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MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Friday (4/9)

by Josh Shepardson | @BChad50 | Featured Writer
Apr 9, 2021

Tyler Mahle is the top pitching option in all game types on both sites.

It’s a six-game slate tonight, and the pitching options are largely a bargain lot. With little to spend up for on pitching, there’s tons of cap space to work with for hitting.

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Friday’s Starting Pitcher Strategy

I’m locked in on three starting pitchers. All three offer upside and affordability. One carries a bit more risk in a tough matchup, and his inclusion reflects that as only a GPP recommendation.

Cash Game Recommendations:

Tyler Mahle (CIN) @ ARI
Mahle broke out last year, and he’s looking to quickly erase any doubt of it being merely a pandemic-shortened fluke after a solid opening start and a plus matchup tonight. Last year, he struck out 29.9% of the batters he faced with a supporting 13.8 SwStr%, per FanGraphs.


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