Eddie Rosario hitting fifth for Braves in World Series opener
Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario is hitting fifth in Game 1 of the World Series against left-hander Framber Valdez and the Houston Astros on Tuesday.
Rosario has been lighting it up at the plate with a 1.313 OPS in the postseason, but the Braves are sticking with what got them here and hitting the outfielder fifth against Houston's southpaw starter. Jorge Soler is in the leadoff spot. Rosario is followed in the order by Adam Duvall, Travis d'Arnaud, Joc Pederson, and Dansby Swanson.
numberFire's models project Rosario to score 9.0 FanDuel points on Tuesday. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Braves have an implied total of 4.0 runs. Valdez is registering a 3.09 SIERA, 20.6% strikeout rate, 7.9% walk rate, and 72.1% ground-ball rate through his three playoff starts.
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