OUTCurtis GrandersonCF/RF NYM 6 minutes ago
Granderson is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.
The Mets will deploy an outfield of Jay Bruce, Justin Ruggiano, and Yoenis Cespedes for Tuesday's matchup with Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia, which leaves Granderson on the bench. Granderson has struggled mightily against lefties the past two years, slugging under .400 against southpaws in 2015 and 2016.
Stephen VogtC/1B/DH OAK 6 minutes ago
Vogt is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Indians.
Vogt's production has taken a dive recently, as he's posted a .160/.192/.320 line over the last seven days. Oakland will give him the night off and start Bruce Maxwell behind the dish.
OUTRyan Howard1B/DH PHI 9 minutes ago
Howard is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the White Sox.
Despite the fact that the Phillies are playing in an American League park this week, Howard will still take a seat Tuesday with Philadelphia facing southpaw Carlos Rodon. Carlos Ruiz will serve as the DH instead of Howard, but Howard could draw in Wednesday against James Shields.
Brett EibnerOF OAK 9 minutes ago
Eibner is not in Tuesday's lineup for Oakland's matchup against Cleveland.
Eibner had started three straight games, going 2-for-10 in said outings. However, he'll be on the bench as Danny Valencia heads to right field for Tuesday's game. For the season, Eibner has posted an unimpressive .212 batting average and .274 on-base percentage.
Danny Valencia1B/3B/LF/RF OAK 13 minutes ago
Valencia is in the lineup Tuesday against the Indians.
As expected, Valencia is back in Oakland's lineup after sitting out their last two games. He'll start in right field and bat third for the A's matchup against Danny Salazar and the Indians.
15DAledmys DiazSS STL 14 minutes ago
Diaz (thumb) took ground balls Tuesday and hopes to be cleared for additional work when he sees a hand specialist next week, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
The 26-year-old shortstop is working his way back from a hairline fracture in his thumb that'll keep him out for at least the remainder of the month. However, the fact that he was able to take grounders Tuesday is a positive sign for his progress. Depending on how his visit with the hand specialist goes Monday, he could be cleared to resume swinging a bat in the near future.
Avisail GarciaLF/RF/DH CWS 20 minutes ago
Garcia is starting in right field for Tuesday's contest against the Phillies, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Garcia was activated from the DL on Tuesday, and the White Sox are wasting no time to return him to action. Garcia will have a favorable matchup to get back on track, as Jake Thompson is slated to take the mound for the Phillies.
OUTCesar Hernandez2B/SS/3B PHI 24 minutes ago
Hernandez is out of the lineupfor Tuesday's game against the White Sox.
Manny Burriss will get a rare start at second base Tuesday while Hernandez gets the day off against Chicago lefty Carlos Rodon. Hernandez had batted leadoff the past two games and was a hit shy of the cycle Sunday. He figures to rejoin the lineup for Wednesday's interleague matchup.
OUTKendrys MoralesDH KC 32 minutes ago
Morales is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Marlins, Joel Goldberg of FoxSports.com reports.
With Kansas City playing in an NL ballpark, Morales will head to the bench as his services at the DH spot won't be needed. Over the last 14 games, Morales, who owns a .430 slugging percentage for the year, has posted a mark of .532 while knocking three home runs and three doubles.
OUTKurt SuzukiC MIN 43 minutes ago
Suzuki is out of Tuesday's lineup against Detroit.
Juan Centeno will start behind the dish and hit seventh for the Twins' series opener against the Tigers. Suzuki will likely be back at his normal spot Wednesday.