MLB DFS Top Plays for Friday 4-14-23
Aaron Judge, OF, NYY(DK Salary: 6400, DK Rating: 97.97, DK Proj: 11.79)
Judge, OF for the New York Yankees, has a high DK Rating of 97.97 and a DK Proj of 11.79, putting him in the top tier of players for the day. He’ll be facing the Minnesota Twins, and although there’s no specific pitcher matchup data available, his solid projections make him a safe bet.
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, STL (DK Salary: 6000, DK Rating: 93.41, DK Proj: 10.28)
Goldschmidt, 1B for the St. Louis Cardinals, is another great option with a DK Rating of 93.41 and a DK Proj of 10.28. He’ll be facing Johan Oviedo and the Pittsburgh Pirates, and as a right-handed hitter going against a right-handed pitcher, Goldschmidt should have a favorable matchup.
Tyler O’Neill, OF, STL (DK Salary: 4500, DK Rating: 91.24, DK Proj: 9.62)
O’Neill has been on fire to start the season, and he’s got a great matchup on Friday against the Pirates and Johan Oviedo. O’Neill has been crushing right-handed pitching, and Oviedo is a righty who has struggled against left-handed hitters. O’Neill’s DK Proj is 9.62, and his DK Rating is 91.24, making him one of the top plays on the slate.
Anthony Rizzo, 1B, NYY (DK Salary: 4400, DK Rating: 94.75, DK Proj: 9.53)
Rizzo has been swinging a hot bat lately, and he’s got a great matchup on Friday against the Twins. Rizzo is a left-handed hitter who will be facing a right-handed pitcher, and he’s got a strong DK Rating of 94.75. His DK Proj is 9.53, making him a top option at first base.
Low-Priced Value Hitters:
Jordan Walker, OF, STL (DK Salary: 3500, DK Rating: 71.47, DK Proj: 7.89)
Walker is a highly-touted prospect who is starting to get some playing time with the Cardinals, and he’s got a great matchup on Friday against the Pirates and Oviedo. Walker is a right-handed hitter who will be facing a right-handed pitcher who has struggled against lefties. His DK Proj is 7.89, and his DK Rating is 71.47, making him a solid option in the outfield.
Garrett Mitchell, OF, MIL (DK Salary: 2700, DK Rating: 90.76, DK Proj: 7.70)
Mitchell is a highly-touted prospect who is starting to get some playing time with the Brewers, and he’s got a tough matchup on Friday against Michael Wacha and the Padres. However, Mitchell has been hitting well in limited action, and his DK Rating of 90.76 is impressive for his DK Salary of 2700. His DK Proj is 7.70, making him a solid value play if you’re looking to save some salary at the outfield position.