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Clayton Kershaw made his second and likely final minor league rehab start on Wednesday, allowing two runs on nine hits in five innings for Double-A Chattanooga. Kershaw struck out nine and walked two.

He got hit around a little more often in this one, but the fact remains that he is healthy and ready to go. It might take him a start or two to get back to the level to which Kershaw owners have grown accustomed, but he'll get there soon enough. With a start Wednesday, Kershaw should be on-track to face the Nationals either Monday or Tuesday.ANALYST: Howard Bender

Joe Panik went 1-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored against the Braves on Thursday.

Panik is now slashing .296/.363/.432 with three home runs and 19 RBI through his first 169 at-bats as he continues to be a legitimate second baseman to own in deep league formats. Although he doesn't have the track record to back his solid start, he remains someone worth starting as long as he can maintain his above average batting average at the very least.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Hunter Pence went 1-for-4 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored against the Braves on Thursday.

Pence has returned from injury without any major setbacks as he is now slashing .294/.333/.510 with two home runs and 12 RBI through his first 51 at-bats. As he gets back up to speed his power production should pick up so he remains a must-start in all formats until further notice.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Chris Heston tossed 7 1/3 shutout innings allowing just four hits and one walk while striking out six batters against the Braves on Thursday.

After allowing a total of 11 earned just over his previous two starts Heston got himself back on track Thursday as he managed to pitch a shutout through 7 1/3 innings. He is now sitting 5-3 with a 3.82 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and a 49:15 K:BB rate through his first 10 starts, but until he shows he can be consistent he is far from being an everyday starter outside of NL-only leagues. Heston will look to keep up the pace when he takes on the Pirates on Tuesday. Analysis: Matthew Beck

Shelby Miller allowed just one run on five hits and one walk while striking out one batters over seven innings against the Giants on Thursday.

Despite taking the loss on Thursday night Miller once again had himself a great game as he managed to allow just one run through seven innings. He has now allowed two earned run or less in each of his first 10 starts this season while sitting 5-2 with a 1.48 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and a 49:18 K:BB rate through 67 innings. The Braves new staff ace will look to keep the ball rolling when he takes on the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Analysis: Matthew Beck

Justin Upton went 2-for-3 with one RBI and a run scored against the Pirates on Thursday.

Upton has now logged two hits in four of his last five games as he is slashing .299/.362/.554 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI through his first 177 at-bats with the Padres. Even if his production was to regress slightly as the season progresses, Upton still remains one of the elite outfield options to own as he enters the prime of his career.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Ian Kennedy was shelled for seven runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out five batters over 3 2/3 innings against the Pirates on Thursday.

Kennedy has endured a disastrous start to his season as he is now sitting 2-5 with a 7.15 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and a 37:14 K:BB rate through his first 39 innings. His major problem has been with the long ball as he has now allowed 12 home runs in that stretch and until he starts getting the ball down more in the zone fantasy owners should be hesitant to start him on most occasions. He will look to get himself back on track when he takes on the Marlins on Tuesday.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

A.J. Burnett allowed five runs (four earned) on eight hits and two walks while striking out six batters over 5 2/3 innings against the Padres on Thursday.

Despite having his worst start of the season on Thursday night Burnett managed to improve to 5-1 as he now sitting on a 1.81 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and a 59:20 K:BB rate through 64 2/3 innings. Clearly his hot start was not going to last all season long, but until the wheels fall completely off he is a must-start in all formats every time he toes the rubber. He will look to stay on track when he takes on the Giants on Tuesday. Analysis: Matthew Beck

Starling Marte went 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a pair of runs scored against the Padres on Thursday.

Marte is now slashing .279/.333/.517 with 10 home runs, 33 RBI and seven steals through his first 172 at-bats. Although he is still striking out at a high rate (47 K) as long as the power stroke remains consistent he will be a great outfielder to own the rest of the way.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Jung Ho Kang went 1-for-5 connecting on his third home run of the season with three RBI against the Padres on Thursday.

Kang has gotten off to a hot start in his first year with the Pirates as he is now slashing .308/.371/.462 with three home runs and 17 RBI through his first 104 at-bats. The sample size might be small, but as long as he continues to see regular at-bats he is a solid start in deep league formats.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a pair of runs scored against the Padres on Thursday.

McCutchen has really started to turn the corner of last as he has now logged multiple hits in four of his last six games while driving in six runs in that stretch. He is now slashing .272/.364/.473 with seven home runs and 29 RBI on the season but we should start to see more production from him after a slow start to the year.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Dustin Ackley went 1-for-4 connecting on his fourth home run of the season with two RBI against the Indians on Thursday.

Despite clubbing his fourth home run of the season on Thursday night Ackley remains far from being a fantasy option as he is now slashing .182/.220/.327 with just nine RBI through 110 at-bats. Even if he starts to see regular at-bats he will need to produce more before being trusted among fantasy circles.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Cody Allen earned his 10th save of the season after tossing a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts against the Mariners on Thursday.

Allen has struggled at times for the Indians this season but has managed to convert 10 of his first 11 save chances which secures his job at least for short term purposes. Unless the wheels fall completely off Allen remains a must-start in all fantasy formats.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Corey Kluber allowed three runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out 13 batters over seven innings against the Mariners on Thursday.

Kluber is now sitting 3-5 with a 3.52 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and a 96:13 K:BB rate through his first 11 starts as he continues to be one of the most dominant pitchers in all of baseball. Despite some struggles early on, Kluber has settled down enough to rejoin the elite class of pitchers and remains a must-start every time out. He will look to stay on track when he takes on the Royals on Wednesday. Analysis: Matthew Beck

Brandon Moss went 2-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and a pair of runs scored against the Mariners on Thursday.

Moss has struggled in his first year with the Indians as he is now slashing .227/.300/.447 with eight home runs and 28 RBI through his first 150 at-bats. Although the power numbers remain solid, he will need to work on his batting average to be the player we saw while in Oakland.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Jason Kipnis went 2-for-4 with two RBI against the Mariners on Thursday.

Kipnis has been on a tear this season as he is now slashing .345/.416/.536 with five home runs and 24 RBI through 194 at-bats. Considering he has been hitting atop the lineup his power numbers will likely remain down but as long as he continues to him for average he remains a must-start at the keystone in all fantasy formats.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

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