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June 14, 2014 posted by Chuck Anderson

2014 Fantasy Baseball Memoirs From the Platoon: June 16 – 22

2014 Fantasy Baseball Memoirs From the Platoon:  June 16 – 22
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The week’s rundown of the best platoon matchups, highlighting players not universally owned in every mixed league.

 

Top Batters vs. RHP

 

Lonnie Chisenhall: 6/16 @ Matt Shoemaker, 6/17 vs. Jered Weaver, 6/19 vs. Garrett Richards, 6/20 vs. Rick Porcello, 6/21 vs. Justin Verlander, 6/22 vs. Max Scherzer

**The scorching hot Clevlander is hitting just as well against lefties and should be started, not platooned

 

Adam LaRoche: 6/18 vs. Scott Feldman, 6/19 vs. Gavin Floyd, 6/21 vs. Julio Teheran, 6/22 vs. Ervin Santana

 

Seth Smith: 6/16 @ Chris Young, 6/18 vs. Felix Hernandez, 6/19 vs. Erasmo Ramirez, 6/20 vs. Dan Haren, 6/21 vs. Josh Beckett

 

Miguel Montero: 6/16 vs. Wily Peralta, 6/17 vs. Kyle Lohse, 6/18 vs. Matt Garza, 6/19 vs. Yovani Gallardo, 6/20 vs. Tim Lincecum, 6/21 vs. Ryan Vogelsong

 

Michael Brantley: 6/16 @ Matt Shoemaker, 6/17 vs. Jered Weaver, 6/19 vs. Garrett Richards, 6/20 vs. Rick Porcello, 6/21 vs. Justin Verlander, 6/22 vs. Max Scherzer

**His power has improved equally against each side, his main platoon advantage is a 29.7% line drive rate against righties

 

Luis Valbuena: 6/16 @ Tom Koehler, 6/17 @ Jacob Turner, 6/18 @ Nate Eovaldi, 6/20 vs. Charlie Morton, 6/22 vs. Brandon Cumpton

**Has a 7.00 GB/FB vs. LHP, 0.63 vs. RHP

 

Adam Dunn: 6/17 vs. Matt Cain, 6/18 vs. Tim Hudson, 6/19 @ Sam Deduno, 6/20 @ Ricky Nolasco, 6/21 @ Kevin Correia, 6/22 @ Phil Hughes

**Minnesota is tough on left-handed power, but the Big Donkey can hit is out of any park and is the Pick of the Week

 

George Springer: 6/17 @ Tanner Roark, 6/19 @ Chris Archer, 6/21 @ Jake Odorizzi

**A 100 point BABIP difference is skewing his platoon results. Once it normalizes so will his splits.

 

John Jaso: 6/16 vs. Colby Lewis, 6/17 vs. Yu Darvish, 6/18 vs. Nick Tepesch, 6/19 vs. Jake Peavy

 

Top Batters vs. LHP

 

Scott Van Slyke: 6/16 vs. Tyler Matzek, 6/18 vs. Jorge De La Rosa, 6/22 @ Eric Stults

 

Khris Davis: 6/17 @ Wade Miley

 

Derek Norris: 6/22 vs. Jon Lester

 

Drew Stubbs: 6/16 vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu, 6/18 @ Clayton Kershaw

 

Brandon Crawford: 6/17 @ John Danks, 6/18 @ Chris Sale, 6/22 @ Wade Miley

 

Todd Frazier: 6/21 vs. J.A. Happ

 

Chris Iannetta: 6/20 vs. Joe Saunders

 

Collin Cowgill: 6/20 vs. Joe Saunders

**His batted ball splits support an above average BABIP against lefties far more than against righties

 

Anthony Rendon: 6/17 vs. Dallas Keuchel, 6/20 vs. Mike Minor

**His OPS jumps nearly 300 points on the split, mostly thanks to a .419 BABIP

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