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Update: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is receiving a routine day off, which is why he is not in Wednesday's starting lineup.
As we reported earlier in the day, with no trade talk surrounding Ortiz and no injury news, the only legitimate answer to the question of why was a routine day off. Mike Napoli is handling the DH work Wednesday.ANALYST: Howard Bender
George Springer went 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI in the Astros 6-2 loss to the Tigers on Friday.
Springer has now collected two hits in three straight games which has helped raise his average from .195 to .214 on the season. A concussion sidelined Springer in early May but he has played well since his return, hitting .282 with six runs, two home runs and four RBI. Fantasy owners will have to deal with the low batting average as Springer is once again on pace to rank among the league leaders in strikeouts but he’s already reached double-digit stole bases and could flirt with a 30/30 season given his potential. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba