MLB PLAYER NEWS
Arizona's Evan Longoria taking over third base in Wednesday's World Series Game 5 matchup
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Evan Longoria is batting eighth in Wednesday's World Series Game 5 lineup against the Texas Rangers.
Longoria will man third base after Emmanuel Rivera was given the night off.
In matchup versus right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, our models project Longoria to score 9.1 FanDuel points.
Rangers take Adolis Garcia (oblique) and Max Scherzer (back) off World Series roster
Texas Rangers outfielder Adolis Garcia (oblique) and pitcher Max Scherzer (back) has been taken off their World Series roster.
Ezequiel Duran and Brock Burke have been placed on the Rangers' roster after Adolis Garcia and Max Scherzer were ruled out for the remainder of the World Series.
Expect Travis Jankowski to see more at-bats while Jon Gray should see more work with Scherzer sidelined.
Rangers starting Travis Jankowski in right field on Tuesday
Texas Rangers outfielder Travis Jankowski is batting ninth in Tuesday's World Series Game 4 lineup against the Texas Rangers.
Jankowski will man right field after Adolis Garcia was held out with a side injury.
In a matchup versus left-hander Joe Mantiply, our models project Jankowski to score 8.6 FanDuel points.
Adolis Garcia (side) out of Rangers' Tuesday World Series Game 4 lineup
Texas Rangers outfielder Adolis Garcia (side) is not starting in Tuesday's World Series Game 4 contest against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Garcia will watch from the bench on Tuesday night after suffering a side injury in Game 3. Expect Travis Jankowski to see more at-bats while Garcia is out.
In ten at-at bats during the World Series, Garcia has produced a .366 expected average and a 88% hard hit rate.
Diamondbacks starting Emmanuel Rivera at third base in Tuesday's World Series Game 4 matchup
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Emmanuel Rivera is batting eighth in Tuesday's World Series Game 4 contest against the Texas Rangers.
Rivera will operate third base after Evan Longoria was benched at home.
In a matchup versus left-hander Andrew Heaney, our models project Rivera to score 6.7 FanDuel points.
Arizona's Alek Thomas taking over center field in Friday's World Series Game 1 matchup
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Alek Thomas is batting seventh in Friday's World Series Game 1 lineup versus the Texas Rangers.
Thomas will patrol center field on the road after Corbin Carroll was moved to right, Tommy Pham was named Arizona's designated hitter, Evan Longoria was shifted to third base, and Emmanuel Rivera was benched.
In a matchup against right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, our models project Thomas to score 7.6 FanDuel points.