4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/18/17

Edinson Volquez has struggled against left-handed hitters this season, and Yasmani Grandal offers huge upside in this matchup. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value on Thursday?

In a daily fantasy sport like baseball, where even a top-end hitter will post a dud with some regularity, finding productive players at the lower end of the pricing spectrum can often be the difference between a good lineup and a great lineup.

Those low-priced guys aren't always going to jump out to you with name recognition, but taking a dive into some of the advanced analytics, with a hand from our projections and game information and starting lineups page, we can find players well-positioned for strong production while also not forcing you to break the bank.

Let's get right into it and take a look at where we can find value on today's five-game main slate.