Third Base Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Chase Headley, 3B, NYY7/1/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Yankees third baseman Chase Headley had three hits and an RBI in the, 3-1, victory over the Angels on Wednesday.
Insight: Headley had an RBI-single in the third for the first run of the game. Headley is hitting .252 with eight home runs and 29 RBI in 298 at-bats this season.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI7/1/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco had three doubles, two RBI a walk and run in the loss to the Brewers on Wednesday.
Insight: Franco went 3-for-4 and picked up the two RBI on a double in the seventh and double in the ninth. Franco is hitting .305 with 10 home runs and 34 RBI in 174 at-bats this season.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR7/1/2015 5:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had a really nice day at the plate, hitting a single, double and home run in the, 11-2, victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Insight: Donaldson also had two RBI and two runs. His two-run blast went 442 feet in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .302 with 19 home runs and 51 RBI in 315 at-bats this season.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STL6/30/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Carpenter will get some rest against lefty Chris Sale. Mark Reynolds will slide over to third base, with Xavier Scruggs playing first.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT6/30/2015 3:49:00 PM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Harrison is getting the night off after going just 2-for-14 in the recent three-game set against Atlanta. Jung-Ho Kang will make the start at third base.
Casey McGehee, 3B, SFG6/30/2015 1:28:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Casey McGehee has been designated for assignment.
Insight: McGehee has proven to be useless at third base while batting .213 without any power. Matt Duffy has shown to be a much better option, batting .303 with eight homers. 37 RBI and an .840 OPS.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL6/29/2015 2:46:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez will get a routine day of rest on Monday.
Insight: He is hitting just .214 with a .658 OPS. Ramirez is a well-known second-half hitter (first half OPS .805 vs. .872 in the second half), so we still hold out hope for him to turn his season around.
Joey Gallo, 3B, TEX6/29/2015 10:52:00 AM
Description: Rangers 3B/OF Joey Gallo may have his playing time take a hit with the return of Josh Hamilton.
Insight: With Hamilton back and Adrian Beltre already taking the majority of the work at third base, Gallo will have to play a lot of center field if he's going to get into the lineup on a regular basis.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, SDP6/29/2015 9:44:00 AM
Description: Padres third baseman Will Middlebrook left Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks with an apparent sprained right ankle.
Insight: Middlebrooks is hitting .222 with nine home runs and 28 RBI this season. That probably doesn't put him on any fantasy radar screens.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA6/28/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager hit a big home run on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Seager tied the game in the ninth of Huston Street to tie the game at 2-2 and send it into extras. Unfortunately, Seattle could not pull it out, Tom Wilhelmsen threw a wild pitch to allow Kole Calhoun to score the game-winning run. Seager is now batting .262 with 12 homers and 38 RBI.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI6/28/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco had two hits and three RBI Sunday versus Washington.
Insight: This was Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader, and Franco continued to impress. He is now hitting .304 with 10 homers and 32 RBI overall.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN6/28/2015 9:39:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier hit a home run Sunday against the Mets.
Insight: Frazier continues to be one of the best power hitters in the NL over the past two seasons. He is now hitting .290 with 25 dingers and 53 RBI in 2015.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL6/28/2015 8:26:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado continued his torrid season Sunday versus San Francisco.
Insight: Arenado finished the game 2-for-4 with two dingers, and one coming off ace Madison Bumgarner. Arenado is having a fantastic campaign, batting .293 with 24 homers and 68 RBI overall.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/28/2015 5:05:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval blasted a homer Sunday against the Rays.
Insight: Sandoval finished the game 2-for-3, with the homer being a two-run shot. He is now batting .275 with seven home runs and 26 RBI this season.
Manny Machado, 3B, BALHot6/28/2015 4:17:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado hit a solo home run in the, 4-0, victory in the first game of the doubleheader versus the Indians on Sunday.
Insight: That is Machado's 15th homer of the season. He is also hitting .306 with 41 RBI and 49 runs in 288 at-bats.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR6/28/2015 3:53:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a solo home run in the, 3-2, victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Donaldson was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run in the game. He is hitting .301 with 18 home runs and 48 RBI in 302 at-bats this season.
Chris Johnson, 3B, ATL6/28/2015 12:41:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Chris Johnson is a career .417 hitter with two home runs and three RBI versus Pirates starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: Johnson it 5-for-12 with two homers and two double versus Locke. Johnson is hitting .230 with one homer and seven RBI in 87 at-bats this season. Perhaps this gets him going.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM6/28/2015 12:37:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .320 hitter with two home runs and seven RBI versus Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson.
Insight: Longoria also has a double against Masterson. Longoria is hitting .280 with eight home runs and 34 RBI in 261 at-bats this season.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHIHot6/28/2015 12:30:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco is 2-for-4 with a home run against Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg in his career.
Insight: It's obviously a small sample size, but Franco had success in his only other start versus Strasburg. It would be wise to start him on Sunday.
Juan Uribe, 3B, ATL6/28/2015 12:10:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Juan Uribe will get the game off on Sunday versus the Pirates.
Insight: Pedro Ciriaco will start at third base. Uribe is hitting .298 with three home runs and nine RBI in 104 at-bats since the Braves signed acquired him about a month ago.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM6/27/2015 9:39:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria hit a solo home run in the, 4-1, victory over the Red Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Longoria also had a double and was 2-for-4 in the game. He is hitting .280 with eight home runs and 34 RBI in 261 at-bats this season.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL6/27/2015 9:04:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado had an RBI-double in the loss to the Giants on Saturday.
Insight: Arenado had an RBI-double and scored as a part of the three-run first for Colorado, but San Francisco rallied in the seventh to win, 7-5. Arenado is hitting .290 with 22 home runs and 65 RBI in 276 at-bats this season.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR6/27/2015 8:29:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson had a single in the, 4-0, loss to the Rangers on Saturday.
Insight: Toronto only had three hits in the shutout, so not much fantasy production. Donaldson is hitting .299 with 17 home runs and 47 RBI in 298 at-bats this season.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COLHot6/27/2015 10:46:00 AM
Description: Is there anyone hotter than Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado at the moment?
Insight: Alex, the correct answer is no. Arenado has hit six homers and knocked in 11 over the past five games. He is batting .290 with 22 homers and 64 RBI. He's also 5-for-12 (.417) against Saturday's starter Tim Lincecum.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/26/2015 5:55:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Just a normal day of rest for Rodriguez. Carlos Beltran will be the designated hitter, with Garrett Jones getting the nod in right field.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHC6/26/2015 4:45:00 PM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced out of Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms and should be considered questionable for Friday's game against St. Louis. Update: Bryant is back in the lineup. .
Insight: Bryant shouldn't miss too much time, but fantasy owners should probably make plans for a day or two. He has 10 home runs with 42 RBI and a .279 average this season and is a top candidate for NL rookie of the year.
Joey Gallo, 3B, TEX6/26/2015 4:26:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo is not in the starting lineup for Friday's contest with the Blue Jays.
Insight: Gallo hasn't hit a home run in seven games and is batting .154 over that span. Ryan Rua will start in left field.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/26/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quad.
Insight: Rendon had raised his average to .290 with five extra-base hits and nine runs in 69 at-bats this year, but will now miss a couple of weeks.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/26/2015 10:55:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon took Thursday afternoon off, but perhaps he should take Friday as well.
Insight: Rendon has raised his average to .290 with five extra-base hits and nine runs in 69 at-bats this year, but he's hitless in 10 tries against Phillies starter Aaron Harang.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHC6/26/2015 10:07:00 AM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced out of Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms and should be considered questionable for Friday's game against St. Louis .
Insight: Bryant shouldn't miss too much time, but fantasy owners should probably make plans for a day or two. He has 10 home runs with 42 RBI and a .279 average this season and is a top candidate for NL rookie of the year.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COLHot6/25/2015 7:02:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado smacked a home run during Thursday's win over Arizona.
Insight: Arenado has now hit three home runs over the past three games, and is batting .287 with 20 homers and 60 RBI overall.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHC6/25/2015 3:32:00 PM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced out of Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms.
Insight: Bryant shouldn't miss much time. He has 10 home runs with 42 RBI and a .279 average this season and is a top candidate for NL rookie of the year.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/25/2015 1:33:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon will get Thursday afternoon off.
