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Probable Pitchers for April 29, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Pirates C Russell Martin slugged two home runs, numbers 4 and 5 of the year.
- Pirates SP Jeff Locke threw seven shutout innings while collecting his 3rd win of the season.
- Cardinals SP Shelby Miller gave up three earned runs over 5 2/3 innings in the loss.
- Pirates OF Jose Tabata hit his 1st dinger of the year.
- Pirates OF Starling Marte went 2-for-5 and swiped his 7th bag of the season.
- Cardinals 3B David Freese went 0-for-3 dropping his average to .178.
- Brewers SP Kyle Lohse allowed two runs on five hits over seven innings.
- Dodgers RP Brandon League picked up his eighth save.
- Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw had a season-high 12 strikeouts over eight scoreless innings.
- Dodgers OF Carl Crawford supplied all the offense in this game with 2 solo jacks, his 4th and 5th of the year.
- Reds SP Tony Cingrani hurled six innings of scoreless ball while racking up 11 strikeouts and picking up his 2nd win.
- Nationals SP Ross Detwiler gave up four runs — three earned — in five innings in the loss.
- Reds SS Zack Cozart went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI's and a run scored.
- Reds 2B Brandon Phillips knocked in two with a single in the 1st.
- Reds RP Aroldis Chapman notched his 5th save of the year.
- Phillies SP Cole Hamels pitched around six walks to pick up his first win, allowing one run over six frames to pick up his 1st win of the year.
- Mets SP Jon Niese yielded three runs — one earned — over 6 2/3 frames in the loss.
- Phillies OF Freddy Galvis ripped a solo homer, his 2nd of the year.
- Phillies 1B Ryan Howard had a pinch hit 2-RBI single in the 7th inning.
Cubs – 4 at 6 – Marlins
- Marlins SP Ricky Nolasco won his second game, allowing three runs over seven frames.
- Cubs SP Carlos Villanueva whiffed eight batters but allowed four runs over six frames in the loss.
- Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton went 3-for-3 with four RBI's and a pair of home runs., numbers 2 and 3 of the season.
- Marlins RP Steve Cishek picked up his 3rd save of the year.
- Marlins SS Nick Green hit his 1st bomb of the season.
- Cubs C Dioner Navarro hit his 3rd homer of the season, a solo shot in the 9th.
- Rockies SP Jon Garland gave up three runs over six innings in the loss.
- Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin allowed two runs on nine hits over 6 2/3 innings and picked up his 3rd win of the season.
- Diamondbacks RP J.J. Putz tallied his 5th save of the year.
- Diamondbacks got RBI's from 2B Josh Wilson and OF Cody Ross.
- Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval went 4-for-5 with an RBI single.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong allowed six runs on eight hits in five-plus innings in the loss.
- Padres 3B Chase Headley went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a home run.
- Padres SP Jason Marquis allowed just two runs over six-plus innings for his second win of the season.
- Padres RP Huston Street picked up his 5th save of the season.
Orioles – 8 at 9 – Athletics
- Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson went 1-for-3 with a double.
- Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes went 2-for-5 with a home run.
- Athletics SP Bartolo Colon gave up five runs over six innings in a no-decision.
- Orioles OF Nate McLouth doubled and scored four runs.
- Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez allowed four runs over five-plus innings Sunday.
- Orioles 1B Chris Davis launched his 9th bomb of the year.
- Athletics DH Seth Smith hit his 3rd homer of the season.
- Royals SP Jeremy Guthrie tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings for the win.
- Indians SP Justin Masterson was clobbered for seven earned runs over 6 1/3 innings.
- Royals OF Alex Gordon went 2-for-4 with a 2-run homer, his 3rd of the season.
- Royals SS Alcides Escobar went 2-for-5 with a 2-run homer and two runs scored.
- Royals OF Jarrod Dyson went 2-for-4 with two RBI's.
- Indians SP Corey Kluber allowed seven hits and two runs over 7 innings for the win.
- Royals SP Will Smith gave up 7 hits and 4 runs in just 4 innings in the loss.
- Indians 2B Mike Aviles knocked in five runs and hit his 2nd homer of the year.
- Indians C Carlos Santana went 4-for-5 with an RBI, run scored and a stolen base.
- Red Sox DH David Ortiz went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Ortiz is now batting .516 on the year.
- Red Sox SP John Lackey allowed one earned run over six innings for the win.
- Astros SP Bud Norris gave up nine hits and three runs over 6 innings while taking the loss.
- Red Sox SS Stephen Drew had a two-run triple in the 4th inning.
- Red Sox OF Daniel Nava went 2-for-4 with 3 runs scored.
- Yankees SP Phil Hughes struck out nine allowing two runs over six innings in a no decision.
- Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey went seven solid innings but suffered a loss, allowing three runs.
- Yankees 1B Lyle Overbay singled and belted a two-run homer.
- Yankees RP Mariano Rivera picked up his 9th save of the season.
- Yankees OF Brennan Boesch hit his 2nd homer of the year.
