Adam Frazier back in Pirates' leadoff spot Thursday
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier is back in the starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series opener against right-hander Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs.
Frazier will return to second base and the leadoff spot after sitting out Wednesday. Kevin Newman will move to shortstop and hit second while Erik Gonzalez will take a seat. Gonzalez ripped a grand slam with the Pirates down 11-0 in the ninth inning Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds.
numberFire’s models project Frazier for 11.0 FanDuel points versus the Cubs and he has a salary of $3,200 on Thursday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Pirates have an implied total of 4.0 runs.
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