A.J. Pierzynski
Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski collects two RBI Wednesday
A.J. Pierzynski, C, ATL
11:37 AM
News: Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski hit his fifth home run of the season during Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Nationals.

The two-run shot was his only hit in four at-bats during the game. Over his last eight games, Pierzynski is hitting .303 with one home run and two RBI.


Buster Posey
Giants' Buster Posey bounces back quickly, starts Thursday
Buster Posey, C, SF
10:46 AM
News: Giants catcher Buster Posey was in the starting lineup at first base Thursday against the Marlins after leaving Wednesday's game due to a head injury.

Posey left Wednesday's game after taking a foul ball of his facemask. Manager Bruce Bochy said Posey came out of the game because he was feeling "off". He did pass a concussion test after leaving the game.

Posey enters play Thursday riding a seven-game hit streak. He is batting .462 (12 for 26) with two home runs, four doubles, 13 RBI and eight runs in that span.


Tyler Flowers
White Sox's Tyler Flowers parks HR for third straight game
Tyler Flowers, C, CHW
10:29 AM
News: White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers continued his power surge Wednesday against the Cardinals, homering for a third straight game during a 7-1 win. He finished 2 for 4 with two runs and one strikeout.

Flowers connected for a two-run homer off Seth Maness in the ninth inning. It was his seventh home run.

Flowers has put together a five-game hit streak. He is batting .368 (7 for 19) with three home runs, five RBI, four runs, no walks and five strikeouts in that span.


James McCann
Tigers C James McCann hits fourth homer of the year
James McCann, C, DET
News: Tigers catcher James McCann hit his fourth home run of the season during Wednesday's loss to the Pirates.

McCann went 2 for 4 with a solo home run in the ninth inning. 

McCann is hitting .500 with seven hits, two home runs and three RBI over his last three games.


Jonathan Lucroy
Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy rests for first time in 10 games
Jonathan Lucroy, C, MIL
News: Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy was held out of the starting lineup Wednesday against the Phillies. It was the first time in 10 games he did not start and just the third time since coming off the disabled list June 1.

Since returning from the DL, Lucroy is batting .278 with a .352 slugging percentage and .671 OPS in 27 games. He has one home run, five doubles, 13 RBI, 11 runs, seven walks and 15 strikeouts.


Ryan Hanigan
Red Sox's Ryan Hanigan's activation from DL will be delayed a day
Ryan Hanigan, C, BOS
News: Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan (hand) won't be activated off the disabled list Wednesday as originally expected after his flight to Toronto was delayed, according to The Providence Journal. He is now expected to be activated Thursday.

Yasmani Grandal
Dodgers C Yasmani Grandal homers, drives in four on Tuesday
Yasmani Grandal, C, LAD
News: Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal blasted his 12th home run of the season in the 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Grandal smoked a two-run shot in the second inning to give his club an early 2-0 advantage. 

He later added a two-run double in the 10th inning to pad the Dodgers' lead to 6-3. He has now homered in two straight games, and has four over his last eight contests. 

"Yaz has had some big offensive games for us," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said, per MLB.com. "I still think there's more in there, to be honest."


Mike Zunino
Mariners catcher Mike Zunino homers in Tuesday's win
Mike Zunino, C, SEA
News: Mariners catcher Mike Zunino hit his ninth home run of the season to help send the Mariners to a 5-0 win over the Padres on Tuesday.

Zunino hit the solo shot off Ian Kennedy in the third inning. The home run was his only hit in four at-bats during the game. He also struck out twice.

Prior to Tuesday's contest, Zunino was hitting .167 with one home run and two RBI in his last nine games.


Kurt Suzuki
Kurt Suzuki drives in two runs for Twins
Kurt Suzuki, C, MIN
News: Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki went 2 for 4, snapping a 13 at bat hitless streak spanning four games.

Suzuki drove in two runs, giving him 23 on the year. 


Carlos Ruiz
Phillies' Carlos Ruiz hits first homer of year
Carlos Ruiz, C, PHI
News: Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth inning in Tuesday's loss to Milwaukee. 

The solo shot was Ruiz's first of the year. Ruiz went 1 for 2 with a walk, getting his first hit since June 18. He got an RBI for the second straight day, giving him 13 on the year. 


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