Center Field Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/29/2015 1:26:00 AM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs in the, 11-5, victory over the Padres on Thursday.
Insight: McCutchen just missing having a huge night. He hit a ground rule double that if it didn't bounce over the wall would have scored an another run, but Neil Walker had to stop at third. McCutchen hit another double and because Matt Kemp played the ball well off the wall, again Walker held at third. Then, in McCutchen's last at-bat, he got a meat ball that he could have very easily hit for a three-run homer, but he popped it up. Still, fantasy owners are happy with the three hits and two RBI night. McCutchen has hit batting average up to .272.
Mookie Betts, CF, BOS5/28/2015 11:20:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts had three hits and a RBI in the, 5-1, against the Rangers on Thursday.
Insight: Betts singled in the game's first run in the fifth inning. He is batting .250 with five home runs and 25 RBI in 192 at-bats this season.
Collin Cowgill, CF, ANACold5/28/2015 6:17:00 PM
Description: Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill has been placed on the 15-day disabled due to a sprained right wrist according to Roto World.
Insight: Cowgill hurt his wrist in batting practice on Sunday. He was only hitting .180 anyway, so he has no fantasy value.
Rusney Castillo, CF, BOS5/28/2015 5:52:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo will return to the lineup on Thursday against the Rangers.
Insight: Castillo has a sore right shoulder from diving to make a catch on Tuesday. He will bat ninth on Thursday.
Collin Cowgill, CF, ANACold5/28/2015 11:03:00 AM
Description: Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill is doubtful for Thursday's game against Detroit due to a sore right hand/lower back spasms.
Insight: Cowgill is likely headed to the disabled list, which means newly-acquired Kirk Nieuwenhuis could see some playing time. Cowgill is batting .180 and has no fantasy value.
Rusney Castillo, CF, BOS5/28/2015 10:25:00 AM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo is questionable for Thursday's game against Texas
Insight: Castillo is dealing with a sore right shoulder after making a diving catch Tuesday night. he hit safely in each of his first three games this season before going 0-for-3 Tuesday against Minnesota.
Rusney Castillo, CF, BOS5/27/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo is out on Wednesday.
Insight: Castillo is just 3-for-15 to start his season and is dealing with a sore right shoulder. Brock Holt will man right field.
Rajai Davis, CF, DET5/27/2015 11:22:00 AM
Description: Tigers center fielder Rajai Davis is 10-for-21 (.476 BA) lifetime against Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Davis could be a nice, cheap option for daily leagues on Wednesday. He has one homer and six RBI against the A's left-hander.
Ben Revere, CF, PHI5/26/2015 10:31:00 PM
Description: Phillies center fielder Ben Revere had two hits and two RBI during Tuesday's loss to the Mets.
Insight: Revere also scored a run and now has his average to .264 overall. He has 15 RBI so far this season as well.
Angel Pagan, CF, SFG5/26/2015 4:08:00 PM
Description: Giants center fielder Angel Pagan is out of Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Pagan was also double-switched out of Monday's game, so something may be going on here. Gregor Blanco will start in center. Stay tuned for updates on Pagan.
Jake Marisnick, CF, HOU5/26/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is not in the lineup for Tuesday's contest.
Insight: He is hitting just .189 during the month of May, and has been given a few days off over the past couple of weeks. Colby Rasmus will start in center, with Preston Parker playing left.
Leonys Martin, CF, TEX5/26/2015 3:18:00 PM
Description: Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin is back in the starting lineup.
Insight: Martin has been sharing time with Delino DeShields Jr. and getting the worst of it because he's batting .2116 while DeShields is batting .278.
Austin Jackson, CF, SEA5/26/2015 3:12:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) is back in center field and leading off for Tuesday night's game against Tampa Bay.
Insight: Jackson hasn't put it together yet this season, batting .242 with two homers, 4 RBI, 11 runs and four steals. He's capable of much more.
Steven Souza Jr., CF, TAM5/26/2015 3:09:00 PM
Description: Rays outfielder Steven Souza left Sunday's game with a left wrist injury and will now miss his second consecutive game.
