Eric Hosmer hitting third for Padres in Wild Card opener Wednesday
San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer will hit third in Game 1 of the Wild Card Round on Wednesday versus left-hander Kwang Hyun Kim.
Hosmer will replace Mitch Moreland on first base and bat third after sitting out the Padres' regular-season finale. He hit .287/.333/.517 with 9 homers and 36 RBI over 156 plate appearances. Austin Nola will catch Chris Paddack and bat seventh. The Padres' full Game 1 lineup: Fernando Tatis Jr. SS, Manny Machado 3B, Hosmer 1B, Wil Myers RF, Tommy Pham DH, Jake Cronenworth 2B, Austin Nola C, Jurickson Profar LF, Trent Grisham CF.
numberFire's models expect Hosmer to score 11.9 FanDuel points on Wednesday with a salary of $3,300. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Padres currently have the second-highest implied total (4.7 runs) on Wednesday's slate.
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