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Stephen Vogt, OF, OAK5/4/2015 11:37:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt was 3-for-5, hitting a grand slam in the, 8-7, loss to the Twins on Monday.
Insight: Vogt continues his ridiculous start, getting five RBI on Monday. He drove in the fifth run on a double in the ninth. He represented the tying run at second in the final frame, but he was unable to score. Vogt is hitting .372 with seven home runs and 25 RBI this season.
Torii Hunter, RF, MIN5/4/2015 11:35:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer in the, 8-7, victory over the Athletics on Monday.
Insight: Hunter hit his home run in the sixth to give Minnesota a, 8-5, victory. Oakland scored a run in the eighth and ninth, but the Twins held on to win. Hunter was 1-for-5 in the game and he is hitting .253 with three home runs and 13 RBI this season.
Hanley Ramirez, SS, BOS5/4/2015 11:14:00 PM
Description: Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez could avoid the disabled list according to the Providence Journal.
Insight: Manager John Farrell said after the game Monday night that Ramirez's should injury is not a "clear-cut DL" situation. Ramirez ran into the side wall and has a left shoulder sprain. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX5/4/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre scored the winning run in the, 2-1, victory over the Astros on Monday.
Insight: Beltre was 1-for-4 in the game, hitting a double in the ninth and scored the game-winner in the frame. He is hitting .218 with two home runs and just four RBI in 101 at-bats this season. It's been another very disappointing year for Beltre.
Dallas Keuchel, SP, HOU5/4/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Astros starter Dallas Keuchel pitched eight innings and allowed just one run but received a no-decision on Monday versus the Rangers.
Insight: Texas scored on Astros reliever Chad Qualls in the ninth to win, 2-1. Keuchel, however, has still been unbelievable this season. He is 3-0 with a 0.80 ERA, 0.76 WHIP and 30 strikeouts in 45 innings this season.
Ross Detwiler, SP, TEX5/4/2015 10:52:00 PM
Description: Rangers starter Ross Detwiler pitched seven strong innings, receiving a no-decision, but the Rangers did beat the Astros, 2-1.
Insight: The victory ended Houston's 10-game winning streak. Detwiler allowed just one run on four hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in the seven frames. Detwiler, however, is still looking for his first victory of the year. He is 0-3 with a 6.57 ERA.
Hector Gomez, SS, MIL5/4/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Brewers infielder Hector Gomez was 2-for-3, with a solo homer in the, 4-3, victory over the Dodgers on Monday.
Insight: Gomez scored in the sixth inning on Gerardo Parra's sixth-inning triple and then hit his bomb in the eighth. Gomez is hitting .250 with one home run and five RBI this season.
Clayton Kershaw, SP, LOS5/4/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits in a no-decision on Monday against the Brewers.
Insight: Kershaw was cruising through five, but he allowed a pinch-hit triple to score a run in the sixth and then a solo home run in the eighth. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly took out Kershaw after he yielded a double immediately after the home run, and then relief pitcher Chris Hatcher coughed up the lead, allowing a double and infield single. Kershaw hasn't been bad, but he hasn't been his dominate self this season. He is 1-2 with a 3.72 ERA and 1.14 WHIP. He did, however, have eight strikeouts and no walks Monday.
Carlos Gomez, CF, MIL5/4/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez was 1-for-4 with an RBI and run in the, 4-3, victory over the Dodgers on Monday.
Insight: Milwaukee rallied from down, 3-0, to give new manager Craig Counsell his first victory as the Brewers skipper. Gomez doubled in the tying run in the eighth and then scored the winning run on Ryan Braun's infield single. Gomez is hitting .261 with one home run in nine RBI.
Evan Longoria, 3B, TAM5/4/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria had an RBI-double in the first inning against the Red Sox on Monday.
Insight: The Rays won, 5-1. Longoria was 1-for-4 in the game. He is hitting .273 with one home run and six RBI this season. Those numbers are alright, but owners would like more power from Longoria.
