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Zimmer struck out 11 batters over 4.2 innings during High-A Wilmington's 5-4 loss to Salem on Wednesday. He allowed one run on three hits and four walks
Hosmer went 1-for-1 with two RBI and a pair of walks during Wednesday's 7-5 loss to the Tigers.
Perez went 2-for-4 with a run scored against the Tigers on Wednesday, pulling his average up to .271 on the season.
Though he claimed to have identified the mechanical flaw in his swing, Moustakas hasn't quite implemented the adjustments necessary, as he went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and left six men on base during Wednesday's loss to the Tigers.
Escobar went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run against the Tigers on Wednesday.
Gordon went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs against the Tigers on Wednesday.
Davis gave up seven runs (three earned) on eight hits and four walks with two strikeouts over 3.2 innings against the Tigers on Wednesday.
Moustakas believes that he has identified a flaw in his mechanics at the plate -- that he is drifting forward on pitches which robs all the power from his swing. “I’ve been getting out on my front foot way too much instead of staying back and trying to see the ball," Moustakas told the Kansas City Star
. "As a result, everything I'm hitting is (weak and) in the air."
Due to Tuesday's rainout, manage Ned Yost said he plans to skip Mendoza's turn in the rotation again, the Kansas City Star
Giavotella went 3-for-6 with two runs scored, two doubles and three RBI against Triple-A Nashville on Monday.
Lough went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a double, a home run, three RBI and a walk against Triple-A Nashville on Sunday.
Smith was sent back to Triple-A Omaha following Sunday's doubleheader in Boston.