Bradley Zimmer on Indians' bench Monday afternoon
Cleveland Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer is not in the starting lineup for Monday afternoon's series opener against left-hander Robbie Ray and the Toronto Blue Jays.
The lefty-hitting Zimmer is sitting against the Blue Jays' southpaw. Oscar Mercado is moving to right field in place of Zimmer on Monday and Harold Ramirez is starting in left field and hitting fifth. Myles Straw is covering the leadoff role.
numberFire’s models project Ramirez for 9.5 FanDuel points and he has a $6,000 salary on Monday afternoon's one-game slate. Mercado ($5,000) is projected for 8.9 FanDuel points. Ray's strikeout rate this season (31.3 percent) is in the 88th percentile among qualified starters.
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