Reds' Shogo Akiyama starting Tuesday afternoon
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's matinee against right-hander Bailey Ober and the Minnesota Twins.
Akiyama will bat seventh and replace Scott Heineman in center field. The Reds optioned Heineman to Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday.
numberFire’s models project Akiyama for 8.0 FanDuel points and he has a $2,000 salary on Tuesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Reds have an implied total of 4.4 runs. Among Tuesday's listed starters, Ober is registering the best walk rate (2.9 percent) and a top-six strikeout rate (30.4 percent) this season.
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