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.Carlos Gonzalez: In his career, the outfielder has fared best when facing right-handers (.304/.368/.566 slash line) and at his hitter-friendly home park (.330/.390/.624 slash line).
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The players listed below could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Tuesday.
Carlos Gonzalez: In his career, the outfielder has fared best when facing right-handers (.304/.368/.566 slash line) and at his hitter-friendly home park (.330/.390/.624 slash line). Gonzalez could go deep or drive in multiple runs when he hits at home against Yankees righty Nathan Eovaldi (career 4.13 ERA, 1.38 WHIP).
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Charlie Blackmon: The outfielder could excel when he brings his lifetime .794 OPS against right-handers (.742 vs. lefties) into a matchup with the right-handed Eovaldi, who in his career has allowed left-handed hitters such as Blackmon to post a .784 OPS (.670 OPS allowed to righty batters). Blackmon could also swipe a base against Brian McCann, who has allowed more steals than all but five catchers in 2016.
Nick Hundley: Since joining the Rockies at the outset of 2015, the catcher has posted an .830 OPS against right-handers (.729 vs. lefties) and a .921 OPS at home (.677 on the road). Hundley could provide production at a premium position when he hits at home against the right-handed Eovaldi (4.42 ERA in 2016).
Danny Valencia: Hitting .335 with 10 homers across 168 at-bats, the third baseman has made a major impact in many 2016 DraftKings contests. Valencia could excel when he brings his lifetime .888 OPS against left-handers (.681 vs. righties) into a matchup with southpaw Martin Perez (career 4.01 ERA, 1.39 WHIP) and a Rangers relief corps that ranks 29th in the Majors with a 4.82 ERA.
Marcus Semien: With 12 homers across 206 at-bats, the shortstop has been one of the most powerful players at his premium position this season. Semien could thrive when he brings his lifetime .845 OPS against left-handers (.657 vs. righties) into a matchup with the left-handed Perez, who in his career has allowed right-handed hitters such as Semien to post a .760 OPS (.637 OPS allowed to lefty batters).
Miguel Cabrera: With an impressive lifetime .322/.389/.563 slash line against right-handers, the first baseman has proven to wield a potent bat in those matchups. Cabrera could go deep or drive in multiple runs when he faces White Sox righty Miguel Gonzalez (career 4.66 FIP, 1.3 HR/9 rate) at hitter-friendly U.S. Cellular Field.
Starlin Castro: The second baseman could provide production at a premium position when he brings his lifetime .760 OPS against left-handers (.712 vs. righties) into a matchup with the left-handed De La Rosa and an unreliable Rockies relief corps. In his career, De La Rosa has allowed right-handed hitters such as Castro to post a .797 OPS (.645 OPS allowed to lefty batters).
Mike Trout: With a lifetime .311/.399/.571 slash line against right-handers, the outfielder has proven to be one of the best in baseball during those matchups. Trout may be worth a notable investment in DraftKings contests when he tangles with righty Ervin Santana (4.77 ERA, 1.46 WHIP in 2016) and a Twins bullpen that ranks 26th in the Majors with a 4.58 ERA.
Kole Calhoun: The outfielder could thrive when he brings his lifetime .777 OPS against right-handers (.725 vs. lefties) into a matchup with the right-handed Santana, who has posted a 4.28 ERA and a 1.35 WHIP since joining the Twins at the outset of 2015. Also of note: Calhoun will attempt to put balls into play against a Twins squad that ranks last in the Majors with a .658 defensive efficiency ratio.
Josh Donaldson: Since joining the Blue Jays at the outset of 2015, the third baseman has posted a .282/.360/.540 slash line against right-handers and a .320/.394/.617 slash line at his hitter-friendly home park. Donaldson could post an impactful DraftKings total when he hits at home against Phillies righty Zach Eflin, who will be making his first career start.
Michael Saunders: With a lifetime .724 OPS against right-handers that exceeds his .684 mark vs. lefties, the outfielder -- who is hitting .311 with 11 homers across 209 at-bats this season -- could have a great game at the expense of the inexperienced righty Eflin and a Phillies bullpen that ranks 23rd in baseball with a 4.19 ERA.
Jason Kipnis: The second baseman has long fared best vs. right-handers, against whom has posted a lifetime .806 OPS (.658 vs. lefties). Kipnis could display his power or reach base often when he faces Royals fly-ball-prone righty Chris Young, who owns a lifetime 1.2 HR/9 rate and has logged a 6.37 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP this season.
Jordan Zimmermann: With a lifetime 3.31 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP, the right-hander has the skills to spin a gem when he faces a White Sox lineup that ranks 27th in baseball with a .685 OPS against righties.
Josh Tomlin: With a 3.48 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP, the right-hander has been a cost-effective option in many 2016 DraftKings contests. The fly-ball-prone Tomlin will be in prime position to deliver a stellar start when he works at pitcher-friendly Kauffman Stadium against a Royals lineup that ranks last in the American League with 54 homers.
Julio Teheran: With a 2.85 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP this season, the right-hander has bounced back from a down year in 2015. Teheran could post a notable DraftKings total when he works at his pitcher-friendly home park against a Reds lineup that ranks 22nd in baseball with a .701 OPS against righties.
Marcus Stroman: Having produced 7.58 ERA across his past five starts, the right-hander could have a reduced price tag in DraftKings contests when he faces a Phillies lineup that ranks 28th in the Majors with a .662 OPS against righties. Also working in Stroman's favor: The righty will work in front of a Blue Jays squad that ranks third in the Majors with a .710 defensive efficiency ratio.
All statistics are accurate through the completion of Sunday's games.
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