Howie Kendrick scratched himself on Wednesday’s stiffness as citizens start Carter Kieboom
Washington Nationals first baseman / hitter Howie Kendrick was scratched from Wednesday’s training against right arm Nate Pearson and the Toronto Blue Jays due to stiff back.
Kendrick was initially recorded on DH and third in the order. Asdrubal Cabrera will now cover those tasks and Carter Kieboom will start at third base and beat seventh.
The numberFire models predict that Kendrick beats .331 with 6 humeri and 22 RBI for the rest of the season.