Rays – 8 at 3 – White Sox
- Rays OF Ben Zobrist went 3-for-5 with two RBI.
- Rays SP David Price picked up his 1st win of the year going 7 innings, allowing six hits and threeruns while striking out nine.
- White Sox SP Dylan Axelrod went 6 innings allowing four hits and three runs in a no decision.
- Rays C Jose Lobaton hit his 2nd jack of the year.
- Rays OF Matt Joyce hit a solo homer, his 4th of the season.
- White Sox 1B Paul Konerko launched his 4th homer of the year, a two run shot.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas allowed just two runs over eight innings in a loss.
- Mariners OF Michael Morse went 2-for-4 and hit the game-winning home run.
- Mariners OF Jason Bay smashed his 2nd homer of the year.
- Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma was credited with one unearned run over six innings.
- Mariners RP Tom Wilhelmsen notched his 8th save of the season.
- Tigers SP Doug Fister allowed three runs over seven innings while picking up his 4th win of the year.
- Braves SP Mike Minor struggled in his start, allowing six runs and two walks over 6 2/3 innings in the loss.
- Tigers OF Austin Jackson hit his 2nd homer of the year, a 3-run shot.
- Tigers 2B Omar Infante went 2-for-4 including his 2nd bomb of the season.
- Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored.
- Diamondbacks placed SS Didi Gregorius on the 7-day concussion disabled list
- Diamondbacks activated OF Jason Kubel from the 15-day disabled list.
- Rockies designated 3B Chris Nelson for assignment.
- The Reds will call up OF Donald Lutz to take Chris Heisey's (hamstring) spot on the roster.
- Phillies designated C Humberto Quintero for assignment.
- Phillies reinstated C Carlos Ruiz from suspension.
- Reds OF Chris Heisey (hamstring) is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list.
- Rockies purchased the contract of 3B Nolan Arenado from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Orioles acquired C Chris Snyder from the Angels for RHP Rob Delaney.
- White Sox optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte.
- Red Sox optioned RHP Daniel Bard to Double-A Portland.
- Angels reinstated RHP Tommy Hanson from the bereavement list.
- Angels placed LHP Sean Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with left forearm irritation.
- Athletics designated OF Casper Wells for assignment.
- Athletics activated OF Yoenis Cespedes from the 15-day disabled list.
- Royals recalled LHP Will Smith from Triple-A Omaha.
- Orioles placed C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated left thumb.
- Orioles recalled C Luis Exposito from Triple-A Norfolk.
- Indians recalled LHP Scott Barnes from Triple-A Columbus.
- Indians recalled C/INF Yan Gomes from Triple-A Columbus.
- Indians placed C Lou Marson on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
- White Sox recalled RHP Deunte Heath from Triple-A Charlotte.
- White Sox placed RHP Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor muscle strain in his right elbow.
- Blue Jays optioned RHP Brad Lincoln to Triple-A Buffalo.
- Blue Jays reinstated 1B Adam Lind from the paternity leave list.
- Red Sox activated RHP John Lackey from the disabled list.
- Red Sox optioned C/DH Ryan Lavarnway to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Braves C Brian McCann (shoulder) could be activated from the disabled list in the next 7-10 days.
- Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki left Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks with a left shoulder strain.
- Pirates RP Kyle McPherson still has soreness in his right elbow and will be shut down for an extended period.
- Padres SP Tyson Ross (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson this week.
- Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is optimistic that Mark Ellis (quad) can avoid the disabled list.
- Mets manager Terry Collins said RP Frank Francisco (elbow) felt "OK" but "not great" during a 25-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.
- Cardinals RP Jason Motte (elbow) played catch from about 50 feet on Sunday.
- Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey (neck) expects to have MRI sometime this week.
- Yankees 3B Kevin Youkilis (back) will undergo an MRI on Monday.
- White Sox SP John Danks (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment Thursday at Double-A Birmingham.
- Mariners SP Danny Hultzen has been told by the Mariners' training staff that his left shoulder injury is "not worrisome.
- Angels 3B Alberto Callaspo (calf) will begin a rehab assignment at High-A Inland Empire on Tuesday.
- Angels SS Erick Aybar (heel) will play another rehab game at Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.
- Twins SP Rich Harden felt soreness in his surgically-repaired right shoulder while throwing last week.
- The Athletics will skip SP Brett Anderson's (ankle) next turn in the starting rotation.
- Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes (ankle) has ditched his cast and will now wearing a walking boot.
- Royals SP Felipe Paulino (elbow) threw 25 pitches of live batting practice on Saturday.
- Royals SP Danny Duffy (elbow) threw 20 pitches in an extended spring training game on Saturday.
- SP John Danks (shoulder) is expected to begin a rehab assignment at one of the White Sox' minor league affiliates in the middle of this week.
Notes and Rumors:
- Dodgers prospect OF Yasiel Puig was arrested by police early Sunday and charged with speeding, reckless driving and driving without proof of insurance.
- Pirates RP Jeanmar Gomez could start Wednesday against the Brewers in place of Jonathan Sanchez.