Yet another doubleheader means a whopping 16 games on the MLB docket for Wednesday, May 3, and our daily lineup report is here to keep you up to date on who’s in, who’s out and who’s worth knowing about for your fantasy baseball lineups.
MLB starting lineups: Wednesday, May 3
New York Mets vs. Detroit Tigers, game one, 1:40 p.m. ET
Francisco Alvarez sits during the day game of this Detroit doubleheader, while Brett Baty starts at third base even with a lefty on the mound, Tommy Pham plays left and Mark Canha serves as the DH.
Mets Game 30 of 162, @ DET— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) May 3, 2023
Wednesday, May 3, 1:40 p.m. (1/2)
LHP Joey Wentz (0-3, 6.45)
Lucchesi LHP (1-0, 2.19)
Matt Vierling leads off with a lefty on the mound while the hot Javier Baez moves up to second in the order, Eric Haase serves as the DH and Jonathan Schoop gets a start at second base.
⚾️✖️✌️— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) May 3, 2023
Here’s how we line up for Game 1 of today's doubleheader. pic.twitter.com/1WIEqJtgGs
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers, 2:05 p.m. ET
No Corbin Carroll again, as the team continues to be cautious with his knee injury. Emmanuel Rivera will serve as the DH while Dominic Fletcher gets another start in right and Jose Herrera spells Gabriel Moreno behind the dish.
Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) May 3, 2023
1. Ketel Marte (S) 2B
2. Emmanuel Rivera (R) DH
3. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (R) LF
4. Christian Walker (R) 1B
5. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
6. Dominic Fletcher (L) RF
7. Nick Ahmed (R) SS
8. Alek Thomas (L) CF
9. Jose Herrera (S) C
Jonah Heim serves as the DH while Sandy Leon starts behind the dish and Leody Taveras plays center.
Rangers starting lineup for May 3 vs. Arizona. pic.twitter.com/ni3889a7un— Texas Rangers PR (@TXRangersPR) May 3, 2023
San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros, 2:10 p.m. ET
Austin Slater will lead off and play center with a lefty on the mound, while LaMonte Wade Jr. drops down to ninth, Mitch Haniger starts in left, Wilmer Flores serves as the DH and Joc Pederson gets a day off.
San Francisco Giants Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) May 3, 2023
1. Austin Slater (R) CF
2. Thairo Estrada (R) SS
3. Mitch Haniger (R) LF
4. J.D. Davis (R) 3B
5. Wilmer Flores (R) DH
6. Michael Conforto (L) RF
7. David Villar (R) 2B
8. Joey Bart (R) C
9. LaMonte Wade Jr. (L) 1B
Jeremy Pena drops back to sixth in the order as Mauricio Dubon leads off and David Hensley gets a start at DH.
Wednesday matinee.— Houston Astros (@astros) May 3, 2023
: 1:10 PM
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Cincinnati Reds vs. San Diego Padres, 4:10 p.m. ET
Jonathan India will serve as the DH as Kevin Newman gets a start at second base, while Nick Senzel plays third and Stuart Fairchild starts in right.
Going for another series win!— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 3, 2023
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Trent Grisham bumps Fernando Tatis Jr. from the leadoff spot while Matt Carpenter serves as the DH and Rougned Odor gets a start at second base.
Today’s lineup for the Padres. Day off for Manny Machado. pic.twitter.com/36UJjOwGz2— Sammy Levitt | Padres Radio Host (@SammyLev) May 3, 2023
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. ET
Bryce Harper will DH and bat third again while Kyle Schwarber leads off and Bryson Stott drops down to fifth. Drew Stubbs handles catching duties while J.T. Realmuto gets a day off.
Last one in LA #RingTheBell— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) May 3, 2023
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Jason Heyward will serve as the DH will David Peralta in left, Will Smith at catcher and Chris Taylor at shortstop.
#Dodgers lineup vs. Phillies— Dodger Blue (@DodgerBlue1958) May 3, 2023
RF: Mookie Betts
1B: Freddie Freeman
C: Will Smith
3B: Max Muncy
DH: Jason Heyward
CF: James Outman
2B: Miguel Vargas
LF: David Peralta
SS: Chris Taylor
New York Mets vs. Detroit Tigers, game two, 6:40 p.m. ET
Jeff McNeil slides into the third spot while Daniel Vogelbach will DH, Mark Canha starts in left, Francisco Alvarez gets the nod behind the dish and Luis Guillorme plays second.
