Recent MLB Player News

Cleveland's Jose Ramirez (wrist) exits Saturday's game in the first inning

Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez (wrist) was forced to leave Saturday's matchup against the Kansas City Royals.

What It Means:

Ramirez exited in the first inning after appearing in pain immediately after a swing. The wrist injury is considered "discomfort" for now so stay tuned for an official diagnosis after the game.

If Ramirez were to miss time, expect infielder Mike Freeman to start at third base.

Mets' Jeff McNeil (hamstring) returns to the active roster on Saturday

New York Mets second baseman Jeff McNeil (hamstring) has been activated from the 10-day Injured List.

What It Means:

McNeil is back with the team after serving ten days on the Injured List with a mild hamstring injury. Expect the Mets' leadoff hitter to return to the lineup on Sunday.

In 397 at-bats this season, McNeil is hitting .332 with 15 home runs and 55 RBI.

Diamondbacks place David Peralta (shoulder) on the 10-Day Injured List

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta (shoulder) was placed on the 10-day Injured List on Saturday.

What It Means:

Peralta will miss additional time after the Diamondbacks placed the outfielder on the Injured List with right AC joint inflammation. Expect Tim Locastro to see more time in the outfield with Peralta out.

In 382 at-bats this season, Peralta is hitting .275 with 12 home runs and 57 RBI.

Josh Naylor starting on Saturday for San Diego

San Diego Padres infielder Josh Naylor is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Naylor is getting the nod in left field while batting second in the order against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

Our models project Naylor for 9.1 FanDuel points across 4.49 plate appearances.

Austin Hedges starting on Saturday for Padres

San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Hedges is getting the nod behind the plate while batting eighth in the order against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

In 271 plate appearances this season, Hedges has a .194 batting average and a .591 OPS.

Danny Jansen catching for Toronto on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen is batting ninth in Saturday's lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays.

What It Means:

Jansen will start behind the plate with Reese McGuire receiving a breather against the Mariners.

Our models project Jansen for 9.6 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,500.

Reese McGuire out of Toronto's Saturday lineup

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire is not starting in Saturday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

McGuire will head to the bench with Danny Jansen starting at catcher against Seattle.

In 42 at-bats this season, McGuire is hitting .238 with three home runs and four RBI.

Ty France sitting for Padres on Saturday

San Diego Padres infielder Ty France is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

France is being replaced at second base by Greg Garcia against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

In 126 plate appearances this season, France has a .214 batting average and a .578 OPS.

Blue Jays' Brandon Drury sitting on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays utility-man Brandon Drury is not starting in Saturday's matchup against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Drury will rest against Seattle with Vladimir Guerrero starting at third base and Rowdy Tellez handling designated hitting duties.

In 353 at-bats this season, Drury is hitting .224 with 14 home runs and 39 RBI.

Greg Garcia starting on Saturday for Padres

San Diego Padres infielder Greg Garcia is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Garcia is getting the nod at second base while batting leadoff against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

Our models project Garcia for 8.2 FanDuel points across 4.61 plate appearances.

Wil Myers sitting on Saturday for San Diego

San Diego Padres infielder/outfielder Wil Myers is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Myers is being replaced in left field by Josh Naylor against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

In 389 plate appearances this season, Myers has a .227 batting average and a .710 OPS.

Francisco Mejia not in Padres' Saturday lineup

San Diego Padres catcher Francisco Mejia is sitting on Saturday in the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.

What It Means:

Mejia is being replaced at shortstop by Austin Hedges against Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi.

In 210 plate appearances this season, Mejia has a .268 batting average and a .768 OPS.

Toronto's Billy McKinney in left field on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Billy McKinney is batting eighth in Saturday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

McKinney will start against the Mariners with Derek Fisher receiving the night off.

Our models project McKinney for 7.8 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,400.

Toronto's Derek Fisher receives a breather on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Derek Fisher is not starting in Saturday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Fisher will head to the bench with Billy Mckinney starting in left field against Seattle.

In 101 at-bats this season, Fisher is hitting .198 with 5 home runs and 13 RBI.

Rowdy Tellez batting cleanup for Toronto on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Rowdy Tellez is starting in Saturday's lineup against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Tellez will handle designated hitting duties with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. moving to third base and Brandon Drury receiving the night off.

Our models project Tellez for 10.9 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,400.

Stephen Vogt starting on Saturday for San Francisco

San Francisco Giants catcher/infielder Stephen Vogt is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Oakland Athletics.

What It Means:

Vogt is getting the nod at designated hitter while batting second in the order against Athletics starter Chris Bassitt.

In 203 plate appearances this season, Vogt has a .283 batting average and an .867 OPS.

Jurickson Profar returns to Oakland's lineup on Saturday

Oakland Athletics utility-man Jurickson Profar is batting eighth in Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants.

What It Means:

Profar will start at second base with Corban Joseph sitting out against San Francisco.

Our models project Profar for 7.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,200.

Corban Joseph heading to Oakland's bench on Saturday

Oakland Athletics second baseman Corban Joseph is not starting in Saturday's matchup against the San Francisco Giants.

What It Means:

Joseph will receive the night off against San Francisco with Jurickson Profar starting at second base.

In 26 at-bats this season, Joseph is hitting .192 with one home run and two RBI.

Francisco Cervelli in Braves' Saturday lineup

Atlanta Braves catcher Francisco Cervelli is starting on Saturday in the team's game against New York Mets.

What It Means:

Cervelli is getting the nod behind the plate while batting seventh against Mets starter Zack Wheeler.

Our models project Cervelli for 6.0 FanDuel points across 4.12 plate appearances.

Athletics' Chad Pinder hitting in the sixth spot on Saturday

Oakland Athletics utility-man Chad Pinder is starting in Saturday's lineup against the San Francisco Giants.

What It Means:

Pinder will start in left field with Robbie Grossman receiving the night off against the Giants.

Our models project Pinder for 7.2 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,500.

Alex Jackson sitting for Atlanta on Saturday

Atlanta Braves catcher Alex Jackson is not in lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the New York Mets.

What It Means:

Jackson is being replaced behind the plate by Francisco Cervelli against Mets starter Zack Wheeler.

In 15 plate appearances this season, Jackson has a .000 batting average and .133 OPS.

Oakland's Robbie Grossman receives Saturday off

Oakland Athletics outfielder Robbie Grossman is not starting in Saturday's lineup against the San Francisco Giants.

What It Means:

Grossman will head to the bench with Chad Pinder receiving the start in left field.

In 343 at-bats this season, Grossman is hitting .254 with 6 home runs and 34 RBI.

Eloy Jimenez starting on Saturday for White Sox

Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Jimenez is getting the nod at designated hitter while batting fifth in the order against Rangers starter Kolby Allard.

Our models project Jimenez for 7.5 FanDuel points across 4.17 plate appearances.

Matt Skole sitting on Saturday for White Sox

Chicago White Sox infielder Matt Skole is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Skole is being replaced at designated hitter by Eloy Jimenez against Rangers starter Kolby Allard.

In 51 plate appearances this season, Skole has a .222 batting average and a .539 OPS.

Orlando Arcia out of Milwaukee's Saturday lineup

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia is not starting in Saturday's matchup against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

What It Means:

Arcia will receive the night off against the Diamondbacks with Cory Spangenberg starting at shortstop.

In 401 at-bats this season, Arcia is hitting .229 with 14 home runs and 46 RBI.

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