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Piscotty is missing his fourth straight game because of a personal matter. There is no timetable for his return. Jose Martinez will take his place in LF batting eighth.
Randal Grichuk is getting a day off Monday after a 5-for-37 slump in the past 11 games. Tommy Pham will take his place in LF.
Guillermo Heredia has started six games in a row and with the Mariners headed to a two-game series with NL West leaders Colorado Rockies, Heredia will take a seat so they can keep Nelson Cruz in the lineup.
Adam Jones was scheduled to start but as a precaution, Buck Showalter will give him another day of rest as his hip and ankle injuries still linger.
Miguel Sano will resume his regular spot in the Twins lineup hitting fourth and playing 3B after two mental days off.
Yulieski Gurriel will sit Monday after six of the last seven games. Marwin Gonzalez will start in his place.
After Castro caught 15 innings in yesterday's game Chris Gimenez will start in his place so he can get a bit of a breather.
Yankees 3B Chase Headley is back in the lineup Monday after missing the past two games because of poor performance.
Orioles CF Adam Jones is back in the lineup Monday after two days of rest from injuries to his ankle and hip.
White Sox catcher Omar Narvaez is out of the lineup Monday as a standard day off. Kevan Smith will take his place in the lineup.
White Sox OF Leury Garcia is out of the lineup Monday for the second time in three days.