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Probable Pitchers for July 9, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Mets SP Matt Harvey went 7 innings giving up three runs and six hits while striking out six.
- Mets RP Bobby Parnell collected his 16th save of the year.
- Giants SP Tim Lincecum pwas solid giving up three runs over 7 innings while striking out 11.
- Giants C Buster Posey launched his 13th bomb of the year.
- Phillies SP John Lannan shut out his old team for eight innings.
- Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 19th save despite giving up two runs in his inning of work.
- Nationals SP Dan Haren was effective in his return from the disabled list, yielding two runs in five innings and striking out seven.
- Phillies OF Ben Revere had another three-hit game and stole his 21st base.
- Tigers DH Victor Martinez delivered a two-run double in the top of the 10th.
- Tigers SP Max Scherzer was denied his 14th win after allowing two runs in seven innings.
- Tigers OF Matt Tuiasosopo homered in one of his two at-bats in his first action since coming off the DL.
- Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall singled in both his teams runs.
- Royals SP Jeremy Guthrie pitched 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball to pick up a victory.
- Because of a rain delay, Yankees SP Phil Hughes was lifted after allowing two runs in four innings.
- Royals DH Billy Butler, who opened July in a 3-for-24 slump, homered and walked.
- Making his Yankees debut, 1B Travis Ishikawa was pulled in favor of Lyle Overbay after striking out in both of his at-bats.
- Nationals acquired OF Scott Hairston and a PTBNL from the Cubs for RHP Ivan Pineyro and a PTBNL.
- Rockies recalled OF Charlie Blackmon from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies placed RHP Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.
- Brewers activated OF Ryan Braun from the 15-day disabled list.
- Brewers placed 3B Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 7, with a left knee injury.
- Nationals activated RHP Dan Haren from the 15-day disabled list.
- Nationals optioned 1B/OF Tyler Moore to Triple-A Syracuse.
- Giants recalled INF Nick Noonan from Triple-A Fresno.
- Giants placed INF Joaquin Arias on the 15-day disabled list with appendicitis.
- Marlins optioned RHP Chris Hatcher to Triple-A New Orleans.
- Dodgers recalled OF Scott Van Slyke from Triple-A Albuquerque.
- Dodgers placed OF Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with left AC joint inflammation.
- Dodgers placed RHP Stephen Fife on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 7, with right shoulder bursitis.
- Cubs recalled LHP Brooks Raley from Triple-A Iowa.
- Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.
- Padres optioned LHP Robbie Erlin to Triple-A Tucson.
- Athletics designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.
- Red Sox sent INF Jonathan Diaz outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Athletics recalled INF Grant Green from Triple-A Sacramento.
- Twins sent RHP P.J. Walters outright to Triple-A Rochester.
- Yankees optioned INF David Adams to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.
- Mariners recalled LHP Lucas Luetge from Triple-A Tacoma.
- Mariners designated RHP Jeremy Bonderman for assignment.
- Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals optioned LHP Will Smith to Triple-A Omaha.
- Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (rib) is scheduled to take two at-bats in a rehab game Monday at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Phillies RP Jeremy Horst (elbow) will make another rehab appearance on Monday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies C Erik Kratz (knee) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment on Monday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras (ankle) will not participate in the 2013 Futures Game this month at Citi Field.
- Cubs OF Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) struck out as a pinch-hitter on Sunday afternoon against the Pirates.
- Braves SP Brandon Beachy (elbow) will throw around 45-50 pitches or three innings Tuesday when he resumes his rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett.
- Phillies 1B Ryan Howard needs surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks.
- Diamondbacks SP Trevor Cahill (hip) tweaked his pitching shoulder while playing catch last week.
- Pirates 2B Neil Walker (side) is able to hit from the right side but still has pain while batting from the left side.
- Reds OF Xavier Paul (shoulder) is expected to return to the lineup on Wednesday.
- Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson Monday.
- Padres C Yasmani Grandal needs reconstructive ACL surgery on his right knee.
- An X-ray on Reds C Ryan Hanigan's left wrist came back negative.
- The Mets will skip SP Shaun Marcum's (back, hand) next turn in the rotation.
- Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) has been cleared to begin the rehab process at the Mets' spring training complex.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong (hand) could throw a bullpen session around the All-Star break.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb (concussion) is planning to throw another bullpen session on Monday afternoon.
- Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hip) finished 0-for-3 in a rehab game on Sunday with the High-A Tampa Yankees.
- Mariners 2B Nick Franklin told reporters Sunday that he will continue playing through the soreness in his right knee.
- Yankees SS Derek Jeter was 1-for-2 with two walks in his second rehab game Sunday at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
- Astros OF Justin Maxwell (head) has passed all concussion tests and will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- White Sox SP Jake Peavy (rib) could make his a minor league rehab start Sunday.
- Indians SP Zach McAllister (finger) threw 50 pitches over three innings Monday in a simulated game against Class A hitters.
- Orioles RP Steve Johnson (oblique) threw 35 pitches off the mound Monday.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb (concussion) felt good after throwing another bullpen session Monday.
- SP Wei-Yin Chen (oblique) will rejoin the Orioles on Wednesday night for a start against the Rangers.
- Twins SP Rich Harden (shoulder) will throw live batting practice this week.
- Though his shin is no longer an issue, Tigers 2B Omar Infante's sprained left ankle is still bothering him.
- Yankees OF Curtis Granderson (finger) is still not ready to swing a bat.
- Orioles DH Steve Pearce (wrist) is close to being cleared to start baseball activities.
- Orioles 3B Wilson Betemit has continued to progress slowly in his recovery from right PCL surgery.
- Rangers OF Craig Gentry (hand) hit off a tee and took soft-toss on Monday.
- Rangers OF Jeff Baker (thumb) took some dry swings on Monday.
- SP Alexi Ogando (shoulder) is scheduled to make two more rehab starts before rejoining the Rangers' rotation.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) will throw live batting practice on Tuesday.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) will throw live batting practice on Tuesday.
- Red Sox RP Andrew Miller needs season-ending surgery to repair ligament damage in his left foot.
- Mariners OF Michael Morse tested his ailing right quad out on the bases again Monday.
Notes and Rumors:
- According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Cubs have engaged in long-term contract talks with SP Matt Garza.
- Cubs GM Jed Hoyer reiterated Monday that he's confident about striking a deal with first-rounder Kris Bryant.
- Braves 1B Freddie Freeman is leading the "Final Vote" balloting for the 2013 National League All-Star team.
- Pirates SP Jeff Locke will not pitch in the All-Star Game.
- Padres agreed to terms with first-round pick OF Hunter Renfroe.
- Dodgers RP Carlos Marmol will make an appearance with High-A Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday.
- Dodgers SP Chris Capuano will start on Thursday against the Rockies in place of the injured Stephen Fife (shoulder).
- Rays prospect SP Taylor Guerrieri has withdrawn from the 2013 Futures Game for the purpose of rest.
- Blue Jays RP Steve Delabar leads the online voting for the final spot on the 2013 American League All-Star team.
- Indians manager Terry Francona has removed RP Vinnie Pestano from his eighth inning role.
- Blue Jays prospect SP Marcus Stroman allowed two runs on four hits while recording eight strikeouts on Sunday.
- Royals prospect SP Yordano Ventura allowed two runs on seven hits but fanned nine Sunday at Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals RP Bruce Chen will replace Luis Mendoza in the Royals' rotation.
- Royals SP Luis Mendoza has been demoted to the bullpen.
- Mariners SP Erasmo Ramirez is expected to be recalled to start on Thursday against the Red Sox.
