Mookie Betts has struggled early this season, but he has still flashed the power and speed that give him nightly upside. He also owns 38% hard-hit and 47% fly ball rates with a 94 mph exit velocity over the last 15 days, suggesting he could potentially breakout soon. In 2018, Betts posted a .368 average with a .736 slugging percentage and a 1.207 OPS against left-handed pitching. He also owned a .368 ISO against lefties. Betts is hitting second in the Boston Red Sox lineup, and he gets a plus matchup against J.A. Happ tonight. He’ll also be playing in one of the most hitter friendly stadiums in the MLB, adding to his upside.
Josh Bell has caught fire recently, as he’s hitting .351 with a .784 slugging percentage and a 1.198 OPS over his last 10 games. Over that span, he owns nine extra-base hits (three home runs) and eight RBI. Bell has also posted double-digit fantasy points in five of his last nine games. He also enters this game with 51% hard-hit and 37% fly ball rates with a 96 mph exit velocity over the last 15 days. Bell has been a slightly more consistent and more powerful option against right-handed pitching, and he gets a plus matchup against Spencer Turnbull. Bell should continue to find plenty of success during this recent hot streak.
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