MLB DFS First Look: Friday, June 18th

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)
Cleveland Indians J.C. Mejia RHP -143 Pittsburgh Pirates Chad Kuhl RHP 122 8.5 7:05 PM
New York Mets Joey Lucchesi LHP -103 Washington Nationals Erick Fedde RHP -115 9.0 7:05 PM
Oakland Athletics James Kaprielian RHP New York Yankees Jameson Taillon RHP 7:05 PM
Toronto Blue Jays Robbie Ray LHP Baltimore Orioles Bruce Zimmermann LHP 7:05 PM
St. Louis Cardinals Carlos Martinez RHP 144 Atlanta Braves Max Fried LHP -175 9.5 7:20 PM
Miami Marlins Zach Thompson RHP Chicago Cubs Zach Davies RHP 8:05 PM
Minnesota Twins Jose Berrios RHP -164 Texas Rangers Mike Foltynewicz RHP 138 8.5 8:05 PM
Boston Red Sox Nick Pivetta RHP Kansas City Royals Jackson Kowar RHP 8:10 PM
Chicago White Sox Carlos Rodon LHP -111 Houston Astros Luis Garcia RHP -107 8.5 8:10 PM
Milwaukee Brewers Corbin Burnes RHP -189 Colorado Rockies Antonio Senzatela RHP 162 10.5 8:40 PM
Detroit Tigers Jose Urena RHP 183 Los Angeles Angels Alex Cobb RHP -222 9.5 9:38 PM
Los Angeles Dodgers Trevor Bauer RHP Arizona Diamondbacks Caleb Smith LHP 9:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies Vincent Velasquez RHP 110 San Francisco Giants Johnny Cueto RHP -129 8.5 9:45 PM
Cincinnati Reds Tony Santillan RHP 176 San Diego Padres Chris Paddack RHP -212 8.5 10:10 PM
Tampa Bay Rays Michael Wacha RHP -116 Seattle Mariners Yusei Kikuchi LHP -102 7.5 10:10 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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