A wild trade deadline could make these pitching projections outdated in a hurry, keep the twitter feed open this week.
Top Batters vs. RHP
Seth Smith: 7/28 @ Ervin Santana, 7/29 vs. Lance Lynn, 7/30 vs. Joe Kelly, 7/31 vs. Shelby Miller, 8/2 vs. Ervin Santana, 8/3 vs. Aaron Harang
Lucas Duda: 7/28 vs. A.J. Burnett, 7/30 vs. Kyle Kendrick, 8/1 vs. Ryan Vogelsong, 8/2 vs. Jake Peavy
Conor Gillaspie: 7/29 @ Anibal Sanchez, 7/30 @ Max Scherzer, 8/2 vs. Yohan Pino, 8/3 vs. Anthony Swarzak
Adam LaRoche: 7/28 @ Nate Eovaldi, 7/29 @ Henderson Alvarez, 8/1 vs. Roberto Hernandez, 8/2 vs. A.J. Burnett
John Jaso: 7/28 @ Brad Peacock, 7/29 @ Scott Feldman, 8/1 vs. Jeremy Guthrie, 8/3 vs. James Shields
Scooter Gennett: 7/28 @ Jake Odorizzi, 7/29 @ Alex Cobb, 8/1 @ Adam Wainwright, 8/3 @ Lance Lynn
Neil Walker: 7/29 @ Tim Hudson, 7/30 @ Tim Lincecum, 7/31 @ Josh Collmenter, 8/2 @ Chase Anderson, 8/3 @ Trevor Cahill
**He is hitting for a higher average when facing lefties but all his power comes against righties. His ISO split is .213/.074 with home runs at 14/1.
Coco Crisp: 7/28 @ Brad Peacock, 7/29 @ Scott Feldman, 8/1 vs. Jeremy Guthrie, 8/3 vs. James Shields
Pablo Sandoval: 7/28 vs. Vance Worley, 7/30 vs. Charlie Morton, 8/2 @ Jacob deGrom, 8/3 @ Bartolo Colon
**He hits RHP consistently better than league average and his skills remain intact. This year his BABIP on the split is .351, significantly above his .319 career level
Top Batters vs. LHP
Derek Norris: 7/30 @ Dallas Keuchel, 8/2 vs. Bruce Chen
Rajai Davis: 7/29 vs. Jose Quintana, 7/31 vs. John Danks, 8/1 vs. Franklin Morales, 8/2 vs. Yohan Flande, 8/3 vs. Jorge De La Rosa
**Matching up with five southpaws in six games is very rare. Even better for Davis, the Tigers are on a homestand. He is the easy choice for Pick of the Week.
Drew Stubbs: 7/28 @ Tsuyoshi Wada, 7/30 @ Travis Wood
Chris Iannetta: 7/30 @ Wei-Yin Chen
Khris Davis: 7/30 @ David Price
Brian McCann: none
**In a bad year overall, he is having his best results ever off lefties. The key numbers are a 29.4% line drive rate and .216 ISO.
Brandon Crawford: 7/29 vs. Francisco Liriano, 8/1 @ Jon Niese
Yan Gomes: none
**His wRC+ on the split is 158, following up 157 in 2013.
Scott Van Slyke: 7/30 vs. Alex Wood, 8/2 vs. Tsuyoshi Wada