MLB First Look: Friday, April 21st

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 Home Pitcher Vegas Line Run Total Time (ET)
Boston Red Sox Drew Pomeranz – L at Baltimore Orioles Alec Asher – R BAL -105 8.5 7:05 PM
Atlanta Braves Bartolo Colon – R at Philadelphia Phillies Jeremy Hellickson – R PHI -115 8.0 7:05 PM
New York Yankees CC Sabathia – L at Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow – R PIT -100 8.0 7:05 PM
Houston Astros Mike Fiers – R at Tampa Bay Rays Alex Cobb – R TB -102 8.0 7:10 PM
Washington Nationals Tanner Roark – R at New York Mets Jacob deGrom – R NYM -140 6.5 7:10 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 Incentives members on a daily basis during the NBA season with daily videos for the Court Report and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards..


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  • Derfturf

    How do we read the P vs LHB and RHB? Is it the pitcher’s stats against that teams batters, or the batters stats against the handedness of the pitcher?

  • Notorious

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    The P vs LHB and RHB columns are the pitchers stats against left and right-handed hitters.

  • Bharrell23

    Are the T-wOBA and O-wOBA the same thing?

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