Sunday means a full slate of matinee baseball around MLB. So rise and shine, fantasy baseball managers, and make sure you don’t miss out on any key sit/start decisions. Here’s today’s MLB lineup report.
MLB starting lineups: Sunday, April 23rd
Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 12:05 p.m. ET
No Kris Bryant after the slugger left Saturday’s game with a hip strain. Mike Moustakas fills in as the DH while Harold Castro gets a start at second base. No Elehuris Montero, while Ezequiel Tovar will play short.
4/23 Colorado Rockies Lineup:— Grand Slam Picks (@GSMLBPicks) April 23, 2023
1 RF Charlie Blackmon
2 LF Jurickson Profar
3 3B Ryan McMahon
4 1B C.J. Cron
5 DH Mike Moustakas
6 CF Yonathan Daza
7 2B Harold Castro
8 SS Ezequiel Tovar
9 C Brian Serven
SP:Jose Urena #Rockies #MLB
Alec Bohm will serve as the DH today as Edmundo Sosa plays third and Kody Clemens gets a start at first base.
#Phillies lineup in Series Finale vs Rockies at Citizens Bank Park on Peacock— David Malandra Jr (@DaveMReports) April 23, 2023
Wheeler RHP#COLvsPHI #RingTheBell
Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, 1:35 p.m. ET
Akil Baddoo will lead off for Detroit, while Zach McKinstry mans third and Kerry Carpenter serves as the DH.
E-Rod on the hill. pic.twitter.com/E0h0opuwP6— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) April 23, 2023
Jorge Mateo will try to give it a go again as he returns from a hip injury. Ryan McKenna will start in right while James McCann serves as the DH.
Jorge Mateo’s right hip will give it another go as this Orioles lineup will go for a sweep of the Tigers behind Grayson Rodriguez. pic.twitter.com/3qHNayCD4f— Nathan Ruiz (@NathanSRuiz) April 23, 2023
Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1:35 p.m. ET
Wil Myers continues to bat fifth despite his miserable year so far, while Jason Vosler starts at third (Spencer Steer will DH) and Stuart Fairchild gets the nod in left.
Series finale with Hunter Greene on the mound.— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) April 23, 2023
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Tucupita Marcano will play second while Canaan Smith-Njigba starts in left for Pittsburgh, giving Connor Joe a day off against a tough righty.
Lineup as the Pirates go for 7 in a row! pic.twitter.com/kpRUYKIpaz— Captain Henry Davis (@MVPHenryDavis) April 23, 2023
Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves, 1:35 p.m. ET
Mauricio Dubon leads off again while David Hensley plays first and Jake Meyers starts in center.
Time to close it out.— Houston Astros (@astros) April 23, 2023
: 12:35 PM
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Sean Murphy sits for a day game after a night game, as Chadwick Tromp will handle catching duties and Ozzie Albies moves to fourth in the order. Eddie Rosario will DH while Sam Hilliard and Kevin Pillar start in center and left.
Max on the mound!#ForTheA pic.twitter.com/4pX6B77zxd— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 23, 2023
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees, 1:35 p.m. ET
Alejandro Kirk will serve as the DH for Toronto as Danny Jansen catches and Kevin Kiermaier gets a start in center field.
Anthony Volpe leads off again while DJ LeMahieu returns to the lineup and will play first base. Oswald Peraza starts at third and Isiah Kiner-Falefa is back in center.
Today’s Yankees lineup. pic.twitter.com/3kJq8V0AG0— Brendan Kuty (@BrendanKutyNJ) April 23, 2023
Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 1:40 p.m. ET
Gavin Sheets gets a start in right and bats fifth for Chicago as Luis Robert leads off and Andrew Benintendi bats second.
Harold Ramirez will be the DH for Tampa, while Isaac Paredes starts at third, Luke Raley starts in right and Josh Lowe sits.
