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September 10, 2013

Daily Roundup

Around the League: September 10, 2013

by Clint Chisam

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Probable Pitchers for September 10, 2013

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

Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:

National League:
(72-71) Diamondbacks - 1 at 8 - Dodgers (84-59)
  • Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez finished 2-for-4 with a double, homer and two RBI.
  • Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe crushed solo home runs in his first three at-bats.
  • Dodgers SP Ricky Nolasco only gave up an unearned run on three hits over 6 2/3 innings.
  • Diamondbacks SP Randall Delgado was blasted for five runs in just 2 2/3 innings.
(86-57) Braves
- 5 at 2 - Marlins (53-89)
  • Braves SP Kris Medlen yielded two runs in 6 1/3 innings and struck out six.
  • Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez was lifted after giving up five runs in four innings.
  • Marlins OF Chris Coghlan went 4-for-4 from the leadoff spot.
(61-82) Cubs
- 2 at 0 - Reds (82-63)
  • Cubs SP Travis Wood scattered six hits in seven innings and combined with two relievers on a shutout.
  • Cubs 3B Luis Valbuena doubled and homered.
(74-69) Nationals - 9 at 0 -
Mets
(64-78)
(66-79) Rockies
- 2 at 3 - Giants (65-79) (10 innings)
  • Giants C Buster Posey finished 2-for-4 with a homer.
  • Giants SP Tim Lincecum yielded two runs on seven hits over eight innings.
  • Rockies SP Jhoulys Chacin tossed seven innings of one-run ball
American League:
(75-69) Royals - 3 at 4 - Indians (77-66)
  • Indians SP Ubaldo Jimenez allowed just an unearned run over seven innings and struck out 10.
  • Royals OF Alex Gordon went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer.
(82-62) Tigers - 1 at 5 - White Sox (58-85)
  • White Sox 3B Conor Gillaspie smacked a pair of doubles.
  • White Sox SP Chris Sale fired eight innings of one-run ball.
  • Tigers SP Max Scherzer failed in his quest for his 20th win, allowing five runs (four earned) over four innings.
(76-68) Yankees - 2 at 4 - Orioles (77-66)
  • Orioles SP Chris Tillman struck out nine while allowing two runs in seven innings.
  • Hitting second for the first time this year, Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with a homer.
(48-96) Astros - 6 at 4 - Mariners (65-79)
  • Astros RP Josh Fields allowed a solo homer but escaped to earn his fourth save of the season.
  • Astros SP Jarred Cosart allowed one unearned run on only two hits over five innings in a no-decision.
  • Mariners SP Taijuan Walker struck out eight in five innings, allowing two runs on five hits, in a no-decision.
(67-76) Angels - 3 at 6 - Twins (62-80)
  • Twins C Josmil Pinto doubled three times and walked.
  • Getting a rare start against a lefty, Angels OF Kole Calhoun finished up 3-for-4 with an RBI double.
Inter League:
(81-61) Pirates - 1 at 0 - Rangers (81-61)
  • Pirates RP Mark Melancon secured his 12th save of the year.
  • Pirates SP Gerrit Cole struck out a career-high nine batters over seven shutout innings in a brilliant road victory.
  • Rangers SP Yu Darvish allowed only one run on four hits over seven innings.
Player Transactions:

National League:
  • Nationals released C Kris Watts.
  • Braves recalled C Christian Bethancourt from Double-A Mississippi.
  • Mets placed LHP Scott Rice on the 60-day disabled list with a sports hernia.
  • Mets placed 1B Ike Davis on the 60-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
American League:
  • Orioles sent INF Alex Liddi outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
  • Astros activated C Carlos Corporan from the 15-day disabled list.
  • Angels optioned INF Tommy Field to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  • Angels recalled C John Hester from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Injury Updates:

National League:

