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 Tuesday.Jose Abreu: Since arriving to the Majors in 2014, the first baseman has posted an impressive .299/.356/.539 slash line against right-handers. Abreu could put a
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The players listed below could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Tuesday.
Jose Abreu: Since arriving to the Majors in 2014, the first baseman has posted an impressive .299/.356/.539 slash line against right-handers. Abreu could put a ball into the outfield seats at hitter-friendly Rogers Centre when he faces righty R.A. Dickey (career 4.31 FIP, 1.1 HR/9 rate). Rogers Centre has proven to be especially homer-happy for right-handed batters.
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Stephen Vogt: As a big leaguer, Vogt has produced a .766 OPS against right-handers in comparison to a .643 mark vs. lefties. The catcher could provide production at a premium position when he faces Tigers righty Mike Pelfrey (career 4.51 ERA, 1.49 WHIP).
Jason Kipnis: The second baseman has long fared best vs. right-handers, against whom he has registered a lifetime .813 OPS (.653 vs. lefties). From his premium lineup spot, Kipnis could reach base often against Twins righty Ricky Nolasco (career 4.51 ERA, 1.32 WHIP). He may also swipe a base against Kurt Suzuki, who allowed more steals than all but two catchers in 2015.
Lonnie Chisenhall: With a career .723 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .655 mark vs. lefties, Chisenhall could be a cost-effective option in DraftKings contests when he faces the righty Nolasco, who has logged a 5.36 ERA and a 1.50 WHIP since joining the Twins in 2014.
Eric Hosmer: Hitting out of the cleanup spot, Hosmer could display his power against Angels fly-ball-prone right-hander Jered Weaver (4.49 ERA since the outset of 2015). In his career, Hosmer has posted an .804 OPS against righties that exceeds his .689 mark vs. southpaws.
Kendrys Morales: Morales could have an outstanding game when he puts his lifetime .816 OPS against right-handers (.740 vs. righties) to the test against Weaver (4.1 FIP in 2015), who has dealt with a notable drop in velocity in recent seasons.
Mike Moustakas: From his premium lineup spot, Moustakas could maximize his opportunities to reach base often and score multiple runs as part of a Royals stack -- including Hosmer, Morales and outfielder Jarrod Dyson -- against Weaver. In his career, Moustakas has produced a .723 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .672 mark vs. lefties.
Travis Shaw: Since making his big league debut on May 8, 2015, Shaw has posted a solid .273/.350/.448 slash line against right-handers. The third baseman could have a terrific game when he faces Braves righty Matt Wisler, who in his career has allowed left-handed batters such as Shaw to produce a .946 OPS (.629 OPS allowed to righty batters).
Brian McCann: McCann will be in position to go deep when he brings his lifetime .825 OPS against right-handers (.754 vs. lefties) into a matchup with fly-ball-prone righty A.J. Griffin (career 4.36 FIP) at hitter-friendly Globe Life Park in Arlington. The catcher could also excel late in the game against a Rangers relief corps that ranks 27th in the Majors with a 5.40 ERA.
Corey Seager: Since his arrival to the Majors on Sept. 3, 2015, the shortstop has posted a lofty .310/.386/.504 slash line against right-handers. Seager could provide DraftKings participants with premier production form a premium position when he faces Marlins righty Tom Koehler (career 4.12 ERA, 1.35 WHIP).
Jordy Mercer: With a mediocre career .259/.311/.379 slash line, the shortstop could provide cost-effective production at a premium position when he brings his lifetime .882 OPS against left-handers (.635 vs. righties) into a matchup with southpaw Jorge De La Rosa (career 4.62 ERA, 1.44 WHIP) at hitter-friendly Coors Field. Mercer could also excel against a Rockies bullpen that ranks 29th in the Majors with a 5.62 ERA.
Andrew McCutchen: The superstar outfielder owns an impressive lifetime .326/.411/.562 slash line against left-handers, which puts him in perfect position to post a difference-making total in DraftKings contests when he faces the lefty De La Rosa (4.76 ERA, 1.42 WHIP since the start of 2015) at offense-inducing Coors Field.
Denard Span: Hitting leadoff, Span may maximize his opportunities to reach base and score runs against Padres right-hander James Shields (4.45 FIP, 1.33 WHIP in 2015). A lifetime .293 hitter against righties, the outfielder could also swipe a base against Derek Norris, who allowed more steals than all but one catcher last season.
Max Scherzer: With a 2.99 ERA, a 1.03 WHIP and a 10.3 K/9 rate since the start of 2013, Scherzer could compile six-plus effective innings and a handful of whiffs when he works at home against the Phillies. Philadelphia ranks 21st in baseball with a .691 OPS against righties.
David Price: The left-hander will be poised to produce an eye-popping stat line when he works at pitcher-friendly Turner Field against a Braves lineup that ranks last in the Majors with a .523 OPS against lefties. Price could also pick up a win if his talented supporting cast has success against Wisler (career 4.45 ERA, 1.38 WHIP).
Clayton Kershaw: With a 1.90 ERA, a 0.88 WHIP and a 10.4 K/9 rate since the beginning of 2013, the left-hander is the consensus choice as the most dominant pitcher in baseball. Kershaw may be worth a major investment in DraftKings contests when he works at his pitcher-friendly home park against the Marlins.
Johnny Cueto: Cueto has eased concerns about his inconsistent finish to 2015 by going 3-1 with a 3.49 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP across his initial four starts with the Giants. The right-hander could continue to handle the Senior Circuit when he works at home against a Padres lineup that ranks 29th in the Majors with a .584 OPS against righties.
All statistics are accurate through the completion of Sunday's games.
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