MLB DFS Playbook & Lineups: July 4 (Main Slate)
Howard Bender provides a complete breakdown of the four MLB games on the July 4th DFS main slate.
Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves
7:00 PM ET
Season Series: Phillies lead 5-3
Money Line: Braves -152; Phillies +140
Zach Eflin , PHI – Not a fan of this match-up for the Phillies right-hander as the Braves are thumping righties to the tune of a .336 wOBA with a .197 ISO. They’ve also been strong on the bases and since Eflin pitches to a fair amount of contact (80.1% with a 1.25 WHIP), he could get distracted with runners on.
Mike Soroka , ATL – One of the better options on today’s slate. He’s thrown two quality starts in his last three outings with the one in between being a shortened outing as he was pulled after being hit on the forearm with a line drive. The strikeout rate has been a little low, but he minimizes the damage and it’s not like the Phillies have been lighting up the scoreboard much lately.
Hitters to Watch:
Brian McCann , C – cheap play behind the plate with strong numbers against righties this season. Just...