Sheldon Neuse sitting Thursday afternoon for Oakland

Oakland Athletics infielder Sheldon Neuse is not in the starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Paolo Espino and the Washington Nationals.

What It Means:

Vimael Machin will replace Neuse on third base and bat fifth.

Machin has a $2,100 salary on Thursday and numberFire’s models project him for 8.4 FanDuel points. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Athletics have an implied total of 3.94 and the over/under for the game is 8.0 runs.