Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Friday

You could stack your Cleveland hitters versus Bartolo Colon. Seth Smith L , 2 percent, Baltimore Orioles vs. With Texas expected to be roasting tonight, the ball has a very good chance of flying out of the park. Trending on DKTV

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Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks: Friday, July 21

Overall against lefties, the Brewers sport a. At home, Anderson has been a completely different pitcher, and not in a good way. In this spot against lefties, Grandal owns a.

Chirinos is either going to hit a home run or strikeout four times in this game. With Texas expected to be roasting tonight, the ball has a very good chance of flying out of the park. Carrasco has allowed six of his 13 home runs to righties and Chirinos enters this game with a. In a game with a combined run total of 10 runs, we should see plenty of offense in this one.

Against righties, Duda owns a. I mean, the guy owns a. As I mentioned earlier, Covey struggles against left-handed bats and unlike Dee Gordon, Seager has a ton of power. Against righties, Seager sports a. With the numbers Covey sports against lefties, Seager is a great value play here. Overall against righties, Machado enters this game with a. Before Cahill's last start, also against the Giants, it was suggested to pick him up, not only for these juicy matchups against a weak lineup, but for the duration of the season as he's fanning batters at an elevated rate, fully backed by his underlying metrics.

With a high walk and home run rate, Kennedy is a lightning rod. However, the White Sox are well below average with respect to homers versus right-handers -- and that was with Todd Frazier. Soppe notes Garza has been throwing well lately, checking in with a 1. Statistically, pitchers on a roll tend to stay on a roll. Soppe suggests Garza is in a great spot to do just that, facing an offense that's 27th in weighted on-base average vs. Much to the chagrin of fantasy owners rushing out to get Anthony Swarzak , anticipating he's named the new White Sox closer, skipper Rick Renteria has bequeathed ninth inning duties to newly acquired Tyler Clippard.

In daily leagues, you don't want Clippard active on a regular basis. However, if you have an opening, he may sneak in a handful of valuable saves. GS is the projected game score for the pitcher. Martin doesn't check the platoon box, but he hits second while most receivers are situated in the lower third of the order. Bauer can be dominant, but he also can be wild with a penchant for the long ball. Nolasco isn't nearly the gas can he was in previous seasons, but he's still prone to rough outings.

The Red Sox aren't as explosive as previous seasons but are still capable of doing damage. Moreland has been playing through a fractured toe, likely responsible for his recent woes. He's no longer facing southpaws, so perhaps the time off will help. Another lefty-swinging teammate to consider is Brock Holt , currently manning the musical chairs hot corner. Merrifield is a frequent visitor to this space, mostly when he's facing a southpaw.

While he doesn't enjoy the platoon edge on Shields, Merrifield is a must-start for those needing some steals. Lost in the leadoff hitter's season is an impressive for mark as a base thief. Further, White Sox catchers have thrown out just 9 of 70 would-be base stealers, a terrible rate. The icing on the cake is Shields is historically easy to run on. While I'm not giving up on Bailey long term, he hasn't found a consistent groove since getting a late start to the campaign due to biceps tendinitis.

With Martin Prado back on the disabled list, Dietrich is getting the third base at-bats versus right-handers, availing some exposure to a scuffling righy. Freddy Galvis B , 13 percent, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Shortstop is a tough spot to find a spot-starter, so let's use an old friend, attractive because he's a switch-hitter working from the two-hole.

As discussed earlier, Garza is pitching well, but Galvis is in a favorable spot since he's a near sure thing to put the ball in play. Nothing good can happen unless you put the ball in play. Duda's another Daily Notes stalwart, and for good reason. Especially at home, Duda is a threat to take a righty deep.

Blackburn generally keeps the ball down, but he better hammer the outer third of the zone since down-and-in is Duda's hot spot. One of the fallouts of dealing Todd Frazier was clearing a regular spot for Moncada, with Tyler Saladino sliding over to third base. Even in a redraft league, Moncada is worth grabbing, especially if you need steals. Dexter Fowler B , 46 percent, St.