It's July 4th. You should be out having a good time with your family. Some of us though, the lucky few, still have some work to do. After all we want you to enjoy your day, and part of that enjoyment comes from the world of sports. Let Ray Flowers help you to set your baseball lineups for Independence Day. 

* NOTE: Players are listed in alphabetical order for the sake of making them easily sortable/findable. The matchups are also generated based on Batter vs. Pitcher data. Just because a player is not listed does not mean that he is a bad or good play. The players listed below are mentioned merely because of the BVP data for the matchup.

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day
 
Nelson Cruz has killed lefties this season and he's murdered Jon Lester throughout his career. In 24 at-bats Lester has given up a .458-3-5 line to Cruz who is also holding a 1.519 OPS. Adam Jones, Nelson's partner in crime against lefties, has bashed Lester to a .321 average and...

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