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MLB lineups for Saturday, May 6: Who’s starting, who’s sitting

We provide updates on MLB lineup news, providing fantasy baseball and betting analysis on Saturday, May 6th.

Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies bats against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park on May 5, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

It’s a full 15-game Saturday across MLB, with games running from 2:15 p.m. ET to 9:40 p.m. ET — which means plenty of time for fantasy baseball managers to monitor their lineups. Our daily lineup report will keep you up to date on everything you need to know about who’s in and who’s out.

MLB starting lineups: Saturday, May 6th

Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 2:15 p.m. ET

Zack McKinstry will lead off and start at second while Nick Maton plays third and Akil Baddoo gets a start in left.

Willson Contreras will DH again as Andrew Knizner catches and Dylan Carlson starts in center with Tyler O’Neill on the DL. Paul DeJong gets the start at short as Tommy Edman sits.

Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. ET

Jazz Chisholm remains sixth in the order with another lefty on the mound while Jon Berti leads off and plays short. Luis Arraez serves as the DH and Xavier Edwards makes his first start at second base.

Matt Mervis gets another start at first base while Nick Madrigal spells Patrick Wisdom at third and Trey Mancini serves as the DH.

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets, 4:10 p.m. ET

Randal Grichuk will start in left and bat second as Jurickson Profar sits while Harold Castro plays second and Brenton Doyle starts in center.

No Jeff McNeil against a lefty, while Eduardo Escobar fills in at second with Brett Baty at third and Francisco Alvarez behind the plate. Tommy Pham will start in left while Mark Canha sits with Pete Alonso serving as the DH.

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 4:10 p.m. ET

Willie Calhoun serves as the DH once again as Jake Bauers, Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Aaron Hicks man the outfield spots while Oswaldo Cabrera and Oswald Peraza sit.

Randy Arozarena will DH today as Luke Raley gets a start in left with Manuel Margot in center and Josh Lowe in right. Taylor Walls gets a start at third in place of Isaac Paredes while Brandon Lowe will play second.

Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Guardians, 6:10 p.m. ET

No Alex Kirilloff yet as Donavan Solano will get another start at first with Ryan Jeffers behind the plate and Willi Castro in left. Joey Gallo will have the day off against a lefty.

Amed Rosario remains ensconced in the two hole while Gabriel Arias gets a start in right over Oscar Gonzalez and Will Brennan.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:35 p.m. ET

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will serve as the DH with Brandon Belt getting a start at first, Alejandro Kirk behind the plate and Whit Merrifield at second.

Tucupita Marcano bumps Ke’Bryan Hayes out of the leadoff spot while Connor Joe starts at first, Carlos Santana serves as the DH and Miguel Andujar gets the nod in right.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET

Luis Robert is up to third in the order with a lefty on the mound while Andrew Benintendi drops to fifth with Yasmani Grandal as the DH and Adam Haseley in right.

Wil Myers returns in right field while Spencer Steer plays first again and Nick Senzel starts at third. Curt Casali will handle catching with Tyler Stephenson serving as the DH.

Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals, 7:10 p.m. ET

JJ Bleday gets the start in center as Esteury Ruiz serves as the DH, Shea Langeliers catches and Jesus Aguilar sits again.

Bobby Witt Jr. is back after a day off with Maikel Garcia at third, Michael Massey at second and Hunter dozier in right. Salvador Perez continues to DH with Freddy Fermin behind the plate.

Boston Red Sox vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 7:15 p.m. ET

Rob Refsnyder will DH and lead off against a lefty with Justin Turner at first, Enrique Hernandez at short, Christian Arroyo at second and Raimel Tapia in left. Connor Wong and Masataka Yoshida get the night off.

Kyle Schwarber continues to lead off with Bryce Harper at DH, Bryson Stott batting fifth and Edmundo Sosa at third.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:15 p.m. ET

Ramon Urias will start at first base with Ryan Mountcastle serving as the DH, Adam Frazier at second and Kyle Stowers in left.

Michael Harris II returns as Eddie Rosario gets the nod in left with Marcell Ozuna at DH and Vaughn Grissom back at shortstop.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants, 7:15 p.m. ET

Owen Miller gets a start at third with Jesse Winker at DH and Brian Anderson in right field.

LaMonte Wade Jr. continues to lead off against righties with Joc Pederson cleaning up, Joey Bart behind the dish, Brett Wisely at second and Cal Stevenson in center.

Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 8:10 p.m. ET

Lane Thomas is back in the leadoff spot with Stone Garrett in left and Alex Call sitting.

Corbin Carroll sits against a lefty while Evan Longoria serves as the DH, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. plays left, Dominic Fletcher is in right and Emmanuel Rivera spells Josh Rojas at third.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, 8:40 p.m. ET

Chris Taylor starts at third with Max Muncy as the DH and Trayce Thompson in left field.

Matt Carpenter will serve as the DH with Trent Grisham in center and Brett Sullivan behind the plate.

Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels, 9:07 p.m. ET

Robbie Grossman will bat second as the DH while Ezequiel Duran starts again at short with Leody Taveras in center and Travis Jankowski in left.

Zach Neto leads off again while Taylor Ward moves up to the cleanup spot as Anthony Rendon and Hunter Renfroe both get days off. Jake Lamb will start at first while Gio Urshela starts at third.

Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners, 9:40 p.m. ET

David Hensley starts at first with Jose Abreu serving as the DH and Yordan Alvarez in left, while Yainer Diaz gets the nod behind the plate.

Julio Rodriguez is back in the outfield as Cal Raleigh will serve as the DH and Tom Murphy catches.