FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Tuesday 7/23/19
While Monday's slate brought us a pretty solid pitching selection, this one blows it out of the water, giving us a whole bunch of bonafide aces in fantastic matchups. Choosing your favorite high-priced arm could be a tough decision, and it's not like we can't find some potential value out there as well. On the hitting side, after getting postponed last night, the Washington Nationals draw the same juicy matchup as they did yesterday, while the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians also find themselves in nice spots.
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On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Chris Sale ($10,200 on FanDuel): We're spoiled with elite arms tonight, but if we're talking purely about ceiling, it's hard to argue against Chris Sale versus the Rays. Not only does Sale own the best strikeout rate (35.3%) and SIERA (2.99) on the board, but the Rays' active roster provides a generous 24.6% strikeout rate against left-handers, alongside an unimposing 92 wRC+. For having such pristine numbers, Sale's endured a bit of a rocky campaign, so it's hard to declare him the "safest" choice on a deep slate. But one can also point to signs of poor luck in a .314 BABIP, 69.4% strand rate, and 17.5% homer-fly-ball rate for his inconsistency, as all three marks are well off his career averages. Ultimately, not many guys can say they've exceeded 60 FanDuel points four times on the year, let alone reached 70 twice.
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