Cubs' Esteban Quiroz on bench Thursday
Chicago Cubs infielder Esteban Quiroz is not in the starting lineup for Thursday's series opener against right-hander Mitch Keller and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Zach McKinstry will move to second base in place of Quiroz and bat leadoff for the Cubs. Michael Hermosillo will replace Quiroz in the lineup to play center field and bat eighth.
McKinstry has a $2,200 salary on Thursday and numberFire’s models project him for 11.6 FanDuel points. Per our MLB Heat Map, the Cubs’ implied total (3.69) is No. 16 in the majors today.
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