William Contreras on Braves' bench Tuesday
Atlanta Braves catcher William Contreras is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against right-hander Chad Kuhl and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Contreras is out of the lineup for the second time in the last four games. He is hitless and has struck out six times over his last 12 at-bats. Kevan Smith will catch for Ian Anderson and hit eighth on Tuesday.
numberFire’s models project Smith for 9.5 FanDuel points and he has a $2,000 salary on Tuesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Braves have an implied total of 5.1 runs. Kuhl is registering a 17.3 strikeout percentage with a 13.9 walk percentage this season.
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