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Date Player
5/25/2016 Boone Logan, Col, P
The Rockies placed Logan on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, retroactive to May 18.

Analysis: He has no fantasy value.
5/25/2016 Wil Myers, SD, 1B
Myers (forearm) drew a leadoff walk as a pinch hitter in the 10th and was pulled for a defensive replacement in the bottom half.

Analysis: The Padres have been giving Myers extended rest this week in hopes of avoiding placing him on the DL.
5/25/2016 Maikel Franco, Phi, 3B
Franco hurt his ankle Wednesday.

Analysis: Franco said he will be ready to play Friday in the Phillies' next game.
5/25/2016 Asdrubal Cabrera, NYM, SS
Cabrera was removed from the lineup after the first pitch Wednesday because of back spasms.

Analysis: He hopes to return Friday.
5/25/2016 Dustin Pedroia, Bos, 2B
Pedroia was replaced in the fifth Wednesday by Marco Hernandez for precautionary reasons after experiencing right hamstring tightness while running to second on a double.

Analysis: It does not seem serious at the moment.
5/25/2016 Brandon Belt, SF, 1B
Belt sprained his left ankle in the eighth Wednesdaywhile sliding into second base during a play that started with Brandon Crawford hitting a high popup in front of home plate.

Analysis: "We're hoping for good news with him," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.
5/25/2016 Pat Venditte, Tor, P
Toronto optioned Venditte to Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday.

Analysis: Venditte, who throws with both hands, had a 4.05 ERA in seven relief appearances.
5/25/2016 Troy Tulowitzki, Tor, SS
Tulowitzki is nursing a sore right quadriceps that kept him out of the lineup Wednesday.

Analysis: It's uncertain how much more time he will miss.
5/25/2016 Giancarlo Stanton, Mia, RF
Stanton has right side soreness and was out of the lineup for Wednesday night's game at Tampa Bay.

Analysis: "There was a little bit of this going on in spring training at different times so at this point I'm not really that concerned," Marlins manager Don Mattingly said. "Hopefully it's not something major, it's a day or two. I think that's what it was in the spring, but we'll find out." Stanton is hitting .214 with 12 homers and 26 RBIs in 43 games.
5/25/2016 Mark Teixeira, NYY, 1B
Teixeira is out of the New York Yankees' lineup against Toronto because his neck is bothering him again.

Analysis: New York manager Joe Girardi says he's concerned about the 36-year-old, who missed two games May 10-11 because of a neck issue. Girardi says the three-time All-Star told the team his neck "kind of locked up," and he was scheduled to see a doctor Wednesday evening. In the final season of a $180 million, eight-year contract, Teixeira is batting .195 with three homers, four doubles and 12 RBIs.
5/25/2016 Tony Watson, Pit, P
Watson was placed on the paternity list Wednesday.

Analysis: Watson can miss up to three days with pay while on paternity leave. The primary set-up man for closer Mark Melancon, Watson has made 10 consecutive scoreless appearances.
5/25/2016 Arquímedes Caminero, Pit, P
Caminero was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Pittsburgh Pirates, a day after he was ejected for hitting two Arizona hitters on the head with pitches.

Analysis: Caminero, who has a left quadriceps strain, hit Jean Segura on the helmet in the seventh inning, then hit Nick Ahmed in the chin during the eighth and was tossed by plate umpire Larry Vanover.
5/25/2016 George Springer, Hou, RF
Springer had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Springer enjoyed his first multihit game since May 13.
5/25/2016 Eduardo Escobar, Min, SS
Escobar had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Escobar is 5 for 8 in the series.
5/25/2016 Lorenzo Cain, KC, CF
Cain finished 4 for 5 on Tuesday.

Analysis: Cain wasn't as good Wednesday, going 0 for 3.
5/25/2016 Nomar Mazara, Tex, RF
Mazara had three hits with a jack Tuesday.

Analysis: Mazara has homered three times in his last seven games.
5/25/2016 Ian Desmond, Tex, LF
Desmond had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Desmond is at .375 in his last 17 games.
5/25/2016 José Abreu, CWS, 1B
Abreu had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Abreu has been swinging at bad pitches so this was a good sign.
5/25/2016 Francisco Lindor, Cle, SS
Lindor had three hits Tuesday.

Analysis: Lindor was sharp after a day off.
5/25/2016 Josh Tomlin, Cle, P
Tomlin moved to 7-0 on Tuesday in Chicago.

Analysis: Tomlin pitched eight sharp innings and beat Chris Sale, who fell to 9-1.
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