Beckham will start at shortstop and bat ninth in Sunday's game against the Royals. Regular shortstop Jordy Mercer is getting a breather, allowing Beckham to enter the lineup. The 32-year-old hasn't done much with the bat this year, as he's slashing just .216/.292/.388 with seven RBI in 50 games.
Beckham is starting at second base and batting eighth in Sunday's game against the Nationals. Beckham started four straight games earlier in the week, but this will be his first appearance in the series against Washington. The 32-year-old is slashing .221/.307/.410 with three home runs in 45 games.
Beckham will start at second base and bat eighth Thursday against the Rangers. Beckham will stick in the lineup for the fourth straight contest, signaling that manager Ron Gardenhire at least tentatively views him as the top option at the keystone. The veteran is batting just .171 in June and likely doesn't have much of a future with the rebuilding Tigers, so his standing atop the depth chart appears quite shaky.
Beckham is starting at second base and batting sixth in Sunday's game against the Braves. Beckham picks up his first start of the Atlanta series, though he did play four innings in Friday's game. The 32-year-old is slashing .229/.319/.446 with three home runs and five RBI in a reserve role for the Tigers this season and is mostly off the fantasy radar, due to his limited playing time and modest production.
Beckham will start at shortstop and bat leadoff Thursday against the Marlins, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. Beckham will bat out of the leadoff spot for the second straight day, with the two starts coming on rest days for everyday infielders Dawel Lugo and Josh Harrison. Though neither Lugo nor Harrison has done much to warrant regular at-bats, Beckham won't necessarily earn serious consideration for steady playing time due to his status as a 32-year-old journeyman on a rebuilding club.