In this article I am going to give you 3 players under $3,800 who are in good spots for tonight’s slate and also been hot as of late. I highly recommend locking them into your lineups tonight in all formats.
David Peralta ($3,000) vs. Tim Adelman (RHP)
Game O/U: 9.5
Most D’backs are in a good spot tonight as we could very easily see another score like last night’s matchup between these two (11-2 D’backs). They will face up against Georgetown product, Tim Adelman, who holds a 5.00 ERA in 2017 and has been struggling mightily this month. David Peralta, coming off a 3 hit night that yielded 19 FDP, is hitting .324 and slugging .472 against righties this season. He is also very affordable for a 3 hitter who bats in front of a top 5 overall player who has 72 RBI’s thus far. He is currently on a 7 game hit streak and should been seen in many lineups.
Nick Castellanos ($3,300) vs. Jason Hammel (RHP)
Game O/U: 10
Castellanos is enjoying an effective July hitting .340 while being especially hot as of his last 4 games. He is coming off of the best game of his career after he clobbered 2 home runs and a triple last night, good for 60 FDP. He is also 8 for his last 18 ABs that has included 4 home runs and 8 RBIs. Jason Hammel has been pretty bad in general this season but more so against righties and in a game that expects to feature 10 runs, Castellanos could easily continue this streak. The wind is expected to blow out to left field at 11 MPH during this game which only emphasizes the need to get him in your lineups.
Chris Taylor ($3,700) vs. Carlos Rodon (LHP)
Game O/U: 9.5
The new leadoff hitter for the Dodgers, which alone is worth lineup consideration, has been very effective lately and really this whole month of July. He holds a .408 AVG this month and is batting .529 in his last 7 games. He has been the most productive against lefties suggested by his .379 AVG and .606 SLG in 2017. Taylor is coming off a 4-5 outing and as long as he can continue to get on base, will see consistent FDP with Seager and Turner behind him. Moreover, he is 9-17 in his last 4 games, 3 of which were XBHs. The thing is, all he needs to do is find ways to get on, which he has been doing consistently, for him to be productive. A leadoff hitter for one of the better hitting teams against a sub-par pitcher, in an expected higher scoring game. Please take advantage.