  • SP Charlie Morton (left foot) hopes to rejoin the Pirates on Tuesday and throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
  • Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (elbow, forearm) is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Thursday.
  • Braves RP Jordan Walden (groin) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday.
  • Braves OF Jason Heyward (jaw) will take batting practice on the field Friday.
  • Mets 3B David Wright (hamstring) still believes that he'll return to the field this season.
  • Nationals OF Bryce Harper (hip) will miss just two more games.
  • Reds SP Johnny Cueto (back) threw 30 pitches of live batting practice on Sunday afternoon.
  • Phillies OF Domonic Brown (heel) is scheduled to resume baseball-related activities on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Pirates SP Charlie Morton (left foot) hopes to rejoin the Pirates on Tuesday and throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
  • Marlins C Jeff Mathis left Monday's game against the Braves with a bruised right thumb.
  • 3B Wilmer Flores (ankles) returned to the Mets' lineup Monday.
  • Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Mets RP Bobby Parnell will undergo surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck.
  • Giants RP Chad Gaudin (carpal tunnel syndrome) threw a simulated game Monday.
  • Mets RP Jeurys Familia (elbow) began a rehab assignment with Single-A Savannah on Monday.
American League
  • Steve Pearce (wrist) "likely won't be ready to come off [the disabled list] when eligible Thursday," according to the Baltimore Sun's Dan Connolly.
  • Indians SP Justin Masterson (oblique) would like to resume playing catch during the club's upcoming series against the White Sox, which begins on Friday.
  • Mariners SP Felix Hernandez has been scratched from his scheduled Wednesday start due to ongoing back discomfort.
  • C Jason Castro (knee) remained out of the Astros' lineup Monday.
  • Angels 2B Howie Kendrick (knee) is expected to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday.
  • Rangers SP Yu Darvish left Monday's start against the Pirates due to cramping in his right leg.
  • Mariners 2B Nick Franklin (head) returned to the Mariners' lineup Monday.
  • Rangers OF Jim Adduci left Monday's game against the Pirates with a right biceps strain.
  • Yankees RP David Robertson (shoulder) might not be available for the series against the Orioles.
  • SP Felix Hernandez (oblique) will throw this weekend before the Mariners determine when he'll make his next start.

Notes & Rumors:

National League:

  • SP Aaron Harang will make his Mets' debut on Thursday against the Nationals.
  • MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Dodgers are close to a deal with free agent SS Alexander Guerrero.
  • SS Cliff Pennington will be away from the Diamondbacks all week for the birth of his second child.
  • Chris Owings has started at shortstop in three consecutive games for Arizona.

American League:

  • Orioles OF Nick Markakis plans to play on Wednesday, the day his wife is scheduled to have labor induced to deliver the couple's third child.
  • Twins manager Ron Gardenhire announced that the team will finish the season with a six-man rotation.
  • Twins manager Ron Gardenhire acknowledged that the team won't promote OF Aaron Hicks this month.
  • The Sporting News' Anthony Witrado reports that the Red Sox have agreed to pick up SP Jon Lester's $13 million option for 2014.

Yesterday's Top Hitters:

