Matt Carpenter
Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams back in the lineup
Matt Carpenter, 3B, STL
News: After sitting out with a stomach bug, both Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams returned to the Cardinals' starting lineup for Monday's game at the Cubs. Neither player has appeared in a game since Friday.

Pedro Alvarez
Pedro Alvarez could return for postseason
Pedro Alvarez, 3B, PIT
News: Though Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez, who hasn't played since Sept. 5, has been ruled out for the rest of the regular season, he could potentially return for the NLDS if the Pirates advance that far, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune. The Pirates are currently tied with the Giants for the top wild card spot.

Alvarez had lost his starting third base job to Josh Harrison even before the injury, but he had begun transitioning to first base, making five starts there.


Chris Dominguez
Chris Dominguez set to make first start
Chris Dominguez, 3B, SF
News: For the first time in his major league career, Chris Dominguez is in the Giants' starting lineup. He is listed as the team's left fielder, as Gregor Blanco was shifted to center field to fill in for the injured Angel Pagan (back).

Dominguez has already appeared in three games for the Giants, and he batted .274 with 21 home runs and 21 stolen bases for Triple-A Fresno.


Juan Uribe
Juan Uribe makes speedy return
Juan Uribe, 3B, LAD
News: After missing Saturday's game with a minor side injury, Juan Uribe was back in the Dodgers' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale at the Cubs. He was penciled in as the team's third baseman, hitting in the seventh spot in the order.

Kyle Seager
Kyle Seager hits three-run bomb Friday
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA
News: Mariners infielder Kyle Seager clubbed a three-run homer Friday against the Astros.

Seager struck in the fourth inning. With two men on, he belted an 88 mph sinker out to right center for the three-run shot. Seager also singled earlier in the contest. He finished 2 for 5, with one run scored and three RBI. 


Brock Holt
Brock Holt to resume baseball activities Friday
Brock Holt, 3B, BOS
News: Red Sox infielder Brock Holt is expected to resume baseball activities on Friday, according to Comcast SportsNet Northeast. Holt has been sidelined since Sept. 5 because of a concussion, which wasn't diagnosed until Sept. 12. He is hitting .281 with four homers and 29 RBI over 449 at-bats.

Nolan Arenado
Report: Nolan Arenado probably finished for season
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL
News: The chest contusion and pneumonia that has sidelined Rockies slugging third baseman Nolan Arenado have improved, but he has likely played his last game this season, according to the Denver Post.

If Arenado is indeed done, he will finish the year with a stat line of .287/.328/.500 and 18 home runs in 432 at-bats.


Casey McGehee
Marlins sit corner infielders Thursday
Casey McGehee, 3B, MIA
News: The Marlins are set to sit corner infielders Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee in their Thursday night clash against visiting Washington. Jeff Baker has been pegged to start at first with Enrique Hernandez at third.

McGehee is in the midst of a six-game hitting streak.


Jimmy Paredes
Jimmy Paredes making impact with strong run
Jimmy Paredes, 3B, BAL
News: Third baseman Jimmy Paredes has received significant work and has taken advantage of it since arriving with the Orioles in late August.

Paredes has received an increasing number of plate appearances, particularly since the loss of Chris Davis to a drug suspension. He has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games with 13 hits, including two home runs, in 33 at-bats. He has eight RBI and seven runs scored during that stretch.

He boasts a tremendous stat line of .358/.383/.578.


Evan Longoria
Evan Longoria belts his 22nd home run Wednesday
Evan Longoria, 3B, TB
News: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria clubbed his 22nd home run Wednesday against the Yankees.

Longoria struck in the fourth inning. With the bases empty, Longoria belted a 93 mph fastball out to center for the solo shot. Longoria would drive in another run in his next at-bat on a groundout. He finished 1 for 4, with one run scored and two RBI. 


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