Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 20

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Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 20
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TOP NEWS : Big Papi returns for the Boston Red Sox and goes 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

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TOP NEWS : Kevin Youkilis will return to the Red Sox tonight.

American League News 

Chien-Ming Wang has cleared out his locker at Triple-A and is reportedly heading back to New York...

Josh Hamilton was out of the Rangers lineup with a strained right groin...

Mark Teixeira hit a two run homer Tuesday night, giving him four homers and 10 RBI over his last four games...

Alex Rodriguez homered in his fourth consecutive game...

Welcome back Dontrelle Willis!!! Willis looked great against the Rangers Tuesday night, giving up one hit over six and a third shutout innings for his first win of the season...

Tim Wakefield won his fifth game of the season allowing one run over eight innings...

Jacoby Ellsbury, now on a 14-game hitting streak, went 2-for-4 Tuesday night...

Dice-K is scheduled to come off the DL Friday for the Red Sox. The move will force Justin Masterson to the bullpen...

C.C. Sabathia won his fourth game of the season, holding the Orioles to just one run over seven innings...

James Shields gave up four hits, struck out five and walked two over eight and a third shutout innings; Shields did not factor into the decision...

Grady Sizemore was dropped to second in the batting order to take "the heat" off of Sizemore according to Manager Eric Wedge...

Kerry Wood blew a save opportunity and lost the game after getting smacked around for four runs on three hits, including back-to-back homers...

Joe Mauer hit his seventh home run of the season and is now hitting .406 on the season...

Mark Buehrle allowed one earn run over seven innings to win his sixth game of the season...

Matt Palmer, now 5-0, gave up five runs over five innings...

National League News

Carlos Zambrano will come off the DL on Friday and start against the Padres...

J.A. Happ has replaced Chan Ho Park in the Phillies rotation...

Jeff Weaver will start Wednesday's game for the Dodgers, replacing Eric Stults in the starting rotation...

Congrats to Todd Helton and Jason Kendall for collecting their 2,000 career hit...

Jair Jurrjens won his fourth game of the year Tuesday night, allowing one run and three hits over seven innings...

Cole Hamels held the Reds to three runs over six innings for his second win of the season...

Joel Pineiro hurled a complete-game three-hit shutout against the Cubs Tuesday night...

Hanley Ramirez hit his seventh homer of the season and is now batting .348...

Gerardo Parra went 2-for-4 with an RBI Tuesday night and is now 7-17 with a homer and six RBI since getting called up...

The Nationals will place Elijah Dukeson the 15-day DL. Justin Maxwell was recalled to take Dukes' place on the roster...

Chad Billingsley won his sixth game of the season, holding the Mets to three runs over six and a third innings...

Jose Reyes was back in the lineup for the Mets, after missing five games, and went 1-for-4...

Barry Zito gave up two earned runs over eight innings.  Zito has been much improved this season and is worthy a mixed-team spot in the rotation. He has allowed just 10 runs over his last 40 2/3 innings to drop his ERA to 3.62...

Originally Posted at FantasyPros911.com

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