Hernan Perez
Brewers' Hernan Perez: Hits first triple this season
Hernan Perez, 2B, MIL
5/26/2016
News: Perez went 1-for-1 with a triple as a pinch-hitter against the Braves on Thursday.

Perez pinch-hit for Scooter Gennett and made the most of his opportunity with a two-run triple. The two RBI gave him eight in the year, and while he's not known for his offense, he's having a breakout year offensively with three homers in 55 at-bats.

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Jean Segura
Diamondbacks' Jean Segura: Scores twice in return from scare
Jean Segura, 2B, ARI
5/26/2016
News: Segura went 2-for-5 with a double and scored twice in Thursday's loss to the Pirates.

Segura showed no ill-effects in his first game back after being hit in the head and taken to the hospital on Tuesday. He's off to a nice start this season, slashing .318/.348/.480 through 198 at-bats. The infielder should be inserted back into lineups without hesitation moving into the weekend.

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Josh Harrison
Pirates' Josh Harrison: Hits two-RBI pinch-hit double Thursday
Josh Harrison, 2B, PIT
5/26/2016
News: Harrison (illness) came off the bench and hit a two-RBI pinch-hit double Thursday against the Diamondbacks.

Harrison was held out of Wednesday' and Thursday's starting lineup due to an illness, but he seemed to be just fine as he blasted an opposite-field double off of the Diamondbacks' Jake Barrett. He'll likely reclaim his place in the starting lineup Friday as long as no complications arise with his health.

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Micah Johnson
Dodgers' Micah Johnson: Hitting over .300 in last 10 games at Triple-A
Micah Johnson, 2B, LAD
5/26/2016
News: Johnson, 25, is batting .317 with one home run, five RBI and two steals over his last 10 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The recent surge pushes Johnson's slash line at .260/.296/.320 for the season. He does have nine steals in 37 games, but has been caught six times as well. It appears his 84-steal season from 2013 is a thing of the past, though Johnson does still have 30-steal capability.

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Jamie Westbrook
Diamondbacks' Jamie Westbrook: Holding his own at Double-A
Jamie Westbrook, 2B, ARI
5/26/2016
News: Westbrook, 20, is slashing .294/.353/.399 with two home runs, 15 RBI and three steals in 41 games for Double-A Mobile.

The toolsy Westbrook has not been overwhelmed at this level despite his young age. He has been particularly hot lately, batting a scalding .474 with two home runs and 10 RBI over his last 10 games. He's small and has questionable defensive skills, but should still be on the prospect radar right now.

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Daniel Murphy
Nationals' Daniel Murphy: Gets Thursday off
Daniel Murphy, 2B, WAS
5/26/2016
News: Murphy is not in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

Murphy will get a regular day of rest, which marks his first day off since May 15. Stephen Drew will man the keystone in his stead, but expect to see Murphy back in action for Friday's matchup with St. Louis.

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Ben Zobrist
Cubs' Ben Zobrist: Extends hitting streak to 12 games Wednesday
Ben Zobrist, 2B, CHC
5/26/2016
News: Zobrist went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run in a victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday.

Zobrist extended his hitting streak to 12 games and might be in the best month of his career. He's slashing an unreal .422/.505/.663 in May, and he's filling the box score every day, as he has 22 runs, 21 RBI, and five home runs this month.

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Kelby Tomlinson
Giants' Kelby Tomlinson: Collets two more hits Tuesday
Kelby Tomlinson, 2B, SF
5/25/2016
News: Tomlinson went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI Tuesday against the Padres.

Tomlinson drove in his first run since May 3, and he has been seeing the ball pretty well of late going 6-for-14 in his last seven games. The 25-year-old hit an impressive .344 with an OPS of .782 in 57 at-bats this year.

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Tony Renda
Reds' Tony Renda: Improves slugging percentage
Tony Renda, 2B, CIN
5/25/2016
News: Renda has a .281/.331/.419 line after playing 44 games at Double-A Pensacola.

After being acquired from the Yankees in the Aroldis Chapman trade, Renda has shown his value to the Reds organization by posting his best Double-A numbers to date. Renda's 13 doubles, three triples, and home run have contributed to his career best slugging percentage of .419. Before hitting a rough patch in mid-May, he'd been sustaining a batting average above .300. Pensacola would especially like Renda to recover from his slump, for he's a threat while on base and has yet to be caught stealing this season.

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Kelly Johnson
Braves' Kelly Johnson: Not in Wednesday's lineup
Kelly Johnson, 2B, ATL
5/25/2016
News: Johnson is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Brewers.

After garnering the start for the series opener, Johnson will head to the bench for game two. Even with right-handers on the mound, Johnson has been ceding a lot of starts to younger players lately in what seems to be an effort to feel out the different options the Braves have for the future. That trend will continue Wednesday, as Reid Brignac takes over for the 34-year-old at second base.

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