Ray Flowers was shocked by the 7-1 loss of Brazil to Germany in the semi-finals of the World Cup. Who wasn't? He was able to gather himself, of course, in time to breakdown the matchups for majior league play on Wednesday. Still shocking was that game of futbol.

* 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
Good matchups due to success at home:

Austin Jackson, seriously, has hit .310 in 42 games at home. J.D. Martinez is at .309 with seven homers in 81 at-bats. 

Steve Pearce has hit .374 with five homers in 91 at-bats. 

A.J. Pierzynski has hit .307 in 127 at-bats. Brock Holt has only one homer at Fenway, but he's...

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