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Minnesota's Marwin Gonzalez hitting in the sixth spot on Saturday

Minnesota Twins utility-man Marwin Gonzalez will start in Saturday's matchup against the Kansas City Royals.

What It Means:

Gonzalez will start in right field tonight with Max Kepler shifting to center to Byron Buxton sitting out.

Our models project Gonzalez for 11.9 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,200.

Twins' Byron Buxton resting on Saturday

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton is out of Saturday's starting lineup against the Kansas City Royals.

What It Means:

Buxton will head to the bench tonight with Max Kepler in center field and Marwin Gonzalez starting in right.

In 207 at-bats this season, Buxton is hitting .266 with 9 home runs and 38 RBI.

Cameron Maybin in Yankees' Saturday lineup

New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin is starting on Saturday in the team's game against the Chicago White Sox.

What It Means:

Maybin is getting the nod in right field while batting eighth in the order against White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez.

Our models project Maybin for 9.8 FanDuel points across 4.09 plate appearances.

Minnesota's Miguel Sano receives a breather on Saturday

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will not start against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

What It Means:

Sano will head to the bench tonight with Ehire Adrianza moving to third base, Jorge Polanco starting at shortstop, and Nelson Cruz handling designated hitting duties.

In 75 at-bats this season, Sano is hitting .240 with 6 homer runs and 12 RBI.

Gio Urshela sitting for Yankees on Saturday

New York Yankees infielder Gio Urshela is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Chicago White Sox.

What It Means:

Urshela is being replaced at third base by DJ LeMahieu against White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez.

In 199 plate appearances this season, Urshela has 30 RBI, a .303 batting average and an .812 OPS.

Nelson Cruz returns to the Twins' lineup on Saturday

Minnesota Twins outfielder Nelson Cruz will start in Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals.

What It Means:

Cruz will handle designated hitting duties tonight with Jorge Polanco starting at shortstop, Ehire Adrianza shifting to third base, and Miguel Sano sitting out.

Our models project Cruz for 11.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,900.

Yairo Munoz in Cardinals' Saturday lineup

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Yairo Munoz is starting on Saturday in the team's game against the New York Mets.

What It Means:

Munoz is getting the nod at third base while batting eighth in the order against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard.

In 68 plate appearances this season, Munoz has a .288 batting average and a .639 OPS.

Cam Gallagher heading to Kansas City's bench on Saturday

Kansas City Royals catcher Cam Gallagher will not start against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.

What It Means:

Gallagher will sit tonight with Martin Maldonado catching against the Twins.

In 69 at-bats this season, Gallagher is hitting .174 with five RBI.

Martin Maldonado catching for the Royals on Saturday

Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado will start and bat eighth in Saturday's lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Maldonado will start behind the plate tonight with Cam Gallagher sitting out.

Our models project Maldonado for 6.6 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,000.

Kolten Wong starting on Saturday for St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Kolten Wong is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the New York Mets.

What It Means:

Wong is getting the nod at second base while batting sixth in the order against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard.

Our models project Wong for 8.9 FanDuel points across 4.12 plate appearances.

Royals' Jorge Bonifacio receives Saturday off

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio is out of Saturday's starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Bonifacio will head to the bench tonight with Alex Gordon in left field, Whit Merrifield in right, Nicky Lopez at second base, and Adalberto Mondesi at shortstop.

In three at-bats this season, Bonifacio has not recorded a hit.

Paul Goldschmidt sitting on Saturday for St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Paul Goldschmidt is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the New York Mets.

What It Means:

Goldschmidt is being replaced at first base by Matt Carpenter against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard.

In 296 plate appearances this season, Goldschmidt has 12 home runs, 27 RBI, a .261 batting average and a .767 OPS.

Tommy Edman not in Cardinals' Saturday lineup

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Tommy Edman is sitting on Saturday in the team's game against the New York Mets.

What It Means:

Edman is being replaced at second base by Kolten Wong against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard.

In six plate appearances this season, Edman has a .167 batting average and a .500 OPS.

Kansas City's Adalberto Mondesi batting second on Saturday

Kansas City Royals infielder Adalberto Mondesi will start in Saturday's matchup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Mondesi will start at shortstop tonight with Nicky Lopez shifting to second base, Whit Merrifield moving to right field, and Jorge Bonifacio sitting out.

Our models project Mondesi for 11.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,700.

Mets' Juan Lagares receives a breather on Saturday

New York Mets outfielder Juan Lagares is out of Saturday's starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Lagares will head to the bench tonight with Carlos Gomez starting in center field.

In 119 at-bats this season, Lagares is hitting .185 with 2 home runs and 14 RBI.

Kyle Farmer starting on Saturday for Reds

Cincinnati Reds catcher Kyle Farmer is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Farmer is getting the nod at second base while batting eighth in the order against Rangers starter Mike Minor.

Our models are projecting Farmer for 7.8 FanDuel points across 3.81 plate appearances.

Carlos Gomez starting in center field for the Mets on Saturday

New York Mets outfielder Carlos Gomez will start and bat eighth in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Gomez will start in tonight's lineup with Juan Lagares receiving the night off.

Our models project Gomez for 8.8 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,500.

Phillip Ervin starting for Reds on Saturday

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Phillip Ervin is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Ervin is getting the nod in left field while batting fifth in the order against Rangers starter Mike Minor.

Our models project Ervin for 8.4 FanDuel points across 4.14 plate appearances.

Dominic Smith out of the Mets' Saturday lineup against St. Louis

New York Mets first baseman / outfielder Dominic Smith will not start against St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

What It Means:

Smith will head to the bench tonight with J.D. Davis starting in left field.

In 85 at-bats this season, Smith is hitting .341 with four home runs and ten RBI.

Mets' J.D. Davis batting second on Saturday

New York Mets utility-man J.D. Davis will start in Saturday's matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Davis will start in left field tonight with Dominic Smith sitting out.

Our models project Davis for 10.8 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,600.

Jose Peraza sitting on Saturday for Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds infielder Jose Peraza is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Peraza is being replaced in left field by Phillip Ervin against Rangers starter Mike Minor.

In 195 plate appearances this season, Peraza has a .210 batting average and a .593 OPS.

Jeff Mathis returns to the Rangers' lineup on Saturday

Texas Rangers catcher Jeff Mathis will start and bat eighth in Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Mathis will catch against Cincinnati with Tim Federorwicz receiving the night off.

Our models project Mathis for 6.2 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,100.

Derek Dietrich sitting on Saturday for Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Derek Dietrich is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Dietrich is being replaced at second base by Kyle Farmer against Rangers starter Mike Minor.

In 183 plate appearances this season, Dietrich has a .236 batting average and a .938 OPS.

Tim Federowicz heading to the Texas' bench on Saturday

Texas Rangers catcher Tim Federowicz is out of Saturday's starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Federowicz will receive a breather tonight with Jeff Mathis starting behind the plate against the Reds.

In 16 at-bats this season, Federowicz is hitting .313 with one home run and three RBI.

Delino DeShields out of the Rangers' Saturday lineup

Texas Rangers outfielder Delino DeShields will not start against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

What It Means:

DeShields will sit tonight with Danny Santana starting in center field.

In 127 at-bats this season, DeShields is hitting .228 with 1 home runs and 13 RBI.

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