Martin Prado
Marlins 3B Martin Prado delivers game-winning RBI in 13th
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA
11:22 PM
News: Marlins third baseman Martin Prado went 1 for 5 at the plate in Miami's 1-0 win over the Orioles in 13 innings on Saturday.

Prado was hitless when he stepped in the box in the 13th. After Baltimore intentionally walked Giancarlo Stanton to load the bases, Prado delivered on a 1-1 pitch from T.J. McFarland when he cracked a single into center to bring home the winning run.

Prado is now htting .273 with 17 RBI in 176 at-bats this season.

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Mike Moustakas
Royals 3B Mike Moustakas leaves game with clavicle contusion
Mike Moustakas, 3B, KC
8:49 PM
News: Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Cardinals with a left clavicle contusion, the team announced.

Moustakas took a line drive off of his chest/neck area in the second inning, but tried to stay in the game. He was pulled in the fourth inning after going 1 for 2 with a double in the game.

"He's fine, just a bruise," manager Ned Yost said to MLB.com. "The trainers were a little nervous at the beginning because it was getting sore. They didn't know what it was, but they came in and X-rayed it, and everything came up clean."

He is considered day to day with the injury and is hitting .327 with 15 RBI in 155 at-bats this season.

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Kyle Seager
Mariners 3B Kyle Seager blasts sixth home run of the season
Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA
8:33 PM
News: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager went 1 for 4 at the plate in Seattle's 3-2 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday.

Seager did his damage in the second inning when he smashed a Mark Buehrle pitch out of the park for a solo home run, his sixth of the season. He is now hitting .265 with 22 RBI in 155 at-bats on the year.

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Josh Harrison
Pirates 3B Josh Harrison drives in two, extends hit streak to 10
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT
7:28 PM
News: Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison extended his hitting streak to 10 games, as he went 2 for 4 in Saturday's win over the Mets. Harrison knocked a two-run double in the fourth inning off Matt Harvey, giving the Pirates a 7-1 lead. The two-bagger was his 11th of the season.

Harrison, who also stole his second base of the season, is 21 for 43 during his hitting streak with two home runs, five doubles and seven RBI. His average has gone up from .177 to .261 thanks to his hot hitting.

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Maikel Franco
Phillies 3B Maikel Franco goes yard on Saturday
Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI
6:56 PM
News: Phillies rookie third baseman Maikel Franco launched his second home run of the season in the 8-1 win over the Nationals on Saturday. Franco's two-run bomb came off of Stephen Strasburg in the third inning, giving the Phillies an early 4-0 lead.

"I'm just trying to see a good pitch to hit," Franco said, per MLB.com. "He threw me a couple fastballs the first AB, and I was just ready for the fastball. He threw me one there, and I made good contact."

Franco, who also chipped in a single in four at-bats, is now hitting .286 through his first 35 at-bats this year. He has hit safely in all but three games so far. 

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Will Middlebrooks
Padres' Will Middlebrooks starting at shortstop on Saturday
Will Middlebrooks, 3B, SD
6:24 PM
News: Padres infielder Will Middlebrooks is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers. He is batting seventh and playing shortstop for manager Bud Black. Typically a third baseman, this is the first time in his professional career that Middlebrooks has started a game at short.

He did play two-thirds of an inning at shortstop earlier this year, marking the first time he's ever played the position

"We’ve talked about it off and on ever since spring training, the possibility of Will going over there," manager Bud Black said, per the San Diego Union-Tribune.

After a dreadful start to the season offensively, Middlebrooks has started to come alive at the plate. He has a hit in six of his last eight games, batting .300 over that stretch. 

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Richie Shaffer
Rays promote former 1st-round pick Richie Shaffer to Triple-A
Richie Shaffer, 3B, TB
5:04 PM
News: The Rays have promoted former first-round pick Richie Shaffer to Triple-A Durham, the team announced on Saturday.

Shaffer was selected in the first round in 2012 by Tampa Bay and is hitting .262 with seven home runs and 27 RBI in 39 games for Double-A Montgomery this season.

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Pablo Sandoval
Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval to miss game against Angels
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, BOS
3:51 PM
News: Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval will not be making his return to the lineup on Saturday against the Angels. 

Sandoval, who was used as a pinch-hitter on May 21, took a pitch to the knee on May 19 against the Rangers. 

Sandoval is hitting .268/.340/.413 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 138 at-bats this season.

Red Sox manager John Farrell said that Sandoval will be available for the game, despite not starting, according to the Providence Journal.

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David Wright
Mets 3B David Wright (back) suffers another setback
David Wright, 3B, NYM
2:15 PM
News: Mets third baseman David Wright suffered another setback in his return from injury. Wright's back stiffened up on him and will be shut down for a week.

Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said the team is calling Wright's injury lower-back tightness. He will receive treatment for the injury over the next week.

Ricco also added Wright has been diagnosed with stenosis, which is the narrowing of spinal canal in lower back. He is taking medication for the back condition.

Rico also said Wright never took batting practice Friday as originally scheduled. 

Wright originally went on the disabled list in mid-April with a hamstring injury. He then developed lower back pain in early May after he recovered from his hamstring injury. He began baseball activities earlier this week and was expected back before the end of May prior to his latest setback.

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Anthony Rendon
Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon participates in BP Saturday
Anthony Rendon, 3B, WAS
1:45 PM
News: Shelved Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon, who has been sidelined all season with knee and oblique injuries, took batting practice Saturday for the first time since going down, per CSNWashington.com.

Rendon is still quite far away from returning to the team, however. He still must participate in similated games starting early next week before heading out on a rehab assignment. There remains no timetable for him to rejoin the Nationals.

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