Clay Buchholz, SP, BOS5/4/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz had another rough start on Monday as Boston continues to have problems with its starting pitching.
Insight: Boston has the second-highest starters ERA in the entire league, and Buchholz is a big part of the reason why. He is 1-4 with a 6.03 ERA this season. He pitched 6 1/3 innings on Monday versus the Rays and allowed five runs on nine hits. Simply put, he needs to get better, but for the Red Sox to be a serious contender, they may have to pull the trigger on the Cole Hamels trade.
Jake Odorizzi, SP, TAM5/4/2015 10:33:00 PM
Description: Rays starter Jake Odorizzi pitched very well on Monday, allowing just one run in seven innings of work in a victory over the Red Sox.
Insight: The Rays won, 5-1. Odorizzi yielded seven hits, struck out six and walked none in his seven innings. He is 3-2 with a 2.21 ERA, 0.89 WHIP in 40 2/3 innings this season.
Darin Ruf, RF, PHI5/4/2015 10:30:00 PM
Description: Phillies outfielder Darin Ruf was 3-for-5 with two runs in the, 5-2, victory over the Braves on Monday.
Insight: Ruf scored his runs in the first and the ninth. He is hitting .229 with two home runs and five RBI this season.
Nick Markakis, RF, ATL5/4/2015 10:29:00 PM
Description: Braves outfield Nick Markakis had two hits and an RBI in the loss to the Phillies on Monday.
Insight: Markakis reached on an infield single in the ninth to score a run, but Atlanta was able to score any more runs. The Phillies won, 5-2. Markakis is hitting .298 with no home runs and six RBI this season.
Jeff Francoeur, RF, PHI5/4/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur was 4-for-5 a double, triple, two RBI and a run in the, 5-2, victory over the Braves on Monday.
Insight: Francoeur had a RBI-double in the first and then a RBI-triple in the ninth. He also had two singles. Fancoeur, however, is not really fantasy relevant as he is hitting just .214 with two home runs and six RBI.
Jordan Zimmermann, SP, WAS5/4/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann allowed just one earned run in seven innings against the Marlins on Monday.
Insight: Zimmerman, however, received the no-decision as he left with the game tied at two. The Nationals went on to win, 6-4. Zimmerman allowed six hits and had four strikeouts versus no walks. he is 2-2 with a 4.15 ERA this season.
Ian Desmond, SS, WAS5/4/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer in the, 6-4, victory over the Marlins on Monday.
Insight: Desmond hit his homer in the eighth to tie the game at four. The Nationals then took the lead on Yunel Escobar's two-run single. Desmond was 1-for-4 in the game and has two home runs this season.
Ichiro Suzuki, RF, NYY5/4/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki had two hits and an RBI in the loss to the Nationals on Monday.
Insight: Suzuki was 2-for-4 in the game. He reached on an infield single in the eighth, which drove in the Marlins fourth run. Unfortunately, for Miami, they were unable to hold the two-run lead, losing, 6-4. Ichiro is hitting .282 with one home run, 10 runs and six RBI in 71 at-bats this season.
Yunel Escobar, SS, WAS5/4/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar went 5-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in the, 6-4, victory over the Marlins on Monday.
Insight: All five of Escobar's hit were singles. Even after four singles, Washington needed the fifth hit to score the winning run in the eighth. The single scored two and gave the Nationals the, 6-4, lead. Escobar is hitting .311 with two home runs and seven RBI this season.
Josh Donaldson, 3B, TOR5/4/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Ble Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the, 3-1, victory over the Yankees on Monday.
Insight: Donaldson was the only player in the game with multiple hits. Donaldson scored on Edwin Encarnacion's double in the eighth. Donaldson is hitting .314 with six home runs and 18 RBI in 105 at-bats this season.
Carlos Beltran, RF, NYY5/4/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran has three doubles in his last three games.
