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Nick Markakis, RF, BAL9/19/2014 4:26:00 PM
Description: Orioles right fielder and leadoff hitter Nick Markakis is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Markakis has been dealing with a shoulder issue that also kept him out of Wednesday's game. The outfielder has been solid, if unspectacular, for Baltimore batting .272 with 12 HR, 44 RBI, 76 runs scored and four steals.
Marlon Byrd, RF, PHI9/19/2014 2:29:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a career .091 hitter (1-for-11) against Oakland starter Jon Lester.
Insight: He is hitting .263 with 25 home runs and 79 RBI, but has just three home runs since Aug. 9. He is one of the few Phillies playing up to expectations this year, but this in an unfavorable matchup.
Oswaldo Arcia, RF, MIN9/19/2014 1:00:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia (upper back tightness) whould be a very nice option Friday if he's back in the starting lineup.
Insight: Arcia is 4-for-8 with three home runs and six RBI versus Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer. He's currently on a five-game hitting streak.
Jose Bautista, RF, TOR9/19/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is just 4-for-16 (.250) against Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda, but all four of his hits are home runs.
Insight: Bautista blasted home run No. 33 Thursday night and is just one RBI away from the century mark.
Josh Reddick, RF, OAK9/18/2014 3:37:00 PM
Description: Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick is not in the starting lineup on Thursday due to a sore neck and ankle.
Insight: An MRI revealed that Reddick has no structural damage to his ankle. He is considered day-to-day.
Ichiro Suzuki, RF, NYY9/18/2014 2:43:00 PM
Description: Fantasy owners should avoid New York right fielder Ichiro Suzuki Thursday against Toronto.
Insight: Suzuki is just 4-for-23 with four strikeouts in his career against Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey. The outfielder has also struggled in September, batting .238 with a .565 OPS in the month.
Steve Pearce, RF, BAL9/18/2014 2:05:00 PM
Description: Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce hit a pair of home runs for four RBI to help Baltimore defeat Toronto on Wednesday.
Insight: The Orioles just keep on chugging along in large part due to Pearce's bat. The pair of home runs brings his total to 20 on the season. He also has 25 doubles, 48 RBI and 50 runs in just 323 at-bats. Pearce also has hits in his last nine games.
Jason Heyward, RF, ATL9/18/2014 1:06:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward was forced from Wednesday's game due to a left thumb injury.
Insight: X-rays cames back negative, but his status for the next game is up in the air. He's settled into a reasonable production level, batting .273 with 11 HR, 58 RBI, 70 runs and 19 steals.
Jay Bruce, RF, CIN9/17/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce getting the night off on Wednesday.
Insight: Bruce is one of many Reds not in the lineup after a weak effort against Jake Arrieta Tuesday night in which they were one-hit. He's had an off season and is unlikely to crack the 20-home run mark this season after three consecutive 30-homer seasons.
Curtis Granderson, RF, NYM9/17/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson has a tough matchup tonight against Marlins' starter Henderson Alvarez.
Insight: He is 4-for-26 lifetime against Henderson, with seven strikeouts. Owners should look for better options tonight.
Jose Bautista, RF, TOR9/17/2014 11:01:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has another rough matchup tonight against Baltimore.
Insight: After going up against Ubaldo Jimenez, whom he struggles against, Bautista does not catch a break as Toronto will be facing Orioles' starter Bud Norris. He is 1-for-11 over his career against Norris, with four strikeouts. Owners, be prepared for another subpar night.
Jorge Soler, RF, CHC9/16/2014 11:32:00 PM
Description: Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler went 2-for-3 with a home run against the Reds on Tuesday.
Insight: Soler grounded into a fielder's choice in the third to score Jake Arrieta and then hit a solo homer in the seventh for the Cubs' seventh and final run. Soler has a six-game hitting streak and is batting .373 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 51 at-bats.
Alex Rios, RF, TEX9/16/2014 11:19:00 PM
Description: The Rangers are unsure when outfielder Alex Rios (thumb) will be ready to return to the lineup according to MLB.com
Insight: Rios hasn't played since Sept. 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury. He did travel with the team to Oakland this week, but it is possible he doesn't play again this year. He is hitting .280 with 42 extra-base hits and 54 RBI in 492 at-bats this year.
Steve Pearce, RF, BAL9/16/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce hit his 18th home run of the year on Tuesday to help Baltimore clinch its first division title since 1997.
Insight: Pearce has been one of the key role players for Baltimore this season, so it is fitting his play helped them win the final game necessary to capture the team's first AL East title in 17 years. He is hitting .294 with 44 RBI in 320 at-bats along with his 18 homers.
