Godzilla. Beer goggles. Old animals. Oh yeah, there will also be discussion of batter versus pitcher data. That's why we're here right? Sometimes I get carried away with the fun stuff and forget about why I'm really here.

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day
 
Yonder Alonso stinks, but he's hitting .500 with a homer in 12 at-bats against Edwin Jackson. Maybe Jedd Gyorko gets things going Friday given that he's produced four hits and five RBIs off EJax (six AB). One of the hits was a homer.

Marlon Byrd continues to have a strong season and that could keep going Friday even thought Clayton Kershaw is on the bound. Byrd is 6-for-11 against the lefty.

Melky Cabrera keeps on hitting. Don't look for that to stop Friday when he takes on Scott Kazmir as the slap hitting has hit .409 with a homer in 22 at-bats in the matchup.

Miguel Cabrera will look to tee off on Scott Baker Friday. He has hit three homers, driven in 11 runs and batted .343 in 35...

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