2020 MLB Draft Guide: Introduction to MLB DFS
First time dipping your toe into the MLB DFS pool? The Fantasy Alarm team has all the insights to help you get started and dominate.
The start of spring is always a great time in sports, but for many, it signals the start of the baseball season. Baseball is my favorite daily fantasy sport to play, mainly due to the opportunity to see something different each and every day. It’s by far the longest season of any sport, and on most days, provides the DFS community with plenty of action. One of my favorite parts of DFS baseball is that roughly every player listed in lineup will roughly receive the same opportunity for at bats. Yes, the hitters at the top of a lineup are in a better spot than those batting eighth, but you don’t have to worry about if a running back will split carries, which defensemen is on the power play, or what the usage rate is for James Harden with Russell Westbrook off the court. With baseball, all a player has to do is be in the starting lineup to have a shot to score the most points of the slate.
Baseball also has the largest amount of data available to dissect, and in my opinion, is the...