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MLB lineups for Sunday, May 7: Orlando Arcia back for Braves, no Adley Rutschman for O’s

We provide updates on MLB lineup news, providing fantasy baseball and betting analysis on Sunday, May 7.

Orlando Arcia of the Atlanta Braves takes fielding practice prior to the game between the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on May 6, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

Sunday means an early start across MLB — especially this week, with the first game getting underway at 11:35 a.m. ET in Atlanta. That means you’ll have to be particularly on top of setting your fantasy baseball lineups, but don’t worry, our daily lineup report will keep you up to date with everything to know about who’s starting and who’s sitting.

MLB starting lineups: Sunday, May 7

Baltimore Orioles vs. Atlanta Braves, 11:35 a.m. ET

Austin Hays finally returns from his finger injury, batting fifth and playing left field, while Adley Rutschman will cede catching duties to James McCann in an early start after a night game. Anthony Santander will DH while Jorge Mateo sits and Gunnar Henderson starts at short and bats cleanup.

Orlando Arcia will start at short in his return from a fractured wrist suffered last month while Eddie Rosario starts in left, Marcell Ozuna serves as the DH and Chadwick Tromp spells Sean Murphy behind the plate.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1:35 p.m. ET

Brandon Belt starts at first with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. on the shelf while Danny Jansen catches, Bo Bichette serves as the DH and Santiago Espinal starts at short.

Ke’Bryan Hayes is back leading off with Connor Joe in left, Jack Suwinski in center, Miguel Andujar in right and Mark Mathias spelling Tucupita Marcano at second.

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox, 1:35 p.m. ET

Bryson Stott is back leading off while Kyle Schwarber drops to fifth in the lineup. Brandon Marsh will start in center while Edmundo Sosa plays third.

Alex Verdugo is back in the leadoff spot while Raimel Tapia spells Masataka Yoshida in left field and Enmanuel Valdez gets another start at second. Connor Wong will catch after a day off on Saturday.

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets, 1:40 p.m. ET

Jurickson Profar will lead off while Randal Grichuk serves as the DH, Kris Bryant plays right and Charlie Blackmon gets a day off with a lefty on the mound. Elias Diaz sits with Austin Wynns starting behind the plate.

Jeff McNeil starts in right and will bat third as Brett Baty moves up to fifth in the lineup, Luis Guillorme gets the nod at second and Francisco Alvarez will catch.

Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Guardians, 1:40 p.m. ET

Max Kepler will lead off while Alex Kirilloff makes his first start of the year at first and Joey Gallo mans left.

Gabriel Arias starts over Amed Rosario at short while Myles Straw moves up to second in the lineup and Will Brennan gets the nod in right.

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 1:40 p.m. ET

Harold Ramirez will DH while Isaac Paredes starts at third and Manual Margot and Jose Siri man center and right, respectively.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa will start in right for New York with Oswaldo Cabrera at third, Aaron Hicks in left and Oswald Peraza sitting again with an ankle injury.

Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals, 2:10 p.m. ET

Jesus Aguilar is back in the lineup at DH with Carlos Perez spelling Shea Langeliers behind the plate and Jordan Diaz at second.

Bobby Witt Jr. returns to the lineup with MJ Melenez in right, Nick Pratto at first, Michael Massey at second and Jackie Bradley Jr. and Nate Eaton rounding out the outfield.

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

Matt Vierling leads off again with a lefty on the mound while Andy Ibanez starts at third and Jonathan Schoop mans second.

Lars Nootbaar leads off again while Nolan Gorman returns at second from his back injury and Brendan Donovan gets a rare start in left.

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

Jazz Chisholm is back leading off with Jesus Sanchez in right, Bryan de la Cruz in left, Yuli Gurriel at first and Jorge Soler serving as the DH.

Eric Hosmer will start at DH while Nelson Velazquez gets the nod in right, Matt Mervis starts again at first and Nick Madrigal spells Patrick Wisdom at third.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants, 4:05 p.m. ET

Tyrone Taylor gets a start in right with Brian Anderson at third and Brice Turang at second.

LaMonte Wade Jr. leads off yet again while Mitch Haniger bats third, Joc Pederson serves as the DH and Michael Conforto starts in right.

Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels, 4:07 p.m. ET

Robbie Grossman will start in right and bat second with Leody Taveras in center and Travis Jankowski in left as Adolis Garcia serves as the DH.

Taylor Ward returns to the top of the lineup while Anthony Rendon is back at third base and Hunter Renfroe plays right. Gio Urshela will start at short as Zach Neto gets a day off.

Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 4:10 p.m. ET

Lane Thomas will lead off and play right with Alex Call in center, Stone Garrett in right and Ildemaro Vargas spelling Jeimer Candelario at third base.

Corbin Carroll returns for Arizona as the DH with Pavin Smith in right, Dominic Fletcher in center and Geraldo Perdomo at short. Josh Rojas leads off and plays third after a day off yesterday.

Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners, 4:10 p.m. ET

Yordan Alvarez will DH today with Corey Julks in left and Jake Meyers in center.

Jarred Kelenic will bat third as Teoscar Hernandez serves as the DH and Jose Caballero gets the nod again at second. Taylor Trammell gets a start in left.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cincinnati Reds, 4:10 p.m. ET

Hanser Alberto will bat fifth and start at third while Yasmani Grandal serves as the DH and Gavin Sheets plays right field.

No Jake Fraley again as he nurses a back injury, forcing Henry Ramos to left and Wil Myers to right as Spencer Steer gets another start at first base. Kevin Newman will serve as the DH.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, 7:10 p.m. ET

Jason Heyward will DH and bat fifth while David Peralta plays left and Chris Taylor gets another start at short.

Nelson Cruz will handle DH duties against a lefty as Austin Nola catches and Adam Engel spells Trent Grisham in center.