Andrew Velazquez

FPPG: 4.6  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,000
FPPG: 4.6  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,000
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Andrew Velazquez starting for Orioles in Thursday's opener

Baltimore Orioles infielder/outfielder Andrew Velazquez is in the starting lineup for Thursday's series opener against right-hander Nathan Eovaldi and the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Velazquez will man shortstop and bat ninth after a breather. Pat Valaika will shift to left field and Dwight Smith will play designated hitter as Baltimore's sixth and seventh hitters, respectively. Renato Nunez will replace Chris Davis on first base.

numberFire's models expect Velazquez to score 9.0 FanDuel points on Thursday. He costs $2,000.