Grossman homered this week, and started every game. He leads the AFL in games played with 11, and also leads the league in hits with 17, and total bases, with 29. Grossman's home run yesterday tied him for second in the league with three total.
Cunningham hasn't been hitting much, although one bright side is that his K/BB ratio hasn't been bad. His strikeout rate in 29 at-bats is 13.8%, which is considerably lower than his 26.5% rate in high-A in 2011. It's a small sample size, but that's definitely something to watch.
-Brock Holt: No stats.
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