The hamstring strain caused him to miss last Friday's contest, but he is in Wednesday's lineup.
"I'm trying to not run too hard or too fast," Sano said. "I can feel it when I'm on base."Analysis:
Encarnacion's hit streak lasted for 26 games. Over that stretch, he slashed .412/.474/.876 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI. The impressive streak raised his season average almost 30 points, from .234 to .273.
His on-base streak is still alive and well, currently sitting at 32 games.Analysis:
Trumbo blasted a solo shot in the second inning to tie the game a 1-1. He then added a two-run shot in the ninth inning. Those were the only runs the Mariners would muster up however.
The pair of big flies give Trumbo a total of 19 on the season. It was just his second multi-homer game of the season, and his first since May 12 when he was with the Diamondbacks.Analysis:
Ortiz's home run gave the Red Sox a 3-2 lead over the Yankees, and they would go on to win 4-3. Ortiz has now homered in back-to-back games and in three of his last four.Analysis:
Rodriguez is hitting .255 with 26 home runs and 69 RBI in 420 at-bats this season.Analysis:
LaRoche has hit safely in five of his last six games, but has a mere 14 hits in 86 at-bats against southpaws this season.Analysis:
Gattis got the scoring started with his first solo blast in the second inning. He then ended the scoring with another solo shot in the eighth, giving him 22 big flies on the year.
Gattis is on fire right now, as he is batting .351 with five home runs and nine RBI over his last 10 games.Analysis: