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.Eric Hosmer: The owner of a lifetime .346 wOBA against right-handers in comparison to a .300 mark vs. lefties, Hosmer has the
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.
Eric Hosmer: The owner of a lifetime .346 wOBA against right-handers in comparison to a .300 mark vs. lefties, Hosmer has the skills to excel against Twins rookie righty José Berríos (8.88 ERA, 1.99 WHIP). The first baseman could also thrive late in the game against a Minnesota bullpen that ranks 25th in baseball with a 4.64 ERA.
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Kendrys Morales: From the heart of the lineup, the slugger could hit a homer or drive in multiple runs when he faces the rookie righty Berrios (6.52 FIP) and a Twins squad that ranks 30th in the Majors with a .665 defensive efficiency ratio.
Brandon Moss: The outfielder has long fared best vs. right-handers, against whom he owns a lifetime .232 ISO (.152 vs. lefties). Moss could hit his 28th homer of the season or drive in multiple runs when he faces the inexperienced righty Stephenson (29 innings) and an unreliable Reds bullpen.
Corey Seager: Hitting .313 with 26 homers and 103 runs across 668 plate appearances, the shortstop is having one of the best rookie seasons in recent memory. Seager could continue to thrive when he brings his impressive lifetime .338/.398/.568 slash line against right-handers into a matchup with righty Paul Clemens (career 5.12 ERA, 1.53 WHIP) and a Padres relief corps that ranks 23rd in baseball with a 4.14 ERA.
Adrián González: From the heart of the lineup, the first baseman could drive in multiple runs when he brings his lifetime 140 wRC+ against right-handers (108 vs. lefties) into a matchup with the right-handed Clemens (4.48 ERA, 1.56 WHIP in 2016) and an unreliable Padres bullpen.
Mitch Moreland: With a lifetime .784 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .671 mark vs. lefties, the first baseman will be in prime position to go deep when he bats at his offense-inducing home park against Brewers righty Jimmy Nelson (4.50 ERA, 1.52 WHIP in 2016). In his career, Nelson has allowed left-handed hitters such as Moreland to post an .818 OPS (.687 OPS allowed to righty batters).
Nomar Mazara: The rookie outfielder will be in prime position to improve on his solid .284/.338/.476 slash line against right-handers when he tangles with the right-handed Nelson (career 4.33 ERA, 1.39 WHIP) and a Brewers bullpen that lacks reliable options after trading Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress in late July.
Mike Trout: With a lifetime .311/.405/.569 slash line against right-handers, the outfielder has proven to wield a potent bat during those matchups. Trout could post a game-changing DraftKings total when he faces A's rookie righty Daniel Mengden (5.74 ERA, 1.54 WHIP).
Denard Span: The outfielder could reach base often and score multiple runs when he brings his lifetime .760 OPS against right-handers (.697 vs. lefties) into a matchup with rookie righty German Márquez (4.03 FIP, 1.45 WHIP) and a Rockies bullpen that ranks last in baseball with a 5.13 ERA.
David Ortiz: Heading into the final days of his legendary career, the slugger owns an impressive lifetime .295/.398/.586 slash line against righties. Ortiz could add to his 2016 totals of 37 homers and 124 RBIs across 517 at-bats when he bats at homer-happy Yankee Stadium against rookie righty Luis Cessa (4.30 ERA, 2.3 HR/9 rate).
Miguel Cabrera: With a lifetime .321/.389/.561 slash line against right-handers, the first baseman has proven to be one of the best during those matchups. Cabrera could add to his impressive 2016 totals of 34 homers and 95 RBIs across 572 at-bats when he tangles with Indians rookie righty Mike Clevinger (4.65 ERA, 1.39 WHIP).
José De León: One of the most talented prospects in baseball, De Leon produced a 2.61 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP in the Minors this season. The right-hander could deliver a stellar start when he faces a Padres lineup that ranks last in baseball with a .672 OPS against righties.
Chris Sale: With a 3.19 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP, the left-hander has been one of the most effective starters in the American League this season. Sale could spin a gem when he faces a Rays lineup that ranks 24th in baseball with a .659 OPS against lefties since trading away right-handed hitters Steve Pearce and Brandon Guyer on Aug. 1.
Ricky Nolasco: DraftKings participants who look past the right-hander's 4.60 ERA this year will notice that he has produced a 1.80 mark across his past five starts. Nolasco could continue his strong finish when he works at his pitcher-friendly home park against an A's lineup that ranks 27th in the Majors with a .703 OPS against righties.
Julio Teheran: With a 3.10 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP this season, the right-hander has the skills to succeed against a Phillies lineup that ranks 29th in baseball with a .692 OPS against righties. Teheran could benefit from the work of an improved Braves lineup that ranks fourth in the Majors with 117 runs scored this month.
All statistics are accurate through the completion of Sunday's games.
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