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Blake Griffin will not play Wednesday vs Portland. He will serve a one-game suspension for his 16th technical foul.

I'd expect Glen Davis to get the bulk of the minutes with the absence of Griffin from the Clippers lineup in Wednesday's finale. We could see other starters like Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan sit the bench tonight as well.ANALYST: Drew Phelps

Jung Ho Kang went 3-for-5 with a solo home run in the Pirates 10-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday.

Kang hit his seventh home run of the season on Wednesday to go with 36 runs, 33 RBI, five stolen bases and a .295 average. After hitting 40 home runs in Korea many wondered how well his game would transfer when he arrived to the majors and while the power decline was expected he has shown the ability to hit for a good average and owns a solid .811 OPS. Kang has shortstop eligibility in most leagues and given how shallow the position they have to be thrilled with his production to this point given his uncertainty.  Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in the Pirates 10-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday.

McCutchen launched his 14th home run of the season on Wednesday to go with 54 runs, 64 RBI, five stolen bases and a .290 batting average. After a slow start to the season McCutchen has really turned it on and those who drafted him with an early first round pick are finally getting their returns. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Francisco Liriano allowed three runs (two earned) on 10 hits while striking out four over 5.2 innings in the Pirates 10-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday.

Liriano was not at his best on Wednesday but the Pirates offense put up 10 runs of support to get him his seventh win of the season. The two earned runs brings his season ERA to 2.92 as he continues to be a legitimate fantasy option whenever he takes the mound. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Miguel Sano went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the Twins 10-4 loss to the Pirates on Wednesday.

The two hit effort raised Sano's batting average to .299 on the year to go with 10 runs, three home runs and 13 RBI. The 22 year old rookie has not shown any signs of struggles with major league pitching and while he is still striking out plenty his overall production has not suffered. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Ervin Santana allowed eight runs (six earned) on eight hits while walking four and striking out three over 5.2 innings in the Twins 10-4 loss to the Pirates on Wednesday.

Santana was hit hard on Wednesday as he allowed two home runs one his way to six earned over 5.2 innings. The loss was his first of the season and bring his record to 2-1 while his ERA rose to 3.78. Santana has made five starts since returning from his suspension but has been either really good or really bad having allowed just two total runs in three of the five but 12 earned runs in the remaining two. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Mike Napoli went 2-for-3 with a home run, double, two RBI, walk and a run on Wednesday against the White Sox.

Napoli picked up his 12th home run of the season and increased his RBI total to 37 on the season. This year has been a rough one with his OPS sitting at .693, but Napoli could help a contender if the Red Sox decide to move him before the Friday deadline.  Analysis: Rob Trayah

Rick Porcello gave up ten hits and six run over two innings of work and picked up the loss on Wednesday.

To say Rick Porcello was not sharp on Wednesday, that would be offensive to sharp. Ten hits and six outs later, Porcello was yanked and fell to 5-11 on the year. Adam Eaton took him yard in the first at-bat of the game and Chicago never stopped hitting Porcello. It was a setback after three straight good starts where Boston fans continue to wonder how Porcello was given such a big extension, before throwing a pitch in Boston. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Panthers have signed G Davonte Wallace.

Wallace last played for Miami. His signing with fellow offensive linesman Tony Hill brings the Carolina roster to the maximum 90 players. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson

Cameron Lawrence was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday after he cleared waivers after being waiver-injured.

Lawrence played mostly on special teams in 2014. The signing of Andrew Gachkar, a five year special teams veteran, likely led to the move to put Lawrence on the IR. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson

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