FanDuel MLB Lineup Advice: Friday (9/13)
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Sep 13, 2019

Tanaka has a stellar matchup versus Toronto tonight

Welcome to the “FanDuel MLB Lineup Advice” primer for Friday, September 13. Take note that these recommendations were organized earlier in the day, and circumstances could change once the lineup cards are released. However, the following players represent your best targets to consider, and any notable contingencies will be outlined in their write-ups. We will be looking at the 13-game main slate starting at 7:05 ET.

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Pitcher

Masahiro Tanaka (NYY): $8,300 at Toronto
If you decide to spend on premium pitchers like Gerrit Cole or Max Scherzer, then don’t let me stop you. However, I believe Tanaka could provide a better return on investment, especially considering his discounted salary compared to those top arms. The matchup adds some confidence as well, given that Toronto ranks 20th in wRC+ this season, and Tanaka twirled a gem against them (8 IP, 3 H, 4 K, 0 ER on Aug. 11) in their last meeting. 

 

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