Michael Brantley (wrist) back in Astros' lineup Thursday
Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley (wrist) is back in the starting lineup for Thursday night's series opener against left-hander Cole Irvin and the Oakland Athletics.
Brantley will return to left field and the No. 2 spot in the order after missing a handful of games due to a bruised wrist. Yuli Gurriel will move down to hit sixth and Aledmys Diaz will be available off the bench.
numberFire’s models project Brantley for 10.5 FanDuel points versus the Athletics and he has a salary of $3,600 on Thursday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Astros have an implied total of 5.2 runs, the second-highest on Thursday's slate.
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- Jose Marmolejos out of Seattle's Tuesday lineup against Dodgers May 11th, 2021
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- DJ Peters not in Dodgers' lineup on Tuesday May 11th, 2021
- Dom Nunez catching for Rockies on Tuesday May 11th, 2021
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