Giancarlo Stanton, RF, MIA9/16/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday that the chances of Giancarlo Stanton returning this season are "not looking good" according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.
Insight: With less than two weeks left in the season, doctors have advised against a return this year for Stanton. The outfielder suffered multiple facial fractures and lacerations requiring more than 20 stitches, as well as losing multiple teeth after taking a pitch in the face against Brewers starter Mike Fiers last Thursday. Miami is supposed to give an official update on Wednesday, but plan for Stanton to not be in your lineup from here on out.
George Springer, RF, HOU9/16/2014 6:00:00 PM
Description: Astros right fielder George Springer (quad) is out for the rest of the season according to MLB.com
Insight: Houston does not want to push their 24-year-old outfielder to return for a lost season. In just 78 games in 2014, Springer hit 20 home runs, 51 RBI, stole five bases and posted a .804 OPS. Definitely keep an eye on him for 2015.
Gerardo Parra, RF, MILHot9/16/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Milwaukee outfielder Gerardo Parra should be in the lineup tonight, as he as great numbers against Cardinals' starter Lance Lynn.
Insight: Parra is 7-for-14 over his career against Lynn. To go along with a solid average, he also has five extra-base hits against St. Louis' righty. Parra should definitely be on the radar for a daily fantasy play.
Jayson Werth, RF, WAS9/16/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth faces a tough test tonight against the Braves.
Insight: With Atlanta throwing out righty Aaron Harang, Werth could be line for a lousy game. He is a career .120 hitter (3-for-25) against Harang, with 11 strikeouts. However, overall, Werth has excelled this season. He is slashing .284/.383/.447 with 16 homers and 80 RBI.
Jose Bautista, RF, TOR9/16/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista has a tough matchup tonight against Orioles righty Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Joey Bats has put up MVP type numbers this season (.285 BA, 32 HR, 97 RBI), but faces a personal nemesis tonight, as he is a career .083 hitter (2-for-24) against Jimenez. Owners need to keep Bautista in their lineups, and just hope he is finally able to figure out Baltimore's right-hander this evening.
Oswaldo Arcia, RF, MIN9/16/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia had to be taken out of Monday's game with upper back tightness.
Insight: Arcia was 1-for-3, including his 18th homerun of the season, before bing removed. He has struggled from an average standpoint in 2014 (.231/.304/.456), but has shown nice power. Consider Arcia day-to-day going forward.
Will Venable, RF, SDP9/16/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Padres right fielder Will Venable (back) returned to action on Monday night.
Insight: Venable was dealing with a back strain, and had been out since last Wednesday. He went 0-for-1 with two walks in his return.
Jay Bruce, RF, CIN9/15/2014 4:32:00 PM
Description: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce getting the night off on Monday.
Insight: It's just a routine night off against Cubs' lefty Travis Wood. Bruce has been extremely disappointing this season (.215 BA, 16 HR, 61 RBI, .284 OBP), but always has the potential to leave the yard. He should be back in the lineup tomorrow.
Jorge Soler, RF, CHC9/15/2014 4:03:00 PM
Description: Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler (paternity) is back in the lineup Monday night against the Reds.
Insight: He missed Chicago's weekend series against the Pirates for the birth of his child. The Cubs' prized possesion is slashing .356 with 4 HR and 13 RBI in only 12 games. Insert him into your lineup as you normally would.
Hunter Pence, RF, SFG9/15/2014 10:08:00 AM
Description: Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is just 2-for-19 (.111) against Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley, including eight strikeouts.
Insight: Pence had a huge month of August (.314, .907 OPS), but has cooled a bit in September and faces a tough matchup. It's probably best to avoid him Monday.
Jason Heyward, RF, ATLHot9/15/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is a career .419 hitter (13-for-31) against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg with a home run and a 1.099 OPS.
Insight: Heyward is batting .316 for the week and could be ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup. On the season, he's hitting .274 with 11 homers, 58 RBI, 70 runs, 19 steals and a .745 OPS.
Jay Bruce, RF, CIN9/14/2014 11:32:00 AM
Description: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce has eight hits, including two home runs in 22 career at-bats against Brewers pitcher Matt Garza.
Insight: Bruce is hitting just .214 this year with 16 home runs and 61 RBI, but this is a very favorable matchup for him.
Norichika Aoki, RF, KAN9/14/2014 11:21:00 AM
Description: Royals outfielder Norichika Aoki is an impressive .538 career hitter against Red Sox starter Joe Kelly.
Insight: Aoki is 7-for-13 and had three doubles against Kelly. Aoki went 2-for-4 on Saturday. He should be in your lineup on Sunday.
