MLB Lineups for Tuesday, April 20: Projected Starters and Injuries for Every Game

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The MLB Insiders page as part of Action Labs projects starting lineups and gives updated injury news for every MLB game, every day. Below, you will find the starting lineup projections for today’s MLB game. Be sure to check our MLB Insiders page at Action Labs for lineup projections throughout the day.

MLB Projected Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners, 4:10 p.m. ET

Dodgers Projected Lineups

RF – Mookie Betts
SS – Corey Seager
3B – Justin Turner
DH – Will Smith
CF – Chris Taylor
1B – Max Muncy
LF – A.J. Pollock
2B – Sheldon Neuse
C – Austin Barnes

P – Julio Urias

Mookie Betts (Arm) is questionable; Gavin Lux (Wrist) is injured

Mariners Projected Lineup

RF – Mitch Haniger
DH – Ty France
CF – Kyle Lewis
3B – Kyle Seager
C – Tom Murphy
1B – Evan White
LF – Taylor Trammell
2B – Dylan Moore
SS – J.P. Crawford

P – Marco Gonzales

Ty France (Arm) is questionable; Kyle Lewis (Knee) is probable

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians, 6:10 p.m. ET

White Sox Projected Lineups

SS – Tim Anderson
RF – Adam Eaton
3B – Yoan Moncada
1B – Jose Abreu
DH – Yermin Mercedes
C – Yasmani Grandal
CF – Luis Robert
LF – Andrew Vaughn
2B – Nick Madrigal

P – Carlos Rodon

Indians Projected Lineup

CF – Jordan Luplow
2B – Cesar Hernandez
3B – Jose Ramirez
DH – Franmil Reyes
LF – Eddie Rosario
SS – Amed Rosario
RF – Josh Naylor
C – Roberto Perez
1B – Yu Chang

P – Zach Plesac

Minnesota Twins vs. Oakland Athletics, 6:30 p.m. ET (Game 1)

Twins Projected Lineups

SS – Tim Anderson
RF – Adam Eaton
3B – Yoan Moncada
1B – Jose Abreu
DH – Yermin Mercedes
C – Yasmani Grandal
CF – Luis Robert
LF – Andrew Vaughn
2B – Nick Madrigal

P – Matt Shoemaker

Byron Buxton (Hamstring) is questionable

Athletics Projected Lineup

LF – Mark Canha
2B – Jed Lowrie
CF – Ramon Laureano
1B – Matt Olson
3B – Matt Chapman
DH – Mitch Moreland
C – Sean Murphy
RF – Seth Brown
SS – Elvis Andrus

P – Sean Manaea

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees, 6:35 p.m. ET

Braves Projected Lineups

RF – Ronald Acuna Jr.
1B – Freddie Freeman
LF – Marcell Ozuna
C – Travis d’Arnaud
2B – Ozzie Albies
DH – Pablo Sandoval
SS – Dansby Swanson
3B – Austin Riley
CF – Guillermo Heredia

P – Charlie Morton

Ozzie Albies (Calf) is questionable
Ronald Acuna Jr. (Abdominal) is questionable

Yankees Projected Lineups

1B – DJ LeMahieu
RF – Aaron Judge
CF – Aaron Hicks
DH – Giancarlo Stanton
SS – Gleyber Torres
3B – Gio Urshela
C – Gary Sanchez
LF – Clint Frazier
2B – Rougned Odor

P – Jameson Taillon

Gary Sanchez (Hand) is questionable

Baltimore Orioles vs. Miami Marlins, 6:40 p.m. ET

Orioles Projected Lineups

CF – Cedric Mullins
RF – Anthony Santander
LF – DJ Stewart
3B – Maikel Franco
1B – Trey Mancini
2B – Rio Ruiz
C – Pedro Severino
SS – Freddy Galvis

P – Matt Harvey

Marlins Projected Lineups

LF – Corey Dickerson
SS – Miguel Rojas
1B – Jesus Aguilar
RF – Adam Duvall
3B – Brian Anderson
2B – Jazz Chisholm
C – Jorge Alfaro
CF – Magneuris Sierra

P – Nick Neidert

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET

Diamondbacks Projected Lineups

2B – Josh Rojas
RF – Kole Calhoun
1B – Asdrubal Cabrera
LF – David Peralta
3B – Eduardo Escobar
SS – Nick Ahmed
C – Carson Kelly
CF – Nick Heath

P – Zac Gallen

Reds Projected Lineups

LF – Jesse Winker
1B – Joey Votto
SS – Eugenio Suarez
3B – Mike Moustakas
RF – Tyler Naquin
CF – Nick Senzel
2B – Jonathan India
C – Tucker Barnhart

P – Luis Castillo

Mike Moustakas (Illness) is questionable

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Detroit Tigers, 6:40 p.m. ET

Pirates Projected Lineups

2B – Adam Frazier
3B – Phillip Evans
LF – Bryan Reynolds
1B – Colin Moran
RF – Erik Gonzalez
DH – Gregory Polanco
C – Jacob Stallings
SS – Kevin Newman
CF – Dustin Fowler

P – Tyler Anderson

Tigers Projected Lineups

LF – Robbie Grossman
DH – Niko Goodrum
C – Wilson Ramos
3B – Jeimer Candelario
1B – Renato Nunez
SS – Willi Castro
2B – Jonathan Schoop
RF – Akil Baddoo
CF – JaCoby Jones

P – Michael Fulmer

San Francisco Giants vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 7:05 p.m. ET

Giants Projected Lineups

2B – Tommy La Stella
RF – Mike Yastrzemski
3B – Evan Longoria
1B – Brandon Belt
LF – Alex Dickerson
CF – Austin Slater
C – Buster Posey
SS – Brandon Crawford

