Pirates' Phillip Evans in right field Monday
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder/outfielder Phillip Evans is in the starting lineup for Monday's series opener against left-hander Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals.
Evans will bat fifth and start in right field in place of Gregory Polanco. Ka'ai Tom and Bryan Reynolds will be in the other two outfield spots for Pittsburgh. Jacob Stallings will hit cleanup.
numberFire’s models project Evans for 9.2 FanDuel points and he has a $2,000 salary on Monday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Pirates have an implied total of 4.4 runs. Lester has the second-lowest strikeout rate this season (16.2 percent) out of Monday's listed starters.
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