MLB First Look: Thursday, July 18th

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)
San Diego Padres Dinelson Lamet – R at Miami Marlins Caleb Smith – L SD -102 7.5 12:10 PM
Los Angeles Dodgers Ross Stripling – R at Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola – R PHI -100 9.5 12:35 PM
Toronto Blue Jays Thomas Pannone – L at Boston Red Sox Chris Sale – L TBD TBD 1:05 PM
Chicago White Sox Ross Detwiler – L at Kansas City Royals Brad Keller – R KC -156 10.5 1:15 PM
Tampa Bay Rays Yonny Chirinos – R at New York Yankees Domingo German – R NYY -125 9.5 3:00 PM
Detroit Tigers Matt Boyd – L at Cleveland Indians Trevor Bauer – R CLE -200 8.5 7:10 PM
St. Louis Cardinals Dakota Hudson – R at Cincinnati Reds Tanner Roark – R CIN -124 9.5 7:10 PM
Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg – R at Atlanta Braves Julio Teheran – R WAS -118 9.5 7:20 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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