5 Best Fantasy Baseball Matchups 8.29.20


Today we have Cano, Grichuk, Swanson, Acuna and Myers lined up as the 5 best hitters.  Read below for the in depth scouting reports for each.  Good luck today and come find me on Twitter @JimRileyLive for more baseball talk throughout the day.

Who’s hot over the last 7 days (min 10 AB)

1-Manny Machado 14/25 10 R 5 HR 9 RBI 1 SB

2-Trea Turner 11/25 8 R 1 HR 7 RBI 2 SB

3-Lucas Giolito 1-0 13 Ks 0.00 ERA 0.13 WHIP

4-Jose Abreu 8/18 5 R 5 HR 7 RI

5-Eugenio Suarez 8/26 6 R 4 HR 8 RBI 1 SB

6-Brandon Belt 12/21 5 R 2 HR 6 RBI

7-Trevor Story 8/21 7 R 2 HR 2 RBI 3 SB

8-Andrew McCutchen 9/22 8 R 2 HR 6 RBI

9-Wil Myers 9/22 8 R 2 HR 6 RBI

10-Jon Berti 7/18 6 R 1 HR 4 RBI 3 SB

Who’s on ice over the last 7 days (min 10 AB)

1-Joey Gallo 0/16

2-Johan Camargo 0/15

3-Joey Votto 0/14

4-Phillip Ervin 0/11

5-George Springer 0/10 1 R

6-Shogo Akiyama 1/18 1 R

7-JD Martinez 1/17 1 RBI

8-Scott Heineman 1/14 1 R

9-Brendan Rodgers 1/12

10-Rougned Odor 1/11

Matchups

Robinson Cano vs JA Happ.  Cano is 9/31 with 2 Doubles 1 Triple 1 HR 6 RBI vs Happ.  Cano slashes .311/.368/.535 at Yankee Stadium.  Vs LHPs this year he has a .850 OPS.  Hitting the ball well this year with a .382 average.

Randall Grichuk vs Alex Cobb.  Grichuk is 7/11 with 3 Doubles 1 HR 5 RBI vs Cobb.  Comes in with 4 straight multi-hit games and home runs in 3 of his last 4 games.

Dansby Swanson vs Zach Eflin. Swanson is 5/11 with 4 Doubles 1 HR vs Eflin.  Swanson is a top 25 performer this season and comes in crushing RHP, slashing .347/.379/.561 this season.

Ronald Acuna vs Zach Eflin.  Acuna is 4/9 with 1 HR 2 RBI 2 walks vs Eflin.  3/8 since coming off the DL 2 games ago.  Against RHP this season he carries an OPS of 1.076.  He’s hit very well at Citizens Bank Park, a .322/.409/.586 OPS with 6 home runs over 23 games.

Wil Myers vs Antonio Senzatela. Myers is 8/20 with 2 Doubles 1 Triple 1 HR 5 RBI vs Senzatela.  Over his last 5 games he’s had 3 multi-hit games and comes into today fresh off a 4/5 in the first game of the series.  Coors Field is actually where Myers hits for his highest OPS – 1.060 over 42 games!

Feature Photo Credit: Tommy Gilligan - USA Today Sports


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