MLB Recent Player News
|9/21/2014||Dallas Keuchel, P (Hou)||Keuchel gave up one run in eight innings and matched a season high with eight strikeouts in a 10-1 win over Seattle on Saturday.
Analysis: Keuchel (12-9, 2.93 ERA) is 2-0 with a 2.02 ERA in his last five outings and has allowed two runs in 15 innings while winning back-to-back starts.
|9/21/2014||Chris Tillman, P (Bal)||Tillman limited Boston to two runs over seven innings in Saturday's 7-2 victory, notching his 13th win of the season.
Analysis: Tillman is 6-0 with a 1.79 ERA over his last 10 starts.
|9/21/2014||David Ortiz, DH (Bos)||Ortiz hit his 35th home run in a 7-2 loss at Baltimore on Saturday.
Analysis: Ortiz is closing his season in strong fashion, having hit .340 over his last 28 contests with nine homers and 20 RBIs.
|9/21/2014||Adam Jones, CF (Bal)||Jones hit his 26th and 27th homers of the year in a 7-2 win over Boston on Saturday.
Analysis: Jones had connected for only two home runs in his previous 32 contests prior to his third multihomer performance of the season Saturday.
|9/21/2014||Marcus Stroman, P (Tor)||Stroman notched his fourth win in five starts Saturday in a 6-3 victory over the Yankees. He gave up two runs while striking out seven in six innings of work.
Analysis: Stroman owns a 2.86 ERA over his last five starts after surrendering five earned runs in three of his previous four outings.
|9/21/2014||Edwin Encarnacion, 1B (Tor)||Encarnacion was 3 for 5 with his 27th double in a 6-3 win over the Yankees on Saturday.
Analysis: Encarnacion has driven in nine runs over his last 10 games.
|9/21/2014||Jose Bautista, RF (Tor)||Bautista hit his 34th home run and second in three games in a 6-3 win over the Yankees on Saturday.
Analysis: Bautista drove in four RBIs in the first three games of this four-game set with New York after driving in just one run in his previous seven contests.
|9/21/2014||James Shields, P (KC)||Shields lost for the first time in five starts Saturday, giving up three runs over 6 2-3 innings of a 3-2 loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Shields still owns an impressive 1.75 ERA over his last five contests.
|9/21/2014||Max Scherzer, P (Det)||Scherzer recorded his 17th win of the season in Detroit's 3-2 victory at Kansas City on Saturday, limiting the Royals to a run over seven innings.
Analysis: Scherzer had been 1-1 with a 5.12 ERA over his last five road starts, so it was nice for him to reverse that troubling trend.
|9/21/2014||Torii Hunter, RF (Det)||Hunter collected his sixth straight two-hit game Saturday while hitting his 17th homer of the season in a 3-2 win at Kansas City.
Analysis: Hunter has hit .362 with 16 RBIs over his last 26 contests.
|9/21/2014||Alcides Escobar, SS (KC)||Escobar was 4 for 5 in a 3-2 loss to Detroit on Saturday.
Analysis: Escobar remains red hot, going 11 for 29 with five runs scored over his last seven contests.
|9/21/2014||Jered Weaver, P (LAA)||Weaver allowed three runs over seven innings to beat Texas 8-5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Weaver has won three consecutive starts and five of his last six. His 18 victories leads the AL.
|9/21/2014||Mike Trout, CF (LAA)||Trout crushed his 35th homer in Saturday's 8-5 win over Texas.
Analysis: Trout is batting .364 with 10 extra-base hits - four homers - and 18 runs scored over a 13-game stretch.
|9/21/2014||Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (LAD)||Gonzalez went 2 for 5 with a pair of homers and five RBIs in Saturday's 8-7 loss at Wrigley Field.
Analysis: Gonzalez leads the majors with 111 RBIs.
|9/21/2014||Chris Coghlan, LF (ChC)||Coghlan went 4 for 4 with a pair of homers in Saturday's 8-7 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Coghlan is 7 for 10 with five runs scored through the first three of this four-game set.
|9/21/2014||Corey Dickerson, CF (Col)||Dickerson went 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs in Saturday's win over Arizona.
Analysis: Dickerson has hit safely in six straight, going 9 for 21 with two homers, two triples and seven RBIs.
|9/21/2014||Josh Rutledge, SS (Col)||Rutledge went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer in Saturday's 5-1 win over Arizona.
Analysis: Rutledge has hit safely in six straight, going 9 for 25 with three RBIs and five runs scored.
|9/21/2014||Curtis Granderson, RF (NYM)||Granderson went 2 for 4 with his 19th homer in Saturday's win at Atlanta.
Analysis: Granderson is batting .340 with 10 extra-base hits and 13 RBIs over a 15-game stretch.
|9/21/2014||Jonathon Niese, P (NYM)||Niese allowed two runs over 7 1-3 innings to win 4-2 at Atlanta on Saturday.
Analysis: Niese improved to 1-1 with a 2.14 ERA over his last three starts.
|9/21/2014||Jose Altuve, 2B (Hou)||Altuve got two hits in Saturday's 10-1 win over Seattle, giving 218 this season.
Analysis: Altuve tied Rod Carew for most by a second baseman since 1934. Carew reached the feat in 1974 with Minnesota. The Houston Astros second baseman, who leads the majors in hits and with a .344 average, is batting .465 (20 for 43) in his last 10 games.
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