Jesus Luzardo toeing rubber for Athletics in Game 3

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jesus Luzardo is the starting pitcher for Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Wednesday afternoon against right-hander Jose Urquidy and the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Luzardo lasted just 3 1/3 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits last Tuesday in a loss to the Chicago White Sox in Game 1 of the Wild Card Series. The Athletics are hoping he fares better in Wednesday's elimination game as they face an 0-2 series deficit. Khris Davis is in the cleanup spot for the first time since Opening Day. Oakland's full Game 3 lineup: Marcus Semien SS, Tommy La Stella 2B, Chad Pinder 3B, Davis DH, Matt Olson 1B, Mark Canha LF, Stephen Piscotty RF, Ramon Laureano CF, Sean Murphy C.

numberFire's models expect Luzardo to score 26.3 FanDuel points on Wednesday. He has a salary of $6,600.