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Curtis Granderson needs to find his power stroke again.
Ryan Cook, RP, Oakland Athletics
Cook looked awful his last time out against the San Francisco Giants. He failed to record an out and was ultimately charged with four earned runs and a blown save in a game the A's lost 5-4.
If he has another outing like that one, Bob Melvin may have to change closers. Again.
Adam Dunn, 1B/DH, Chicago White Sox
Dunn is just three for his last 28 with no extra-base hits, one RBI and 15 strikeouts. He's suddenly looking like the 2011 version of himself, and the White Sox can't have that lasting for long.
Curtis Granderson, CF, New York Yankees
Granderson has three hits in his last 24 at-bats with no home runs and one RBI. The Yankees need him to rediscover his power stroke. If history is any indication, he soon will.
Nick Hagadone, RP, Cleveland Indians
Hagadone had yet another disastrous outing on Sunday. He's allowed 15 earned runs all season, nine of which have come in his last four outings. The Indians need him to snap out of it, especially with their starting rotation experiencing some issues recently.
Luke Hochevar, SP, Kansas City Royals
Amazingly, the Royals are only six games out of first in the AL Central. They'll be looking to stay within striking distance this week. Luke Hochevar can help the cause by giving them quality innings in his two starts.
Phil Hughes, SP, New York Yankees
Hughes allowed four home runs in his last start against the Atlanta Braves. He'll look to redeem himself in his starts against the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.
Tommy Hunter, SP, Baltimore Orioles
Hunter has had a rough go of things over the last six weeks or so. Unfortunately for him, he has to start against the Angels and Indians this week, and he's going to be opposed by C.J. Wilson and Justin Masterson.
Russell Martin, C, New York Yankees
Martin is just four for his last 35 ever since his big walk-off home run against the New York Mets a couple weeks ago.
Jason Vargas, SP, Seattle Mariners
Vargas allowed 10 earned runs and five home runs his last time out. He'll be looking for redemption this week with starts lined up against the Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox.
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