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|4/26/2015||A.J. Burnett, P (Pit), P|
|Burnett pitched well Saturday, allowing one run and five hits over seven innings but did not factor in the 2-1 win at Arizona.
Analysis: Burnett has put together fourth straight solid outings, going 0-1 with a 1.80 ERA. He's received just four runs of support over that stretch.
|4/26/2015||Justin Morneau, 1B (Col), 1B|
|Morneau finished with three hits in Saturday's extra-inning loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Morneau has gone 5 for 9 in the first two games of the series.
|4/26/2015||Troy Tulowitzki, SS (Col), SS|
|Tulowitzki hopes to be back on track after going 2 for 5 with a home run in Saturday's 11-inning loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Tulowitzki had gone 9 for 39 (.231) with one homer over his previous 12 games.
|4/26/2015||Angel Pagan, CF (SF), CF|
|Pagan matched a career high with four hits in Saturday's 5-4, 11-inning win at Colorado.
Analysis: Pagan has gone 8 for 15 over his last three games.
|4/26/2015||Aramis Ramirez, 3B (Mil), 3B|
|Ramirez went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs in Saturday's loss to St. Louis.
Analysis: It's a good sign for the slugging third baseman, who entered the contest batting just .158 with four RBIs.
|4/26/2015||Jean Segura, SS (Mil), SS|
|Segura appears to be heating up with three more hits on Saturday.
Analysis: He's 5 for 9 in his last two games and hitting .324 on the season.
|4/26/2015||Matt Holliday, LF (StL), LF|
|Holliday finally delivered his first home run - a three-run shot - in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: Holliday is batting .358 with 10 RBIs on the season, but hadn't gone deep in his first 15 games after belting 20 in 2014.
|4/26/2015||Nick Markakis, RF (Atl), RF|
|Markakis had two hits and a walk Saturday in a 5-2 win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Markakis is hitting .471 with a .571 on-base percentage over his last 10 games.
|4/26/2015||Tom Koehler, P (Mia), P|
|Koehler allowed six hits over 7 1-3 innings in Saturday's 8-0 win over Washington.
Analysis: Koehler bounced back nicely after giving up seven runs in 3 1-3 innings in a loss to the Mets in his previous outing.
|4/26/2015||Adeiny Hechavarria, SS (Mia), SS|
|Hechavarria stayed hot with a three-run home run in Saturday's 8-0 win over Washington.
Analysis: Hechavarria is 14 for 31 (.452) over an eight-game hitting streak.
|4/26/2015||Giancarlo Stanton, RF (Mia), RF|
|Stanton finished with three hits, including a home run and a double, in Miami's 8-0 win over Washington on Saturday.
Analysis: Stanton had been 1 for 12 with six strikeouts over his previous three games. He certainly looks to be back on track.
|4/26/2015||Scott Carroll, P (CWS), P|
|The White Sox have promoted Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte and placed reliever Matt Albers on the 15-day disabled list with a broken pinkie finger on his right hand.
Analysis: Carroll went 5-10 with a 4.80 ERA in 26 games with the White Sox last year. He was 1-1 with a 2.45 ERA in three starts with the Knights at the time of his promotion.
|4/26/2015||Trevor May, P (Min), P|
|May left in the fourth inning of Saturday's start against Seattle after Kyle Seager's liner hit his right elbow.
Analysis: May is day to day with an elbow contusion. X-rays were negative.
|4/26/2015||Brandon McCarthy, P (LAD), P|
|McCarthy came out with tightness in his right elbow after allowing a three-run homer to Justin Upton in the sixth inning Saturday in San Diego.
Analysis: McCarthy is scheduled to have an MRI exam Monday.
|4/26/2015||Desmond Jennings, LF (TB), LF|
|Jennings is out with left knee soreness.
Analysis: Jennings is considered day-to-day, so a stint on the disabled list may not be coming.
|4/26/2015||Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (NYY), CF|
|Ellsbury is out of the lineup for the Subway Series finale against the New York Mets because of a sore hip.
Analysis: Ellsbury made a sliding catch in the fourth inning of Saturday's game and was pulled before the eighth with tightness in his right hip. He was going to try to play Sunday night, but manager Joe Girardi decided a day off was best.
|4/26/2015||Corey Dickerson, LF (Col), LF|
|Dickerson is out with a foot injury.
Analysis: The severity of the injury is unclear.
|4/26/2015||Trevor Bauer, P (Cle), P|
|Bauer is out with an illness.
Analysis: Bauer is expected to start Tuesday against Kansas City.
|4/26/2015||Matt Albers, P (CWS), P|
|Albers is on the 15-day disabled list with a finger injury.
Analysis: Albers suffered the injury in a brawl between the White Sox and Royals on April 23.
|4/25/2015||Adeiny Hechavarria, SS (Mia), SS|
|Hechavarria extended his hitting streak with two hits in Friday's win over the Nationals.
Analysis: Hechavarria is 13 for 27 over his seven-game hitting streak.
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