Game 2 starters. #LGM— New York Mets (@Mets) May 3, 2023
Zack McKinstry will lead off for Detroit in game two as the Tigers reinsert their lefties, including Nick Maton at third and Akil Baddoo in left. Andy Ibanez will DH.
#Tigers lineup today for Game 2 of doubleheader vs. New York Mets:— Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) May 3, 2023
Zach McKinstry (2B)
Riley Greene (CF)
Javier Báez (SS)
Nick Maton (3B)
Spencer Torkelson (1B)
Akil Baddoo (LF)
Matt Vierling (RF)
Eric Haase (C)
Andy Ibáñez (DH)
Michael Lorenzen (RHP)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 6:40 p.m. ET
The typical lefty lineup for Pittsburgh, with Andrew McCutchen/Carlos Santana/Connor Joe in the middle and Miguel Andujar starting in right while Jack Suwinski sits. Ji-Hwan Bae gets a start at second base for Tucupita Marcano.
Round 2.— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 3, 2023
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Randy Arozarena gets the day off against Mitch Keller while Luke Raley, Josh Lowe and Jose Siri will comprise the outfield. Taylor Walls spells Isaac Paredes at third.
Lineup for 24-6 #Rays vs. #Pirates, with a day off for Arozarena. McClanahan starting. pic.twitter.com/rVuUREfsk6— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 3, 2023
Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins, 6:40 p.m. ET
Michael Harris II drops to ninth in the order against a lefty while Marcell Ozuna serves as the DH and Kevin Pillar gets another start in left.
Braves lineup 5/3 at Miami— Kris Willis (@Kris_Willis) May 3, 2023
1. Acuña RF
2. Olson 1B
3. Riley 3B
4. Murphy C
5. Albies 2B
6. Grissom SS
7. Ozuna DH
8. Pillar LF
9. Harris CF
Kyle Wright, RHP
Yuli Gurriel will start at first for the foreseeable future with Garrett Cooper on the IL, while Jorge Soler serves as the DH, Garrett Hampson spells Bryan de la Cruz in right and Jon Berti plays short.
The #Marlins lineup today. pic.twitter.com/cHTt6l8G65— Jordan McPherson (@J_McPherson1126) May 3, 2023
Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals, 7:05 p.m. ET
Trey Mancini will get a start at first tonight, while Eric Hosmer serves as the DH and Patrick Wisdom mans third.
Here is tonight's #Cubs starting lineup!— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 3, 2023
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It’s the same nine for the Nats, with Luis Garcia hitting second, Joey Meneses at DH and Lane Thomas in right.
Tonight:— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 3, 2023
The debut of our @MLBPipeline No. 20 overall prospect Jake Irvin.#NATITUDE pic.twitter.com/ELEUhaZwnP
Cleveland Guardians vs. New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
Business as usual for the Guardians, with Will Brennan in right, Josh Bell at DH, Andres Gimenez batting sixth and Cam Gallagher spelling Mike Zunino at catcher.
5/3 Cleveland Guardians Lineup:— Grand Slam Picks (@GSMLBPicks) May 3, 2023
1 LF Steven Kwan
2 SS Amed Rosario
3 3B Jose Ramirez
4 1B Josh Naylor
5 DH Josh Bell
6 2B Andres Gimenez
7 RF Will Brennan
8 CF Myles Straw
9 C Cam Gallagher
SP:Shane Bieber #ForTheLand #MLB
Jake Bauers returns from his knee injury and will make his second start for New York in right field, while Willie Calhoun DHs again and Isiah Kiner-Falefa starts in left.
Series Finale. #RepBX pic.twitter.com/C7yMpxM10k— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 3, 2023
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Matt Chapman will DH tonight as Whit Merrifield gets a start at second and Santiago Espinal slides over to third.
