Joc Pederson leading off for Cubs against Mets
Chicago Cubs left fielder Joc Pederson is back in the lineup for Tuesday's game against right-hander Taijuan Walker and the New York Mets.
Pederson will return to left field and bat leadoff after being held out of the previous lineup against a left-hander. Kris Bryant will start on third base in place of Patrick Wisdom. Willson Contreras has been bumped down to fifth in the order.
numberFire’s models project Pederson for 12.3 FanDuel points and he has a $2,900 salary on Tuesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs have an implied total of 4.1 runs. Walker is registering a 24.9 strikeout percentage and 10.0 walk percentage this season. His walk rate is tied for third-worst among Tuesday's listed starters.
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