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Delino DeShields came back from a hand injury on Sunday and moved right back to the leadoff spot. He went 0-for-4 but made a home run-saving catch. He was a highly touted breakout candidate at the start of the season and though he's only hitting .091, he has really only been in three games.

Fantasy Impact: DeShields could be a big addition to those looking for stolen bases. Hitting atop of the Texas order should give him a lot of run scoring opportunity.


Brandon Belt set an all-time record in the first inning by working 21 pitches off the pitcher. He fouled off 17 balls before flying to right after 12 minutes and 45 seconds. Angels pitcher, Jamie Barria was forced to throw 49 pitches in the inning and was spent by the time he hit the second inning. Belt also hit his fourth homer in his last four games and went 3-for-5 on the day.

Fantasy Impact: Belt is hot! Besides the home runs, he's increased his average by 33 points over those four games.


The Nationals have placed Anthony Rendon (toe) on the 10-day disabled list. (Source: Mark Zuckerman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This seems like the entire situation was handled poorly by the Nationals, as they can only backdate Rendon’s DL stint three days despite him sitting out the last week or so. Wilmer Difo should continue to see additional at-bats and owners in weekly leagues should plan for a third base replacement this week.


Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs had to leave Sunday's game against the Rockies when he was hit in the head by a pitch, but he has since passed the initial concussion tests. (Source: Jesse Rogers on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Bryant has a small cut above his eye from his sunglasses, but fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief since he passed the concussion tests. The Cubs will probably be careful with Bryant so it shouldn't be a surprise if he's out of the lineup early next week. He should be considered day to day.


New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres is batting eighth and playing second base on Sunday versus the Toronto Blue Jays. (Source: Baseball Press)

Fantasy Impact: The 21-year-old infielder will be making his major league debut against Jaime Garcia. Torres was hitting .347 at Triple-A this year before getting called up. He needs to be rostered and started in all fantasy formats.