Dream11 Fantasy NPB: Giants at BayStars

Dream11 Fantasy NPB: Giants at BayStars

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy NPB series.

Yomiuri Giants (6-2-1) vs Yokohama DeNA BayStars (6-3)

Tuesday, June 30th, 6:35 AM EDT

Projected starters

RHP Shosei Togoh (1-0, 2.70 ERA) vs LHP Haruhiro Hamaguchi (1-0, 0.00)

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The two top teams in the Central League will collide Tuesday, as the Giants will host the BayStars at the Tokyo Dome to begin a three-game series. The series will feature several former MLB players and some of the best Japanese players in the league, so it should be one of the best series of the young season. Shosei Togoh will get the nod for the Giants. He looked quite good in his first start of the season, as he allowed just two runs in 6.2 innings while earning a win. The BayStars will counter with a lefty, Haruhiro Hamaguchi, who tossed 8.1 scoreless frames in his debut, although he did allow 10 hits. It remains to be seen how he'll handle the top team in the Central League.

Giants Expected Lineup

2B – Naoki Yoshikawa

SS – Hayato Sakamoto

CF – Yoshihiro Maru

3B – Kazuma Okamoto

LF – Yoshiyuki Kamei

1B – Hiroyuki Nakajima

RF – Gerardo Parra

C – Ginjiro Sumitani

P – Shosei Togoh

BayStars Expected Lineup

CF – Takayuki Kajitani

2B – Neftali Soto

RF – Tyler Austin

LF – Keita Sano

1B – Jose Lopez

3B – Toshiro Miyazaki

C – Hikaru Itoh

SS – Yamato Maeda

P – Haruhiro Hamaguchi

Top picks

Tyler Austin, BayStars: Austin has looked impressive this season

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Juan Pablo Aravena
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