Just six games on the docket today with most teams traveling for their weekend series, but setting your DFS and fantasy baseball lineups never takes a day off. Neither does our daily lineup report, so check back throughout the day to see who’s starting and who’s sitting around the Majors.
MLB starting lineups: Thursday, May 11
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds, 12:35 p.m. ET
No getaway day lineup for the Mets as they need every win they can get right now — both Brett Baty and Francisco Alvarez will start along with the rest of New York’s regulars, as Mark Canha gets a start in left and Daniel Vogelbach will DH.
Rubber game in Cincy.— SNY Mets (@SNY_Mets) May 11, 2023
⏰: 12:35 p.m.
: The SNY App pic.twitter.com/l6IFit0bs8
It’s also business as usual for Cincy, with Jake Fraley and TJ Friedl in the outfield while Henry Ramos spells the slumping Wil Myers in right. Tyler Stephenson will serve as the DH with Curt Casali behind the plate.
Today’s #Reds Lineup:— GENY Mets Report (@genymets) May 11, 2023
San Diego Padres vs. Minnesota Twins, 1:10 p.m. ET
Jake Cronenworth will bat second as Manny Machado serves as the DH and Ha-Seong Kim slides over to third base. Rougned Odor gets another start at second with a righty on the mound.
Morning baseball? Yu Betcha.#BringTheGold pic.twitter.com/EhWI7mq5OB— San Diego Padres (@Padres) May 11, 2023
Byron Buxton remains in the leadoff spot while the red-hot Alex Kirilloff moves up to fourth in the order. Nick Gordon gets a start in center with Kyle Farmer at third and Ryan Jeffers spelling Christian Vazquez behind the plate.
Your #MNTwins lineup for the final game of the series against the San Diego Padres— Twins Talk (@LetsTalk_Twins) May 11, 2023
1. Byron Buxton DH
2. Max Kepler RF
3. Carlos Correa SS
4. Alex Kirilloff 1B
5. Jorge Polanco 2B
6. Nick Gordon CF
7. Kyle Farmer 3B
8. Joey Gallo LF
9. Ryan Jeffers C
Bailey Ober P
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals, 2:10 p.m. ET
Adam Haseley gets a start in right with Gavin Sheets set to DH and Yasmani Grandal back behind the plate for Chicago. Hanser Alberto continues to start at third until Jake Burger and Yoan Moncada return.
Today's #WhiteSox starters for the series finale in Kansas City: pic.twitter.com/tbtCMVCouw— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) May 11, 2023
It’s a rare day off for Salvador Perez, as Nick Pratto gets a start in right with MJ Melendez serving as the DH and Vinnie Pasquantino playing first. Freddy Fermin will fill in behind the plate.
#Royals lineup vs. Mike Clevinger:— David Lesky (@DBLesky) May 11, 2023
Witt Jr. SS
Bradley Jr. CF
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
Brandon Lowe is back in the lineup at second while Taylor Walls spells Isaac Paredes at first, Luke Raley serves as the DH and Josh Lowe gets a start in right.
Lineup for 29-9 #Rays vs. #Yankees, with Rasmussen starting pic.twitter.com/E1KcQcViWb— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 11, 2023
Jake Bauers gets another start in left with Aaron Hicks still nursing a hip injury while Willie Calhoun once again serves as the DH and Oswaldo Cabrera sits.
New series coming up. #RepBX pic.twitter.com/Wq8ognyN4r— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 11, 2023
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET
Pavin Smith is up to third in the lineup and will DH tonight while Corbin Carroll sits and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Dominic Fletcher man the outfield corners.
Game 38. #ArizonaBorn pic.twitter.com/1VdBEArWLy— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) May 11, 2023
Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET
Robbie Grossman gets the start in left once again with Leody Taveras in center and Josh Smith at DH.
Tonight’s lineup for the @Rangers’ series opener against the Oakland @Athletics. pic.twitter.com/erOhViYM6D— Nate Miller (@Nate_Miller86) May 11, 2023
JJ Bleday will bat cleanup and start in right with Shea Langeliers returning behind the dish, Jordan Diaz at second and Tony Kemp in left.
The boys are back in town ⚾️ pic.twitter.com/m7PPN57dqO— Oakland A's (@Athletics) May 11, 2023