It’s been a transaction-heavy Tuesday around MLB already, with Aaron Judge returning to the New York Yankees lineup and Max Fried landing on the IL. Our daily lineup report will keep you up to date on who’s in and who’s out so you can set your fantasy baseball and DFS lineups with confidence.
MLB starting lineups: Tuesday, May 9th
Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians, 6:10 p.m. ET
Zack McKinstry will lead off again with Nick Maton at DH, Akil Baddoo in left and Andy Ibanez at third.
Going for the series win. pic.twitter.com/qxNLmwdos8— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) May 9, 2023
Amed Rosario remains in the two-hole despite his awful start while Josh Naylor is back at first and Will Brennan gets the start in right.
A beautiful day in Cleveland, Ohio.#ForTheLand pic.twitter.com/RnrlMH81t2— Cleveland Guardians (@CleGuardians) May 9, 2023
Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:35 p.m. ET
Randal Grichuk will start in center and bat second as Jurickson Profar drops all the way to seventh. Willi Castro gets the nod at second base while Brenton Doyle sits.
Randal Grichuk hitting second for the #Rockies tonight, while Profar, brought in to be the lead off guy, moves back to seventh: pic.twitter.com/sUIkCV9gpE— Danielle Allentuck (@d_allentuck) May 9, 2023
Ji-Hwan Bae returns from his ankle injury and will start at second while Josh Palacios spells Connor Joe in right and Jack Suwinski takes center. Andrew McCutchen will serve as the DH.
Game 2 on deck.— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 9, 2023
93.7 The Fan | The PRN#LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/G9LIY6n6lj
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles, 6:35 p.m. ET
Harold Ramirez will serve as the DH today with Luke Raley in left and Manuel Margot in center as Jose Siri and Josh Lowe will sit. Taylor Walls gets a start at second and sends Brandon Lowe to the bench.
Lineup for 29-7 #Rays vs. #Orioles, with Eflin starting pic.twitter.com/l0PIFxbLfT— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 9, 2023
Cedric Mullins returns to the leadoff spot with Adam Frazier up to fifth in the lineup while Gunnar Henderson starts at third for the injured Ramon Urias. Kyle Stowers and Austin Hays will take the corner outfield spots.
#Orioles lineup: pic.twitter.com/C0u32lTiuu— Rich DubroffMLB (@RichDubroffMLB) May 9, 2023
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET
Brett Baty is up to fifth in the lineup as Daniel Vogelbach serves as the DH and Francisco Alvarez starts behind the dish.
Tonight’s starters in Cincy. #LGM— New York Mets (@Mets) May 9, 2023
Jake Fraley returns from his back injury and will start in left with Wil Myers in right, Tyler Stephenson at DH and Kevin Newman at short.
First of three between the Redlegs and the Metropolitans.— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 9, 2023
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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 6:40 p.m. ET
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. returns to the lineup after battling a wrist injury while Brandon Belt gets the start at DH and Alejandro Kirk will catch.
Hello, Philly #NextLevel pic.twitter.com/KpoDa36mz4— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) May 9, 2023
Bryson Stott leads off once again with Brandon Marsh dropping down to eighth in the order and Edmundo Sosa playing third.
#Phillies lineup vs. Blue Jays. 6:40 p.m. on NBCSP/94 WIP.— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) May 9, 2023
Oakland Athletics vs. New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
Oakland is stacking lefties against Clarke Schmidt, with Ryan Noda and JJ Bleday hitting second and fourth respectively. Tony Kemp will start in left with Jordan Diaz at second base and Shea Langeliers behind the dish.
Baseball from The Bronx ⚾️ pic.twitter.com/HziDifI5OZ— Oakland A's (@Athletics) May 9, 2023
All rise for the return of Aaron Judge, who’ll bat second and play right field in his return from the IL tonight. Jake Bauers will DH while Willie Calhoun sits and Aaron Hicks gets another start in left.
The Cap is back. #RepBX pic.twitter.com/zE1nN47e7G— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 9, 2023
Boston Red Sox vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:20 p.m. ET
Alex Verdugo will lead off followed by Masataka Yoshida while Justin Turner serves as the DH. Enrique Hernandez and Enmanuel Valdez continue to handle middle infield duties, and Reese McGuire will spell Connor Wong behind the plate.
Tonight’s lineup for Red Sox @ Braves:— Tyler Milliken ⚾️ (@tylermilliken_) May 9, 2023
1. Verdugo RF
2. Yoshida LF
3. Turner DH
4. Devers 3B
5. Duran CF
6. K. Hernández SS
7. Casas 1B
8. Valdez 2B
9. McGuire C
Nick Pivetta get the start. 7:20 first pitch. pic.twitter.com/yngty90eed
Eddie Rosario gets another start in left with Marcell Ozuna at DH and Orlando Arcia at short.
New series on deck!#ForTheA | @NewEraCap pic.twitter.com/eL3UCo7wp8— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) May 9, 2023
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:40 p.m. ET
Nolan Arenado returns to the lineup after missing Monday while Brendan Donovan gets another start in left and Paul DeJong spells Tommy Edman at shortstop. Willson Contreras continues to serve as the DH with Andrew Knizner behind the plate.
