Yasmani Grandal
Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal: Out of Sunday's lineup
Yasmani Grandal, C, LAD
4:06 PM
News: Grandal is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

The Dodgers tweeted an initial lineup featuring Grandal, but corrected their mistake shortly thereafter. It will be A.J. Ellis behind the plate for the evening contest, as it's typically Ellis who catches lefty Clayton Kershaw. Plus, Grandal had caught four straight games, so the timing was right for a routine day of rest.

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J.T. Realmuto
Marlins' J.T. Realmuto: Not in Sunday's lineup
J.T. Realmuto, C, MIA
12:42 PM
News: Realmuto is out of the lineup Sunday against the Braves, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.

After catching the first two games of the series, Realmuto will take a seat Sunday in favor of Jeff Mathis behind the plate.

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Derek Norris
Padres' Derek Norris: Gets a regular day off
Derek Norris, C, SD
12:26 PM
News: Norris is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports.

Chalk this up as a regular day of rest for the Padres' primary backstop, as Norris had received five straight starts behind the plate. Christian Bethancourt will take over behind the plate for the afternoon contest.

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Tyler Flowers
Braves' Tyler Flowers: Gets the day off Sunday
Tyler Flowers, C, ATL
12:00 PM
News: Flowers is out of the lineup Sunday against the Marlins.

After three straight starts at catcher, it was time for Flowers to get a regular day of rest. Veteran A.J. Pierzynski will man the backstop in his stead.

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Welington Castillo
Diamondbacks' Welington Castillo: Not in Sunday's lineup
Welington Castillo, C, ARI
11:50 AM
News: Castillo is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres.

Castillo will take a seat after making back-to-back starts behind the plate, giving way to Chris Herrmann on Sunday afternoon. The 29-year-old backstop has come back down to earth after a hot start, as a 1-for-15 slump has brought his batting average down to .265.

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Yadier Molina
Cardinals' Yadier Molina: Gets a rare day off
Yadier Molina, C, STL
10:02 AM
News: Molina is out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

Molina is one of the most heavily-used backstops in the bigs, as Sunday will be just his third day off in the month of May. While the veteran gets a maintenance day, Eric Fryer will take over behind the plate to catch Michael Wacha.

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Buster Posey
Giants' Buster Posey: Carries offense with two homers Saturday
Buster Posey, C, SF
12:42 AM
News: Posey had a huge day at the plate Saturday, going 2-for-5 with a pair of three-run shots in a 10-5 win over the Rockies.

Posey was the difference Saturday, carrying the offense with two opposite-field homers and driving in six of the team's 10 runs. His slash line was .264/.326/.434 coming into this game, so he hasn't been the dominant force at catcher we are used to seeing. A .270 BABIP - which is over 50 points lower than his career average - may be the main culprit here, as his walk, strikeout and contact rates are all on par with his career averages. Posey was also pulling the ball more than he had at any point of his career (46.5 Pull%), so the fact that both of his home runs were launched to the opposite field may be a sign he is adjusting back to his usual approach at the plate.

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Jonathan Lucroy
Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy: Sluggs eighth homer of season
Jonathan Lucroy, C, MIL
5/28/2016
News: Lucroy went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run, two runs and a strikeout Saturday against the Reds.

The power-hitting catcher hasn't very productive of late with only seven hits in his last 37 at-bats, but he had his second straight multi-hit game so he might be on the verge of breaking out. Lucroy, however, has only hit .189 over the past 10 games, so he needs to be more consistent to show fantasy owners his slump is on the rear view.

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Wilson Ramos
Nationals' Wilson Ramos: Not in lineup Saturday
Wilson Ramos, C, WAS
5/28/2016
News: Ramos is not in the lineup for Saturday's clash with the Cardinals, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

Ramos be replaced by Jose Lobaton behind the plate. He is simply receiving a day off. Expect him to return to the lineup in Sunday's series finale.

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Jose Lobaton
Nationals' Jose Lobaton: In lineup Saturday
Jose Lobaton, C, WAS
5/28/2016
News: Lobaton is in the lineup for Saturday's matchup with the Cardinals, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

Lobaton will fill in for the resting Wilson Ramos behind the plate. He will bat eighth in the order. Expect Ramos to return to the lineup Sunday.

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