3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Players to Avoid on 5/25/17
The FanDuel main slate shrinks to just five games tonight, and among the limited pitching options, Jacob deGrom ($11,000) stands out as the clear-cut king of the mound against the lowly San Diego Padres.
However, there's rain in the forecast, so if forced to pivot we have the risky high-strikeout-and-walk wire act of Robbie Ray ($9,200), who gets the Milwaukee Brewers on the road. The Texas Rangers have been poor against southpaws (24.3% strikeout rate and 77 wRC+), putting Drew Pomeranz ($7,500) in play.
It's worth noting that Dinelson Lamet ($6,000) is making his major league debut against the New York Mets. Across eight starts in Triple-A he's had an eye-popping 29.9% strikeout rate, but he's struggled with control (12.0% walk rate). He's probably more of a two-pitcher site play, but at his price you could go crazy with bats in a GPP lineup.
As for the main course, here are three guys to avoid this evening.