Game 2 lineup in the Windy City.#STLCards pic.twitter.com/HeK4uxVMKw— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 9, 2023
As expected, no Nico Hoerner for the Cubs tonight after the second baseman tweaked his hamstring last night. Nick Madrigal will play third and lead off with Eric Hosmer at DH and Christopher Morel at the keystone.
Tonight's @Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals:— Cubs No-Hit Streak Bot (@CubsNHS_Bot) May 9, 2023
1. Madrigal, 3B
2. Swanson, SS
3. Happ, LF
4. Bellinger, CF
5. Suzuki, RF
6. Hosmer, DH
7. Mervis, 1B
8. Morel, 2B
9. Amaya, C
6:40 PM, Wrigley Field
San Diego Padres vs. Minnesota Twins, 7:40 p.m. ET
Jake Cronenworth is up to second in the order while Juan Soto and Xander Bogaerts drop to fourth and fifth. Matt Carpenter will serve as the DH while Trent Grisham gets the nod in center.
Michael on the mound in Minnesota.#BringTheGold pic.twitter.com/S1NSvsMtYR— San Diego Padres (@Padres) May 9, 2023
Alex Kirilloff will start again at first base with Joey Gallo in left and Jose Miranda at third.
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals, 7:40 p.m. ET
Andrew Benintendi will lead off with Gavin Sheets in right and Yasmani Grandal serving as the DH. The red-hot Luis Robert is now back up to third in the lineup.
Tonight's #WhiteSox starters at Kauffman Stadium: pic.twitter.com/u07vSGvbGi— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) May 9, 2023
Vinnie Pasquantino gets a start at first as Nick Pratto sits while Hunter Dozier gets the nod at third. Edward Olivares and Nate Eaton flank Jackie Bradley Jr. in the outfield.
The #Royals go for their third win in a row.— Bally Sports Kansas City (@BallySportsKC) May 9, 2023
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:40 p.m. ET
Chris Taylor is up to the cleanup spot against a lefty while Max Muncy is back at third, Miguel Vargas plays second, Trayce Thompson gets a start in center and James Outman will serve as the DH.
Today’s Dodgers lineup— Blake Harris (@BlakeHHarris) May 9, 2023
Mookie Betts, RF
Freddie Freeman, 1B
Will Smith, C
Chris Taylor, LF
Max Muncy, 3B
Miguel Vargas, 2B
James Outman, DH
Trayce Thompson, CF
Miguel Rojas, SS
Noah Syndergaard, P
Victor Caratini spells William Contreras behind the plate as Brian Anderson plays third with Brice Turang at second and Tyrone Taylor in right.
Tonight's #Brewers lineup:— The Brewer Nation (@BrewerNation) May 9, 2023
Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angeles, 9:38 p.m. ET
Business as usual for the Astros, with Mauricio Dubon and Corey Julks getting a start in left as Michael Brantley still isn’t ready to return.
Astros lineup vs Shohei Ohtani: pic.twitter.com/JEnQdMk3kt— Julia Morales (@JuliaMorales) May 9, 2023
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners, 9:40 p.m. ET
Ezequiel Duran is up to the second spot with Travis Jankowski out, as Josh Smith gets a start in left and Brad Miller serves as the DH.
Rangers starting lineup for May 9 at Seattle. pic.twitter.com/dw5G6dIfv8— Texas Rangers PR (@TXRangersPR) May 9, 2023
Jarred Kelenic bats third again with AJ Pollock serving as the DH and Tom Murphy spelling Cal Raleigh behind the plate. Sam Haggerty gets a start at second while Jose Caballero takes over for the injured J.P. Crawford at shortstop.
May 9, 2023
Miami Marlins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET
Josh Rojas sits again with a lefty on the mound as Evan Longoria plays third with Emmanuel Rivera at DH and Corbin Carroll spelling Alek Thomas in center.
Game 36. #ArizonaBorn pic.twitter.com/O051uQM3pu— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) May 9, 2023
Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants, 9:45 p.m. ET
The recently recalled Jake Alu will make his MLB debut tonight, batting ninth and playing left field as Stone Garrett sits.
Washington Nationals Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) May 9, 2023
1. Lane Thomas (R) RF
2. Luis Garcia (L) 2B
3. Keibert Ruiz (S) C
4. Joey Meneses (R) DH
5. Jeimer Candelario (S) 3B
6. Dominic Smith (L) 1B
7. Alex Call (R) CF
8. CJ Abrams (L) SS
9. Jake Alu (L) LF
Austin Slater leads off with a lefty on the mound while David Villar serves as the DH and top prospect Casey Schmitt will bat seventh and play short in his MLB debut.
Giants’ lineup vs. Nationals:— Maria I. Guardado (@mi_guardado) May 9, 2023
Austin Slater - LF
Thairo Estrada - 2B
Mitch Haniger - RF
J.D. Davis - 3B
Wilmer Flores - 1B
David Villar - DH
Casey Schmitt - SS
Joey Bart - C
Brett Wisely - CF
Logan Webb - RHP