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Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, and a run scored to help propel the White Sox over the Indians 7-3.

Ramirez has his fantasy owners licking their chops too as he has already driven in nine runs in just 10 games something that took him 43 games to accomplish last season. ANALYST: Michael Pichan

Torii Hunter went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

Hunter was the only Minnesota Twin to do any sort of damage with the bat today. His home run was one of just three hits the team could muster, providing the lone Minnesota run on the afternoon. He hasn’t hit more than 20 homers since 2011 (23), but he seems poised to surpass 20 round trippers this season. Analysis: Colby Conway

Ervin Santana allowed three earned runs on six hits while walking three and striking out two in six innings of work against the Blue Jays on Monday.

Santana has a 2-2 record and 3.89 ERA on the season since joining the Twins. A big part of Santana’s success this season has to do with limiting the home run. In his two wins this season, he allowed zero homers in 15 2/3 shutout innings. However, in non-winning starts, he has surrendered eight home runs. He surrendered two today, one to Josh Donaldson and the other to Ryan Goins, but he pitched well enough to earn the quality start. He will face the Cleveland Indians on Saturday in his next start. Analysis: Colby Conway

Ryan Goins went 2-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and one run scored on Monday against the Twins.

Goins will continue to serve as a regular player up the middle for Toronto while Devon Travis is on the disabled list. However, upon Travis’ return, Goins will return to the bench and only play when Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson or Travis need a break. Even with his .228 average, he is nothing more than a punt play in DFS. Analysis: Colby Conway

Josh Donaldson went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two RBI and one run scored on Monday against the Twins.

When it comes to third baseman this year, Donaldson has been everything and then some. He is posting MVP-type numbers and is a legitimate contender at this juncture of the season. He is hitting .293 with 27 homers, 77 RBI and 74 runs scored. It goes without saying, but it’s very wise to just leave him in your lineup. Analysis: Colby Conway

David Price allowed one earned run on three hits while walking two and striking out 11 in eight innings against the Twins on Monday.

Price dazzled in his team debut and he showed everyone why the team gave up what they did to acquire him. Toronto finally has an ace to go along with that powerful offense, making them a team to be reckoned with down the stretch run. Price is now 10-4 with a 2.45 ERA on the season and he is a legitimate No. 1 starter in all formats. His next start will come on Saturday against the New York Yankees. Analysis: Colby Conway

Athletics recall Arnold Leon from Triple-A Nashville.

Leon was sent down in a move that saw Coco Crisp reinstated from the DL. Leon wasn't a fantasy relevant player anyway, so no harm no foul.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Athletics reinstate Coco Crisp (neck) from the 15-day disabled list.

Crisp figures to see plenty of time in the A's outfield, likely in a platoon, as they will rotate players through on a daily basis in true Billy Beane form. Expect adequate production from the veteran OF, but keep an eye on the daily lineups before playing him, as his on and off days might be erratic.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Kyle Schwarber is not in the Cubs lineup on Monday.

Manager Joe Maddon has made it abundantly clear that Schwarber isn't going anywhere, even when Miguel Montero completes his rehab assignment. Monday night simply appears to be regular rest for the young backstop, so David Ross is catching instead and batting seventh. On FanDuel, Ross is listed at a very affordable $2,200, so he might worth a look in daily formats considering the starting nod tonight.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Steelers rookie CB Senquez Golson may need season-ending shoulder surgery.

Golson was considered one of the steals of the draft leaving Chicago in early May, considering he led the SEC in interceptions last season, and has a resume of impressive production throughout his career at Ole Miss. This will prove to be a big blow for a revamped Steelers defense this season.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

David Amerson suffered a shoulder injury in Monday's practice.

This is not a good sign for the young corner, who regressed mightily last season, grading out as one of the worst CB's in the league last season. If he wanted to get back in the coaching staff's favor, training camp was going to be the place to do it, but unfortunately he was injured on Monday afternoon. The good news here is that the injury doesn't seem to be too serious, so he might have a chance to prove himself going forward.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

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