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Today is the first day of the MLB Wildcard games. Many teams may implement different strategies in order to stay ahead of pitching and take advantage of likely matchups. Sometimes this makes predicting outcomes a bit challenging, so use your best judgment.
Jose Quintana (STL) Over 3.5 Strikeouts
Jose Quintana and the St. Louis Cardinals will be facing the Philadelphia Phillies. Quintana has a 2.93 ERA and 20.2% strikeout rate. Quintana has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning and has a 0.43 HR/9 . The Phillies have a 22.4% strikeout rate and 11.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.9 ISO.
Luis Castillo (SEA) Over 4.5 Hits Allowed
Luis Castillo and the Seattle Mariners will be facing the Toronto Blue Jays. Castillo has a 2.99 ERA and 27.2% strikeout rate. Castillo has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning and has a 0.78 HR/9 . The Blue Jays have a 20.2% strikeout rate and 10.6% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.8 ISO.
Max Scherzer (NYM) Over 37.5 Pitcher Fantasy Score
Max Scherzer and the New York Mets will be facing the San Diego Padres. Scherzer has a 2.29 ERA and 30.6% strikeout rate. Scherzer has been averaging 1.2 strikeouts per inning and has a 0.81 HR/9 . The Padres have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 10.0% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.1 ISO.
Zack Wheeler (PHI) Over 1.5 Earned Runs Allowed
Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the St. Louis Cardinals. Wheeler has a 2.82 ERA and 26.9% strikeout rate. Wheeler has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning and has a 0.76 HR/9 . The Cardinals have a 19.9% strikeout rate and 10.5% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.8 ISO.
J.P. Crawford (SEA) Over 0.5 Total Bases
J.P. Crawford has a 33.9% on base percentage, 0.336 SLG, and 0.243 batting average. J.P. Crawford also has a 5.2% swinging strike percentage and a 104 wRC+. Alek Manoah will be pitching for The Blue Jays and has a 2.24 ERA, 22.9% strikeout rate, 3.98 xFIP and 0.73 HR/9.
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