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Probable Pitchers for May 17, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Reds OF Jay Bruce had an RBI single in the fourth and a two-run double in the 10th.
- Reds SP Mat Latos pitched 8 1/3 innings of two-run ball in a no-decision.
- Marlins RP Steve Cishek took his fourth loss after giving up three runs in 1 2/3 innings.
- Marlins OF Juan Pierre hit his annual homer, delivering a leadoff shot off Mat Latos in the first.
(16-23) Brewers – 1 at 7 – Pirates (24-17)
- Mets SP Jonathon Niese allowed just two runs and six hits over 7.1 innings for the win.
- Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright allowed three run and six hits over six innings while striking out eight in a loss.
- Mets 2B Daniel Murphy had a big day going 4-for-4 with and RBI, walk and run scored.
- Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
- Mets 3B David Wright went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored.
- Mets RP Bobby Parnell picked up just his 4th save of the season.
- Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg gave up two runs — one earned — over eight innings.
- In his return to the starting lineup, Nationals OF Bryce Harper (nausea, shoulder, knee) hit his 11th home run in a victory.
- Padres SS Everth Cabrera went 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and an RBI.
- Padres C Nick Hundley went 0-for-4 to drop his average to .250.
- Padres SP Edinson Volquez allowed five runs over five innings.
- Mariners RP Tom Wilhelmsen notched his 11th save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning.
- Mariners OF Michael Morse went 2-for-3 with a homer and a walk.
- Mariners RP Hector Noesi allowed an unearned run over 4 1/3 innings.
- Mariners SS Brendan Ryan turned in his first multihit game since April 5, going 2-for-4 with an RBI.
- Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli went 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts.
- Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks delivered a three-run double with two outs in the ninth.
- Making his first start in 13 days, Red Sox SP Felix Doubront pitched around six walks to allow two runs in five innings.
- Red Sox RP Junichi Tazawa pitched two scoreless innings for the victory.
- Rays RP Fernando Rodney gave up three runs in the ninth to take his third blown save and his second loss.
- Red Sox OF Jacoby Ellsbury went 0-for-5, dropping his average to .249.
- White Sox SP Jose Quintana surrendered four runs over 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision.
- White Sox RP Addison Reed twirled a perfect ninth inning against the Angels Thursday for his 13th save.
- Angels C Chris Iannetta went 1-for-2 with a walk.
- Angels RP Jerome Williams held the White Sox to two runs over six innings Thursday in a no-decision loss.
- Nationals recalled C Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse.
- Nationals placed C Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.
- Rockies recalled RHP Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies recalled INF D.J. LeMahieu from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies placed LHP Jeff Francis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 15, with a left groin strain.
- Rockies designated INF Reid Brignac for assignment.
- Angels recalled RHP Ryan Brasier from Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Angels purchased the contract of RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Angels optioned LHP Michael Roth to Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Angels designated RHP Barry Enright for assignment.
- Rangers recalled RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Round Rock.
- Rangers placed RHP Alexi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis.
- Orioles prospect infielder Jonathan Schoop has been placed on the 7-day disabled list with Triple-A Norfolk due to a lower back strain.
- Rangers LHP Martin Perez has been promoted from Double-A Frisco to Triple-A Round Rock.
- Indians optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Triple-A Columbus.
- Yankees optioned RHP Brett Marshall to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
- Yankees recalled RHP Dellin Betances from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
- Rays recalled LHP Alex Torres from Triple-A Durham.
- Rays placed LHP David Price on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left triceps muscle.
- Padres SP Clayton Richard (illness) will make a second rehab start with Triple-A Tucson.
- Padres 2B Logan Forsythe (foot) took batting practice on the field Thursday.
- Padres OF Cameron Maybin (wrist) hit in the batting cages on Thursday.
- Cubs SP Matt Garza (lat) allowed just two hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out six over six scoreless innings in Thursday's rehab start with Triple-A Iowa.
- Nationals OF Jayson Werth's return from the disabled list is expected to be delayed a few days after he felt some slight tightness in his right hamstring during his first rehab game with High-A Potomac Wednesday.
- Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he's "probably not that confident" that SP Ross Detwiler (back) will be able to make his next start.
- Braves prospect right-hander J.R. Graham has been prescribed rest to address his right shoulder strain.
- Pirates SP James McDonald (shoulder) could throw off a mound next Tuesday.
- Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood is expected to be recalled to start Sunday against the Giants in place of the injured Jeff Francis (groin).
- The Reds have determined that OF Chris Heisey's hamstring aggravation was not severe.
- Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) will make his next rehab start Saturday with Double-A Altoona.
- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Thursday that SP Charlie Morton (elbow, shoulder) will make three more minor league rehab starts.
- The Royals are expected to place OF Jarrod Dyson (ankle) on the disabled list.
- Yankees C Chris Stewart will undergo an MRI on his left groin.
- Yankees SP Andy Pettitte left Thursday's start against the Mariners with a tight left trapezius muscle.
- Rangers RP Justin Miller (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Friday.
- Rangers RP Kyle McClellan (lat) has been activated from Triple-A Round Rock's disabled list.
- Angels SP Tommy Hanson could rejoin the Angels' rotation on May 25.
- Red Sox RP Joel Hanrahan underwent Tommy John surgery in addition to flexor tendon surgery on his right elbow Thursday.
- Angels RP Kevin Jepsen (triceps) is nearing a rehab assignment.
- Angels RP Sean Burnett (forearm) is expected to be activated from the disabled list next Tuesday.
- Yankees SS Derek Jeter (ankle) is close to getting the walking boot on his left foot removed again.
- Rangers C A.J. Pierzynski (oblique) is expected to play rehab games on Sunday and Monday.
- Yankees manager Joe Girardi indicated that SP Ivan Nova (triceps, side) is slated to pitch Monday in Tampa.
- Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) is scheduled to throw 50 pitches Friday, either in extended spring training or an intrasquad game.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow, triceps) is scheduled to throw a bullpen Friday and resume his minor league rehab assignment Monday with Double-A Frisco.
- Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Thursday that RP Joba Chamberlain (oblique) needs at least one more rehab appearance before coming off the disabled list.
Notes and Rumors:
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong will make his next scheduled start on Monday against the Nationals.
- Reds RP Jonathan Broxton has lowered his ERA from 6.35 to 4.41 in May.
- Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda has not allowed more than three earned runs in a start this season.
- Rangers SS Elvis Andrus has hit safely in 12 of 15 games this month.
- Entering play on Thursday, Tigers 1B Prince Fielder was hitting just .229 in May.
- Red Sox manager John Farrell said Thursday that the club isn't considering shutting RP Daniel Bard down or sending him to extended spring training.
- Rangers RP Josh Lindblom will be called up to start Monday against the Athletics.
- Tigers RP Joaquin Benoit hasn't allowed a run since April 27.