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|6/27/2016||Chris Carter, Mil, 1B|
|Carter capped a strong three-game series against the Nationals by going 2 for 4 on Sunday.
Analysis: Carter went 5 for 10 with a homer and three RBIs during the series.
|6/27/2016||Shin-soo Choo, Tex, RF|
|Choo went 3 for 4 with a double and two runs scored in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Red Sox.
Analysis: Choo has gone 7 for 16 with two home runs and a double in his last four games.
|6/27/2016||Bryce Brentz, Bos, LF|
|Brentz had a day to remember on Sunday, going 2 for 3 with his first career home run in a 6-2 loss to Texas.
Analysis: Playing in the majors for the first time since 2014, Brentz is 4 for 11 in his first three games with Boston. Keep an eye on this situation.
|6/27/2016||Mookie Betts, Bos, RF|
|Betts has gotten the bat going once again. He finished with a pair of hits in Sunday's 6-2 loss to Texas.
Analysis: Betts is batting .360 over his last five games and .339 with seven homers and 19 RBIs in his past 26.
|6/27/2016||Chris Sale, CWS, P|
|Sale tossed eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.
Analysis: Sale allowed five hits, struck out seven and walked two in his fourth straight victory. The 6-foot-6 left-hander matched his win total from all of 2015 when he was 13-11.
|6/27/2016||Ryan Braun, Mil, LF|
|Braun extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 2 for 4 with a triple Sunday.
Analysis: Braun is batting .424 during the streak.
|6/27/2016||Bud Norris, Atl, P|
|Norris continued to make the most of his second chance in the Braves' rotation Sunday, allowing four hits and striking out eight with no walks in seven scoreless innings of a 5-2 win over the Mets.
Analysis: Norris went 1-4 with an 8.74 ERA in April and then was sent to the bullpen. Since returning to the rotation June 4, Norris is 2-1 with a 2.15 ERA in five starts.
|6/27/2016||J.B. Shuck, CWS, RF|
|Shuck went 2 for 4 with his second home run in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jays.
Analysis: Shuck is batting .205 on the season, but he's smashed his first two home runs in the last two games.
|6/27/2016||Melky Cabrera, CWS, LF|
|Cabrera showed no signs of slowing down Sunday with three more hits and an RBI in a 5-2 win over Toronto.
Analysis: Cabrera has gone 11 for 23 with two home runs and six RBIs over his last five games.
|6/27/2016||Tim Anderson, CWS, SS|
|Anderson racked up two more hits - including his third home run - in Sunday's 5-2 win over Toronto.
Analysis: After a slow start, the rookie shortstop is batting .293 with eight extra-base hits over his last 12 games.
|6/27/2016||Adonis Garcia, Atl, 3B|
|Garcia hit a three-run homer Sunday for his second longball in a four-game series against the Mets.
Analysis: Garcia only had one other hit in the series but drove in seven runs.
|6/27/2016||Nick Markakis, Atl, RF|
|Markakis recorded his fourth straight two-hit game Sunday.
Analysis: Markakis has hit safely in seven straight games while batting .414.
|6/27/2016||Freddie Freeman, Atl, 1B|
|Freeman went 3 for 3 with a solo homer, a double and two runs scored Sunday.
Analysis: Freeman is batting .453 with four homers, six doubles, a triple, nine runs and 10 RBIs over his last 13 games.
|6/27/2016||Jace Peterson, Atl, 2B|
|Peterson went 2 for 4 on Sunday to extend his hitting streak to seven games.
Analysis: Peterson is batting .327 and has hit safely in 14 of 15 games since being recalled from the minors on June 10.
|6/27/2016||Wilmer Flores, NYM, 3B|
|Flores went 2 for 4 with an RBI on Sunday.
Analysis: Flores is 4 for 10 over his last three games after entering that stretch in a 3-for-29 funk.
|6/27/2016||James Loney, NYM, 1B|
|Loney extended his hitting streak to six games Sunday.
Analysis: Loney is batting .364 with four RBIs over that stretch, and his average is at .300 in 24 games since the Mets purchased his contract from the minors on May 31.
|6/27/2016||Jay Bruce, Cin, RF|
|Bruce drove in another run Sunday with a solo homer.
Analysis: Bruce has 16 RBIs in his last 14 games and is batting .298 with four homers, five doubles and a triple during that span.
|6/27/2016||Melvin Upton Jr., SD, LF|
|Upton reached bases two more times Sunday.
Analysis: Upton is batting .373 with four home runs and nine RBIs over his last 13 games.
|6/27/2016||Josh Donaldson, Tor, 3B|
|Donaldson extended his outstanding stretch Sunday when he went 2 for 4 in a 5-2 loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: Donaldson is batting .431 with four homers, six doubles and 17 RBIs over his last 17 games. He's hit safely in 16 of those contests.
|6/27/2016||Yangervis Solarte, SD, 3B|
|Solarte has reached base safely in each of his last eight games.
Analysis: Solarte is batting .370 over that stretch and is 5 for his last 11.
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