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Cano, Bryant, Polanco poised to thrive Tuesday

D-backs' Goldschmidt, Royals' Duffy could join trio among day's top picks
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Welcome to DraftKings fantasy baseball, the Official Daily Fantasy Game of Major League Baseball.

The players listed below are in position to provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Tuesday.

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

The players listed below are in position to provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Tuesday.

Paul Goldschmidt: The owner of an impressive lifetime .333/.436/.599 slash line against left-handers, Goldschmidt wields a potent bat during those matchups. The first baseman could produce a game-changing DraftKings total when he bats at his hitter-friendly home park against southpaw Jorge De La Rosa (career 4.59 ERA, 1.44 WHIP) and a Rockies relief corps that ranks 29th in the Majors with a 4.97 ERA.

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Welington Castillo: The catcher has long fared best vs. left-handers, against whom he has a lifetime .205 ISO (.150 vs. righties). Castillo could go deep or drive in multiple runs when he bats at his offense-inducing home park against the left-handed De La Rosa (5.00 ERA, 1.57 WHIP in 2016) and a Rockies squad that ranks 28th in the Majors with a .675 defensive efficiency ratio.

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Yasmany Tomas: The second-year outfielder will be in prime position to improve on his lifetime .934 OPS against left-handers (.695 vs. righties) when he bats at his hitter-friendly home venue against the left-handed De La Rosa and an unreliable Rockies relief corps. Tomas could be part of a productive lineup, as the D-backs lead the Majors with an .816 OPS against southpaws.

Robinson Cano: Hitting .299 with 32 homers and 86 RBIs across 576 at-bats, the second baseman continues to be one of the top producers at his premium position. Cano could have an excellent game when he brings his lofty lifetime .890 OPS against right-handers (.778 vs. lefties) into a matchup with Angels righty Alex Meyer (career 10.24 ERA, 2.48 WHIP).

Kyle Seager: The third baseman could add to his impressive 2016 totals of 28 homers and 92 RBIs across 524 at-bats when he takes his lifetime 129 wRC+ against right-handers (101 vs. lefties) into a matchup with the right-handed Meyer (career 7.87 FIP). Seager could also excel late in the game against an Angels bullpen that will operate without injured anchors Huston Street and Cam Bedrosian.

Video: SEA@OAK: Seager belts solo shot in the 7th

Kris Bryant: With 37 homers, 94 RBIs and 113 runs scored across 625 plate appearances, the third baseman has been one of the most productive players in baseball this season. Bryant could continue to excel when he brings his in-season 1.049 OPS against left-handers (.931 vs. righties) into a matchup with Cardinals southpaw Jaime Garcia (4.58 ERA, 1.57 WHIP in 2016).

Gregory Polanco: The outfielder could reach base often or display his power when he brings his lifetime .331 wOBA against right-handers (.262 vs. lefties) into a matchup with righty Alec Asher (career 7.71 ERA, 1.57 WHIP) and a Phillies bullpen that ranks 25th in baseball with a 4.48 ERA. With 21 homers, 82 RBIs and 12 steals across 525 plate appearances this season, Polanco possesses the diverse skill set that is coveted by DraftKings participants.

David Ortiz: In his legendary career, the slugger has registered an impressive .295/.397/.584 slash line against right-handers. Ortiz could improve on his excellent 2016 statistics of 32 homers, 110 RBIs and a .315 average across 466 at-bats when he faces Orioles righty Dylan Bundy (4.52 FIP, 1.37 WHIP in 2016).

Jackie Bradley Jr.: In his breakout 2016 season, the outfielder has registered a .929 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .671 mark vs. lefties. Bradley could be part of a productive lineup against the right-handed Bundy, as the Red Sox lead the Majors with an .825 OPS against righties.

Joey Votto: With a .418/.509/.654 slash line in the second half, the first baseman will be in fine form when he brings his impressive lifetime .317/.435/.549 slash line against right-handers into a matchup with Brewers righty Matt Garza (4.36 ERA, 1.48 WHIP in 2016).

Video: CIN@PIT: Votto crushes a solo home run to right

Freddie Freeman: The first baseman could reach base often or drive in multiple runs when he brings his lifetime .385 wOBA against right-handers (.331 vs. lefties) into a matchup with Marlins righty Jake Esch, who owns a 4.82 ERA and a 1.61 WHIP across two career starts.

Buster Posey: With a lofty lifetime .324/.388/.550 slash line against left-handers, the catcher will be poised to deliver elite production at a premium position when he tangles with southpaw Clayton Richard (career 4.22 ERA, 1.40 WHIP) and a Padres bullpen that ranks 24th in the Majors with a 4.32 ERA.

Mike Trout: The outfielder has proven to be one of the best in baseball against right-handers by posting a lifetime .312/.405/.573 slash line in those matchups. Trout could post a substantial DraftKings total when he faces Mariners righty Taijuan Walker, who has logged an 8.78 ERA and a 3.0 HR/9 rate across his past six starts.

Ivan Nova: Having posted a 2.53 ERA and a 32-to-2 strikeout-to-walk ratio since joining the Pirates on Aug. 1, the right-hander is in fine form heading into a matchup with a Phillies lineup that ranks 29th in the Majors with a .687 OPS against righties.

Albert Suarez: With a lifetime 4.37 ERA, the right-hander could be a cost-effective second starter in DraftKings contests when he works at his pitcher-friendly home park against a Padres lineup that ranks last in baseball in OPS vs. righties (.672) and second in total strikeouts (1,330).

Danny Duffy: With a 3.13 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP, the left-hander has been one of the most effective pitchers in the American League this season. Duffy could continue to limit the opposition when he works at his pitcher-friendly home park against an A's lineup that ranks 27th in baseball with a .685 OPS against lefties.

Video: KC@BOS: Duffy sits down Leon in the 3rd inning

Dan Straily: With a 7-2 record and a 3.13 ERA since the All-Star break, the right-hander has made a major impact in many recent DraftKings contests. Straily could continue to have success when he faces a Brewers lineup that ranks 23rd in the Majors in OPS vs. righties (.721) and first in total strikeouts (1,354).

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

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