Saturday night brings us as a seven-game slate of baseball. Let’s jump right into all the information, and as always, you can get me on the ol’ Twitter machine @SBuchanan24.

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1. New York Yankees

The Yankees continue their series at Minute Maid Park tonight, as they get set to take on Francis Martes. He’s only made two starts thus far, but his command has been extremely volatile. In just 7.2 innings, Martes has walked seven batters and owns a WHIP just over two. This will indeed pose a problem against a Yankees team that is third in the league in BB% on the road with a 9.7 mark. Aside from the walks, the Yankees are one of the best offensive clubs on the road, posting a .329 wOBA with a .422 SLG and a .341 OBP.

Players to Consider

  • Aaron Judge ($5,700)
  • Gary Sanchez ($5,100)
  • Brett Gardner ($4,500)
  • Didi Gregorius ($4,200)
  • Jacoby Ellsbury ($3,900)


2. Cleveland Indians

Jordan Zimmermann has been a target all season long and tonight should be no different. Admittedly, Zimmerman had been pitching well this month but resorted back to normalcy against the Padres his last time out. Over his last three starts, Zimmermann is allowing a 43% hard hit rate with a batted ball distance of 251 ft. The Indians are tied with the Yankees with a .329 road wOBA to go with a .435 SLG and a .334 OBP.

  • Edwin Encarnacion ($4.700)
  • Jose Ramirez ($5,300)
  • Francisco Lindor ($4,700)
  • Jason Kipnis ($4,400)
  • Michael Brantley ($4,500)


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3. L.A. Dodgers

The Dodgers are one of the top-hitting teams against left-handed pitching and tonight will face off against Dillon Overton. His last appearance was his first start of the year against the Mariners. He lasted 4.1 innings allowing five runs on seven hits with no walks or strikeouts and two home runs allowed. In his prior appearances, Overton was allowing a 37% hard hit rate with a batted ball distance of 232 ft. Heading into tonight, the Dodgers sport a .343 wOBA with a .454 SLG and a .346 OBP. The downfall here will be the price of the Dodgers stack, as it’ll be costly to fit onto your roster.

Players to Consider

  • Cody Bellinger ($5,600)
  • Chris Taylor ($4,300)
  • Justin Turner ($4,700)
  • Corey Seager ($5,400)
  • Logan Forsythe ($3,200)


4. Seattle Mariners

Ricky Nolasco shocked and surprised in his last start against the Dodgers, scoring 24 fantasy points through 6.1 innings of shutout baseball. However, that won’t stop me from stacking the Mariners against him this evening. On the season, Nolasco is allowing a 36% hard hit rate to opposing hitters with a batted ball distance of 218 ft. He’s faced this Mariners club once already and allowed four runs on eight hits in just 4.1 innings of work. Seattle also could go overlooked tonight, due to the recent success of Nolasco.

Players to Consider

  • Robinson Cano ($5,000)
  • Nelson Cruz ($4,700)
  • Kyle Seager ($4,200)
  • Jean Segura ($4,700)
  • Ben Gamel ($4,400)

 


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