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MLB lineups for Wednesday, May 24: Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa both out

We provide updates on MLB lineup news, providing fantasy baseball and betting analysis on Wednesday, May 24.

Rise and shine, DFS and fantasy players. We’ve got a batch of MLB matinees on Wednesday, May 24, with plenty of notable absences — Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Luis Robert Jr. and more — that will affect how you set your lineups. Our daily lineup report will keep you up to date with who’s starting and who’s sitting.

MLB starting lineups: Wednesday, May 24

Texas Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:35 p.m. ET

The usual nine for Texas, with Corey Seager serving as the DH today and Josh Smith getting a start at shortstop.

Andrew McCutchen will lead off and serve as the DH while Ke’Bryan Hayes is back up to third in the order. Connor Joe will start in right with a lefty on the mound while Rodolfo Castro gets a start at second and Ji-Hwan Bae sits.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:05 p.m. ET

Ketel Marte will lead off today with Emmanuel Rivera spelling Josh Rojas at third and Evan Longoria serving as the DH. Pavin Smith starts in right despite a lefty on the mound while Nick Ahmed gets the nod at short over Geraldo Perdomo.

Kody Clemens gets another start at first with Alec Bohm back in the lineup at third base and Drew Stubbs spelling J.T. Realmuto behind the plate.

San Francisco Giants vs. Minnesota Twins, 1:10 p.m. ET

Blake Sabol gets a start behind the plate with Brandon Crawford at short and Thairo Estrada serving as the DH.

No Carlos Correa as he nurses a bruised heel, with Kyle Farmer sliding to short and Donovan Solano playing third. The newly recalled Matt Wallner will fill in right field while Trevor Larnach battles pneumonia.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Guardians, 1:10 p.m. ET

Clint Frazier starts in center as Luis Robert Jr. nurses a sore hip while Seby Zavala spells Yasmani Grandal behind the plate.

Gabriel Arias starts in right field with Myles Straw returning to the lineup in center and Will Brennan sitting.

Houston Astros vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:10 p.m. ET

Mauricio Dubon starts at second as Jose Altuve battles an illness, while Chas McCormick takes left and Jake Meyers plays center.

Jesse Winker drops down to sixth in the lineup with Owen Miller playing third and batting cleanup and Brian Anderson in right field.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET

Paul Goldschmidt will serve as the DH as Brendan Donovan starts at first and Tommy Edman starts at short with Paul DeJong getting a day off. Oscar Mercado will play right field.

Nick Senzel gets a rare start in left field as Jake Fraley sits with a lefty on the mound. Kevin Newman will play third in his stead with Luke Maile serving as the DH and Jose Barrero starting in center.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 6:40 p.m. ET

Toronto is changing it up a bit tonight, with Ernie Clement starting over Whit Merrifield at second base and Nathan Lukes getting the nod in right while Daulton Varsho slides over to center and George Springer serves as the DH.

No Josh Lowe with a lefty on the mound, as Manuel Margot will start in right and lead off and Harold Ramirez serves as the DH. Luke Raley spells Yandy Diaz as first while Taylor Walls and Isaac Paredes play second and third, respectively.

San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals, 7:05 p.m. ET

Matt Carpenter will serve as the DH with Rougned Odor getting a start at second and Jake Cronenworth sliding back to first.

Stone Garrett gets a start in left with a lefty on the mound while Alex Call mans center field.

Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET

Adley Rutschman will serve as the DH to give James McCann a start behind the plate with a lefty on the mound. Gunnar Henderson sits as Joey Ortiz gets the nod at third base.

Jake Bauers gets a start at the DH spot for New York with Isiah Kiner-Falefa in left, DJ LeMahieu at third and Oswaldo Cabrera on the bench.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:20 p.m. ET

Josh Outman will sit tonight as Jason Heyward patrols center field and J.D. Martinez gets the nod at DH. Chris Taylor starts at short over Miguel Rojas.

Travis d’Arnaud will spell Sean Murphy behind the plate with Marcell Ozuna as the DH and Michael Harris II back in center.

Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals, 7:40 p.m. ET

Zach McKinstry leads off again with Andy Ibanez serving as the DH over Miguel Cabrera and Jonathan Schoop getting a start at second.

Matt Duffy will start at second and bat leadoff as Maikel Garcia shifts back to third and Michael Massey sits. Freddy Fermin gives Salvador Perez a day off behind the plate.

New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:40 p.m. ET

Brett Baty and Francisco Alvarez are both in the lineup for New York, while Daniel Vogelbach serves as the DH and Mark Vientos sits.

Miles Mastrobuoni will bat second and start at third base as Patrick Wisdom gets a night off. Christopher Morel will serve as the DH with Mike Tauchman drawing another start in center.

Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies, 8:40 p.m. ET

Jon Berti will lead off and play third tonight, with Joey Wendle playing short and Yuli Gurriel getting a start at first base. The newly signed Jonathan Davis gets his first start in center while Garrett Cooper serves as the DH.

Randal Grichuk spells Brenton Doyle in center field tonight with Mike Moustakas back in the lineup at first base.

Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels, 9:38 p.m. ET

Rob Refsnyder will lead off with a lefty on the mound with Justin Turner starting at first base and batting second. Pablo Reyes gets another start at second with Raimel Tapia spelling Alex Verdugo in right.

Taylor Ward starts for the first time in four days, leading off with a lefty on the mound. Brandon Drury will play first with Gio Urshela at third and Luis Rengifo at second.

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners, 9:40 p.m. ET

Seth Brown will bat third and start in right with JJ Bleday in left and Esteury Ruiz serving as the DH as Brent Rooker gets a day off.

Julio Rodriguez is up to second in the order with Eugenio Suarez third and Jarred Kelenic batting cleanup. Teoscar Hernandez will DH with AJ Pollock in left and Sam Haggerty filling in for the injured Ty France at first.