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Mariners | Seth Smith hitting cleanup against Tribe

Fri, 29 May 2015 17:03:28 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is serving as the designated hitter and hitting cleanup against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer Friday, May 29.

Fantasy Tip: Smith ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) becomes much more intriguing hitting in the heart of the M's lineup with an opportunity to drive in more runs. He has an .808 OPS against right-handers this year, but left-handed sticks only have an OPS of .570 against him. Something has to give.

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Mariners | Day games agree with Seth Smith

Sun, 24 May 2015 13:58:55 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is hitting .524 (11-for-21) during day games with five runs, five doubles, two triples and one home run.

Fantasy Tip: This is an example of a matchup that you should watch out for regarding Smith ($3,100, 6.2% of cap). He has done well this year, but you may want to make sure he's in your lineup if the Mariners have a day game.

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Mariners | Seth Smith on the bench

Sat, 23 May 2015 07:53:44 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 23. OF Rickie Weeks will start in left field and bat leadoff for the Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Smith ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) likely is sitting out because the team is facing a left-handed pitcher. Weeks ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is hitting only .185 this season and may not be a great option on FantasyScore.

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Mariners | Brad Miller at leadoff against Jays

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:56:42 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller is starting in center field and hitting leadoff against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Friday, May 22. OF Seth Smith is moving from leadoff to the two-hole.

Fantasy Tip: Both Miller ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) and Smith ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) are acceptable value picks for daily gamers tonight against Estrada, who was sensational in the bullpen but has been vulnerable to the long ball as a starter. Estrada's OPS against lefties this year is .704, and the game is being played in a hitter-friendly park.

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Mariners | Seth Smith out of lineup Wednesday

Wed, 20 May 2015 12:23:04 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is not in the lineup Wednesday, May 20, against the Baltimore Orioles.

Fantasy Tip: Smith ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) appears to have a normal night off, as Willie Bloomquist ($1,700, 3.4% of cap) is in the lineup and batting second. Bloomquist carries no fantasy value, so bench Smith for the night and leave Bloomquist there as well.

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Mariners | Seth Smith setting the table vs. 'Stros

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:12:59 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is batting leadoff and playing right field against the Houston Astros Thursday, April 30.

Fantasy Tip: Smith ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has upside atop the Seattle lineup Thursday, and at his cap hit, he could be an excellent source of cap relief for FantasyScore players. Smith has been utilized primarily as a left-handed hitting specialist against righties, and Scott Feldman is far from an opposing arm. Smith is in a 4-for-9 run with two runs, a double, a home run and two RBI.

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Mariners | Seth Smith leading off vs. Astros

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:47:41 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is batting first as the designated hitter against the Houston Astros Wednesday, April 22.

Fantasy Tip: Smith ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) has gone 7-for-24 against right-handed pitchers this season, and batting atop the lineup is a nice value boost for his fantasy stock Wednesday. He makes for a nice low-priced flier in FantasyScore contests.

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Mariners | Seth Smith not playing Sunday

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:11:02 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Seth Smith is not in the starting lineup against the Texas Rangers Sunday, April 19.

Fantasy Tip: Nelson Cruz ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) will start in right field and Justin Ruggiano ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) will start in left field because Seattle is facing a left-handed pitcher. Cruz already has six home runs this season and is a bargain on FantasyScore, while Ruggiano has struggled at the plate during the first two weeks of the regular season.

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Mariners | Rickie Weeks starting vs. lefty

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:30:16 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Rickie Weeks is starting in left field and hitting leadoff against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP David Huff Tuesday, April 14. Both OFs Dustin Ackley and Seth Smith will start on the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Weeks ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is involved in a platoon situation in the outfield for the M's. He's a career .261 hitter against lefties, too, and he clubbed seven of his eight home runs in 2014 off southpaws. That'll make him a cost-effective, sleeper pick at FantasyScore on games that he's playing, and a matchup against Huff Tuesday could work in his favor.

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Mariners | Rickie Weeks starting vs. A's

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:38:08 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Rickie Weeks is starting in left field and leading off against Oakland Athletics SP Drew Pomeranz Friday, April 10. OFs Dustin Ackley and Seth Smith are both sitting the bench in the matchup against a left-hander.

Fantasy Tip: Weeks ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) provides you a nice chance to save money at other positions in the evening slate of games at FantasyScore. He will regularly play against lefties this year, and he hit seven home runs and had a .504 slugging percentage in 2014 against lefties.

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