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7/4 MLB DFS: Start your Fourth with Carlos Martinez

7/4 MLB DFS: Start your Fourth with Carlos Martinez
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Daily Fantasy Rundown – July 4th MLB DFS Picks and Analysis

Welcome to Saturday’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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The Play:

Jonathan Lucroy (MIL) – Lucroy is our top catcher option on Saturday. He’s posted a solid .346 wOBA and .155 ISO against RHP since 2012 and faces rookie RHP Josh Smith who has really struggled in his first two big league outings (5.63 ERA, 2.13 WHIP with 10 BB in 8 IP). Lucroy gets a favorable lineup spot (second) in an offense with one of the higher implied run totals on the evening. The catcher position lacks depth and Lucroy is one of the easier ways to access an offense we’re excited about.

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