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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk batting cleanup

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:54:27 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is batting fourth and playing left field against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 29.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) is currently riding a 12-for-31 run with four runs, a home run, six RBI and a 1.148 OPS. Grichuk projects as an upside source of cap relief for FantasyScore players Friday.

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Cardinals | Matt Holliday sitting vs. Dodgers

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:37:50 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday is not in the starting lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 29. OF Randal Grichuk is batting fourth and playing left field Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Holliday in all fantasy formats Friday. He is having antoher steady start to the season with 18 runs, three home runs, 24 RBI, two stolen bases and a .320/.433/.444 slash line. Grichuk ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) has performed well when called upon this season, and he is currently riding a 12-for-31 run with four runs, a home run, six RBI and a 1.148 OPS. FantasyScore players should view Grichuk as a low-priced target Friday.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk batting fifth

Wed, 27 May 2015 14:28:26 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is batting fifth and playing center field against the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, May 27.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) is earning additionally playing time with his strong run over the past 11 games. He is sporting a .316/.350/.605 slash line with four runs, a home run, six RBI and a stolen base. And while the sample size is small, Grichuk lands in a favorable lineup spot and pitching matchup Wednesday. He is an excellent low-priced target for FantasyScore players Wednesday.

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Cardinals | Jason Heyward not starting

Sat, 23 May 2015 13:52:11 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jason Heyward is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 23, against the Kansas City Royals. OFs Matt Holliday, Randal Grichuk and Peter Bourjos will start with 1B Mark Reynolds serving as the designated hitter.

Fantasy Tip: Reynolds ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has three home runs on the season, and he has the ability to offer some occasional power. With a 33.7% strikeout rate and hitting out of the eighth spot in the batting order, Reynolds doesn't need much consideration on FantasyScore.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk hitting fifth Thursday

Thu, 21 May 2015 09:10:54 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is hitting fifth in the batting order against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Thursday, May 21.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) has jumped all over the Red Birds' lineup the past couple days, hitting leadoff two days ago and eighth last night. He has five hits in his last two games and has doubled and tripled in two straight contests. deGrom is holding righties to a slash line of .195/.250/.287 this year and has been much better at home in 2015. Grichuk could struggle to return value today, even at his cheap price.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk hitting eighth

Wed, 20 May 2015 13:56:14 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is starting in center field and hitting eighth in the batting order against New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon Wednesday, May 20, a day after hitting second in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) had five strikeouts two days ago and had three hits and two RBI last night, showing that he's mainly been an inconsistent offensive producer in his brief time in the majors. A move to the bottom of the order makes him less attractive at FantasyScore, but for his cheap price, there's not a ton of downside.

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Cardinals | Jason Heyward resting vs. southpaw

Tue, 19 May 2015 14:33:29 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jason Heyward is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 19. OF Randal Grichuk is starting in right field and hitting second in the batting order against New York Mets SP Jon Niese.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) hasn't seen much success in the major leagues early in his career, but he has the tools to produce with enough playing time. Right-handed batters have a .280/.329/.424 slash line off Niese this season, so Grichuk could be a sleeper play that pays off at FantasyScore tonight.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk starting vs. Mets

Mon, 18 May 2015 12:42:21 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is batting eighth and starting in center field against the New York Mets Monday, May 18.

Fantasy Tip: The 25-year-old outfielder has received limited playing time this season, but with Jon Jay (wrist) on the disabled list, Grichuk ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) could see an uptick in at-bats. He projects to platoon with Peter Bourjos ($1,900, 3.8% of cap), but at this point, neither have much more than fleeting fantasy value in NL-only formats. FantasyScore players could turn to either in favorable matchups, but facing Matt Harvery Monday doesn't qualify.

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Cardinals | Jason Heyward will not start

Sat, 16 May 2015 08:42:55 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jason Heyward is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 16. OF Randal Grichuk will start in right field for the Cardinals.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) likely is sitting out because the team is facing a left-handed pitcher. Grichuk ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) has not played since the middle of April and should not be an option on FantasyScore at this time.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk could return early

Thu, 14 May 2015 06:25:28 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk (back) will be evaluated Friday, May 15, and could return instead of going on a rehab assignment to assist the team's ailing roster health.

Fantasy Tip: At $1,900 (3.8% of your cap), he's a matchup play at a cheap price on FantasyScore.

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