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May 23, 2013

Daily Roundup

Around the League: May 23, 2013

by Clint Chisam

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Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

Probable Pitchers for May 23, 2013

PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers

Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:

National League:
 
(30-16) Cardinals - 5 at 3 - Padres (21-25) 
  • Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons earned a win in his major league debut after allowing one run and four hits in seven innings.
  • Padres RP Tim Stauffer pitched 5 2/3 innings in relief, allowing one run and striking out seven.
  • Padres SP Burch Smith lasted just one-plus innings and gave up four runs.
  • Cardinals C Yadier Molina had four of the teams 14 hits.
  • Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko went 2-for-4 and hit his fifth homer.
(29-18) Reds  - 7 at 4 - Mets (17-27)
  • Mets 1B Ike Davis went 0-for-2 with two walks and had a couple of key miscues in the field.
  • Mets 2B Daniel Murphy went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI as the leadoff hitter.
  • Mets OF Rick Ankiel tripled and doubled twice.
  • Reds SS Zack Cozart went 4-for-5 with two doubles.
(23-24) Phillies - 3 at 0 - Marlins (13-34)
  • Phillies SP Cliff Lee allowed just three hits, two walks and no runs while striking out five in a complete game shutout.
  • Phillies OF Delmon Young homered for the second straight game.
  • Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria went 0-for-4 at the plate, watching his average drop to .193.
  • Phillies got two hits each from Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Lee.
(19-26) Dodgers - 9 at 2 - Brewers (18-27)
  • Making his first appearance in 15 days, Dodgers C Ramon Hernandez went 2-for-3 with a homer and two walks.
  • Dodgers OF Scott Van Slyke doubled twice and knocked in two runs while starting in place of the benched Andre Ethier.
  • Brewers SP Wily Peralta lasted just 1 2/3 innings and gave up six runs -- four earned.
  • Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed two runs in 7 1/3 innings.
(26-21) Diamondbacks - 1 at 4 - Rockies (26-21)
(24-23) Nationals - 2 at 1 - Giants (26-21) (10 innings)
  • Nationals OF Bryce Harper homered in the sixth and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th.
  • Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball in a no-decision.
  • Nationals RP Rafael Soriano bounced back from Tuesday's blown save to pitch a scoreless inning for his 13th save.
  • Giants 2B Marco Scutaro went 0-for-3 with two walks, snapping his 19-game hitting streak.
(18-27) Cubs - 0 at 1 - Pirates (28-18)
  • Pirates SP Francisco Liriano fired seven scoreless innings while striking out nine and allowing two hits for the win.
  • Pirates RP Mark Melancon earned his first save of the season.
  • Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija allowed one run over seven innings while striking out eight.
  • Pirates 1B Garrett Jones knocked in the only run of the game with a single in the 1st inning.

American League:

(25-19) Tigers - 11 at 7 - Indians (26-19) 
(23-21) Rays - 3 at 4 - Blue Jays (18-26) (10 innings)
  • A one-man offense, Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista went 4-for-4 with two homers and a game-winning hit in the bottom of the 10th.
  • Rays SP Jeremy Hellickson pitched a season-high eighth innings and allowed two runs.
  • Rays RP Fernando Rodney took his fourth blown save.
  • Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle pitched well allowing just two runs and four hits over 7 strong innings in a no decision.
(24-23) Athletics - 1 at 3 - Rangers (30-17)
  • Athletics SP Jarrod Parker dropped to 2-6 after surrendering three runs in seven innings and gave up two home runs.
  • Rangers RP Ross Wolf allowed one run in five innings to pick up his first big-league win.
  • Rangers OF David Murphy hit a two-run homer in the first inning.
  • Rangers RP Joe Nathan picked up his 14th save of the year.
  • Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre blasted his 10th homer of the season.
(28-19) Red Sox - 6 at 2 - White Sox (21-24) 
  • White Sox 1B Paul Konerko went 2-for-4 with a home run.
  • Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz moved to 7-0 after allowing one run over seven innings.
  • White Sox RP Hector Santiago took the loss despite allowing just two runs in six innings.
  • Red Sox D David Ortiz knocked in two and stole a base in the win.
(21-22) Royals - 1 at 3 - Astros (14-33)
  • Astros OF J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. 
  • Astros RP Jose Veras picked up his eighth save of the season.
  • Royals SP James Shields allowed just two runs in seven innings but took the loss.
  • Astros SP Jordan Lyles went six innings, allowing just one run, and six hits.
(28-18) Yankees - 3 at 6 - Orioles (25-21)
  • Orioles 1B Chris Davis went 4-for-4 with his 14th home run.
  • Yankees OF Curtis Granderson went 3-for-3 with his first home run of the season.
  • Orioles C Matt Wieters went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer.
  • Orioles SP Jason Hammel allowed two runs over 6 2/3 innings.
(20-27) Mariners - 1 at 7 - Angels (19-27) 
Inter League:
 
