Fantasy Baseball Updates – June 20

Below are today’s top fantasy baseball updates and injury news on your favorite MLB players.

TOP STORY: Cody Bellinger quickest to reach 21 home runs…EVER

The Dodgers’ rookie sensation, Cody Bellinger, became the fastest player in MLB history to reach 21 home runs. After blasting two more against the Mets on Monday night, Bellinger now has 21 in only his first 51 games played in the majors.

The 21-year-old first baseman ended the night 3-5 with two dingers and four RBIs. Monday marked the fifth time Bellinger had multiple homers in a game this season. Mark McGwire holds the rookie record with seven multi-homer games.

Other Fantasy Baseball notables…

  • Mike Zunino, C, Mariners = 2-3 with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs
  • Justin Turner, 3B, Dodgers = 4-4 with a HR, 4 RBIs and 2 runs scored
  • Andrew McCutchen, OF, Pirates = 2-5 with a HR and 3 RBIs
  • Justin Smoak, 1B, Blue Jays = 3-4 with a HR and 2 runs scored
  • Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Red Sox = 3-4 with a HR and 2 RBIs
  • Giancarlo Stanton, OF, Marlins = 3-5 with a HR and 2 runs scored
  • Scooter Gennett, 2B, Reds = 2-4 with a double, HR and 2 RBIs
  • Carlos Santana, 1B, Indians = 2-2 with a HR, 2 walks and 3 RBIs

Pitchers of Fantasy Baseball

  • Corey Kluber, Indians = 3 hits and 11 Ks in a complete game shut-out win
  • R.A. Dickey, Braves = 0 runs on 3 hits with 6 Ks in 7 innings for the win
  • Gerrit Cole, Pirates = 1 run on 3 hits with 5 Ks in 7 innings for the win
  • Jason Hammel, Royals = 2 runs on 7 hits with 4 Ks in 7 innings for the win
  • Brad Peacock, Astros = 1 run on 4 hits with 8 Ks in 5 2/3 innings for the win

Injury news

  • Anthony Rendon, Nationals: Left Monday’s game after tweaking his neck. Day-to-day as of now.
  • Tim Beckham, Rays: Exited Monday’s game after a HBP in the hand. X-rays came back negative. He is day-to-day.
  • J.J. Hardy, Orioles: Officially on the 10-day DL with a fracture wrist.
  • Kyle Schwarber, Cubs: Left Monday’s game after hitting a foul ball on his ankle. He is day-to-day.
  • Bronson Arroyo, Reds: On 10-day DL with right shoulder strain.
  • Zack Cozart, Reds: On 10-day DL with a strained quad.
  • Austin Hedges, Padres: Left Monday’s game with a bruised thigh. He is day-to-day.
  • Joe Smith, Blue Jays: Placed on 10-day DL with right shoulder inflammation.