We have a few solid top options to chose from today, but I think Dallas Keuchel tops the list. The Angels don’t strike out a ton as a team, but Mike Trout could be out for this game. This offense is already bad with Trout in the lineup, generating 94 wRC+, .296 team wOBA, and a low ISO number. Keuchel should have similar success to what he has already done to them, and everyone else he has faced this season. Dallas is my top cash option and good for tournaments too. Other option at the top would be Stephen Strasburg, if you want to chase the Phillies 23.6 K% in tournaments.
Chris Archer is facing a Blue Jays team that has struggled in the early part of the season, and is without Josh Donaldson. Archer’s has seen him with 8.47 K/9 and only .69 HR/9. The Jays are a struggling offense with a 22.6K%. Also they have the 5th worst wOBA at .293, and shouldn’t beat Archer with the long ball in Tropicana Field. Now, the other pitcher on the bump is Francisco Liriano, a true boom or bust option. Liriano has 2 starts versus the Rays this year with -11.5 and 20.5 points in them. He should be considered only for the strikeout upside the Rays present in the this matchup.
I won’t suggest to play Coors field, because they are always in play and should always be considered. Tom Koehler and Rafael Montero face off in City Field, where both sides are in play, but I like the Mets more. Koehler has given up a bomb in every game this year, 7 total. As a Marlins fan myself, I have watched this dude get shelled way too much. A 2.52 HR/9 is not very good, and I expect all lefties to get a shot to take Koehler deep. In 9 innings versus lefties this year (I know a small sample size) hitters have a .543 wOBA and 5 HRs. Mets 1-6 are in play,with Conforto or Bruce as my favorite one offs.
The Padres find themselves in a sneak spot vs. Kenta Maeda and the Dodgers. Maeda has struggled on the road vs. lefties .533 wOBA. This Padres team should fly under the radar and should be considered, if Kenta Maeda becomes chalk. Schimpf, Solarte Spangenberg are the left handed bats to look and, with Meyers and Margot to finish out the stack. This stack is cheap enough to get some Coors bats in or pair a couple 10K+ pitchers together.