Colin Moran back in Pirates' cleanup spot Wednesday
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Colin Moran is in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against right-hander Vladimir Gutierrez and the Cincinnati Reds.
Moran is returning to the lineup to play first base and bat cleanup after being held out of Tuesday's for maintenance. Yoshi Tsutsugo is moving to right field and hitting second. Ben Gamel is shifting to left in place of an idle Anthony Alford. Kevin Newman is hitting seventh after hitting second on Tuesday.
numberFire’s models project Moran for 12.7 FanDuel points and he has a $2,600 salary on Wednesday’s slate. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Pirates have an implied total of 4.2 runs. Gutierrez is registering an 18.5 strikeout percentage and an 8.6 walk percentage this season, with a 4.23 xERA and a .313 xwOBA.
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