Dayan Viciedo, RF, CWS9/14/2014 10:07:00 AM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo hit a walkoff two-run home run as the White Sox defeated the Twins, 7-6.
Insight: The victory was Chicago's second of the day with the White Sox and Twins playing a doubleheader. Viciedo went 2-for-4 in the second game, including the walkoff homer. He is batting .233 with 21 homers and 57 RBI this season.
Ryan Raburn, RF, CLE9/13/2014 8:49:00 PM
Description: Indians utility man Ryan Raburn exited Saturday's game against the Tigers with a hyperextended left knee.
Insight: Raburn left in the fourth. He walked in his one plate appearance in the game. Tyler Holt replaced him in right field.
Will Venable, RF, SDPCold9/13/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Padres right fielder Will Venable is not in the starting lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Venable has been out since Wednesday due to a back strain. He is having a below average season anyway, hitting .222/.287/.318 with six home runs and 27 RBI.
Will Venable, RF, SDPCold9/13/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Padres right fielder Will Venable (back) returned to action on Monday night.
Insight: Venable was dealing with a back strain, and had been out since last Wednesday. He went 0-for-1 with two walks in his return.
Carlos Beltran, RF, NYYCold9/13/2014 1:25:00 PM
Description: Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran (elbow) is not in the starting lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Beltran was scratched from Wednesday's game due to elbow soreness and has yet to return. At some point, we expect the Yankees to shut him down for the year.
Jayson Werth, RF, WAS9/12/2014 6:09:00 PM
Description: Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is not in Friday's lineup due to the flu.
Insight: He will likely return in a day or two. Nate Schierholtz is in right field on Friday.
Jorge Soler, RF, CHCHot9/12/2014 2:44:00 PM
Description: Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler will miss the weekend series with Pittsburgh for the birth of his child.
Insight: The 22-year-old is expected to return to the team Monday. He's started his career with a bang, batting .356 with four homers and 13 RBI in just 12 games.
Dayan Viciedo, RF, CWS9/12/2014 1:32:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is 0-for-7 with five strikeouts against Twins hurler Phil Hughes.
Insight: Viciedo star has faded a bit from his 25 home run, 78 RBI 2012 season. He still reached the 20 HR mark, but his OPS is down 58 points from 2012 and he's already struck out 113 times. Avoid him Friday.
Marlon Byrd, RF, PHI9/12/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a career .538 hitter (7-for-13) against Miami starter Henderson Alvarez.
Insight: He is hitting .265 with 25 home runs and 78 RBI this season and is one of the few Phillies playing up to expectations this year. He's worth a shot even though only one of the seven hits was for extra bases.
Carlos Beltran, RF, NYYCold9/12/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran (elbow) was not in Wednesday or Thursday's lineup.
Insight: Beltran is likely to be shut him down for the season at some point. He's batting just .236 with 15 HR and 49 RBI and hasn't helped fantasy owners since putting together a solid July (.300, 4 HR, 13 RBI).
Giancarlo Stanton, RF, MIA9/12/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is likely done for the season after taking a pitch to the face and suffering multiple fractures.
Insight: Stanton leads the NL in homers (37), RBI (105) slugging (.555), OPS (.950) and total bases (299). There is no player who can replace those numbers.
Carlos Beltran, RF, NYY9/11/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran (elbow) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Rays.
Insight: Beltran did not play on Wednesday due to elbow soreness. Don't be surprised if at some point next week the Yankees shut him down for the season.
Ryan Braun, RF, MIL9/10/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Braun's thumb was bothering him and he didn't start Monday either, but did pinch hit. He is hitting .272 with 18 home runs and 78 RBI on the season.
Marlon Byrd, RF, PHI9/10/2014 2:51:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is not in Wednesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Merely a regular off day for the Phillies right fielder. He is hitting .265 with 25 home runs and 78 RBI this season. Grady Sizemore will make the start in right, but with his .248 batting average and .691 OPS doesn't have much fantasy value.
Giancarlo Stanton, RF, MIA9/10/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 0-for-9 with four strikeouts against Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta.
Insight: Stanton leads the NL in homers (37), RBI (105) slugging (.556) and OPS (.951). It's tough to sit the NL MVP candidate, but owners should be aware that this is not an ideal matchup for Stanton.
Jason Heyward, RF, ATL9/10/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is a career .429 hitter (12-for-28) against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: Heyward batting average is up this season, but his power is not. On the season, he's hitting .273 with 11 homers, 57 RBI, 69 runs, 17 steals and a .746 OPS.
Oswaldo Arcia, RF, MINHot9/9/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia went 2-for-4 and hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning as the Twins beat the Indians, 4-3, on Tuesday.
