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MLB DFS Top Plays for Monday 5/8/23

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Welcome to our MLB DFS Top Plays for Monday 5/8/23 article. Today’s MLB DFS slate features several exciting matchups and individual players who could provide great value for your lineup. In this article, we will analyze the top individual hitters to target on today’s slate, breaking down their matchups and projections to help you make the most informed decisions for your DFS lineup. Whether you are a seasoned DFS player or just getting started, we hope this article will provide valuable insights to help you build a winning lineup. So without further ado, let’s dive into the top plays for today’s slate.

Today’s MLB DFS slate presents several interesting options for individual hitters. Let’s take a closer look at some of the top plays and why they could be great choices for your DFS lineup.

Luis Robert Jr., OF, Chicago White Sox ($4,200 DK Salary)

Robert has been on fire lately, boasting an OPS of 1.807 in his last 16 at-bats over the past five days. He has a favorable matchup against the Kansas City Royals and right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke, who has struggled this season with a 4.62 ERA. The White Sox hitters have a 3.5-star average matchup against Greinke, making Robert a solid pick for your lineup.

Christian Walker, 1B, Arizona Diamondbacks ($4,300 DK Salary)

Walker has an OPS of 1.474 in his last 18 at-bats over the past five days and has a favorable matchup against the Miami Marlins and left-handed pitcher Braxton Garrett. The current Diamondbacks hitters have a batting average of .271 against soft-throwing left-handed pitchers like Garrett over the past two years. At a reasonable salary of $4,300, Walker could be a great value play for your lineup.

Andrew Benintendi, OF, Kansas City Royals ($3,100 DK Salary)

Benintendi has been performing well in several matchup categories and has a favorable matchup against the Chicago White Sox and right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke. The White Sox hitters have a 3.5-star average matchup against Greinke, and Benintendi has a reasonable salary of $3,100. He could be a sneaky value play for your lineup.

LaMonte Wade Jr., 1B/OF, San Francisco Giants ($3,200 DK Salary)

Wade has been slugging .517 in his last 89 at-bats this season and has a favorable matchup against the Washington Nationals and right-handed pitcher Jake Irvin. He is projected to bat first in the lineup, making him an appealing option for DFS players looking for a leadoff hitter at a reasonable salary.

J.D. Davis, 3B, San Francisco Giants ($3,700 DK Salary)

Davis has been slugging .520 in his last 98 at-bats this season and has a favorable matchup against the Washington Nationals and right-handed pitcher Jake Irvin. He is projected to bat third in the lineup, giving him plenty of opportunities to drive in runs and score fantasy points.

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Vinnie Pasquantino, 1B, Kansas City Royals ($3,700 DK Salary)

Matchup data is limited for Pasquantino, but he has a favorable matchup against the Chicago White Sox and hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Dylan Cease. The current Royals hitters have an OPS of .613 against hard-throwing right-handed pitchers like Cease over the past two years. At a salary of $3,700, Pasquantino could be a great value play for your lineup.

Brandon Lowe, 2B, Tampa Bay Rays ($3,700 DK Salary)

Lowe has been hitting well lately, with an OPS of .970 over his last 10 games. He has a favorable matchup against the Baltimore Orioles and left-handed pitcher Bruce Zimmermann. Zimmermann has struggled this season with a 5.14 ERA and could be vulnerable to Lowe’s left-handed bat. At a salary of $3,700, Lowe could be a great value play for your lineup.

Garrett Hampson, OF/2B, Colorado Rockies ($2,700 DK Salary)

Hampson is a bit of a riskier play, but he has a favorable matchup against the San Francisco Giants and left-handed pitcher Alex Wood. Hampson is projected to lead off for the Rockies, giving him plenty of opportunities to score runs and rack up fantasy points. He is also a stolen base threat, having already stolen five bases this season. At a salary of just $2,700, Hampson could be a low-cost way to free up salary for other positions in your lineup.


In conclusion, these are some of the best individual hitters to target on today’s MLB DFS slate. Each of them has a favorable matchup and could provide excellent value for their salary. As always, be sure to check for any last-minute lineup changes or injuries before finalizing your lineup. Good luck!

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