Batting 3rd, Ryan Braun was 3-4 with 1 double (his 23rd), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Cubs. Braun has been very good since coming back from his calf injury. However, he has 0 SBs in the month of July. The 30/30 season he may have been going for is looking more and more unlikely.
Batting 5th, Danny Valencia was 1-5 with 2 RBIs and 1 run scored against the Rangers.
Batting 8th, Jason Kipnis was 1-4 with 1 double (his 1st) against the Angels.
Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-5 against the Twins.
Michael Freund recently wrote a column in the Jerusalem Post where he argues that it's time for Lipman Pike to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Check it out.