Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 21

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Fantasy Baseball Quick Notes for May 21
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TOP NEWS: Big Papi FINALLY hits a homer!!!

ALSO TOP NEWS: Edinson Volquez will be skipped in the rotation due to lower back spasms according to Reds manager Dusty Baker.

 

American League News 

Jacoby Ellsbury extended his hitting streak to 15 games...

Carlos Pena hit his MLB leading 14th homer of the season...

Brett Cecil gave up eight runs Wednesday night for his first loss of the season...

Justin Verlander struck out eight and gave up one run over six innings for his fourth win...

Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI, and is now batting .307...

Phil Hughes won his second game of the season after giving up six hits, one walk and a career-high nine strikeouts over five innings...

Delmon Young likely won't return to the Twins until Sunday after his mother passed away...

Grady Sizemore DH'ed again Wednesday night and Manager Eric Wedge revealed Sizemore was suffering from a sore left elbow...

Jason Varitek homered twice Wednesday night to give him seven on the season...

Brad Penny won his fourth game of the season after beating the Blue Jays 8-3...

Again, Scott Kazmir got pounded. This time it was for seven runs over four and a third innings. Kazmir's ERA is now at 7.69...

After news leaked that Mark DeRosa was on the Mets’ wish list, DeRosa went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored...

Francisco Liriano lost his fifth game of the season after giving up seven runs over four innings...

Ichiro extended his hitting streak to 14 games...

Chris Jakubauskas won his third game of the season after shutting out the Angels through six innings...

 

National League News 

Mark Reynolds stole a career-high four bases against the Marlins in game one of their double header. In game two, all Reynolds did was hit two homers...

Jose Reyes had to leave the game Wednesday night after reaggravating his right calf injury...

Aaron Harang won his fourth game of the season after striking out nine over seven innings...

Justin Upton went 4-for-7 in the double header with two three-run homers, three runs scored and a stolen base...

Jonathan Broxton saved his 11th game of the season against the Mets Wednesday night...

Wandy Rodriguez lowered his ERA to 1.83 after giving up one earned run over seven innings.  Rodriguez improved to 5-2 on the season...

Chris Carpenter, just off the DL, pitched five scoreless innings for his second win of the season...

Javier Vazquez won his fourth game of the season after allowing an unearned run over five innings...

Originally Posted At FantasyPros911.com

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