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Probable Pitchers for July 7, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Brewers OF Logan Schafer went 3-for-4 with an RBI double.
- Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez served up a solo home run to Marlon Byrd in the ninth inning, but fanned the other three hitters he faced for his eighth save.
- Brewers SP Yovani Gallardo was not at his best allowing four runs on six hits over six innings of work.
- Mets C John Buck hit his 15th home run of the season and tallied three RBI.
- Mets SP Shaun Marcum was knocked around again, allowing five earned runs on 11 hits over five innings.
- Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley pitched eight innings of one-run ball and delivered a three-run double.
- Diamondbacks OF Cody Ross had his first ever five-hit game and stole his first base of the season.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez went 4-for-4 with a homer and a double in his return to the starting lineup.
- Cardinals OF Shane Robinson delivered a pinch-hit single which led to the game-winning run.
- Making his second start of the season, Cardinals RP Joe Kelly yielded four runs over six innings in a no-decision.
- Marlins SP Nathan Eovaldi yielded three runs over 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Cardinals 1B Matt Adams launched a pinch-hit two-run homer.
- Marlins 1B Logan Morrison hit his third home run in his past four games.
- Rays DH Luke Scott hit an RBI double.
- Rays RP Fernando Rodney worked a perfect inning, preserving a three-run lead and earning his 19th save of the season.
- Rays SP Matt Moore earned his 12th victory of the season, surrendering just five hits and a pair of walks over 6 1/3 scoreless innings.
- White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a walk.
- White Sox SP Chris Sale racked up nine strikeouts, but was saddled with a loss after allowing two runs on six hits and a walk over his seven innings.
- Royals OF Jarrod Dyson went 3-for-3 with a go-ahead RBI single, a walk and two stolen bases.
- Royals SP Ervin Santana was handed a no-decision after he allowed three runs over seven innings.
- Athletics SP Jarrod Parker gave up three runs — two earned — in 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, and a walk.
- Phillies recalled 1B/OF Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies placed 1B Ryan Howard on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation.
- Padres C Yasmani Grandal will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday after suffering damage to the ACL and MCL in his right knee during Saturday's game.
- Marlins acquired RHPs Angel Sanchez, Steven Ames and Josh Wall from the Dodgers for RHP Ricky Nolasco.
- Mets activated INF Ruben Tejada from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas.
- Nationals placed LHP Ross Detwiler on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
- Orioles designated OF Russ Canzler for assignment.
- Orioles acquired INF Alex Liddi and International Signing Bonus Slot No. 3 from the Mariners for International Signing Bonus Slot No. 2.
- Indians recalled RHP Carlos Carrasco from Triple-A Columbus.
- Tigers activated RHP Anibal Sanchez from the 15-day disabled list.
- Yankees transferred 1B Mark Teixeira from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Yankees placed RHP David Phelps on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 5, with a right forearm strain.
- Yankees activated INF Eduardo Nunez from the 60-day disabled list.
- Red Sox optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Red Sox recalled INF Brock Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Nationals SP Ross Detwiler (back) is questionable for his start Monday against the Phillies.
- Cubs OF David DeJesus (shoulder) has resumed hitting activities.
- Nationals OF Bryce Harper is expected to be held out of the Nationals' lineup for the next two games.
- Diamondbacks 2B Willie Bloomquist is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks with two broken bones in his left hand.
- Manager Don Mattingly said he expects Dodgers OF Matt Kemp to miss "a couple of days" after he left Friday's game with AC joint irritation.
- Brewers SP Wily Peralta (hamstring) has been bumped to Tuesday.
- The Phillies haven't ruled out knee surgery for 1B Ryan Howard.
- Pirates 2B Neil Walker left Saturday's game against the Cubs with discomfort in his right side.
- Brewers OF Ryan Braun told reporters that his batting practice session went well on Saturday afternoon.
- Braves SP Brandon Beachy (elbow) threw a 50-pitch bullpen session on Saturday and reported feeling fine.
- Cardinals C Yadier Molina is getting his right knee examined.
- Diamondbacks OF Adam Eaton (elbow) went 1-for-3 and played seven innings in center field in his final rehab game with High-A Visalia on Saturday, and will now move his rehab assignment to Triple-A Reno beginning on Sunday.