Insight: Beltran was 1-for-3 with a double and run scored on Monday versus the Blue Jays. He, however, is still only hitting .203 with no home runs this season, so hopefully not too many fantasy owners are counting on Beltran for major production.
R.A. Dickey, SP, TOR5/4/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey pitched eight innings and allowed just one run on three hits in the, 3-1, victory over the Yankees on Monday.
Insight: This was Dickey's first victory of the season. His only blemish was three walks and on strikeouts. Dickey is 1-3 this season with a 4.38 ERA.
Jose Reyes, SS, TOR5/4/2015 9:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes will have an MRI this weekend to see the progress his body has made on his cracked rib according to MLB.com.
Insight: Hopefully, the MRI revels some progress, and Reyes can return to baseball activities. Check back this weekend for another update.
Hanley Ramirez, SS, BOS5/4/2015 8:24:00 PM
Description: Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez has been diagnosed with a shoulder sprain according to CSN New England.
Insight: It is not yet known how serious the injury is, but fantasy owners are holding their breathe for the time being. Ramirez is second in the league with 10 home runs and would be a huge loss for any owner. Ramirez hurt his shoulder crashing into the side wall on Monday versus the Rays.
Jake Lamb, 3B, ARI5/4/2015 8:10:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb will get out of his walking boot on Tuesday and could return by May 13 according to AZ Central Sports.
Insight: Arizona picked that day because that is the end of their current homestand. He will probably take a short rehab assignment in the minors before joining the major league club.
Hunter Pence, RF, SFG5/4/2015 7:53:00 PM
Description: Giants outfielder Hunter Pence is scheduled to take batting practice this week and could start a rehab assignment if that goes well according to CSN Bay Area.
Insight: The Giants are hoping Pence returns in the middle of May, so if everything goes as planned, he will be back shortly.
Hanley Ramirez, SS, BOS5/4/2015 7:32:00 PM
Description: Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez left Monday's game versus the Rays after running into the side wall at Fenway Park.
Insight: The Boston Globe speculates that Ramirez has a left arm or shoulder injury. This is a huge concern for fantasy owners as Ramirez is off to a great start. He is hitting .283/.340/.609 with 10 home runs. Check back for updates on Ramirez's status.
Sean Doolittle, RP, OAK5/4/2015 7:04:00 PM
Description: Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is getting closer to returning according to
Insight: According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Doolittle will throw two more bullpen sessions and then face hitters next Monday. Doolittle would be a nice addition to any fantasy team. Stash him on the fantasy DL if possible.
Austin Jackson, CF, SEA5/4/2015 7:02:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain according to Roto World.
Insight: Jackson suffered the injury on Sunday while running to first base. It is unclear how long he will be out.
Justin Verlander, SP, DET5/4/2015 6:04:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter Justin Verlander will have another MRI on Tuesday according to FOX Sports.
Insight: Verlander has already had two MRIs, but apparently the Tigers want an update. If there is improvement, Verlander could begin throwing, but owners should not expect Verlander to return in May.
Alex Cobb, SP, TAM5/4/2015 5:45:00 PM
Description: Rays starter Alex Cobb has been shut down from throwing after suffering a setback according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: The team doctor will at least examine Cobb's forearm, and he will perhaps undergo an MRI. Check back for updates, but owners should assume Cobb will miss at least two weeks.
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS5/4/2015 5:25:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has flown back to Washington D.C. and will have his side examined according to CSN Washington.
Insight: Rendon hasn't play this season due to an oblique injury. There is no set date for a return, but hopefully this examination will give owners a more definitive time frame.
Oswaldo Arcia, RF, MIN5/4/2015 4:36:00 PM
Description: Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Arcia was in the middle of a six-game hitting streak which raised his average to .276, so this comes at a bad time. He quietly hit 20 homers last season and seems to be continuing to improve his offense.
