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Orioles' Richie Martin starting at shortstop in Saturday's second game against the Twins

Balitmore Orioles shortstop Richie Martin will start and bat seventh in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Martin will be in the lineup for Game 2 with Chris Davis sitting out.

Our models project Martin for 8.8 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,200.

Orioles' Jesus Sucre starting at catcher in Saturday's Game 2

Baltimore Orioles catcher Jesus Sucre will start and bat sixth in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Sucre will be behind the plate tonight with Pedro Severino resting.

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

Baltimore's Joey Rickard in Saturday's Game 2 lineup

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Joey Rickard is starting in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

What It Means:

Rickard will start tonight in left field with Dwight Smith Jr. sitting out.

Our models project Rickard for 9.9 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,700.

Mike Freeman starting at second base for Cleveland in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader

Cleveland Indians utility-man Mike Freeman will start and bat ninth in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Atlanta Braves.

What It Means:

Freeman will be in the lineup tonight with Jason Kipnis resting Game 2.

Our models project Freeman for 7.1 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,000.

Thon Maker playing with the Pistons' second unit on Saturday

Detroit Pistons forward Thon Maker will not start in Saturday's playoff matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.

What It Means:

Maker will come off the bench in Game 3 with Blake Griffin returning to the starting lineup. In a role with the second unit, our models project Maker to play 18.4 minutes.

numberFire's models project Maker to produce 15.8 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,900.

Roberto Perez starting at catcher for the Indians on Saturday night

Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez will start and bat eighth in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Atlanta Braves.

What It Means:

Perez will return to the lineup for Game 2 with Kevin Plawecki sitting.

Our models project Perez for 7.3 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,200.

Cleveland's Carlos Gonzalez batting fifth in the night game of Saturday's doubleheader

Cleveland Indians outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will start in Saturday's night game against the Atlanta Braves.

What It Means:

Gonzalez will start Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader with Greg Allen resting.

Our models project the veteran for 10.0 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,400.

Cleveland's Francisco Lindor leading off in Saturday's Game 2 lineup

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will start in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Atlanta Braves.

What It Means:

Lindor will start tonight at shortstop with Max Moroff sitting out.

Our models project Lindor for 11.5 FanDuel points at the cost of $4,000.

Atlanta's Tyler Flowers behind the plate for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader

Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers will start and bat eighth in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Cleveland Indians.

What It Means:

Flowers will catch tonight with Brian McCann given Game 2 of the doubleheader off.

Our models project Flowers for 8.0 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,400.

Braves' Matt Joyce not in Saturday's Game 2 lineup

Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Joyce is not starting in Saturday's Game 2 lineup against the Cleveland Indians.

What It Means:

Joyce will sit in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader with Nick Markakis shifting to right field, Josh Donaldson handling designated hitting duties, and Johan Camargo starting at third base.

In 14 at-bats this season, Joyce has produced two home runs and three RBI.

Atlanta's Johan Camargo starting in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader

Atlanta Braves infielder Johan Camargo will start and bat sixth in Saturday's night lineup against the Cleveland Indians.

What It Means:

Camargo will start tonight at third base with Josh Donaldson handling designated hitting duties, Nick Markakis moving to right field, and Matt Joyce heading to the bench.

Our models project Camargo for 9.1 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,700.

Detroit's Blake Griffin (knee) will play on Saturday

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (knee) will be available for Saturday's playoff matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.

What It Means:

Griffin is active for Game 3 after missing time with a sore left knee. In his usual high usage role, our models project the Detroit forward to score 19.3 points against Milwaukee.

numberFire's models project Griffin to produce 32.4 FanDuel points on Saturday.

Philadelphia's Jean Segura (hamstring) placed on the 10-Day Injured List

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Jean Segura was placed on the 10-Day Injured List after suffering a left hamstring injury.

What It Means:

Segura will miss time after being placed on the Injured List retroactive to April 16th. Expect Philip Gosselin to start at shortstop with Segura and Scott Kingery out with injuries.

In 67 at-bats this season, Segura has produced a .328 batting average, one home run, and ten RBI.

Philadelphia's Phil Gosselin starting at shortstop on Saturday

Philadelphia Phillies Philip Gosselin will start and bat seventh in Saturday's lineup against the Colorado Rockies.

What It Means:

Gosselin will start tonight at shortstop with Scott Kingery placed on the 10-Day Injured List.

Our models project Gosselin for 6.5 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,600.

Kole Calhoun out of the Angels' Saturday lineup

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun will not start in Saturday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Calhoun will rest tonight with Brian Goodwin starting in right field.

In 71 at-bats this season, Calhoun has produced a .183 batting average, 4 home runs, and 9 RBI.

Brian Goodwin starting in right field for the Angels on Saturday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin will start and bat seventh in Saturday's lineup against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Goodwin will return to the lineup tonight with Kole Calhoun sitting.

Our models project Goodwin for 7.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,200.

Justin Bour not in the Angels' Saturday lineup

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Justin Bour is not starting against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

What It Means:

Bour will head to the bench tonight with Albert Pujols starting at first base and Kevan Smith handling designated hitting duties.

In 53 at-bats this season, Bour has produced a .208 batting average, one home run, and five RBI.

Angels' Kevan Smith batting sixth on Saturday

Los Angeles Angels catcher Kevan Smith will start in Saturday's lineup against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Smith will handle designated hitting duties with Justin Bour receiving the night off and Albert Pujols starting at first base.

Our models project Smith for 7.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $2,100.

Jose Pirela starting for Padres on Saturday

San Diego Padres infielder/outfielder Jose Pirela is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Pirela is getting the nod in left field while batting eighth in the order against Reds starter Luis Castillo.

Our models project him for 9 fanduel points.

Domingo Santana returns to the Mariners' lineup on Saturday

Seattle Mariners outfielder Domingo Santana will start and bat second in Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels.

What It Means:

Santana is starting in left field tonight with Mallex Smith receiving Saturday off.

Our models project Santana for 10.1 FanDuel points at the cost of $3,500.

Francisco Mejia starting on Saturday for Padres

San Diego Padres catcher Francisco Mejia is in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Mejia is getting the nod behind the plate while batting second in the order against Reds starter Luis Castillo.

Our models project Mejia for 8.3 FanDuel points across 4.55 plate appearances.

Seattle's Mallex Smith sitting on Saturday

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith is not starting in Saturday's lineup against the Los Angeles Angels.

What It Means:

Smith will head to the bench tonight with Domingo Santana starting in left field, Jay Bruce moving to right, and Mitch Haniger to center.

In 79 at-bats this season, the speedy outfielder has produced a .203 batting average, 1 home run, and 5 RBI.

Franmil Reyes not in Padres' Saturday lineup

San Diego Padres outfielder Franmil Reyes is sitting on Saturday in the team's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Reyes is being replaced in right field by Hunter Renfroe against Reds starter Luis Castillo.

In 65 plate appearances this season, Reyes has a .196 batting average and a .723 OPS.

Austin Hedges sitting on Saturday for Padres

San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges is not in the lineup on Saturday in the team's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Hedges is being replaced behind the plate by Francisco Mejia against Reds starter Luis Castillo.

In 51 plate appearances this season, Hedges has a .170 batting average and a .554 OPS.

Phillies place Scott Kingery (hamstring) on the 10-Day Injured List

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Scott Kingery was placed on the 10-Day Injured List after suffering a right hamstring strain.

What It Means:

Kingery will miss some time after injuring his right hamstring on Friday. Look for Philip Gosselin to receive more playing time at shortstop.

In 32 at-bats this season, Kingery has produced a 406 batting average, 2 home runs, and 6 RBI.

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