UPDATES & NEWS
Jonathan Papelbon earned his fourth save of the season with a perfect ninth inning against the Braves on Thursday. He struck out two.
This nut job is a closer fantasy owners and baseball fans alike love to hate, but don't get it twisted as Papelbon may have his struggles at times but like Joe Nathan of the Tigers his leash is as long as a gentleman out celebrating his bachelor party, there is likely no way the bride is going to stop the marriage with this much invested and no one on standby. ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Cameron Maybin went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Tuesday’s 7-1 loss to the Mets.
Maybin is seeing plenty of time in center field for the Braves right now, as he is a strong defensive player with exceptional range. At the plate, he has been anything but consistent, going just 4-for-28 over the last eight games. However, Maybin has displayed an unexpected power stroke, as three of those hits have left the yard. With enough at-bats, the fleet-footed 28 year old could have a shot at 15/15 production with regards to homers and steals. Analysis: Nate Miller