Starting lineups for #Rays vs #WhiteSox, Sunday, April 23, first pitch 1:40 PM ET at Tropicana Field. Live TV: Bally Sports Sun and MLB Network, Radio: WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM, WQBN/1300AM. pic.twitter.com/YRa3GqtYft— TB Rays Republic (@TBRaysRepublic) April 23, 2023
Miami Marlins vs. Cleveland Guardians, 1:40 p.m. ET
Jazz Chisholm drops to sixth in the lineup while Avisail Garcia serves as the DH and Garrett Hampson gets another start at short — he’s making a name for himself with Joey Wendle on the shelf.
#Marlins lineup going for a series sweep in Cleveland. LHP on the mound. Berti leading off and playing second, Hampson at short, Jazz batting sixth, off day for Arraez, Soler in right, Avisail Garcia at DH. Fortes catching Luzardo. pic.twitter.com/oFDvZ6R147— Jordan McPherson (@J_McPherson1126) April 23, 2023
Josh Naylor is back up to sixth in the order while Oscar Gonzalez continues to bat fifth despite his struggles this year. Gabriel Arias starts at second while Andres Gimenez gets a day off.
Cleveland Guardians Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) April 23, 2023
1. Steven Kwan (L) LF
2. Amed Rosario (R) SS
3. Jose Ramirez (S) 3B
4. Josh Bell (S) DH
5. Oscar Gonzalez (R) RF
6. Josh Naylor (L) 1B
7. Mike Zunino (R) C
8. Gabriel Arias (R) 2B
9. Myles Straw (R) CF
Washington Nationals vs. Minnesota Twins, 2:10 p.m. ET
Lane Thomas will get a day off while Alex Call leads off and Stone Garrett gets another start in left.
Washington Nationals Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) April 23, 2023
1. Alex Call (R) RF
2. Jeimer Candelario (S) 3B
3. Joey Meneses (R) DH
4. Luis Garcia (L) 2B
5. Keibert Ruiz (S) C
6. Dominic Smith (L) 1B
7. Stone Garrett (R) LF
8. CJ Abrams (L) SS
9. Victor Robles (R) CF
Donovan Solano leads off while Joey Gallo and Willi Castro man the corner outfield spots for Minnesota.
Your #MNTwins lineup for the final game of the series against the Washington Nationals— Twins Talk (@LetsTalk_Twins) April 23, 2023
1. Donovan Solano 1B
2. Carlos Correa SS
3. Byron Buxton DH
4. Jose Miranda 3B
5. Ryan Jeffers C
6. Jorge Polanco 2B
7. Joey Gallo RF
8. Willi Castro LF
9. Michael A. Taylor CF
Bailey Ober P
Boston Red Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 2:10 p.m. ET
The top four remain the same for Boston, while Enrique Hernandez starts at second and Jarren Duran is back in center.
Today’s lineup for Red Sox @ Brewers:— Tyler Milliken ⚾️ (@tylermilliken_) April 23, 2023
1. Verdugo RF
2. Devers 3B
3. Turner DH
4. Yoshida LF
5. K. Hernández 2B
6. Casas 1B
7. Duran CF
8. Wong C
9. Chang SS
Brayan Bello makes his second start of the season. 2:10 first pitch. pic.twitter.com/hbleSkbVwb
Victor Caratini will catch as William Contreras gets the day off. Jesse Winker DHs again and bats second while Joey Wiemer and Blake Perkins man center and right respectively.
Milwaukee Brewers Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) April 23, 2023
1. Christian Yelich (L) LF
2. Jesse Winker (L) DH
3. Willy Adames (R) SS
4. Rowdy Tellez (L) 1B
5. Brian Anderson (R) 3B
6. Victor Caratini (S) C
7. Brice Turang (L) 2B
8. Joey Wiemer (R) CF
9. Blake Perkins (S) RF
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. ET
It was only a matter of time: Say hello to starting shortstop Mookie Betts. Jason Heyward and David Peralta get starts in the outfield against a righty.
