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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball (DFS) Picks for Tuesday, May 5: Stephen Strasburg, Jhonny Peralta, Bryce Harper, more

I list 5 options that I think have a good chance at producing today.

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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- Stephen Strasburg vs. Miami Marlins, $9,500

Strasburg, for whatever reason, pitches significantly better at home in Nationals Park than on the road, and it's not small sample size randomness, either. In 363 career IP at home, Strasburg has a 2.58 ERA and 2.56 FIP, compared to a 3.68 ERA and 3.12 FIP in 315 IP on the road. Strasburg faces the Marlins, who have the 7th highest K%, 3rd lowest HR total and 5th lowest ISO vs. RHP this year. The Nationals face Mat Latos, who has been getting knocked around with diminished stuff. Latos has the worst hard hit% against in baseball this year at 29.1%, giving a strong chance for Strasburg to be provided with solid run support.

1B- Yonder Alonso vs. Ryan Vogelsong, $2,600

Vogelsong has been getting obliterated by LHB this year: about 40% of his left handed opponents' at bats are ending in a hard hit ball, which is by far the worst mark in MLB. Vogelsong owns a 9.31 ERA and a 8.61 FIP, and he isn't missing bats: his 4.4% swinging strike% is second worst in baseball. Alonso is a career 113 wRC+ hitter vs. RHP who is hitting them to a 134 wRC+ in 2015, and I think he can be a sneaky value play in large tournaments that hardly anybody else will be using.

OF- Bryce Harper vs. Mat Latos, $4,200

I mentioned above that Latos has been getting hit hardest among starting pitchers this year; almost 30% of his opponents' at bats are ending in a hard hit ball. Against LHB, it's even worse, at 32.5%. Harper is a career 140 wRC+ hitter vs. RHP, and he'll be an excellent candidate to produce tomorrow against Latos. Harper will also have a good chance to take Latos deep: 40% of Latos' batted balls are fly balls, with 0% of them infield pop ups. Hard contact + lots of fly balls is a recipe for a home run threat.

SS- Jhonny Peralta vs. Kyle Hendricks, $2,500

Peralta has the highest qualified wRC+ among SS vs. RHP from 2013-present at 116, and it's over a large span of 882 PA. He's been slotted either cleanup or 5th in the Cardinals order recently, putting him in position to collect some RBIs with high OBP hitters Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday hitting in front of him. Peralta is a good hitter at a position that doesn't have many good fantasy options, and he's being priced as the 24th SS on Fanduel. It doesn't quite add up pricing wise, and screams value pick.

Coors Field

You always want to try to fit as many Coors Field hitters into your lineup as you can, provided the value is right. Here is one guy that stands out to me who can provide good value for tomorrow:

David Peralta vs. Eddie Butler, $3,300

Peralta is a career 134 wRC+ hitter vs RHP. He might not be in the lineup tomorrow, but if he is, he's affordable and productive.

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