Buster Posey Out of Giants Lineup Wednesday

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is out of the lineup for the matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday night.

Dealing with a thumb issue, Posey has made two starts since his injury on July 4. In Tuesday’s 6-8 loss, Posey went 1-for-3. A regular fixture in the Giants’ lineup, Posey has appeared in 60 games, slashing .330/.424/555 with 13 home runs.

Curt Casali will take over catcher duties, batting eight in Wednesday’s matchup. In his first season with the team, Casali is hitting .222, with a .321 OBP and four home runs, appearing in 45 games. He is priced at $2,900 on FanDuel.

The Giants will grab a series win, which will help keep their first-place position in the National League West, with a 59-35 record, currently holding on to a one-game lead in front of the Dodgers. The team will face Julio Urias, who will make his 20th start of the season. With a 3.78 ERA, Urias has a 12-3 record with a 26.8% K rate.

San Francisco is a +140 road Moneyline underdog against the Dodgers on FanDuel Sportsbook, in a game with an 8.5-run total.