MLB First Look: Monday, July 15th

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)
Los Angeles Dodgers Kenta Maeda – R at Philadelphia Phillies Zach Eflin – R LAD -150 9.5 7:05 PM
Tampa Bay Rays Blake Snell – L at New York Yankees James Paxton – L NYY -140 8.5 7:05 PM
Detroit Tigers Daniel Norris – L at Cleveland Indians Adam Plutko – R CLE -163 10.0 7:10 PM
Toronto Blue Jays Trent Thornton – R at Boston Red Sox Rick Porcello – R BOS -185 11.0 7:10 PM
Cincinnati Reds Luis Castillo – R at Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks – R CHC -120 TBD 8:05 PM
Atlanta Braves Max Fried – L at Milwaukee Brewers Adrian Houser – R MIL -103 10.5 8:10 PM
Chicago White Sox Lucas Giolito – R at Kansas City Royals Jakob Junis – R CWS -120 8.5 8:15 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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  • Elphatcat2

    I’m seeing Clayton Kershaw pitching tomorrow, not Kenta Maeda?

  • wjan

    Just love all the stats…..WAY TO GO

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    @Elphatcat2 said...

    I’m seeing Clayton Kershaw pitching tomorrow, not Kenta Maeda?


  • ifthethunder

    The combination of juiced baseball and Coors field is such a joke. That said, I’m glad I have plenty of SF bats in my all day lineups.

    But no SHARK. Shirley, he cannot keep this up???

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