Yandy Diaz leading off for Rays versus Red Sox
Tampa Bay Rays infielder Yandy Diaz is in the leadoff spot for Tuesday's series opener against left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and the Boston Red Sox.
Diaz will move up from the fifth spot and trade places with Manuel Margot as the Rays face off against a lefty. He is batting .253 with a .667 OPS in 111 plate appearances against southpaws this season.
numberFire’s models project Diaz for 10.4 FanDuel points and he has a $2,600 salary on Tuesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Rays have an implied total of 4.2 runs. Rodriguez is registering a 26.8 strikeout percentage and a 6.2 walk percentage this season.
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