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Turner went 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBI in Friday's win over the Phillies.
The red-hot third baseman extended his current hitting streak to 14 games, raising his batting average to .381 in the process. The hit streak is even more impressive when you consider that he suffered a hand injury during the streak, but returned and didn't skip a beat. Turner has yet to record a home run this season, but his 10 doubles have kept his slugging percentage (.500) slightly above last year's mark (.493) when he hit a career-high 27 homers. While he may not reach that mark again this season, the home runs will surely be on their way as long as he continues to make hard contact 30.7 percent of the time.
Maeda (2-2) turned in a strong out Friday, tossing seven innings of two-run ball while striking out eight in a win over the Phillies.
The 29-year-old had struggled through his first four starts of the season, but he bounced back in a big way Friday. Maeda used his cutter -- a pitch he never used in 2016 -- to attack Philadelphia's left-handed batters and it resulted in his finest outing this season. This was also the first start where the righty didn't surrender a home run. After getting hit hard in tough matchups in his previous three outings, Maeda may have restored faith in fantasy owners and saved his spot in the rotation with this dominant showing. He has a favorable matchup against the Padres next Friday, a perfect situation to build off of Friday's success.
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