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Mark Buehrle will have his next start pushed back to Monday.

The Jays want to give Buehrle an extra day to rest, so they simply push him back here and swap him with Marco Estrada. He is now a two-start pitcher for next week. Analysis: Howard Bender

Marco Estrada will now start on Sunday.

In an effort to get veteran Mark Buehrle a little extra rest, his start will be pushed back to Monday with Marco Estrada working Sunday. It's an unexpected second start for the week for Estrada so fantasy owners get a little bonus here. Analysis: Howard Bender

Kyle Schwarber is not in Saturday's starting lineup.

The Cubs are moving things around as they face lefty Robbie Ray. Schwarber will take a seat while Javier Baez takes over at third and Kris Bryant moves out to left field. Starlin Castro is getting the nod at second while Addison Russel stays put at short. Schwarber will be in Sunday's lineup against a right-hander. Analysis: Howard Bender

Josh Johnson (Tommy John Surgery) left Friday's rehab game after facing one hitter. Johnson left with a trainer, but the injury is not known.

That's never good news for players coming off Tommy John, as any setbacks can prove to take a long time to overcome. Hopefully Johnson is good by next spring.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Adam Jones became the first Oriole to ever record 5 consecutive 25-homer seasons.

Thats very interesting, considering the greats that have played for the Orioles over the years. Consider Jones one of them now I guess, as he has proven to be one of the more consistent bats in the bigs over his career.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

The Orioles selected the contract of Nolan Reimold from Triple-A Norfolk.

Reimold has been up and down throughout the course of this season, fitting as the number one fringe player in the O's system. He has plenty of major league experience, so expect him to transition seamlessly once getting some play in September.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Matt Barnes (elbow) threw from 120 feet Friday with no reported problems.

Not the famed NBA's Matt Barnes who famously misunderstood his relationship with Rihanna, but the Red Sox Matt Barnes seems to be getting back on track with his elbow issue. Even if he does come back healthy, he should not be considered a legitimate fantasy option.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Howie Kendrick hopes to return before the regular season ends.

The Dodgers would love to have both Puig and Kendrick back in the lineup before their playoff run, but if they can't, they will just have to live with Chase Utley at second and Scott Schebler in right for the rest of the way.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Chris Davis is 6-for-8, 5 HR, 8 RBIs in his last 8 at bats.

The numbers speak for themselves, Davis has been on an absolute tear, so much so that he is the first player to 40 home runs this season. After last season, many thought Davis was washed up, but as you can see, he can still run into some pitches in bunches.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Nolan Arenado hit his 35th HR of the season on Friday night against the Giants.

What a season it’s been for the gold glove third baseman, as he’s put up numbers this season worthy of a silver slugger. Many people like to criticize those who play in Denver, but really, when coming down to brass tax, Arenado has put up Josh Donaldson numbers without the fanfare. Consider yourself lucky if you drafted Arenado in the beginning of the spring, as he has been one of the best value picks of the season by far.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Carlos Gonzalez hit his 36th HR of the season on Friday night against the Giants.

CarGo has been on an absolute tear in the second half of the season, hitting his 26th home run since July 5th on Friday night. While his average is only in the .270’s it’s fair to expect a couple of dingers from him per week, so keep an eye on the smooth swinging outfielder for the remainder of the season.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Chris Heston picked up the loss in 5 2/3 innings on Friday night against the Rockies.

Heston was a far cry from his mid-season no-hitter form on Friday night, but he still wasn’t horrible against the Rockies. His Friday night start was much better than his last outing that saw him fail to get out of the fourth inning, so consider this a reasonable improvement. Going forward, don’t expect too much from Heston, but he is a young pitcher that seems to be working on his craft each and every fifth day.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Jorge De La Rosa picked up his 9th win of the season agains the Giants on Friday night.

De La Rosa pitched one of his best games of the season on Friday night, allowing only one run across seven innings with seven K’s against the Giants. He lowered his ERA to 4.24, nothing too impressive, but in daily formats, something of respectability if you are looking for a cheap option. Going forward, expect him to improve upon his recent run of good fortune.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

J.A. Happ tossed a seven inning shutout on Friday night against the Cardinals.

Happ tossed a seven-inning gem on Friday night, allowing zero runs on three hits across seven innings against the Pirates. He raised his record to 4-1 and lowered his season ERA to 1.57, so only expect him to get better going forward, as he has been pitching fantastic down the stretch this season. Analysis: Dom Murtha

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