Trying something a bit different. I'm going to try and make the correct calls. Hey, you make a ton a day, you can't help but lay some stinkers. Hopefully there's more up than down in today's look at Batter vs. Pitcher data.

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day
Adrian Beltre has hit .353 with a homer, two doubles, and four RBIs in 17 at-bats against Ubaldo Jimenez. The Orioles' starter has allowed a mere .235 batting average to lefties this season but righties have had much more success with a .276 mark.

Melky Cabrera is a big fan of Anibal Sanchez. I deduce that from his total of 10 hits in 18 at-bats. All singles though and, shockingly, no RBIs.

Curtis Granderson has hit .350 with three homers and seven RBIs against Jake Arrieta. Granderson is still struggling, but take a Continue...

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Ray Flowers 

trvalletta - Blue Jays are hitting 3.10 with 23 homers as a team the past two weeks. I'm not very interested in starting Sanchez.


Greetings! I guess I am a little worried about Anabal Sanchez for tonight. Should I start him against Toronto?

Ray Flowers 

Matthew Baumer - I think both are pretty much must starts. I'd favor Bailey over Kazmir long term, cant explain where this is coming from with Kazmir and he's a huge injury risk, but no reason not to start him at this point.

Matthew Baumer 

Hey Ray, you trust Kazmir and Homer tonight in innings limit league? trusted your judgement on lackey and it paid off after a slow start. Thanks

Ray Flowers 

rafael - Trying to be there for everyone... lots to do, but trying.


Good evening Mr. Ray. Thanks for posting this article earlier. Hopefully always published at this time every day. Do not know how help me on this. Best regards.

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About Ray Flowers

The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: Mon-Thurs 7 PM, Fri. 9 PM EDT), Ray also hosts a show Sunday night (7-10 PM EDT). Ray has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. Specializing in baseball, football and hockey, some consider him an expert in all three.

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