Anthony Rizzo back on first Friday for Cubs' matinee
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is back in the lineup for Friday afternoon's series opener against right-hander Trevor Cahill and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Rizzo will step back onto first base and bat cleanup after being held out of the previous lineup. Kris Bryant will move back to the outfield with Jake Marisnick taking a seat. Willson Contreras will bat fifth.
numberFire’s models project Rizzo for 11.9 FanDuel points and he has a $2,900 salary on Friday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs have an implied total of 4.0 runs versus Cahill and the Pirates.
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