There are some rather obvious lineup calls for Friday. There are also plenty of players who may or may not have such an obvious pass to success or failure. Ray Flowers will take you through the matchups in this piece and try to instill faith in your for the good matchups and to warn you away from the plays that could be disastrous.

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day

Carlos Beltran has a 1.048 OPS against left-handed pitching this year. Good luck Erik Bedard

Ryan Braun meet Charlie Morton. Baseball meet barrel of bat. Braun has hit .467 with a homer an a 1.356 OPS vs. Morton (18 PAs).

Melky Cabrera has been killing it on the young season. He should continue beating up the old baseball Friday against Justin Masterson who he has 12 hits against in 24 at-bats.

Prince Fielder faces a struggling starter Friday in Felipe Paulino. In 13 previous plate appearances Fielder is hitting .500 with a .692 OBP as he's gone deep twice versus Felipe....

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