Update 4:00 PM EST -
- Dustin Pedroia activated. Pedro Ciriaco (.400 BA) will DH.
- Ken Rosenthal reports Cole Hamels talks are improving.
Good morning fantasy owners! Eight afternoon games today. Set your lineups!
- Big Papi was placed on the 15-day DL yesterday with a heel injury
- Ken Rosenthal reports Carl Crawford may be on the move.
- Doug Fister struck out 10 Angels' hitters last night
- Albert Pujols hit his 17th home run of the season. Over the last 30 days, he has 7 home runs, 19 runs scored and 18 RBI with a .452 OBP.
- Cody Ross and A-Gone combined for three home runs and accounted for all 10 RBI in Boston's win over the White Sox
- Boston's Felix Doubront picked up his 10th win.
- Carlos Santana hit his first home run since May 15. That's not a typo.
- Baltimore's Tommy Hunter, just back from the minors, out-dueled Francisco Liriano, who struck out 10 more batters, on Wednesday.
- Trevor Bauer was sent back down to the minors on Wednesday night.
- Francisco Rodriguez picked up his second save, but sure does like to make things interesting.
- Cliff Lee received no run support again. Shocking.
- The Pittsburgh Pirates won again. They also hit four home runs. Who is this team?!
- Tyler Clippard was roughed up again in the 9th. Drew Storen was activated today. Rick Ankiel designated for assignment.
- Jordan Zimmermann now has nine consecutive quality starts.
- Jason Kubel returned to the Arizona lineup and hit two homers off Mat Latos.
More updates to come throughout the day or as fantasy news breaks.
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