We have a nine-game slate here on Monday night, but the key will be keeping an eye on the rain. If you’re stacking Arizona you already know you’re all set weather-wise, but we could have some issues all across the East Coast and even into Chicago. So just make sure you follow the weather before selecting a stack.

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1. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

The Diamondbacks are at home, where they’ve had one of the best home-field advantages in baseball this season. Projected for 5.6 runs against RHP Miguel Gonzalez, who has a 4.88 ERA on the road, the D-Backs should be up to their usual tricks at Chase Field.

Players to Consider

  • Paul Goldschmidt ($5,500)
  • Jake Lamb ($5,600)
  • David Peralta ($4,500)
  • Yasmany Tomas ($4,200)
  • Chris Owings ($4,500)
  • Rey Fuentes ($3,400)


2. BALTIMORE ORIOLES

The O’s are projected for 5.4 runs at home tonight, where they’ll face RHP Kyle Gibson. Gibson’s been atrocious so far this season, entering tonight’s game with an 8.20 ERA. Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones, Seth Smith and Mark Trumbo have all homered off Gibson in the past, so needless to say, this has the potential to be a tough outing for him.

Players to Consider

  • Chris Davis ($4,700)
  • Mark Trumbo ($4,600)
  • Seth Smith ($3,600)
  • J.J. Hardy ($3,000)
  • Adam Jones ($4,200)
  • Manny Machado ($4,800)


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3. CHICAGO CUBS

First and foremost, remember the weather situation here. But if the rain holds off, the weather should actually be helpful with strong winds blowing out of the ballpark. The Cubs are projected for nearly six runs as they square off with LHP Ty Blach. Blach has been solid this season with a 4.15 ERA but has the ability to fall apart, like he did in his last start on the road when he allowed eight runs. RHB have significantly more success against Blach, so I’m starting my stack there.

Players to Consider

  • Kris Bryant ($5,100)
  • Ben Zobrist ($3,900)
  • Willson Contreras ($3,600)
  • Addison Russell ($3,700)
  • Albert Almora ($3,100)
  • Anthony Rizzo ($4,800)


4. MINNESOTA TWINS

Although the Twins might have a difficult time keeping up with the Orioles, they’re going to have a good chance against RHP Ubaldo Jimenez. His 7.04 ERA at home should give Minnesota a chance to rack up runs on the road. The power LHB are the place to start, with Jimenez allowing eight long balls to lefties so far this season.

Players to Consider

  • Joe Mauer ($3,900)
  • Max Kepler ($4,000)
  • Brian Dozier ($4,400)
  • Kennys Vargas ($3,900)
  • Jason Castro ($3,200)
  • Jorge Polanco ($3,600)


5. CLEVELAND INDIANS

The Indians are playing in Cincinnati, where they’ll be up against RHP Scott Feldman. Feldman’s 4.29 ERA is decent, but not that of an Opening Day starter as he was. The Indians are projected for 4.8 runs in what has been a very hitter-friendly ballpark. Even better, they have plenty of LHB/switch hitters at the top of that order to get to Feldman.

Players to Consider

  • Jason Kipnis ($4,300)
  • Francisco Lindor ($4,600)
  • Michael Brantley ($4,800)
  • Carlos Santana ($4,400)
  • Edwin Encarnacion ($4,100)
  • Jose Ramirez ($4,100)

 


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