Michael Brantley

FPPG: 10.1  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,900
FPPG: 10.1  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,900
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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.

What It Means:

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.