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Best MLB team stacks for DFS on Saturday, May 22nd

We go over some of the best MLB teams to stack for DFS on DraftKings for Saturday’s main slate.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. #27 of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a double in the first inning during a game against the Boston Red Sox at TD Ballpark on May 19, 2021 in Dunedin, Florida. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

We have a full 15-game slate in the majors on Saturday, which means there are still multiple opportunities to come away with a win in DraftKings baseball DFS. The main slate has 6 games starting at 7:15 p.m. ET.

Sometimes with a plus-matchup on the MLB game slate, we get an opportunity to slot multiple players from the same team into our DFS lineups. You can learn more about MLB DFS strategy, including team stacks, here.

Here, we’ll break down three of the best team stacks for the MLB slate on May 22nd.

Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:37 p.m. ET

Bo Bichette ($5800)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. ($5700)
Marcus Semien ($5600)

On Friday, we looked at this particular matchup and created a Rays stack. Our DFS stack had Austin Meadows, Randy Arozarena, Manuel Margot, which put up 16 points. That’s not bad production considering the Rays scored nine runs. Therefore, we are going to go back to this game, but this time create a Blue Jays team stack.

DraftKings Sportsbook has the run total currently at 9.5, which is one of the highest total on the main slate. The Blue Jays will have Robbie Ray on the mound, while Shane McClanahan will get the start for the Rays. The 24-year-old McClanahan has a record of 1-0 and ERA of 4.67 in four starts this season.

He’ll be facing a Toronto offense that is averaging seven runs per game in their last five games. Left-handed hitters have found success against the rookie starters, slugging .389/.421/.444. But the Blue Jays do not have a ton of lefties in their lineup, but that’s okay when you guys such as Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Marcus Semien, and Bo Bichette playing well at the plate.

Athletics vs. Angels, 10:07 p.m. ET

Ramon Laureano ($5200)
Matt Olson ($4800)
Mark Canha ($4400)

Our next team stack will be from the final game of the night between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels. DraftKings Sportsbook has the run total currently set at 8.5. Chris Bassitt will start for the Athletics, while Patrick Sandoval will get the ball for the Angels.

Oakland’s offense will try to tee off on Sandoval, after scoring eight runs on Friday. The 24-year-old is only making his second start off the season. The southpaw has an ERA of 5.56 and 10 strikeouts in 11.1 IP. Right-handed hitters are slugging .333/.444/.667 with 3 HRs, 6 RBI and 6 walks. Mark Canha is a nice sleeper play as he’s hitting .250 with 9 HRs, 14 RBI and averaging 8.8 fantasy points per game. He’s also recorded a hit in nine out of the A’s last 10 games.

Red Sox vs. Phillies, 7:15 p.m. ET

Jean Segura ($4600)
Rhys Hoskins ($4400)
Andrew McCutchen ($4300)

Anytime you see the Red Sox listed in our best team stacks, it’s always a possibility that we choose them based on the sluggers that they have in their lineup. However, we are going to go against the grain with our last team stack. The Phillies’ offense has been struggling as of late, but could turn things around against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

Eovaldi has a record of 4-2 and 4.50 ERA this season. While he hasn’t surrendered any home runs, the veteran pitcher has allowed 11 walks. This season, right-handed hitters are slashing .264/.323/.374. Segura is the hottest hitter in the Phillies’ lineup and a must-play in their DFS team stack. He went 3-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBI last night, which equaled out to 24 DFKP.