- Dodgers SP Ted Lilly (neck) was knocked around in his second rehab start with High-A Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday, surrendering six runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings.
- Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez was removed from Saturday's game against the Mets in the sixth inning after aggravating his injured left knee.
- Nationals SP Dan Haren (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list on Monday to face the Phillies.
- Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia left Saturday's game with a right hand contusion.
- Orioles RP Steve Johnson (oblique) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Saturday.
- Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda (hip) will start Sunday against the Orioles.
- White Sox OF Dewayne Wise restarted his rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday, going 1-for-2.
- Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie (ankle) served as the DH on Saturday at Double-A New Hampshire and finished 2-for-4.
- Yankees SS Derek Jeter (ankle) went 0-for-2 with a walk and handled the one play hit in his direction Saturday in his first rehab game at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
- Angels RP Ryan Madson (elbow) is hoping to begin a rehab assignment shortly after the All-Star break.
- Red Sox RP Andrew Miller left Saturday's game in the seventh inning with a left foot injury.
Notes and Rumors:
- Cubs GM Jed Hoyer said Saturday that he's optimistic about reaching a deal with first-round 3B Kris Bryant.
- Cardinals SP Shelby Miller will have his next start pushed back to Wednesday against the Astros.
- The Cardinals have changed their rotation so that SP Adam Wainwright will start twice before the All-Star break.
- Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is one of five players on the final ballot for a spot on the 2013 NL All-Star team.
- Cardinals C Yadier Molina received the most votes of any National League player in the 2013 All-Star Game voting.
- SP Kevin Slowey will return to the Marlins' starting rotation on Monday night against the Braves.
- The Padres are expected to promote C Rene Rivera from Triple-A Tuscon on Sunday in the wake of the severe knee injury suffered Saturday by Yasmani Grandal.
- Yankees SP Ivan Nova will start Wednesday against the Royals.
- Yankees SP Phil Hughes will not start Sunday against the Orioles.
- Yankees GM Brian Cashman wouldn't rule out C J.R. Murphy being called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season.
- Yankees RP David Robertson and four other relievers are part of the AL's final vote for the 2013 All-Star Game.
- Orioles 1B Chris Davis wound up as the leading vote-getter in the American League for the 2013 All-Star Game.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Andrelton Simmons||ATL||@ PHI||13-4 W||3/5||1||3||2||1||8||0|
|Torii Hunter||DET||@ CLE||9-4 W||3/5||1||1||3||0||9||0|
|Alfonso Soriano||CHC||vs PIT||4-1 W||2/4||2||2||4||0||8||0|
|Cody Ross||ARI||vs COL||11-1 W||5/5||0||3||0||0||6||1|
|Carlos Gonzalez||COL||@ ARI||1-11 L||4/4||1||1||1||0||8||0|
|Daniel Nava||BOS||@ LAA||7-9 L||4/6||0||2||1||0||6||0|
|Jay Bruce||CIN||vs SEA||13-4 W||2/4||0||4||3||1||3||0|
|Brian Dozier||MIN||@ TOR||6-0 W||2/4||1||1||4||0||5||0|
