MLB DFS DAILY BREAKDOWN – 5/23/2022

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Let’s dive into the MLB DFS Daily Breakdown!  We have a nice 10 game slate on this Monday!! We have 2 games to monitor for weather. The LAD/WAS and PHI/ATL game. I think the Nationals game is in more doubt here.

May 18, 2022; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers a second inning pitch against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

5 pitchers to consider on this slate:

  1. Gerrit Cole – 10.5DK – He has a massive projection compared to the rest of the field today. Gets the Orioles at home.
  2. Zack Wheeler – 9.9DK – 26% k rate on the season and a 3.25 SIERRA. Facing a Braves team that has the highest strikeout rate in the league over the past few weeks.
  3. Marco Gonzales – 5.3DK  – Dirt cheap and gets Oakland at home here. he can go 100 pitches. We are looking for 15 DK here.
  4. Alex Cobb – 7.9K – Like the price here. He has the 2nd highest k rate on the slate at 28% and the lowest SIERRA at 2.55.
  5. Chris Archer – 7.4K – Def prefer Gonzales and Cobb here, but he is in the mix for MME facing the Tigers.
May 21, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts (50) hits an RBI double against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

5 Stacks to consider on this slate:

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers – Massive 5.5 implied total here which is the highest on the slate. Joan Adon has a massive 6.45 xERA and 14% barrell rate allowed.
  2. Houston Astros – Facing Tristan McKenzie here who has allowed the highest EV on the slate at 92.3 MPH. Houston is first in ISO and wRC+ vs righties the last few weeks.
  3. Minnesota Twins – Massive total here facing off versus Beau Brieske.
  4. New York Yankees – Another massive total here facing off Jordan Lyles who just put up 24 DK against this team in Camden. They are in Yankee Stadium here. He gets tagged tonight.
  5. Philadelphia Phillies –  1st in ISO and 5th in wRC+ vs lefties over the past few weeks. Davidson has a 11% k rate versus righties in his short career.

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