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Probable Pitchers for June 10, 2013

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

Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:

National League:

(29-34) Padres – 7 at 8 – Rockies (34-30) (10 innings)
  • Rockies OF Dexter Fowler drove in the game-winning run in the 10th inning.
  • Rockies SP Juan Nicasio allowed two runs on four hits over six innings.
  • Padres C Nick Hundley went 2-for-4 with a home run.
  • Padres SP Clayton Richard struggled again, allowing four earned runs over six innings in a loss.

(31-33) Phillies – 1 at 9 – Brewers (25-37)

(39-24) Braves – 8 at 1 – Dodgers (27-35)
  • Dodgers SP Matt Magill lasted just 3 2/3 innings giving up seven runs — three earned.
  • Braves 2B Dan Uggla had two home runs.
  • Braves SP Mike Minor picked up his eighth win of the season allowing one run and six hits.
(33-29) Giants – 6 at 2 – Diamondbacks (35-28)
  • Giants RP Chad Gaudin gave up two runs on five hits over six innings.
  • Giants 2B Marco Scutaro went 3-for-4 with a home run.
  • Diamondbacks SP Tyler Skaggs allowed five runs on eight hits over five innings.
(18-44) Marlins – 8 at 4 – Mets (23-35) (10 innings)
  • Marlins SP Tom Koehler allowed four runs over seven innings in a no decision.
  • Mets SP Jonathan Niese allowed two runs over 6.2 innings in a no decision.
  • Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich hit his 5th homer while C Miguel Olivo hit his 4th.
  • Mets 2B Daniel Murphy hit his 5th homer of the season.
(37-26) Pirates – 1 at 4 – Cubs (25-35)
  • Cubs SP Edwin Jackson allowed one run over seven innings for the win.
  • Pirates SP Jeff Locke carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning but was left with a no-decision.
  • Cubs RP Kevin Gregg picked up his 7th save of the year.
  • Cubs 3B Cody Ransom delievered his 6th homer of the season.
(40-22) Cardinals – 11 at 4 – Reds (37-25) (10 innings)
  • Cardinals OF Shane Robinson scored a run as a pinch-runner.
  • Cardinals SP Lance Lynn gave up four runs on five hits over six innings in his start.
  • Cardinals OF Matt Holliday hit a grand slam in the 10th inning.
  • Reds SP Bronson Arroyo allowed two runs on six hits and one walk over six innings.

American League:

(35-28) Orioles – 10 at 7 – Rays (33-29)
  • Orioles OF Adam Jones finished 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in the Orioles' 10-7 win over the Rays on Sunday.
  • Rays SP Matt Moore coughed up nine runs — eight earned — over five innings.
  • Rays OF Sam Fuld homered for his first time since the 2011 season.
  • Rays 2B Ben Zobrist smacked a homer.
(37-26) Yankees – 2 at 1 – Mariners (27-37)
  • Mariners SP Felix Hernandez was forced to settle for a no-decision after allowing one run on five hits over seven innings in his start.
  • Yankees OF Brett Gardner went 4-for-5 with a double.
  • Yankees SP David Phelps allowed one run on three hits over six innings in a no-decision.
(30-32) Indians – 1 at 4 – Tigers (35-26)
  • Tigers SP Jose Alvarez tossed six innings of one-run ball in his major league debut.
  • Tigers RP Joaquin Benoit recorded his third save of the season with a scoreless inning.
  • Indians SP Justin Masterson allowed four runs on six hits and three walks over seven innings.
  • Tigers OF Don Kelly launched a three-run homer.
  • Indians SS Mike Aviles went 0-for-3.
(37-25) Rangers – 6 at 4 – Blue Jays (27-35)
  • Rangers SP Justin Grimm didn't pitch well but escaped with a no-decision, allowing four runs on five hits and three walks over 5 2/3 innings.
  • Rangers RP Joe Nathan recorded his 19th save of the season with a scoreless inning.
  • Blue Jays SP Josh Johnson yielded three runs on five hits and four walks over just five innings.
  • Rangers OF Nelson Cruz had an RBI single and a solo homer.
  • Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind ripped a three-run homer.
(27-36) Angels – 5 at 10 – Red Sox (39-25)
  • Red Sox SP Ryan Dempster allowed three runs over six innings for the win.
  • Angels SP Joe Blanton gave up six runs over 5 innings for the loss.
  • Angels 1B Albert Pujols hit his 10th homer of the year while 3B Alberto Callaspo hit his 4th.
  • Red Sox DH David Ortiz launched his 13th bomb of the season.
  • Red Sox C Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit his 7th and 8th homers of the season in the win.
(38-27) Athletics – 2 at 4 – White Sox (27-34)

  • White Sox RP Addison Reed collected his 19th save of the year.
  • White Sox RP Matt Thornton picked up his 12th hold.
  • Athletics OF Coco Crisp smacked his 7th home run of the season.
  • White Sox SP Hector Santiago went 6.1 innings for the win allowing just one run.
  • White Sox C Tyler Flowers and OF Alex Rios hit homers in the victory.
(22-42) Astros – 0 at 2 – Royals (28-32)
Inter League:
(27-32) Twins – 0 at 7 – Nationals (30-31) Game 1
  • Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann moved to 9-3 after allowing just two hits and two walks over seven innings.
  • Twins SP Scott Diamond was rocked, getting charged with seven runs — six earned — on 10 hits and two walks over just 4 2/3 frames.
  • Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon had an RBI single and a two-RBI double.
  • Nationals C Kurt Suzuki went 0-for-3 with a walk.
(27-33) Twins – 4 at 5 – Nationals (31-31) Game 2
  • Twins SS Pedro Florimon hit his 3rd homer of the year.
  • Nationals SP Nate Karns lasted just 3 innings allowing 4 runs.
  • Twins SP Samuel Deduno gave up two runs over 5 innings in a no decision.
  • Nationals OF Jayson Werth knocked in a pair of runs in the win.

