Daily Trends: May 15th
Thursday's matchup piece is available. Who do you need to have in your lineup or out of it?
I'm feeling a bit frisky today. Got some links to share, some thoughts to share, some players to bash. Pretty much everything you've come to expect from the Oracle in my daily look at pitcher versus batter matchups.
DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day
Ryan Braun is back and he's got a matchup that's looking pretty tasty. Wandy Rodriguez is slated to make his return Thursday and in 49 career at-bats Braun is batting .367 with four homers, eight doubles and 11 RBIs against him. The result is a 1.222 OPS. Jonathan Lucroy figures to get into the act too since he's at .333-1-5 in 21 at-bats. Lyle Overbay is also hitting .444 (18 ABs) while Rickie Weeks is at .298 with two homers and nine RBIs over 47 at-bats.
Starlin Castro has shown a better power stroke than expected this...