Collin Cowgill
Angels' Collin Cowgill likely headed to disabled list Thursday
Collin Cowgill, LF, LAA
1:39 AM
News: Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Cowgill is dealing with a joint sprain in his hand after sustaining an injury during batting practice on Sunday and a subsequent MRI. He has hit .180/.231/.295 with one home run, two RBI and one stolen base in 61 at-bats. The Angels added a replacement bench outfielder in a trade Wednesday, acquiring Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets.


Alex Guerrero
Dodgers' Alex Guerrero knocks ninth home run Wednesday
Alex Guerrero, LF, LAD
1:21 AM
News: Dodgers left fielder Alex Guerrero went 1 for 4 with a solo home run in his team's 3-2 loss to the Braves on Wedensday.

Guerrero was hitless on the day before connecting on a ninth-inning homer off closer Jason Grilli, but his shot only reduced the lead to one run before the Dodgers eventually fell. It's the third home run in four games for Guerrero, who has hit .310/.344/.701 with nine homers and 21 RBI in 87 at-bats.


Cameron Maybin
Braves' Cameron Maybin slugs fifth home run Wednesday
Cameron Maybin, CF, ATL
1:18 AM
News: Braves center fielder Cameron Maybin went 2 for 4 with a solo home run in his team's 3-2 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday.

Maybin put his team up 1-0 with his homer to center field in the third inning, his first home run since May 2. He has hit .261/.361/.435 with five home runs, 19 RBI and six stolen bases in 115 at-bats.


Matt Joyce
Angels' Matt Joyce slugs second homer Wednesday vs. Padres
Matt Joyce, LF, LAA
1:12 AM
News: Angels left fielder Matt Joyce went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 5-4 loss to the Padres on Wednesday.

Joyce was able to tie the game with his sixth-inning homer, though the Angels would immediately fall back in a hole by giving up two runs in the top of the seventh. The outfielder has hit .176/.253/.282 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 131 at-bats.


Matt Holliday
Cardinals' Matt Holliday reaches base in 43rd consecutive game
Matt Holliday, LF, STL
1:10 AM
News: Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday reached base in his 43rd game played in a row during Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Diamondbacks. 

Holliday hit a single in the fifth inning, which vaulted him ahead of Albert Pujols for the club's record of consecutive games reaching base to start a season.

It also set a National League record in the same category, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

"Yeah, that’s cool," Holliday said. "A lot of players have played in the National League. That’s pretty good, I guess."

Only five players have started a season reaching base in more consecutive games — Derek Jeter (Yankees, 53, 1999), Frank Thomas (White Sox, 52, 1996), Mark McGwire (Athletics, 48, 1996), Alvin Davis (Mariners, 47, 1984), Harry Heilmann (Tigers, 44, 1923). 


Mark Trumbo
D-Backs' Mark Trumbo goes 1 for 2 with HR in loss
Mark Trumbo, RF, ARI
1:00 AM
News: Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo hit his eighth home run of the year in Wednesday night's 4-3 loss to the Cardinals. 

Trumbo finished 1 for 2 and drew two walks. This is the second time this year Trumbo has drawn more than one walk in a game. Trumbo is now hitting .235 over his past five games. 

For the season, Trumbo has a slash line of .265/.311/.517. 


Jason Heyward
Cardinals OF Jason Heyward hits game-tying homer in win
Jason Heyward, RF, STL
12:52 AM
News: Cardinals outfielder Jason Heyward hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning during Wednesday night's 4-3 win over the Diamondbacks. 

Down 3-2, Heyward tied the game up in the final half-inning. St. Louis would go on to win with Peter Bourjos scoring the game-winning run a few plays later. 

Heyward, who went 2 for 4, now has five home runs this season. He's hitting .239/.290/.387 this season. 


Bryce Harper
Nationals OF Bryce Harper blasts 13th HR in month of May
Bryce Harper, RF, WAS
12:05 AM
News: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper continued his hot streak in the month of May. 

In Wednesday night's 3-0 win over the Cubs, Harper hit his 17th home run of the season in the sixth inning. Harper hit the homer off of Jon Lester nad blasted it into deep left center field. 

For Harper, that's his 13th homer in the month of May. He finished the game 1 for 3 with two walks, giving him 42 walks for the year. Harper is now hitting .331/.470/.745 for the year. 


Scott Van Slyke
Dodgers OF Scott Van Slyke has injured back
Scott Van Slyke, LF, LAD
News: Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said outfielder Scott Van Slyke is dealing with an injured back and probably won't be available to play, according to True Blue LA. 

The back injury, described as a tweak, is the reason Van Slyke wasn't available for Tuesday. Before being out of the starting lineup past two games, Van Slyke had started three of the past four. 


Yoenis Cespedes
Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes slugs three-run home run Wednesday
Yoenis Cespedes, LF, DET
News: Tigers left fielder Yoenis Cespedes went 2 for 3 with a walk and a three-run home run in his team's 3-2 win over the A's, his former team, on Wednesday.

"I was confident I was going to do something," Cespedes said, per "But not necessarily hit a home run. I still have a lot of affection for that team, but I play for this team now and I want to win."

Cespedes hadn't homered since May 15 before slugging his second home run of May in the fifth inning to put his team up three runs. The A's were able to pick up runs in the seventh and eighth innings but fell short in the attempted comeback. Cespedes, who has four multihit efforts in his last eight games, owns a .291/.327/.489 line with six home runs, 27 RBI and three stolen bases in 182 at-bats.


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