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Ryon Healy (B1, Oak)

Ryon Healy went 1-for-3 with a two-run single and a walk in Sunday's 9-5 loss to the Yankees.


Healy opened the scoring on the day by roping a hit to left in the second that plated Khris Davis and Yonder Alonso. The slugging infielder has hit safely in 13 of the last 14 games and has now matched his April RBI total (10), with six of those runs having been driven in over the last five contests.

Lance McCullers (6-1) allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits (one homer) while walking two and striking out eight over six innings in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Orioles.


McCullers settled down nicely after allowing all three of his runs in his first two innings. The impressive right-hander snapped his streak of 22 scoreless innings by giving up a two-run dinger to Jonathan Schoop in the first inning, but McCullers was able to win his fourth straight in the end. The 23-year-old allowed five runs twice in April but hasn't allowed more than two runs in any of his six May starts and posted four straight scoreless outings before this one. There aren't many hurlers throwing better than McCullers this season, and with his 10.1 K/9, he's one of the higher-ceiling starters around.

Yulieski Gurriel (B1, Hou)

Yulieski Gurriel went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Orioles.


Gurriel has seen his average drop from .329 to .263 in the month of May, but the Cuban has shown flashes of intrigue with four long balls and 17 RBI in 170 plate appearances. He has room to grow with just a 2.4 percent walk rate, but the fact that he's striking out under 15 percent of the time is good news for the 32-year-old. Gurriel is more of a part-time player on a crowded Houston roster, so he's really only useful right now for bench depth in deeper formats.

Marwin Gonzalez (B1, Hou)

Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in Sunday's 8-4 win over Baltimore.


Gonzalez has now reached base safely in 21 straight games and has an American League-best .381 average in May to raise his impressive line to .299/.394/.632. The super-utility man also leads Houston with 30 RBI and is tied with George Springer with 11 long balls. Those are impressive numbers considering how potent Houston's lineup is with the best record in baseball. Gonzalez should continue to see playing time somewhere for the Astros if he keeps up this pace.

George Springer (O, Hou)

George Springer went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Orioles.


The long ball was Springer's 11th on the season and second in as many games to help raise his slash line up to .243/.322/.464 on the year. After a rough stretch in mid-May, the young outfielder has recorded two hits apiece in each of his last three games and could be starting a new hot streak. The fact that Springer is well on his way to his first 30-homer season is great, but his fantasy owners must be worried about his zero steals in two attempts.

Ashler (1-3) allowed six runs on six hits (one home run) while walking one and striking out one over just two innings in Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Astros.


It wasn't a good first start as he takes Ubaldo Jimenez's rotation spot. Asher had allowed four runs combined in his previous two starts this year, and his ERA rose to 3.77 in the 54-pitch effort. The right-hander may not be long for the rotation himself with just 23 strikeouts in 31 innings so far this season. Because he's been pitching in relief, Asher provides little upside with his inability to go deep into games, too.

Gorkys Hernandez started in the left field and went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI in Sunday's 7-1 win over the Braves.


The veteran outfielder got a rare start in left field due to his success – albeit in a small sample size – against R.A. Dickey (2-for-7 with a home run). The move paid off, as Hernandez delivered two hits and produced two runs for a struggling Giants offense. Despite injuries opening up playing time in the outfield, the 29-year-old is unlikely to see a regular role due to his paltry ,173 batting average.

Chris Davis (B1, Bal)

Chris Davis went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Sunday's 8-4 loss to Houston.


You have to take the good with the bad when it comes to the all-or-nothing power bat of Davis. The hitless night drops the slugger's average to .228 on the season, but he does have 10 homers in 196 plate appearances. His career-high 37.8 strikeout percentage isn't doing his owners any favors besides his homer output, and he also has a disappointing 18 RBI. Davis' power is a constant, but nothing else is a guarantee with him.

Jonathan Schoop (B2, Bal)

Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-4 with his seventh home run of the year, a run scored and three RBI in Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Astros.


Schoop has been on a bit of a tear of late and has homered in two of his last four games to raise his triple-slash line to a respectable .275/.326/.479 with 22 RBI and 23 runs scored in 184 plate appearances. The 25-year-old should continue to be a solid source of power from the second base position in a potent Baltimore lineup.

Johnny Cueto (5-4) turned in a quality start Sunday, firing six innings of one-run ball while striking out eight in a win over the Braves.


It was a nice bounceback performance from the 31-year-old after he gave up nine runs over his last two outings. Cueto was dealing with blisters on his throwing hand in his last start, but he was able to pitch through the minor ailment with little resistance Sunday. The veteran still owns a sub-par – by his standards – 4.37 ERA, but a 3.54 xFIP indicates that there are better days ahead for the Giants' interim ace.

David Robertson pitched a perfect two-thirds of the ninth inning in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Tigers to earn his seventh save of the season.


