Rangers DH Prince Fielder homers in multi-hit game
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Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder
went 2 for 5 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to the Angels.
Over his last four games, Fielder is hitting an impressive .437 with seven hits, a home run and a RBI.
Angels 1B C.J. Cron continues hot streak through weekend
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Angels first baseman C.J. Cron
enjoyed one of the best weekend series' of his baseball career.
Cron went 4 for 5 with a RBI and two runs on Sunday against the Rangers. The performance was just one day removed from a 3 for 4 outing on Saturday.
Over his last three games, Cron is hitting .571 with eight hits, a home run and eight RBI.
Astros LF Evan Gattis hits 14th home run of the season
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Astros left fielder Evan Gattis
went 1 for 4 with a home run in Sunday's loss to the Red Sox.
Gattis hit a solo home run -- his 14th of the season -- in the seventh inning, putting his team up temporarily 4-3.
Gattis is hitting .325 with 14 hits, three doubles, a home run and nine RBI over his last 11 games.
Twins' Miguel Sano hits in fourth straight game to start career
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Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano
went 2 for 3 with a walk in Sunday's loss to Kansas City.
Sano has not had a hitless game in his four-game MLB career. He hit his second double and drove in his second run in Sunday's game.
Alex Rodriguez hits 16th homer in Yankees defeat
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News: Alex Rodriguez
provided the only bit of offense for the Yankees in an 8-1 loss to the Rays on Sunday, blasting his 16th home run of the season to put New York on the scoreboard.
Rodriguez connected off Rays starter Erasmo Ramirez in the sixth inning, a shot to left-center that now gives him 670 career home runs. It was his first longball since June 23.
Rodriguez now has 47 RBIs on the season.
Rays' John Jaso nearing return
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Rays designated hitter John Jaso
will play in a rehab assignment game
at Triple-A on Sunday, reports The Tampa Tribune
Jaso will DH on Sunday and then play left field Monday. If all goes well, Jaso could return to the team during the series in Kansas City, which starts Monday and concludes Thursday. He has been out since early April due to a wrist contusion.
Red Sox start David Ortiz at first base Sunday
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Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz
will receive a rare start at first base
during Sunday's game against the Astros, reports NESN.
Ortiz will play first base and bat fourth during Sunday's contest. Over his last 12 games, Ortiz is hitting .200 with four home runs and 10 RBI.
The Red Sox are favored (-110) over the Astros on Sunday.
Indians' Nick Swisher nearing rehab assignment
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Indians designated hitter Nick Swisher
was able to do some running prior to Saturday's game and the team is targeting a rehab assignment after the All-Star break
, reports Cleveland.com.
Swisher is dealing with left knee inflammation, which has kept him out since June 14.
Jon Singleton drives in three runs for Astros
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Astros designated hitter Jon Singleton
drove in three runs in Friday's win over Boston.
Singleton went 1 for 6 and scored once. He drove in a run on a grounder early in the game and plated two in the tenth inning on a two-run single.
Singleton stole his first base of the year. He's hit in three straight games.
Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro blasts three-run double on Friday
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Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro
did his best to keep his team in the game on Friday. Navarro came through with a three-run double in the eighth inning to make the score 8-6, but the Tigers would hang on to win by that score.
The double was Navarro's only hit of the game. Navarro had been hitless in his last 14 at-bats before the the two-bagger on Friday.