Insight: The Nationals have Danny Espinosa at second base today. Rendon has raised his average to .290 with five extra-base hits and nine runs in 69 at-bats this year.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL6/25/2015 11:06:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez will get a routine day of rest on Thursday.
Insight: He is hitting just .215 with a .654 OPS. Ramirez is a well-known second-half hitter (first half OPS .805 vs. .872 in the second half), so we still hold out hope for him to turn his season around.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEXCold6/25/2015 10:00:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, just off the disabled list, should not be started on Thursday.
Insight: Just a few days ago, it was reported Beltre was unable to swing a bat and he's 1-for-8 since returning. Add on that he's a career 2-for-22 (091) against Thursday's starter, Sonny Gray, and it's a matchup to be avoided.
Yasmany Tomas, 3B, ARI6/24/2015 5:10:00 PM
Description: Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas (illness) is back in Wednesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Tomas was a late scratch on Tuesday, but is ready to roll on Wednesday. He has three homers, 25 RBI, and a .315 BA this season.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CINHot6/24/2015 3:38:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is 4-for-11 with two home runs in his career versus Pirates ace Gerrit Cole.
Insight: Cole has 11 victories this season to lead the league, but Frazier has experienced success against him, so owners should have no concern leaving Frazier in the lineup on Wednesday.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, SDP6/24/2015 12:46:00 PM
Description: Padres third baseman Will Middlebrook had two hits and scored a run in the, 3-2, 11th-inning victory over the Giants on Tuesday.
Insight: Middlebrooks scored one of San Diego's two runs in the eighth to tie the game at two. Middlebrooks is hitting .226 with nine home runs and 27 RBI in 221 at-bats this season.
Luis Valbuena, 3B, HOU6/24/2015 12:27:00 PM
Description: Houston third baseman Luis Valbuena hit two more home runs in the, 13-3, victory over the Angels on Tuesday.
Insight: Valbuena was 3-for-5 with the two homers. He has 19 homers this season, but amazingly, he is only hitting .195. 19 of Valbuena's 47 hits are home runs. He also only had 35 RBI, so Valbuena is really only useful to owners who need home runs.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COLHot6/24/2015 12:18:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado hit a pair of home runs in the, 10-5, victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
Insight: Arenado was 2-for-4 with a three-run homer and solo bomb. He had four RBI and two runs. He is hitting .287 with 19 home runs and 58 RBI in 261 at-bats this season.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/24/2015 11:42:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon was 4-for-4 with an RBI in the, 3-1, victory over the Braves on Tuesday.
Insight: That isn't too surprising, considering that Rendon came into Tuesday 8-for-13 with a home run in his career versus Braves starter Alex Wood. Rendon picked up the RBI on a single in the first inning. Rendon is batting .277 with five extra-base hits and five RBI in 65 at-bats this year.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHIHot6/24/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco continued his hot streak, going 2-for-3 with five RBI on Tuesday versus the Yankees.
Insight: Franco has 10 RBI in the first two games versus the Yankees. He also has 13 hits in the last five games. Franco is 13-for-21 in those five games. Furthermore, he has three home runs in the last two games. Franco has to be the top waiver wire additional in all leagues this week.
Yasmany Tomas, 3B, ARI6/23/2015 7:25:00 PM
Description: Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas has been scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to illness according to AZCentral Sports.
Insight: Tomas is apparently having altitude sickness in Denver. Danny Dorn will start in right field in his place.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX6/23/2015 6:58:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was surprisingly activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Just a few days ago, it was reported Beltre was unable to swing a bat, but he returns to the lineup afte rmissing three weeks. Joey Gallo will stay in the lineup, playing mostly in left field.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STL6/23/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Carpenter was just 1-for-6 in the series with Philadelphia. He is hitting .291 with eight home runs and 33 RBI. Mark Reynolds will make the start at 3B.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR6/23/2015 3:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was not in Monday's starting lineup versus the Rays on Monday, but is back out there on Tuesday.
Insight: The third baseman has appeared in 71 of 72 games this season. Donaldson is hitting .302 with 17 home runs, 46 RBI an 56 runs with a .911 OPS. Make sure you get this All-Star back in all lineups.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/23/2015 3:33:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval (sprained left ankle) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against Baltimore.
