Tips for choosing hitters in daily fantasy baseball games

Pablo Sandoval is one of the best switch-hitters in the league, and could be dangerous in daily games.
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In the end, the nine factors above are all parts of the puzzle, but if you remember anything, just remember the following sentence. It's much safer to just rely on hitters with good splits, against bad pitching with positive ball park factors, rather than looking at how "hot" a player is or how much he "owns" a certain pitcher.

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