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|4/28/2016||David Ortiz, Bos, DH|
|Ortiz passed two Hall of Fame Red Sox on the extra-base hits list in a 9-4 win over Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Ortiz had three doubles and drove in two runs, giving him 1,119 extra-base hits to tie Hall of Famer George Brett for 16th all-time. On the second double, he passed Boston greats Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx. He's 10 for 27 (.370) with six doubles and six RBIs in his last seven games.
|4/28/2016||Dustin Pedroia, Bos, 2B|
|Pedroia hit a grand slam and a solo home run in a 9-4 victory against Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Pedroia also singled in his sixth multihit performance in seven games. He's batting .441 (15 for 34) with eight extra-base hits and nine RBIs in that stretch.
|4/28/2016||Matt Duffy, SF, 3B|
|Duffy went 3 for 4 with a triple in a 13-9 win over San Diego on Wednesday.
Analysis: Duffy, now batting .261, is 14 for 35 (.400) in his last nine games.
|4/28/2016||Hunter Pence, SF, RF|
|Pence went 3 for 3 and drove in a pair of runs in a 13-9 win over San Diego on Wednesday.
Analysis: Pence, batting .293, is 10 for 21 (.476) with six extra-base hits and five RBIs in his last six games.
|4/28/2016||CC Sabathia, NYY, P|
|Sabathia fell to 1-2 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Sabathia was charged with three runs in six innings and his ERA is at 5.06.
|4/28/2016||Martín Pérez, Tex, P|
|Perez earned his first win Wednesday.
Analysis: Perez struck out three while allowing two runs and six hits over six innings. The Rangers had lost each of the first four games started by the crafty left-hander.
|4/28/2016||Starlin Castro, NYY, 2B|
|Castro was 2 for 4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Castro is 6 for 14 in his last four games for the Yanks.
|4/28/2016||Wil Myers, SD, 1B|
|Myers extended his hit streak to 12 games with a three-run homer in a 13-9 loss in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Analysis: Myers is batting .373 with three of his five homers during his career high-tying run. He's batting .303 in 22 overall games.
|4/28/2016||Álex Rodríguez, NYY, DH|
|Rodriguez stunned the fantasy world Wednesday.
Analysis: Rodriguez went 3 for 3 with a solo homer and a walk to raise his average 45 points to .190. "It's a long season and (I'm) a work in progress. I'm always tweaking and working on things and I'm just trying to find the cadence that I had last year," A-Rod said. "The last week or so has been a little better."
|4/28/2016||Matt Moore, TB, P|
|Moore lost his second straight start Wednesday after going seven starts without a loss, dating to last season.
Analysis: Moore gave up three runs and three hits and struck out nine in seven innings.
|4/28/2016||Manny Machado, Bal, 3B|
|Machado went 0 for 4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Machado is now hitless in his last 17 at-bats, making him a fantasy letdown.
|4/28/2016||Mark Trumbo, Bal, RF|
|Trumbo went 0 for 3 with a walk Wednesday.
Analysis: Trumbo's 11-game hitting streak ended at the Trop.
|4/28/2016||Chris Tillman, Bal, P|
|Tillman gave up two hits in 6 2/3 innings Wednesday night.
Analysis: Tillman moved to 2-1 as he tied a career high with nine strikeouts.
|4/28/2016||Joey Rickard, Bal, CF|
|Rickard belted a three-run home run in a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Analysis: Rickard earned sweet revenge as he was selected by the Orioles from Tampa Bay in December's Rule 5 Draft. He knocked his second home run over the fence at the Trop.
|4/28/2016||Andrew Cashner, SD, P|
|Cashner endured one of his worst outings of the season in a 13-9 loss in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Analysis: Cashner (1-2, 4.94 ERA) gave up six runs - three earned - in a season-low 2 2/3 innings. He allowed one run in six innings in each of his prior two starts and earned a 4-1 win over St. Louis on April 22.
|4/28/2016||José Quintana, CWS, P|
|Quintana kept the good times rolling Wednesday.
Analysis: Quintana allowed five hits and walked three and struck out a season-high 10 in six innings, improving to 4-0 with a 0.68 ERA in four starts at Toronto. He has won consecutive starts and lowered his ERA to 1.47, passing teammate Chris Sale for fourth-best in the AL.
|4/28/2016||Jeff Samardzija, SF, P|
|Samardzija improved to 3-1 despite giving up a season-high five runs in 5 2/3 innings Wednesday against San Diego.
Analysis: Samardzija, who bumped his ERA to 3.86 in five starts, hit a two-run single in a 13-9 victory. He gave up one run in 7 2/3 innings in his previous start, 8-1 win over Miami on April 22.
|4/28/2016||Marco Estrada, Tor, P|
|Estrada gave up one hit through six innings but was knocked out in the seventh Wednesday night. Estrada allowed three runs and three hits in 6 2/3 innings and is winless in three starts.
Analysis: His next start is against Texas next week.
|4/28/2016||Josh Donaldson, Tor, 3B|
|Donaldson went 2 for 3 in Wednesday's loss to Chicago.
Analysis: Donaldson is tied for third in the AL with a .421 average off lefties and sports a .947 slugging percentage for one of baseball's best marks. He faces lefty Drew Smyly on Friday at the Trop.
|4/28/2016||Austin Jackson, CWS, CF|
|Jackson went 2 for 3 in Wednesday's win at Toronto.
Analysis: Jackson could be heating up with five hits in his last two games.
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