MLB Recent Player News

Date Player
5/25/2016 Tony Watson, Pit, P
Watson was placed on the paternity list Wednesday.

Analysis: Watson can miss up to three days with pay while on paternity leave. The primary set-up man for closer Mark Melancon, Watson has made 10 consecutive scoreless appearances.
5/25/2016 Arquímedes Caminero, Pit, P
Caminero was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Pittsburgh Pirates, a day after he was ejected for hitting two Arizona hitters on the head with pitches.

Analysis: Caminero, who has a left quadriceps strain, hit Jean Segura on the helmet in the seventh inning, then hit Nick Ahmed in the chin during the eighth and was tossed by plate umpire Larry Vanover.
5/25/2016 George Springer, Hou, RF
Springer had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Springer enjoyed his first multihit game since May 13.
5/25/2016 Eduardo Escobar, Min, SS
Escobar had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Escobar is 5 for 8 in the series.
5/25/2016 Lorenzo Cain, KC, CF
Cain finished 4 for 5 on Tuesday.

Analysis: Cain wasn't as good Wednesday, going 0 for 3.
5/25/2016 Nomar Mazara, Tex, RF
Mazara had three hits with a jack Tuesday.

Analysis: Mazara has homered three times in his last seven games.
5/25/2016 Ian Desmond, Tex, LF
Desmond had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Desmond is at .375 in his last 17 games.
5/25/2016 José Abreu, CWS, 1B
Abreu had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Abreu has been swinging at bad pitches so this was a good sign.
5/25/2016 Francisco Lindor, Cle, SS
Lindor had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Lindor was sharp after a day off.
5/25/2016 Josh Tomlin, Cle, P
Tomlin moved to 7-0 on Tuesday in Chicago.

Analysis: Tomlin pitched eight sharp innings and beat Chris Sale, who fell to 9-1.
5/25/2016 Chris Sale, CWS, P
Sale's bid for a perfect season ended Tuesday.

Analysis: Sale was pounded by the Tribe for six runs as he dropped to 9-1.
5/25/2016 Robinson Canó, Sea, 2B
Cano turned in a complete fantasy effort Tuesday.

Analysis: Cano had two hits, three RBIs and one homer for the M's.
5/25/2016 Seth Smith, Sea, LF
Smith went 3 for 3 Tuesday.

Analysis: Smith bats just .257 for the M's.
5/25/2016 Coco Crisp, Oak, CF
Crisp went 2 for 5 with a homer and three RBIs Tuesday.

Analysis: Crisp has an eight-game hit streak.
5/25/2016 Nathan Eovaldi, NYY, P
Eovaldi gave up two hits over six-plus innings Tuesday to move to 5-0 with a 2.92 ERA in his last six starts.

Analysis: Eovaldi has allowed one run and three hits over 12 innings in his last two outings.
5/25/2016 Francisco Liriano, Pit, P
Liriano earned his first win in three starts Tuesday in a 12-1 rout of Arizona.

Analysis: Liriano (4-3, 4.30 ERA) gave up one run and two hits in 5 2/3 innings but also walked five. He allowed two runs in seven innings in a 3-1 loss to Atlanta on May 18.
5/25/2016 Mike Bolsinger, LAD, P
Bolsinger earned his first win of the season Tuesday, an 8-2 victory against Cincinnati.

Analysis: Bolsinger (1-1, 4.50 ERA) gave up two runs and three hits in 5 2/3 innings while fanning six. He allowed three runs in 4 1/3 innings in an 8-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on May 18.
5/25/2016 Shelby Miller, Ari, P
Miller endured one of his worst outings of the season in a 12-1 drubbing in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Analysis: Miller (1-6, 7.09 ERA) gave up six runs in five innings in his third consecutive loss. He had a 4.71 ERA in his first four starts this month.
5/25/2016 Justin Turner, LAD, 3B
Turner had three hits and drove in three runs in an 8-2 win against Cincinnati on Tuesday night.

Analysis: Turner, batting .242 with 15 RBIs, was 5 for 35 (.143) in his previous 11 games.
5/25/2016 Grégory Polanco, Pit, RF
Polanco went 3 for 5, homered and drove in a career-high five runs in a 12-1 rout of Arizona on Tuesday night.

Analysis: Polanco, batting .307 with 28 RBIs, is 14 for 36 (.389) with eight extra-base hits in his last eight games.
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