Dilson Herrera
Dilson Herrera still out on Sunday
Dilson Herrera, 2B, NYM
9/21/2014
News: Dilson Herrera was out of the Mets' lineup for Sunday's game at the Braves. He exited Saturday's contest with a leg injury. Wilmer Flores got the start at second base in place of Herrera.
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Jedd Gyorko
Jedd Gyorko extends hit streak to 10 games
Jedd Gyorko, 2B, SD
9/20/2014
News: Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko went 1 for 4 and scored two runs in Friday's 5-0 win over the Giants.

Gyorko has recorded at least one hit in 10 straight games, extending what's been a very good second half after struggling early in the season and missing an extended period of time on the disabled list. He has hit .272/.346/.426 with five home runs and 27 RBI in 169 at-bats since the All-Star break after hitting .162/.213/.270 in the first half.

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Daniel Murphy
Daniel Murphy racks up four hits in win Friday
Daniel Murphy, 2B, NYM
9/20/2014
News: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy went 4 for 5 and scored a run in his team's 5-0 win over the Braves Friday.

Murphy has been filling in at third base for David Wright, making eight starts at the position in the last 10 days. He has hit .299/.341/.416 with nine home runs, 54 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 565 at-bats.

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Rafael Ynoa
Rafael Ynoa drives in three runs in four-hit night Friday
Rafael Ynoa, 2B, COL
9/20/2014
News: Rockies third baseman Rafael Ynoa went 4 for 5 with two doubles, one triple and three RBI in his team's 15-3 win over the Diamondbacks Friday.

Ynoa has done well since being brought up at the beginning of September, entering the game 11 for 31 in 10 appearances. However, all 11 of his previous hits had been singles before he came through with three extra-base hits Friday. He has now hit .417/.417/.528 in 35 at-bats.

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Chase Utley
Ryan Howard, Chase Utley set to sit Thursday
Chase Utley, 2B, PHI
9/18/2014
News: A matchup against San Diego left-hander Robbie Erlin has Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and second baseman Chase Utley out of the lineup Thursday.

The game off could hurt Howard's quest for his first 100-RBI season since 2011. He has 92 with 10 games remaining. Utley is in the mdist of a 2-for-17 slide.

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Darwin Barney
Darwin Barney slugs third home run Wednesday
Darwin Barney, 2B, LAD
9/17/2014
News: Dodgers infielder Darwin Barney went 2 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 16-2 loss to the Rockies Wednesday.

Barney's home run was a blip on the radar in the narrative of Wednesday's game, as it cut the Rockies' lead to 15-1 in the eighth inning. Still, it was his first home run with his new team after starting his Dodger career 4 of 19 in limited action. Barney has hit .235/.287/.341 with three home runs and 21 RBI in 226 at-bats.

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Kolten Wong
Kolten Wong benched Wednesday against Brewers
Kolten Wong, 2B, STL
9/17/2014
News: Slumping second baseman Kolten Wong is out of the lineup for the Cardinals on Wednesday against visiting Milwaukee. Daniel Descalso is set to start instead.

Wong is 1 for 11 in his last four games after a six-game hitting streak.

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Brandon Phillips
Spate of Reds benched for battle at Wrigley Field
Brandon Phillips, 2B, CIN
9/17/2014
News: The Reds have issued a lineup for Wednesday against the host Cubs that one might have expected had they just clinched a playoff spot. Among those set to sit are third baseman Todd Frazier, second baseman Brandon Phillips, shortstop Zack Cozart, center fielder Billy Hamilton, right fielder Jay Bruce and catcher Devin Mesoraco.

None are listed as injured.

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Dee Gordon
Dee Gordon catching break Wednesday against Rockies
Dee Gordon, 2B, LAD
9/17/2014
News: Red-hot Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon will cool his heels Wednesday afternoon in Colorado. He is out of the lineup in favor of Darwin Barney, who will also assume his leadoff spot.

Gordon owns a 10-game hitting streak with seven multi-hit games. He is 18 of 41 during that stretch with 14 runs scored and four stolen bases.

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Aaron Hill
Aaron Hill gets day off for game against Giants
Aaron Hill, 2B, ARI
9/11/2014
News: Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill is catching a break Thursday for the afternoon clash against San Francisco. Chris Owings is set to start in that spot.

Hill has compiled a stat line this season of .244/.283/.371. All three numbers are far off those he put together in 2013.

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