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1Yangervis Solarte, SD, 3B23
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6Lucas Duda, NYM, 1B13
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5Clay Buchholz, BOS, SP-13
6Edinson Volquez, PIT, SP-13
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Paul Maholm departs Friday with knee injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:41 am ET) Dodgers pitcher Paul Maholm was forced out of Friday's game against the Cubs with a right knee injury, per MLB.com.

Maholm suffered the injury while trying to cover first base in the seventh inning. He was able to walk out of the field under his own power. He allowed one run on two hits and one walk in two innings of work. He owns a 4.84 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP over 70 2/3 innings of work. He will likely be further evaluated moving forward.

Yasiel Puig exits game with mild hamstring injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:35 am ET) Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was forced out of Friday's game at home against the Cubs because of a mild left hamstring, according to Los Angeles Times.

Puig may have sustained the injury while making a slide at the plate in the sixth inning. He was replaced by Andre Ethier in the seventh. He finished 1 for 3 with a run scored in an 8-2 defeat. He owns a .319/.405/.551 slash line with 13 homers and 55 RBI in 376 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game against Chicago.


Everth Cabrera cranks out four hits
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:25 am ET) Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera cranked out four hits in his team's win over the Braves Friday night.

Cabrera singled in the first, third, sixth and seventh innings, respectively. He finished 4 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI in a 10-1 victory. He owns a .225/.266/.294 slash line over 333 at-bats.

Tommy Medica collects career-high five hits
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(1:25 am ET) Padres first baseman Tommy Medica had another career game Friday night at home against the Braves.

Medica launched a two-run home run in the first and third innings, respectively. He also added singles in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings. He finished with a career-high five hits in all five of his at-bats, with a pair of homers, four runs scored and four RBI in a 10-1 victory.

Medica owns a .273/.317/.467 slash line with six homers and 21 RBI in 150 at-bats.

Eric Stults dazzles in win over Atlanta
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(1:24 am ET) Padres pitcher Eric Stults turned in an impressive outing Friday night at home against Atlanta, improving to 4-13 on the year. The left-hander permitted only one unearned run on two hits and four walks while striking out three over 6 1/3 innings of a 10-1 victory.

Stults lowered his ERA from 5.22 to 4.94 after Friday's gem. He will look to keep things rolling Friday night against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.

Mike Minor takes step back in San Diego
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:24 am ET) Braves pitcher Mike Minor took a step back in a rough outing Friday night against the Padres in San Diego, dropping to 4-7 on the year. The southpaw permitted five runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out one over five innings of a 10-1 defeat.

Over his last four starts covering 20 2/3 innings, Minor has allowed 20 earned runs. He owns a 5.42 ERA and a 1.59 WHIP over 17 starts (98 innings). His next start will come Friday at home against the Nationals.

Vidal Nuno not a factor into decision vs. Pirates
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:07 am ET) Diamondbacks pitcher Vidal Nuno wasn't a factor into the decision Friday night at home against Pittsburgh. The left-hander permitted one run on three hits and two walks while striking out five over six innings of a 9-4 defeat.

Over his first four starts with his new club covering 23 1/3 innings, Nuno has allowed nine earned runs. He owns a 4.78 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP over 107 1/3 innings of work. His next start will come Thursday at home against Kansas City.

Edinson Volquez settles for no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1:06 am ET) Pirates starter Edinson Volquez didn't look sharp in a no-decision Friday night against the Diamondbacks in Arizona. The right-hander permitted four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits and two walks while striking out five over 5 2/3 innings of a 9-4 victory.

Over his last two starts covering 10 innings, Volquez has allowed seven earned runs. He owns a 3.91 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP over 126 2/3 innings of work. His next start will come Thursday at home against Miami.

Sonny Gray hit with tough-luck loss
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:51 am ET) Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray was pegged with a tough-luck loss Friday night at home against Kansas City, dropping to 12-4 on the season. The right-handed hurler allowed one run three hits and no walks while striking out seven over seven innings of a 1-0 defeat.

Gray has allowed one earned run or fewer in each of his last six starts. He owns a 2.59 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP over 22 starts (146 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at home against Tampa Bay.

Greg Holland collects save No. 30
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:46 am ET) Royals closer Greg Holland struck out two and worked his way around a hit in a scoreless ninth inning for the save Friday night in Oakland. Holland has converted 30 of 32 save attempts, with a 1.73 ERA and a 0.96 WHIP over 41 2/3 innings of relief.

 
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Which of these third basemen would you want on your teams for the second half?

Nolan Arenado, Rockies
17%
Manny Machado, Orioles
25%
Todd Frazier, Reds
33%
Martin Prado, Diamondbacks
4%
Kyle Seager, Mariners
17%
Pedro Alvarez, Pirates
4%

Total Votes: 3,689


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