The most familiar of all offensive baseball statistics is the traditional batting average. The Major League Baseball leader is Minnesota second baseman Luis Arraez, who is at .367 for the season. Secondary batting averages are formulated by combining hits, walks and stolen bases, minus the times a player that has been caught stealing. Arizona first baseman Christian Walker is 16th in the majors in secondary average (.370), and both he and Arraez are available for MLB DFS lineups on Sunday.
Arraez and the Twins face Tampa Bay and starting pitcher Jeffrey Springs, who he has never faced to this point in his career. Daily Fantasy players that are looking for a sample to consider when reviewing the names in the MLB DFS player pool may lean on Walker, who has two hits, two walks with a double in previous at bats against Philadelphia starter Ranger Suarez. Before you make any MLB DFS picks, be sure to check out the MLB DFS advice, strategy and projections from SportsLine daily Fantasy expert Mike McClure.
McClure is a daily Fantasy pro who has won almost $2 million in his career. And when it comes to daily Fantasy baseball, McClure is at his best. Recognized in the book “Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune” as a top MLB DFS player, McClure’s proprietary projection model simulates each game 10,000 times, taking factors such as matchups and recent results into account. This allows him to find the best values on every site.
On Saturday, he highlighted Brewers infielder Luis Urias as one of his core MLB DFS picks on both FanDuel and DraftKings. The result: Urias hit a two-run home run with two walks to return 20 points on DraftKings and 28.2 points on FanDuel. Anybody that included him in their lineups was well on the way to a profitable day.
Now, as the 2022 MLB season continues, McClure has locked in his top MLB daily Fantasy picks for…