Pederson isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Cardinals. Even though Pederson went 2-for-4 with an RBI against left-hander Jon Lester on Tuesday, he'll retreat to the bench with southpaw J.A. Happ taking the mound Wednesday. Guillermo Heredia will start in center field and bat seventh.
Pederson is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers. With southpaw Brett Anderson on the hill for the Brewers, Atlanta will overload its lineup with right-handed bats, leaving no room for the lefty-hitting Pederson. He'll be replaced in the outfield by Guillermo Heredia, while Ozzie Albies takes over as Atlanta's leadoff hitter.
Pederson went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored in Friday's 9-5 loss to Milwaukee. The outfielder has hit safely in his last seven games, going 12-for-29 (.414) in that span. Pederson has a .245/.307/.427 slash line with 13 home runs, 49 RBI, 41 runs scored and two stolen bases across 348 plate appearances between Chicago and Atlanta this year. Despite Atlanta's additions of Eddie Rosario (abdomen), Jorge Soler and Adam Duvall, Pederson figures to get a decent share of playing time in right field or center field over the last two months of the season.
Pederson (illness) is starting Wednesday against the Mets. Pederson was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to an upset stomach, but he'll return to action following a one-game absence. Across his last four starts, he's gone 7-for-17 with a home run, a double, five RBI, three runs and five strikeouts.
Pederson was scratched from Tuesday's lineup versus the Mets due to an upset stomach. Pederson was slated to start in right field and bat leadoff, but he'll instead be sidelined for at least one game due to the ailment. He should be considered day-to-day while Ehire Adrianza takes his place in the lineup.
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