Michael Morse, LF, MIA5/4/2015 4:32:00 PM
Description: Marlins first baseman Michael Morse will sit on Monday.
Insight: Even more of a reason not to throw Giancarlo Stanton a hittable pitch. Morse hasn't done much this season, batting just .193, but the threat of his power helps Stanton. Justin Bour will get the start at 1B.
Jean Segura, SS, MIL5/4/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is not in Monday's lineup.
Insight: No surprise after taking a pitch to the head on Sunday. Segura is hitting .289 with 10 RBI so far this season.
Jorge Soler, RF, CHC5/4/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off. Soler's average to .269 for the season after a five-hit weekend series against Milwaukee.
Ryan Howard, 1B, PHI5/4/2015 4:28:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Howard is still hitting below the Mendoza line, just .193, with 12 RBI overall.
Blake Swihart, C, BOS5/4/2015 4:06:00 PM
Description: Young and talented Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart will sit on Monday.
Insight: The switch-hitting 23-year-old went 1-for-7 with four strikeouts over the weekend. Sandy Leon will get the start.
Ben Zobrist, 2B, OAK5/4/2015 1:18:00 PM
Description: Athletics infielder/outifelder Ben Zobrist (knee) was playing catch this weekend.
Insight: He was riding a stationary bike the day after his April 28 arthroscopic knee surgery. Still, he's not expected back until June.
Jarrod Parker, SP, OAK5/4/2015 1:15:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Jarrod Parker (Tommy John surgery last March) pitched 4 1/2 innings Sunday in his third rehab outing.
Insight: The 26-year-old posted a 12-8 record in 2013 with a 3.97 ERA and 1.223 WHIP, but has been throught two TJ surgeries. He should be back later this month, though its still too early to know how much he can help fantasy owners.
Mike Trout, CF, ANA5/4/2015 10:10:00 AM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout owns a career .365 batting average versus Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, including three home runs.
Insight: A .365 batting average against "King Felix" is like a .500 batting average against a "normal pitcher." The problem is that if he doesn't hit it out of the park, who will knock him in as the remainder of the roster includes no one batting more than .215 against the ace right-hander.
Matt Holliday, LF, STLHot5/4/2015 10:07:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is a career .375 hitter with four long balls against Cubs starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Old Man River just keeps on going, batting .321 with 14 RBI and an .865 OPS through his first 23 games this season. in his 12th season, he's batting above his lifetime .308 average, though he's only hit one home run.
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B, LOS5/4/2015 10:02:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 10-for-26 (.385) with a pair of homers against Milwaukee right-hander Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Gonzalez also added five doubles for a 1.256 OPS in their matchups.Gonzalez is on a modest four-game hitting streak and is batting .362 this season with eight homers and 20 RBI. Start him.
Carlos Gomez, CF, MIL5/4/2015 10:01:00 AM
Description: Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez, just off the disabled list on Saturday, is a career .353 hitter versus Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Gomez is 6-for-17 (.353) with a home run and four RBI against the Dodgers left-hander.
Freddie Freeman, 1B, ATL5/4/2015 9:59:00 AM
Description: Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is just 1-for-14 with five strikeouts against Phillies right-hander Aaron Harang.
Insight: Freeman was 2-for-4 on Sunday, getting an RBI-double in the first inning. Freeman is hitting .284 with four home runs and 11 RBI this season, but Harang has pitched well all season and should win this matchup ... again.
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/4/2015 9:56:00 AM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is just 1-for-13 (.077) versus Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi.
Insight: Ortiz is a career .293 hitter versus right-handers versus .266 against left-handers, so this is out of character for Big Papi. Ortiz is on a six-game hitting streak, but faces an unfavorable matchup which should be avoided.
Andre Ethier, OF, LOS5/3/2015 8:23:00 PM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier was 2-for-4 in the, 1-0, victory over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Insight: Ethier and Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt were the other players with mulitple hits in the game. Los Angeles won, 1-0, on a pinch-hit walkoff homer from Yasmani Grandal in the 13th. Ethier is hitting .321 with four home runs and nine RBI.
