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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball (DFS) picks for Friday, July 15

I list two hitting stacks for today.

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Hitting stacks

Two pitchers stand out as good matchups to stack select hitters against, pitchers that are prone to allowing hits, baserunners, and extra base hits. The first pitcher is Matt Garza against the Reds in Cincinnati. Garza is allowing a .295/.362/.496 slash to LHB since the start of last year, with a .295/.362/.468 line to RHB, both significantly below average. It's led to an ERA over 5 and a half against both handed sides. Joey Votto ($3,800) is hitting RHP to a 138 wRC+ and .212 ISO this year and has hit much better after a terrible April. Jay Bruce ($3,600) is hitting RHP to a 124 wRC+ and .294 ISO this year. Bruce's overall production vs RHP isn't elite, but his power output is and will be a threat to hit a home run. Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark is an excellent park for power and run scoring.

The second is Doug Fister against Mariners lefties in Seattle. Fister has been good against RHB, but has been very ineffective against lefties, allowing a .279/.350/.534 line with a FIP over 6. Fister has also outperformed his peripherals by a large margin, suggesting that he could be in for some regression in the second half. Robinson Cano ($3,500) has hit RHP to an elite 176 wRC+ and .310 ISO this year and is one of the best hitting plays today for me. Kyle Seager ($3,200) also stands out as a very strong play; he's priced affordably and has hit RHP to a 178 wRC+ and .301 ISO, similar elite numbers to Cano.