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Astros' Yordan Alvarez (hand) scratched on Friday, Yainer Diaz to start

Houston Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez (hand) has been scratched from Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels.

What It Means:

Alvarez has been scratched from Friday's clash with the Angels due to a hand injury. Yainer Diaz will enter the lineup at designated hitter and bat seventh versus left-hander Reid Detmers and the Angels in his MLB debut.

The Astros' implied team total of 4.62 runs is the fourth-highest team total on Friday's main slate, according to numberFire's DFS Heat Map.