MLB DFS First Look: Friday, April 9th


The MLB First Look, complete with sortable odds, a pitcher breakdown, and team offense rankings, will help you get an early start on the upcoming slate.

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MLB Schedule & Vegas Lines

Away Pitcher Handed Line Home Pitcher Handed Line Run Total Time (ET)
New York Yankees Corey Kluber RHP -137 Tampa Bay Rays Rich Hill LHP 117 8.5 3:10 PM
Washington Nationals Joe Ross RHP 244 Los Angeles Dodgers Walker Buehler RHP -298 9.0 4:10 PM
Colorado Rockies Austin Gomber LHP 142 San Francisco Giants Johnny Cueto RHP -167 8.0 4:35 PM
Los Angeles Angels Andrew Heaney LHP -118 Toronto Blue Jays T.J. Zeuch RHP 102 10.5 7:07 PM
Detroit Tigers Julio Teheran RHP 164 Cleveland Indians Zach Plesac RHP -194 9.5 7:10 PM
Philadelphia Phillies Zack Wheeler RHP 108 Atlanta Braves Charlie Morton RHP -128 7.5 7:20 PM
San Diego Padres Joe Musgrove RHP -195 Texas Rangers Kohei Arihara RHP 163 9.5 8:05 PM
Oakland Athletics Sean Manaea LHP 148 Houston Astros Lance McCullers RHP -179 8.5 8:10 PM
Cincinnati Reds Tyler Mahle RHP -148 Arizona Diamondbacks Taylor Widener RHP 126 9.5 9:40 PM

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  • Derek Farnsworth (Notorious)

  • Derek Farnsworth, aka Notorious, is one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of DFS, thanks in large part to the great advice he gives on a daily basis in’s Grind Down for NBA and MLB as well as the First Look column that gives a preview of the day’s games from a DFS perspective. Before joining the RotoGrinders team, Derek received a Masters Degree from the University of Utah. When he’s not busy providing content, he’s dominating the industry as evidenced by his consistent top rankings in multiple sports. Farnsworth provides expert analysis for RotoGrinders Premium members on a daily basis during the NBA season and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards.


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