5 Best Fantasy Baseball Matchups 9.8.20


Today we have Lindor, Seager, Simmons, Grandal and Buehler lined up as the 5 best matchups based on the data.  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-Marcell Ozuna 12/27 7 R 5 HR 13 RBI

2-Ronald Acuna Jr 5/15 8 R 4 HR 5 RBI 2 SB

3-Adam Duvall 9/26 8 R 5 HR 7 RBI

4-Mike Trout 8/16 9 R 3 HR 6 RBI

5-Michael Conforto 15/32 7 R 2 HR 9 RBI

6-Alex Dickerson 9/20 8 R 3 HR 7 RBI

7-Lourdes Gurriel Jr 14/30 6 R 2 HR 6 RBI 1 SB

8-Tim Anderson 11/25 8 R 1 HR 4 RBI 2 SB

9-Victor Reyes 11/25 8 R 1 HR 4 RBI 2 SB

10-Freddy Freeman 8/26 6 R 2 HR 11 RBI

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

1-Nick Markakis 0/24 1 R

2-Mike Ford 0/16 1 R

3-Isaac Paredes 0/15

4-Jose Martinez 0/14

5-Eli White 0/14 1 R

6-Austin Romine 0/12

7-Jorge Alfaro 1/17 1 R

8-Adam Eaton 1/17 1 R

9-Brandon Lowe 1/15 1 RBI

10-Whit Merrifield 2/30

Matchups

Francisco Lindor is 17/34 with 3 doubles, 1 triple, 4 Home Runs and 12 RBI vs Jakob Junis.  Lindor is hitting .364 over the last week and 4 of his last 6 games have been multi-hit games.  All 6 of his home runs have come vs RHP this season.

Corey Seager is 4/6 with 1 double vs Luke Weaver.  Seager is hitting .435 with 2 home runs over the past week and Weaver is having an awful season with a 1-6 record and a 7.44 ERA.  Seager is devouring RHP this year with an OPS of 1.175. (.378/.410/.765 slash line).  At Chase field Seager is 5/11 with 2 home runs this season.

Andrelton Simmons is 6/14 with 1 double and 1 Home Run with 4 RBI vs Lance Lynn.  Prior to the game on Sunday Simmons had 5 straight multi-hit games.  Coming into this game he’s hitting .324, compare that to his career average of .269.  Simmons is seeing the ball very well right now.

Yasmani Grandal is 5/14 with 2 Home Runs and 5 RBI vs Joe Musgrove.  Grandal is 6 for his last 11, multi-hit games in each of his last 3 games.  He’s hitting much better on the road this year with a .911 OPS compared to .687 when he’s in his home ballpark.

Walker Buehler has held current Diamondbacks to 22/112 with just 7 extra base hits and 35 Ks to 5 walks.  Buehler is coming off of 2 good starts against the Rockies and these DBacks where he allowed 1 run over 11 innings and struck out 17.  After a slow start he’s getting back into form.

Feature Photo Credit: Ken Blaze - USA TODAY Sports


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