Insight: Arcia's home run capped off a four-run fourth inning for the Twins, who then held on to win. Arcia does not hit for much of an average .220/.293/.439, but he does occasionally hit a long ball. He has 16 homers and 48 RBI on the year.
Curtis Granderson, RF, NYM9/9/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI against the Rockies on Tuesday.
Insight: Granderson is having his troubles in his first season as a Met, but he is on a five-game hitting streak, in which he is batting .421 with two doubles, two home runs and a triple. He also has eight RBI over that stretch. On the season, Granderson is hitting .218 with 18 home runs and 57 RBI.
Jay Bruce, RF, CINCold9/9/2014 3:27:00 PM
Description: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce is hitless in 11 career at-bats, with seven strikeouts, against right-hander Michael Wacha.
Insight: The streaky hitter is in one of his typical cold spells (15-for-89) and this matchup doesn't figure to help him get out of it. UpdateL Bruce is not in the starting lineup.
Hunter Pence, RF, SFG9/9/2014 12:14:00 PM
Description: Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is just 2-for-18 (.111) against Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley.
Insight: Pence had a huge month of August (.314, .907 OPS), but has cooled a bit in September and faces a tough matchup. It's probably best to avoid him Tuesday.
Kole Calhoun, RF, ANAHot9/9/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun is 5-for-7 (.714) with three extra-base hits versus Texas right-hander Colby Lewis.
Insight: Calhoun's been hot this week, batting .370 for the past six games and should be ready to add to his totals. He is batting .284 with 14 HR and 51 RBI in 108 games.
Jay Bruce, RF, CINCold9/9/2014 11:59:00 AM
Description: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce is hitless in 11 career at-bats, with seven strikeouts, against right-hander Michael Wacha.
Insight: The streaky hitter is in one of his typical cold spells (15-for-89) and this matchup doesn't figure to help him get out of it.
Jose Bautista, RF, TOR9/9/2014 11:51:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is hitless in 10 career at-bats against Cubs ace Jake Arrieta.
Insight: Bautista is on fire this month, batting .367 with three homers and a 1.106 OPS so it will be interesting to see which factor wins out. For the season Bautista has blasted 32 homer and knocked in 92 runs.
Matt Joyce, RF, TAM9/9/2014 11:43:00 AM
Description: Rays OF/DH Matt Joyce has a career .391 batting average (9-for-23) with three solo home runs against Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Joyce hasn't been swinging well of late, going 1-for-16 over the past five days, so may not be able to take advantage of the favorable matchup.
Kole Calhoun, RF, ANAHot9/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun went 3-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs as the Angels routed the Indians, 12-3, on Monday.
Insight: The Angels brought their hitting shoes to Jacobs, I mean, Progressive Field on Monday. Los Angeles had 16 hits. The home run was Calhoun's 14th of the year. He is batting .284 with 51 RBI.
Marlon Byrd, RF, PHI9/7/2014 6:48:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 on Sunday in a loss against the Nationals.
Insight: Byrd came into the game hitting .167 in his career against Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez, but got the better of the matchup on Sunday. He also came into the game hitless in his last 15 at-bats, but Byrd snapped that streak. He is hitting .265 with 25 home runs and 78 RBI this season.
Jose Bautista, RF, TOR9/7/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to account for all of the Toronto runs as the Blue Jays defeated the Red Sox, 3-1, on Sunday.
Insight: The home run was Bautista's seventh since Aug. 26 and 31st this season. Bautista is also batting .288 with 89 RBI and a .897 OPS. He ranks sixth in the American League in home runs.
Curtis Granderson, RF, NYM9/7/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, two runs and a walk on Sunday against the Reds.
Insight: We can't say we really expected much from Granderson this season, who is in his first year in the much bigger New York ballpark, but even at. 215, 18 home runs and 55 RBI, he has been disappointing. He does have a three-game hitting streak with two home runs over that span.
David Murphy, RF, CLE9/7/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Indians outfielder David Murphy is just 8-for-57 (.140) against Angels starter Jered Weaver in his career.
Insight: Murphy does have four doubles and a home run in the matchup. He has also walked five times and struck out 12. Murphy is batting .265 with 29 extra-base hits and 56 RBI this year.
Giancarlo Stanton, RF, MIA9/7/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is 2-for-18 in his lifetime against Braves starter Julio Teheran.
Insight: Both of Staton's hits though are extra-base hits, a double and home run. He also has three RBI and four walks. It's tough to sit the NL MVP candidate, but owners should be aware that this is not an ideal matchup for Stanton.