P – Logan Webb

Buster Posey (Elbow) is questionable

Phillies Projected Lineups

LF – Andrew McCutchen
1B – Rhys Hoskins
RF – Bryce Harper
C – J.T. Realmuto
3B – Alec Bohm
SS – Didi Gregorius
2B – Jean Segura
CF – Mickey Moniak

P – Zack Wheeler

Didi Gregorius (Elbow) is questionable

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals, 7:05 p,.m. ET

Cardinals Projected Lineups

2B – Tommy Edman
1B – Paul Goldschmidt
3B – Nolan Arenado
C – Yadier Molina
SS – Paul DeJong
RF – Austin Dean
CF – Dylan Carlson
LF – Justin Williams

P – Adam Wainwright

Nationals Projected Lineups

SS – Trea Turner
RF – Juan Soto
1B – Josh Bell
LF – Kyle Schwarber
2B – Josh Harrison
3B – Starlin Castro
C – Yan Gomes
CF – Victor Robles

P – Patrick Corbin

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET

Blue Jays Projected Lineups

2B – Marcus Semien
SS – Bo Bichette
1B – Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
DH – Randal Grichuk
LF – Lourdes Gurriel
3B – Cavan Biggio
CF – Jonathan Davis
C – Danny Jansen
RF – Joshua Palacios

P – Hyun-jin Ryu

Cavan Biggio (Hand) is questionable

Red Sox Projected Lineups

CF – Enrique Hernandez
LF – Alex Verdugo
DH – J.D. Martinez
SS – Xander Bogaerts
3B – Rafael Devers
C – Christian Vazquez
RF – Hunter Renfroe
2B – Christian Arroyo
1B – Bobby Dalbec

P – Eduardo Rodriguez

New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:40 p.m. ET

Mets Projected Lineups

CF – Brandon Nimmo
SS – Francisco Lindor
LF – Dominic Smith
1B – Peter Alonso
RF – Michael Conforto
2B – Jeff McNeil
3B – J.D. Davis
C – James McCann

P – Taijuan Walker

Cubs Projected Lineups

CF – Ian Happ
C – Willson Contreras
1B – Anthony Rizzo
3B – Kris Bryant
LF – Joc Pederson
SS – Javier Baez
RF – Jason Heyward
2B – David Bote

P – Jake Arrieta

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals, 8:10 p.m. ET

Rays Projected Lineups

DH – Austin Meadows
LF – Randy Arozarena
2B – Brandon Lowe
1B – Yandy Diaz
3B – Joey Wendle
RF – Manuel Margot
CF – Kevin Kiermaier
C – Mike Zunino
SS – Willy Adames

P – Rich Hill

Royals Projected Lineups

2B – Whit Merrifield
1B – Carlos Santana
C – Salvador Perez
DH – Jorge Soler
3B – Hanser Alberto
RF – Hunter Dozier
LF – Andrew Benintendi
CF – Michael Taylor
SS – Nicky Lopez

P – Brad Keller

Houston Astros vs. Colorado Rockies, 8:40 p.m. ET

Astros Projected Lineups

CF – Myles Straw
LF – Michael Brantley
3B – Alex Bregman
1B – Yulieski Gurriel
RF – Kyle Tucker
SS – Carlos Correa
2B – Aledmys Diaz
C – Martin Maldonado

P – Luis H. Garcia

Martin Maldonado (COVID Protocols) is questionable
Alex Bregman (COVID Protocols) is questionable

Rockies Projected Lineups

LF – Raimel Tapia
2B – Ryan McMahon
SS – Trevor Story
RF – Charlie Blackmon
1B – C.J. Cron
CF – Garrett Hampson
3B – Josh Fuentes
C – Dom Nunez

P – Jon Gray

Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels, 9:38 p.m. ET

Rangers Projected Lineups

SS – Isiah Kiner-Falefa
LF – David Dahl
RF – Joey Gallo
1B – Nate Lowe
2B – Nick Solak
DH – Willie Calhoun
C – Jose Trevino
CF – Adolis Garcia
3B – Brock Holt

P – Jordan Lyles

Angels Projected Lineups

2B – David Fletcher
RF – Jared Walsh
CF – Mike Trout
1B – Albert Pujols
LF – Justin Upton
DH – Jose Rojas
SS – Jose Iglesias
C – Kurt Suzuki
3B – Luis Rengifo

P – Shohei Ohtani

Minnesota Twins vs. Oakland Athletics, 10 p.m. ET (Game 2)

Twins Projected Lineups

CF – Byron Buxton
3B – Josh Donaldson
DH – Nelson Cruz
1B – Miguel Sano
2B – Luis Arraez
SS – Jorge Polanco
C – Ryan Jeffers
RF – Max Kepler
LF – Jake Cave

P – Jose Berrios

Byron Buxton (Hamstring) is questionable

Athletics Projected Lineups

LF – Mark Canha
2B – Jed Lowrie
CF – Ramon Laureano
1B – Matt Olson
3B – Matt Chapman
DH – Mitch Moreland
C – Aramis Garcia
RF – Seth Brown
SS – Elvis Andrus

P – Jesus Luzardo

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres, 10:10 p.m. ET

Brewers Projected Lineups

CF – Jackie Bradley
C – Omar Narvaez
RF – Avisail Garcia
3B – Travis Shaw
1B – Keston Hiura
LF – Billy McKinney
SS – Luis Urias
2B – Jace Peterson

P – Corbin Burnes

Luis Urias (Calf) is questionable

Padres Projected Lineups

CF – Trent Grisham
2B – Jake Cronenworth
SS – Fernando Tatis Jr.
3B – Manny Machado
1B – Eric Hosmer
RF – Wil Myers
LF – Jurickson Profar
C – Victor Caratini

P – Chris Paddack

Trent Grisham (Quad) is questionable

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