Nicky Lopez batting eighth for Royals on Tuesday
Kansas City Royals infielder Nicky Lopez will start on Tuesday against right-hander Triston McKenzie and the Cleveland Indians.
Lopez will man second base and bat eighth. Whit Merrifield will shift to right field with Edward Olivares in center instead of Bubba Starling. Adalberto Mondesi has been moved up to second in the order after hitting his first homer and stealing his 11th base on Monday.
numberFire's models expect Lopez to score 7.0 FanDuel points on Tuesday. He costs $2,100. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Royals have the second-lowest implied total (3.55 runs) on Tuesday's slate.
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