Chris Carter
Astros' Chris Carter slugs 17th home run in win on Tuesday
Chris Carter, 1B, HOU
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News: Astros designated hitter Chris Carter smacked a two-run home run in Tuesday's 10-5 win over the Angels. Carter's two-run shot trimmed the Angels' lead to 4-3, and the Angels would not be able to rally back, as Astros downed the Halos in this one.

The home run, his 17th of the year, was Carter's only hit of the game. The slugger has homered twice in his last five games.


Joe Mauer
Twins' Joe Mauer hits in ninth straight game
Joe Mauer, 1B, MIN
News: Twins first baseman Joe Mauer went 1 for 4 with a walk and a run scored in Tuesday's loss to Pittsburgh. 

Mauer's single extended his hitting streak to nine games. He's hitting .324 over the streak. 


Chris Davis
Orioles' Chris Davis homers twice, drives in five in 7-3 win Tuesday
Chris Davis, 1B, BAL
News: Right fielder Chris Davis gave the Orioles all the offense they would need in the 7-3 win over the Braves on Tuesday. Davis launched a three-run home run in the bottom of the first, and followed that up with a two-run blast in the second.

Davis would finish the game 2 for 4 with five RBI and two runs scored. The five RBI represent a season-high for Davis, who is batting .316 with five home runs and 12 RBI over his past 10 games.


Jose Abreu
White Sox 1B Jose Abreu belts 16th home run in win Tuesday
Jose Abreu, 1B, CHW
News: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu had a big night at the plate in Tuesday's 9-4 win over the Red Sox. Abreu went 3 for 5 with a home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored. 

Abreu launched a two-run home run, his 16th longball of the season, in the sixth inning to put Chicago up by five. The play was originally ruled a catch, but Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts tumbled over the short right-field wall, dropping the ball in the bullpen. After a review, the call was overturned, and Abreu was awarded the home run.

Abreu also supplied an RBI double in the eighth inning. He is hitting .341 with two home runs and 10 RBI over his past 10 games. 


Eric Hosmer
Royals' Eric Hosmer extends hit streak to 10 with three-hit game
Eric Hosmer, 1B, KC
News: Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBI in Tuesday's win over Cleveland. 

The three-hit day extended Hosmer's hitting streak to 10 straight games. He's hitting .525 over the streak. 


Max Muncy
Athletics call up first baseman Max Muncy
Max Muncy, 1B, OAK
News: The Athletics promoted first baseman Max Muncy from Triple-A on Tuesday, reports the Bay Area News Group.

Muncy is available to play in Tuesday's contest at the Los Angeles Dodgers. He hit .203 with two home runs and six RBI in 79 at-bats earlier this season.


James Loney
Rays 1B James Loney sits vs. left-hander on Tuesday
James Loney, 1B, TB
News: Rays first baseman James Loney is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's matchup with the Tigers. Loney is batting just .194 (7 for 36) against left-handers this season. So with southpaw David Price on the hill for the Tigers, Loney will start Tuesday's game on the bench.

Logan Forsythe will fill in at first base and hit cleanup on Tuesday, as Rays manager Kevin Cash has rid his lineup entirely of left-handed swingers. 


Jesus Aguilar
Indians add Michael Roth to roster, option Jesus Aguilar
Jesus Aguilar, 1B, CLE
News: The Indians purchased the contract of reliever Michael Roth on Tuesday. To clear a spot on the roster, first baseman Jesus Aguilar was optioned to Triple-A Columbus.

Efren Navarro
Angels to call up 1B Efren Navarro; option 3B Kyle Kubitza
Efren Navarro, 1B, LAA
News: The Angels promoted first baseman Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake and then optioned third baseman Kyle Kubitza on Tuesday, according to

Navarro hit .260 with five RBI and nine runs scored in 77 at-bats this season with Los Angeles.

Kubitza was promoted to Los Angeles on July 23.


Mike Napoli
Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli ejected from Monday's game
Mike Napoli, 1B, BOS
News: Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli was ejected during the first inning of Monday's game against the White Sox, reports the Providence Journal. Napoli was ejected for arguing balls and strikes. He was replaced at first base by Daniel Nava.

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