Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 7

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Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 7
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TOP NEWS: Ryan Zimmerman extended his hitting streak to 24 games Wednesday night.

AL 

Josh Hamilton, who is scheduled to come off the DL on May 12, says he's feeling stronger and is ready to go...

Because of back spasms, Bobby Abreu was the Angels DH Wednesday night...

Kevin Youkilis was out of the lineup once again Wednesday for the Red Sox with an oblique injury...

Jacoby Ellsbury's hamstring injury kept him out of Wednesday night's game against the Indians...

In what could be his final rehab game before joining the Yankees, Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-5 with a walk...

Didn't you used to be Carl Pavano? Against the Red Sox Wednesday night, Pavano surrendered two runs, struck out four and walked three over six innings for his second win of the season...

Good news for Travis Hafner as he received positive news from Dr. Andrews about his surgically repaired shoulder.  Dr. Andrews said that the pain Hafner has been experiencing is normal...

Victor Martinez extended his hitting streak to 15 games by going 3-for-5 with a homer and four RBI...

Alexei Ramirez owners have to be disappointed with the 26-year olds performance so far this season.  They are not the only ones, Manager Ozzie Guillen is planning on benching Ramirez over the next couple of games...

Daisuke Matsuzaka, suffering from shoulder fatigue, told the Red Sox he feels fine after his latest rehab start.  Dice-K will make one more rehab start before joining the Red Sox...

Roy Halladay won his sixth game of the year after beating the Angels 13-1...

Sir Sidney Ponson won his first game of the year. Can someone please explain to me how this guy has a job and Pedro Martinez does not?...

Mark Teahen, batting .307 on the season, went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and three RBI...

Andy Sonnanstine beat A.J. Burnett and the NY Yankees Wednesday night after giving up two runs over seven and a third innings...

Carl Crawford now has at least one stolen base in nine consecutive games...

Carlos Pena stuck it to his old team, the Yankees, by hitting his league leading 12th homer...

Rookie Elvis Andrus was 2-for-4 with a homer and is now batting .276...

Frank Francisco saved his ninth game of the season and is now 9-for-9 in save opportunities on the season...

Nick Markakis was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and now has three homers in his last six games...

Aaron Hill continues his hot hitting and was 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI Wednesday night...

 

NL 

Chris Carpenter, recovering from a torn left oblique, threw from a mound for the first time and did not experience any pain...

Cubs optioned RHP Jeff Samardzija to Triple-A...

Ryan Braun went 3-for-6 with a grand slam and six RBI Wednesday night...

Jon Niese, not Ken Takahashi, will start for the Mets Friday night...

Look for Matt Capps, who has been suffering from elbow problems, to return to the mound Saturday...

Derrek Lee sat out Wednesday night's game because of bulging in his neck...

Felipe Lopez , who had been bothered with an ankle injury, returned Wednesday night and went 1-for-4 with a walk and two steals...

Carlos Beltran's hitting streak ended at 16 games after going 0-for-4 against the Phillies...

Randy Johnson was hammered for seven runs in five and two-third innings...

Jorge Cantu was 3-for-4 with a homer and five RBI...

Garret Anderson, back from the DL, drove in three runs...

Oliver Perez was placed on the 15-day DL with patella tendinitis...

Albert Pujols went 4-for-4 against the Pirates Wednesday night and hit his 11th homer of the season...

When will Chris Young put it all together? Young was benched Wednesday and may get another night off tonight as he is batting .177 on the season...

Lance Berkman hit a two-run homer Wednesday night, but is still only hitting .194...

Jon Garland tossed seven shutout innings to beat Jake Peavy and the Padres...

Justin Upton homered twice, and now has four in his last five games...

Clayton Kershaw walked three and struck out five to earn his first win of the season...

Originally Posted At FantasyPros911.com

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