Luis Robert hitting second for White Sox in ALDS Game 2
Chicago White Sox outfielder Luis Robert is hitting second in ALDS Game 2 on Friday afternoon against left-hander Framber Valdez and the Houston Astros.
Robert hit fifth on Thursday in Game 1 and went 2-for-3. He also reached on a hit-by-pitch and was caught stealing. The White Sox are moving Robert up in the order for Game 2 and pushing Yoan Moncada down into the six-hole. Eloy Jimenez is moving up a spot to hit fifth.
numberFire's models project Robert to score 13.3 FanDuel points and he has a $3,400 salary on Friday's slate. Valdez has an elite 70.3% ground-ball rate, but the southpaw also has the worst strikeout rate (21.9%) and walk rate (10.1%) of the slate. The White Sox-Astros game also has the highest over/under (8.0) on Friday, per our MLB Heat Map.
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