Mitch Moreland hitting fifth Monday for Oakland
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Mitch Moreland is in the starting lineup for Monday's series opener against right-hander Kyle Gibson and the Texas Rangers.
Moreland was held out of Sunday's lineup with a left-hander on the opposing mound. He will return to DH duties on Monday and hit fifth. Sean Murphy will start behind the plate in place of Aramis Garcia.
numberFire’s models project Moreland for 9.4 FanDuel points and he has a $2,400 salary on Monday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Athletics have an implied total of 4.2 runs. Per our MLB Heat Map, Gibson is registering a 19.9 strikeout percentage and 7.2 walk percentage this season.
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