Marlon Byrd, RF, PHI9/7/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a career .167 hitter against Washington left-hander Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Byrd has been the most consistent hitter on the Phillies roster, batting .233 with 25 HR and 78 RBI.
Josh Reddick, RF, OAK9/7/2014 9:58:00 AM
Description: Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick is just 1-for-11 against Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel.
Insight: It's likely that Reddick won't be in the starting lineup as he's just a .174 hitter versus lefties and a .283 hitter against right-handers this season. Avoid this matchup.
Ryan Braun, RF, MIL9/6/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was a late addition to the Brewers' starting linup on Saturday.
Insight: Braun's thumb was bothering him prior to Saturday's game, but he made it through the pregame workout with no major issues. The Brewers need him in the next two games against the Cardinals. He is hitting .275 with 18 home runs and 77 RBI on the season.
Ryan Braun, RF, MIL9/6/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: The outfielder returned to the lineup Friday after missing a couple of days for the birth of his daughter, but it was surprising not to see him out their in this important series against the division-leading Cardinals. Update: It's a right thumb that is bothering Braun.
Gerardo Parra, RF, MIL9/6/2014 11:36:00 AM
Description: Milwaukee outfielder Gerardo Parra is one of three Brewers hitters with a career batting average over .450 and at least 10 at-bats against Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn.
Insight: Despite just a .265 season batting average and not much power, Parra is in the midst of a five-game hitting streak in which he is batting .476 so its time to jump on Parra for a "Saturday night special."
Steve Pearce, RF, BAL9/6/2014 11:11:00 AM
Description: Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce (abdomen) has returned to the starting lineup for Saturday's game.
Insight: Pearce had been out since last Saturday with discomfort in his abdomen. Pearce has been a pleasant surprise to fantasy owners, hitting .289/.354/.532 with 16 home runs in 85 games.
Nick Markakis, RF, BAL9/6/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Don't be surprised if Orioles right fielder and leadoff hitter Nick Markakis gets Saturday afternoon off.
Insight: Markakis is hitless in 10 at-bats against Tampa Bay left-hander Drew Smyly. The outfielder has been solid, if unspectacular, for Baltimore batting .279 with 12 HR, 44 RBI, 70 runs scored and four steals. This just isn't a good matchup.
Giancarlo Stanton, RF, MIA9/5/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-5 with a double, run and two RBI against the Braves on Friday.
Insight: Stanton snapped his three-game home run streak, but he has two hits in each of his last three games. He also has seven hits, including the three home runs, two doubles and six RBI in his last 17 at-bats. Stanton continues to have big leads in the National League in both home runs (36) and RBI (104) along with hitting .296.
Norichika Aoki, RF, KAN9/5/2014 9:52:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Norichika Aoki hit an RBI-single in the third inning and that's all James Shields would need as Kansas City defeated New York, 1-0, on Friday.
Insight: Aoki was 1-for-3 with the RBI on Friday. Aoki is hitting .265 with 23 extra-base hits and 34 RBI in 412 at-bats this year.
David Murphy, RF, CLE9/5/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: The Indians activated outfielder David Murphy from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Murphy missed the last four weeks with an oblique strain, but he has been cleared to play after a couple rehab games at Triple-A. He will platoon in right field and play against right-handed pitching. Murphy is hitting .262 with seven home runs and 55 RBI this year.
Torii Hunter, RF, DET9/5/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (foot) was not in Thursday's starting lineup, but is back in the No. 2 hole for Friday's contest against San Francisco.
Insight: Hunter hit a foul ball off his foot in his first at-bat on Wednesday. Even in his 18th season he can still produce numbers. He's batting .275 with 15 HR and 73 RBI.
Curtis Granderson, RF, NYMCold9/5/2014 11:32:00 AM
Description: Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson is hitless in 11 tries with five strikeouts versus Reds right-hander Alfredo Simon.
Insight: The best we can say is that he's walked twice. Granderson has been horrible since the All-Star break batting .155 with two homers, six RBI and a .458 OPS in 41 games.
Ryan Braun, RF, MIL9/5/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is expected to return for Friday's contest, according to the team's site
Insight: Braun left the team Wednesday to join his family for the birth of his daughter. The outfielder will return to the lineup on Friday. He returns just in time for a huge four-game series against the division-leading Cardinals.
Ryan Braun, RF, MIL9/5/2014 4:05:00 AM
Description: Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has returned in time for Friday's contest.
Insight: Braun left the team Wednesday to join his family for the birth of his daughter. He returns just in time for a huge four-game series against the division-leading Cardinals. Braun's numbers are the worst since he came to the major leagues in 2006, except for 2013 when he played only 61 games due to a suspension.


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