Yermin Mercedes

FPPG: 8.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,800
FPPG: 8.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,800
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Yermin Mercedes sitting for White Sox Friday

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Yermin Mercedes is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against right-hander Luis Garcia and the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Yasmani Grandal will fill in for Mercedes at designated hitter and hit fifth. Zack Collins will catch Carlos Rodon and hit eighth.

numberFire’s models project Grandal for 9.7 FanDuel points and he has a $2,800 salary on Friday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the White Sox have an implied total of 4.0 runs. Garcia has the fifth-best strikeout rate this season (28.1 percent) out of Friday's listed starters.