MLB DFS Top Plays for Wednesday 4/26/23 Main Slate
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Starting at the top of the list, we have Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, who is up against the Oakland A’s and pitcher Luis Medina. Trout has been on fire recently, slugging an impressive .600 in his last 50 AB’s. He’s a solid choice for DFS players looking for a reliable and consistent option at the top of their lineup.
Next up is Freddie Freeman of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who is facing the Pittsburgh Pirates and Roansy Contreras. Freeman is slugging an incredible .602 in his last 298 PA’s against right-handers with high flyball rates like Contreras over the last 2 seasons. Dodgers hitters have a 3-star average matchup against Contreras, making Freeman a top-tier choice.
Mookie Betts, also of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is another solid option for those looking for a reliable hitter. He’s up against the same pitcher as Freeman, Roansy Contreras of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Betts is slugging .542 in his last 260 PA’s against right-handers with high flyball rates like Contreras over the last 2 seasons.
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Moving down the list, we have Taylor Ward of the Los Angeles Angels who is projected to be one of the top hitters of the day. Ward is up against the same pitcher as Trout, Luis Medina of the Oakland A’s. Ward has slugged .452 in 362 AB’s when hitting at home over the last year, making him a valuable asset to your lineup.
Nico Hoerner of the Chicago Cubs is another player to consider for your lineup. He’s facing Michael Wacha of the San Diego Padres, who is projected to have an average matchup against Hoerner. Hoerner is slugging .605 in his last 45 PA’s against right-handers who rely heavily on the changeup like Wacha over the last 2 seasons.
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Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres is another hitter to keep an eye on. He’s up against Drew Smyly of the Chicago Cubs, who is projected to have a 3-star matchup against Machado. Machado has been slugging 1.276 in his last 34 PA’s against left-handers who rely heavily on the curveball like Smyly over the last 2 seasons.
Mitch Haniger of the is projected to be one of the top hitters of the day as well. He’s up against Steven Matz of the St. Louis Cardinals, who has allowed a slugging percentage of .542 against right-handed batters who hit for power like Haniger over the last 2 years. Pitchers with similar repertoires to Matz have an ERA of 4.70 against the Giants over the last year.
J.D. Martinez of the Los Angeles Dodgers is another hitter who is projected to perform well in several matchup categories today. He’s up against the same pitcher as Freeman and Betts, Roansy Contreras of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who has an average matchup against the Dodgers hitters.
Lastly, we have Brandon Nimmo of the New York Mets and Brandon Drury of the Los Angeles Angels who are both projected to have solid outings. Nimmo is up against MacKenzie Gore of the Washington Nationals, who has a projected average matchup against the Mets hitters. Drury is up against the same pitcher as Trout and Ward, Luis Medina of the Oakland A’s.
In conclusion, these are our top individual hitters for Wednesday’s main slate. Be sure to conduct your research and double-check for any last-minute lineup changes, but these options
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