MLB DFS First Look: Tuesday, May 4th

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)
Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw LHP Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks RHP 0.0 2:20 PM
San Francisco Giants Aaron Sanchez RHP Colorado Rockies German Marquez RHP 0.0 5:40 PM
Arizona Diamondbacks Riley Smith RHP 124 Miami Marlins Sandy Alcantara RHP -143 7.5 6:40 PM
Chicago White Sox Dylan Cease RHP -115 Cincinnati Reds Jeff Hoffman RHP -104 9.0 6:40 PM
Atlanta Braves Huascar Ynoa RHP -133 Washington Nationals Joe Ross RHP 112 8.5 7:05 PM
Houston Astros Zack Greinke RHP 103 New York Yankees Domingo German RHP -122 9.0 7:05 PM
Milwaukee Brewers Eric Lauer LHP 148 Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola RHP -176 8.0 7:05 PM
Detroit Tigers Michael Fulmer RHP 160 Boston Red Sox Nick Pivetta RHP -190 9.0 7:10 PM
Texas Rangers Kyle Gibson RHP 148 Minnesota Twins J.A. Happ LHP -177 8.0 7:40 PM
New York Mets Jacob deGrom RHP -208 St. Louis Cardinals Johan Oviedo RHP 177 6.5 7:45 PM
Cleveland Indians Sam Hentges LHP 119 Kansas City Royals Mike Minor LHP -139 9.0 8:10 PM
Tampa Bay Rays Shane McClanahan LHP -107 Los Angeles Angels Alex Cobb RHP -109 8.5 9:38 PM
Toronto Blue Jays Anthony Kay LHP 107 Oakland Athletics Cole Irvin LHP -124 8.5 9:40 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates Mitch Keller RHP San Diego Padres Dinelson Lamet RHP 0.0 10:10 PM
Baltimore Orioles Jorge Lopez RHP 115 Seattle Mariners Justin Dunn RHP -136 8.5 10:10 PM

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  • 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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    where can i find the “keys”…im new to the stats so i need all the basics!!!

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