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Date Player
5/29/2015 Tyler Ladendorf, Oak, SS
Ladendorf is on the 60-day DL while recovering from ankle surgery.

Analysis: He is not a fantasy option.
5/28/2015 Daniel Nava, Bos, RF
Nava is on the DL with strained thumb.

Analysis: Batting .159, Nava is not a fantasy option.
5/28/2015 Rob Wooten, Mil, P
The Brewers have outrighted Wooten to Triple-A Colorado Springs, creating another opening on Milwaukee's 40-man roster as the team juggles its pitching staff.

Analysis: Milwaukee planned to call up a starter from Triple-A to take the rotation spot of Wily Peralta, who could be out at least a month with a left oblique injury.
5/28/2015 Xander Bogaerts, Bos, SS
Bogaerts left the Red Sox's game at Texas after being hit with a pitch on his left forearm.

Analysis: Bogaerts initially stayed in the game Thursday night after being hit by a pitch in the second inning. But he was removed for a pinch-hitter in the fourth.
5/28/2015 Collin Cowgill, LAA, LF
The Los Angeles Angels have placed Cowgill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, because of a sprained right wrist, which occurred while he was taking batting practice on Sunday.

Analysis: Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis reported to the team Thursday, a day after he was acquired from the New York Mets.
5/28/2015 Phil Klein, Tex, P
The Texas Rangers have recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Round Rock and optioned Klein to the Triple-A team. Texas announced the move before Thursday's game, two days before what would have been Klein's next scheduled start.

Analysis: Klein was 1-0 with an 8.25 ERA in eight games, including two starts with the team. He started Monday in Cleveland.
5/28/2015 David Ortiz, Bos, DH
Ortiz wasn't in the lineup for Thursday's series opener at Texas, following a five-game stretch when he had only one hit in 20 at-bats.

Analysis: Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated before the game that Ortiz might be out of the lineup for a couple of games, giving him a chance to work on a few things. Ortiz is hitting .216 with six home runs and 18 RBIs in 43 games this season
5/28/2015 Robinson Cano, Sea, 2B
Cano wasn't in the Seattle Mariners' lineup for the first time this season because of flu-like symptoms.

Analysis: Cano's first day off came Thursday night with the Mariners opening a four-game series against Cleveland. Manager Lloyd McClendon said the symptoms popped up overnight after the team had concluded its trip against Tampa Bay and returned to Seattle.
5/28/2015 Scott Atchison, Cle, P
The Cleveland Indians have placed Atchison on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained left ankle.

Analysis: Atchison was 1-1 with a 5.74 ERA in 19 relief appearances for the Indians this season. This is his fifth career stint on the disabled list.
5/28/2015 Andrew Cashner, SD, P
Cashner snapped a six-start winless stretch Wednesday, allowing three runs over seven innings of a 5-4 victory over the Angels.

Analysis: Cashner had been 0-5 in his previous six games despite a 3.00 ERA while receiving three runs of support over 39 innings. The five runs of support he received Wednesday tied a season high.
5/28/2015 Garrett Richards, LAA, P
Richards lost for the second time in three starts Wednesday versus San Diego, giving up five runs for the second straight outing, though only three were earned in 6 2-3 innings.

Analysis: Richards has been mediocre of late, posting a 4.43 ERA in his last three games.
5/28/2015 Justin Upton, SD, LF
Upton was 2 for 4 and recorded his 36th RBI Wednesday against the Angels.

Analysis: Upton is 13 for 37 (.351) with 11 RBIs in his last 10 contests.
5/28/2015 Will Middlebrooks, SD, 3B
Middleboroks doubled and hit his sixth homer of the season Wednesday against the Angels.

Analysis: Middlebrooks has put together six two-hit games in his last 11 contests. He recorded only two multihit games in his previous 34 games.
5/28/2015 Mike Trout, LAA, CF
Trout was 2 for 4 with his 10th double Wednesday versus San Diego.

Analysis: Trout is 13 for 36 (.361) over his last nine games.
5/28/2015 Joc Pederson, LAD, CF
Pederson was 2 for 4 Wednesday against Atlanta.

Analysis: Pederson is 10 for 24 over his last six games.
5/28/2015 Alex Guerrero, LAD, LF
Guerrero homered for the third time in four games and ninth time this season Wednesday against the Braves.

Analysis: Guerrero's nine home runs have come in only 87 at-bats.
5/28/2015 Alex Wood, Atl, P
Wood won his second straight start Wednesday against the Dodgers, yielding one run over seven innings.

Analysis: Wood is now 3-0 with a 2.37 ERA in six road outings.
5/28/2015 Zack Greinke, LAD, P
Greinke had another impressive outing Wednesday against Atlanta, limiting the Braves to one run on a solo homer and two other hits over six innings in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss.

Analysis: Greinke, who wasn't charged with the defeat, owns a 1.05 ERA over his last five starts.
5/28/2015 A.J. Pollock, Ari, CF
Pollock was 2 for 4 Wednesday at St. Louis.

Analysis: Pollock is 16 for 33 with five extra-base hits over his last nine games.
5/28/2015 Lance Lynn, StL, P
Lynn didn't record a decision in St. Louis' 4-3 win over Arizona on Wednesday, giving up two earned runs over six innings.

Analysis: Lynn is 2-1 at home with a 2.87 ERA.
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