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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo was named NL player of the week after hitting .429 with two home runs and 13 RBI's. He slugged .750 last week helping him earn his second career player of the week honors and first since July, 2014. Its the second such honor for a Cub this season following Willson Contreras. Rizzo will be awarded a watch in recognition of the award.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Eclipse Watch ... on the full-service video board at Progressive Field.

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Jay Bruce so far w/ CLE: 15-for-40 (.375), 5 2B, 3 HR, 5 BB, 8 Ks, 1.169 OPS. A stunner that there wasn't more interest in him before August

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Additional details: MLB notified umpires in writing that wrist band protest would lead to fines; some didn't participate; protest withdrawn.

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Ian Kinsler's fine for comments about Angel Hernandez was $10,000. As Brad Ausmus said: It's a level almost unheard of in fines for players.

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Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith in their first weeks in the big leagues with the Mets: 99 at-bats, 2 walks, 30 strikeouts.

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ESPN Stats/Info: Josh Bell of the Pirates has 13 RBI in last 9 games. His 21 HR, 72 RBI rank 2nd among NL rookies to Cody Bellinger.

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ESPN Stats/Info: Red Sox Offense – With Eduardo Núñez & Rafael Devers in Starting Lineup Runs PG 5.9 BA .289 OBP .356 Slug pct .485