DraftKings MLB Lineup Advice: Wednesday (5/15)
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by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
May 15, 2019

Paul Goldschmidt’s price has come down to a reasonable level

Wednesday night delivers an eight-game slate of MLB action. Pitching seems hard to come by once again on this slate, so I find myself spending up on the mound while trying to pinch my pennies at the plate. The key to the slate could be completely punting at catcher so you can get some of the sticks that are priced just north of the $4k mark.

As always, be sure to pay close attention to the lineups when they are released and monitor the weather leading up to game time. For reference throughout the season, be sure to bookmark our overview of MLB Park Factors and how to Use Weather to Your Advantage in MLB DFS.

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Pitchers

Justin Verlander (HOU): $11,000 @ DET
The other high-priced ace in contention for this spot was Patrick Corbin but if you take a look at his history against the Mets hitters, you will know why I’ll pay the extra $1,000 of salary to snag Verlander. Verlander will be returning to Detroit where he played the first 12-plus years of his career. This Tigers team ranks seventh in strikeout rate (25.9%) against righties this season while also ranking 28th in wOBA (.283) and 27th in wRC+ (75). Verlander is an enormous road favorite according to Vegas and should anchor your cash game lineup.

 

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1Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
2Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
3Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
4Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
5David Johnson (ARI)RB
6DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
7Davante Adams (GB)WR
8Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
9Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
10Julio Jones (ATL)WR
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11Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
12Travis Kelce (KC)TE
13Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
14James Conner (PIT)RB
15Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
16Michael Thomas (NO)WR
17JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
18Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
19Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
20Mike Evans (TB)WR
21Antonio Brown (OAK)WR
22George Kittle (SF)TE
23T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
24Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
25Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
26Marlon Mack (IND)RB
27A.J. Green (CIN)WR
28Damien Williams (KC)RB
29Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
30Aaron Jones (GB)RB
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
3Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
4Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
5Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
6Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
7Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
8Trevor Story (COL)SS
9Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
10Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
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11J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
12Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
13Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
14Trea Turner (WSH)SS
15Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
16Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
17Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
18Chris Sale (BOS)SP
19Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
20Anthony Rendon (WSH)3B
21Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
22Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
23Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
24Adalberto Mondesi (KC)2B,SS
25Josh Bell (PIT)1B
26Pete Alonso (NYM)1B,DH
27Juan Soto (WSH)LF
28Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
29Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
30Starling Marte (PIT)CF
1Anthony Davis (LAL)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (BKN)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (HOU)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (LAC)SG,SF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (LAC)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (OKC)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
18Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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