Jimmy Paredes
Orioles' Jimmy Paredes getting rare start in right field on Monday
Jimmy Paredes, DH, BAL
News: Jimmy Paredes will make his first appearance in right field since 2013, as he is getting the start out there for the Orioles' matchup with the A's on Monday. Paredes has spent most of the season as the Orioles' designated hitter, but has seen time at third base, second base and left field.


Grady Sizemore
Rays call up Grady Sizemore on Saturday
Grady Sizemore, DH, TB
News: The Rays promoted Grady Sizemore from Triple-A on Saturday, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Sizemore had been demoted to Triple-A last month after hitting .242 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 149 at-bats. He will play in left field during Saturday's game at Boston.


Alex Rodriguez
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez scores four runs in win
Alex Rodriguez, DH, NYY
News: Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez went 2 for 2 with three walks in Friday's win over the White Sox. 

A-Rod doubled, drove in a run and scored four runs in the game. 

Rodriguez last scored four times in a game on July 2, 2008. 

Rodriguez hit in his seventh straight game. He's hitting .407 over the streak. 


Adam LaRoche
Adam LaRoche gets four hits for White Sox
Adam LaRoche, DH, CHW
News: White Sox DH Adam LaRoche went 4 for 5 in Friday's loss to the Yankees. 

LaRoche doubled and drove in a run and recorded his first multi-hit game since July 8. 

It was his first four-hit game since September 4, 2012.

LaRoche also took the mound to pitch a perfect ninth inning, striking out one. It was his first pitching appearance in the Majors and first overall since Double-A Greenville in 2003.


Jon Singleton
Astros send 1B Jon Singleton to Triple-A on Friday
Jon Singleton, DH, HOU
News: The Astros have optioned young first baseman Jon Singleton to Triple-A Fresno on Friday. The move clears a spot for the recently-acquired Carlos Gomez, who was added to the roster Friday.

Singleton, who made his MLB debut in 2014, began this season at Triple and was recalled at the end of June. In 16 games since the call-up, the young slugger hit .205 with just one home run and 16 strikeouts.


David Ortiz
Red Sox DH David Ortiz goes 3-for-3 in victory
David Ortiz, DH, BOS
News: David Ortiz has not hit well against left-handed pitching this year, but he delivered a strong performance against White Sox ace Chris Sale in the Red Sox's 8-2 win on Thursday. 

Ortiz was 3-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs to pace Boston's offensive attack. He drove in a run with a first-inning double and added another on a fifth-inning single, both of which came off Sale. The veteran DH now has 58 RBIs on the season. 

Ortiz entered the game hitting just .162 with 12 RBIs off left-handed pitchers this season. 


Evan Gattis
Astros DH Evan Gattis grabbing some pine Thursday
Evan Gattis, DH, HOU
News: Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis is catching a rare break Thursday night against the Angels. He is out of the lineup.

Gattis is not sitting for struggling. He has hit safely in six of his last seven games and has 16 home runs and 58 RBI on the year despite a slow start.


David Murphy
Angels acquire David Murphy from Indians for Eric Stamets
David Murphy, DH, LAA
News: The Indians traded outfielder David Murphy to the Angels prior to Tuesday's game. 

Murphy was scratched from the lineup, leading to speculation that a deal was in the works. CBSSports.com's baseball insider Jon Heyman reports that the Indians will receive Eric Stamets from the Angels. 

Murphy is hitting .296 with .781 OPS for the Indians this year. He's started games in left field, right field and DH. 

Stamets, a shortstop, was hitting .248 at Double-A Arkansas. 


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