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Adrian Beltre went 3-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and a run scored durign the Rangers' 8-3 loss to the Orioles on Tuesday.

Though he's hitting .302 on the year, the actual power production from Beltre is a little underwhelming. The home run was just his sixth of the year and his first in nine games while his one RBI was his first in his last eight. His strikeout rate is a little high for what he usually provides and his increased ground ball rate isn't exactly helping his power totals. Obviously there's plenty of time to turn things around, so don't go selling on him too soon here.ANALYST: Howard Bender

Jonathan Broxton is no longer the Brewers setup man.

Manager Craig Counsell believes that his relievers are interchangeable and he doesn;t need to designate anyone in particular as a primary set-up man. Broxton will work with Jeremy Jeffers, Michael Blazek and Corey Knebel as the team's right-handers with no one working designated innings moving forward. It makes predicting holds a little more difficult here. Analysis: Howard Bender

Jose Abreu is headed to the hospital for X-rays on his finger Saturday.

Abreu left Friday's game with an irritation on his index finger. The x-rays seem precautionary at this point, but the team wants to get a full work-up on him just to play it safe. He is unlikely to play Saturday but we should receive an update on his condition at some point during the day. Analysis: Howard Bender

Daniel McCullers lost 15 pounds and said, that at his current weight of 350, he felt a difference the first week of organized team activities.

It's comforting to know that when you're that big, losing a quick 15 pounds can even be felt. Perhaps it will inspire him to lose a little more. McCullers is there for his run-stopping ability so if a little weight loss can give him a little bit quicker of a step without losing any strength, then he should continue down this path. Analysis: Howard Bender

Matt Harvey downplayed 'dead arm' talk after the Mets loss to the Marlins Friday.

While Harvey fanned 11 during Friday's game, he did look reasonably hittable as he allowed four earned runs over eight innings. He's now allowed 11 runs over his last two starts (12 innings) and could be getting a bit fatigued. The Mets have handled his recovery extremely well, but they may have to force him to back off a little right now if they want to extend him through the whole season. The "dead arm" issues cannot be ignored and fantasy owners relying on him to be their ace should definitely be concerned. Analysis: Howard Bender

Yan Gomes is expected to start behind the plate on Saturday and Sunday.

The Indians have been easing Gomes back into action, but with the off-day Monday, they'd like to try him out behind the plate on back-to-back days. If he gets through this "test" unscathed then he should see the majority of work behind the dish next week. Analysis: Howard Bender

Orioles signed RHP Mikey O'Brien to a minor-league deal.

O'Brien had just been released by the Rays organization after he posted a 5.68 ERA over 25 1/3 innings for Double-A Montgomery. The Orioles have assigned him to Double-A Bowie though he's not really a name you should have to know. Analysis: Howard Bender

Ben Revere will split time in right field with Jeff Francoeur now that Cody Asche has returned from the minors.

Tough to understand how the Phillies expect this to be productive for them. Asche has been in the minors for the last few weeks learning to play the outfield but his bat has never warranted full-time plate appearances. Handing him the full-time job in left field seems a little silly. But that's what they're doing so fantasy owners need to adjust. Revere's playing time will lessen even more and the Phillies will add another gaping hole in the lineup.  Analysis: Howard Bender

Mike Bolsinger allowed two earned runs on seven hits while walking three and striking out three over six innings in the Dodgers 3-0 loss to the Cardinals on Friday.

Bolsinger suffered his first loss of the season on Friday but it was not due to a poor performance as he notched his third straight quality start. In five outings this season Bolsinger is 3-1 with a 1.15 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and 25 strikeouts over 31.1 innings. Bolsinger got his first taste of major league action in 2014 and struggled over 10 games (nine starts), going 1-6 with a 5.50 ERA so it will be interesting to see if he can maintain this level of success going forward. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Kolten Wong went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs and one stolen base in the Cardinals 3-0 win over the Dodgers on Friday.

Wong is enjoying a strong month of May which sees him hitting .333 with 20 runs, five home runs, 16 RBI and two stolen bases. Wong has moved into the leadoff spot for the Cardinals which should all but guarantee a 100 run season to go with his 20hr/20sb potential at the second base position. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Trevor Rosenthal tossed a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 14th save of the season in the Cardinals 3-0 win over the Dodgers on Friday.

Rosenthal has been impressive this season as he notched his 14th save to go with a 0.77 ERA, 0.99 WHIP and 25 strikeouts over 23.1 innings. Coming off a season where he finished with an impressive 45 saves Rosenthal is already on pace to exceed that total given his current pace. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

John Lackey tossed seven shutout innings on Friday, allowing just five hits while walking one and striking out nine in the Cardinals 3-0 win over the Dodgers.

Lackey struggled a bit following his trade to the Cardinals last season, going 3-3 with a 4.30 ERA over 10 starts but through his first 10 starts in 2015 he is off to a great start with a 3-3 record and a 2.83 ERA. Lackey is in the final year of his contract but is pitching for the veteran minimum due to a clause in his contract with the Red Sox which safeguarded them in case he was forced to miss time due to Tommy John surgery. Lackey is certainly pitching like a man looking for one final contract before he calls is a career and pitcher with that type of motivation should be highly productive. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Chris Carter went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the Astros 6-3 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

Carter has a six game hitting streak going which has helped raise his batting average from .157 to .185. Carter owners have to understand the type of player he is and know that while he has outstanding power there will be plenty of strikeouts and a low batting average. Those hoping for a repeat performance of 2014 should be reminded that he had 13 home runs and a .184 batting average heading into July before mashing 24 home runs over the final three months of the season. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Lance McCullers allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits while walking two and striking out seven over 4.1 innings in the Astros 6-3 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

McCullers found himself working out of jams for the majority of his outing on Friday but was able to escape them without too much harm being done but after loading the bases in the fifth inning he was replaced by reliever Joe Thatcher. McCullers has struggled a bit with efficiency during his first three major league starts, having only made it out of the fifth inning in just one start but despite the high pitch counts he has been able to limit any potential damage. Overall McCullers is 1-0 with a 2.40 ERA while striking out 18 over 15.0 innings. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Gordon Beckham went 1-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored in the White Sox 6-3 win over the Astros on Friday.

Beckham entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning but made his impact felt with an 8th inning home run off reliever Chad Qualls to tie the game at 3-3. For the season Beckham is hitting .260 with eight runs, three home runs and 13 RBI as he finds himself in a utility role off the bench. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

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