|Nelson Cruz||TEX||vs HOU||5-9 L||3/4||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Kyle Seager||SEA||@ CIN||4-13 L||2/3||1||1||3||1||5||0|
|Jason Castro||HOU||@ TEX||9-5 W||2/5||1||2||3||0||5||0|
|Jack Hannahan||CIN||vs SEA||13-4 W||3/4||0||2||2||1||4||0|
|Jesus Guzman||SD||@ WSH||4-5 L||2/4||1||1||3||0||6||0|
|Josh Donaldson||OAK||@ KC||3-4 L||2/3||1||2||2||1||5||0|
|Brian McCann||ATL||@ PHI||13-4 W||4/5||0||2||0||0||5||0|
|John Buck||NYM||@ MIL||6-7 L||2/3||1||1||3||1||5||0|
|Jason Heyward||ATL||@ PHI||13-4 W||2/5||1||1||3||0||5||1|
|Mike Trout||LAA||vs BOS||9-7 W||2/5||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Derek Dietrich||MIA||@ STL||4-5 L||2/4||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Josh Hamilton||LAA||vs BOS||9-7 W||2/6||1||1||3||0||5||0|
|Jarrod Dyson||KC||vs OAK||4-3 W||3/3||0||1||1||1||4||2|
|Logan Schafer||MIL||vs NYM||7-6 W||3/4||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Dan Uggla||ATL||@ PHI||13-4 W||1/3||1||2||3||1||4||0|
|Jonathan Lucroy||MIL||vs NYM||7-6 W||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Michael Young||PHI||vs ATL||4-13 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Gregor Blanco||SF||vs LAD||4-2 W||3/3||0||0||1||1||5||0|
|Paul Goldschmidt||ARI||vs COL||11-1 W||1/3||1||2||2||2||4||0|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia||BOS||@ LAA||7-9 L||2/4||0||1||2||2||4||0|
|Chris Iannetta||LAA||vs BOS||9-7 W||3/4||0||1||1||1||4||0|
|Nick Swisher||CLE||vs DET||4-9 L||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Madison Bumgarner||SF||vs LAD||4-2 W||7||3||2||2||0||9||113||W|
|Wade Miley||ARI||vs COL||11-1 W||8||5||1||1||1||5||101||W|
|Matt Moore||TB||vs CHW||3-0 W||6.1||5||0||0||2||6||105||W|
|Tim Hudson||ATL||@ PHI||13-4 W||7||5||1||1||0||4||92||W|
|Mike Pelfrey||MIN||@ TOR||6-0 W||6||3||0||0||3||2||97||W|
|Chris Sale||CHW||@ TB||0-3 L||7||6||3||2||1||9||118||L|
|Anibal Sanchez||DET||@ CLE||9-4 W||5||3||1||1||1||4||73||W|
|Edwin Jackson||CHC||vs PIT||4-1 W||5.2||4||1||1||2||3||96||W|
|Ervin Santana||KC||vs OAK||4-3 W||7||7||3||3||2||5||89||ND|
|Jarrod Parker||OAK||@ KC||3-4 L||6.1||5||3||2||3||4||101||ND|
|Nate Eovaldi||MIA||@ STL||4-5 L||6.2||5||3||3||3||3||97||ND|
|Ryan Dempster||BOS||@ LAA||7-9 L||6.1||7||3||2||2||4||103||ND|
|Mat Latos||CIN||vs SEA||13-4 W||6||6||4||4||4||11||111||W|
|Dallas Keuchel||HOU||@ TEX||9-5 W||5||6||2||2||1||4||91||ND|
|Jordan Zimmermann||WSH||vs SD||5-4 W||5.1||5||3||3||1||4||101||ND|
|Joe Kelly||STL||vs MIA||5-4 W||6||5||4||4||2||4||78||ND|
|Yovani Gallardo||MIL||vs NYM||7-6 W||6||6||4||4||3||6||103||W|
|Andy Pettitte||NYY||vs BAL||5-4 W||6.2||9||4||3||0||4||100||W|
|Charlie Morton||PIT||@ CHC||1-4 L||6||7||4||4||3||6||99||L|
|Jason Marquis||SD||@ WSH||4-5 L||6||8||3||3||3||3||90||ND|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||vs HOU||5-9 L||6||6||5||5||4||6||113||L|
|R.A. Dickey||TOR||vs MIN||0-6 L||7||7||6||6||2||3||109||L|
|Stephen Fife||LAD||@ SF||2-4 L||4.1||7||4||1||1||0||70||L|
|Chris Tillman||BAL||@ NYY||4-5 L||5.1||10||5||5||2||3||111||L|
|Drew Pomeranz||COL||@ ARI||1-11 L||4||5||5||5||5||2||92||L|
|Jeremy Bonderman||SEA||@ CIN||4-13 L||5||7||6||6||5||4||95||L|
|Jerome Williams||LAA||vs BOS||9-7 W||3||7||5||4||1||1||61||ND|
|Shaun Marcum||NYM||@ MIL||6-7 L||5||11||6||5||1||3||83||L|
|Kyle Kendrick||PHI||vs ATL||4-13 L||5||12||6||6||2||2||99||L|
|Carlos Carrasco||CLE||vs DET||4-9 L||3.1||10||7||6||1||2||81||L|