PLAYER TEAM OPP SCORE H/AB HR R RBI BB TB SB
Juan Uribe LAD vs ARI 8-1 W 4/4 3 3 4 0 13 0
Josmil Pinto MIN vs LAA 6-3 W 3/4 0 2 1 1 6 0
Hanley Ramirez LAD vs ARI 8-1 W 2/3 1 3 1 1 6 0
Abraham Almonte SEA vs HOU 4-6 L 2/5 1 2 2 0 6 0
Denard Span WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 3/5 1 2 1 0 6 0
Alex Gordon KC @ CLE 3-4 L 2/5 1 2 2 0 5 1
Adrian Gonzalez LAD vs ARI 8-1 W 2/4 1 1 2 0 6 0
Tyler Moore WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 2/3 1 1 1 1 6 0
Jayson Werth WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 2/5 1 1 3 0 5 0
Brad Miller SEA vs HOU 4-6 L 2/5 1 2 1 0 5 0
Luis Valbuena CHC @ CIN 2-0 W 2/4 1 1 1 0 6 0
Nick Markakis BAL vs NYY 4-2 W 3/4 0 1 1 0 4 0
Victor Martinez DET @ CHW 1-5 L 2/3 1 1 1 0 5 0
Alex Rodriguez NYY @ BAL 2-4 L 2/4 1 1 1 0 5 0
Buster Posey SF vs COL 3-2 W 2/4 1 1 1 0 5 0
Ryan Zimmerman WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 1/3 1 2 1 2 4 0
Chris Coghlan MIA vs ATL 2-5 L 4/4 0 0 0 0 4 0
Jose Altuve HOU @ SEA 6-4 W 3/5 0 1 0 0 4 1
Kole Calhoun LAA @ MIN 3-6 L 3/4 0 0 1 0 4 0
Trevor Plouffe MIN vs LAA 6-3 W 2/4 0 0 3 0 3 0
Wilson Ramos WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 1/5 1 1 3 0 4 0
Angel Pagan SF vs COL 3-2 W 3/5 0 2 0 0 3 0
Ryan Doumit MIN vs LAA 6-3 W 2/4 0 1 1 1 3 0
Ryan Sweeney CHC @ CIN 2-0 W 1/3 1 1 1 1 4 0
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE vs KC 4-3 W 1/3 1 1 1 0 4 0
Lyle Overbay NYY @ BAL 2-4 L 1/3 1 1 1 0 4 0
Carlos Santana CLE vs KC 4-3 W 1/3 1 1 1 0 4 0
Josh Hamilton LAA @ MIN 3-6 L 2/4 0 0 1 0 4 0
Conor Gillaspie CHW vs DET 5-1 W 2/4 0 1 0 0 4 0
Yan Gomes CLE vs KC 4-3 W 1/3 1 1 1 0 4 0

Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:

Player Team Opponent Score IP H R ER BB K PIT DEC
Gio Gonzalez WSH @ NYM 9-0 W 9 1 0 0 2 8 110 W
Gerrit Cole PIT @ TEX 1-0 W 7 3 0 0 2 9 92 W
Chris Sale CHW vs DET 5-1 W 8 4 1 1 1 8 114 W
Travis Wood CHC @ CIN 2-0 W 7 6 0 0 0 7 100 W
Ubaldo Jimenez CLE vs KC 4-3 W 7 7 1 0 0 10 99 W
Ricky Nolasco LAD vs ARI 8-1 W 6.2 3 1 0 1 6 100 W
Chris Tillman BAL vs NYY 4-2 W 7 4 2 2 0 9 110 W
Yu Darvish TEX vs PIT 0-1 L 7 4 1 1 1 6 81 L
Jhoulys Chacin COL @ SF 2-3 L 7 4 1 1 1 5 100 ND
Ervin Santana KC @ CLE 3-4 L 7 4 4 3 0 7 97 L
Tim Lincecum SF vs COL 3-2 W 8 7 2 2 1 3 107 ND
Bronson Arroyo CIN vs CHC 0-2 L 7 7 2 2 0 6 89 L
Jarred Cosart HOU @ SEA 6-4 W 5 2 1 0 6 3 91 ND
Kris Medlen ATL @ MIA 5-2 W 6.1 6 2 2 2 6 108 W
Taijuan Walker SEA vs HOU 4-6 L 5 5 2 2 1 8 84 ND
CC Sabathia NYY @ BAL 2-4 L 7.1 7 4 3 2 6 115 L
Jered Weaver LAA @ MIN 3-6 L 6 9 3 3 2 5 89 ND
Pedro Hernandez MIN vs LAA 6-3 W 4.2 8 3 3 1 3 89 ND
Max Scherzer DET @ CHW 1-5 L 4 6 5 4 2 6 90 L
Henderson Alvarez MIA vs ATL 2-5 L 4 5 5 5 3 2 63 L
Carlos Torres NYM vs WSH 0-9 L 4 5 6 6 2 4 75 L
Randall Delgado ARI @ LAD 1-8 L 2.2 7 5 5 1 2 70 L

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