Zunino broke a 1-1 tie with his fourth-inning blast, putting his team up for good and earning a critical win as the Mariners chase a potential Wild Card berth. Despite displaying quality power numbers this season, Zunino has struggled to consistently deliver hits. He owns a .199/.256/.409 line with 21 home runs and 57 RBI in 413 at-bats.Analysis:
Avila reportedly felt "disoriented" after taking some swings in the batting cages recently, and his post-concussion symptoms may end up keeping him sidelined for the rest of the regular season. The Tigers are concerned about the catcher, ESPN reports.Analysis:
Navarro sat Thursday after a bout of dizziness. He missed two games due to the issue. Navarro is hitting .281/.323/.409 over 455 at-bats.Analysis:
Perez has just five hits in his last 45 at-bats and has been hitless in seven of his last 11 games. His .290 on-base percentage is at its lowest point since April 23. He has a dozen strikeouts in the last 10 games.Analysis:
"I'm good to go," Soto said Tuesday.
Soto hasn't played since leaving Friday's game due to back spasms. He has hit .211/.250/.316 in 57 at-bats.Analysis:
Cervelli has played just once in September while dealing with migraines. He returns to a .280/.341/.441 line wtih two home runs and 11 RBI in 118 at-bats.Analysis:
"He's all right. He's a catcher," Melvin said.
Norris went 0 for 3 with a walk and a strikeout Sunday at Seattle and is batting just .238 (39 for 164) with two home runs since the All-Star break.Analysis:
McCann put his team on the board with a second-inning home run, and the Yankees wouldn't relinquish the lead after scoring two more runs in the same inning. The catcher was 0 for 11 in his last three games before homering Saturday. He has hit .236/.290/.399 with 19 home runs and 65 RBI in 454 at-bats.Analysis:
Chirinos owns a stat line of .232./.282/.408 with 11 home runs in just 267 at-bats.Analysis:
Gomes homered and doubled in the opener.Analysis: