Jimmy Rollins
Jimmy Rollins smacks 17th home run Wednesday
Jimmy Rollins, SS, PHI
News: Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins went 2 for 2 with two walks and a solo home run in his team's 8-4 win over the Nationals Wednesday.

Rollins delivered his home run in the bottom of the first inning after the team fell behind 2-0 in the top of the first. He's recorded four multi-hit performances in his last seven games. Rollins has hit .242/.324/.392 with 17 home runs, 53 RBI and 27 stolen bases in 500 at-bats.


Wilmer Flores
Wilmer Flores smacks second home run Wednesday
Wilmer Flores, SS, NYM
News: Mets infielder Wilmer Flores went 1 for 2 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 3-2 loss to the Braves Wednesday.

Flores was just 1 for 10 over his last four games before going yard Wednesday. He has hit .224/.258/.301 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 156 at-bats.


Jean Segura
Brewers sitting Jean Segura against Padres
Jean Segura, SS, MIL
News: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is catching a break Wednesday in San Diego. Elian Herrera is set to man the position in his place.

Segura has broken from a 2-for-26 slide with six hits in his last 13 at-bats.


Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro brought back from bereavement list
Starlin Castro, SS, CHC
News: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Reds, after being away from the team for nearly a week while on the bereavement leave list. He is starting at shortstop and batting cleanup Tuesday. 

Everth Cabrera
Everth Cabrera could be back September 1
Everth Cabrera, SS, SD
News: Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera could return as early as September 1, according to MLB.com.

Cabrera has "turned the corner" in his recovery from a hamstring injury, according to manager Bud Black. Cabrera could be activated September 1 when rosters expand. Cabrera has been out since August 9 due to the injury. He's hit .232/.272/.300 in 357 at-bats. 


Cliff Pennington
Cliff Pennington leaves the yard in pinch-hit appearance
Cliff Pennington, SS, ARI
News: Diamondbacks infielder Cliff Pennington added a pinch of power in a pinch-hit appearance Sunday against the Padres.

Pennington launched a solo home run off Dale Thayer in the eighth inning. He finished 1 for 1 with a run scored and an RBI in a 7-4 defeat. He owns a .274/.357/.395 slash line with two homers and 10 RBI over 124 at-bats. His two homers have come over his last nine appearances.

Ruben Tejada
Ruben Tejada adds a pinch of power in win over Dodgers
Ruben Tejada, SS, NYM
News: Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada added a pinch of power Sunday, launching his third third home run of the season in his team's 11-3 win over the Dodgers.

Tejada took Kevin Correia deep for a two-run home run in the third inning to break the game open. He finished 1 for 4 with a run scored and two RBI. He owns a .230/.345/.289 slash line with three homers and 25 RBI over 305 at-bats.

Ian Desmond
Ian Desmond belts 21st home run Sunday
Ian Desmond, SS, WAS
News: Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond launched his 21st home run of the season Sunday afternoon at home against San Francisco.

Desmond took Ryan Vogelsong deep in the sixth inning for solo home run. He also singled in a run in the eighth inning. He finished the game 2 for 5 with two runs scored and two RBI in a 14-6 victory. He owns a .247/.306/.423 slash line with 21 homers and 79 RBI over 485 at-bats.

Erisbel Arruebarrena
Erisbel Arruebarrena optioned to Class A
Erisbel Arruebarrena, SS, LAD
News: The Dodgers optioned infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena to high Class A Rancho Cucamonga Sunday to clear a roster spot for Hanley Ramirez.

Arruebarrena went 2 for 12 and walked twice in his latest stint with the big-league club. He is 7 for 25 in 11 games with the Dodgers.


Hanley Ramirez
Hanley Ramirez returns to lineup Sunday
Hanley Ramirez, SS, LAD
News: The Dodgers activated shortstop Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list Sunday, and he's in the lineup and batting fifth in Sunday's game against the Mets.

Ramirez hasn't played since Aug. 8 due to an oblique injury, but he was expected to return Sunday. He has hit .277/.367/.455 with 12 home runs, 58 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 354 at-bats.


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