Insight: Souza hurt his wrist on a collision at home plate. He is hitting .224 with seven home runs and 17 RBI in 147 at-bats this season.
Adam Jones, CF, BALCold5/26/2015 10:18:00 AM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is just 2-for-20 versus Houston starter Scott Feldman.
Insight: After a hot April (.400, 5 HR, 19 RBI, 1.147 OPS, Jones has cooled. He's batting just .244 in May and should be avoided in this unfavorable matchup.
Austin Jackson, CF, SEA5/25/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Jackson will be inserted right back into center field, and likely atop the Mariners' batting order.
Steven Souza Jr., CF, TAM5/25/2015 3:03:00 PM
Description: Rays outfielder Steven Souza left Sunday's game with a left wrist injury and is not in Monday's atarting lineup.
Insight: Souza hurt his wrist on a collision at home plate. He stayed in the game but couldn't swing very well in his next at-bat and had to leave. Souza is hitting .224 with seven home runs and 17 RBI in 147 at-bats this season.
Jon Jay, CF, STL5/25/2015 1:56:00 PM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay is eligible to come off the DL Tuesday, but according to manager Mike Matheny he may go out on a rehab assignment first per Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: It's likely a combination of Jay needing to get his timing right and peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk doing a decent job as his replacement.
Juan Lagares, CF, NYM5/25/2015 10:54:00 AM
Description: Mets center fielder Juan Lagares missed Sunday's game against Pittsburgh due to a sore elbow, but is back in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Lagares is a great defensive outfielder, but has limited offensive skills. He is hitting .270 with one homer, 13 RBI, 19 runs and three steals.
Billy Hamilton, CF, CIN5/25/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is back in the starting lineup on Monday versus the Rockies.
Insight: That's the good news. The bad news is that he's batting ninth which means at leat one less at-bat per game than when he was at the top of the lineup. He's batting just .211, but does have 17 steals.
Chris Coghlan, CF, CHC5/25/2015 9:50:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is 5-for-10 in his career versus Nationals starter Tanner Roark.
Insight: Coghlan homered Sunday, his third home run in the last six games. Add in the weather conditions, winds blowing out to center at 22 mph, and Coghlan could be in for a good afternoon.
Juan Lagares, CF, NYM5/25/2015 9:29:00 AM
Description: Mets center fielder Juan Lagares missed Sunday's game against Pittsburgh due to a sore elbow.
Insight: Lagares is a great defensive outfielder, but has limited offensive skills. He is hitting .270 with one homer, 13 RBI, 19 runs and three steals.
Mike Trout, CF, ANA5/24/2015 5:40:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout had an RBI-double in the sixth to score the Angels only run on Sunday.
Insight: Trout was 1-for-4 with the RBI, but Los Angeles lost, 6-1. Trout is hitting .301 with 11 home runs and 25 RBI this season.
Marcell Ozuna, CF, MIA5/24/2015 5:28:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna had three hits and two RBI in the, 5-2, victory over the Orioles on Sunday.
Insight: Ozuna had three singles in the game. He singled in two runs in the fourth as Miami took a, 4-0, lead. Ozuna is batting .281 with three home runs and 15 RBI in 160 at-bats this season.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/24/2015 5:14:00 PM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen hit his second home run in as many days as Pittsburgh completed the weekend sweep over the New York Mets, 9-1.
Insight: McCutchen was 2-for-3, hitting another two-run blast into the bullpen on Sunday. In the series versus the Mets, McCutchen went 6-for-10 with two home runs and four RBI. He has three home runs in the last four games. Look out, McCutchen is starting to find his swing. He is hitting .261 with seven home runs and 27 RBI in 153 at-bats this season.
Steven Souza Jr., CF, TAM5/24/2015 3:29:00 PM
Description: Rays outfielder Steven Souza left Sunday's game with a left wrist injury according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Souza hurt his wrist on a collision at home plate. He stayed in the game but couldn't swing very well in his next at-bat and had to leave. Souza is hitting .224 with seven home runs and 17 RBI in 147 at-bats this season.
