8   78 ) Martellus Bennett (GB) TE9   79 ) Jeremy Maclin (BAL) WR36   80 ) Cameron Meredith (CHI) WR37   81 ) Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) WR38   82 ) Pierre Garcon (SF) WR39   83 ) Drew Brees (NO) QB3   84 ) Matt Ryan (ATL) QB4   85 ) Delanie Walker (TEN) TE10   Tier 7 -Elite Bench Plays, Last Startable WRs and RBs, Quality QB1s   86 ) Derrick Henry (TEN) RB33   87 ) CJ Prosise (SEA) RB34   88 ) Donte Moncrief (IND) WR40   89 ) Terrance West (BAL) RB35   90 ) Thomas Rawls (SEA) RB36   91 ) James White (NE) RB37   92 ) Tyrell Williams (LAC) WR41   93 ) Randall Cobb (GB) WR42   94 ) Corey Davis (TEN) WR43   95 ) Frank Gore (IND) RB38   96 ) Jonathan Stewart (CR) RB39   97 ) Paul Perkins (NYG) RB40   98 ) Derek Carr (OAK) QB5   99 ) Jameis Winston (TB) QB6   100 ) Marcus Mariota (TEN) QB7   101 ) Kirk Cousins (WAS) QB8   102 ) Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) QB9   103 ) Philip Rivers (LAC) QB10   104 ) Cam Newton (CAR) QB11   105 ) Dak Prescott (DAL) QB12   106 ) Russell Wilson (SEA) QB13   107 ) Duke Johnson (CLE) RB41   108 ) Kareem Hunt (KC) RB42   109 ) Andrew Luck (IND) QB14   110 ) Tyrod Taylor (BUF) QB15   111 ) Jack Doyle (IND) TE10   112 ) Kyle Rudolph (MIN) TE11   Tier 7 - High End "Penny Stock" Bench Assets   113 ) Jamaal Williams (GB) RB43   114 ) Eddie Lacy (SEA) RB44   115 ) Joe Williams (SF) RB45   116 ) Robby Anderson (NYJ) WR44   117 ) Zay Jones (BUF) WR45   118 ) John Brown (ARI) WR46   119 ) Jamaal Charles (DEN) RB46   120 ) Eric Ebron (DET) TE13   121 ) D'Onta Foreman (HOU) RB47   122 ) Taylor Gabriel (ATL) WR47   123 ) Jacquizz Rodgers (TB) RB48   124 ) Darren Sproles (PHI) RB49   125 ) Marvin Jones (DET) WR48   126 ) Ted Ginn Jr (NO) WR49   127 ) Mike Wallace (BAL) WR50   128 ) Kenny Golladay (DET) WR51   129 ) Jonathan Williams (BUF) RB50   130 ) Alvin Kamara (NO) RB51   131 ) Samaje Perine (WAS) RB52   Tier 8 - Remaining "Penny Stocks" to consider   132 ) Josh Docston (WAS) WR52   133 ) Corey Coleman (CLE) WR53   134 ) Adam Thielen (MIN) WR54   135 ) Marlon Mack (IND) RB53   136 ) Julius Thomas (MIA) TE14   137 ) Austin Hooper (ATL) TE15   138 ) Jared Cook (OAK) TE16   139 ) OJ Howard (TB) TE17   140 ) Eli Manning (NYG) QB16   141 ) Andy Dalton (CIN) QB17   142 ) Matthew Stafford (DET) QB18   143 ) Carson Palmer (ARI) QB19   144 ) Matt Forte (NYJ) RB54   145 ) Branden Oliver (LAC) RB55   146 ) Kenny Britt (CLE) WR57   147 ) Cordarelle Patterson (OAK) WR58   148 ) Rex Burkhead (NE) RB56   149 ) Tarik Cohen (CHI) RB57   150 ) Nelson Agholor (PHI) WR59  

Fantasy Baseball 2017: Hitter Streamers Week 5

After a pair of off weeks, my Week 4 hitter streamers busted out in a big way. Riding the hottest offense in baseball (Arizona) and streaming a team playing in Colorado (Washington) proved wonders for my statistics. Also, it helped picking Ryan Zimmerman, who only went 13/26 (.500 average) with 5 homers, 13 RBI and 11 runs.  How the now number ranked fantasy player was owned in less than two-thirds of Yahoo leagues is mind boggling. To this point in the season my streamers are hitting a combined .267, above league average, producing 48 runs, 14 home runs, 41 RBIs and 5 stolen bases. Not too shabby as of now, so let’s see if we can capitalize on the prior week’s great success.

