Myles Straw leading off Guardians' Opening Day lineup
Cleveland Guardians outfielder Myles Straw is starting in center field and batting leadoff against right-hander Zack Greinke and the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.
Straw stole 13 bases in 60 games for Cleveland last year after he was acquired from the Houston Astros, and he finished tied for fourth in the majors for the season with 30 steals overall. The Guardians' full Opening Day lineup: Straw CF, Amed Rosario LF, Jose Ramirez 3B, Franmil Reyes DH, Bobby Bradley 1B, Yu Chang 2B, Steven Kwan RF, Austin Hedges C, Andres Gimenez SS. Shane Bieber will be on the bump for the Guardians.
Straw has a $2,700 salary on Thursday and numberFire's models project him for 12.3 FanDuel points. Per our MLB Heat Map, the total in the Guardians-Royals game is tied for the lowest in the majors on Thursday.
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