Alex Rodriguez, 3B, Yankees
Since April 18, when he was hitting. 156, A-Rod has returned to form: .350 with eight homers, 17 RBIs and 19 runs scored.
Ben Sheets, RHP, Brewers
In a dominating performance on Sunday, the 25-year-old Sheets struck out 18 and and scattered three hits in a complete-game 4-1 win over the Braves.
Wilson Alvarez, LHP, Dodgers
Moved into the rotation from the bullpen to spark the staff, the 34-year-old Alvarez was unhittable in his first two starts (0 ER, 13 Ks in 14? innings).
Aubrey Huff, DH/3B, Devil Rays
After hitting .311 with 34 homers in 2003, he was batting.211 with just eight extra-base hits this season.
Bobby Crosby, SS, A's
Miguel Tejada's successor has been dreadful, hitting .221 and leading the AL in strikeout rate (every 3.3 at bats).
Robb Nen, RHP, Giants
Nen, who hasn't pitched since having shoulder surgery in 2002, announced that he was shutting himself down from baseball activity for a month, leading to speculation that he might soon retire.