Robertson now has back-to-back saves after closing out Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader. The right-hander has given up just two runs this month and is 7-for-8 in save chances while sporting an impressive 12.5 K/9. His value could only increase this summer, as contending teams like the Nationals look to the trade market to beef up their bullpen. Chicago has a good chance of being sellers, with Robertson a top target.

Miguel Gonzalez (4-5) allowed three runs on six hits while walking none and fanning six over 7.2 innings in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Tigers.


The 33-year-old right-hander took a perfect game into the seventh inning to snap his five-start losing streak. Gonzalez consistently got ahead of hitters all day and retired his first 18 hitters before Andrew Romine led off with a single. The streak to begin the game was the longest by a Chicago starter since Chris Sale retired his first 19 against the Angels on May 12 2013. Gonzalez lowered his ERA to 4.43 but still has a concerning 5.57 K/9 in 63 innings. The right-hander is purely a matchup play in deep mixed and AL-only leagues, and a risky one at that.

Todd Frazier (B3, ChW)

Todd Frazier went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Tigers.


The home run was just Frazier's sixth on the year. It's been a very disappointing season for the 31-year-old, and he's slashing an embarrassing .186/.305/.364 to date. Another 40-home run season is in jeopardy, but there's hope for a rebound due to his incredibly low .194 BABIP. Frazier has always been more of an all-or-nothing bat, though, so you know what you're getting. There's buy-low potential here, however.

Austin Barnes went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a pair of runs scored in Sunday's win over the Cubs.


The veteran catcher received his lone start of the week in place of Yasmani Grandal and delivered at the plate. Barnes has been effective as a backup, slashing .264/.381/.528 in 63 plate appearances.

Jordan Zimmermann (4-4) allowed seven runs on eight hits (three home runs) while walking one and striking out three over five innings in Sunday's 7-3 loss to the White Sox.


It's just not getting any better for Zimmermann. The ugly performance raised his season ERA to 6.47, and he's now given up more than three runs in eight of his 10 starts in 2017. The right-hander has now allowed four runs or more in all but one of his five May starts, and he gave up five runs three separate times in April. Combine that with an unsightly 34:17 K:BB in 55.2 frames and Zimmermann is one to avoid, even in deep AL-only leagues right now. His spot in Detroit's rotation could be in jeopardy.

Franklin Gutierrez (O, LAD)

Franklin Gutierrez left Sunday's game in the first inning with an illness, MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports.


The illness is being reported as the same gastrointestinal/autoimmune problems that caused the veteran slugger to miss the entire 2014 season. While an official timetable hasn't been released yet, it sounds like Gutierrez could be sidelined for a while.

Brandon Kintzler allowed two runs on three hits while walking one and striking out two in two-thirds of an inning for his second blown save of the year in Sunday's 8-6 extra-innings loss to Tampa Bay.


Kintzler blew his first save back on May 5, but he surrendered a run in his last outing Saturday night as well. Back-to-back poor outings have lifted his ERA to a still-respectable 2.78. Despite a shaky 6.4 K/9 and lack of typical closer stuff, the 32-year-old has a pretty firm grib on the closer role. Long-time Minnesota closer Glen Perkins (shoulder) is probably Kintzler's biggest threat, but the left-hander is still on the rehab trail and must prove he's healthy and effective to have any shot at reclaiming his job.

Cody Bellinger (O, LAD)

Cody Bellinger's lone hit in four at-bats was a three-run home run off of Jon Lester in Sunday's 9-4 win over the Cubs.


The rookie's 10th homer of the season was also his third off of a southpaw. Bellinger has actually experienced a little more success against lefties this season (.300/.364/.600 in 33 plate appearances) compared to right-handers (.263/.341/.575 in 91 plate appearances). This all but ensures that the 21-year-old will not fall into a platoon anytime soon. Bellinger continues to be one of the more pleasant fantasy surprises of the 2017 season.

Kennys Vargas (B1, Min)

Kennys Vargas went 0-for-8 with four strikeouts in Sunday's 8-6 loss to the Rays in 15 innings.


The ugly performance lowered Vargas' slash line to .258/.280/.483 in 93 plate appearances. The switch-hitting power bat has managed five home runs on the year but has fanned 22 times (23.7 percent strikeout rate) and is unlikely to carry a respectable average for his fantasy owners. He's also been much more effective against righties (.362 with all five dingers) than lefties (.087).

Alex Colome allowed an unearned run on two hits while walking two and striking out one in two innings for his first win of the year in Sunday's 8-6 win over the Twins in 15 innings.


Colome has now allowed only five runs while striking out 20 and walking eight in 24.1 innings on the season. His 7.4 K/9 leaves a little something to be desired, but the 28-year-old closer has been pretty darn good so far (1.85 ERA) and is in no danger whatsoever of losing his role anytime soon.