Oscar Mercado out of Cleveland lineup in Thursday matinee
Cleveland Guardians outfielder Oscar Mercado is not in the starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Chad Kuhl and the Colorado Rockies.
Richie Palacios is replacing Mercado in left field and hitting eighth.
Per numberFire's MLB Heat Map, the Guardians have the second-highest implied total (6.04) out of the 18 teams playing Thursday. Palacios is averaging 5.1 FanDuel points per game this season.
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