Today’s #Dodgers lineup at Cubs: pic.twitter.com/aiGjcf494k— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 23, 2023
It’s a day off for Trey Mancini, as Eric Hosmer plays first, Patrick Wisdom starts in left and Luis Torrens will serve as the DH with a lefty on the mound. Nick Madrigal gets the start at third.
Today's @Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers:— Cubs No-Hit Streak Bot (@CubsNHS_Bot) April 23, 2023
1. Hoerner, 2B
2. Swanson, SS
3. Bellinger, CF
4. Suzuki, RF
5. Wisdom, LF
6. Hosmer, 1B
7. Torrens, DH
8. Gomes, C
9. Madrigal, 3B
1:20 PM, Wrigley Field
Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers, 2:35 p.m. ET
It’s a day off for Brent Rooker as Jesus Aguilar will serve as the DH and Connor Capel starts in right and bats fifth. Tyler Wade gets a start at shortstop.
Day baseball pic.twitter.com/0jfjbWVe01— Oakland A's (@Athletics) April 23, 2023
Robbie Grossman will bat second while Ezequiel Duran gets a start at short and Bubba Thompson will play left.
Rangers starting lineup for April 23 vs. Oakland. pic.twitter.com/koVCDLewKu— Texas Rangers PR (@TXRangersPR) April 23, 2023
Kansas City Royals vs. Los Angeles Angels, 4:07 p.m. ET
Salvador Perez gets a day off behind the dish but slots in as the team’s DH on Sunday. Hunter Dozier gets the off day after going 3 for 5 on Saturday, and Michael Massey takes over at second base with Matt Duffy moving over to third.
Here's how we will take the field behind Jordan Lyles in the deciding game of our series vs. the Angels.#WelcomeToTheCity pic.twitter.com/yDfZCL82pc— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) April 23, 2023
After hitting two home runs on Saturday, Hunter Renfroe is rewarded with hitting in the clean-up spot in the series finale. Anthony Rendon gets an off day with Gio Urshela manning the hot corner, and Jake Lamb takes over at first base. With multiple catchers on the IL, Chad Wallach gets the start behind the plate.
Sunday ball— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) April 23, 2023
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San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 4:10 p.m. ET
Fernando Tatis hit a home run on Saturday and will bat leadoff on Sunday. After an off day on Saturday, Manny Machado is back playing third base for the series finale.
Series finale in AZ.#BringTheGold pic.twitter.com/L5cNZrlXeS— San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 23, 2023
Evan Longoria is back in the starting lineup for the Diamondbacks after coming off the bench on Saturday. He will bat clean-up and play third. Jake McCarthy, Nick Ahmed and Jose Herrera are all back in the lineup after being off on Saturday.
Game 23. #ArizonaBorn pic.twitter.com/S86CdCRMUr— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 23, 2023
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Seattle Mariners, 4:10 p.m. ET
Paul DeJong has been activated off the IL and will take over at shortstop and bat seventh. Nolan Gorman hit sixth on Saturday but will get a chance to bat second in the series finale. Jordan Walker is back in the lineup as both Dylan Carlson and Tommy Edman get the afternoon off.
Jack takes the hill for the series finale. pic.twitter.com/dui097EqKZ— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 23, 2023
The Mariners are putting the mantra “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” into action as they are going with the exact same lineup from Saturday's game again on Sunday.
Let's finish the weekend strong pic.twitter.com/YZ81AqVsk1— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) April 23, 2023
New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants, 7:10 p.m. ET
The Sunday lineup looks very similar to Saturday’s. One main difference is the Mets showing off their top prospects with Brett Baty and Francisco Alvarez both being in the batting order. Mark Canha gets the day off, Jeff McNeil moves to left and Luis Guillorme takes over second and bats ninth.
Sunday Night ⚾️ #LGM— New York Mets (@Mets) April 23, 2023