MLB Odds - September 17, 2018

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The year-old also has 17 homers in games, and he's hit a bit better recently. As noted earlier, Buehler has a 3. Rhys Hoskins , PHI vs. Power is the name of the game for Hoskins.

He has 30 homers in games this season, and his. Hoskins has also been great at home. The Marlins starter has a staggering 9. Palka doesn't get on base often, but when he does it's not uncommon for it to be a round trip. He has 22 homers in games, and over his last 30 games he has a. That's in line with the. Luis Ortiz , who will be making his first MLB start, had a 4. Lorenzo Cain , MIL vs. It feels a little strange to see Cain, who's averaged 8. He's getting on base with gusto, as he has a.

Though he doesn't have a ton of power, he does have 10 homers, and he supplements that with 27 stolen bases. Meanwhile, since joining the Pirates via trade Chris Archer has a 5. The author s of this article may play in daily fantasy contests including — but not limited to — games that they have provided recommendations or advice on in this article. In the course of playing in these games using their personal accounts, it's possible that they will use players in their lineups or other strategies that differ from the recommendations they have provided above.

Over his last nine starts, he has a 2. He's also posted a 0. He's struck out at least 10 batters in a game four times this season, three of which have come over his last three outings.

One of those was an impressive performance against the Giants when he allowed two runs and fanned 11 batters over 6. Considering the Giants' inability to score runs, don't hesitate to pay up for Marquez's services for their rematch.

Charlie Morton , HOU vs. Morton got off to a blistering start to the season, but has faded a bit down the stretch. He's pitched five innings or fewer in four consecutive starts, compiling a 5. He doesn't come cheap, so Morton might not be a risk worth taking based on his recent struggles.

Ian Kennedy , KC vs. Making his first start since July, Kennedy held these same Twins to one run and struck out six in six innings last Sunday. He threw 93 pitches in that game, so he doesn't appear to have any restrictions heading down the stretch. His overall numbers aren't great this year, but some of that has to do with the fact he allowed 17 runs over seven innings in two horrific starts.

The Twins entered Friday averaging 3. Cervelli hasn't been able to stay healthy throughout his career, never playing in more than games in a season.

This year has been no different, with Friday marking his 95th appearance of Even with limited playing time, he's set new career bests in home runs 11 and RBI Choi has found a home with the Rays and has been getting regular playing time down the stretch. He's made the most of his opportunity and has been especially hot of late, batting.

Jonathan Villar , BAL vs. Villar will face James Shields in this contest, who is having another subpar season with a 4. He's been particularly bad on the road with a 5. Villar has shown off his combination of speed and power since joining the Orioles, slugging seven home runs and stealing 12 bases in only 38 games.

Evan Longoria , SF vs. Longoria's first season with the Giants hasn't been terrible, but it hasn't been great, either. He has a career-low 4. He's still flashed some power with 15 home runs and 23 doubles in games, but his batting average is all the way down to. However, his wOBA is almost 40 points higher against lefties than it is righties and he'll face a struggling one in Tyler Anderson , so he might be worth the risk in tournament play.

Rosario is finishing the season on a high note for the Mets, batting. Five of his eight home runs this year also came during that stretch. He'll face Hector Velasquez and his 1. Davis has been one of the driving forces for their offense all season and has already hit at least 40 home runs for the third straight year. He's expensive, but his tremendous power upside still makes him a great option against the Rays, who will be going with another bullpen-game approach Friday.

Piscotty has had a rebound performance in his first season with the A's, slugging 24 home runs and 39 doubles, both of which are the highest marks of his career. He's been especially hot of late, batting.