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|7/1/2016||Trevor Bauer, Cle, P|
|Having used seven of their eight relievers Friday, the Indians turned to Bauer, Saturday's scheduled starter, in the 15th inning at Toronto. He worked five scoreless innings to pick up the win as the Indians posted a 2-1 victory in 19.
Analysis: The right-hander has won four straight decisions behind a 1.48 ERA.
|7/1/2016||Marcus Stroman, Tor, P|
|Stroman was sharp against the Indians on Friday, giving up one run and five hits in 6 2/3 innings as the Blue Jays lost 2-1 in 19.
Analysis: The right-hander came into Friday having allowed 38 earned runs in his previous eight starts for a 7.54 ERA.
|7/1/2016||Josh Tomlin, Cle, P|
|Tomlin lowered his ERA to 3.21 on Friday, allowing one run and striking out a season-high eight over six innings as the Indians beat the Blue Jays 2-1 in 19.
Analysis: The right-hander is 2-0 with a 2.43 ERA over his last six outings.
|7/1/2016||Darwin Barney, Tor, 2B|
|Barney went 3 for 8 with a double Friday and also took the loss in his first career pitching appearance, allowing a solo homer to Carlos Santana in the 19th inning as the Blue Jays fell 2-1 to the Indians.
Analysis: Barney also doubled Thursday after going hitless in his previous nine at-bats.
|7/1/2016||Troy Tulowitzki, Tor, SS|
|Tulowitzki went 3 for 6 with two walks on Friday in the Blue Jays' 2-1, 19-inning loss to the Indians.
Analysis: Tulowitzki is batting .325 with four homers and eight RBIs over his last 10 games.
|7/1/2016||Lonnie Chisenhall, Cle, RF|
|Chisenhall tied his career high in hits, going 5 for 8 on Friday in the Indians' 2-1, 19-inning win at Toronto.
Analysis: Chisenhall is on fire, batting .560 with three homers and seven RBIs over his last five games. He's also hitting .463 in his past nine.
|7/1/2016||José Ramírez, Cle, LF|
|Ramirez has hit safely in six straight games after going 2 for 8 on Friday in the Indians' 2-1, 19-inning win at Toronto.
Analysis: Ramirez has nine RBIs in his last 12 games.
|7/1/2016||Francisco Lindor, Cle, SS|
|Lindor went 3 for 9 on Friday in the Indians' 2-1, 19-inning win at Toronto.
Analysis: Lindor is batting .329 with four homers, nine RBIs and 14 runs scored in his last 18 games.
|7/1/2016||Carlos Santana, Cle, 1B|
|Santana homered in the 19th inning off infielder Darwin Barney and the Indians set a franchise record by winning their 14th straight game, 2-1 over the Blue Jays on Friday.
Analysis: Santana also doubled in eight at-bats and scored Cleveland's other run. He has eight homers and 18 RBIs in his last 25 games.
|7/1/2016||Rickie Weeks Jr., Ari, LF|
|The Diamondbacks placed Weeks on the bereavement/family medical emergency list Friday
Analysis: Weeks is batting .245 with four homers and 10 RBIs in 58 games.
|7/1/2016||Matt Davidson, CWS, 3B|
|Davidson broke his right foot rounding first base after an RBI single in his White Sox debut Thursday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday.
Analysis: The former Diamondbacks first-round pick was traded to Chicago before the 2014 season but had two poor years in the minors before this month's selection as a Triple-A All-Star.
|7/1/2016||Kevin Siegrist, StL, P|
|The Cardinals placed Siegrist on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to mononucleosis. The move is retroactive to Thursday.
Analysis: Siegrist is 5-2 with a 2.78 ERA in 35 appearances this season.
|7/1/2016||Byung Ho Park, Min, 1B|
|Park was sent to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Miguel Sano on the 25-man roster.
Analysis: Park is hitting a dreadful .191 with 80 strikeouts in 215 at-bats in his first major league season.
|7/1/2016||Steven Matz, NYM, P|
|Matz surrendered three runs and seven hits over 5 1/3 innings in a 4-3 win over the Cubs on Thursday. He appeared to be fine after having his start pushed back due to a bone spur in his left elbow.
Analysis: The elbow seems to be bothering Matz lately as he's 0-1 with a 6.23 ERA in his last four outings.
|7/1/2016||John Lackey, ChC, P|
|Lackey allowed two runs and five hits over 6 1/3 innings Thursday before the bullpen blew his lead in a 4-3 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Lackey bounced back nicely after he had given up a season-high seven runs over 4 1/3 innings in a 9-6 loss at Miami in his previous start.
|7/1/2016||Javier Báez, ChC, 3B|
|Baez went 2 for 5 with a home run in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Baez has two homers in his last three games and is 5 for 10 over his past two.
|7/1/2016||Kris Bryant, ChC, 3B|
|Bryant continued his recent surge Thursday by hitting his 22nd home run in a 4-3 loss to the Mets. He's now tied with Adam Duvall for the NL lead in long balls.
Analysis: Bryant has gone 9 for 19 with four home runs, two doubles and nine RBIs in his last four games.
|7/1/2016||Ben Zobrist, ChC, 2B|
|Zobrist went 2 for 5 with a double in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Zobrist has heated back up with three straight multihit games. He's been a great addition for the Cubs - and fantasy owners - hitting .301 with 10 home runs and 42 RBIs while playing multiple positions.
|7/1/2016||Dillon Overton, Oak, P|
|Overton surrendered eight runs and eight hits with a strikeout and three walks in just three innings, losing his second major league starts 12-6 to the Giants on Thursday.
Analysis: Overton has now allowed five homers in just 8 2/3 innings in the majors after giving up only two in 83 2/3 in Triple-A this season.
|7/1/2016||Brandon Crawford, SF, SS|
|Crawford hit with a solo shot in the third before adding an RBI single two innings later as the Giants avoided a four-game sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 12-6 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Not a bad four-game stretch for Crawford, who's 9 for 17 with 10 RBIs.
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