After a light slate on Thursday with teams traveling, we’re back with a full MLB schedule on Friday, April 14th. That means plenty of news to monitor for your fantasy lineups, so we’ll have all the latest on who’s starting and who’s sitting today.
MLB starting lineups: Friday, April 14th
San Francisco Giants vs. Detroit Tigers, 6:40 p.m. ET
The Giants are stacking righties against lefty Joey Wentz, as Wilmer Flores, Darin Ruf, J.D. Davis and Heliot Ramos will all start while Joc Pederson and Michael Conforto (calf) rest.
Giants’ lineup vs. Tigers:— Maria I. Guardado (@mi_guardado) April 14, 2023
Thairo Estrada - LF
Wilmer Flores - 1B
Mike Yastrzemski - CF
J.D. Davis - 3B
Darin Ruf - DH
David Villar - 2B
Brandon Crawford - SS
Joey Bart - C
Heliot Ramos - RF
Sean Manaea - LHP
Javy Baez is back in the lineup after his base-running gaffe in Toronto this week, while Matt Vierling is hitting leadoff against lefty Sean Manaea.
#Tigers lineup today vs. San Francisco Giants:— Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) April 14, 2023
Matt Vierling (RF)
Tyler Nevin (3B)
Riley Greene (CF)
Javier Báez (SS)
Eric Haase (LF)
Spencer Torkelson (1B)
Miguel Cabrera (DH)
Jonathan Schoop (2B)
Jake Rogers (C)
Joey Wentz (LHP)
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET
Jake Cave and Edmundo Sosa start against a righty while Bryson Stott remains firmly planted in the leadoff spot.
Friday night baseball. #RingTheBell— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) April 14, 2023
: https://t.co/HhDxScbmEV // https://t.co/vgbMhIMsON pic.twitter.com/2Zx2oeTbx8
TJ Friedl and Jake Fraley are back in the lineup against Taijuan Walker, while notably Spencer Steer’s hot bat has him sticking at third base despite a righty on the mound.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Miami Marlins, 6:40 p.m. ET
Evan Longoria draws a start with lefty Trevor Rogers on the mound as Ketel Marte leads off and Gabriel Moreno is back behind the dish.
Game 14. #ArizonaBorn pic.twitter.com/p5KB2Xjq5M— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 14, 2023
No Luis Arraez (finger) or Jazz Chisholm (rest) for the Fish tonight, putting Jon Berti back in the lineup — while Avisail Garcia returns from his hamstring injury.
#Marlins lineup to start series vs the DBacks. No Luis Arraez or Jazz Chisholm Jr. Arraez, who injured his left index finger Wednesday, told us in the clubhouse today he anticipates being back in the lineup tomorrow.— Jordan McPherson (@J_McPherson1126) April 14, 2023
Cooper and Garcia are back.
Trevor Rogers on the mound. pic.twitter.com/MOMnWjdSbw
Cleveland Guardians vs. Washington Nationals, 7:05 p.m. ET
Cleveland will run out its usual lineup against righties, with Amed Rosario still hitting second and Andres Gimenez batting fifth. Will Brennan starts again in left.
Cleveland Guardians Lineup:— Newzgod a.k.a. El_Negro_Loco (@Newzgod_dfs) April 14, 2023
1. Steven Kwan (L) LF
2. Amed Rosario (R) SS
3. Jose Ramirez (S) 3B
4. Josh Naylor (L) 1B
5. Andres Gimenez (L) 2B
6. Josh Bell (S) DH
7. Will Brennan (L) RF
8. Mike Zunino (R) C
9. Myles Straw (R) CF
The Nats are running with their regular lineup against righty Zach Plesac, with Alex Call at leadoff and Luis Garcia up to fifth in the order.
Back home against Cleveland.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 14, 2023
#BloomDay // #NATITUDE pic.twitter.com/yQFH0VDkR9
Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
Donovan Solano is up to the three-hole for the Twins against lefty Nestor Cortes, while Edouard Julien drops down to eighth and Willi Castro and Kyle Garlick spell Trevor Larnach and Nick Gordon.
