• Logan Morrison had hit .352 in August going into Tuesday's game, the third-highest average in the American League in that stretch behind Detroit's Victor Martinez (.363) and Boston's David Ortiz (.361). Morrison's best month in his career so far was a .327 April with the Marlins in 2011.
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