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, ARI5/3/2015 8:20:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt had three hits in the, 1-0, loss to the Dodgers on Sunday.
Insight: Goldschmidt had a double and two singles, but obviously did score or drive in a run since his team didn't score in 13 innings on Sunday. Goldschmidt is hitting .356 with six home runs and 22 RBI this season.
Yasmani Grandal, C, LOS5/3/2015 8:19:00 PM
Description: Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal hit a walkoff home run in the 13th inning to lift Los Angeles to a, 1-0, victory over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Insight: Grandal was used as a pinch hitter for starting catcher A.J. Ellis. The homer was Grandal's second of the year. He is hitting .230 with three RBI in 61at-bats.
Justin Upton, LF, SDP5/3/2015 7:40:00 PM
Description: Padres outfielder Justin Upton was 3-for-4 with a home run and double in the, 8-6, victory over the Rockies on Sunday.
Insight: Upton hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then had an RBI-double in the fifth on Sunday. He is hitting .301 with seven home runs and 21 RBI in 93 at-bats this season.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL5/3/2015 7:38:00 PM
Description: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado hit a pair of bombs, going 3-for-5 in the loss to the Padres on Sunday.
Insight: Arenado hit a solo home run in the fourth and then a two-run homer in the fifth. Arenado has six home runs and 17 RBI while hitting .314 in 86 at-bats this season.
James Shields, SP, SDP5/3/2015 7:36:00 PM
Description: Padres right-hander James Shields was not sharp, but he picked up his third win of the season on Sunday versus the Rockies.
Insight: Shields allowed five runs on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings on Sunday. He tossed up three home runs, two of which to Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado. Shields did strike out seven and walked none, though, so that's good for the K/BB and K/9 categories. Shields is 3-0 with a 3.72 ERA this season.
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STLHot5/3/2015 7:06:00 PM
Description: Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter had a solo home run in the, 3-2, victory over the Pirates on Sunday.
Insight: Carpenter hit his solo bomb in the first, and it appeared that would be all the Cardinals would need until the Pirates tied the game at one in the top of the ninth. Each team scored in the 12th, and then St. Louis won in the 14th. Carpenter is hitting .365 with four home runs and 16 RBI this season.
Pedro Alvarez, 1B, PIT5/3/2015 7:04:00 PM
Description: Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez was 1-for-2 with four walks in the extra-inning lost to the Cardinals on Sunday.
Insight: Sound familar? Pittsburgh lost all three games this weekend in extra innings to the Cardinals. It appeared that Alvarez was going to give the Pirates a, 2-1, victory when he hit a solo bomb in the top of the 12th, but the Cardinals tied the game in the bottom of the inning. St. Louis won on a walkoff home run in the 14th. Alvarez is hitting .227 and sadly, has a higher batting average than teammates Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen, and Jordy Mercer. Alverez also has five home runs and 12 RBI.
Kolten Wong, 2B, STL5/3/2015 7:00:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong hit a walkoff home run in the 14th inning to lift St. Louis to a, 3-2, victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Insight: The Cardinals won again in walkoff fashion versus the Pirates. St. Louis swept Pittsburgh and won all three games in extra innings. Wong was 3-for-4 in the game. Four of the five runs were scored on solo home runs. Wong is hitting .294 with two home runs and eight RBI this season.
Joe Panik, 2B, SFG5/3/2015 6:58:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Joe Panik was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs in the, 5-0, victory over the Angels on Sunday.
Insight: Panik hit a solo home run in the first inning and later singled. Panik is hitting .293/.348/.415 with one home run and eight RBI.
Jered Weaver, SP, ANA5/3/2015 6:57:00 PM
Description: Angels right-hander Jered Weaver lost his fourth game of the season, yielded five runs on 10 hits versus the Giants on Sunday.
