J.R. Murphy

FPPG: 3.4  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,000
FPPG: 3.4  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,000
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Pirates' John Ryan Murphy behind plate Thursday afternoon

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher John Ryan Murphy is in the starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Alec Mills and the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Murphy will replace Jacob Stallings at catcher and hit ninth. He owns a .185 average and .463 OPS this season.

numberFire's models expect Murphy to score 3.2 FanDuel points on Thursday with a salary of $2,000. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Pirates currently have an implied total of 3.9 runs.