MLB DFS First Look: Thursday, September 17th

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)
Boston Red Sox Nathan Eovaldi RHP Miami Marlins Jose Urena RHP 0.0 1:10 PM
Minnesota Twins Kenta Maeda RHP Chicago White Sox Reynaldo Lopez RHP 0.0 2:10 PM
San Francisco Giants Tyler Anderson LHP -152 Seattle Mariners Nick Margevicius LHP 130 9.0 4:10 PM
Arizona Diamondbacks Alex Young LHP 133 Los Angeles Angels Griffin Canning RHP -158 10.0 4:10 PM
Tampa Bay Rays Blake Snell LHP Baltimore Orioles Dean Kremer RHP 0.0 4:35 PM
New York Mets Seth Lugo RHP 115 Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola RHP -135 7.5 7:05 PM
Toronto Blue Jays Chase Anderson RHP 184 New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka RHP -224 9.5 7:05 PM
St. Louis Cardinals Dakota Hudson RHP -162 Pittsburgh Pirates Steven Brault LHP 140 8.5 7:05 PM
Cleveland Indians Shane Bieber RHP -286 Detroit Tigers Casey Mize RHP 234 7.5 7:10 PM
Texas Rangers Jordan Lyles RHP 215 Houston Astros Framber Valdez LHP -255 9.0 7:10 PM
Baltimore Orioles Dean Kremer RHP Tampa Bay Rays Blake Snell LHP 0.0 4:35 PM
Los Angeles Dodgers Julio Urias LHP -174 Colorado Rockies Kyle Freeland LHP 146 11.5 8:40 PM

About the Author

  • 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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