Yandy Diaz on first base Monday for Rays
Tampa Bay Rays infielder Yandy Diaz is back in the starting lineup for Monday's series opener against left-hander Jose Quintana and the Los Angeles Angels.
Diaz will bat cleanup and return to first base for Yoshi Tsutsugo after being held out of Sunday's lineup. His batting average has fallen from .286 to .235 over the last two weeks. Brandon Lowe has been bumped down to sixth in the order.
numberFire’s models project Diaz for 11.1 FanDuel points and he has a $2,400 salary on Monday. Quintana owns a 26.8 strikeout percentage and 18.3 percent walk rate through 13 1/3 innings this season.
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