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On the other hand, righties have managed 1.6 home runs per nine off the hard-throwing RHP and, wouldn’t you know it, the Blue Jays, the Yankees and the Astros are all teams with surpluses of power from that side of the plate.


Randy Arozarena ($14,100 CP) - Speaking of reverse splits, Zack Greinke ($9,800) will be taking the mound for the Astros this evening and almost all of his issues in 2020 have been the result of right-handed hitters.


In fact, while the veteran held lefties to a phenomenal .206/.246/.282 slash line during the regular season, RHBs hit .305 with a .527 slugging percentage off Greinke.


First and foremost, it definitely feels like the universe owes Springer a few bloop singles, as he’s had three BBEs with an expected batting average of more than .400 find a glove in the past two games.


The 36-year-old has yet to throw even 80 pitches in a playoff outing in 2020 and, after the quick hook for Jose Urquidy on Tuesday, you get the impression that Dusty Baker won’t be afraid to use his bullpen in an elimination setting.


For as much as the underlying statistics suggest that the Astros have been the victim of BABIP so far in this series, the Rays’ stable of incredible defensive players and their full embrace of exploiting shifts also has to be applauded.






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