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Pedro Severino catching for Washington on Sunday

Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino is batting eighth against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

What It Means:

Severino will take Spencer Kieboom's place in the lineup tonight.

Our models project Severino for 7.4 FanDuel points at a salary of $2,100 on Sunday.

Source: Baseball Press

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Adam Eaton out of Nationals' lineup for Sunday

Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

What It Means:

Eaton's playing time is being monitored closely, as this is his third absence in four games since his return from ankle surgery. Michael Taylor gets the start in center field, and Bryce Harper slides over to right for the night.

Our models project Eaton to hit .276 with 3 home runs, 20 runs, 17 RBI, and 2 stolen bases in 149 more plate appearances this year.

Source: Baseball Press

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Andrew Knapp catching for Philadelphia on Sunday

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp is batting seventh at the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

What It Means:

Knapp draws the start with Jorge Alfaro sitting out.

Our models project Knapp for 6.9 FanDuel points at a salary of $2,400 on Sunday.

Source: Baseball Press

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Jorge Alfaro out for Phillies on Sunday

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Jorge Alfaro is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

What It Means:

Alfaro will give way to Andrew Knapp on the day.

Our models project Alfaro to hit .258 with 9 home runs, 22 runs, and 27 RBI in 210 more plate appearances in 2018.

Source: Baseball Press

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Spencer Kieboom on Washington bench versus Philadelphia

Washington Nationals catcher Spencer Kieboom is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

What It Means:

Kieboom heads to the bench tonight, making way for Pedro Severino.

Our models project Kieboom to hit .195 with 1 home run, 5 runs, and 4 RBI in 47 more plate appearances in 2018.

Source: Baseball Press

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Nationals' Michael Taylor starting on Sunday

Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor is batting sixth against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

What It Means:

Taylor is getting the start with Adam Eaton being slowly worked back into playing time.

Our models project Taylor for 10.0 FanDuel points at a salary of $2,900 on Sunday.

Source: Baseball Press

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Pablo Sandoval out of San Francisco's lineup on Sunday

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

What It Means:

Sandoval gives way to Hunter Pence today, with Alen Hanson moving to cover third base today.

Our models project Sandoval to bat .244 with 7 home runs, 19 runs, and 24 RBI in 196 more plate appearances this season.

Source: Baseball Press

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Jose Pirela absent from San Diego's Sunday lineup

San Diego Padres infielder Jose Pirela is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

What It Means:

Pirela will take a seat, while Cory Spangenberg enters to play second base.

Our models project Pirela to hit .269 with 5 home runs, 36 runs, 29 RBI, and 6 stolen bases in 297 more plate appearances.

Source: Baseball Press

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Giants' Hunter Pence starting on Sunday

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is batting sixth against the San Diego Padres on Sunday.

What It Means:

Pence is in the lineup today at the expense of Pablo Sandoval. Alen Hanson will slide over to third base today.

Our models project Pence for 8.3 FanDuel points at a salary of $2,300 on Sunday.

Source: Baseball Press

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Buster Posey back in Giants' lineup for Sunday

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is batting fourth against the San Diego Padres on Sunday.

What It Means:

Posey is back in the order after a Saturday off. Nick Hundley is back out of the lineup.

Our models project Posey for 11.0 FanDuel points at a salary of $3,100 on Sunday.

Source: Baseball Press

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