Saturday night brings us as an eight-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. Arizona Diamondbacks

The D-Backs will be taking on Luis Castillo tonight, who has performed quite well in his first three starts. During that span, Castillo is averaging 15.9 fantasy points while allowing eight runs in 16.1 innings. However, he’s also given up five home runs and now has a matchup at Chase Field. The D-Backs own the highest wOBA at home this season at .360. This could be the first start that rocks Castillo’s young career.

Players to Consider

  • Jake Lamb ($5,300)
  • Paul Goldschmidt ($5,500)
  • A.J. Pollock ($4,500)
  • David Peralta ($4,000)
  • Chris Owings ($4,200)


2. Texas Rangers

The Rangers have the luxury of facing Jesse Chavez tonight at home in Texas. Chavez on the road has been a nightmare, posting a .378 wOBA with a .543 SLG and 11 of his 19 home runs. Chavez is coming off his worst month of the season, posting a .367 wOBA in 25.2 innings with a .510 SLG with five home runs. The Rangers have been quietly moving up the ranks regarding offense and now sport a .340 wOBA at home.

  • Carlos Gomez ($4,900)
  • Nomar Mazara ($4,300)
  • Rougned Odor ($4,200)
  • Shin-soo Choo ($4,500)
  • Adrian Beltre ($4,600)


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3. Colorado Rockies

Jose Quintana has been pitching much better as of late, but I’m not exactly keen on rostering him tonight. To his credit, Quintana posted a .249 wOBA in the month of June with a .287 SLG and a .275 OBP. Overall, Quintana has also been good on the road, posting a .288 wOBA and a .361 SLG. With that being said, Coors Field is still Coors Field. I don’t think you need to be reminded that the Rockies are one of the best hitting clubs at home and overall have a .326 wOBA against lefties with a .439 SLG.

Players to Consider

  • Charlie Blackmon ($5,400)
  • Trevor Story ($4,000)
  • Mark Reynolds ($4,500)
  • DJ LeMahieu ($4,100)
  • Nolan Arenado ($4,900)


4. Chicago White Sox

Naturally, we have to also take a look at the other team playing at Coors Field as well. The White Sox will be facing off against Jeff Hoffman, who has seen better days at Coors Field. Entering this start, Hoffman owns a .359 wOBA at home with a .505 SLG and four home runs allowed in 22.1 innings. The White Sox hang around league average regarding offensive numbers on the road, sporting a .316 wOBA with a .426 SLG. For a team that’s playing at Coors Field, the White Sox are an awfully cheap stack tonight.

Players to Consider

  • Todd Frazier ($4,100)
  • Jose Abreu ($4,600)
  • Melky Cabrera ($4,500)
  • Adam Engel ($3,700)
  • Alen Hanson ($3,600)

 


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