Monday through Friday each week The Oracle will give his thoughts on the best and worst matchups of the day.

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day

Jose Bautista blasted away all spring and he should keep on bashing against David Price who he has hit .342 with five homers against in just 38 at-bats.

Billy Butler will get two hits. That is the lock of the day. 'But Ray, he's facing Justin Verlander. Are you off your medication?' Maybe the most amazing number you will ever see is this: .441. That's the batting average of Butler against Verlander as he's racked up 30 hits in 68 at-bats. For his career Justin Verlander has allowed batters to hit .235.

Miguel Cabrera is literally sleeping on a mattress filled with $10,000 bills and he wipes his backside with hundreds (I know his maid). He also unleashes ungodly fury on James Shields hitting .425 with a couple of bombs in 40 at-bats. Torii Hunter gets no fancy prose, but he too hits Shields well (.326...

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