Player Notes - LA Angels and Minnesota
LA Angels
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Kole CalhounRFAngels right fielder Kole Calhoun had four RBI in the, 8-2, victory over the Rangers on Friday.Calhoun had a three-run double in the second and then a one-run double in the third. He could have had five RBI, but Johnny Giavotella was thrown out at home on the second double. Calhoun is hitting .260 with seven home runs and 40 RBI in 296 at-bats this season.7/4/2015 12:09:00 AM
Erick AybarSSAngels shortstop Erick Aybar went 5-for-5 with two RBI and two runs in the 8-2, victory over the Rangers on Friday.Aybar singled in two runs in the second inning for his two RBI. He had four singles and a double in the victory. Aybar is hitting .274 with 14 extra-base hits, 25 RBI and 38 runs in 292 at-bats this season.7/4/2015 12:07:00 AM
Garrett RichardsRPAngels right-hander Garrett Richards was excellent on Friday, pitching 7 2/3 innings and allowing just one run versus the Rangers.Richards yielded six hits, struck out six and walked just one. He is 9-5 with a 3.35 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 74 strikeouts in 94 innings this season.7/4/2015 12:04:00 AM
Mike TroutCFAngels center fielder Mike Trout hit a solo home run in the, 3-1, loss to the Yankees on Wednesday.Trout was obviously responsible for the only scoring for Los Angeles. Trout was 1-for-3 with a walk in the game. He is hitting .303 with 21 home runs and 44 RBI in 290 at-bats this season.7/1/2015 10:41:00 PM
Andrew HeaneySPAngels left-hander Andrew Heaney picked up his first big league win.Heaney defeated the Yankees by going seven innings and allowing one run on two hits and two walks. He tsruck out seven and s now 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA through two starts.7/1/2015 9:42:00 AM
Albert Pujols1BAngels first baseman Albert Pujols clubbed a homer during Tuesday's win against the Yankees.It was his lone hit in four at-bats and it was a solo shot. Pujols is hitting .265 with 24 homers and 49 RBI.7/1/2015 9:40:00 AM
Jered WeaverSPAngels right-hander Jered Weaver threw a 20-pitch bullpen session on Monday.He'll throw another later this week and hopefully he'll be ready to go. Weaver's 4-8 record with a 4.75 ERA and 1.24 WHIP makes him a less than desired fantasy option.6/30/2015 10:04:00 AM
Erick AybarSSAngels shortstop Erick Aybar left Friday night's game due to left hamstring tightness, but pinch hit in both weekend games.Aybar has dealt with hamstring issues in the past. Call him day-to-day. He has raised his average to .264 with one home run and 22 RBI this season.6/29/2015 9:40:00 AM
Hector SantiagoSPAngels starter Hector Santiago allowed one Sunday versus Seattle.He took a no-decision after going seven innings and giving up three hits and two walks. Santiago struck out six and is 6-6 with a 2.58 ERA overall.6/28/2015 10:42:00 PM
Mike TroutCFAngels center fielder Mike Trout has been tremendously successful in his career versus Mariners ace Felix Hernandez.Trout is 20-for-55 (.364) with three home runs and 12 RBI versus Hernandez. Trout has eight extra-base hits against Hernandez. Don't be afraid to start the Angels center fielder on Sunday.6/28/2015 1:19:00 PM


Minnesota
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Joe Mauer1BTwins first baseman Joe Mauer isa career .346 hitter (9-for-26) with three homers against Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie.For a non-home run hitter like Mauer, three homers is the most he has off any pitcher (tied with Justin Verlander and Gavin Floyd). He is hitting .266 with four home runs and 39 RBI this season.7/3/2015 1:19:00 PM
Joe Mauer1BTwins first baseman Joe Mauer had two hits in the, 2-0, victory over the Royals on Thursday.It was a pitcher's duel at Kauffman Stadium Thursday. Mauer was 2-for-4, but he didn't produce any runs. He is hitting .266 with four home runs and 39 RBI in 286 at-bats this year.7/2/2015 11:15:00 PM
Kyle GibsonSPTwins starter Kyle Gibson threw eight shutout innings in the, 2-0, victory over the Royals on Thursday.Gibson did walk four batters, but he only allowed four hits and struck out seven. Gibson is 6-6 with a 3.04 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 65 strikeouts in 100 2/3 innings this season. 7/2/2015 11:12:00 PM
Trevor MaySPTwins pitcher Trevor May pitched well, allowing just one earned run on six hits in 6 1/3 innings, but he took the loss against the Reds on Wednesday.May also struck out six and walked three. The winning run scored on a throwing error in the fifth. May is 4-7 with a 4.37 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 71 strikeouts in 80 1/3 innings this season.7/1/2015 5:51:00 PM
Joe Mauer1BTwins first baseman Joe Mauer is getting Wednesday off.Kenny Vargas will start at first base, giving Mauer a routine day of rest.7/1/2015 11:12:00 AM
Torii HunterRFTwins outfielder Torii Hunter is not in Wednesday's lineup.Just a normal day of for Hunter, who will be back in there next time out.7/1/2015 11:10:00 AM
Aaron HicksCFMinnesota outfielder Aaron Hicks has been rehabbing at Triple-A Rochester and could be ready to return to Minnesota and center field.Hicks (.247, 1 HR, 2 RBI) in 28 games could be used while rookie Byron Buxton is sidelined. He's yet to show much fantasy value.6/30/2015 10:06:00 AM
Brian Dozier2BTwins second baseman Brian Dozier continues to produce power numbers, despite hitting from the leadoff spot.Dozier has not passed the 15-home run mark, and is at the 40-RBI mark as well. He is batting over .260, so fantasy owners need to be happy with his production this season.6/29/2015 10:31:00 PM
Mike PelfreySPTwins right-hander Mike Pelfrey could not get past the second inning Monday against the Reds.Pelfrey allowed eight runs on nine hits and three alks over two innings. He struck out one and raised his ERA to 3.81.6/29/2015 10:23:00 PM
Tommy MiloneSPTwins starter Tommy Milone did not allow a run Sunday versus Milwaukee.Milone struck out seven and gave up just two hits and three walks. He has been a nice surprise this season, and nows a 3.19 ERA overall.6/28/2015 6:46:00 PM