Insight: Weaver struggled in another start, but he also didn't receive any run support, losing, 5-0. Weaver is 0-4 with a 6.29 ERA this season.
Tim Lincecum, SP, SFG5/3/2015 6:55:00 PM
Description: Giants starter Tim Lincecum threw eight shutout innings, allowing just three hits to win his second game of the season on Sunday.
Insight: San Francisco shut out the Los Angeles Angels, 5-0. Lincecum struck out four and walked one. He is 2-2 with a 2.40 ERA, 20 strikeouts and 1.23 WHIP in 30 innings this season.
Stephen Vogt, OF, OAK5/3/2015 6:53:00 PM
Description: Athletics C/1B/OF Stephen Vogt hit a pair of bombs in the, 7-1, victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Vogt hit a solo shot in the sixth and a three-run homer in the seventh. This was Vogt's second multi-home run game of the season. He is hitting .356/.455/.671 with six home runs and 20 RBI in 73 at-bats this season.
Josh Reddick, RF, OAK5/3/2015 6:51:00 PM
Description: Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick was 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the, 7-1, victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Reddick is hitting .391 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 69 at-bats this season.
Prince Fielder, 1B, TEX5/3/2015 6:50:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder had two hits and two walks in the, 7-1, loss to the Athletics on Sunday.
Insight: Despite reaching base four times, Fielder did not produce a run. He is hitting .358 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season.
Sonny Gray, SP, OAK5/3/2015 6:48:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Sonny Gray had a very peculiar outing on Sunday versus the Rangers.
Insight: Gray pitched 6 2/3 shutout innings and allowed only two hits, but he also walked seven batters. He was able to get around all the walks with 10 strikeouts. Gray only came into the game with six walks in his first five starts, so this isn't a long-term concern. He is 4-0 with a 1.67 ERA.
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS5/3/2015 6:25:00 PM
Description: Nationals 3B/LF/1B Ryan Zimmerman had the only RBI in the, 1-0, victory over the Mets on Sunday.
Insight: Zimmerman singled to score Jayson Werth in the top of the first and that was the only run of the entire game. Zimmerman is hitting .221 with two home runs and 16 RBI.
Ben Revere, CF, PHI5/3/2015 6:23:00 PM
Description: Phillies center fielder Ben Revere was 3-for-5 with an RBI and run in the, 6-2, victory over the Marlins on Sunday.
Insight: Revere singled in the fifth to drive in Miami's first run. He then scored in the seventh on Darin Ruf's single. Revere is only hitting .239 with no home runs and 10 runs, but he is hitting .353 in his last nine games.
Freddie Freeman, 1B, ATL5/3/2015 6:20:00 PM
Description: Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman had an RBI-double in the, 5-0, victory over the Reds on Sunday.
Insight: Freeman was 2-for-4 on the day, getting his RBI-double in the first inning. Freeman is hitting .284 with four home runs and 11 RBI this season.
Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN5/3/2015 6:04:00 PM
Description: Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had a grand slam, going 3-for-5, with five RBI in the, 13-3, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Plouffe hit his grand slam in the third inning and then drove in another run on a single in the fourth. That was Plouffe's fifth homer of the season. He also had 15 RBI while hitting .278.
Avisail Garcia, RF, CWS5/3/2015 6:01:00 PM
Description: White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia had three hits, an RBI and run in the loss to the Twins on Sunday.
Insight: Garcia was 3-for-4 with three singles. His single in the eighth scored Jose Abreu. Garcia is hitting. 342 with one home run and six RBI this season.
Brian Dozier, 2B, MIN5/3/2015 5:58:00 PM
Description: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was 4-for-5 with an RBI in the, 13-3, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Dozier scored on Trevor Plouffe's grand slam in the third inning. Dozier also had his first triple of the season. He is hitting .240 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season.
