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Carlos Santana will start in right field Monday against the Reds in Cincinnati.

Santana will be pushed to right field with the designated hitter unavailable under National League rules. This will be Santana's fourth start in right field this season. Edwin Encarnacion is starting at first base and Bradley Zimmer is on the bench.
May 22 - 2:26 PM

Twins prospect Nick Gordon went 2-for-4 on Sunday for Double-A Chattanooga.

Both of Gordon's hits were doubles, and he scored two runs for good measure. He had been in a mini-slump coming into the game, but the overall numbers (.859 OPS) tell the story of how good the former first-round pick has been. You probably won't see him in 2017, but it's not longer a foregone conclusion that he won't get big-league time this year.
May 22 - 2:24 PM

Josh Donaldson (calf) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with High-A Dunedin.

Donaldson will be joined by teammate Troy Tulowitzki (hamstring) in his return to action. The 31-year-old has been sidelined since aggravating his right calf strain on April 13, but he's finally ready for game action. Assuming all goes well, he should be ready to rejoin the Jays within a few days. Fantasy owners are hoping that the long wait will be worth it.
May 22 - 2:20 PM

Athletics prospect Matt Olson picked up four hits on Sunday for Triple-A Nashville.

Two of those hits went for extra bases, including his 10th homer of the season. A 2012 first-round pick, Olson has seen his stock decline in the past few years, but he's bounced back nicely in 2017. He's going to strike out a ton, but he might draw enough walks and hit enough bombs to compensate. Keep an eye on Olson going forward, he might be a potential steal.
May 22 - 2:17 PM

Pirates prospect Steven Brault pitched seven shutout innings on Sunday for Triple-A Indianapolis.

Brault scattered three hits; walking one and striking out four in the outing. The left-hander has excellent control, and there's three usable pitches in his left arm. He's not going to be a fantasy stalwart, but he certainly has good enough stuff and command to pitch in a rotation for someone.
May 22 - 2:13 PM

The Padres are calling up infielder-outfielder Carlos Asuaje, reports FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

The Padres haven't confirmed. Asuaje, 25, appeared in seven games with the Padres last season and was batting .222/.335/.319 with one homer and 20 RBI over 39 games this season with Triple-A El Paso. He has mostly played second base in the minors, but he also has experience between third base and left field.
May 22 - 2:10 PM

Phillies prospect Ben Lively threw six shutout innings on Sunday for Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

In those six shutout innings, Lively gave up just five hits, walked no one and struck out nine. The no walks aren't surprising, as he's put just five hitters on base via walk the entire season. He doesn't have elite stuff, but he should throw enough strikes to pitch in the back of a rotation. Whether or not that makes him fantasy relevant is another question.
May 22 - 2:07 PM

Cubs prospect Mark Zagunis went 3-for-5 on Sunday for Triple-A Iowa.

One of those hits was a homer, which was his seventh of the 2017 campaign. A former catcher, Zagunis has seen his stock improve every year, and it's largely due to his impressive plate discipline. He's not an elite power prospect, but he has enough pop to hit 15 to 20 homers a season. When you combine that with his on-base skills, that's a good fantasy prospect. Now it's just a matter of figuring out where he can play in the Cubs loaded system.
May 22 - 2:01 PM
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