Royals' Sebastian Rivero sitting Tuesday
Kansas City Royals catcher Sebastian Rivero is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's series opener against right-hander Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics.
Salvador Perez is starting at catcher over Rivero and hitting third.
numberFire’s models project Perez for 10.8 FanDuel points and he has a $3,900 salary on Tuesday’s slate. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Royals have an implied total of 4.0 runs. Montas is registering a 26.7 strikeout percentage and a 6.9 walk percentage this season, with a 4.00 xERA and a .305 xwOBA.
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