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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball (DFS) Picks for Monday, May 4: Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Gonzalez, Andre Ethier, more

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Reminder: Always double check the lineup card before rosters lock to make sure that a player you've chosen to roster is playing that day.

P- Jordan Zimmermann vs. Miami Marlins, $8,900

I tweeted this out on Friday:

Zimmermann faces the Marlins, who have the 4th lowest home run total in baseball with just 14 team HR and the 9th highest K% in baseball at 21.5%. They also have the 4th lowest isolated slugging vs. RHP at a paltry .106. The Marlins throw David Phelps, who I am not a long term believer in. Zimmermann will be in good position to get the 4 point win in this matchup and combine it with strong run prevention and above average strikeouts. I think Zimmermann provides good value at this price.

OF- Andre Ethier vs. Kyle Lohse, $2,800

After an unusually mediocre 2014 season against RHP, Ethier is back to punishing them, posting a wRC+ over 200 in 2015. Ethier is a career 140 wRC+ hitter vs RHP, and he will be in great position to produce against Kyle Lohse today in Miller Park. Lohse owns a hideous 5.97 FIP in 2015, and he's been getting hit hard: 21.2% of his opponents at bats have ended in a hard hit ball, 20th worst in baseball. I expect to be playing Ethier at this excellent value against most RHP while there's room for him in the Dodgers outfield.

Coors Field: Diamondbacks vs. Rockies

The Rockies have returned home, so it's time to examine prices on Diamondbacks and Rockies hitters for tomorrow.

Carlos Gonzalez is still priced low at $3,600 because of bad outcomes this year, but I fully expect him to turn it around soon because of high exit velocities off his bat combined with a low BABIP.

Paul Goldschmidt is being priced at $6,100, which is far and away the most expensive price for a position player tomorrow. I would look elsewhere at this expense. Freddie Freeman against average to below average RHP is a matchup I always like playing because Freeman is not usually priced high ($3,400 tomorrow) and he's hit RHP to a 156 wRC+ in a 1000 PA sample since 2013. I'll take Freeman at $3,400 over Goldschmidt at $6,100.

Chris Owings has hit 2nd in the order at times. If he's hitting in front of Paul Goldschmidt tomorrow, he becomes very playable at $2,800. Owings hasn't produced at the plate yet this year, but he carries some offensive upside the rest of the way.

Follow me on Twitter at @TimFinn521, I usually tweet out more good options as lineups are released.