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MLB lineups for Tuesday, May 30: Who’s starting, who’s sitting

We provide updates on MLB lineup news, providing fantasy baseball and betting analysis on Tuesday, May 30.

Harrison Bader the of New York Yankees points to the crowd after a home run during a game against the San Diego Padres at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2023, in New York, New York. Photo by New York Yankees/Getty Images

After a matinee-heavy Memorial Day weekend, we’re in for a full night of baseball around MLB, with 15 evening starts on tap for Tuesday, May 30. As always, our daily lineup report is here to keep you up to date on who’s in and who’s out so you can set your lineups with confidence.

MLB starting lineups: Tuesday, May 30

Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers, 6:40 p.m. ET

Robbie Grossman will serve as the DH tonight with Travis Jankowski in left and Leody Taveras in center.

Zack Short will spell Zack McKinstry in the leadoff spot for Detroit, with Eric Haase playing left and Tyler Nevin in for the injured Matt Vierling in right.

San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins, 6:40 p.m. ET

Jake Cronenworth slides into the leadoff spot with Rougned Odor taking second, Ha-Seong Kim at third and Gary Sanchez making his San Diego debut behind the plate.

Bryan de la Cruz will shift into the leadoff spot while Jorge Soler gets a rare start in right and Garrett Cooper will serve as the DH.

Cleveland Guardians vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:05 p.m. ET

Will Brennan starts in right field once again with Josh Bell at DH and Mike Zunino behind the plate.

Aaron Hicks won’t be making his Orioles debut tonight, as Austin Hays slides over to center field in the wake of Cedric Mullins’ injury and Terrin Vavra gets the start in left.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. ET

Darin Ruf leads off and serves as the DH against a lefty with Owen Miller batting second and Mike Brosseau getting a start at first.

Brandon Belt will clean up as the DH with Whit Merrifield in left, Daulton Varsho spelling Kevin Kiermaier in center and Cavan Biggio getting a start at second base.

Cincinnati Reds vs. Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET

TJ Friedl is back in the lineup and will lead off tonight, with Jake Fraley serving as the DH while Stuart Fairchild and Will Benson will man the outfield corners.

Alex Verdugo will sit as Raimel Tapia gets a start in right and will lead off tonight. Jarren Duran is up to fifth in the order while Enmanuel Valdez continues to start at second base.

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets, 7:10 p.m. ET

No Bryce Harper in the lineup tonight, with Kyle Schwarber at DH and Dalton Guthrie getting a start in left. Kody Clemens will play first while Alec Bohm slides back to third.

Francisco Alvarez’s hot hitting has him up to second in the order, while Mark Vientos serves as the DH against a lefty and Eduardo Escobar spells Brett Baty at third base.

Kansas City Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7:45 p.m. ET

Nick Pratto leads off again with Michael Massey serving as the DH, Maikel Garcia at third and Nicky Lopez at second.

Nolan Gorman starts at second with Juan Yepez serving as the DH, Brendan Donovan in right and Tommy Edman getting a rare start in center field.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. ET

Josh Lowe will start in right and lead off with Harold Ramirez at DH, Luke Raley at first and Manuel Margot in center.

Mike Tauchman continues to start in center field with Patrick Wisdom at third and Christopher Morel serving as the DH.

Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros, 8:10 p.m. ET

Joey Gallo will lead off tonight with Royce Lewis starting again at third and Max Kepler in right.

Jeremy Pena is back up to second in the order with Corey Julks getting a start in left and Cesar Salazar behind the plate.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. ET

No Mickey Moniak for L.A. as Taylor Ward will lead off and start in left. Brandon Drury starts again at second with Gio Urshela at third and Jared Walsh at first.

Jake Burger will DH and bat second against a lefty, with Andrew Benintendi dropping down in the order and Seby Zavala spelling Yasmani Grandal behind the plate.

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET

Randal Grichuk will serve as the DH with Kris Bryant and Jurickson Profar in the outfield corners as Charlie Blackmon sits. Nolan Jones gets another start at first base.

Ketel Marte leads off against a lefty with Emmanuel Rivera at third, Evan Longoria as the DH and Nick Ahmed subbing in for Geraldo Perdomo at short.

Atlanta Braves vs. Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET

Marcell Ozuna serves as the DH once again with Kevin Pillar starting in left with a lefty on the mound.

Seth Brown gets the start in right with Ramon Laureano serving as the DH as the struggling Brent Rooker gets another day off.

New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners, 9:40 p.m. ET

Greg Allen will play center with Harrison Bader on the IL while Isiah Kiner-Falefa plays left and Willie Calhoun serves as the DH. Jake Bauers will start at first as Anthony Rizzo (neck) gets another night off.

Teoscar Hernandez moves up to the cleanup spot against a lefty while AJ Pollock returns to the lineup from a leg injury. Jose Caballero starts at second with Sam Haggerty at DH.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants, 9:45 p.m. ET

No Bryan Reynolds tonight, with Jack Suwinski cleaning up and playing left while Ji-Hwan Bae takes center, Rodolfo Castro plays second and Josh Palacios serves as the DH.

LaMonte Wade Jr. leads off yet again with Michael Conforto and Mitch Haniger in the outfield corners and Casey Schmitt sliding over to second base with Thairo Estrada out.

Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. ET

Lane Thomas leads off again with Joey Meneses getting a start in right while Ildemaro Vargas takes left and Corey Dickerson serves as the DH.

Jason Heyward, David Peralta and James Outman comprise the outfield as L.A. looks to stack lefties against Jake Irvin. Max Muncy returns to the lineup after battling cramps the last couple of days while Miguel Rojas will play short over Chris Taylor.