Every team is in action on Tuesday night so there’s no shortage of stacking options. There are a lot of matchups that pop tonight, so here are my top five stacks for the main slate. Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter with comments or questions: @julianedlow.

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1. BOSTON RED SOX

It’s another steamy day in Boston, and some brief afternoon showers should clear up well before first pitch at Fenway. RHP Ben Lively has been solid in his first two starts, but he did let up three runs on the road to Atlanta in his last start. The Red Sox lineup is just a different animal in comparison to the other lineups Lively has faced. The Sox actually fell short of last night’s run projection by scoring six runs — which is what they’re projected for again tonight. RHB have seemed to have a little more production against Lively than LHB in the early stages of his career.

Players to Consider

  • Mookie Betts ($4,600)
  • Xander Bogaerts ($4,500)
  • Dustin Pedroia ($3,800)
  • Hanley Ramirez ($3,600)
  • Andrew Benintendi ($4,800)
  • Mitch Moreland ($4,600)


2. BALTIMORE ORIOLES

Baltimore will face LHP Derek Holland, who’s come completely undone lately. Holland entered June with a 2.37 ERA, but in his two starts this month he’s surrendered 14 runs in just seven innings, fueled by six home runs (three in each game). All 14 long balls he’s allowed this season have been by RHB, so it’s obvious who you want to target. The insanely underpriced Mark Trumbo has annihilated Holland throughout his career, going 15-for-47 with four walks, three doubles and FIVE homers, so he’s a perfect building block.

Players to Consider

  • Mark Trumbo ($3,400)
  • Manny Machado ($4,100)
  • Joey Rickard ($3,200)
  • Adam Jones ($3,600)
  • Jonathan Schoop ($4,200)
  • Welington Castillo ($3,300)


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3. HOUSTON ASTROS

Like Baltimore, Houston is projected for around five and a half runs on this slate. The ‘Stros will be opposite RHP Nick Martinez, who did just pitch 3.1 scoreless innings against this very lineup on June 4th. But go back earlier in the season and you’ll notice a much more encouraging 10-1 win the Astros had against Martinez earlier this season. Seven of those runs came with Martinez on the mound, thanks to three dingers. Overall, the Houston batters are hitting .302 against Martinez in 102 at-bats.

Players to Consider

  • Carlos Correa ($4,900)
  • Josh Reddick ($4,000)
  • Marwin Gonzalez ($4,300)
  • Carlos Beltran ($3,700)
  • Brian McCann ($4,400)
  • Jose Altuve ($4,700)


4. SEATTLE MARINERS

Seattle was one of my top stacks last week when they faced RHP Kyle Gibson, and they were quite a letdown. I’m sticking with the numbers here, though. This Mariners’ lineup should crush Gibson — who’s 6.52 ERA rises to 7.25 at home, where hitters have a .361 batting average against him. I don’t think the Mariners will blow this opportunity twice in one week.

Players to Consider

  • Nelson Cruz ($4,800)
  • Robinson Cano ($4,400)
  • Kyle Seager ($4,100)
  • Danny Valencia ($3,700)
  • Mike Zunino ($3,600)
  • Jarrod Dyson ($4,200)


5. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

This one’s more of a gut feeling than anything, but the Phillies are definitely cheap, and almost certainly will be very low owned. That means the potential to make for a fantastic contrarian stack. LHP David Price has made three starts this season, all on the road. Prior to his most recent start, he got into verbal altercations with multiple media members because … he didn’t like some of the things tweeted about him. He went out the next day and got smashed for six runs at Yankee Stadium. The $217 million dollar man has a rocky relationship with the fans and media in Boston, to say the least, so his first start at Fenway might not be such a warm welcome — something Price takes personally and has never responded well to. I’m looking for some Phillies’ RHB to leave the ballpark tonight.

Players to Consider

  • Aaron Altherr ($4,000)
  • Tommy Joseph ($3,400)
  • Howie Kendrick ($4,100)
  • Maikel Franco ($2,400)
  • Daniel Nava ($3,500)
  • Odubel Herrera ($4,000)

 


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