MLB DFS First Look: Thursday, September 16th

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)
Colorado Rockies German Marquez RHP 0 Atlanta Braves Ian Anderson RHP 0 0.0 12:20 PM
Cincinnati Reds Tyler Mahle RHP 0 Pittsburgh Pirates Connor Overton RHP 0 0.0 12:35 PM
Los Angeles Angels Alex Cobb RHP 0 Chicago White Sox Reynaldo Lopez RHP 0 0.0 2:10 PM
Oakland Athletics Paul Blackburn RHP 0 Kansas City Royals Daniel Lynch LHP 0 0.0 2:10 PM
San Diego Padres Ross Detwiler LHP 0 San Francisco Giants Kevin Gausman RHP 0 0.0 3:45 PM
New York Yankees Jordan Montgomery LHP 0 Baltimore Orioles Chris Ellis RHP 0 0.0 5:05 PM
Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks RHP 0 Philadelphia Phillies Adonis Medina RHP 0 0.0 6:05 PM
Detroit Tigers Tyler Alexander LHP 0 Tampa Bay Rays Dietrich Enns LHP 0 0.0 7:10 PM
Houston Astros Framber Valdez LHP 0 Texas Rangers Glenn Otto RHP 0 0.0 8:05 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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