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White Sox's Yoan Moncada pulled from Sunday's game after re-aggravating his back injury

White Sox infielder Yoan Moncada was forced to leave Sunday's game against the New York Yankees in the fifth inning after experiencing upper back tightness.

What It Means:

Moncada was out most of this week with a back injury so today's exit is not a good sign. Expect Jose Rondon to play more at third base if Moncada needs a trip on the Injured List.

In 252 at-bats this season, Moncada is hitting .294 with 12 home runs and 39 RBI.

Source: Scott Merkin

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Rangers' Hunter Pence (groin) exits Sunday's game in the fifth inning

Texas Rangers outfielder Hunter Pence was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after experiencing right groin tightness.

What It Means:

Pence was pulled in the fifth inning on Sunday after injuring his right groin while running to make a catch. Look for Danny Santana to see more at-bats if Pence's evaluation tomorrow reveals a longer recovery time is needed.

In 194 at-bats this season, Pence is hitting .294 with 15 home runs and 48 RBI.

Source: John Blake

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Cubs' Craig Kimbrel will pitch in Triple-A on Tuesday

Chicago Cubs pitcher Craig Kimbrel will make an appearance with Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

What It Means:

After sitting out most of this season, Kimbrel will participate in at least five games before joining the active roster. Look for the veteran to handle closing responsibilities by the end of June.

For the 2019 season, our models project Kimbrel to produce a 3.69 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched.

Source: Patrick Mooney

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Russell Martin catching for the Dodgers on Sunday

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin will start and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Martin will start behind the plate tonight with Austin Barnes sitting out.

Our models project Martin for 7.0 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,100.

Source: Baseball Press

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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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