Top Batters vs. RHP
Adam LaRoche: 7/7 vs. Chris Tillman, 7/9 @ Miguel Gonzalez, 7/10 @ Ubaldo Jimenez, 7/11 @ A.J. Burnett, 7/13 @ Kyle Kendrick
Matt Adams: 7/7 vs. Charlie Morton, 7/8 vs. Vance Worley, 7/9 vs. Gerrit Cole, 7/10 vs. Edinson Volquez, 7/11 @ Yovani Gallardo, 7/12 @ Marco Estrada, 7/13 @ Wily Peralta
**His overall ISO shot to .379 in June. St. Louis does not face one southpaw before the All Star break making Adams our Pick of the Week.
Michael Brantley: 7/8 vs. Masahiro Tanaka, 7/9 vs. Chase Whitley, 7/10 vs. David Phelps, 7/11 vs. Hector Noesi, 7/12 vs. Scott Carroll
Seth Smith: 7/9 @ Jair Jurrjens, 7/11 @ Dan Haren, 7/12 @ Josh Beckett
Scooter Gennett: 7/8 vs. Kyle Kendrick, 7/9 vs. Roberto Hernandez, 7/10 vs. David Buchanan, 7/12 vs. Adam Wainwright, 7/13 vs. Carlos Martinez
Michael Morse: 7/7 @ Jesse Chavez, 7/8 @ Sonny Gray, 7/11 vs. Mike Bolsinger, 7/13 vs. Chase Anderson
Lucas Duda: 7/8 vs. Julio Teheran, 7/9 vs. Ervin Santana, 7/10 vs. Aaron Harang, 7/12 vs. Henderson Alvarez, 7/13 vs. Tom Koehler
Coco Crisp: 7/7 vs. Ryan Vogelsong, 7/9 @ Matt Cain, 7/10 @ Tim Hudson, 7/11 @ Taijuan Walker, 7/12 @ Hisashi Iwakuma, 7/13 @ Chris Young
**His productivity against RHP has steadily increased since all the way back in 2006. His wRC+ on the split is over 100 the last four years.
Miguel Montero: 7/7 vs. Tom Koehler, 7/8 vs. Brad Hand, 7/9 vs. Nate Eovaldi, 7/11 @ Tim Lincecum, 7/12 @ Ryan Voglesong
Top Batters vs. LHP
Derek Norris: 7/8 vs. Madison Bumgarner
Scott Van Slyke: none
Khris Davis: 7/7 vs. Cole Hamels, 7/11 vs. Marco Gonzalez
Brandon Crawford: 7/9 vs. Tom Milone, 7/10 vs. Scott Kazmir, 7/12 vs. Wade Miley
Drew Stubbs: 7/9 vs. Eric Stults
Gordon Beckham: 7/9 @ Jon Lester
**He is getting some BABIP help on the split, but has also increased his BB/K from 0.18 to 1.00 and his ISO from .085 to .175.
Dexter Fowler: none
Todd Frazier: 7/8 vs. Travis Wood, 7/11 vs. Jeff Locke
**He and Napoli and neck and neck in wRC+ on the split, but Frazier holds a .261 to .119 ISO advantage while Napoli holds the edge in BABIP and walk rate. Given the choice between the corner infielders, opt for Frazier.
Mike Napoli: 7/8 vs. John Danks, 7/9 vs. Chris Sale, 7/10 vs. Jose Quintana