Daily Trends: August 7th
I'm good with plants. I never knew I had a green thumb, but turns out I do. Thanks grandpa. I'm also pretty good at digging – see what I did there? – into the data. I've done just that in this piece as I've attempted to illuminate matchups for August 7th.
* 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
Gordon Beckham has hit .315 with two homers in 89 at-bats against lefties. He faces Roenis Elias Thursday. Moises Sierra has also hit .313 in 48 lefty Continue...
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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.
- Matt Shoemaker will start Game 2
- Rams name Austin Davis the starting QB
- Ogbonnaya & Reaves splitting the first-team reps
- Carson Palmer will seek a 2nd opinion
- Knowshon Moreno says he's 4 weeks away
- Bridgewater is a game-time decision for Thursday
- Locker expects to start Sunday
- Andre Johnson said his ankle is perfectly fine
- Ndamukong Suh angered by free agency speculation
- Arians: Carson Palmer shoulder getting better
RT @jaysonst: Edinson Volquez in the month of September: One HR, 4 ER. Edinson Volquez on one pitch to Brandon Crawford: One HR, 4 ER.