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Wilmer Difo sitting for Pirates versus Diamondbacks

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Wilmer Difo is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday afternoon's series finale against left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

What It Means:

Difo is moving to the bench after starting the last three games. Kevin Newman is replacing Difo at shortstop and hitting seventh.

numberFire’s models project Newman for 8.2 FanDuel points and he has a $2,400 salary on Wednesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Pirates have an implied total of 4.3 runs. Bumgarner is registering a 24.3 strikeout percentage with a 6.8 walk percentage this season.