- Ryon Healy went 2 for 4 with a pair of homers in an Athletics win over the Orioles. He finished with 3 RBI. Healy has 23 HR and 69 RBI on the season. Manny Machado had a 2-run HR in the loss. He has improved his batting average to .263 with 27 HR and 83 RBI.
- Chris Taylor was 3 for 5 with a double and 3 RBI in a Dodgers win over the Pirates. Taylor is hitting .310 with 17 HR and 71 runs scored this year. Kenley Jansen struck out the side in the 9th to earn the save. He has 34 saves this year. Jansen has been the best closer in fantasy with a 1.28 ERA 0.69 WHIP and 89 Ks this season.
- Gary Sanchez had a big night in a 13-4 Yankees win over the Tigers. Sanchez went 3 for 6 with a pair of 2-run homers. Sanchez is hitting .274 with 25 HR and 69 RBI and is making a strong case for #1 catcher in fantasy baseball.
- Eduardo Nunez and Doug Fister led the Red Sox to a big win over the Indians. Nunez went 2 for 5 with a double and a 3-run HR. He would finish with 2 runs and 5 RBI. Fister allowed a solo home run to Francisco Lindor but then threw 9 hitless innings. He had 6 strikeouts in the complete game win.
- Eugenio Suarez had a big night despite the Reds coming up short to the Cubs. He went 3 for 5 with 2 home runs. He finished with 3 runs and 5 RBI. Suarez is hitting .270 with 23 HR 69 RBI and 73 runs scored on the season. Billy Hamilton went 2 for 4 with a steal. He leads the majors with 52 SB.
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A look at the fantasy performances from August 22, 2017