Daniel Murphy starting for Rockies in Thursday's opener

Colorado Rockies first baseman Daniel Murphy is starting in Thursday's series opener against right-hander Miles Mikolas and the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Murphy is replacing Yonder Alonso on first base and batting cleanup.

numberFire's models expect Murphy to score 9.6 FanDuel points on Thursday. He's priced at $3,000.