Pitcher: $7,500 Kyle Freeland- Luckily for his fantasy value, Freeland will be playing away from the thin air of Coors Field. His matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers could be a good thing since their best players are lefty, meaning a big game could be in the works for him. Freeland has shown he is capable of those big games, and the matchup presents him the opportunity to have one of those types of games. His cheap price also gives you plenty of flexibility with the rest of your lineup.
Catcher: $3,000 Alex Avila- Avila always gets a boost when he is facing a right handed pitcher and he will be facing one tonight. Dinelson Lamet is far from an ace-level talent so Avila shouldn’t be deterred from having a good game.
First Base: $3,500 Joe Mauer- The Minnesota Twins are a potential stack candidate, and that applies to Mauer. Albeit the fact that he is only a shell of his former self, Mauer should still be able to carve together a solid game at the plate. He is a very safe play with some potential as well.
Second Base: $2,800 Rougned Odor- There is a perpetual risk that comes with starting Odor, but when the matchup is right, playing Odor tends to pay off in a big way. He will face the struggling Masahiro Tanaka in a matchup where Odor should prevail.
Third Base: $3,300 Kyle Seager- The consistency has been there for Seager this year and that should continue against Joe Musgrove. Musgrove has a far from dominant pitch arsenal, meaning Seager should be able to do some damage.
Shortstop: $4,200 Trea Turner- Turner was in the midst of a slump, but it looks like he has broken out of it. He has fared much better against right handed pitchers, making it a good thing that he will face one in Luis Castillo. Chain is very inexperienced, making both Turner and his teammates solid picks.
Outfield: $3,000 Josh Reddick- Reddick’s numbers are almost polar opposites for when he faces righties and for when he faces lefties. Luckily he is facing an inferior righty so Reddick should be in for a solid night.
Outfield: $3,900 Andrew Benintendi- Benintendi will face the inexperienced Alex Meyer in what will be a dream matchup for Benintendi. He has obliterated righties this year meaning he should be in for a big game. Benintendi always has a high floor thanks to his contact, but he also has a high ceiling due to his power.
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