Sunday brings us a nine-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.


1. Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox will be taking on Chris Tillman this afternoon, who has completely fallen apart as of late. Since returning on May 7th, Tillman is averaging 6.3 FPPG with a .369 wOBA at home to go with a .475 SLG. The Red Sox continue to be one of the best hitting clubs on the road this season, posting a .330 wOBA with a .434 SLG and a .335 OBP. A Red Sox stack will be expensive this afternoon, but they could be in line to do some serious damage, as they have one of the highest projected run totals at 5.1.

Players to Consider

  • Mookie Betts ($4,900)
  • Andrew Benintendi ($3,600)
  • Xander Bogaerts ($5,100)
  • Hanley Ramirez ($4,000)
  • Mitch Moreland ($4,100)

2. L.A. Dodgers

The Dodgers have the luxury of taking on Zach Davies at home, a place that he’s been having issues almost all season long. Davies has posted a .407 wOBA in his 30 home innings with a .557 SLG and a .400 OBP against opposing hitters. Davies has also split his home runs evenly this season, with five of his 10 coming at home. Unlike the Red Sox, the Dodgers are quite an inexpensive stack this afternoon and allows room to load up on pitching.

  • Logan Forsythe ($4,00)
  • Corey Seager ($4,100)
  • Yasmani Grandal ($3,800)
  • Adrian Gonzalez ($3,400)
  • Cody Bellinger ($4,800)


3. Arizona Diamondbacks

A day after being no-hit by Edinson Volquez, the Diamondbacks will get a matchup with Vance Worley. He’s only pitched in three games this season (two starts) and is allowing a 44% hard-hit rate during that span with a 222 ft batted ball distance. You may be surprised, but the D-Backs own the lowest wOBA in the league on the road at .281. With that being said, I can’t imagine a scenario where Vance Worley shuts this team down today. In his nine innings as a starter, Worley has allowed five runs on eight hits with two home runs.

Players to Consider

  • Gregor Blanco ($3,300)
  • David Peralta ($4,100)
  • Paul Goldschmidt ($5,300)
  • Jake Lamb ($5,200)
  • Yasmany Tomas ($3,700)

4. Atlanta Braves

The Braves will face off against Amir Garrett, who is returning off the disabled list due to a hip injury. Before his injury, Garrett was allowing a 42% hard hit rate to opposing hitters while averaging just 3.3 FPPG in that span. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Garrett allowed six home runs in that span of 15 innings with 15 runs. The Braves have hit left-handed pitchers very well this season and own one of the lowest K% at 18.9. I think the Braves have a ton of upside today.

Players to Consider

  • Ender Inciarte ($4,400)
  • Brandon Phillips ($3,500)
  • Nick Markakis ($3,400)
  • Matt Kemp ($5,200)
  • Tyler Flowers ($4,000)

5. Philadephia Phillies

Matt Moore at home is a fantastic play. How can you disregard 20.7 FPPG in five starts? Well, good news for us is that he’s on the road today, where he averages 4.8 FPPG. In six road starts, Moore has pitched 30 innings allowing 30 runs (26 earned) on 42 hits with six home runs and a 24:15 K:BB ratio. The Phillies don’t have great numbers against left-handed pitching, but this will likely be an overlooked stack against someone who has struggled in almost every road start.

Players to Consider

  • Cesar Hernandez ($3,100)
  • Aaron Altherr ($3,500)
  • Michael Saunders ($3,000)
  • Tommy Joseph ($3,200)
  • Cameron Rupp ($2,600)


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