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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Sunday 7/29/18

Corey Kluber hasn't been as dominant as usual this season, but he's got a juicy matchup with the Tigers. Is he the main slate's top arm?

The beauty of daily fantasy baseball is that the top targets are different each and every day. Whether it's the right-handed catcher who destroys left-handed pitching or the mid-range hurler facing a depleted lineup, you're not going to find yourself using the same assets time after time.

While this breaks up the monotony, it can make it hard to decide which players are primed to succeed on a given day. We can help bridge that gap.

In addition to our custom optimal lineups, you can check out our batting and pitching heat maps, which show the pieces in the best spot to succeed on that slate. Put on the finishing touches with our games and lineups page to see who's hitting where and what the weather looks like, and you'll have yourself a snazzy-looking team to put up some big point totals.

If you need help getting started on that trek, here are some of the top options on the board today. We'll be focusing exclusively on the main slate.

Pitchers to Target

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Corey Kluber ($10,600 on FanDuel): Kluber hasn't been his usual insanely-dominant self this season. His swinging-strike rate has fallen to 11.0% after being at 15.6% in 2017, and he's surrendering a career-worst 36.7% hard-hit rate. But Kluber had set the bar so high, a step-back season is still pretty darn great as he has pitched his way to a 3.29 SIERA, 25.1% strikeout rate and 3.4% walk rate. A matchup with the Detroit Tigers easies a lot of worries. The Tigers sit 27th in wOBA (.297), and they have a slate-low 3.09 implied total, making Kluber a sweet cash-game target.

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