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We're back for a huge Tuesday slate, featuring double digit games. There are players at every price level, including pitchers and hitters. That means there will be a plethora of options for lineup construction tonight.

In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for FanDuel on 4/17/18. The lineup picks will range from some of the elite players to mid-priced options and value plays.

You can also read more DFS lineup picks for DraftKings and other sports too. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to shoot me a message on Twitter @BalesSJustin.

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FanDuel DFS Pitchers

Corey Kluber - P, at MIN ($11,400)

Kluber has looked nearly unhittable this season, recording a 1-1 record, 1.57 ERA, and 0.65 WHIP through three games. He is allowing opponents to hit for only a .143 average, while recording a 10.6 K/9. He gets a good matchup against the Minnesota Twins, who somewhat feature a boom or bust offense this season. Kluber is also a -186 favorite in a game set at only 7.5 runs.

Alex Wood - P, at SD ($8,400)

Wood has progressively gotten worse this season, but there were reports that he was sick in his last start. He has flashed upside this season, though, 43 fantasy points without picking up the win in his first start. He also has not flashed the strikeout potential that he is known for. San Diego has struggled against left-handed pitching in previous games, and Wood is a -185 favorite in a game set at 8 runs. He's a fairly safe option tonight.

 

FanDuel DFS Infielders

Matt Olson - C/1B, vs CWS ($3,300)

Olson has been playing well this season, although he has not been a consistent option. He's hitting a bit over .200 with plenty of power. He gets a great matchup against Miguel Gonzalez, and Olson has elite 0.171 wOBA and 0.204 ISO differentials against right-handed pitching. He's an option that can always be considered against righties, and that is the case once again tonight. He makes a better option in GPPs, though.

Scooter Gennett - 2B, at MIL ($3,100)

Gennett has always been a better hitter against right-handed pitching, hitting for a .298 average against righties throughout his career. He also has recorded 90.1% of his extra-base hits against right-handed pitching. He gets a good matchup against Junior Guerra in a hitter-friendly stadium tonight. Gennett has been playing well enough to be used in all leagues.

Ryan Flaherty - 3B, vs PHI ($3,100)

Flaherty has looked outstanding this season, hitting over .350 with some speed. He has also been a significantly better hitter against right-handed pitching, recording 0.188 wOBA and 0.085 ISO differentials against righties. Flaherty be playing in a fairly hitter friendly stadium, and he gets a good matchup against Nick Pivetta tonight. Flaherty can be used in all leagues.

Carlos Correa - SS, at SEA ($4,700)

Correa has an elite hitter against left-handed pitching last season, hitting for a .391 average, although it was in somewhat of limited at-bats. He has displayed some power against lefties, as well, although he has been slightly more powerful against righties. Regardless, Correa makes a high upside option that is also consistent. He is not going to come cheap, but he can be used in all leagues with the other salary relief options on this slate.

 

FanDuel DFS Outfielders

Adam Fraizer - OF, vs COL ($2,200)

Frazier is leading off for the Pittsburgh Pirates with Josh Harrison injured. He has not necessarily been an elite hitter this season, but leading off for one of the best offenses in the MLB is always an elite position. He also features 0.031 wOBA and 0.108 ISO differentials against right-handed pitching. He's an extremely cheap option in an elite position tonight. He can be used in all leagues.

Austin Jackson - OF, at ARI ($2,200)

Jackson is in a nearly identical position to Adam Frazier. He's extremely cheap, leading off, and gets a great matchup. Jackson currently features 0.087 wOBA and 0.076 ISO differentials against left-handed pitching. The only difference is that Jackson has been a consistent option recently. He is a safe player that will benefit from a matchup against Patrick Corbin. He can safely be used in all leagues tonight.

 

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