(18-25) Twins - 3 at 8 - Braves (28-18) 
  • Braves SP Paul Maholm allowed just an unearned run over 7 1/3 innings for the win.
  • Making his first start in eight days, Braves C Evan Gattis hit a grand slam in the win.
  • Braves OF B.J. Upton hit his first homer since April 23 off Vance Worley.
  • Twins OF Aaron Hicks went 3-for-4 and hit his fourth homer.
Player Transactions:

National League:
  • Cardinals purchased the contract of LHP Tyler Lyons from Triple-A Memphis.
  • Cardinals placed RHP Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 21, with right shoulder irritation.
  • Cubs recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.
  • Cubs placed RHP Shawn Camp on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right big toe.
  • Rockies optioned 2B Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  • Phillies optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
American League:
  • Twins optioned RHP Vance Worley to Triple-A Rochester.
  • Orioles acquired INF Josh Horton from the Athletics for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
  • Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Ross Wolf from Triple-A Round Rock.
  • Twins transferred OF Darin Mastroianni from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  • Twins purchased the contract of 1B/3B Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester.
  • White Sox optioned LHP Donnie Veal to Triple-A Charlotte.
Injury Updates:

National League:

  • Phillies RP Mike Adams (back) threw a bullpen session Wednesday.
  • Mets SP Zack Wheeler allowed three runs in five innings Wednesday for Triple-A Las Vegas in his return to action.
  • Rockies RP Rafael Betancourt (groin) will not require a trip to the disabled list.
  • Diamondbacks OF Adam Eaton is dealing with renewed soreness in his left elbow and has returned to Phoenix for an examination.
  • Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Wednesday that SP Kyle Lohse began feeling discomfort in his right elbow "two or three starts ago" and was recovering slower than usual between starts.
  • Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia will undergo surgery on his left shoulder.
  • Reds trainer Paul Lessard said Wednesday that OF Chris Heisey (hamstring) is able to jog at about "80 percent effort."
  • Reds RP Nick Masset (shoulder) is throwing from a distance of 120 feet.
  • Phillies 2B Chase Utley (rib cage) will undergo an MRI on Thursday.
  • CBS Sports' Scott Miller reports that the Cardinals are hoping that SP Chris Carpenter (shoulder, neck) is able to join the starting rotation in late June or early July.
  • Padres SP Clayton Richard (illness) gave up two runs in six innings Tuesday in his second minor league rehab start with Triple-A Tucson.
  • Mets RP Tim Byrdak (shoulder) threw his third bullpen session Wednesday.
  • Marlins SP Kevin Slowey left Wednesday's start against the Phillies after the fifth inning with a left lat strain.
  • Cardinals SP Jake Westbrook had to stop his bullpen session Wednesday after 20 pitches due to pain in his right elbow.
  • Phillies SP John Lannan (quad) is scheduled to face hitters next Wednesday.
  • SP Roy Halladay (shoulder) could rejoin the Phillies' rotation in late August if everything progresses on schedule.
  • Padres 2B Logan Forsythe (foot) will begin playing in extended spring training games on Friday.
  • Padres OF Cameron Maybin (wrist) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson on Friday.
American League:
  • Angels RP Ryan Madson has experienced yet another setback in his recovery from Tommy John elbow surgery.
  • Red Sox C David Ross (concussion) is hopeful to begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday with Double-A Portland.
  • Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe said Wednesday that he passed his concussion test, but was placed on the 7-day disabled list because of his initial wooziness.
  • Orioles DH Nolan Reimold (hamstring) is not expected to be ready for activation from the disabled list when first eligible.
  • Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back and will need 6-8 weeks of rest.
  • Angels SP Jered Weaver (elbow) threw 5 2/3 innings Wednesday afternoon in a start at extended spring training.
  • Yankees SS Eduardo Nunez (rib cage) took batting practice Wednesday.
  • Yankees 3B Kevin Youkilis (back) took six at-bats in a simulated game Wednesday.
  • Yankees SP Andy Pettitte (trapezius) will play catch either Thursday or Friday.
  • There is no timetable for when Yankees SP Ivan Nova (triceps) will be activated from the disabled list.
  • White Sox SP John Danks (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list to make his season debut on Friday against the Marlins.
  • Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he would be "shocked" if SP Hiroki Kuroda (calf) was unable to make his next start.
  • Astros SP Bud Norris (back) expects to make his next scheduled start.
  • White Sox 1B Adam Dunn is still dealing with back pain but plans to continue playing through it.
Notes and Rumors:

National League:
  • Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the club has discussed calling up prospect outfielders Yasiel Puig and Joc Pederson.
  • 2B D.J. LeMahieu is expected to take over as the Rockies' starting second baseman following the demotion of Josh Rutledge.
American League:
  • Rays SP Jake Odorizzi's next start has been pushed back to next Monday against the Marlins.
  • Rays SP Alex Cobb will move up a day in the rotation to start Sunday against the Yankees.
  • Indians 1B Nick Swisher is expected to return on Friday from paternity leave.
  • Yankees RP Vidal Nuno will start Saturday against the Rays.

 

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