Edwin Encarnacion

FPPG: 8.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,800
FPPG: 8.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,800
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Edwin Encarnacion starting for White Sox Thursday afternoon

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion will start in Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Kenta Maeda and the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Encarnacion will bat fifth following a couple days off. The 37-year-veteran is batting a woeful .168/.265/.403 in his 16th season. Jose Abreu will play first base while Yasmani Grandal replaces James McCann at catcher.

numberFire's models expect Encarnacion to score 12.2 FanDuel points on Thursday with a salary of $2,900. Per our MLB Heat Map, the White Sox have an implied total of 3.98 runs.