Gregory Polanco hits fifth home run Sunday
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Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco
hit his fifth home run Sunday against the Rockies.
In the top of the eighth inning, Polanco took an 84 mph slider out to right for the solo shot. He finished 1 for 4, with one run scored and two RBI.
Josh Reddick cranks out three hits Sunday
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Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick
cranked out three hits in his team's 9-3 win over the Rangers in Arlington on Sunday.
Reddick singled in the third, singled in a run in the sixth and singled again in the ninth. He finished 3 for 5 with an RBI. He owns a .245/.306/.390 slash line with five homers and 27 RBI in 200 at-bats this season.
Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes
enjoyed a productive night at the dish Sunday against the Rangers.
Cespedes broke the game open with a two-run double in the fifth inning. He added a single and finished 2 for 5 with a run scored and two RBI in a 9-3 victory. He owns a .256/.305/.465 slash line with 17 homers and 65 RBI in 387 at-bats.
Stephen Vogt registers two hits in win over Rangers
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Athletics designated hitter Stephen Vogt
cranked out two hits in a productive night at the plate Sunday against the Rangers in Arlington.
Vogt singled in the first and doubled in a run in the second. He finished 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI in a 9-3 victory. He has 11 hits over his last 28 at-bats. He owns a .359/.387/.521 slash line with four homers and 22 RBI in 142 at-bats.
Carlos Quentin heading to the disabled list
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Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin
is heading to the disabled list.
Quentin is dealing with left knee soreness, and will need time to recover. He's dealt with a number of knee issues over his career which have cut into his playing time. Over 130 at-bats, Quentin is hitting .177.
Coco Crisp to receive more tests on his neck
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Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp
will receive more tests
on his neck, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Crisp will head back to the Bay Area following Sunday's game. The rest of the team will travel to Houston for the next series. It's unclear how long Crisp will be away from the club. He's hitting .274/.372/.416 over 281 at-bats.
Matt Holliday goes yard again Sunday
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Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday
hit his 10th home run Sunday against the Cubs.
Holliday provided pitcher Adam Wainwright with all the offense he needed. In the first inning, Holliday belted an 89 mph fastball out to center for a solo shot. He's now homered in five of his last 11 games. Holliday finished 2 for 4, with one run scored and one RBI.
Angel Pagan hoping to start rehab assignment next week
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Giants pitcher Angel Pagan
is hoping to begin a rehab assignment
Monday or Tuesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle
Pagan has been working to return from a back injury. He's been able to hit off live pitching recently, and the team will determine his status Monday or Tuesday. If all goes well, Pagan will begin a rehab assignment one of those days. It's unclear how many games Pagan will need before he's ready to return to the majors.
Hitters to sit in Week 18
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Whether because of poor matchups, unfavorable platoon splits or the fact they're just plain cold, Yan Gomes
, Allen Craig
, Josh Rutledge
, Lonnie Chisenhall
, Andrelton Simmons
and Khris Davis
are "sits" for Fantasy Week 18 (July 28-Aug. 3)
Find out the "why" for each in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.
Report: Four teams have inquired about Alex Rios
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The Mariners, Giants, Yankees and Reds have all inquired about trading
for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios
, sources told FOX Sports. Rios entered play Sunday batting .299 with four home runs, eight triples, 21 doubles, 43 RBI and 16 stolen bases in 100 games.