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Gio Urshela went 4-for-5 with a double, a run scored, and two RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Fantasy Impact: Urshela now has a .308/.377/.519 slash line with six homers, 23 runs, and 29 RBI through 38 games in 2020. The 28-year-old infielder is a must-own in all 12 team fantasy leagues and deeper.

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Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 at the plate with a double, a run, and two RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over Toronto.

Fantasy Impact: Torres had a slow start to the season but is heating up in September and is hitting .318 with eight extra-base hits and a 10/8 K/BB ratio in 14 games for the month. Torres should be owned in all fantasy leagues.

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Aaron Hicks went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs, three RBI, and a stolen base during Tuesday's 12-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Fantasy Impact: Hicks is now hitting .225 with five homers, 25 runs, 17 RBI, and three stolen bases in 49 games this season. The veteran outfielder should be owned in 12 team fantasy leagues and deeper.

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Aaron Judge went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Fantasy Impact: Judge had been ice cold since returning from the injured list going 2-for-17 with seven strikeouts heading into Tuesday nights game. Look for the slugger to start to heat up and should be owned in all fantasy leagues.

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Gerrit Cole earned the win Tuesday against the Blue Jays after allowing one run on five hits with seven strikeouts and one walk over seven innings.

Fantasy Impact: Cole is now 7-3 on the year with a 2.84 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 94:18 K:BB across 73 innings. The veteran pitcher is slated to start the final game of the regular season but could be held back for the playoffs.

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Xander Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a walk and scored two runs on Tuesday as the Red Sox beat the Orioles by an 8-3 score.

Fantasy Impact: Bogaerts is hot with the bat right now and has a six-game hitting streak going. Overall the 27-year-old shortstop is hitting .286 with 10 homers, 26 RBI, 32 runs, and seven steals on the year.

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Matt Barnes picked up the save Tuesday against the Orioles after recording the final out of the game as the Red Sox won by an 8-3 score.

Fantasy Impact: Barnes is now 9-for-13 in save opportunities for the season. The 30-year-old reliever should remain the closer for the team for the rest of the year and should be owned in most fantasy leagues.

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Christian Vazquez went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run and an additional run scored in Tuesday's win over Baltimore by an 8-3 score.

Fantasy Impact: Vazquez has had a solid year at the plate hitting .273 with six home runs, 19 RBI, 21 runs scored, and four stolen bases. The veteran catcher is worth owning in 12 team fantasy leagues and deeper.

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J.D. Martinez went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over Baltimore by an 8-3 score.

Fantasy Impact: Martinez has had a disappointing season at the plate for the Red Sox this season. The veteran slugger is hitting just .216 with six home runs with 24 RBIs over 214 plate appearances.

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Nick Pivetta earned the win Tuesday against the Orioles. He allowed one run on four hits and three walks while fanning eight across five innings.

Fantasy Impact: Pivetta was acquired from the Phillies earlier in the season and has been at the team's alternate camp before being recalled ahead of Tuesday's start. The 27-year-old righty could be in line to pitch in the team's season finale Sunday against Atlanta.

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Richard Rodriguez (3-2) allowed one hit while striking out one over a scoreless inning in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Cubs. He earned his third win of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Rodriguez entered the game in the ninth to protect a 2-2 lead and needed 12 pitches to make quick work of the Cubs. Jacob Stallings hit the game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth to give Pittsburgh the win. Rodriguez is the Pirates primary closer, owning a 2.82 ERA, 0.85 WHIP and 31 strikeouts over 22 1/3 innings in 2020.

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Jacob Stallings went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Stallings took Andrew Chafin deep in the ninth inning to give the Pirates a 3-2 win over the Cubs. It was his third home run of the season. Stallings is slashing .252/.331/.391 over 132 plate appearances in 2020.

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Steven Brault allowed two hits and three walks while striking out six over seven scoreless innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.

Fantasy Impact: Brault blanked the Cubs for seven innings, but was unable to pick up the win. He has been on fire his last two starts, logging a 0.56 ERA, 0.56 WHIP and 14:5 K:BB over 16 innings. Brault is currently not scheduled for another start this weekend. The left-hander owns a 3.38 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 38 strikeouts across 42 2/3 innings in 2020.

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Tyrone Taylor went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Taylor took Sonny Gray deep in the sixth inning for his second long ball of the season. It was his first hit in over his last 12 at-bats. He is slashing .235/.297/.529 with two home runs, five RBI and six runs over 37 plate appearances in 2020.

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Josh Hader struck out two over a perfect inning to earn the save in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Hader didn't allow a baserunner and needed just 13 pitches to record the final three outs in Tuesday's win. He is 11-for-13 in save opportunities this season. Hader owns a 4.24 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 28:10 K:BB through 17 innings in 2020.

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Brett Anderson (4-3) allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and zero walks while striking out seven over seven innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Reds. He earned his fourth win of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson yielded a two-run shot to Nick Castellanos in the first inning, but was able to settle down and shut out the Reds the rest of the way. He owns a 4.00 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 31:9 K:BB over 45 innings. Anderson is scheduled to start Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Nick Castellanos went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and a strikeout during Tuesday's loss to the Brewers.

Fantasy Impact: Castellanos took Brett Anderson deep in the first inning for his 14th long ball of the season. His home run was one of the only three hits from the Reds offense in Monday's loss. Castellanos is slashing .230/.304/.510 over 227 plate appearances.

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Sonny Gray allowed one run on two hits and one walk while striking out eight over five innings in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Brewers. He did not factor into the decision.

Fantasy Impact: Gray returned from the injured list Monday ahead of his scheduled start on Tuesday. He blanked the Brewers for four innings before yielding a solo homer to Tyrone Taylor. He threw a total of 80 pitches, landing 49 strikes. Gray owns a 3.73 ERA, 1.22 WHIP along with a 68:22 K:BB over 50 2/3 innings in 2020. His next scheduled start is Sunday against the Twins.

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Austin Slater stuffed the stat sheet on Tuesday when he went 2-for-2 with a home run, two runs scored, a stolen base, and three walks in the Giants 5-2 win over the Rockies.

Fantasy Impact: Slater put the Giants on the board in the bottom of the first inning when he smacked a solo shot off Kyle Freeland. He would reach base four more times in the game and swipe his eighth bag of the year. Slater has been excellent for the Giants this season with a .324 batting average and a 1.033 OPS with five home runs, seven RBI, and eight stolen bases. Due to some injuries and an IL stint earlier this season, the sample size is small, though, at just 71 at-bats. As long as he's in the lineup, he should be rostered in all fantasy formats.

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Sam Coonrod picked up his third save of the season when he worked a scoreless ninth inning and struck out two in the Giants 5-2 win over the Rockies on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: This was Coonrod's first save opportunity since August 30th and he converted it with no issues. His season stats are nothing to write home about, though, with a 7.74 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, and 14 strikeouts over 13 2/3 innings pitched. San Francisco has taken a closer-by-committee approach this year, which makes most of relievers unusable in standard fantasy formats.

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