Matt Carpenter

FPPG: 4.8  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,100
FPPG: 4.8  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,100
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Matt Carpenter on second base for Cardinals Tuesday

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter will start on Tuesday against right-hander Sandy Alcantara and the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Carpenter will play second base and bat fifth in his first start of the season. Tommy Edman will shift to right field in place of Austin Dean. Carpenter went just 2-for-37 (.054) with 13 strikeouts during spring training.

numberFire's models project Carpenter for 10.2 FanDuel points on Tuesday and he has a salary of $2,300. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cardinals have an implied total of 3.6 runs against Alcantara and the fish.