Mitch Garver

FPPG: 8.4  |  FanDuel Salary: $3,100
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Mitch Garver on Minnesota's bench for Thursday matinee

Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver is not in the lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Jordan Lyles and the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Ben Rortverdt will make the start at catcher in place of Garver and bat ninth.

Per numberFire's MLB Heat Map, the Twins have the second-highest implied total (4.8 runs) out of the 16 teams playing Thursday. Lyles is allowing 2.9 home runs per nine innings with a 14.6 percent strikeout rate against right-handed hitters since the start of last season.