Quick Picks for Tuesday August 22, 2017
by Tony Mrozik
Tuesday, we have a full schedule of games with some interesting interleague matchups.
Hitters to Target
- Adrian Beltre 3B Texas at Los Angeles Angels – In the last 20 games, Beltre is batting .311 with 5 home runs and 21 RBI’s including 4 RBI’s yesterday.
- Neil Walker 2B Milwaukee at San Francisco – Walker is batting .435 over his last 7 games since being acquired from the Mets.
- Yonder Alonso 1B Seattle at Atlanta – Alonso is batting .474 in his last 7 days including batting 3 for 5 with 3 RBI’s on Monday. Seattle faces Lucas Sims today.
Pitchers to Target
- Patrick Corbin at New York Mets – Corbin has a 3.13 ERA and 78:18 K/BB ratio over his last 12 starts. He is facing the Mets today in New York.
- Jimmy Nelson Milwaukee at San Francisco – Nelson has a 4:1 K/BB ratio this season and is pitching in pitcher friendly AT&T park against the last place Giants.
- Lance Lynn Home Versus San Diego – Lynn has a 2.62 ERA and 1.13 WHIP at home.
Stacks to Target
Baltimore Orioles Playing at home today and facing Paul Blackburn and the Oakland A’s. Blackburn has a 4.41 ERA and 1.71 WHIP during August.