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Date Player
6/27/2016 Ryan Braun, Mil, LF
Braun extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 2 for 4 with a triple Sunday.

Analysis: Braun is batting .424 during the streak.
6/27/2016 Bud Norris, Atl, P
Norris continued to make the most of his second chance in the Braves' rotation Sunday, allowing four hits and striking out eight with no walks in seven scoreless innings of a 5-2 win over the Mets.

Analysis: Norris went 1-4 with an 8.74 ERA in April and then was sent to the bullpen. Since returning to the rotation June 4, Norris is 2-1 with a 2.15 ERA in five starts.
6/27/2016 J.B. Shuck, CWS, RF
Shuck went 2 for 4 with his second home run in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jays.

Analysis: Shuck is batting .205 on the season, but he's smashed his first two home runs in the last two games.
6/27/2016 Melky Cabrera, CWS, LF
Cabrera showed no signs of slowing down Sunday with three more hits and an RBI in a 5-2 win over Toronto.

Analysis: Cabrera has gone 11 for 23 with two home runs and six RBIs over his last five games.
6/27/2016 Tim Anderson, CWS, SS
Anderson racked up two more hits - including his third home run - in Sunday's 5-2 win over Toronto.

Analysis: After a slow start, the rookie shortstop is batting .293 with eight extra-base hits over his last 12 games.
6/27/2016 Adonis Garcia, Atl, 3B
Garcia hit a three-run homer Sunday for his second longball in a four-game series against the Mets.

Analysis: Garcia only had one other hit in the series but drove in seven runs.
6/27/2016 Nick Markakis, Atl, RF
Markakis recorded his fourth straight two-hit game Sunday.

Analysis: Markakis has hit safely in seven straight games while batting .414.
6/27/2016 Freddie Freeman, Atl, 1B
Freeman went 3 for 3 with a solo homer, a double and two runs scored Sunday.

Analysis: Freeman is batting .453 with four homers, six doubles, a triple, nine runs and 10 RBIs over his last 13 games.
6/27/2016 Jace Peterson, Atl, 2B
Peterson went 2 for 4 on Sunday to extend his hitting streak to seven games.

Analysis: Peterson is batting .327 and has hit safely in 14 of 15 games since being recalled from the minors on June 10.
6/27/2016 Wilmer Flores, NYM, 3B
Flores went 2 for 4 with an RBI on Sunday.

Analysis: Flores is 4 for 10 over his last three games after entering that stretch in a 3-for-29 funk.
6/27/2016 James Loney, NYM, 1B
Loney extended his hitting streak to six games Sunday.

Analysis: Loney is batting .364 with four RBIs over that stretch, and his average is at .300 in 24 games since the Mets purchased his contract from the minors on May 31.
6/27/2016 Jay Bruce, Cin, RF
Bruce drove in another run Sunday with a solo homer.

Analysis: Bruce has 16 RBIs in his last 14 games and is batting .298 with four homers, five doubles and a triple during that span.
6/27/2016 Melvin Upton Jr., SD, LF
Upton reached bases two more times Sunday.

Analysis: Upton is batting .373 with four home runs and nine RBIs over his last 13 games.
6/27/2016 Josh Donaldson, Tor, 3B
Donaldson extended his outstanding stretch Sunday when he went 2 for 4 in a 5-2 loss to the White Sox.

Analysis: Donaldson is batting .431 with four homers, six doubles and 17 RBIs over his last 17 games. He's hit safely in 16 of those contests.
6/27/2016 Yangervis Solarte, SD, 3B
Solarte has reached base safely in each of his last eight games.

Analysis: Solarte is batting .370 over that stretch and is 5 for his last 11.
6/27/2016 Troy Tulowitzki, Tor, SS
Tulowitzki has gotten the bat going since his average was stuck on .199 on June 18. He belted his 11th home run in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the White Sox.

Analysis: Tulowitzki has gone 8 for 21 with three homers, two doubles and six RBIs over his last six games.
6/27/2016 Justin Verlander, Det, P
Verlander was roughed up on Sunday when he gave up eight runs and nine hits - including four home runs - over 4 2/3 innings in a 9-3 loss to the Indians.

Analysis: Verlander had been pitching well with a 5-2 record and a 2.34 ERA over his previous nine starts.
6/27/2016 Josh Tomlin, Cle, P
Tomlin stayed hot Sunday, allowing three runs over eight innings in a 9-3 win over the Tigers.

Analysis: Tomlin is now a surprising 9-1 with a 3.32 ERA in 14 starts this season.
6/27/2016 Víctor Martínez, Det, DH
Martinez got back on track with a pair of home runs in Sunday's 9-3 loss to the surging Indians.

Analysis: Martinez had been struggling with a .176 average and no extra-base hits over his previous nine games.
6/27/2016 Juan Uribe, Cle, 3B
Uribe continued his power surge with his seventh home run in Sunday's 9-3 win at Detroit.

Analysis: Uribe has belted five homers over his last seven games.
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