May 06, 2014
Dee Gordon became the first Dodger to ever record five hits and steal three bases in one game on May 3.
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FANTASY ROUNDTABLE: Slow starters, sell-high candidates and more through April

Ernesto Frieri converted his third save of the year, effectively winning back the closer position.
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• Jonathon Niese threw seven shutout innings against the Marlins and now has five straight quality starts to go with a 1.82 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP. Two of those starts even came against the Cardinals and Braves, so it's not like he's been exploiting cellar-dwellars. I'm rather suspicious over the authenticity of his start, although he has improved over the last couple years. He's probably worth owning at this point, although I'd still like to see how he does against the Yankees in his next outing before we deem his turnaround legit or not.

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