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6/8 MLB DFS: Get your Birds on Sale

6/8 MLB DFS: Get your Birds on Sale
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Daily Fantasy Rundown – June 8th MLB DFS Picks and Analysis

Welcome to Monday’s edition of the Daily Fantasy Rundown with “leonem”, “dinkpiece” and “thenumbersguy”. Each day throughout the MLB season our daily MLB scouting reports will highlight the best top, value and cheap plays of the day based on the Daily Fantasy Industry’s pricing for salary cap games. The goal of our analysis is to help you improve consistency and become a better player long-term.

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Weather: Games with moderate weather issues are in PIT. Lesser concerns in ATL, CIN and much lesser concerns CHW.

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Value Plays:

Russell Martin (TOR) – Martin has hit LHP well in recent years (.345 wOBA, .170 ISO) and hasn’t had the pleasure of hitting in an elite environment like the Rogers Centre for most of those seasons. He’ll face Brad Hand who has allowed a .333 wOBA to RHBs and is backed up by one of the weaker bullpens in the league. The Blue Jays offense ranks first in wRC+ against LHP and they have a healthy team total approaching five. Martin’s lineup spot has fluctuated of late. Ideally, we’d like to see him hit fifth, but even sixth would hold his spot as our top target at catcher.

Yadier Molina (STL) – The Cardinals have the highest team total on the day and they’re experiencing the biggest park shift. It’s not a surprise to see a bunch of Cardinals flood the content today. We’d prefer to target LHBs as Hale has shown some decent GB skills against RHBs (55.9 percent), but catcher is scarce and Molina ranks well in our model. He’s posted a .338 wOBA and .126 ISO against RHP since 2012. The lineup spot is typically below average (seventh), but the scoring environment mitigates some of the lineup risk. Molina ranks inside our Top 20 hitters overall.

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