Insight: Sandoval left Saturday's contest afer his leg buckled on a throw to first and didn't play on Sunday. Though it appeared serious, he back out there after just a couple of days on the sidelines.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CINHot6/23/2015 10:35:00 AM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier hit his 23rd home run on Sunday and leagues the majors in total bases. He's also 8-for-18 with two home runs against Tuesday's starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: Others, like Giancarlo Stanton and Bryce Harper and getting more media attention, but Frazier is a fantasy stud. He is carrying the Reds on his back this season, batting .292 with 23 HR, 48 RBI, 50 runs and eight stolen bases.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/23/2015 10:30:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a stunning 8-for-13 (.615) with a home run against Braves left-hander Alex Wood.
Insight: Rendon has Sunday and Monday off so should be well-rested and ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup. The 2B/3B had a late start to his season and has only played 16 games, batting .230 with a weak .645 OPS as he tries to play catch up.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHC6/22/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit a pair of home runs in the, 4-2, victory over the Dodgers on Monday.
Insight: Bryant single-handedly won this one. He was 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs in the victory. Bryant has 10 home runs with 42 RBI and a .282 average in 227 at-bats this year.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHIHot6/22/2015 10:51:00 PM
Description: Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco had a massive stat line in the, 11-8, victory over the Yankees on Monday.
Insight: Franco went 4-for-5 with five RBI and three runs in the victory. He hit two home runs and two singles. Franco has 11 hits with six RBI in his last four games and is now slashing .312/.353/.574 with nine home runs and 24 RBI in 141 at-bats this year. He should be a top waiver wire addition this week.
Nick Castellanos, 3B, DET6/22/2015 4:05:00 PM
Description: Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos will take a seat on Monday while Andrew Romine will start at the hot corner.
Insight: Castellanos is hitting just .217 with four home runs and 26 RBI this season. Don't be surprised if the Tigers look for help at this position as we approach the trade deadline.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR6/22/2015 3:37:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is not in Monday's starting lineup versus the Rays.
Insight: Just a routine day off for Donaldson. Actually, it's not routine as the third baseman has appeared in all 71 games this season. Donaldson is hitting .302 with 17 home runs, 46 RBI an 56 runs with a .911 OPS.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAMCold6/22/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is hitless in 10 career at-bats against Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchinson.
Insight: Longoria's batting average and OPS have dipped in consecutive months and this unfavorable matchup isn't likely to change that direction.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/22/2015 10:04:00 AM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval (sprained left ankle) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Baltimore.
Insight: Sandoval left Saturday's contest afer his leg buckled on a throw to first and didn't play on Sunday. Though it appeared serious, he says he will play on Tuesday, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COLHot6/21/2015 7:28:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado went 2-for-4 with a homer Sunday against the Brewers.
Insight: Arenado is batting close to .400 for the week to raise his average to .284 with 17 homers and 54 RBI. He is becoming an elite fantasy third baseman.
Manny Machado, 3B, BALHot6/21/2015 5:02:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado added three more hits on Sunday, giving him four consecutive games with multiple hits.
Insight: He finished 3-for-5 on Sunday with two RBI and a run scored. Machado has raised his batting average to .303 with 14 homers, 48 runs and 38 RBI overall. He's back to being an elite fantasy third baseman again.
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHIHot6/21/2015 4:44:00 PM
Description: Phillies 3B Maikel Franco continues his hot hitting with three hits on Sunday to raise his average to .294.
Insight: Franco is the only reason to watch a Phillies game these days. He has power and seems to be adjusting to major league pitching. He's hit seven homers in 131 at-bats.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CINHot6/21/2015 4:10:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier hit his 23rd home run on Sunday.
Insight: If not for the otherworldly performances of Giancarlo Stanton and Bryce Harper we'd be singing Frazier's praises. Frazier is carrying the Reds on his back this season, batting .292 with 23 HR, 48 RBI, 50 runs and eight stolen bases.
Yasmany Tomas, 3B, ARI6/21/2015 2:18:00 PM
Description: Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas (elbow) returned to the lineup on Sunday.