Your #MNTwins lineup for the second game of the series against the NY Yankees— Twins Talk (@LetsTalk_Twins) April 14, 2023
1. Byron Buxton DH
2. Carlos Correa SS
3. Donovan Solano 1B
4. Jose Miranda 3B
5. Ryan Jeffers C
6. Kyle Garlick RF
7. Willi Castro LF
8. Edouard Julien 2B
9. Michael A. Taylor CF
Louie Varland P
Still no DJ LeMahieu for New York, as Isiah Kiner-Falefa mans third base while Oswaldo Cabrera and Franchy Cordero take the corner outfield spots.
Friday night under the lights.#RepBX pic.twitter.com/qbzx1vN2LR— New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 14, 2023
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. ET
Lefties Luke Raley and Josh Lowe will get another start with righty Jose Berrios on the hill for Toronto, while Harold Ramirez serves as the DH and Isaac Paredes sits.
Looks like this is how 13-0 #Rays could line up against #BlueJays Berrios. 7:07p first pitch. Official lineups should be out soon. #RaysUp pic.twitter.com/vTVJ3KiE1Z— Ryan Bass (@Ry_Bass) April 14, 2023
Matt Chapman is back in the lineup after battling illness while Brandon Belt will DH again against righty Drew Rasmussen.
A new series begins tonight! #NextLevel pic.twitter.com/97pFtDHa8G— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 14, 2023
Los Angeles Angels vs. Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Jake Lamb continues to be the preferred option for L.A. at first base against right-handed pitchers.
#Angels Lineup⚾— Anaheim Sports (@AnaheimSports1) April 14, 2023
Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox
April 14, 2023, 4:10 PM PST Fenway Park
Patrick Sandoval vs Tanner Houck#LAAvsBOS #GoHalos #大谷翔平 #Ohtani pic.twitter.com/IhkRxU9Lkh
The Red Sox will stack righties against southpaw Kyle Anderson, as Rob Refsnyder hits third and Enrique Hernandez, Christian Arroyo and Yu Chang all start.
Lineup #RedSox Vs #Angels— Nilson Pepén (@JuniorPepen) April 14, 2023
K. Hernández CF
7:10 PM #DirtyWater #MediasRojas #MLB
Baltimore Orioles vs. Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Anthony Santander is back in the Orioles lineup and will DH tonight while Ryan Mountcastle’s recent hot streak has him hitting third against Michael Kopech.
#Orioles lineup: pic.twitter.com/E3E91rS6Lo— Rich DubroffMLB (@RichDubroffMLB) April 14, 2023
Welcome back, Eloy Jimenez. The White Sox outfielder is back in the lineup and off the IL tonight, while Yoan Moncada is placed in the injured list due to a back ailment.
#whitesox lineup vs #Orioles— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) April 14, 2023
1. Andrew Benintendi (L) LF
2. Luis Robert Jr. (R) CF
3. Andrew Vaughn (R) 1B
4. Eloy Jimenez (R) DH
5. Jake Burger (R) 3B
6. Yasmani Grandal (S) C
7. Lenyn Sosa (R) 2B
8. Oscar Colas (L) RF
9. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros, 8:10 p.m. ET
Josh Smith will seemingly get a chance to hit near the top of the order as he fills in for Corey Seager, while Brad Miller and Travis Jankowski start against righty Luis Garcia.
Rangers starting lineup for April 14 at Houston. pic.twitter.com/sly7K8tUOU— Texas Rangers PR (@TXRangersPR) April 14, 2023
Jeremy Pena is all the way down to seventh in the order now, even against a lefty. James Hensley will DH for Houston tonight.
