Detroit's Derek Hill hitting second Wednesday afternoon
Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday afternoon's series finale against left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins.
Hill is playing center field and hitting second after being held out of Tuesday's lineup. He is 6-for-16 (.375) with a pair of steals and a pair of runs scored against left-handed pitchers this season. Akil Baddoo is in left field and Robbie Grossman is in right while Victor Reyes takes a seat.
numberFire’s models project Hill for 10.3 FanDuel points and he has a $2,200 salary on Wednesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Tigers have an implied total of 5.0 runs. Happ is registering career-lows in xSLG (.503) and wOBA (.376) this season, and the left-hander ranks in the bottom sixth percentile of qualified pitchers in both categories.
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