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Dodgers' David Freese hitting third on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers infielder David Freese will start in Sunday's matchup against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Freese will start tonight at first base with Matt Beaty sitting out.

Our models project the veteran for 11.1 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,700.

Source: Baseball Press

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Dodgers' Chris Taylor batting in the fifth spot on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers utility-man Chris Taylor will start in Sunday's lineup against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Taylor will start at shortstop tonight with Enrique Hernandez moving to center field and Alex Verdugo resting.

Our models project Taylor for 8.9 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,400.

Source: Baseball Press

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Matt Beaty not starting in the Dodgers' Sunday lineup against the Cubs

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Matt Beaty will not start against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

What It Means:

Beaty will head to the bench tonight with David Freese starting at first base.

In 50 at-bats this season, Beaty is hitting .280 with one home run and nine RBI.

Source: Baseball Press

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Dodgers' Alex Verdugo receives a breather on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Alex Verdugo will not start against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

What It Means:

Verdugo will sit tonight with Enrique Hernandez shifting to center field and Chris Taylor starting at shortstop.

In 193 at-bats this season, Verdugo is hitting .301 with 5 home runs and 29 RBI.

Source: Baseball Press

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Dodgers' Austin Barnes resting on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes is out of Sunday's starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Barnes will receive the night off with Russell Martin starting behind the plate against the Cubs.

In 133 at-bats this season, Barnes is hitting .211 with 4 home runs and 15 RBI.

Source: Baseball Press

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Kyle Garlick starting in left field for the Dodgers on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Kyle Garlick will start and bat eighth in Sunday's matchup against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Garlick will join tonight's lineup against the Cubs with Joc Pederson receiving a breather.

Our models project Garlick for 5.5 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,000.

Source: Baseball Press

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Joc Pederson out of the Dodgers' Sunday lineup against the Cubs

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson will not start in Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Pederson will head to the bench tonight with Kyle Garlick starting in left field.

In 192 at-bats this season, Pederson is hitting .234 with 18 home runs and 33 RBI.

Source: Baseball Press

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Chargers' Mike Williams ready for 'expanded role' in 2019

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams expects to have an "expanded role" in the 2019 passing game.

What It Means:

With Tyrell Williams' departure this off-season, the 24-year old wideout is expecting to see more targets and playing time in 2019. “My role is going to expand with Tyrell leaving. I’m ready to make some plays this upcoming season,” said Williams. "I feel I’m going to get a lot more opportunities than I did last year. A lot more balls coming my way.”

For the 2019 season, our models project Williams to produce 55.5 receptions for 809.7 yards and 7.2 touchdowns. In 16 games last year, the Chargers' receiver hauled in 43 receptions for 664 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Source: Los Angeles Chargers

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Reds' Scooter Gennett (groin) cleared for rehab

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (groin) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Dayton on Monday.

What It Means:

Gennett has been out all season after suffering a severe groin injury late in spring training, so he will likely require an extended rehab stint. The 29-year-old has been limited to simulated games at the Reds' spring training complex until now.

numberFire's models project Gennett for a .270 batting average with 9 homers, 14 doubles, 38 RBI, and 36 runs scored this season.

Source: Bobby Nightengale

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Noah Syndergaard (hamstring) placed on Mets' injured list

New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the injured list due to a hamstring injury.

What It Means:

"Thor" was placed on the 10-day list Sunday, as he left Saturday's outing against the Cardinals earlier than expected. It's been a rough go-around for the former ace so far this season, and this injury is just another setback.

In 95 innings this season, Syndergaard is 5-4 with a 4.55 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP, 93 strikeouts and 24 walks.

Source: New York Mets

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