Evan Gattis, C, HOU5/3/2015 4:55:00 PM
Description: Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis had a big game Sunday against Seattle.
Insight: He smacked two homers and had four RBI. WHile Gattis is hitting just .198, he does have six homers and 17 RBI overall.
Roberto Hernandez, SP, HOU5/3/2015 4:46:00 PM
Description: Astros starter Roberto Hernandez gave up five runs over six innings Sunday against the Mariners.
Insight: He allowed eight hits and two walks while striking out one. Hernandez now owns a 4.25 ERA overall.
J.A. Happ, SP, SEA5/3/2015 4:45:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ was not sharp Sunday versus Houston.
Insight: Happ gave up six runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out six over six innings of work. He now owns a 3.51 ERA this season.
Jimmy Nelson, SP, MIL5/3/2015 4:44:00 PM
Description: Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson allowed three runs Sunday against the Cubs.
Insight: Nelson went 6 2/3 innings and allowed the three runs on seven hits and two walks. Nelson struck out six and now has a 4.03 ERA.
Miguel Cabrera, 1B, DET5/3/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera smacked a home run Sunday against the Royals.
Insight: Cabrera continues to do his thing. He is now hitting .366 with six homers and 19 RBI this season.
Anibal Sanchez, SP, DET5/3/2015 4:31:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez allowed three runs Sunday against the Royals.
Insight: He pitched 7 1/3 innings and gave up four hits and one walk while striking out four. Sanchez now has a 5.11 ERA, which should continue to go down.
Vance Worley, SP, PIT5/3/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Pirates starter Vance Worley allowed just one run Sunday versus St. Louis.
Insight: He did so over six innings and gave up four hits and one walk while striking out five. Worley left down 1-0 and now owns a 3.90 ERA overall.
Michael Wacha, SP, STL5/3/2015 4:18:00 PM
Description: Cardinals righty Michael Wacha pitched well Sunday against the Pirates.
Insight: Wacha did not allow a run on five hits and two walks over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out two and now owns a 1.93 ERA.
Jason Hammel, SP, CHC5/3/2015 4:17:00 PM
Description: Cubs starter Jason Hammel allowed three runs Sunday versus Milwaukee.
Insight: Hammel went six innings and gave up five hits and one walk while striking out four. He now has a 3.73 ERA this season.
Adam Jones, CF, BAL5/3/2015 4:16:00 PM
Description: Orioles center fielder Adam Jones went 4-for-4 Sunday against Tampa Bay.
Insight: He also had two RBI. Jones is the leading hitter in baseball with a .402 BA so far this season.
Devon Travis, 2B, TOR5/3/2015 4:15:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis smashed a grand slam Sunday against the Indians.
Insight: It was his lone hit in five at-bats, but it was a big one. The prized rookie is hitting .318 with seven homers and 23 RBI so far this season.
Jason Kipnis, 2B, CLE5/3/2015 4:14:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 4-for-5 with a homer Sunday against Toronto.
Insight: He scored three runs and had two RBI as well. Kipnis is hitting .283 with three home runs and 11 RBI overall.
Jose Iglesias, SS, DET5/3/2015 3:57:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias departed Sunday's game with groin tightness.
Insight: Groins are tricky, so he could miss a game or two. Stay tuned.
Jeremy Guthrie, SP, KAN5/3/2015 3:54:00 PM
Description: Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie was lit up by the Tigers on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: He allowed six runs on 11 hits over six innings. Guthrie struck out only one and now has a 6.52 ERA this season.
Ryan Howard, 1B, PHI5/3/2015 3:53:00 PM
Description: Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard had two RBI sunday against the Marlins.
Insight: He went 2-for-4 with his first triple of the season. Howard is still hitting just .193 with 12 RBI overall.
Johnny Cueto, SP, CIN5/3/2015 3:45:00 PM
Description: Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto was not very sharp Sunday versus Atlanta.
