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Probable Pitchers for July 10, 2013
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Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Mets OF Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 and hit his seventh career grand slam.
- Giants SP Barry Zito wasn't involved in the decision after giving up five runs in six innings.
- Padres SP Eric Stults pitched his second career complete game.
- OF Alexi Amarista tripled and singled to drive in both Padres runs.
- Rockies 2B D.J. LeMahieu went hitless in a fourth straight game.
- Phillies SP Cole Hamels spun eight innings of one-run ball.
- Nationals SP Taylor Jordan was charged with four runs — three earned — over 5 2/3 innings.
- Nationals OF Jayson Werth belted a solo homer.
- Brewers SP Wily Peralta threw a three-hit shutout while striking out six.
- Brewers OF Ryan Braun went 1-for-3 in his first game since coming off the disabled list.
- Brewers OF Logan Schafer hit a game-winning, two-run homer.
- Reds SP Tony Cingrani allowed two runs while striking out 10 in seven innings.
- Dodgers SP Ricky Nolasco recorded a win in his debut by holding allowing one run and four hits in seven innings.
- Diamondbacks SP Ian Kennedy gave up six runs — five earned — in 5 2/3 innings.
- Diamondbacks RP J.J. Putz pitched a perfect inning in his first appearance in four days.
- Diamondbacks OF Adam Eaton went 0-for-4 and committed an error in center field in his season debut.
- Braves OF Justin Upton went 3-for-5 with a home run.
- Marlins C Rob Brantly went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI.
- Braves SP Julio Teheran allowed four runs — one earned — in 7 1/3 innings to pick up the win.
- Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez allowed five runs — four earned — in six innings
- Rays SP Chris Archer allowed just one unearned run while allowing only three hits.
- Twins C Joe Mauer went 2-for-4 with a double.
- Rays OF Kelly Johnson went 1-for-3 with a two-run double.
- Twins SP Kyle Gibson allowed four runs over six innings.
- Indians SP Ubaldo Jimenez pitched six scoreless innings allowing five hits and striking out four.
- Blue Jays 2B Maicer Izturis went 3-for-4 with a double.
- Indians RP Chris Perez allowed two hits but worked out of the jam to earn his 10th save.
- Blue Jays SP Josh Johnson allowed two runs on three hits over seven innings but took the loss.
- Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre went 4-for-4 with two homers and five RBI.
- Rangers SP Martin Perez yielded four runs — two earned — over six frames.
- Royals RP Greg Holland earned his 22nd save.
- Yankees OF Brett Gardner went 2-for-4 with a run scored.
- Royals SP James Shields allowed one run over seven innings while striking out five.
- Yankees SP CC Sabathia allowed three runs in a complete-game loss.
- Red Sox DH David Ortiz went 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles and a stolen base.
- Red Sox SP Allen Webster lasted just 2 1/3 innings and surrendered seven runs.
- Red Sox RP Andrew Bailey retired all five batters he faced in his third straight scoreless outing.
- Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma was pounded for six runs and eight hits in three innings.
- Back after missing a couple of games with a hamstring strain, Red Sox OF Shane Victorino went 2-for-5 with a homer and a walk.
- Mariners DH Kendrys Morales homered twice and singled.
- Mariners SS Brad Miller went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI.
- Tigers SP Justin Verlander allowed five runs on 12 hits over seven innings.
- White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with two home runs.
- White Sox 1B Adam Dunn went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI.
- White Sox SP Jose Quintana allowed three runs in eight innings.
- White Sox OF Alex Rios went 6-for-6 with two stolen bases.
- Pirates SP Gerrit Cole surrendered two earned runs in seven innings.
- Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez hit his 23rd home run of the season.
- Athletics SP Dan Straily allowed one run over 6 1/3 innings.
- Cubs OF Alfonso Soriano went 2-for-3 with two home runs.
- Angels DH Albert Pujols went 2-for-4 with a home run.
- Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-4 with a home run.
- Angels SP Joe Blanton allowed six runs on four home runs in five innings in a loss.
