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MLB Preview Monday 5/27/24

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Happy Memorial Day! Today, we honor and remember the brave men and women who have served our country. We extend our deepest gratitude to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Now, let’s dive into an in-depth preview of today’s MLB DFS slate.

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Red Sox @ Orioles – 1:05pm (ET) – Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Pitching Matchup:

  • Red Sox: Cooper Criswell (R) – $7800
    • vs. L: 32.1 IP, 18.1% K%, 8.7% BB%, .179 ISO, .363 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 35.1 IP, 23.2% K%, 4.5% BB%, .167 ISO, .284 xwOBA
  • Orioles: Cole Irvin (L) – $7600
    • vs. L: 27.1 IP, 12.5% K%, 6.3% BB%, .078 ISO, .315 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 95.2 IP, 20.6% K%, 5.4% BB%, .170 ISO, .353 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 80°, 49% precipitation, humid, 13mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Criswell has a notable split, performing better against right-handed hitters.
    • Irvin has struggled more against righties, which could favor the Red Sox’s right-handed bats.
    • Red Sox vs. LHP:
    • Orioles vs. RHP:

Royals @ Twins – 2:10pm (ET) – Target Field

Pitching Matchup:

  • Royals: Alec Marsh (R) – $8000
    • vs. L: 62.2 IP, 22.8% K%, 11.7% BB%, .183 ISO, .343 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 54.2 IP, 24.2% K%, 7.6% BB%, .242 ISO, .361 xwOBA
  • Twins: Joe Ryan (R) – $10300
    • vs. L: 108.0 IP, 26.7% K%, 5.5% BB%, .122 ISO, .257 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 113.2 IP, 30.6% K%, 4.0% BB%, .256 ISO, .312 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 61°, 68% precipitation, humid, 6mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Joe Ryan has been dominant, especially against left-handed hitters.
    • Alec Marsh has control issues, particularly against left-handed hitters.
    • Royals vs. RHP:
    • Twins vs. RHP:

Blue Jays @ White Sox – 2:10pm (ET) – Guaranteed Rate Field

Pitching Matchup:

  • Blue Jays: Chris Bassitt (R) – $8200
    • vs. L: 117.2 IP, 22.8% K%, 9.8% BB%, .234 ISO, .349 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 137.2 IP, 21.4% K%, 6.0% BB%, .090 ISO, .286 xwOBA
  • White Sox: Nick Nastrini (R) – $5500
    • vs. L: 3.1 IP, 4.2% K%, 33.3% BB%, .313 ISO, .482 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 8.0 IP, 17.9% K%, 12.8% BB%, .088 ISO, .417 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 69°, 5% precipitation, 15mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Bassitt has struggled more against left-handed hitters.
    • Nastrini has significant control issues, especially against lefties.
    • Blue Jays vs. RHP:
    • White Sox vs. RHP:

Guardians @ Rockies – 4:10pm (ET) – Coors Field

Pitching Matchup:

  • Guardians: Xzavion Curry (R) – $5000
    • vs. L: 48.2 IP, 19.2% K%, 9.1% BB%, .086 ISO, .319 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 55.2 IP, 13.7% K%, 5.2% BB%, .236 ISO, .365 xwOBA
  • Rockies: Austin Gomber (L) – $5800
    • vs. L: 40.0 IP, 13.9% K%, 5.8% BB%, .278 ISO, .392 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 157.2 IP, 15.6% K%, 7.5% BB%, .182 ISO, .341 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: Coors Field is always hitter-friendly due to altitude.
  • Key Insights:
    • Curry has a lower strikeout rate against righties, making him vulnerable at Coors.
    • Gomber has struggled significantly, especially against lefties.
    • Guardians vs. LHP:
    • Rockies vs. RHP:

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Dodgers @ Mets – 4:10pm (ET) – Citi Field

Pitching Matchup:

  • Dodgers: Gavin Stone (R) – $8400
    • vs. L: 36.0 IP, 16.1% K%, 11.2% BB%, .141 ISO, .343 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 45.0 IP, 15.0% K%, 6.0% BB%, .201 ISO, .359 xwOBA
  • Mets: Tylor Megill (R) – $7500
    • vs. L: 67.1 IP, 21.9% K%, 11.0% BB%, .144 ISO, .347 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 68.0 IP, 16.2% K%, 9.8% BB%, .160 ISO, .379 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 70°, 54% precipitation, 15mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Stone has struggled more against left-handed hitters, which could favor Mets lefties.
    • Megill has control issues, particularly against left-handed hitters.
    • Dodgers vs. RHP:
    • Mets vs. RHP:

Cardinals @ Reds – 4:10pm (ET) – Great American Ball Park

Pitching Matchup:

  • Cardinals: Lance Lynn (R) – $7200
    • vs. L: 115.1 IP, 19.4% K%, 9.3% BB%, .237 ISO, .349 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 119.2 IP, 27.1% K%, 7.5% BB%, .182 ISO, .321 xwOBA
  • Reds: Nick Lodolo (L) – $9800
    • vs. L: 12.2 IP, 32.0% K%, 8.0% BB%, .111 ISO, .288 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 56.2 IP, 28.9% K%, 5.9% BB%, .214 ISO, .316 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 79°, 5% precipitation, 15mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Lynn has been better against right-handed hitters but has struggled against lefties.
    • Lodolo has a high strikeout rate, especially effective against right-handed hitters.
    • Cardinals vs. LHP:
    • Reds vs. RHP:

Nationals @ Braves – 4:10pm (ET) – Truist Park

Pitching Matchup:

  • Nationals: Mitchell Parker (L) – $6500
    • vs. L: 10.0 IP, 20.9% K%, 4.7% BB%, .146 ISO, .268 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 28.0 IP, 20.9% K%, 5.5% BB%, .108 ISO, .322 xwOBA
  • Braves: Charlie Morton (R) – $8600
    • vs. L: 107.0 IP, 27.4% K%, 13.1% BB%, .137 ISO, .316 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 107.1 IP, 23.2% K%, 9.3% BB%, .123 ISO, .336 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: 82°, 24% precipitation, 12mph wind
  • Key Insights:
    • Parker has decent strikeout rates but allows a higher ISO to lefties.
    • Morton has been effective against both sides but with a higher walk rate against lefties.
    • Nationals vs. RHP:
    • Braves vs. LHP:

Cubs @ Brewers – 4:10pm (ET) – American Family Field

Pitching Matchup:

  • Cubs: Justin Steele (L) – $7000
    • vs. L: 40.2 IP, 29.1% K%, 4.8% BB%, .194 ISO, .304 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 158.0 IP, 22.9% K%, 5.2% BB%, .123 ISO, .290 xwOBA
  • Brewers: Robert Gasser (L) – $7100
    • vs. L: 3.2 IP, 30.8% K%, 0.0% BB%, .000 ISO, .196 xwOBA
    • vs. R: 13.1 IP, 3.4% K%, 1.7% BB%, .020 ISO, .290 xwOBA

Game Matchup:

  • Weather: Indoor stadium
  • Key Insights:

This pitching preview sets the stage for today’s MLB DFS slate. Later, we’ll dive into the top hitters and stacks to target. Good luck with your lineups!

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