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MLB DFS Starting Rotation 8.23

MLB DFS Starting Rotation 8.23

We only get six games of MLB action tonight so we shouldn't be too surprised that the pitching options aren't exactly enticing. Even the bigger-name pitchers have flaws for some reason or another tonight. It's likely not the best cash slate in the world but we'll find some gems once again in the MLB DFS Starting Rotation 8.23!

MLB DFS Starting Rotation 8.23 - Main Targets 

The Ace Tier

We're bending the rules a bit because there are only three pitchers that are priced at $8,500 or higher for DK. I feel like Zack Greinke is going to be chalky since he gets the Royals and the field generally wants to anchor to a strong top-tier pitcher. Greinke only has a 17.9% K rate and a 4.36 FIP compared to a 3.43 ERA. To his credit, he does have just a 29.6% hard-hit rate but the swinging-strike rate is 9.2%, the lowest since 2012. It's also interesting that he has a .332 wOBA against the right side of the plate and the Royals should have fi...