Insight: He allowed five runs on nine hits and one walk over six innings of work. Cueto struck out two and now has a 2.72 ERA this season.
Doug Fister, SP, WAS5/3/2015 3:44:00 PM
Description: Nationals starter Doug Fister did not allow a run Sunday against the Mets.
Insight: Fister went 6 1/3 innings allowing five hits while striking out three. He now has a 2.61 ERA overall.
Wei-Yin Chen, SP, BAL5/3/2015 3:43:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Wei-Yen Chen allowed two runs Sunday against the Rays.
Insight: He went six innings and gave up the two runs on seven hits and two walks. Chen struck out four and now has a 2.83 ERA.
Nathan Karns, RP, TAM5/3/2015 3:42:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay pitcher Nathan Karns did not allow a run over five innings Sunday versus Baltimore.
Insight: Karns is still on a pitch count, as he threw just 66 pitches. He gave up two hits and one walk, while striking out four.
Steve Pearce, RF, BAL5/3/2015 3:34:00 PM
Description: Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce left Sunday's game with a stomach illness.
Insight: He will be fine. Consider Pearce day-to-day.
Julio Teheran, SP, ATL5/3/2015 3:31:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Julio Teheran pitched very well Sunday against the Reds.
Insight: He went six innings and did not allow a run on three hits and two walks. Teheran struck out six and needed 102 pitches, which is why he did not go longer. He now has a 3.82 ERA this season.
Drew Hutchison, SP, TOR5/3/2015 3:14:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison had a rough outing Sunday versus Cleveland.
Insight: He allowed six runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out two. Hutchison now has an ugly 7.47 ERA this season.
Zack Cozart, SS, CIN5/3/2015 3:05:00 PM
Description: Reds shortstop Zack Cozart left Sunday's game with a finger injury.
Insight: Hopefully it is not too serious. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Austin Jackson, CF, SEA5/3/2015 3:03:00 PM
Description: Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson left Sunday's game with an ankle injury.
Insight: Jackson needed assistance after stepping on Roberto Hernadez's foot while running to first. A DL could be needed here. Stay tuned.
Jarred Cosart, SP, MIA5/3/2015 2:58:00 PM
Description: Marlins right-hander Jarred Cosart allowed three runs Sunday against the Phillies.
Insight: He went five innings and gave up five hits and one walk. Cosart did strike out six and still has a solid 2.97 ERA this season.
Dillon Gee, SP, NYM5/3/2015 2:51:00 PM
Description: Mets right-hander Dillon Gee gave up one run over five innings Sunday against the Nationals.
Insight: Gee allowed six hits and walked five while striking out another five. He now owns a 3.86 ERA this season.
Trevor Bauer, SP, CLE5/3/2015 2:50:00 PM
Description: Indians starter Trevor Bauer allowed six runs Sunday versus Toronto.
Insight: He lasted just 4 1/3 innings and gave up seven hits and three walks while striking out one. Bauer now has a 3.38 ERA.
Troy Tulowitzki, SS, COL5/3/2015 2:10:00 PM
Description: Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is getting the day off on Sunday.
Insight: Rafael Ynoa will start at short. Tulo will be back in there next time out.
Justin Morneau, 1B, COL5/3/2015 2:05:00 PM
Description: Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau is out Sunday against San Diego.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest. Daniel Descalso will start at first.
Billy Butler, DH, KAN5/3/2015 12:38:00 PM
Description: Oakland 1B/DH Billy Butler is getting the day off on Sunday.
Insight: Mark Canha will DH, but Butler will be available to pinch hit.
Kolten Wong, 2B, STL5/3/2015 11:50:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is getting the day off on Sunday.
Insight: Just a routine day off. Pete Kozma will start at second.
Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL5/3/2015 11:43:00 AM
Description: Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez (hamstring) is back in the lineup on Sunday.
Insight: He missed a few games, but is ready to get back at it. Start him as you normally would.