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Welcome to DraftKings fantasy baseball, the Official Daily Fantasy Game of Major League Baseball.

The players listed below could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Wednesday.

Welcome to DraftKings fantasy baseball, the Official Daily Fantasy Game of Major League Baseball.

The players listed below could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Wednesday.

Jake Lamb: With 15 homers and 51 RBIs across 252 at-bats, the third baseman is in the midst of a breakout season. Lamb could have a terrific game when he brings his lifetime .807 OPS against right-handers (.609 vs. lefties) into a matchup at his hitter-friendly home park against Phillies rookie righty Zach Eflin (6.28 ERA, 1.53 WHIP).

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Brian McCann: One of the most powerful players at his premium position, the left-handed-hitting catcher could go deep or drive in multiple runs when he brings his lifetime .820 OPS against right-handers (.752 vs. lefties) into a home matchup against Rangers righty Nick Martinez. Also of note: Yankee Stadium is especially power-inducing for lefty batters such as McCann.

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Didi Gregorius: The shortstop owns notable career splits, with a .722 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .610 mark vs. lefties. Gregorius could provide cost-effective production at a premium position when he bats at his offense-inducing home park against the right-handed Martinez (career 4.33 ERA, 1.47 WHIP) and a Rangers relief corps that ranks 28th in baseball with a 4.61 ERA.

Josh Donaldson: Since joining the Blue Jays at the outset of 2015, the third baseman has logged a lofty .314/.419/.601 slash line against left-handers. Donaldson could go deep or drive in multiple runs when he bats at homer-happy Coors Field against rookie southpaw Tyler Anderson (three career starts) and a Rockies squad that ranks 29th in baseball with a .672 defensive efficiency ratio.

Troy Tulowitzki: In his career, the former Colorado shortstop has posted a .314/.399/.542 slash line against left-handers and a .320/.393/.557 slash line at hitter-friendly Coors Field. Tulowitzki could make a major contribution to DraftKings squads when he faces the inexperienced lefty Anderson and a Rockies bullpen that ranks 29th in the Majors with a 4.79 ERA.

Max Kepler: The rookie outfielder has posted an .865 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .434 mark vs. lefties. Kepler could thrive in a matchup at hitter-friendly U.S. Cellular Field against James Shields, who has produced a 15.80 ERA and a 3.07 WHIP across four starts as a member of the White Sox.

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Matt Carpenter: With 41 homers and a .381 on-base percentage since the outset of 2015, Carpenter -- who qualifies at second base and third base in DraftKings contests -- has the necessary blend of power and plate discipline to post a notable DraftKings total when he faces Royals righty Edinson Volquez (5.15 ERA, 1.46 WHIP in 2016).

Matt Adams: As a big leaguer, the first baseman has posted an .830 OPS against right-handers in comparison to a .583 mark vs. lefties. Adams could display his power or drive in multiple runs when he tangles with the right-handed Volquez (career 4.35 ERA, 1.43 WHIP).

Xander Bogaerts: Hitting .343 with 59 runs and 50 RBIs across 347 plate appearances, the shortstop has been arguably the most productive player at his premium position this season. From the No. 3 spot in a lineup that leads the Majors with 426 runs scored, Bogaerts could post a notable DraftKings total at the expense of Rays southpaw Matt Moore (5.04 ERA, 1.37 WHIP in 2016).

Buster Posey: With a lifetime .327/.387/.556 slash line against left-handers, the catcher has proven to be among the best in baseball during those matchups. From the heart of the lineup, Posey could drive in multiple runs when he faces A's rookie southpaw Sean Manaea (6.02 ERA, 1.44 WHIP).

Adam Eaton: From a premium lineup spot, the outfielder could reach base often or score multiple runs when he brings his lifetime .777 OPS against right-handers (.730 vs. lefties) into a matchup with righty Ricky Nolasco (4.95 ERA, 1.35 WHIP in 2016) and a Twins bullpen that ranks 27th in the Majors with a 4.59 ERA.

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Starling Marte: The outfielder -- who has 20 steals across 287 plate appearances this season -- owns a lifetime .821 OPS against left-handers in comparison to a .787 mark vs. righties. Marte has the plate skills to thrive against Mariners southpaw Wade Miley (5.28 ERA, 1.38 WHIP in 2016) and the speed to steal a base against Chris Iannetta, who has allowed more swipes than all but two catchers in 2016.

Andrew McCutchen: Hitting .243 with 32 RBIs across 292 at-bats, the outfielder could have a reduced price tag in DraftKings contests when he brings his impressive lifetime .958 OPS against left-handers (.851 vs. righties) into a matchup with the left-handed Miley (career 4.06 ERA, 1.34 WHIP).

Kyle Hendricks: With a 3.31 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP in his career, the right-hander has become a trusted option in DraftKings contests. Hendricks could combine six-plus effective innings with a win when he pitches in front of a talented Cubs squad that leads the National League with a 49-26 record into a matchup with a Reds lineup that ranks 26th in baseball with a .697 OPS vs. righties.

Jake Peavy: After a slow start to the season, Peavy has logged a 1.91 ERA and a 0.90 WHIP across his past six outings. The right-hander could stay hot when he works at pitcher-friendly Oakland Coliseum against an A's squad that ranks 27th in the Majors with a .691 OPS against righties.

Danny Salazar: With a 3.12 ERA, a 1.14 WHIP and a 9.8 K/9 rate since the outset of 2015, the right-hander could spin a gem when he heads to pitcher-friendly Turner Field to face a Braves lineup that ranks 29th in baseball in OPS vs. righties (.657) and last in total home runs (38).

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Archie Bradley: With a 3.53 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP across six starts since being recalled on May 29, the right-hander could deliver a stellar start when he faces a Phillies lineup that ranks 28th in baseball with a .678 OPS against righties.

All statistics are accurate through the completion of Monday's games.

Fred Zinkie is the lead fantasy baseball writer for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FredZinkieMLB