Alex Verdugo

FPPG: 10.9  |  FanDuel Salary: $3,500
FPPG: 10.9  |  FanDuel Salary: $3,500
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Alex Verdugo scratched from Red Sox lineup Wednesday

Boston Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo has been scratched from Wednesday's lineup against right-hander Casey Mize and the Detroit Tigers due to a back issue.

What It Means:

The Red Sox haven't indicated whether Verdugo will require a stint on the injured list. Franchy Cordero will enter the lineup in left field in place of Verdugo and hit ninth.

numberFire’s models project Cordero for 9.0 FanDuel points and he has a $2,000 salary on Wednesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Red Sox are the only team in the majors Wednesday with an implied total of at least 5.0 runs.