MLB Recent Player News
|4/26/2015||Max Scherzer, P (Was), P|
|Scherzer will likely be scratched from his next scheduled start Tuesday at Atlanta because of a sprained right thumb.
Analysis: The right-hander threw off flat ground before Sunday's game at Miami but said his thumb is still sore. He jammed it batting Thursday against St. Louis.
|4/26/2015||Jimmy Paredes, 3B (Bal), 3B|
|Paredes went 4 for 5 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs Saturday against Boston.
Analysis: Parades' three HR have already set a career-high for the 26-year-old, who is batting .400 through seven games.
|4/26/2015||Evan Longoria, 3B (TB), 3B|
|Longoria went 4 for 4 in Saturday's win over Toronto.
Analysis: Longoria is 8 for 16 in his last four games.
|4/26/2015||Jose Altuve, 2B (Hou), 2B|
|Altuve went 2 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs.
Analysis: Altuve is known more for his average than his power, but with two HR through 17 games, he's well on pace to break his previous career-best (seven).
|4/26/2015||Rajai Davis, CF (Det), CF|
|Davis posted an excellent fantasy performance Saturday.
Analysis: The speedy centerfielder scored three runs and had three stolen bases against Cleveland.
|4/26/2015||Michael Brantley, LF (Cle), LF|
|Brantley went 4 for 4 with two doubles Saturday against Detroit.
Analysis: Brantley has picked up where he left off last season. He's batting .359 through 10 games.
|4/26/2015||Austin Jackson, CF (Sea), CF|
|Jackson went 2 for 5 with a home run and a double in Saturday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Jackson is 10 for 30 with two home runs in the last seven games.
|4/26/2015||Eduardo Nunez, SS (Min), SS|
|Nunez was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs in Saturday's win in Seattle.
Analysis: Nunez played for the first time in a week, but he's 6 for 10 with three doubles in four games this season.
|4/26/2015||Kole Calhoun, RF (LAA), RF|
|Calhoun was 3 for 4 in Saturday's win over Texas.
Analysis: Calhoun has turned his start to the season around by going 9 for 19 with two home runs and five RBIs over the last five games.
|4/26/2015||CC Sabathia, P (NYY), P|
|Sabathia gave up seven runs and nine hits over five innings in Saturday's 8-2 loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Sabathia is off to a disappointing 0-4 start. He's allowed 31 hits in 25 2-3 innings and owns a 5.96 ERA.
|4/26/2015||Matt Harvey, P (NYM), P|
|Harvey improved to 4-0 after allowing two runs and five hits in 8 2-3 innings in Saturday's 8-2 win over the Yankees.
Analysis: Harvey, who appeared to be fully recovered from an ankle sprain, increased his strikeout total to 31 over 26 2-3 innings.
|4/26/2015||Mark Teixeira, 1B (NYY), 1B|
|Teixeira went 3 for 4 with his eighth home run in Saturday's loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Teixeira has gone 5 for 8 with three homers and five RBIs in the first two games of this series.
|4/26/2015||Juan Lagares, CF (NYM), CF|
|Lagares went 4 for 4 with three runs scored in Saturday's 8-2 win at Yankee Stadium.
Analysis: Lagares matched a career high with the four hits after he had gone 3 for 16 with seven strikeouts over his previous four games.
|4/26/2015||Justin Upton, LF (SD), LF|
|Upton went 2 for 3 with two home runs and five RBIs in Saturday's 11-8 loss to the Dodgers.
Analysis: Upton appears to be on track after going 5 for 26 with one extra-base hit over his previous seven games.
|4/26/2015||Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (LAD), 1B|
|Gonzalez went 2 for 5 with his seventh home run in Saturday's 11-8 win at San Diego.
Analysis: Gonzalez had been 2 for 18 over his previous five games.
|4/26/2015||Andre Ethier, RF (LAD), RF|
|Ethier went 3 for 4 with a home run, double and three RBIs in Saturday's 11-8 win at San Diego.
Analysis: Ethier has gone 5 for 6 over his last four games.
|4/26/2015||Rubby De La Rosa, P (Ari), P|
|De La Rosa gave up one run and four hits over seven innings, but didn't factor in a 2-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Analysis: De La Rosa also fanned eight in his best performance after going 2-1 with a 6.00 ERA over his first three starts.
|4/26/2015||Joel Peralta, P (LAD), P|
|The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed right fielder Yasiel Puig and Peralta on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Peralta has been dealing with what he described as a ''dead arm.''
|4/26/2015||Yasiel Puig, RF (LAD), RF|
|The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed Puig and reliever Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Puig strained his left hamstring running out a ground ball in Friday night's victory against San Diego.
|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.
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