Dexter Fowler, OF (STL, 69% Yahoo ownership)

It took Dexter Fowler a little while to get used to the red and white of his new uniform, but it finally seems like Fowler is comfortable as a St. Louis Cardinal. While he is currently batting .234, Fowler is ten for his last twenty-three with 2 home runs and 7 runs. The Cardinals have been playing better baseball since April 17th (9-3), which seems to correspond to the time their high-priced, multi-talented leadoff hitter began picking up the pace as well. This week Fowler gets a full slate of 7 games against (mostly) below average pitchers. Of note, his first four games come against a Milwaukee Brewer quartet consisting of Zach Davies, Wily Peralta and Jimmy Nelson, none of whom can keep runs off the board recently. Look for Fowler to receive a ton of at bats this week and score a lot of runs in games which the Cardinals should be betting favorites.

Shin-Soo Choo, OF (TEX, 12% Yahoo ownership)

A true split statistic player, Shin-Soo Choo gets a full slate of 7 games this week, 6 of which against right-handed pitching. One of the more under appreciated fantasy baseball players from 2008-2013, Choo annually won me my league with his on-base prowess and run scoring and stolen base ability. His game has changed as he has lost most of his speed but his on-base percentage (.398) is still at an elite level. The Rangers move Choo up and down the lineup, batting first, second, seventh, eighth and ninth on the year, but most of his starts come from the two hole (thirteen, with one other start batting leadoff just as an FYI). Facing six righties, I expect to see Choo batting near the top of the lineup, using his ability to get on base to set the table for the heart of the Rangers lineup. Between Lance McCullers and James Paxton, Choo faces five middle of the road to well below average righties, so the Rangers should score runs in bunches this upcoming week, which means a potential for massive production from Choo.

Josh Reddick, OF (HOU, 11% Yahoo ownership)

Josh Reddick also receives a full seven game week, with six coming against right-handed pitching. Due to Alex Bregman’s early season struggles, the Astros decided to plug that second spot of the lineup with Reddick, who, like Choo, has been all over the Astros lineup. However, over his last twelve starts Reddick has found himself batting either first or second. Since 2014, Reddick has hammered right handers, batting a tick under .300 (.297), with an impressive .847 OPS. With one of the better offenses in baseball behind him, Reddick should see plenty of pitches as opposing pitchers try to avoid that deadly middle of the lineup showcasing Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa. Look for Reddick to feast on the slew of mediocre righties on his schedule this week, and put up a good amount of runs (and hopefully crush a homer or two as well).

Josh Harrison, 2B, 3B (PIT, 18% Yahoo ownership)

I am hesitant with my final pick as the Pittsburgh Pirates offense really does not score many runs, but Josh Harrison’s schedule this week is just too juicy to pass up. Also, his infield positional flexibility makes him a great plug-and-play this week if you are weak at second or third base. Harrison will enjoy four games in the hitter-friendly confines of the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati and then will welcome home the above-mentioned struggling pitching staff of the Milwaukee Brewers. Do we all forget that Harrison was the runner-up to 2014 NL batting champion Justin Morneau? Cause I seem to remember a talented middle infielder/outfielder/super-utility guy with good extra base hit abilities. After getting off to a slow start, Harrison has seen his average climb over 40 points in the past week and a half to .304. With Starling Marte no longer in the lineup, Harrison occupies the first and the second slot more frequently now and has been asked to contribute more to this struggling lineup and has done so largely due to his keen nose for getting on base (.384 OBP). While we should not expect a week full of home runs and top-level production, Harrison should be a good source for hits, on-base percentage (if your league counts that stat in some way, shape or form) and runs batting at the top of his lineup against two of the weaker staffs in the National League (#11 for Milwaukee and #13 for Cincinnati out of fifteen).

Come back to Roto Street Journal every weekend to check out my top hitter streamers and build your best lineup for success. Good luck navigating Week 5 everyone, and happy streaming!

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