MLB Weekly Roundup
Luke Scott came screaming off the DL with a .409 average (9 for 22) with 7 Runs, 6 HRs, and 14 RBIs. He ate up Tiger pitching to the tune of 5 HRs and 11 RBIs in a four-game set. Scott is having a breakout season hitting .322 with 11 HRs and 29 RBIs in 35 games.
Scared of a Fox?
Just like Ben Francisco elevated his game when Matt LaPorta was recalled, Reed Johnson stepped up his game when Jake Fox got the call. Reed hit .533 (8 of 15) with 3 Runs, 2 HRs, 6 RBIs, and a SB. It is amazing what people do when they feel threatened.
Reimold Not Cold
Nolan Reimold has a seven-game hitting streak going for the Baltimore Orioles. He is hitting .333 (8 for 24) with 4 Runs, 3 HRs, and 7 RBIS during the hot stretch. He has 5 HRs in 63 At Bats to start his career.
Scott Hairston led the league with 8 Runs last week. He hit .318 (7 for 22) with 3 Runs, 3 RBIs, and a Walk. He is quietly hitting .331 on the year with 21 Runs, 8 HRs, and 23 RBIs through 42 games.
Brett Gardner has been causing havoc for the Yankees this past week stealing 4 bases and scoring 7 Runs. He even went 7 for 22(.318) to raise his average to .265.
Miguel Cabrera went just 3 for 19 (.158) last week with 2 Runs, a HR, an RBI. Ryan Braun wasn’t much better going 4 for 21 (.190) with 3 Runs, a HR, and an RBI. Jimmy Rollins continues to struggle. Last week he was 6 for 29 (.207) with 5 Runs, an RBI, and 3 SBs. Lance Berkman has also struggled for most of the season. Last week he went 5 for 21 (.238) with 2 Runs and 4 RBIs. Alfonso Soriano hit .200 (5 for 25) last week with a Run and a SB. A-Rod still was not himself, hitting .261 (6 of 23) with 2 RBIs.