*Top hitters and pitchers highlight exceptional matchups that may include stars, lesser-known players and those on your waiver wires.
When I put together my top hitters and pitchers I factor in several things. First, prior matchup history, whether the hitter is hot and the pitcher’s history against that type of batter. Also, these matchups are normally released in the morning so make sure that you double-check the weather leading up to games in case they were postponed or the player got the day off.
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Top DFS hitters for today:
Adam Lind vs. Clay Buchholz - hitting .347 (17/49) with 3 2Bs, a 3B, 2 HRs, 5 RBIs & 2 BBs
Adrian Beltre vs. Hisashi Iwakuma - hitting .357 (10/28) with a 2B, 3 HRs, 5 RBIs & a BB
Albert Pujols vs. Ricky Nolasco - hitting .545 (12/22) with 5 2Bs, 3 HRs & 10 RBIs
Josh Donaldson vs. Brett Overholtzer - hitting .462 (6/13) with 4 2Bs, a HR, 3 RBIs & 2 BBs
Chris Carter vs. Jeff Samardzija - hitting .417 (5/12) with 2 2Bs, 2 HRs, 4 RBIs & a BB
Chris Owings vs. Dan Haren - hitting .818 (9/11) 2 2Bs & a RBI
Austin Jackson vs. Scott Baker - hitting .353 (6/17) with 2 2Bs, a 3B, a HR, 2 RBIs & a BB
Ricky’s HR Guarantee: Adam Lind
Top DFS Pitcher for today:
Chris Sale vs. Cleveland Indians - Sale went 8 innings gave up 3 runs and struck out 9 in his last outing against the Indians. Sale is one of those pitchers I will always pay for.
Movie of the day: Fruitvale Station - Such a fantastic film which Michael B. Jordan just kills it. Folks the story is insane and is just a great overall film.
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