MLB: OA v AB - Matt Olson headlines captaincy picks
Kunal Porwal
Tue, 6th Sep

The teams will be updated after the final lineups are out.

Match details:

Major League Baseball 
Date: September 8, 2022
Time: 1:07 am IST


Oakland Athletics will square off against Atlanta Braves in the upcoming Major League Baseball encounter. Oakland Athletics have won 50 games and lost 85 games thus far. They are standing at 5th position on the points table under AL West and are going to trust Ken Waldichuk as a pitcher for this game who has an ERA of 1.93. On the other hand, Atlanta Braves have 84 wins and 51 losses and they are standing at the 2nd spot on the points table under NL East. They will be going with Spencer Strider who holds an ERA of 2.67. Atlanta Braves will be starting as favorites and are expected to win this match.

Probable starting line-up:

Oakland Athletics

Ken Waldichuk (SP)
Cal Stevenson
Tony Kemp
Shea Langeliers
Nick Allen
Vimael Machin
Seth Brown
Cody Thomas
Dermis Garcia
Sean Murphy         

Atlanta Braves

Spencer Strider (SP)
Robbie Grossman
Matt Olson
Austin Riley
William Contreras
Ronald Acuna
Michael Harris
Vaughn Grissom
Dansby Swanson
Travis dArnaud     

Top picks:

Seth Brown: Seth Brown, the right-hand hitter from Oakland Athletics is going well in the tournament. He has a good average (AVG .227) and marvelous plate discipline (OBP .292). He will make a fruitful captaincy pick in this game.

Matt Olson: Matt Olson, the hitter from Atlanta Braves, is a worthy pick. He has an excellent AVG of .247 and outstanding quality plate discipline OBP of .332. He has a decent barrel rate and he can be trusted for captaincy.

Captain and vice-captain options:

Seth Brown

Matt Olson

Fantasy team:

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are of the author and are not a reflection of the actual points you might earn.

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Kunal Porwal
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