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Date Player
5/26/2015 Neftali Feliz, Tex, P
Texas placed Feliz on the 15-day disabled list.

Analysis: The right-hander has an abscess on his right side and had surgery in New York on Saturday. Feliz is 1-2 with a 5.09 ERA and six saves.
5/25/2015 Justin Upton, SD, LF
Upton was 2 for 4 with a home run, double and six RBIs in Sunday's win over the Dodgers.

Analysis: Upton has four homers and 10 RBIs in seven games.
5/25/2015 Francisco Liriano, Pit, P
Liriano allowed a run and six hits in six innings while striking out 12 in Sunday's 9-1 win over the Mets.

Analysis: Liriano snapped his three-start losing streak, and the strikeout total was a season high as he became the third straight Pittsburgh starter to fan at least 10 batters. Dating to 1914, no team has had four straight starters accomplish the feat.
5/25/2015 Andrew McCutchen, Pit, CF
McCutchen was 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs in Sunday's win over the Mets.

Analysis: McCutchen is as hot as he's been this year, going 9 for 15 with three homers and two doubles in four games. Since the start of 2012, he's batting .438 against Miami - his best mark against any NL team. The Pirates host the Marlins for three games beginning Monday night.
5/25/2015 Mike Foltynewicz, Atl, P
Foltynewicz limited the Brewers to a run and three hits in 7 2-3 innings of Sunday's 2-1 victory.

Analysis: Foltynewicz improved to 3-1 in five starts and struck out seven batters for the fourth straight game.
5/25/2015 Danny Duffy, KC, P
Duffy was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 17, because of left biceps tendinitis.

Analysis: Duffy, a major fantasy bust with a 5.87 ERA, will be eligible for reinstatement on June 1.
5/25/2015 Jose Bautista, Tor, RF
Bautista is out of the lineup for a second straight day after getting a cortisone shot in his strained right shoulder. He hopes to play again Tuesday.

Analysis: The slugger got the shot over the weekend because the injury had failed to progress after more than a month. Bautista hurt himself on a throw to first base in an April 21 game against Baltimore. He took five days off before coming back as the designated hitter on April 27, but has yet to return to the outfield. He resumed throwing last week.
5/25/2015 Miguel Gonzalez, Bal, P
Gonzalez allowed five runs and a career-high 10 hits in four-plus innings Sunday.

Analysis: Gonzalez fell to 5-3 and will face the Rays next weekend in a favorable matchup for the righty so start him up.
5/25/2015 Giancarlo Stanton, Mia, RF
Stanton was horrendous again Sunday.

Analysis: Stanton went 0 for 3 to cap a 1-for-12 weekend. His .811 OPS is not what fantasy owners paid for.
5/25/2015 Martin Prado, Mia, 3B
Prado went 2 for 4 with a dinger on Sunday.

Analysis: Prado is 10 for 32 during a seven-game hitting streak.
5/25/2015 Christian Yelich, Mia, LF
Yelich went 2 for 4 on Sunday.

Analysis: Yelich is a .194 hitter with no potential.
5/25/2015 Marcell Ozuna, Mia, CF
Ozuna had three hits Sunday.

Analysis: Ozuna is 8 for 24 in a five-game hitting streak.
5/25/2015 Brian Dozier, Min, 2B
Dozier hit his eighth and ninth home runs Sunday against the White Sox.

Analysis: Dozier is hitting .294 with seven homers over his last 13 games.
5/25/2015 Kyle Gibson, Min, P
Gibson earned his fourth victory Sunday, limiting the Chicago White Sox to one run on a homer and three others hits over a season best-matching eight innings.

Analysis: Gibson's win was his first in eight road starts dating back to last season.
5/25/2015 Chris Carter, Hou, 1B
Carter is baseball's worst hitter.

Analysis: Carter enters Memorial Day with a .170 average that is the worst among qualifying players. He has been brutally awful.
5/25/2015 Xander Bogaerts, Bos, SS
Bogaerts hit successfully in all four at-bats Sunday against the Angels, including his fifth double of the season.

Analysis: Bogaerts owns a .412 batting average over his last 10 games.
5/25/2015 Tom Koehler, Mia, P
Koehler evened his record at 3-3 on Sunday.

Analysis: Koehler pitched 6 1-3 innings and allowed one run. He'll face the NL East rival Mets next.
5/25/2015 Mike Napoli, Bos, 1B
Napoli hit his fourth home run in three games and eighth of the season Sunday against the Angels.

Analysis: Napoli's bat has come to life - he's hitting .293 with six home runs and 14 RBIs over his last 12 games.
5/25/2015 David Lough, Bal, LF
Lough went 2 for 4 on Sunday.

Analysis: Lough is 8 for 30 on the year.
5/25/2015 Hector Santiago, LAA, P
Santiago took his third loss Sunday versus Boston, giving up three runs over 6 2-3 innings.

Analysis: Santiago fell to 0-3 in four career starts against the Red Sox.
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