Charlie Blackmon, CF, COL5/24/2015 3:19:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon is hitting .348 with one RBI in his career versus Giants pitcher Tim Hudson.
Insight: Blackmon is 8-for-23 in his career versus Hudson. Blackmon is leading off on Sunday.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/24/2015 12:04:00 PM
Description: It is a small sample size, but Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has been quite successful in his career against Mets lefty Jon Niese.
Insight: McCutchen is 5-for-13 with three doubles and two RBI versus Niese. McCutchen had three hits on Saturday, including a home run, so he should be in every fantasy lineup for this matchup.
Ben Revere, CF, PHI5/24/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Phillies center fielder Ben Revere is 9-for-22 in his career against Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Revere also has a triple and two RBI versus Gonzalez. Revere had two hits and three runs on Saturday, so coming off a nice performance, fantasy owners should start him once again.
Billy Hamilton, CF, CIN5/24/2015 11:18:00 AM
Description: Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup on Sunday versus the Indians.
Insight: Hamilton has a banged up shoulder and wrist. He was able to play through it on Saturday, but the Reds want to give him some rest on Sunday. Brennan Boesch is starting in center on Sunday.
Brandon Barnes, CF, COL5/24/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Rockies backup outfielder Brandon Barnes was 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored in the, 5-3, victory over the Giants in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
Insight: Barnes only has 10 at-bats in five MLB games this year, but he has seven hits, two doubles, three RBI and three runs. He has a long way to go to be fantasy relevant, but he is on TSN's radar.
Mookie Betts, CF, BOS5/23/2015 11:09:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts had two hits and two RBI in the, 8-3, victory over the Angels on Saturday.
Insight: Betts has a five-game hitting streak in which he has gone 8-for-23. He is hitting .238 with five home runs and 24 RBI in 172 at-bats this season.
Mike Trout, CF, ANA5/23/2015 11:08:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout was 1-for-4 with an RBI-single in the loss to the Red Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Trout also had a strikeout. He is slashing .302/.395/.553 with 11 home runs and 24 RBI in 159 at-bats this season.
Charlie Blackmon, CF, COL5/23/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the, 10-8, loss to the Giants in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
Insight: Blackmon was 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs in the game. He is hitting .273/.335/.455 with six home runs, 17 RBI and 20 runs in 154 at-bats this season.
Ben Revere, CF, PHI5/23/2015 7:34:00 PM
Description: Phillies center fielder Ben Revere had three runs and two hits in the, 8-1, victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
Insight: Revere scored in the third, fourth and sixth. He also had a walk and RBI. Revere is hitting .262 with 10 extra-base hits and 13 RBI in 168 at-bats.
Anthony Gose, CF, DET5/23/2015 7:12:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Anthony Gose went 1-for-3 with two RBI in the loss to the Astros on Saturday.
Insight: Gose had an RBI-double in the third and then drove in another run on a fielder's choice in the fifth. Gose is hitting .331 with one home run, 10 RBI and 19 runs in 127 at-bats this season. Gose, however, is spliting time in center field, so he is only fantasy relevant in deeper leagues.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/23/2015 6:56:00 PM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in the, 8-2, victory over the Mets on Saturday.
Insight: McCutchen hit a two-run blast in the first inning. He is now slashing .253/.347/.440 with six home runs and 25 RBI in 150 at-bats this season.
Leonys Martin, CF, TEX5/23/2015 11:03:00 AM
Description: Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: that will happen when you are batting an ugly .218. Delino DeShields Jr. will start in center and he's batting a much more respectable .273 with 17 runs scored and 11 stolen bases.
Dexter Fowler, CF, CHCHot5/23/2015 10:57:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler has scored at least one run in 12 of the last 14 games.
Insight: Fowler should continue the hot streak on Saturday against Rubby de la Rosa, who he is a career 3-for-6 against. He is batting .265 with five homers, 13 RBI, 10 SB and is second in the league with 31 runs scored.
Coco Crisp, CF, OAK5/23/2015 10:20:00 AM
Description: Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to compressed discs in his neck.