- Cubs SP Travis Wood allowed two runs on four hits over 6 2/3 innings in a win.
- Astros SP Bud Norris was shelled for seven runs in five innings.
- Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright fired seven innings of one-run ball.
- Cubs released RHP Shawn Camp.
- Cardinals purchased the contract of C Rob Johnson from Triple-A Memphis.
- Cardinals released INF Ty Wigginton.
- Giants signed OF Jeff Francoeur to a minor league contract.
- Phillies transferred RHP Mike Adams from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Phillies purchased the contract of RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Marlins recalled LHP Duane Below from Triple-A New Orleans.
- Mets prospect shortstop Gavin Cecchini was placed on the seven-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain.
- Rockies designated RHP Joseph Gardner for assignment.
- Rockies acquired RHP Mitchell Boggs from the Cardinals in exchange for international signing bonus slot No. 4.
- Giants recalled LHP Mike Kickham from Triple-A Fresno.
- Giants placed C Hector Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
- Giants purchased the contract of INF/OF Kensuke Tanaka from Triple-A Fresno.
- Giants designated OF Cole Gillespie for assignment.
- Mets recalled RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Las Vegas.
- Mets placed RHP Shaun Marcum on the 15-day disabled list with thoracic outlet syndrome.
- Pirates recalled INF/OF Josh Harrison from Triple-A Indianapolis.
- Pirates placed 2B Neil Walker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 7, with a right oblique strain.
- Padres recalled RHP Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson.
- Padres optioned RHP Tyson Ross to Triple-A Tucson.
- Diamondbacks activated OF Adam Eaton from the disabled list.
- Diamondbacks optioned RHP Charles Brewer to Triple-A Reno.
- Mets released RHP Brandon Lyon.
- Tigers recalled INF Hernan Perez from Double-A Erie.
- Tigers placed 2B Omar Infante on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 4, with a left ankle sprain.
- Yankees signed C Jose Gil to a minor league contract.
- Indians optioned RHP Carlos Carrasco to Triple-A Columbus.
- Yankees prospect left-hander Ian Clarkin was placed on the 7-day disabled list in the minors due to a twisted ankle, but isn't expected to miss much time.
- White Sox sent C Hector Gimenez outright to Triple-A Charlotte.
- Twins recalled RHP Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester.
- Twins placed LHP Caleb Thielbar on the bereavement list.
- Orioles optioned LHP Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk.
- Orioles optioned RHP Kevin Gausman to Triple-A Norfolk.
- Red Sox placed RHP Alex Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with a right thumb injury.
- Red Sox optioned RHP Jose De La Torre to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Red Sox purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Red Sox recalled OF Jackie Bradley from Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Blue Jays released C Ramon Hernandez.
- Athletics optioned RHP Dan Straily to Triple-A Sacramento.
- ESPN's Buster Olney hears that teams are aware that Giants RP Brian Wilson (elbow) could audition for scouts around August 1.
- Reds prospect right-hander Robert Stephenson returned from the disabled list (hamstring) and allowed three unearned runs on two hits over 3 2/3 innings for Low-A Dayton.
- Padres manager Bud Black said during an appearance on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM that 2B Jedd Gyorko (groin) could begin a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday.
- Braves C Evan Gattis (oblique) took swings off a tee and hit balls flipped to him by a coach on Monday.
- Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) went 0-for-3 on in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Tucson.
- Rockies OF Dexter Fowler (wrist) went 0-for-3 with a walk in his first rehab game with Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (rib) went 1-for-2 with a single in his first rehab game with Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Mets SP Matt Harvey could miss his next scheduled start on Saturday against the Pirates due to a blister on his right index finger.
- Cubs OF Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) is likely to return to the lineup on Thursday.
- Braves RP Cristhian Martinez will be sidelined for the next 7-8 months after undergoing shoulder surgery on Tuesday.
- X-rays on Reds OF Chris Heisey's left elbow came back negative.
- Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday that he doesn't expect SP Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) to be ready to join the team's rotation just after the All-Star break.
- Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday that he doesn't expect SP Trevor Cahill (hip, shoulder) to be in the team's rotation coming out of the All-Star break.
