Wily Peralta, Mil, P
Peralta certainly didn't have his best stuff, but the Milwaukee Brewers' offense more than made up for it in a 9-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park.
Analysis: Peralta gave up four home runs but struck out seven over five-plus innings to move to 4-1. He has a 10.00 ERA in his last two starts after posting a 2.65 mark in his first three.
Brandon Crawford, SF, SS
Crawford was placed on the bereavement list to attend his sister-in-law's funeral.
Analysis: Crawford also sustained a strained groin on Tuesday and is will undergo an MRI when he returns.
Orlando Arcia, Mil, SS
Arcia went 2 for 3 with a homer, double, three RBIs and a walk Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: He was 3 for 17 over his previous six games.
Jett Bandy, Mil, C
Bandy went 3 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: He's 9 for 19 with three homers, two doubles, six RBIs and five runs scored over his last five games.
Hernán Pérez, Mil, 3B
Perez singled, drove in a run and scored Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: He's 6 for 11 with two homers, two triples, a double, eight RBIs and five runs over his last three games.
Travis Shaw, Mil, 3B
Shaw singled twice, scored and stole a base Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: Shaw is 13 for 34 (.382) with three homers and 10 RBIs over his last eight games.
Ryan Braun, Mil, LF
Braun went 2 for 5 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: Braun is batting .349 with three homers, five doubles, 10 RBIs and eight runs over his last 11 games.
Jonathan Villar, Mil, 2B
Villar singled twice and scored Wednesday against the Reds.
Analysis: Villar was hitting just .138 in his first 16 games, but he's 10 for 30 with five RBIs and seven runs over his last seven.
Scott Schebler, Cin, LF
Schebler hit a pair of solo homers Wednesday in Milwaukee.
Analysis: He's 6 for 15 with four homers, a double and eight RBIs over his last four games.
Adam Duvall, Cin, LF
Duvall hit a solo homer for the second straight game Wednesday against the Brewers.
Analysis: Duvall is batting .228, but he's homered seven times and driven in 16 runs in 21 games.
Joey Votto, Cin, 1B
Votto hit his seventh homer, a solo shot, Wednesday in Milwaukee.
Analysis: He's batting just .238 but has 16 RBIs, 16 runs and 11 walks in 22 games.
Nate Karns, KC, P
Karns (0-2) took the loss Wednesday against the White Sox, allowing four runs and seven hits while striking out five with no walks in six innings.
Analysis: He's dropped his last two starts behind an 8.44 ERA, allowing five homers over 10 2/3 innings.
David Robertson, CWS, P
Robertson improved to 5 for 5 in save opportunities Wednesday against the Royals.
Analysis: Robertson, who has saved at least 34 games in each of the past three seasons, has looked terrific thus far. He's yielded one run and three hits in 7 2/3 innings with 13 strikeouts and three walks.
José Quintana, CWS, P
Quintana (1-4) had a season-high 10 strikeouts and allowed five hits and one earned run while walking two over six innings to beat the Royals 5-2 on Wednesday.
Analysis: The left-hander ended a stretch of five straight losses dating to last season. Quintana got the run support he needed after receiving only two runs in his first four starts combined. He had a 6.17 ERA in those four outings while allowing 24 hits - five homers - and 12 walks in 23 1/3 innings.
Leury García, CWS, 2B
Garcia hit a solo homer Wednesday against the Royals.
Analysis: He's 7 for 11 with three RBIs and four runs scored over his last three games.
Avisaíl García, CWS, RF
Garcia's two-run home run in the sixth inning broke a tie and lifted the White Sox to a 5-2 victory Wednesday over the Royals.
Analysis: Garcia is one of the majors' early surprises with a .373 average and 17 RBIs in 20 games.
Todd Frazier, CWS, 3B
Frazier hit an RBI double Wednesday against the Royals.
Analysis: He's 5 for 16 with four doubles, six RBIs, four runs and two walks over a four-game hit streak.
Tyler Saladino, CWS, 2B
Saladino singled Wednesday against Kansas City to give him a four-game hitting streak. He also scored and stole a base.
Analysis: Saladino is 5 for 17 with two RBIs and three runs over those four games, but he's struck out nine times without a walk.
Tim Anderson, CWS, SS
Anderson singled Wednesday against Kansas City to give him a four-game hitting streak.
Analysis: He's 7 for 17 with two RBIs and five runs over that stretch.
Jorge Bonifacio, KC, RF
Bonifacio went 2 for 4 with an RBI against the White Sox on Wednesday.
Analysis: He's gone 5 for 17 with a homer and two RBIs in five games since making his major league debut last Friday.
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