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Struggling Rockies' DJ LeMahieu gets a rest on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6:55 pm ET) Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu is getting a rest on Thursday, as he is being held out of the starting lineup against the Diamondbacks. LeMahieu had started 34 of the last 35 games for the Rockies, and he's been struggling lately.

Over his last 10 games, LeMahieu is batting a meager .132 (5 for 38). So he'll get a day off on Thursday, with Daniel Descalso getting the start at second base. 


Pirates 2B Neil Walker posts another four-hit game on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5:53 pm ET) Pirates second baseman Neil Walker went 4 for 5 with a double and three RBI in the 8-4 win over the Tigers on Thursday. Walker now has back-to-back four-hit games. He is 14-for-26 over his current six-game hitting streak. 

In 10 games since returning from a stomach illness, Walker is hitting .444 with two home runs and seven RBI. 


Tigers' Ian Kinsler busts out of slump with three-hit game Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5:49 pm ET) Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler went 3 for 5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the 8-4 loss to the Pirates on Thursday. This was Kinsler's first three-hit game since June 16, and he is batting .239 with one home run and six RBI over his last 10 games. 

Cubs' Jonathan Herrera blasts first home run since 2013 Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5:15 pm ET) Cubs infielder Jonathan Herrera launched his first home run of the season in the 6-1 win over the Mets on Thursday. Herrera's two-run home run in the sixth inning off Jacob deGrom gave the Cubs a 4-1 lead at the time.

This was Herrera's first longball in nearly two years. His last home run prior to Thursday came on July 7, 2013. Herrera was getting a spot start at third base on Thursday, allowing Kris Bryant to have the afternoon off.


Nationals' Danny Espinosa gets start at shortstop Thursday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3:54 pm ET) The Nationals will start infielder Danny Espinosa at shortstop for Thursday's game at Atlanta, reports MASNsports.com.

He will bat second and replace Ian Desmond, who was given the day off. Over his last 10 games, Espinosa is hitting .194 with two doubles and three RBI.

The Nationals are favored (-180) at Atlanta on Thursday.


Blue Jays INF Steve Tolleson outrighted to Triple-A


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2:53 pm ET) Blue Jays infielder Steve Tolleson cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday. He was designated for assignment Wednesday after being activated from the disabled list.

Astros' Jose Altuve gets three hits, steals two bases


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(1:47 am ET) Astros infielder Jose Altuve collected three hits in Wednesday evening's 6-5 win over the Royals. 

Altuve hit three singles and also reached base by getting hit by a pitch. Altuve's hitting streak extended to 10 consecutive games. Altuve also stole two bases, giving him 23 for the season.

Altuve now has a slash line of .298/.342/.421 this season. 


Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett records three hits, three RBI in win


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(12:07 am ET) Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Phillies.

Gennett continued his hot streak at the plate with the multi-hit performance. Over his last seven games, he is hitting .360 with nine hits, two doubles, two home runs and five RBI.


Mets 3B Daniel Murphy continues hot streak at the plate


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Mets third baseman Daniel Murphy went 2 for 5 with a double in Wednesday's loss to the Cubs.

Murphy is hitting a whopping .400 with 24 hits, six doubles and seven RBI over his last 16 games.


Pirates 2B Neil Walker slams two home runs in four-hit outing


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Pirates second baseman Neil Walker enjoyed one of his best games of the season, if not his career, on Wednesday against the Tigers.

Walker went 4 for 6 with two home runs and three RBI in a 9-3 win. 

Walker is hitting an eye-popping .500 with nine hits, two home runs and four RBI over his last four games.


Marlins CF Dee Gordon extends hitting streak to 12 games


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Marlins center fielder Dee Gordon went 1 for 4 with a RBI in his team's win over the Giants on Wednesday.

Gordon hit his fourth triple of the season in a three-run third inning for the Marlins. With the hit, Gordon extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Over his 12 game hit streak, Gordon is hitting .333 with 18 hits, four doubles, two triples and four RBI.


Mariners 2B Robinson Cano gets four hits, home run in win


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano enforced his will at the plate during Wednesday's win over the Padres.

Cano went 4 for 5 with a home run, a double and three RBI. Cano broke a 0-0 tie in the sixth inning with a solo home run off Padres starter James Shields. He singled home a run in the seventh and doubled one home in the ninth innning.

Cano entered Wednesday's game hitting just .185 over his last seven games. The 4 for 5 performance boosted his batting average to .247 on the season.


Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, Kolten Wong back in lineup Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) The Cardinals have returned third baseman Matt Carpenter and second baseman Kolten Wong to the starting lineup for Wednesday's matchup with the White Sox. Both players were rested on Tuesday against Chris Sale, but they will take their normal positions in Wednesday's lineup.


