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Lineup advice for Red Sox-Rays Showdown

We break down ideal picks for Wednesday’s Red Sox-Rays matchup.

MLB: AUG 08 Yankees at Rays Game 2

The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will play Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Righty Zack Godley takes on lefty Blake Snell. DraftKings will have Showdown DFS contests available for the matchup. We break down the ideal lineup strategy below, and you can play here.

Captain’s Picks

Austin Meadows, OF, Rays: $15,600

Meadows has five hits in his last 12 at bats, including three doubles. On the season he’s hitting righties for a .471 wOBA, .313 ISO and .444 OBP. Meadows went 2-for-3 against Godley the only time they’ve met.

Utility Picks

Joey Wendle, 2B/3B, Rays: $5,800

Wendle has hit righties well this season, garnering a .407 wOBA and .258 ISO against them. He makes for a high upside play for value, which is right up my alley.

Xander Bogaerts, SS, Red Sox: $8,600

Bogaerts has hit lefties well so far, with two doubles and two home runs in 23 at bats. Including last season, Bogaerts has a .387 wOBA and .271 ISO against righties as well. I like him and Christian Vazquez about equally tonight, but rather target the Red Sox bullpen tonight.