Recent MLB Player News

Mets' Brett Baty (hamstring) returning to lineup Sunday

The New York Mets listed Brett Baty (hamstring) as a starter for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What It Means:

Baty will bat fifth in his return to the lineup Sunday after sitting multiple games out with a hamstring injury. His return will push Joey Wendle to the bench.

Baty has a $2,600 salary on FanDuel and is projected for 7 FanDuel points against the Dodgers.

Source: MLB

Josh Rojas starting Game 1 Sunday for Mariners

Seattle Mariners infielder Josh Rojas is in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the Colorado Rockies.

What It Means:

In Game 1 of the doubleheader, Rojas is getting the nod at third base, batting seventh in the order versus Rockies starter Cal Quantrill.

Our models project Rojas for 1.1 hits, 0.7 rusn, 0.1 home runs, 0.5 RBI and 10.9 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Jorge Polanco not in Mariners' Sunday lineup for Game 1

Seattle Mariners infielder Jorge Polanco is sitting Sunday in the team's game against the Colorado Rockies.

What It Means:

In Game 1 of the doubleheader, Polanco is being replaced at second base by Dylan Moore versus Rockies starter Cal Quantrill.

In 85 plate appearances this season, Polanco has a .174 batting average with a .634 OPS.

Source: MLB

Rockies' Elehuris Montero not in Game 1 lineup Sunday

The Colorado Rockies will not have Elehuris Montero in their lineup for Game 1 of their double header with the Seattle Mariners Sunday.

What It Means:

Montero will move to the bench Sunday while Michael Toglia starts at first base and hits eighth against Seattle.

Montero is projected to make 353 more plate appearances this season, with 15 home runs, 44 runs, 50 RBI, and a .247 batting average.

Source: MLB

Michael Busch in Cubs' lineup on Sunday

Chicago Cubs infielder Michael Busch is starting Sunday in the team's game against the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Busch is getting the nod at first base, batting fourth in the order versus Marlins starter Edward Cabrera.

Our models project Busch for 0.6 hits, 0.5 runs, 0.1 home runs, 0.4 RBI and 8.5 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Rockies' Michael Toglia starting at first for Game 1 Sunday

The Colorado Rockies will start Michael Toglia at first base for Game 1 of their double header with the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

What It Means:

Toglia will hit eighth and play first base while the Rockies moves Elehuris Montero to the bench for Game 1.

Toglia has a $3,100 salary and is projected for 6.3 FanDuel points against Seattle.

Source: MLB

Cody Bellinger in Cubs' lineup Sunday

Chicago Cubs outfielder Cody Bellinger is starting Sunday in the team's game against the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Bellinger is getting the nod in center field, batting second in the order versus Marlins starter Edward Cabrera.

Our models project Bellinger for 0.9 hits, 0.4 runs, 0.2 home runs, 0.5 RBI and 9.2 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Nick Madrigal not in Cubs' Sunday lineup

Chicago Cubs infielder Nick Madrigal is sitting Sunday in the team's game against the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Madrigal is being replaced at third base by Christopher Morel versus Marlins starter Edward Cabrera.

In 28 plate appearances this season, Madrigal has a .231 batting average with a .593 OPS.

Source: MLB

Sean Bouchard not in Rockies' Game 1 lineup Sunday

The Colorado Rockies did not list Sean Bouchard in their lineup for Game 1 of their double header with the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

What It Means:

Bouchard will be on the bench as the Rockies open their double header series. Jake Cave will start in right field and bat seventh against the Mariners.

Bouchard has continued to look good at the plate whenever the Rockies have given him the chance. He has only made 8 plate appearances this year, but will carry a 1.025 OPS into his next outing.

Source: MLB

Patrick Wisdom not in Cubs' lineup Sunday afternoon

Chicago Cubs infielder Patrick Wisdom is sitting Sunday in the team's game against the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Wisdom is being replaced in right field by Mike Tauchman versus Marlins starter Edward Cabrera.

In 9 plate appearances this season, Wisdom has a .125 batting average with a .597 OPS.

Source: MLB

Tim Anderson in Miami's lineup Sunday

Miami Marlins infielder Tim Anderson is starting Sunday in the team's game against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Anderson is getting the nod at shortstop, batting sixth in the order versus Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks.

Our models project Anderson for 1.0 hits, 0.5 runs, 0.3 RBI and 7.3 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Vidal Brujan not in lineup Sunday for Miami

Miami Marlins infielder Vidal Brujan is sitting Sunday in the team's game against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Brujan is being replaced at shortstop by Tim Anderson versus Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks.

In 26 plate appearances this season, Brujan has a .087 batting average with a .323 OPS.

