Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 5/21/12
Clayton Richard Hitters to StartWill Venable | San Diego Padres | (1.0%) – Venable could make a cheap pickup for speed and run production, and possibly power in deeper leagues this week.  He starts off his week against the Cardinals.  Against Cardinals pitching Venable is hitting .500 in 32 career at-bats.  In 31 at-bats at Busch Stadium Venable is hitting .484 with a 1.127 OPS.  Venable then takes on the Mets staff.  Against the Mets pitchers Venable is hitting .302 in 33 career at-bats.  Half of those at-bats have come at Citi Field where he has a .313 career batting average.Mike Trout | Anaheim Angels | (93.9%) – Mike Trout has been living up to the hype with his recent play.  In the last week he’s 12 for 27 (.444 avg.) with 2 homeruns and 4 stolen bases.  Trout’s been accomplishing this thanks to his domination of right-handed pitchers. He’s hitting .375 against righties, while only hitting .188 against lefties.  This week he’ll face 4 right-handed pitchers to demolish.  Ride him
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