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Step Up to the Plate: Your Daily Fantasy Sports Rundown

Hey there, sports fanatics! We've got a thrilling day of baseball ahead with nine games on the docket. The first pitch is set to fly at 12:20 PM EST with the Diamondbacks squaring off against the Braves at SunTrust Park. Let's dive into the action!

Batter Up: Today's Top DFS Hitters

Over the past two weeks, some players have been absolutely crushing it at the plate. Here's a look at the hottest hitters:

  • Manny Machado: With 9 hits in 34 at-bats, a .265 average, 5 HRs, and 11 RBIs, he's on fire 🔥. Today he's up against Jose Berrios, who's been struggling with a 3.39 ERA.
  • Francisco Alvarez: This guy's been a beast, with 14 hits in 29 at-bats, a .483 average, 5 HRs, and 11 RBIs. He's facing Touki Toussaint today, who's got a 4.20 ERA.
  • Gunnar Henderson: With 11 hits in 39 at-bats, a .282 average, 4 HRs, and 10 RBIs, he's been a solid performer. He's up against Zack Littell, who's got a 5.23 ERA.
  • Eugenio Suarez: With 8 hits in 32 at-bats, a .250 average, 5 HRs, and 9 RBIs, he's been holding his own. Today he's facing Kenta Maeda, who's got a 5.10 ERA.

And let's not forget George Springer of the TOR, who's on an 8-game hit streak! 🚀

Pitch Perfect: Today's Top DFS Pitchers

On the mound, we've got some serious talent coming into today's games:

  • Luis Castillo (SEA): With an ERA of 3.65, 133 KOs in 20 games, and only 19 HRs allowed, he's a force to be reckoned with.
  • Charlie Morton (ATL): Sporting a 3.69 ERA, 119 KOs in 19 games, and only 10 HRs allowed, he's a solid choice.
  • Eduardo Rodriguez (DET): With a 2.90 ERA, 88 KOs in 14 games, and only 8 HRs allowed, he's been on fire 🔥.

Game On: Today's DFS Showdowns

Here are the matchups that have us on the edge of our seats:

🔥 Diamondbacks 54-42 (+176) vs Braves 61-33 (-216) O/U 9.0

The Diamondbacks are facing off against the Braves at 12:20 PM. The Braves are ranked #1 for home runs per game, and their pitcher, Charlie Morton, has the #20 highest strikeout rate in baseball. With the Braves' bats ranking #1 overall, this game promises some serious action.

❄️ Giants 54-42 (-105) vs Reds 51-46 (-115) O/U 9.5

At 12:35 PM, the Giants take on the Reds. Both teams' pitchers, Ross Stripling (Giants) and Graham Ashcraft (Reds), are struggling, making this game a potential slugfest. With the Reds' bats ranking #2 overall, we're expecting some fireworks.

🔥 Brewers 53-43 (-111) vs Phillies 52-43 (-109) O/U 9.0

The Brewers face the Phillies at 12:35 PM. The Brewers' pitcher, Colin Rea, has a 4.64 ERA, while the Phillies' Cristopher Sanchez sports a 3.06 ERA. This game could be a real nail-biter.

The Showdown to Watch

Out of all these matchups, the one that's caught our eye is the Giants vs Reds game. With both teams' pitchers struggling and the Reds' powerful bats, we're expecting a high-scoring game. So, we're liking the over on this one at 9.5. Let's play ball! 🍀

🏁 Home Run Prop Favorites

🥇Jose Siri TB +500

Jose Siri is up against Dean Kremer, who has a high ERA of 4.80 and gives up a homer to 4.8% of batters faced. Siri's recent performance is impressive with a 9.36% HR rate and 3 HRs in the last two weeks. The wind at Tropicana Field is blowing out to right field, which could favor left-handed hitters like Siri.

🥈Francisco Alvarez NYM +400

Francisco Alvarez is facing Touki Toussaint, who has an ERA of 4.20 and gives up a homer to only 1.6% of batters. However, Alvarez's HR rate is a solid 8.64% with 5 HRs in the last two weeks. The wind at Citi Field is negligible, but Alvarez's recent performance and high HR rate make him a strong pick.

🥉Joey Gallo MIN +360

Joey Gallo is up against Luis Castillo, who has a relatively low ERA of 3.12 but gives up a homer to 4% of batters. Gallo's HR rate is a whopping 8.10% with 2 HRs in the last two weeks. The wind at T-Mobile Park is blowing out to left field, which could favor right-handed hitters like Gallo.

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