Aaron Hill
Diamondbacks 3B Aaron Hill (hamstring) removed from game
Aaron Hill, 3B, ARI
News: A hamstring pull sustained after hitting a two-run double in the seventh inning Tuesday night at Colorado knocked Diamondbacks third baseman Aaron Hill out the game, per MLB.com. Nick Ahmed replaced him at second base.

Hill was used as a pinch-hitter.


Phil Gosselin
Diamondbacks INF Phil Gosselin notches four RBI in win Tuesday
Phil Gosselin, 3B, ARI
News: Diamondbacks infielder Phil Gosselin had a career-day at the plate in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies. Gosselin, who started at second base, went 2 for 4 with a double and four RBI in the 6-4 win.

The four RBI are a season-high for Gosselin. In fact, Gosselin had a total of five RBI in his career coming into the game. 


Mike Moustakas
Hamstring pull sidelines Royals 3B Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KC
News: A hamstring pull has Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas sidelined, but Ned Yost is hopeful he can return to action as early as Wednesday, per the Kansas City Star.

Moustakas has been on a roll lately with four multi-hit efforts in his last six games. His slash line on the year of .283/.349/.448 represents career-bests across the board.


Mike Olt
Cubs DFA Mike Olt on Monday
Mike Olt, 3B, CHC
News: The Cubs designated infielder Mike Olt for assignment, the team announced Monday. Olt was hitting .133 in 15 at-bats.

Yunel Escobar
Nationals 3B Yunel Escobar returns to lineup on Monday
Yunel Escobar, 3B, WAS
News: Heading into a big three-game series with the Cardinals, The Nationals have gotten a little bit healthier on Monday. Third baseman Yunel Escobar is back in the starting lineup, batting fifth while manning the hot corner.

Escobar had not played since leaving Thursday's game with a hand injury following a hit-by-pitch. 


Kyle Seager
Mariners 3B Kyle Seager homers in multi-hit performance
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA
News: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager went 3 for 6 with a double, a home run and three RBI in Sunday's loss to the White Sox.

Over his last three games, Seager is hitting .533 with eight hits, three home runs and six RBI.


Brett Lawrie
Athletics scratch Brett Lawrie from Sunday's lineup
Brett Lawrie, 3B, OAK
News: A back issue caused Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie to be scratched from Sunday's lineup at Arizona, reports The San Francisco Chronicle. He was replaced by Eric Sogard.

Chris Johnson
Francona: Indians 1B Chris Johnson to be activated Tuesday
Chris Johnson, 3B, CLE
News: Terry Francona has declared that Indians first baseman Chris Johnson will rejoin the team Sunday and be activated off the disabled list Tuesday, barring any setbacks, per MLB.com.

Johnson, who landed on the DL due to a spider bite infection, hit well with his new team before going down. He is batting .429 (9-for-21) since arriving in Cleveland. He had all but taken over as the starting first baseman with Carlos Santana moving to designated hitter.


Maikel Franco
Phillies' Maikel Franco optimistic about returning this season
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI
News: Phillies 3B Maikel Franco will test out his injured wrist Wednesday by taking batting practice, reports The News Journal. Franco is on the disabled list with a fractured left wrist, but is optimistic of returning this season.

Kevin Kouzmanoff
Rangers 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff leaning toward retirement
Kevin Kouzmanoff, 3B, TEX
News: A back injury has Rangers third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff leaning toward retirement, per CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

The 34-year-old Kouzmanoff has not played since April 2014. He was off to a brilliant start with Texas when two back surgeries ended his season and perhaps his career.


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