Toronto Blue Jays Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) May 3, 2023
1. George Springer (R) RF
2. Bo Bichette (R) SS
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (R) 1B
4. Matt Chapman (R) DH
5. Daulton Varsho (L) LF
6. Alejandro Kirk (R) C
7. Whit Merrifield (R) 2B
8. Santiago Espinal (R) 3B
9. Kevin Kiermaier (L) CF
Jarren Duran is back in center while Connor Wong will catch again after his big night on Tuesday. Enmanuel Valdez gets another start at second with Enrique Hernandez at short.
Tonight’s lineup for Blue Jays @ Red Sox:— Tyler Milliken ⚾️ (@tylermilliken_) May 3, 2023
1. Verdugo RF
2. Yoshida LF
3. Turner DH
4. Devers 3B
5. Duran CF
6. Casas 1B
7. Valdez 2B
8. K. Hernández SS
9. Wong C ( )
Nick Pivetta gets the start. 7:10 first pitch. pic.twitter.com/9B0tRTFPd1
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Max Kepler returns to the leadoff spot while Nick Gordon gets a start in center and Willi Castro mans third base.
Your #MNTwins lineup for the second game of the series against the White Sox— Twins Talk (@LetsTalk_Twins) May 3, 2023
1. Max Kepler RF
2. Jorge Polanco 2B
3. Carlos Correa SS
4. Byron Buxton DH
5. Trevor Larnach LF
6. Joey Gallo 1B
7. Nick Gordon CF
8. Willi Castro 3B
9. Ryan Jeffers C
Louie Varland P
Tim Anderson leads off again in his second game back from the IL with Luis Robert again batting fifth, Yasmani Grandal catching and Elvis Andrus at second.
Tonight's #WhiteSox starters vs. Minnesota: pic.twitter.com/V2FVuTMJ6C— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) May 3, 2023
Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals, 7:40 p.m. ET
Kyle Stowers finally cracks a lineup for Baltimore, starting in left and batting fifth, while Adam Frazier plays second, Ramon Urias takes third and Gunnar Henderson gets a day off. Ryan O’Hearn gets a start at first with Ryan Mountcastle serving as the DH.
Fired up pic.twitter.com/IyUk9eCgT0— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) May 3, 2023
Maikel Garcia gets another start at third base with Michael Massey at second and Nick Pratto at first. Iron man Salvador Perez is back catching after getting hit in the hand by a backswing last night.
Zack Greinke heads to the mound as we look to even the series vs. the Orioles.#WelcomeToTheCity pic.twitter.com/YwbzsJBWOo— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) May 3, 2023
Los Angeles Angels vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7:45 p.m. ET
Zach Neto continues to lead off over Taylor Ward while Chad Wallach catches and Gio Urshela plays first. Shohei Ohtani on the mound means no DH for L.A., as Luis Rengifo sits in favor of Hunter Renfroe in the outfield.
#Angels Lineup⚾— Anaheim Sports (@AnaheimSports1) May 3, 2023
Los Angeles Angels vs St. Louis Cardinals
May 3, 2023, 4:45 PM PST Busch Stadium
Shohei Ohtani ⚔️vs Miles Mikolas#LAAvsSTL #GoHalos #大谷翔平 #Ohtani pic.twitter.com/1qJA1WX6z8
Nolan Gorman will DH with Brendan Donovan at second as Lars Nootbaar leads off once again.
Miles on the mound tonight. #STLCards pic.twitter.com/hoeJNTCV9k— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 3, 2023
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies, 8:40 p.m. ET
Brenton Doyle finally gets a day off as Randal Grichuk plays center, Jurickson Profar takes left and Charlie Blackmon will DH.
Game 31 gives us #Rockies unique lineup 30 looking for win 11.— Blake Street Banter ⚾ (@blakestbanter) May 3, 2023
Give us RyMac Jack for the #RockiesHRPsychic pic.twitter.com/1J0i5KoJOG
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET
One-time top prospect JJ Bleday will make his 2023 debut after getting the call from Triple-A, while Tony Kemp hits and plays second, Brent Rooker serves as the DH, Ryan Noda plays first and Jesus Aguilar sits.
, , pic.twitter.com/6ugCQ36JVp— Oakland A's (@Athletics) May 3, 2023