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Pedro Alvarez went 2-for-3 with two home runs, four RBI , two runs scored and a walk against the Brewers on Saturday.
After a season's worth of struggles forced the Pirates to remove Alvarez from full-time third base duties and turn him into a platoon partner at first base, he finally woke up at the plate and turned out a performance the team had been expecting to see regularly all year long. Unfortunately for him, we're in the too little, too late stage and even a game like this won't save him. Maybe if he has say four or five more in the next week or so, it'll be different, but that's pretty doubtful.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Wilson Ramos went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the Nationals 2-1 win over the Cubs on Monday.
Ramos hit his third home run of the season on Monday to go with a .285 average, 13 runs and 21 RBI. Health has been Ramos’s biggest hindrance so far in his career as he has appeared in more than 100 games just once since he entered the league in 2010 but that has not stopped the production as he has hit 10+ home runs three times since 2011 and boasts a per 162 average of 22 home runs and 87 RBI which would make him one of the top offensive catchers in baseball. Ramos owners should keep their fingers crossed that this is the year he plays a full season as they will likely end up with one of the top catchers in fantasy. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba