Dream11 Fantasy CPBL: Lions at Monkeys

Dream11 Fantasy CPBL: Lions at Monkeys

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy CPBL series.

Uni Lions (2-3) at Rakuten Monkeys (3-3)

Sunday, August 2, 5:05am EDT

Projected Starters

RHP Shih Tzu-Chien (5-4, 6.83 ERA) vs. RHP Weng Wei-Chun (8-3, 5.76 ERA)

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Two pitchers with elevated ERAs face off, but the Monkeys' Weng Wei-Chen comes in with an impressive five-game winning streak. Shih Tzu-Chien came into the second half of the season struggling and now faces a formidable Monkeys lineup that has helped lead them to an impressive 38-29 record overall for the season and that just Saturday featured seven of nine hitters with .300-plus batting averages.

Lions' Last Lineup

  1. Chen Chieh-Hsien
  2. Lin Ching-Kai
  3. Pan Wu-Hsiung
  4. Kao Kuo-Ching
  5. Lin An-Ko
  6. Su Chih-Chieh
  7. Chen Chung-Ting
  8. Lin Tzu-Chieh
  9. Chen Cheng-Yu

Monkeys' Last Lineup

  1. Chen Chen-Wei
  2. Lin Li
  3. Chen Chun-Hsiu
  4. Lin Hung-Yu
  5. Liao Chien-Fu
  6. Lin Cheng-Fei
  7. Yang Yao-Hsun
  8. Chan Chih-Yao
  9. Kuo Yen-Wen

Top Picks/Captaincy Options

Lin Li, Monkeys- Lin is simply an elite hitter, as he leads the CPBL in batting average (.383), OPS (1.146) and wOBA (.479), shares the lead in home runs (20) and is third in hits (100). He brings a hefty price of 17.5 credits but you'll be hard-pressed to find a more reliable option   

Chen Chieh-Hsien, Lions- Chen comes into Sunday's game with a stellar .367/.425/.473 slash and minuscule 5.9 percent strikeout rate. He also offers some stolen-base ability (eight steals on the season) and comes in swinging a hot bat (15 and 16 fantasy points in his last two games, respectively). 

Lin Hung-Yu, Monkeys- Lin owns an impressive

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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