MLB DFS Top Plays for Wednesday 4/26/23 Early Slate
This article will breakdown some of the early slate MLB DFS Top Plays for Wednesday 4/26/23.
Powerful Outfielders to Boost Your Lineup
Luis Robert Jr. of the Chicago White Sox is priced at $5,200 on DraftKings and is in the third tier of outfielders. He’ll be facing off against Yusei Kikuchi of the Toronto Blue Jays, who has a 3.98 SIERA and a 27% strikeout rate. Robert has performed well in several matchup categories today, and left-handed starters have an ERA of 4.70 against the White Sox since last season. Robert is projected to bat second in the lineup, making him an appealing option for DFS players.
George Springer of the Toronto Blue Jays is priced at $4,900 on DraftKings and is also in the third tier of outfielders. He’ll be facing Michael Kopech of the Chicago White Sox, who has a 4.15 SIERA and a 25% strikeout rate. Springer is slugging .464 in his last 334 PA’s against hard-throwing right-handed pitchers like Kopech over the last two seasons. Right-handed starters with above-average flyball rates like Kopech have an ERA of 4.69 against the Blue Jays since last year. Springer is projected to bat first in the lineup, making him a solid pick for DFS players.
Power and Value
Alex Verdugo of the Boston Red Sox is priced at $4,500 on DraftKings and is in the fifth tier of outfielders. He’ll be facing Tyler Wells of the Baltimore Orioles, who has a 4.49 SIERA and an 18% strikeout rate. Verdugo is slugging .527 in his last 219 PA’s against right-handers who rely heavily on the slider like Wells over the last two seasons. Red Sox hitters have a 3.5-star average matchup against Wells, making Verdugo a great value pick for DFS players.
Rowdy Tellez of the Milwaukee Brewers is priced at $4,300 on DraftKings and is in the sixth tier of first basemen. He’ll be facing Michael Lorenzen of the Detroit Tigers, who has a 4.38 SIERA and a 21% strikeout rate. Tellez is slugging .460 in his last 241 PA’s against right-handers with low strikeout rates like Lorenzen over the last two seasons. Brewers hitters have a 3-star average matchup against Lorenzen, making Tellez a solid play for DFS players.
Eloy Jimenez of the Chicago White Sox is another intriguing option at a value price. Jimenez is priced at just $3,400 on DraftKings and is projected to bat fourth against Yusei Kikuchi of the Toronto Blue Jays. Jimenez has been slugging .591 in his last 24 plate appearances against hard-throwing left-handed pitchers like Kikuchi over the last two seasons. Although left-handed starters have an ERA of 4.70 against the White Sox since last season, other matchup data favors the White Sox, making Jimenez a strong play for GPPs.
Finally, Brandon Belt of the Toronto Blue Jays is an excellent value play at just $2,200 on DraftKings. Belt is projected to bat seventh against Michael Kopech of the Chicago White Sox, who has struggled against left-handed batters with high strikeout rates like Belt. Belt has been slugging .454 in his last 138 plate appearances against right-handed pitchers with high strikeout rates like Kopech over the last two seasons. The Blue Jays have a solid 3.5-star average matchup against Kopech, making Belt an intriguing option for GPP lineups.
That’s all I’ve got for today
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