Nico Hoerner

FPPG: 5.6  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,200
FPPG: 5.6  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,200
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Cubs' Nico Hoerner on second base Tuesday

Chicago Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner is in the starting lineup on Tuesday versus left-hander Steven Brault and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

What It Means:

Hoerner will replace Jason Kipnis on second base and hit ninth. He's batting .267 versus lefties this season, compared to .217 against right-handers.

numberFire's models expect Hoerner to score 6.3 FanDuel points on Tuesday with a salary of $2,200. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs currently have an implied total of 4.6 runs.