Insight: Tomas was able to pinch-hit on Saturday, and is now ready to roll for Sunday. His elbow is fine.
Chase Headley, 3B, NYY6/21/2015 12:11:00 PM
Description: Yankees third baseman Chase Headley will get the day off on Sunday.
Insight: Normal day of rest for Headley. Brendan Ryan will get the nod at third.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/21/2015 11:14:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is out Sunday.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest for Rendon. Danny Espinosa will start at second.
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, SDP6/21/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Padres third baseman Will Middlebrook is an ugly 2-for-15 (.133 BA) lifetime against Jeremy Hellickson.
Insight: Middlebrooks faced Hellickson a bunch when each played for Boston and Tampa Bay, respectively. The reason it is so ugly is because Middlebrooks has struck out nine times against Arizona's pitcher.
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT6/21/2015 10:30:00 AM
Description: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison has hit well in limited at-bats against Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Harrison is 5-for-9 lifetime against Gonzalez, with two homers and five RBI. He will be a solid option Sunday versus Washington.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/21/2015 9:46:00 AM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle.
Insight: Sandoval left Saturday's contest afer his leg buckled on a throw to first. Even if a DL is not needed, Sandoval should be out at least a couple of days.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/20/2015 10:56:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval left Saturday's game with an apparent leg injury.
Insight: His leg buckled while attempting to make a throw to first. Stay tuned for updates.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/20/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez kept his mojo going on Saturday night,
Insight: After smacking a homer for his 3,000th career hit on Friday, Rodriguez hit another homer and recorded five RBI on Saturday. He continues to surprise all.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM6/20/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria blasted a three-run homer Saturday versus Cleveland.
Insight: Longoria took Corey Kluber deep int he first inning to open the scoring. He is a decent option these days, but is not the player he once was.
Manny Machado, 3B, BAL6/20/2015 4:21:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado had a big game during Saturday's victory over Toronto.
Insight: He finished 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI, and two runs scored. Machado has been on a tear of late and is not batting .298 with 14 homers and 36 RBI overall.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL6/20/2015 1:25:00 PM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez will get a routine day of rest on Saturday.
Insight: He is hitting just .220, but posted three hits on Friday night including his eighth homer of the season. Ramirez is a well-known second-half hitter (first half OPS .805 vs. .872 in the second half), so we still hold out hope for him to turn his season around.
Joey Gallo, 3B, TEX6/20/2015 11:42:00 AM
Description: Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's contest with the White Sox.
Insight: Gallo is batting .224 with 27 strikeouts in 58 at-bats. That's the bad news. The good news is he's bashed five homers and knocked in 10 in those 16 games.
Yasmany Tomas, 3B, ARI6/20/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas is doubtful for Saturday's game against San Diego due to a bruised left elbow.
Insight: Tomas was hit by a pitch Friday night and left the game. He is batting .324 with 25 RBI.
Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN6/19/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe went 2-for-4 with four RBI in the, 7-2, victory over the Cubs on Friday.
Insight: Plouffe had two doubles, which scored three runs, and an RBI groundout. He is hitting .253 with nine home runs and 38 RBI in 237 at-bats this year.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/19/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-4 with a home run to record his 3,000 career hit on Friday.
Insight: "A-Rod" went into the 3,000 hit club in Derek Jeter style, going yard at Yankees Stadium. For those trivia buffs out there, the hit came off Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander. Rodriguez is hitting .277 with 13 home runs and 35 RBI in 220 at-bats this year.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA6/19/2015 7:49:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is back in the starting lineup versus the Astros on Friday.
Insight: Seager sat out Thursday's game due to food poisoning. He will bat fifth on Friday.
Jimmy Paredes, 3B, HOU6/19/2015 7:48:00 PM
Description: Orioles infielder Jimmy Paredes is a late scratch from the starting lineup on Friday according to The Virginian-Pilot.
Insight: Baltimore has yet to provide a reason for the change, but Steve Pearce will play at second base instead of Paredes. Change your lineup accordingly.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS6/19/2015 11:42:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon is a lifetime .438 hitter (7-for-16) with three home runs and nine RBI versus Pirates starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Rendon missed most of the first two months of the season due to knee and oblique issues and he's started off slowly. Rendon is batting just .222 over 14 games. He was a fantasy stud last season (.287, 21 HR, 83 RBI, 111 runs, 17 SB).