- Dodgers manager Don Mattingly expects OF Matt Kemp (shoulder) to be activated from the disabled list on July 21, the first day he's eligible.
- Cubs C Welington Castillo (flu) was feeling better Tuesday.
- Cubs SP Scott Baker (elbow) threw his fourth simulated game Tuesday at the Cubs' spring training complex.
- Reds C Devin Mesoraco said Tuesday that his back still hurts.
- Dodgers SP Ted Lilly (neck) has asked the Dodgers to move him into a relief role.
- Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie (ankle) will move his rehab assignment to Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday.
- White Sox RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) threw from 40 feet on Tuesday.
- White Sox SP Jake Peavy (rib) threw 76 pitches in a four-inning simulated game Tuesday.
- Rangers 1B Mike Olt left Tuesday's game at Triple-A Round Rock after being hit in the head by a pitch.
- Blue Jays RP Sergio Santos (elbow) is hoping to be activated from the disabled list shortly after the All-Star break.
- Blue Jays SP Brandon Morrow (forearm) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Tuesday.
- Astros SS Ronny Cedeno left Tuesday's game against the Cardinals with a bruised left toe.
- Astros OF Justin Maxwell (head) could return to the Astros' lineup as soon as this weekend.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas (arm) hopes to be cleared to play catch on Wednesday.
- Mariners RP Stephen Pryor (lat) will throw a simulated game on Wednesday.
- Twins OF Wilkin Ramirez (concussion) has returned to the Twin Cities for further testing.
- Rangers OF Craig Gentry (hand) took batting practice Tuesday.
- Angels SP Tommy Hanson (forearm) will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
- Twins OF Josh Willingham (knee) has begun light exercises.
- Angels RP Sean Burnett (elbow) played catch on Tuesday.
- Athletics SP Brett Anderson (foot) has begun throwing from 105 feet.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) threw 45 pitches of live batting practice on Tuesday afternoon.
- Blue Jays OF Melky Cabrera (knee) could be ready to begin playing in minor league rehab games later this week.
- Orioles RP Steve Johnson (oblique) is scheduled to throw live batting practice this Thursday.
Notes and Rumors:
- The Padres have accepted the resignation of team president and CEO Tom Garfinkel.
- CBS Sports' Danny Knobler reports that the Dodgers sent a scout to Milwaukee this week to watch Brewers' relievers Francisco Rodriguez, John Axford, and Mike Gonzalez.
- Brewers RP Tom Gorzelanny will make another start on Friday against the Diamondbacks.
- Mets RP Carlos Torres will replace Shaun Marcum in the Mets' rotation.
- Astros SP Mark Appel tossed three scoreless innings Tuesday in his second pro start with Class A Tri-City.
- Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Tuesday that RP Drew Smyly will not be tried as a starter this season.
- Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Athletics will call up SP Sonny Gray from Triple-A Sacramento.
- Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday that SP Lucas Harrell was removed from the team's rotation, in part, to "get his mind cleared."
- Rangers SP Josh Lindblom will start on Wednesday against Baltimore.
- Steven Marcus of Newsday reports that Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez is expected to meet with Major League Baseball on Friday to discuss his involvement with the Biogenesis clinic.
