Playing With Numbers: Notable home/road splits
While major league managers have no problem setting up platoons, pairing up a left-handed hitter with a right-handed hitter to maximize offensive output, you're not going to find too many willing to sit a player for an entire 10-game homestand just because he is hitting .190 at home compared to .390 on the road. But as a fantasy baseball owner, you don't have to worry about a player rusting away on your bench, so long as he's continuing to get the playing time in real life. If you truly want to maximize your performance, taking advantage of an unconventional platoon based on home/road performance might be worth a look.
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