LF,CF,RF - BOS
Alex Verdugo went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored as the Red Sox beat the Orioles 7-3 on Thursday.
Verdugo now has four doubles over his past three games as the Boston offense is finally clicking on all cylinders. The 24-year-old remains a solid fantasy asset in all formats.
Alex Verdugo is absent from Wednesday's lineup against the Rays.
It's a routine day of rest for Verdugo as the Red Sox face a left-hander in Ryan Yarbrough today. Verdugo is batting just .158 to begin the season, but fantasy managers are encouraged to remain patient.
Alex Verdugo went 0-for-3 with a strikeout as the Red Sox lost to the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
Verdugo is 0-for-11 with two strikeouts to begin the year. He hit second in all three of Boston's losses to Baltimore over the weekend, which is a good spot for his fantasy value. Fantasy managers are encouraged to stay patient with the young outfielder.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora says he's still deciding whether Alex Verudgo will hit first or second this year.
Verdugo is hitting second in his first game of the spring on Friday. Enrique Hernandez has been leading off in the first few games. Verdugo's value is going to receive a boost as long as he's hitting first or second.
Manager Ron Roenicke said Alex Verdugo isn't expected to play in Sunday's season finale in Atlanta, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.
Verdugo has been dealing with a hamstring issue and there is no need to have him risk further injury. The 24-year-old outfielder will finish 2020 with a .308 batting average, six homers, 16 doubles, 36 runs, 15 RBI, and four stolen bases in 53 games.