Insight: Crisp left Tuesday's game with the neck injury. Considering he's 2-for-45 (.044) this season, he shouldn't be on any fantasy rosters.
Jake Marisnick, CF, HOU5/22/2015 4:26:00 PM
Description: Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is not in the lineup for Friday's contest.
Insight: He has been in a slump lately, and this is now the second time over the past four games Marisnick is sitting out. Colby Rasmus will start in center, with Preston Tucker getting the nod in left.
Yasiel Puig, CF, LOS5/22/2015 2:55:00 PM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig (left hamstring strain) is feeling much better, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Insight: Puig still has no timetable for his return after the setback on his rehab assignment, but it might been sooner than fantasy owners were resigned to. Perhabs another rehab assignment next week.
Coco Crisp, CF, OAK5/21/2015 3:37:00 PM
Description: Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics lineup on Thursday.
Insight: Crisp left Tuesday's game with a neck injury. Manager Bob Melvin said it is a similar to the nagging neck injury Crisp dealt with last season. Billy Burns will start in center with Sam Fuld in left field.
Austin Jackson, CF, SEA5/21/2015 10:31:00 AM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right ankle sprain) is eligible to return from the disabled list, but it appears he'll continue to work his way back at Triple-A Tacoma.
Insight: Jackson could return this weekend, but it's more likely to be sometime next week. He's batting .242 this season with a mediocre .620 OPS.
Mike Trout, CF, ANA5/20/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout hit a homer and scored three runs on Wednesday night.
Insight: He went 2-for-3 with his 11th homer of the year. Trout is hitting .288 with 11 homers and 22 RBI this season.
A.J. Pollock, CF, ARI5/20/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock scored four runs on Wednesday night.
Insight: Pollock scored four or the six Arizona runs. He went 3-for-4 on the night and is now hitting .298 overall.
Billy Hamilton, CF, CIN5/20/2015 3:56:00 PM
Description: Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton had been moved down to the eighth spot in the Cincinnati order on Wednesday.
Insight: Unfortunately, Hamilton's only value to fantasy owners this season has been steals, and that will take a huge hit with him hitting eighth. He is batting just .212/.264/.336, so in order to continue adding the his 17 steals and reclaim the leadoff spot, it appears Hamilton will have to get out of his slump.
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF, NYY5/20/2015 3:50:00 PM
Description: New York has placed center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list due to a right knee sprain.
Insight: Not good. Ellsbury has been injury prone in his career, so this is bad news. There is no definitive timetable yet for his return. In the meantime, Chris Young will likely get most of the starts in the outfield without Ellsbury.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/20/2015 12:31:00 PM
Description: It is a small sample size, but Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has been great in his career versus Twins starter Mike Pelfrey.
Insight: McCutchen is 6-for-12 versus Pelfrey. All the hits have been singles. He also has three RBI, two walks and two steals.
Coco Crisp, CF, OAK5/20/2015 12:25:00 PM
Description: Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp is not in the Athletics lineup on Wednesday.
Insight: Crisp left Tuesday's game with a neck injury. Manager Bob Melvin said it is a similar to the nagging neck injury Crisp dealt with last season according to Roto World. Craig Gentry will start in left field on Wednesday.
Chris Coghlan, CF, CHC5/20/2015 9:50:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan had a pair of solo home runs in the loss to the Padres on Tuesday.
Insight: Chicago hit three home runs in the game, but they were all solo, and the Cubs lost, 4-3. Coghlan was 2-for-4 with the two homers. He is hitting .205 with six home runs and nine RBI this season.
Steven Souza Jr., CF, TAMHot5/19/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: Rays outfielder Steven Souza was 2-for-4 with one RBI and a run scored in the, 5-3, victory over the Braves on Tuesday.
Insight: Souza had an RBI-single in the first inning and then scored in the third on a single. He is hitting .231 with six home runs and 16 RBI in 134 at-bats this season.
Jacoby Ellsbury, CF, NYY5/19/2015 8:26:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Tuesday's game with a right knee injury.
