Martin Perez, TEX vs. CWS ($6,500): The White Sox own a 26.9 percent strikeout rate and .286 wOBA versus left-handed pitching on the road in the last three weeks, along with an anemic 73 wRC+. Perez scored 28 fantasy points in his last home start, and tallied between 20 and 28 fantasy points in three others at Globe Life Park since mid-June. He’s also hit or eclipsed 40 fantasy points in three starts overall this season, giving him some upside for tournaments at a bargain price.
Kurt Suzuki, ATL vs. CIN ($2,500): Suzuki gets a crack at Reds starter Robert Stephenson, who’s allowed a .411 wOBA, .526 xFIP and 34.8 percent hard contact rate to right-handed hitters on the road. Suzuki has seven of his 12 homers off right-handed pitching, along with a 31.7 percent hard contact rate. Reds relievers also have a 6.49 ERA and have allowed a .351 wOBA to righty bats on the road over the last three weeks.
Yonder Alonso, SEA at TAM ($3,000): The left-handed hitting Alonso draws a good matchup against Rays starter Jake Odorizzi, who’s allowed a .364 wOBA, including seven homers, to lefty bats at Tropicana Field. Alonso boasts a .383 wOBA, .253 ISO and 33.6 percent hard contact rate versus righties, as well as hits in five straight games after a slow start in Seattle.
Brandon Phillips, ATL vs. CIN ($2,600): The struggles of Stephenson – as well as those of the Cincinnati bullpen – against right-handed hitters on the road were detailed earlier, while Phillips checks in with a .340 wOBA and 30.8 percent hard contact rate against right-handed pitching at SunTrust Park. He’s also hit safely in six of his last seven with a pair of homers, and he owns a .348 wOBA overall at home.
Anthony Rendon, WAS at SDP ($3,300): Rendon has been lethal against southpaws on the road, as evidenced by a .487 wOBA, .353 ISO and 32.1 percent hard contact rate. He also boasts a 37.8 percent hard contact rate overall in 62 August plate appearances, while Padres starter Travis Wood has surrendered a .369 wOBA and 5.05 xFIP to right-handed hitters at home. San Diego relievers have also allowed a .322 wOBA (including six homers) to right-handed hitters at home in the last three weeks.
Marcus Semien, OAK at HOU ($3,400): Semien has tagged Astros starter Collin McHugh for a .444 average, including a homer and three RBI, over 21 plate appearances. McHugh has a 5.29 ERA and has surrendered a .380 wOBA over his last three starts, and has yielded a 25.0 percent HR/FB rate and 33.3 percent hard contact rate to righty bats at Minute Maid Park. The Astros bullpen has also allowed a .347 wOBA to right-handed hitters at home in the last three weeks.
Josh Reddick, HOU vs. OAK ($3,400): Reddick’s body of work against righties at home includes a .401 wOBA and .230 ISO, while A’s starter Kendall Graveman has allowed a .389 wOBA, 5.99 xFIP and 33.3 percent hard contact rate to lefty bats on the road. He’s had a rocky second half overall despite a quality start last time out, allowing a .380 wOBA and generating a 7.53 ERA in his last three starts.
Scott Schebler, CIN at ATL ($2,600): Braves starter Julio Teheran has been touched up by lefty bats at home for a .407 wOBA (including 11 homers), a 2.91 HR/9, 6.03 xFIP and 39.8 percent hard contact rate. Schebler boasts 18 of his 23 homers off right-handed pitching, along with a .357 wOBA and 45.8 percent hard contact rate against the handedness on the road. The Braves bullpen has also allowed a .339 wOBA and 35.3 percent hard contact rate to lefty bats at home in the last 21 days.
Steve Pearce, TOR at CHC ($3,100): Pearce owns a .347 wOBA, .270 ISO, 42.9 percent HR/FB rate and 50.0 percent hard contact rate against southpaws outside of Rogers Centre in a modest sample, as well as a .455 average, including two homers and three RBI, in 11 plate appearances versus Cubs lefty Jose Quintana . Quintana has a 5.63 ERA and has allowed a .377 wOBA in his three Wrigley starts thus far, and Cubs relievers have a 6.55 ERA and have allowed a .367 wOBA, including six homers, to right-handed hitters at home over the last 21 days.