Cubs 2B Addison Russell gets day off as offensive woes linger


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Cubs second baseman Addison Russell was held out of the lineup Wednesday against the Mets for the first time since June 7. It was just the fourth time he wasn't in the lineup since his promotion from the minors.

Russell is mired in a 1-for-17 slump in his last five games. He is batting just .154 in his last 12 games, dropping his season average from .259 to .239.


Rangers 2B Rougned Odor gets a day off Wednesday vs. Orioles


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor is out of the lineup for Wednesday's clash with the Orioles. Odor had started each of the last eight games for the Rangers, and has been on quite a roll.

In those eight games, Odor was batting .387 (12 for 31) with two home runs, three doubles and just three strikeouts with five walks. But he underwent a minor dental procedure on Wednesday, which is at least partially the cause for his absence from the lineup, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Hanser Alberto will get the start at second base on Wednesday.


Blue Jays remove Steve Tolleson from roster after DL activation


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Blue Jays infielder Steve Tolleson (groin) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. Unfortunately, he was designated for assignment after being activated.

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) to take BP on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is progressing in his recovery from a strained hamstring. Pedroia, who has been on the disabled list since June 25, is expected to take batting practice for the first time on Thursday, according to The Boston Globe

The next steps in Pedroia's recovery are not currently known, and it is not clear if he will need a rehab assignment before returning to the lineup. 


Reds 2B Brandon Phillips good to go for Wednesday's game


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is listed in the starting lineup for Wednesday's matinee against the Twins. Phillips had missed the last two games with hand/wrist injuries suffered in Sunday's game.

However, Phillips is back in the leadoff spot at second base for Wednesday's game. He is currently riding a modest six-game hitting streak.


Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis takes a seat on the bench Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis received his first day off Wednesday against the Red Sox since coming off the disabled list Friday. Ryan Goins started in his absence.

Travis has hit safely in four of five games since returning from a shoulder injury that kept him out for a little more than a month. He is batting .313 (5 for 16) with one RBI, two doubles, three runs and two strikeouts in that five-game span.


Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick hits game-winning HR on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick had a big night at the plate on Tuesday. He went 4 for 5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored. He also hit the go-ahead, game-winning home run in the top of the 10th inning in the 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks.

Kendrick's home run, a solo blast, was his seventh of the season. After moving to the No. 2 hole in the lineup on Friday, Kendrick has been on a roll. He's batting .571 (12 for 21) with a home run, a double and four RBI in the five games since the change in the lineup. 

"Guys know who you are. I've been around a long time," said Kendrick, per MLB.com. "They know I hit up the middle, go the other way. I just make adjustments and see what happens."


Neil Walker hits game-winning double for Pirates


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Pirates second baseman Neil Walker hit a game-winning double in the 14th inning of Tuesday's win over Detroit.

Walker went 2 for 6 and hit in his fourth straight game. He got his first RBI since June 5, ending a 15-game, 49 at-bat drought. 

Walker has 19 doubles and 24 RBI. 


Marlins 2B Dee Gordon hits first homer of season


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) It took 74 games but Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon finally did it. 

In Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Giants, Gordon hit his first home run of the season. It was an especially important homer, as it scored three runs in the second inning. It was Gordon's only hit of the night as he finished the game 1 for 5. 

Gordon now has a slash line of .351/.370/.429. 


Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa collects three hits Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa went 3 for 5 at the plate during Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Braves.

Espinosa scored two runs and also had one RBI. Prior to his three-hit game Tuesday, Espinosa was hitting .179 with one double and four RBI in his last 11 games.


Indians' Jason Kipnis homers in win


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis hit a solo home run in Tuesday's win over Tampa Bay. 

Kipnis went deep for the sixth time this year and first since May 26. He also drove in his 33rd run. 

Kipnis struck out three times. He's fanned seven times in 16 at bats since his 20-game hitting streak ended four games ago. 


Orioles INF Jonathan Schoop taking rehab to Class A on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/30/2015) After working out with the team in Baltimore, Orioles infielder Jonathan Schoop will head to Class A Frederick later on Thursday to continue his rehab assignment. Schoop has been on the shelf since mid-April with a sprained knee, and will not join the Orioles on their upcoming trip to Chicago, according to MASNSports.com.

The Orioles will need to decide Schoop's fate in short order, as the clock on his rehab assignment runs out on Friday.

"Obviously, he can be optioned. There are a lot of things there for us," said manager Buck Showalter.

Schoop was batting .259 (7 for 27) with three home runs before is injury. 


 
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