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Robbie Ray, ARI at SF ($24,400):- The Giants have a 21.8 percent strikeout rate and .270 wOBA against left-handed pitching at home in the last month, while Ray has a 1.34 ERA, .163 BAA and .231 wOBA allowed over 74 road innings this season. He also has a 1.42 ERA, 0.75 WHIP and 46.4 percent strikeout rate over the 25.1 innings encompassing his last four starts, and a .163 BAA and 2.19 ERA in 12.1 innings across two starts versus the Giants in 2017.
Jose Urena, MIA vs. MIL ($15,200):- The Brewers have a majors-high 27.8 percent strikeout rate and a .289 wOBA against right-handed pitching on the road in the last month, while Urena has a 3.17 ERA in 76.2 home innings. He also boasts a 1.35 ERA, .188 BAA and .242 wOBA allowed in his last two starts and double-digit fantasy points in eight of his last 10 starts overall.
Freddie Freeman, ATL vs. NYM ($10,000):- Freeman owns a .482 wOBA, .287 ISO and 36.4 percent hard contact rate against right-handed pitching at SunTrust Park, while Mets starter Rafael Montero has allowed a .321 wOBA and 4.83 xFIP to lefty bats. Mets relievers also have a 6.31 ERA and .396 wOBA allowed to lefty bats on the road in the last month.
Jake Lamb, ARI at SF ($8,700):- Lamb has punished righties on the road for a .395 wOBA, .262 ISO and 39.7 percent hard contact rate, while Giants starter Jeff Samardzija has given up a .340 wOBA to left-handed hitters at home. He also allows a .356 wOBA when throwing his four-seam fastball, a pitch that Lamb owns a .426 wOBA against.
Jonathan Lucroy, COL vs. SD ($6,800):- Lucroy owns a .420 wOBA against right-handed pitching at Coors Field, while Padres starter Clayton Richard has allowed a .399 wOBA (including 14 homers), 31.1 percent HR/FB rate and 36.1 percent hard contact rate to right-handed hitters on the road. Richard is also allowing a season-high 42.9 percent hard contact rate over the last two starts, while Padres relievers have allowed a .348 wOBA (including three homers) to right-handed hitters on the road in the last 21 days.
Mike Trout, LAA vs. TEX ($10,200):- Trout has decimated both handedness of pitcher at home and has posted a .460 wOBA, .363 ISO, 28.7 percent HR/FB rate and 40.7 percent hard contact rate against righties there. Meanwhile, Rangers starter Nick Martinez has allowed a .404 wOBA, 35.7 percent HR/FB rate and 31.9 percent hard contact rate to right-handed hitters on the road,
Christian Yelich, MIA vs. MIL ($7,800):- Brewers starter Jeremy Jeffress has struggled against left-handed hitters on the road, allowing a .443 wOBA, 8.71 Xfip and 34.8 percent hard contact rate. Yelich boasts a .362 wOBA and 38.1 percent hard contact rate versus right-handed pitching, and Brewers relievers have a 4.70 ERA versus lefty bats on the road in the last month.
Kole Calhoun, LAA vs. TEX ($6,900):- Nick Martinez has struggled versus lefty bats as well, allowing a .358 wOBA, 5.74 Xfip and 31.5 percent hard contact rate. Calhoun has 13 of his 17 homers on the season off righties, along with a .341 wOBA versus right-handed pitching since the All-Star break. Rangers relievers also have a 7.13 ERA versus lefty bats on the road in the last month.
Jose Abreu, CWS at DET ($9,000):- Abreu sports a .386 wOBA, .247 ISO and 44.9 percent hard contact rate versus right-handed pitching on the road, and he boasts a .478 wOBA and .412 ISO over his first 55 plate appearances of September. Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez has allowed a .437 Woba (including 15 homers) to right-handed hitters, and he's allowed a .487 wOBA , 4.8 HR/9 and 34.1 percent hard contact rate overall in the 22.2 innings encompassing his last six appearances. Tigers relievers also have a 9.09 ERA and have allowed a majors-high .448 wOBA (including nine homers) to right-handed hitters at home in the last month.
Anthony Rendon, WAS vs. LAD ($8,700):- Despite the tough matchup against Dodgers southpaw Alex Wood, Rendon is worth a GPP flyer, considering his .454 wOBA, .319 ISO and 39.2 percent hard contact rate versus lefties. Wood has allowed 10 of his 13 homers this season to right-handed hitters -- with eight of those coming on the road – and a 39.4 percent hard contact rate when facing them outside of Dodger Stadium. Furthermore, Wood has allowed a .331 wOBA this season when throwing his trademark sinker, a pitch that Rendon owns a .399 wOBA against.