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/19/2015 11:37:00 AM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has always been able to hit Detroit's scheduled starter, Justin Verlander, well.
Insight: Rodriguez is a lifetime 10-for-28 (.357) with four homers against Verlander. He is sitting on 2,999 career hits. "A-Rod" has been a pleasant surprise this season, hitting .278 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI in 216 at-bats.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA6/19/2015 9:58:00 AM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager was a late scratch from the lineup on Thursday due to food poisoning and should be considered questionable for Friday's game versus Houston.
Insight: Seager is once again providing third base power for fantasy owners with 11 homers and a .790 OPS this season.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN6/18/2015 10:57:00 PM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was 1-for-3 with the eventual game-winning RBI in the, 3-2, victory over the Brewers on Thursday.
Insight: Moustakas singled in a run in the second to make the game, 3-0. The Brewers scored a pair in the fifth, but Kansas City held on to win by a run. Moustakas is having a great season, hitting .323 with six home runs and 24 RBI in 232 at-bats this season.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/18/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded two hits on Thursday and is on the brink of making history.
Insight: Rodriguez is sitting on 2,999 hits. He had an opportunity to get No. 3,000 in the eighth, but the Marlins walked him on four straight pitches. "A-Rod" has been a pleasant surprise this season, hitting .278 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI in 216 at-bats.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR6/18/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in the, 7-1, victory over the Mets on Thursday.
Insight: Donaldson had an RBI-double in the fourth and then scored on Jose Bautista's single. The five runs Toronto scored in the fourth put the game out of reach. Donaldson is hitting .307 with 17 home runs and 46 RBI in 270 at-bats this year.
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA6/18/2015 9:22:00 PM
Description: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager was a late scratch from the lineup on Thursday due to food poisoning according to MLB.com.
Insight: Too bad. Seager had a nice matchup against Ryan Vogelsong on Thursday. Willie Bloomquist will start at third base versus Vogelsong.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS6/18/2015 5:19:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has been benched Thursday for violating the Red Sox's social media policy according to the Providence Journal.
Insight: Sandoval was "liking" provocative photos of a woman on Instagram during Wednesday's game. Sandoval apparently did this while taking a trip to the little boy's room. Nothing can go right for this Red Sox team.
Manny Machado, 3B, BALHot6/18/2015 4:13:00 PM
Description: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado stayed hot with another home run among his two hits on Thursday afternoon.
Insight: Machado's home run was the 14th of the season. He has had a fine season thus far, batting .289 with 14 homers and 34 RBI. He also stole his 10th base of the season.
Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN6/18/2015 3:17:00 PM
Description: Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is not in Thursday's lineup.
Insight: Considering he has back-to-back two home run games, this is an unusual strategy. frazier is carrying the reds on his back this season, batting .294 with 22 HR, 46 RBI, 48 runs, eight stolen bases and a 1.000 OPS.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA6/18/2015 9:59:00 AM
Description: Marlins 3B/OF Martin Prado is expected to miss Thursday's game against the NY Yankees.
Insight: Prado received a pain-killing injection in his right shoulder according to MLB.com. He said he still doesn't think he will play until the weekend.
Kris Bryant, 3B, CHC6/17/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit a grand slam in the laugher against the Indians on Wednesday.
Insight: Bryant will never have a more meaningless grand slam in his career. He hit the bomb when the Cubs were already ahead 13 runs, so Chicago won, 17-0. Bryant was 2-for-6 with the four RBI and run scored. He is batting .295/.398/.488 with eight home runs and 39 RBI in 207 at-bats this year.
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY6/17/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was on base four times in the, 2-1, victory over the Marlins on Wednesday.
Insight: Rodriguez was 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI. He had an RBI-single in the first to score the first run of the game. Rodriguez is now three hits away from joining the 3,000 hit club.
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KAN6/17/2015 9:57:00 AM
Description: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 3-for-5 with a homer in Tuesday's win over the Brewers.
Insight: Moustakas scored two runs and the homer was a solo shot in the sixth off Matt Garzza. He is hitting .326 with six homers and 22 RBI this season.

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