Merrifield went 3-for-5 with an RBI single, a stolen base and two runs scored in Tuesday's 10-5 win over Pittsburgh.

While he's been a solid hitter all year, Merrifield has picked up the pace with three multi-hit efforts in the last five games. He's gone 8-for-24 with two stolen bases, five RBI and seven runs scored in that span. Kansas City's leadoff hitter is slashing .259/.320/.380 with a league-leading 16 steals, four home runs, 29 RBI and 35 runs scored in 53 games overall.

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