Javier Baez (hamstring) back in Cubs' lineup Thursday
Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez (hamstring) is back in the lineup for Thursday night's series finale against right-hander Bryse Wilson and the Atlanta Braves.
Baez will return to shortstop and hit fifth after missing a few games with hamstring tightness. Nico Hoerner will shift to second base and David Bote will take a seat.
numberFire’s models project Baez for 9.1 FanDuel points and he has a $3,600 salary on Thursday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs have an implied total of 4.5 runs. Wilson owns the lowest strikeout percentage (13.2) among the listed starters on Thursday's slate.
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