Cardinals call up Mitch Harris option Greg Garcia
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The Cardinals recalled Mitch Harris
from Triple-A Memphis before Saturday's game.
Harris had a 4.00 ERA and two saves in nine appearances at Memphis. He's appeared in 16 games with the Cardinals earlier this season, going 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA.
To make room on the roster, the team optioned infielder Greg Garcia to Memphis. Garcia hit .417 with a home run in 10 games with the Cardinals.
Dodgers' Howie Kendrick sees seven-game hit streak snapped
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Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick
went 0 for 4 in Friday's loss to the Mets.
Kendrick struck out once and saw his seven-game hitting streak come to an end. Kendrick hit .500 with 1.224 OPS over the streak.
Kendrick stole his third base of the year in the game.
D-Backs' Chris Owings goes 3 for 5 in win
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Diamondbacks infielder Chris Owings
collected three hits during Friday night's 4-3 victory over the Rockies.
Owings finished the game 3 for 5, with all three of his hits going for singles. For Owings, it's his fourth game getting three hits. Since June 1, Owings has only posted three multi-hit games. Owings is now slashing .239/.262/.332.
Mariners 2B Robinson Cano collects three hits on Friday
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Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano
continued his recent hot streak at the plate, as he went 3 for 5 with a double and a run scored in the 9-5 win over the A's on Friday. Cano is batting .293 with three doubles and three home runs over his last 10 ballgames.
Jose Altuve hits in 11th straight for Astros
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Astros second baseman Jose Altuve
went 3 for 5 in Friday's win over Boston.
Altuve is 6 for 9 in his last two games. He's hit in 11 straight games. He's hitting .395 with 1.075 OPS over the streak.
Altuve scored twice and drove in two runs, giving him 35 on the year.
Jedd Gyorko drives in both runs in Padres' win
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Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko
hit a solo home run and drove in both runs in Friday's 2-1 win over St. Louis.
Gyorko snapped a power drought, getting his first RBI since May 31 and hitting his first homer since May 17.
Gyorko went 2 for 4 and is 4 for his last 12 over the last three games.
Kinsler, Cespedes atop Tigers lineup Friday; Gose hits eighth
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Tigers manager Brad Ausmus decided to shake up his lineup Friday
against the Blue Jays, as catcher Alex Avila returned from the disabled list and with Detroit also looking to end a three-game losing streak.
Second baseman Ian Kinsler moved into the leadoff spot for just the second time this season and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit second for the first time.
Anthony Gose, who has hit leadoff a team-high 48 times this season, moved down to the eighth spot in the lineup.
Avila hit sixth upon his activation from the disabled list.
Phillies' Cesar Hernandez keeps hot streak going with three-hit game
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Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez
continued his offensive surge Thursday against the Brewers with three more hits -- all singles -- in five at-bats. He had one run, one walk and two strikeouts.
Hernandez pushed his hitting streak to seven games Thursday, but he has been on a nice roll offensively for a few weeks. Since June 10, he is batting .371 with a .471 slugging percentage and .900 OPS in his last 18 games. He has one triple, five doubles, eight RBI, 14 runs, six walks, 14 strikeouts and eight stolen bases in that span.
Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis returns from day off with three hits
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Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis
bounced back nicely after receiving a day off Wednesday by tying a season high with three hits during a 12-6 loss to the Red Sox on Thursday. He has totaled three hits three times.
Travis had three singles, one RBI and one run Thursday. He continues to do well since coming off the DL on June 26, as he has hit safely in five of his first six games since returning. He is batting .381 (8 for 21) with two doubles, two RBI, four runs and two strikeouts in that span.
Giants 2B Joe Panik has six multihit games in last 11 starts
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Giants second baseman Joe Panik
produced his third straight multihit game during a 5-4 loss to the Marlins on Thursday. He went 2 for 4 with one run, one double and one walk.
Panik has racked up six multihit games in his last 11 starts. He is batting .378 (17 for 45) with four RBI, five doubles, six runs, five walks, five strikeouts and one stolen base in that span.
Panik has 25 multihit games and 21 doubles through 77 appearances this season.