- The Rangers will start either Ross Wolf or Josh Lindblom on Wednesday in Baltimore.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Buster Posey||SF||vs NYM||3-4 L||5/8||1||1||2||0||10||0|
|Alfonso Soriano||CHC||@ CHW||8-2 W||3/4||1||4||1||1||7||2|
|Aaron Hicks||MIN||@ TB||4-7 L||4/4||0||2||0||0||8||0|
|Justin Smoak||SEA||vs BOS||11-4 W||3/4||0||2||2||1||5||0|
|Dave Sappelt||CHC||@ CHW||8-2 W||4/5||0||1||2||0||4||0|
|Michael Saunders||SEA||vs BOS||11-4 W||2/4||0||2||3||1||4||0|
|Ben Zobrist||TB||vs MIN||7-4 W||2/4||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Jean Segura||MIL||vs CIN||4-3 W||3/3||0||1||1||0||4||1|
|Justin Upton||ATL||@ MIA||7-1 W||2/5||0||1||3||0||4||0|
|Chris Heisey||CIN||@ MIL||3-4 L||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Victor Martinez||DET||@ CLE||4-2 W||2/4||0||1||2||1||4||0|
|Raul Ibanez||SEA||vs BOS||11-4 W||2/5||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Ben Revere||PHI||vs WSH||3-2 W||3/5||0||2||0||0||4||1|
|Andre Ethier||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Ian Kinsler||TEX||@ BAL||8-5 W||2/5||0||0||4||0||3||0|
|Desmond Jennings||TB||vs MIN||7-4 W||2/4||0||2||0||1||4||0|
|Yunel Escobar||TB||vs MIN||7-4 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Hanley Ramirez||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Jonathan Lucroy||MIL||vs CIN||4-3 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Lyle Overbay||NYY||vs KC||1-5 L||1/1||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Zack Greinke||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||3/3||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Brandon Crawford||SF||vs NYM||3-4 L||3/6||0||0||1||1||4||0|
|Justin Morneau||MIN||@ TB||4-7 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Kendrys Morales||SEA||vs BOS||11-4 W||2/4||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Adrian Gonzalez||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||2/4||0||2||1||1||2||0|
|Matt Tuiasosopo||DET||@ CLE||4-2 W||1/2||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Billy Butler||KC||@ NYY||5-1 W||1/4||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Mike Moustakas||KC||@ NYY||5-1 W||2/4||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Elvis Andrus||TEX||@ BAL||8-5 W||2/4||0||2||1||0||2||0|
|Luis Valbuena||CHC||@ CHW||8-2 W||1/3||0||1||3||0||2||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Zack Greinke||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||7||2||0||0||2||7||102||W|
|John Lannan||PHI||vs WSH||3-2 W||8||4||0||0||2||4||109||W|
|Matt Garza||CHC||@ CHW||8-2 W||7||5||2||1||0||6||102||W|
|Jeff Locke||PIT||vs OAK||1-2 L||7||3||2||2||3||4||96||L|
|Bartolo Colon||OAK||@ PIT||2-1 W||7||7||1||1||1||5||108||W|
|Tim Lincecum||SF||vs NYM||3-4 L||7||6||3||3||1||11||102||ND|
|Felix Hernandez||SEA||vs BOS||11-4 W||7||6||2||2||2||6||103||W|
|Kevin Slowey||MIA||vs ATL||1-7 L||5||4||0||0||1||3||69||ND|
|Jeremy Guthrie||KC||@ NYY||5-1 W||6.2||6||1||1||1||3||92||W|
|Max Scherzer||DET||@ CLE||4-2 W||7||7||2||2||3||7||117||ND|
|Mike Minor||ATL||@ MIA||7-1 W||6.1||6||1||1||2||4||90||ND|
|Matt Harvey||NYM||@ SF||4-3 W||7||6||3||3||1||6||121||ND|
|Tyler Chatwood||COL||@ SD||4-2 W||6.2||5||2||2||3||4||95||W|
|Scott Kazmir||CLE||vs DET||2-4 L||5.2||4||2||2||3||5||97||ND|
|Hector Santiago||CHW||vs CHC||2-8 L||5.1||5||2||2||2||3||101||ND|
|Dan Haren||WSH||@ PHI||2-3 L||5||7||2||2||3||7||95||L|
|Phil Hughes||NYY||vs KC||1-5 L||4||4||2||2||0||2||62||L|
|Roberto Hernandez||TB||vs MIN||7-4 W||6||8||3||3||3||3||94||ND|
|Kyle Lohse||MIL||vs CIN||4-3 W||6.2||9||3||3||1||0||93||W|
|Derek Holland||TEX||@ BAL||8-5 W||6.2||10||5||3||3||7||125||W|
|Randall Delgado||ARI||vs LAD||1-6 L||6||11||3||3||0||3||91||L|
|Edinson Volquez||SD||vs COL||2-4 L||5.1||8||4||4||4||3||94||L|
|Jon Lester||BOS||@ SEA||4-11 L||5||9||5||5||2||6||112||L|
|Samuel Deduno||MIN||@ TB||4-7 L||6||10||5||5||2||3||94||L|
|Homer Bailey||CIN||@ MIL||3-4 L||5.2||10||4||4||3||3||103||L|
|Scott Feldman||BAL||vs TEX||5-8 L||5.1||9||7||7||1||2||87||L|