MLB Daily Lineups & Injury News (April 8): Ketel Marte Placed on Injured List

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Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Thursday’s MLB slate. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out our Action Labs MLB lineups page.

Update 2:45 p.m. ET: The Diamondbacks have placed Ketel Marte on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain. Andrew Young was called up from the taxi squad.


Update 12:15 p.m. ET: Marte is confirmed out of the lineup for Thursday’s game. Josh VanMeter is starting at second base and Tim Locastro is starting in center field.


Arizona Diamondbacks star Ketel Marte is projected out of the lineup for Thursday’s game against the Colorado Rockies. Marte left Wednesday’s 8-0 loss after injuring his leg while trying to beat out a throw to first base in the sixth inning. We project Tim Locastro to get the start in Marte’s place.

Be sure to stay tuned to the Action Labs MLB lineups page for the status of Marte and every player on Thursday’s slate.

Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets, 1:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Marlins: Nick Neidert (R)
  • Mets: Taijuan Walker (R)

Projected Lineups

Miami Marlins vs. Walker (R) Position
Corey Dickerson LF
Miguel Rojas SS
Starling Marte CF
Jesus Aguilar 1B
Brian Anderson 3B
Adam Duvall RF
Jazz Chisholm 2B
Chad Wallach C
Nick Neidert P

Key Players Projected Out: None

New York Mets vs. Neidert (R) Position
Brandon Niimmo CF
Francisco Lindor SS
Michael Conforto RF
Pete Alonso 1B
Dominic Smith LF
Jonathan Villar 2B
Jeff McNeil 3B
James McCann C
Taijuan Walker P

Key Players Projected Out: None

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1:35 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Cubs: Jake Arrieta (R)
  • Pirates: Tyler Anderson (L)

Projected Lineups

Chicago Cubs vs. Anderson (L) Position
Willson Contreras C
Kris Bryant 3B
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Javier Baez SS
Joc Pederson LF
Jake Marisnick CF
Jason Heyward RF
David Bote 2B
Jake Arrieta P

Key Players Projected Out: Ian Happ

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arrieta (R) Position
Adam Frazier 2B
Kevin Newman SS
Bryan Reynolds LF
Colin Moran 1B
Phillip Evans 3B
Gregory Polanco RF
Jacob Stallings C
Dustin Fowler CF
Tyler Anderson P

Key Players Projected Out: None

Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles, 3:05 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (L)
  • Orioles: Matt Harvey (R)

Projected Lineups

Boston Red Sox vs. Harvey (R) Position
Enrique Hernandez 2B
Alex Verdugo CF
J.D. Martinez DH
Rafael Devers 3B
Christian Vazquez C
Marwin Gonzalez SS
Christian Arroyo 2B
Franchy Cordero LF
Bobby Dalbec 1B

Key Players Projected Out: Xander Bogaerts

Baltimore Orioles vs. Rodriguez (L) Position
Cedric Mullins CF
Trey Mancini DH
Anthony Santander RF
Ryan Mountcastle LF
Maikel Franco 3B
Pedro Severino C
Freddy Galvis SS
Rio Ruiz 3B
Pat Valaika 2B

Key Players Projected Out: None

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies, 3:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (R)
  • Rockies: Jon Gray (R)

Projected Lineups

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Gray (R) Position
Tim Locastro CF
Josh VanMeter 2B
Christian Walker 1B
David Peralta LF
Pavin Smith RF
Eduardo Escobar 3B
Stephen Vogt C
Geraldo Perdomo SS
Merrill Kelly P

Key Players Projected Out: Ketel Marte

Colorado Rockies vs. Kelly (R) Position
Garrett Hampson 2B
Raimel Tapia LF
Trevor Story SS
Charlie Blackmon RF
Ryan McMahon 3B
Josh Fuentes 1B
Sam Hilliard CF
Dom Nunez C
Jon Gray P

Key Players Projected Out: None

Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins, 4:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Mariners: Marco Gonzales (L)
  • Twins: Jose Berrios (R)

Projected Lineups

Seattle Mariners vs. Berrios (R) Position
Mitch Haniger RF
Ty France DH
Kyle Seager 3B
Jose Marmolejos 1B
Dylan Moore 2B
Taylor Trammell CF
Luis Torrens C
Sam Haggerty LF
J.P. Crawford SS

Key Players Projected Out: Evan White

Minnesota Twins vs. Gonzales (L) Position
Jorge Polanco 2B
Kyle Garlick LF
Nelson Cruz DH
Byron Buxton CF
Mitch Garver C
Max Kepler RF
Miguel Sano 1B
Andrelton Simmons SS
Luis Arraez 3B

Key Players Projected Out: Josh Donaldson

Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Royals: Brad Keller (R)
  • White Sox: Lance Lynn (R)

Projected Lineups

Kansas City Royals vs. Lynn (R) Position
Whit Merrifield 2B
Andrew Benintendi LF
Carlos Santana 1B
Salvador Perez C
Jorge Soler DH
Hunter Dozier 3B
Kyle Isbel RF
Michael A. Taylor CF
Nicky Lopez SS

Key Players Projected Out: None

Chicago White Sox vs. Keller (R) Position
Adam Eaton RF
Luis Robert CF
Jose Abreu 1B
Yoan Moncada 3B
Yermin Mercedes DH
Yasmani Grandal C
Nick Williams LF
Nick Madrigal 2B
Danny Mendick 2B

Key Players Projected Out: Eloy Jimenez, Tim Anderson

Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 4:15 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Brewers: Corbin Burnes (R)
  • Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (R)

Projected Lineups

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Wainwright (R) Position
Kolten Wong 2B
Keston Hiura 1B
Christian Yelich LF
Travis Shaw 3B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Avisail Garcia RF
Omar Narvaez C
Luis Urias SS
Corbin Burnes P

Key Players Projected Out: None

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Burnes (R) Position
Tommy Edman RF
Matt Carpenter 1B
Nolan Arenado 3B
Paul DeJong SS
Yadier Molina C
Dylan Carlson CF
Justin Williams RF
Tyler O’Neill LF
Adam Wainwright P

Key Players Projected Out: None

Los Angeles Angels vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Angels: Griffin Canning (R)
  • Blue Jays: Ross Stripling (R)

Projected Lineups

Los Angeles Angels vs. Stripling (R) Position
David Fletcher 2B
Shohei Ohtani DH
Mike Trout CF
Anthony Rendon 3B
Jared Walsh 1B
Justin Upton LF
Jose Iglesias SS
Kurt Suzuki C
Dexter Fowler RF

Key Players Projected Out: None

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Canning (R) Position
Marcus Semien 2B
Cavan Biggio 3B
Bo Bichette SS
Teoscar Hernandez RF
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 1B
Lourdes Gurriel Jr, LF
Randal Grichuk CF
Joe Panik 2B
Danny Jansen C

Key Players Projected Out: George Springer

Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros, 8:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starting Pitchers

  • Athletics: Cole Irvin (L)
  • Astros: Cristian Javier (R)

Projected Lineups

Oakland Athletics vs. Javier (R) Position
Mark Canha LF
Ramon Laureano CF
Matt Olson 1B
Matt Chapman 3B
Mitch Moreland DH
Jed Lowrie 2B
Sean Murphy C
Stephen Piscotty RF
Elvis Andrus SS

Key Players Projected Out: None

Houston Astros vs. Irvin (L) Position
Jose Altuve 2B
Michael Brantley LF
Alex Bregman 3B
Yordan Alvarez DH
Carlos Correa SS
Yuli Gurriel 1B
Kyle Tucker LF
Myles Straw CF
Jason Castro C

Key Players Projected Out: None

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