MLB DFS Top Stacks for Sunday 4/2/23
The Braves are facing off against the Washington Nationals and left-handed pitcher Mackenzie Gore. According to the batter matchups, four Braves players have favorable matchups against Gore: Austin Riley, Matt Olson, Ozzie Albies, and Michael Harris. Harris, in particular, is projected to have a strong day in several matchup categories. Riley and Olson have performed well against left-handers with high flyball rates, while Albies has struggled against left-handers with high strikeout rates. Overall, the Braves are in a good position to stack against Gore and the Nationals.
Boston Red Sox:
The Red Sox are playing against the Baltimore Orioles and left-handed pitcher Cole Irvin. Three Red Sox players, Adam Duvall, Justin Turner, and Enrique Hernandez, have favorable matchups against Irvin. Duvall has been slugging .595 in his last 48 PA’s against pitchers with a similar repertoire to Irvin. Turner, meanwhile, has been slugging .580 in his last 177 PA’s against soft-throwing left-handers like Irvin. Hernandez has also been performing well against pitchers with a similar repertoire to Irvin. Overall, the Red Sox are in a good position to stack against Irvin and the Orioles.
The Brewers are facing off against the Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon. Christian Yelich, Jesse Winker, and Rowdy Tellez have favorable matchups against Taillon. Yelich has slugged .647 and hit .412 in 17 AB’s against Taillon. Winker has been successful against right-handed batters with high ISOs like Taillon. Tellez has been slugging .511 in his last 197 PA’s against right-handers with high flyball rates like Taillon. Overall, the Brewers are in a good position to stack against Taillon and the Cubs.
The Reds are playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates and right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez. According to the batter matchups, two Reds players, Jake Fraley and TJ Friedl, have favorable matchups against Velasquez. Fraley has been slugging .539 in his last 91 PA’s against right-handed pitchers with a similar repertoire to Velasquez. Friedl, on the other hand, has struggled against right-handers with average flyball rates like Velasquez. However, the Reds have a strong lineup overall and could potentially be a solid stack option.
Overall, the Braves, Red Sox, Brewers, and Reds are all in good positions to stack against their opponents today. It’s important to keep in mind that baseball is unpredictable and there’s no guarantee that any of these stacks will be successful. However, based on the matchup data, these teams appear to have favorable matchups that could lead to success in DFS lineups.