Jason Heyward back in Cubs' lineup against Arizona
Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward is back in the starting lineup for Friday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Zac Gallen and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Heyward is back in right field and hitting sixth after being held out of the previous lineup. Rafael Ortega is shifting to center field on Friday in place of Jake Marisnick and batting leadoff.
Heyward has a $6,500 salary on Friday's one-game afternoon slate and numberFire’s models project him to score 8.7 FanDuel points. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs have an inviting implied total of 5.3 runs. Gallen is registering a 27.3 strikeout percentage with an 11.2 walk percentage this season.
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