Andrelton Simmons

FPPG: 5.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,200
FPPG: 5.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $2,200
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Andrelton Simmons absent from Cubs' Tuesday lineup

Chicago Cubs infielder Andrelton Simmons is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against right-hander J.T. Brubaker and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

What It Means:

Ildemaro Vargas is replacing Simmons at shortstop and hitting ninth. Simmons has only made one start in three games since returning from the injured list.

numberFire’s models project Vargas for 6.9 FanDuel points on Tuesday, and he has a $2,000 salary. Per our MLB Heat Map, Brubaker is registering a 24.3% strikeout rate and an 11.8% walk rate this season.