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Derek Hill held out of Tigers' lineup Thursday afternoon

Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill is not in the starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Mike Foltynewicz and the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Hill started the previous two games and five of six since the Tigers returned from the All-Star break. Victor Reyes will bat ninth while joining Robbie Grossman and Akil Baddoo in the outfield on Thursday afternoon.

numberFire’s models project Baddoo for 14.7 FanDuel points and he has a $3,200 salary on Thursday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Tigers have the second-highest implied total (5.0 runs) in the majors on Thursday. Among the slate's listed starters, Folty is registering the third-worst strikeout rate this season (16.7 percent). His xSLG (.496) ranks in the bottom six percent of the majors on the year.