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|5/27/2015||Evan Longoria, TB, 3B|
|Longoria was 3 for 5 with two RBIs on Tuesday.
Analysis: Longoria owns a10-game hitting streak in which he is batting .341.
|5/27/2015||Jake Elmore, TB, SS|
|Elmore drove in four runs Tuesday for Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Elmore is on his fourth team in as many years so stay tuned to see if this journeyman can stick in Tampa.
|5/27/2015||Kyle Seager, Sea, 3B|
|Seager rocked the fantasy world Tuesrday.
Analysis: Seager drilled a grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs as he went 3 for 5 and was wielding a deadly stick.
|5/27/2015||David Ortiz, Bos, DH|
|Ortiz has been dropped in the batting order.
Analysis: Ortiz doubled in the first inning Tuesday to end an 0-for-16 slump. Manager John Farrell dropped Ortiz to fifth in the batter order, the lowest spot in the lineup he's hit since May 6, 2012.
|5/27/2015||Glen Perkins, Min, P|
|Perkins notched his 17th save Tuesday.
Analysis: Perkins earned this one as he got Hanley Ramirez to fly out to right field with the bases loaded to end the eighth before he finished up to pad his MLB lead.
|5/27/2015||Trevor Plouffe, Min, 3B|
|Plouffe was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Plouffe is 6 for 13 in his last three games with four RBIs.
|5/27/2015||Mike Pelfrey, Min, P|
|Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings Tuesday.
Analysis: Pelfrey retired the last seven batters he faced and lowered his ERA to 2.77. Pelfrey allowed five hits and struck out four to reward manager Paul Molitor for sticking with him through some tough times.
|5/27/2015||Ben Zobrist, Oak, LF|
|Zobrist was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Now that Zobrist is healthy, use him and reap some fantasy rewards.
|5/27/2015||Stephen Vogt, Oak, C|
|Vogt was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Vogt is eighth in the majors with a 1.008 OPS.
|5/27/2015||Miguel Cabrera, Det, 1B|
|Cabrera extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a ninth-inning single Tuesday.
Analysis: Cabrera returned to the Tigers lineup after sitting out Monday.
|5/27/2015||Jesse Chavez, Oak, P|
|Chavez lost his second straight start Tuesday and third consecutive decision dating to a win at Minnesota on May 5. He was charged with an unearned run in a 1-0 loss.
Analysis: Chavez dropped to 0-4 in 10 career appearances and three starts against the Tigers.
|5/27/2015||David Price, Det, P|
|Price was right Tuesday for the Tigers.
Analysis: Price gave up five hits, struck out three and walked one in seven innings for a third straight winning decision, but his first victory since May 2 at Kansas City.
|5/27/2015||Derek Norris, SD, C|
|Norris went 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Norris is hitting .253 in his last 23 games.
|5/27/2015||Odrisamer Despaigne, SD, P|
|Despaigne's brilliance was wasted Saturday.
Analysis: Despaigne pitched six innings of five-hit ball without a walk and is now winless in seven starts.
|5/27/2015||Matt Shoemaker, LAA, P|
|Shoemaker's brilliance was wasted Saturday.
Analysis: Shoemaker yielded four hits and a walk over seven innings in his strongest start of a rocky season for the Angels.
|5/27/2015||Jedd Gyorko, SD, 2B|
|The slumping Gyorko actually got a hit Tuesday.
Analysis: Gyorko snapped an 0-for-13 skid with a single leading off the 10th and his pathetic OPS has 'climbed' to .601.
|5/27/2015||Matt Kemp, SD, RF|
|Kemp erased a month of frustration and ended nine innings of scoreless ball with one cathartic swing of his bat Tuesday.
Analysis: Kemp hit a three-run double down the left-field line with two outs in the 10th as he equaled his RBI total from his previous 15 games with his big hit for the Padres.
|5/27/2015||Wily Peralta, Mil, P|
|Peralta is on the disabled list with a strained left oblique.
Analysis: Peralta is expected to be out at least four weeks.
|5/27/2015||Michael Morse, Mia, 1B|
|Morse is on the disabled list with strain in his right ring finger.
Analysis: The severity of the injury is unclear.
|5/27/2015||Jordan Lyles, Col, P|
|Lyles has a sprained left big toe.
Analysis: The injury has pushed back his next scheduled start, and it's not considered serious enough to land him on the disabled list.
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