Player Transactions:

National League:

  • Mets optioned 1B Ike Davis to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  • Dodgers recalled RHP Matthew Magill from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  • Dodgers placed LHP Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 5, with a neck sprain.
  • Marlins activated 1B Logan Morrison from the 60-day disabled list.
  • Marlins placed OF Chris Coghlan on the 15-day disabled list with right calf irritation.
  • Phillies purchased the contract of C Steven Lerud from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  • Phillies placed C Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee injury.
  • Brewers activated RHP Jim Henderson from the 15-day disabled list.
  • Mets optioned OF Mike Baxter to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  • Mets optioned LHP Robert Carson to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  • Nationals optioned OF Tyler Moore to Triple-A Syracuse.
American League:
  • Blue Jays optioned RHP Thad Weber to Triple-A Buffalo.
  • Tigers recalled RHP Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo.
  • Tigers optioned LHP Jose Alvarez to Triple-A Toledo.
  • Athletics acquired INF/OF Vincent Catricala from the Mariners in exchange for cash or a player to be named later.
  • Rangers recalled RHP Josh Lindblom from Triple-A Round Rock.
  • Rangers placed RHP Alexi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with right shoulder inflammation.
  • Blue Jays recalled RHP Thad Weber from Triple-A Buffalo.
  • Rangers transferred RHP Joakim Soria from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  • Rangers purchased the contract of RHP Kyle McClellan from Triple-A Round Rock.
  • Rangers placed LHP Michael Kirkman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 7, with cutaneous lymphoma.
  • Twins recalled INF Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester.
  • Tigers purchased the contract of LHP Jose Alvarez from Triple-A Toledo.

Injury Updates:
National League:
  • Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (hamstring) is on track to begin a running program Tuesday.
  • Brewers OF Ryan Braun left Sunday's game in the third inning with right thumb soreness.
  • Dodgers OF Matt Kemp (hamstring) is unlikely to be activated from the disabled list on Friday after having a setback while running on Sunday.
  • Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez is undergoing an MRI on his ailing left hamstring Sunday.
  • Phillies 2B Chase Utley (oblique) started swinging in the batting cage and also went through a vigorous ground ball workout on Sunday.
  • Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras went 1-for-4 with a double in his return to action for Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.
  • Marlins 1B Casey Kotchman is nursing soreness in his ribs.
  • Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (hamstring) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Monday.
  • Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez has revealed that he has dealt with left knee tendinitis since spring training.
  • Mets SP Matt Harvey (back) has been cleared to make his next start.
  • Phillies RP Mike Adams might not be available to pitch until at least Tuesday due to irritation in his right biceps.
  • Diamondbacks SP Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) is feeling fine after suffering a seizure last week.
  • An MRI on Sunday confirmed that Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval is only dealing with a left foot strain.
  • Reds RP Sean Marshall (shoulder) has resumed a throwing program.
  • Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko left Sunday's game with a right groin injury.
  • Rockies RP Edgmer Escalona was removed from Sunday's game in the seventh inning with left triceps soreness.
American League:
  • Blue Jays RP Darren Oliver (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list Monday.
  • Twins pitching prospect Alex Meyer has been placed on Double-A New Britain's disabled list due to a shoulder strain.
  • Yankees SS Eduardo Nunez (oblique) has resumed rotational activity in his rehab.
  • Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) allowed an unearned run on two hits and a walk while striking out four over 4 1/3 innings in his first rehab start with High-A Tampa Sunday.
  • Rays RP Brandon Gomes (lat) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session by the end of the week.
  • Rangers SP Neftali Feliz (elbow) has been throwing off a half mound.
  • Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler (rib) began hitting off a tee on Saturday.
  • Indians RP Chris Perez (shoulder) will throw off a mound on Tuesday.
  • Indians SP Zach McAllister (finger) is expected to be sidelined anywhere from two to four weeks.
  • Tigers OF Austin Jackson (hamstring) is hoping to be activated from the disabled list next weekend.
  • Athletics SP Brett Anderson (foot) remains in a walking cast and is still using crutches.
  • Orioles 3B Wilson Betemit (knee) is hoping to return shortly after the All-Star break.
  • Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (calf) will begin a rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Rochester.
  • Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (neck) is questionable for his start Friday against the Orioles.

Notes and Rumors:

National League:

  • Marlins manager Mike Redmond said OF Marcell Ozuna will likely move to center field when Giancarlo Stanton (hamstring) returns from the disabled list on Monday.
  • Marlins SP Kevin Slowey will make his next start on Wednesday.
  • The Mets are expected to call up 1B Josh Satin from Triple-A Las Vegas on Monday.
American League:

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