Source: MLB

Jake Cave hitting seventh for Rockies in Game 1 Sunday

The Colorado Rockies will start Jake Cave in right field for Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Cave will take over in right field and bat seventh Sunday while Shane Bouchard sits.

Cave is projected for 8.3 FanDuel points and has a $2,700 salary for Game 1 on Sunday.

Source: MLB

Nolan Gorman starting Sunday for St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Nolan Gorman is in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

What It Means:

Gorman is getting the nod at second base, batting eighth in the order versus Brewers starter Colin Rea.

Our models project Gorman for 0.9 hits, 0.5 runs, 0.2 home runs, 0.5 RBI and 10.4 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Alan Trejo sitting for Rockies' Game 1 Sunday

The Colorado Rockies will not start Alan Trejo in their lineup for Sunday's first game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Trejo will take a seat Sunday now that Brendan Rodgers (illness) is healthy enough to play. Rodgers will cover second base and bat sixth.

Trejo has notched 2 hits in 18 plate appearances so far this season.

Source: MLB

Alec Burleson in lineup Sunday for St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Alec Burleson is starting Sunday in the team's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

What It Means:

Burleson is getting the nod at designated hitter, batting sixth in the order versus Brewers starter Colin Rea.

Our models project Burleson for 0.9 hits, 0.4 runs, 0.1 home runs, 0.4 RBI and 8.3 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Rockies' Brendan Rodgers (illness) gets nod for Game 1 Sunday

The Colorado Rockies listed Brendan Rodgers (illness) as their starter at second base for Game 1 of Sunday's series with the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Rodgers battled an illness earlier in the week, but has been given the go-ahead to play on Sunday. He'll cover second base and hit sixth while Alan Trejo sits.

Rodgers has a $3,100 salary on FanDuel and is projected for 7.5 FanDuel points in Game 1.

Source: MLB

Rockies' Elias Diaz not in Game 1 lineup Sunday

The Colorado Rockies did not list Elias Diaz as a starter for Game 1 of their Sunday doubleheader with the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Diaz will start Sunday's festivities on the bench, opening a spot in the lineup up for Jacob Stallings.

Diaz is having another solid year so far, with a .311 average in his first 67 plate appearances.

Source: MLB

Jordan Walker sitting for Cardinals on Sunday

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jordan Walker is not in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

What It Means:

Walker is being replaced in right field by Lars Nootbaar versus Brewers starter Colin Rea.

In 63 plate appearances this season, Walker has a .164 batting average with a .511 OPS.

Source: MLB

Jacob Stallings catching for Rockies' Game 1 Sunday

The Colorado Rockies listed Jacob Stallings as their starting catcher for their first of two games against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

What It Means:

Stallings will hit ninth and handle catching duties while Elias Diaz takes the first game of Sunday's double-header off.

Stallings has a $2,500 salary and is projected for 7.5 FanDuel points this afternoon.

Source: MLB

Ivan Herrera not in Cardinals' Sunday lineup

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ivan Herrera is sitting Sunday in the team's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

What It Means:

Herrera is being replaced behind the plate by Willson Contreras versus Brewers starter Colin Rea.

In 51 plate appearances this season, Herrera has a .250 batting average with a .768 OPS.

Source: MLB

Eddie Rosario not in Washington's Sunday lineup

The Washington Nationals will not have Eddie Rosario in their lineup for Sunday's game against the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Rosario will catch a breather Sunday while Jacob Young starts in centerfield and bats ninth.

Rosario had a fantastic bounce back year with Atlanta in 2023, but has yet to rekindle his production from that season this year. He's hitting .122 through his first 52 plate appearances.

Source: MLB

Joey Ortiz in lineup Sunday for Milwaukee

Milwaukee Brewers infielder Joey Ortiz is starting Sunday in the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Ortiz is getting the nod at third base, batting eighth in the order versus Cardinals starter Sonny Gray.

Our models project Ortiz for 0.7 hits, 0.4 runs, 0.1 home runs, 0.3 RBI and 6.2 FanDuel points.

Source: MLB

Owen Miller starting Sunday for Milwaukee

Milwaukee Brewers infielder Owen Miller is in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Miller is getting the nod at first base, batting seventh in the order versus Cardinals starter Sonny Gray.

In 2 plate appearances this season, Miller has yet to reach base.

Source: MLB

Jacob Young handling centerfield for Nationals Sunday

The Washington Nationals will start Jacob Young in centerfield for Sunday's game against the Houston Astros.

What It Means:

Young will bat ninth and take up centerfield for this afternoon's game while Eddie Rosario takes a seat.

Young has a $2,800 salary on FanDuel and is projected for 9 fantasy points against the Astros.

Source: MLB

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