Astros lineup with Luis Garcia on the mound: pic.twitter.com/jExtSZdciI— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) April 14, 2023
Atlanta Braves vs. Kansas City Royals, 8:10 p.m. ET
Atlanta welcomes Vaughn Grissom to the lineup in place of the injured Orlando Arcia while Kevin Pillar gets a rare start in left for Marcell Ozuna and Eddie Rosario serves as the DH.
Road trip starts tonight in Kansas City!#ForTheA pic.twitter.com/urWaMw7zdt— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 14, 2023
Franmil Reyes appears to have supplanted Hunter Dozier as the preferred DH option even against righties, while Edward Olivares and Kyle Isbel have locked down left and center respectively for K.C.
Brady Singer heads to the mound as we take on the Braves to open the homestand.#WelcomeToTheCity pic.twitter.com/lUTVqxxzsn— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) April 14, 2023
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 8:15 p.m. ET
Austin Hedges is back off the IL for Pittsburgh and will catch tonight while Andrew McCutchen starts at DH to spell Carlos Santana.
Game 2 vs. the Cardinals.— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 14, 2023
93.7 The Fan | The PRN #LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/XP6IvSF7g8
Normal righty lineup for St. Louis, with Brendan Donovan leading off, Alec Burleson in the two-hole and Nolan Gorman at DH. Dylan Carlson makes his return from a neck injury and will start in center for Tyler O’Neill.
Friday night under the lights! pic.twitter.com/79yjfBOY9r— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 14, 2023
New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET
A few changes for the New York at the bottom of the order tonight. Daniel Vogelbach will be in the six-hole at DH while Luis Guillorme will be batting eighth and in the infield at second.
Gameday in Oakland. #LGM— New York Mets (@Mets) April 14, 2023
Tony Kemp is back in the lineup tonight and he will be leading things off for the A’s.
Kap at it pic.twitter.com/YQnQAkUnwl— Oakland A's (@Athletics) April 14, 2023
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres, 9:40 p.m. ET
San Diego changing some things up with tonight’s order as Xander Bogaerts will lead off.
4/14 San Diego Padres Lineup:— Grand Slam Picks (@GSMLBPicks) April 14, 2023
1 SS Xander Bogaerts
2 3B Manny Machado
3 LF Juan Soto
4 DH Nelson Cruz
5 2B Ha-Seong Kim
6 C Luis Campusano
7 1B Brandon Dixon
8 CF Trent Grisham
9 RF Jose Azocar
SP:Michael Wacha #BringTheGold #MLB
William Contreras and Rowdy Tellez switch spots in the lineup tonight with the former batting third and the latter batting cleanup
Brewers Lineup: Yelich LF, Adames SS, Contreras C, Tellez DH, Anderson RF, Voit 1B, Brosseau 3B, Miller 2B, Wiemer CF— RotoGrindersMLB (@RotoGrindersMLB) April 14, 2023
Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. ET
Will Smith is not in the lineup for L.A. tonight as Austin Barnes will get the start at catcher. J.D. Martinez will slide up to third in the order.
Today’s #Dodgers lineup pic.twitter.com/0UaNIx8Noa— Jack Harris (@Jack_A_Harris) April 14, 2023
Good news for Chicago as Seiya Suzuki has been activated of the 10-day IL and will bat clean up tonight. Dansby Swanson will also get the start tonight after dealing with a side injury of his own.
Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers:— Meghan Montemurro (@M_Montemurro) April 14, 2023
Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET
Seattle released its lineup for tonight’s matchup against Colorado and there is no Cal Raleigh in the order. This is awkward considering that it’s Cal Raleigh bobblehead night at T-Mobile Park.
Back in our house pic.twitter.com/tKeploB58w— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) April 14, 2023
Kris Bryant is back in the lineup for Colorado tonight. Meanwhile, Alan Trejo is in for Mike Moustakas at third.
#Rockies lineup tonight in Seattle: pic.twitter.com/0xv5y2C8b8— Danielle Allentuck (@d_allentuck) April 14, 2023