Insight: Ellsbury initially stayed in the game, but ended up being removed in the bottom of the fourth. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Angel Pagan, CF, SFG5/19/2015 6:30:00 PM
Description: Giants center fielder Angel Pagan will start on Tuesday versus the Dodgers.
Insight: Pagan missed Sunday's game after he left Saturday's game with back spasms. He is in center field and batting third.
A.J. Pollock, CF, ARI5/19/2015 5:19:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock is not in the starting lineup on Tuesday versus the Marlins.
Insight: Pollock went 1-for-10 on Sunday and Monday, so it appears he is just getting a breather. Pollock is hitting .279 with three home runs, 13 RBI and 22 runs in 136 at-bats this season.
Jake Marisnick, CF, HOU5/19/2015 4:38:00 PM
Description: Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is not in the lineup for Tuesday's contest.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest. Colby Rasmus will be in center, with Preston Tucker getting the call in left.
Marcell Ozuna, CF, MIA5/19/2015 3:43:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is back in the Marlins starting lineup for Tuesday.
Insight: Ozuna had been excused from Monday's game to attend to a personal matter. he's batting .276 with three homers, 11 RBI and 17 runs. Fantasy owners were hoping for a bit more.
Angel Pagan, CF, SFG5/19/2015 9:52:00 AM
Description: Giants center fielder Angel Pagan (back) is questionable for Tuesday's game against the LA Dodgers.
Insight: Pagan was forced to leave Saturday's contest with back spasms, and will be given the day off on Sunday. Pagan has been one of the few guys in the Giants lineup to hit the ball and they can't afford to be without his .324 batting average for long.
Carlos Gomez, CF, MIL5/18/2015 10:27:00 PM
Description: Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez went 2-for-5, hitting a home run in the first at-bat of the game as Milwaukee beat Detroit, 3-2.
Insight: Gomez also had the game-winning RBI single in the seventh. He is hitting .267 with four home runs and 15 RBI in 86 at-bats this season.
Colby Rasmus, CF, HOU5/18/2015 5:27:00 PM
Description: Houston outfielder Colby Rasmus is not in the starting lineup on Monday versus the Athletics.
Insight: The lefty Rasmus is sitting against left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz. Preston Tuckers is starting in left field on Monday for Houston.
Michael Bourn, CF, CLE5/18/2015 5:24:00 PM
Description: Indians center fielder Michael Bourn will not start on Monday versus the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: Manager Terry Francona said on May 7 that Bourn would be benched versus left-handed pitchers, so with Chris Sale on the mound, it should be no surprise Bourn is out on Monday. He is hitting .233 with no home runs and nine RBI in 116 at-bats this season.
Marcell Ozuna, CF, MIA5/18/2015 4:22:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is not in the Marlins starting lineup.
Insight: Ozuna has been excused to attend to a personal matter.
Carlos Gomez, CF, MIL5/18/2015 2:44:00 PM
Description: Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez, who left Sunday's game after taking a Noah Syndergaard fastball off the helmet, is back in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: It's great news for fantasy owners. He's batting .259 with three homers, 13 RBI and 11 runs scored, but once he gets hot he can help in every fantasy category.
Adam Jones, CF, BAL5/17/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has been in a bit of a slump lately, but he took care of business on Sunday, accounting for all three Baltimore runs.
Insight: Jones knocked in two runs and score the other as Baltiomre beat the Angels behind his hitting and the pitching of rookie Mike Wright. Jones is batting .331 this season with six homers and 23 RBI, but was just 2-for-14 heading into Sunday's contest.
Denard Span, CF, WAS5/17/2015 3:33:00 PM
Description: Nationals center fielder Denard Span (rest) is not in Sunday's starting lineup.
Insight: Span has hit a solid .333 in the 22 games he's played since returning from injury. Michael Taylor will patrol center field and leadoff. He's batting .263 with three homers and 13 RBI.
Carlos Gomez, CF, MIL5/17/2015 3:26:00 PM
Description: Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has left Sunday's game after taking a Noah Syndergaard fastball off the helmet.
Insight: Gomez walked off under his own power which is good, but he could still miss time. We await further word.
