MLB Recent Player News
|5/24/2016||Steven Souza Jr., TB, RF|
|Souza had three hits and drove in a run in a 7-6 loss to Miami on Monday.
Analysis: Souza is batting .350 in his last 10 games and has raised his average to .279.
|5/24/2016||Brandon Guyer, TB, LF|
|Guyer went 3 for 5 with a solo homer and a double in a 7-6 loss to Miami on Monday.
Analysis: Guyer, batting .327 in 29 games, is 7 for 14 in his last three and has doubled in each.
|5/24/2016||Miguel Rojas, Mia, SS|
|Rojas had three hits and drove in a pair of runs in a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay on Monday.
Analysis: Rojas, now batting .311 in 33 games, was 3 for 17 (.176) in his previous 14.
|5/24/2016||Marcell Ozuna, Mia, CF|
|Ozuna went 3 for 4 with a solo homer in a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay on Monday.
Analysis: Ozuna, tied for 10th in the NL with a .321 average, is batting .414 while hitting safely in 21 of his last 22 games.
|5/24/2016||Ichiro Suzuki, Mia, RF|
|Ichiro boosted his chances of reaching 3,000 hits in Monday's 7-6 win over Tampa Bay while filling in admirably once again for ailing teammate Christian Yelich.
Analysis: Ichiro went 4 for 5 and drove in a run, reaching 2,960 hits. He is one shy of matching Sam Crawford for 31st all-time. Ichiro is 10 for 13 in his last three games and has lifted his average to .417.
|5/23/2016||Brian Matusz, Atl, P|
|The Atlanta Braves have invested deeper into their already important June draft by acquiring Matusz and the 76th pick in the draft from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league pitchers Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek.
Analysis: The 29-year-old Matusz has a 12.00 ERA in seven relief appearances this season. He began the season on the 15-day disabled list with back discomfort and was activated on April 23. He is 27-41 with a 4.85 ERA in 289 career games, including 68 starts, in eight seasons with Baltimore. He had a 2.94 ERA in 58 games out o
|5/23/2016||Alex Gordon, KC, LF|
|The Kansas City Royals have placed Alex Gordon on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right wrist. The Royals announced the move on Monday before opening a series in Minnesota against the Twins.
Analysis: Manager Ned Yost says Gordon will not need surgery but will miss three to four weeks. Gordon was injured in a loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when he collided with third baseman Mike Moustakas.
|5/23/2016||Yasiel Puig, LAD, RF|
|Puig went 3 for 7 and recorded the tie-breaking two-run single in the Dodgers' 17-inning marathon win at San Diego.
Analysis: The enigmatic outfielder's overall numbers have been disappointing, though he's offered some hope by going 5 for 15 with a homer and four RBIs in the three-game series.
|5/23/2016||Jerad Eickhoff, Phi, P|
|Eickhoff ended a lengthy winless stretch by firing seven scoreless innings Sunday against Atlanta.
Analysis: The right-hander was 0-5 with a 5.45 ERA in six starts preceding Sunday's gem.
|5/23/2016||Leonys Martín, Sea, CF|
|Martin matched a career high with four hits in Sunday's win at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Martin's hot right now, riding a six-game hitting streak in which he's 11 for 20 with three homers.
|5/23/2016||Justin Bour, Mia, 1B|
|Bour homered in a second straight game with a two-run blast in Sunday's loss to Washington.
Analysis: Five of Bour's nine home runs have come over his last 10 games, though he's hitting just .212 over that stretch.
|5/23/2016||Noah Syndergaard, NYM, P|
|Syndergaard delivered another lights-out performance in Sunday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: The 23-year-old fireballer struck out 11 while yielding one unearned run over seven overpowering innings, nearly duplicating his 10-strikeout performance over seven shutout frames against Washington five days earlier. It's the sixth time in nine starts Syndergaard has fanned eight or more.
|5/23/2016||Madison Bumgarner, SF, P|
|Bumgarner contributed on both ends in Sunday's 1-0 win over the Cubs, tossing 7 2/3 outstanding innings and driving in the game's only run with a double.
Analysis: The San Francisco ace has been dominant over the past month, producing a 1.25 ERA and a 5-0 record over his past six starts. He's racked up 48 strikeouts in 43 1/3 innings during that span.
|5/23/2016||Zack Greinke, Ari, P|
|Greinke delivered his best start as a Diamondback on Sunday, holding St. Louis to one run and five hits through eight innings of a 7-2 victory.
Analysis: Greinke is now 5-1 over his last seven starts and lowered his road ERA to 1.93 with Sunday's effort. He owns a 6.63 ERA at Chase Field, however.
|5/23/2016||Ben Revere, Was, LF|
|Revere continued his breakout with three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored in Sunday's win at Miami.
Analysis: After going 5 for 50 since returning from the disabled list on May 6, Revere is 7 for 14 with four RBIs over his last three games.
|5/23/2016||Anthony Rendón, Was, 3B|
|Rendon had three RBIs on a double and a triple in Sunday's win at Miami.
Analysis: Rendon is a scorching 9 for 17 with seven RBIs over a five-game stretch and is hitting .405 over his last 12 contests.
|5/23/2016||Howie Kendrick, LAD, 2B|
|Kendrick finished 4 for 8 with a solo home run to help the Dodgers outlast San Diego in 17 innings Sunday.
Analysis: The veteran second baseman also had two doubles and is beginning to heat up after a dreadful start to the season. Kendrick has raised his average from .188 to .238 by hitting .351 over his last nine games.
|5/23/2016||Dallas Keuchel, Hou, P|
|Keuchel's struggles continued in a 9-2 loss to Texas on Sunday.
Analysis: Keuchel (2-6, 5.92 ERA) gave up seven runs in six innings and is 0-5 with a 7.78 ERA in his last seven starts.
|5/23/2016||Cole Hamels, Tex, P|
|Hamels improved to 5-0 with a sparkling performance in Sunday's 9-2 win over Houston.
Analysis: Hamels (2.83 ERA) fanned a season-high 11 in eight innings while yielding two runs.
|5/23/2016||Ian Desmond, Tex, LF|
|Desmond had another two hits and drove in a run in a 9-2 win over Houston on Sunday.
Analysis: Desmond has two hits in eight of his last 12 games and is batting .340 in that stretch. He also has three homers and 13 RBIs.
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