We’ve got 14 games on tonight’s main slate, including a good chance they play ball at Coors Field after last night was PPD (there’s a doubleheader today with an afternoon game). Outside of Coors, there are plenty of other nice teams to stack. Below are my top five.

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1. WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Bryce Harper homered in his return from a groin injury last night against a RHP at Camden Yards, and will have a chance to do so again tonight against Ubaldo Jimenez. Jimenez is sporting a 6.58 ERA this season, but it balloons to 9.39 in his home ballpark. The Nats’ power bats are all in play tonight.

Players to Consider

  • Bryce Harper ($5,400)
  • Daniel Murphy ($5,000)
  • Ryan Zimmerman ($4,900)
  • Trea Turner ($5,200)
  • Jayson Werth ($4,200)
  • Matt Wieters ($3,800)


2. BOSTON RED SOX

The Sox are projected for nearly five runs in Milwaukee, going up against RHP Wily Peralta. Peralta has been abysmal at home this season, giving up five dingers in 14 innings, and allowing a .345 average to hitters en route to a 6.43 ERA. This Sox lineup can feast on that, particularly the LHB.

Players to Consider

  • Andrew Benintendi ($4,400)
  • Jackie Bradley Jr. ($4,500)
  • Mookie Betts ($5,200)
  • Dustin Pedroia ($4,200)
  • Xander Bogaerts ($4,700)
  • Hanley Ramirez ($4,800)


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3. HOUSTON ASTROS

Houston’s also projected for five runs, playing at home against none other than The Big Sexy … that’d be the timeless Bartolo Colon. The big righty does have an ERA well over six so far this season (and much closer to seven on the road), though, so the ‘Stros shouldn’t have a tough time getting to the old timer. Carlos Beltran has a history of crushing Colon, hitting .277 but bashing four homers against him in his career.

Players to Consider

  • Carlos Beltran ($3,800)
  • Jose Altuve ($4,900)
  • George Springer ($4,500)
  • Carlos Correa ($4,800)
  • Brian McCann ($3,400)
  • Josh Reddick ($3,600)


4. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

The Diamondbacks are at home! The Diamondbacks are at home! Now, the downside is that they’ll face Justin Verlander, but he’s been hittable this season. Verlander’s 4.21 ERA is uncharacteristic, but it gets WAY worse on the road — 8.80 ERA (basically, 15 runs in 15 innings). The D-Backs are the only team in MLB hitting over .300 at home, and also have scored the most runs in their home ballpark (110 in 17 games).

Players to Consider

  • Paul Goldschmidt ($4,700)
  • Jake Lamb ($4,000)
  • David Peralta ($3,500)
  • A.J. Pollock ($3,900)
  • Yasmany Tomas ($3,700)
  • Chris Owings ($3,500)


5. COORS FIELD

Let’s try this again. If you faded Coors last night it worked out fantastic, but they’re likely going to get these games in, and we can’t ignore the Cubs playing in the most hitter-friendly park. LHP Kyle Freeland has been awesome this season, putting forward two impressive starts out of three at home. One of them he felt the Coors effect, though, allowing six runs to the Padres. Hard to image the Cubs won’t bother him. On the flip side John Lackey has been smacked around pretty good by the current Rockies, who hit .309 against him. Stack ’em up! Don’t be afraid to combined these teams, just make sure we know the weather is clear.

Players to Consider

  • Carlos Gonzalez ($4,500)
  • Ian Desmond ($4,800)
  • Nolan Arenado ($5,300)
  • DJ LeMahieu ($4,450)
  • Charlie Blackmon $5,500)
  • Gerardo Parra ($3,900)
  • Kris Bryant ($5,500)
  • Ben Zobrist ($4,800)
  • Addison Russell ($4,400)
  • Wilson Contraras ($4,400)
  • Kyle Schwarber ($4,700)
  • Anthony Rizzo ($5,600)

 


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