Angel Pagan, CF, SFG5/17/2015 11:00:00 AM
Description: Giants center fielder Angel Pagan (back) is out Sunday.
Insight: Pagan was forced to leave Saturday's contest with back spasms, and will be given the day off on Sunday. Consider himn day-to-day for now.
Mike Trout, CF, ANA5/16/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout was 3-for-5 Saturday versus Baltimore.
Insight: Trout homered and had two RBI. He is now hitting .300 with 10 homers, 21 RBI, and 28 runs scored overall.
Jake Marisnick, CF, HOU5/16/2015 6:02:00 PM
Description: Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is not in the lineup for Saturday's contest.
Insight: Same goes for catcher Jason Castro, as each are getting a routine day of rest. Hank Conger is starting behind the plate Colby Rasmus will be in center field.
A.J. Pollock, CF, ARI5/16/2015 3:56:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock will not play on Saturday.
Insight: It's just a normal day of rest. Ender Inciarte will get the start against Philadelphia.
Billy Hamilton, CF, CIN5/16/2015 2:29:00 PM
Description: Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup versus the Giants on Saturday.
Insight: Hamilton is just getting the day off. Brennan Boesch is starting in center field.
Anthony Gose, CF, DET5/16/2015 11:51:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Anthony Gose is not in the starting lineup versus the Cardinals on Saturday.
Insight: This was to be expected with the lefty Tyler Lyons on the mound for St. Louis. Rajai Davis is starting in center field for Detroit.
Charlie Blackmon, CF, COL5/16/2015 10:14:00 AM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon had three hits and scored a run in the loss to the Dodgers on Friday.
Insight: Blackmon had three singles and scored in the seventh on a double. He is slashing .298/.348/.500 with five home runs and 14 RBI in 124 at-bats this season.
Billy Hamilton, CF, CIN5/15/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton was 2-for-5 with a solo home run in the, 10-3, loss to the Giants on Friday.
Insight: Hamilton has been great stealing bases, but he hasn't done much else this season. He does have 22 runs scored, but he is slashing just .212/.264/.336. He has 17 steals and has been caught stealing just twice.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/15/2015 7:31:00 PM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer in the heartbreaking 12th inning loss to the Cubs on Friday.
Insight: The ball was flying out in Wrigley on Friday, so there were five home runs in the game. McCutchen hit a three-run shot in the eighth to bring the Pirates within a run. At one point, Pittsburgh trailed by six, but they tied it in the ninth to send the game to extras. Chicago, however, won in the 12th on a freak play where Gregory Polanco slipped and couldn't make a catch for the second out.
Juan Lagares, CF, NYM5/15/2015 5:13:00 PM
Description: Mets center fielder Juan Lagares will return to the lineup on Friday versus the Brewers.
Insight: Lagares missed three straight games prior to Friday with a muscle strain in his shoulder. He is hitting .276/.301/.339, but Lagares is known more as a defensive catcher.
Lorenzo Cain, CF, KAN5/15/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was 3-for-5 with five RBI and two runs in the, 12-1, rout of the Yankees on Friday.
Insight: Cain had an RBI-double in the first, sacrifice fly in the third, a two-run single in the sixth and another RBI-single in the seventh. Cain is slashing .326/.378/.473 with three home runs and 19 RBI in 129 at-bats this season.
Lorenzo Cain, CF, KAN5/14/2015 11:15:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Cain is batting .312 with 24 runs scored, three homers and 14 RBI. Jarrod Dyson will make the start.
Andrew McCutchen, CF, PIT5/14/2015 10:34:00 AM
Description: Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen is no in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: McCutchen is fine, just getting a routine day off. He is hitting .231 with three home runs and 19 RBI this season and hit safely in 12 of his last 14 games. Starling Marte will shift to center, Josh Harrison to left field and Jung Ho Kang will start at the hot corner.
Jon Jay, CF, STL5/14/2015 10:32:00 AM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay is not in the starting lineup on Thursday against Cleveland.
Insight: Jay has been struggling with a thumb issue and hasn't played since Saturday. Peter Bourjos will continue to start in center.

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