- Indians SP Danny Salazar will make his major league debut on Thursday afternoon against the Blue Jays.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Adrian Beltre||TEX||@ BAL||8-4 W||4/4||2||2||5||1||10||0|
|Alex Rios||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||6/6||0||1||2||0||8||2|
|Dayan Viciedo||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||3/4||2||2||4||0||9||0|
|David Ortiz||BOS||@ SEA||11-8 W||4/5||1||3||1||0||9||1|
|Kendrys Morales||SEA||vs BOS||8-11 L||3/5||2||2||3||0||9||0|
|Justin Upton||ATL||@ MIA||6-4 W||3/5||1||3||2||0||8||0|
|Alfonso Soriano||CHC||vs LAA||7-2 W||2/3||2||2||2||1||8||0|
|Matt Carpenter||STL||vs HOU||9-5 W||3/4||0||3||3||0||5||0|
|Adam Dunn||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||3/5||1||1||3||1||6||0|
|Marlon Byrd||NYM||@ SF||10-6 W||2/4||1||2||4||1||5||0|
|Brad Miller||SEA||vs BOS||8-11 L||3/5||0||0||4||0||5||0|
|Dustin Pedroia||BOS||@ SEA||11-8 W||2/5||1||1||3||1||5||0|
|Rob Brantly||MIA||vs ATL||4-6 L||2/4||1||1||3||0||5||0|
|Albert Pujols||LAA||@ CHC||2-7 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Shane Victorino||BOS||@ SEA||11-8 W||2/5||1||2||1||1||5||0|
|Michael Saunders||SEA||vs BOS||8-11 L||2/3||0||2||1||1||4||0|
|Omar Quintanilla||NYM||@ SF||10-6 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Alexei Ramirez||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||3/6||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|Darwin Barney||CHC||vs LAA||7-2 W||1/4||1||1||3||0||4||0|
|Anthony Rizzo||CHC||vs LAA||7-2 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Logan Schafer||MIL||vs CIN||2-0 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Matt Holliday||STL||vs HOU||9-5 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Allen Craig||STL||vs HOU||9-5 W||3/5||0||0||2||0||3||0|
|Alexi Amarista||SD||vs COL||2-1 W||2/4||0||0||2||0||4||0|
|Miguel Cabrera||DET||vs CHW||4-11 L||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Alejandro De Aza||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||3/6||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Nelson Cruz||TEX||@ BAL||8-4 W||2/5||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|Brandon Moss||OAK||@ PIT||2-1 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|David Wright||NYM||@ SF||10-6 W||2/3||0||2||0||2||3||0|
|Ricky Nolasco||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||2/2||0||1||1||0||3||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Wily Peralta||MIL||vs CIN||2-0 W||9||3||0||0||4||6||113||W|
|Eric Stults||SD||vs COL||2-1 W||9||4||1||1||3||5||122||W|
|Tony Cingrani||CIN||@ MIL||0-2 L||7||3||2||2||2||10||109||L|
|Adam Wainwright||STL||vs HOU||9-5 W||7||5||1||1||1||9||97||W|
|Ricky Nolasco||LAD||@ ARI||6-1 W||7||4||1||1||0||5||97||W|
|Dan Straily||OAK||@ PIT||2-1 W||6.1||2||1||1||3||7||89||W|
|Cole Hamels||PHI||vs WSH||4-2 W||8||6||1||1||1||4||110||W|
|Josh Johnson||TOR||@ CLE||0-3 L||7||3||2||2||2||6||104||L|
|Chris Archer||TB||vs MIN||4-1 W||6||3||1||0||0||2||84||W|
|James Shields||KC||@ NYY||3-1 W||7||5||1||1||2||5||102||W|
|CC Sabathia||NYY||vs KC||1-3 L||9||7||3||3||2||6||113||L|
|Ubaldo Jimenez||CLE||vs TOR||3-0 W||6||5||0||0||2||4||105||W|
|Jose Quintana||CHW||@ DET||11-4 W||8||6||3||3||1||7||105||W|
|Travis Wood||CHC||vs LAA||7-2 W||6.2||4||2||2||2||5||89||W|
|Gerrit Cole||PIT||vs OAK||1-2 L||7||5||2||2||2||4||90||L|
|Jhoulys Chacin||COL||@ SD||1-2 L||6||5||1||1||2||4||97||L|
|Julio Teheran||ATL||@ MIA||6-4 W||7.1||7||4||1||2||3||95||W|
|Martin Perez||TEX||@ BAL||8-4 W||6||6||4||2||1||4||99||W|
|Kyle Gibson||MIN||@ TB||1-4 L||6||4||4||4||4||3||102||L|
|Taylor Jordan||WSH||@ PHI||2-4 L||5.2||8||4||3||1||2||89||L|
|Henderson Alvarez||MIA||vs ATL||4-6 L||6||8||5||4||4||5||105||L|
|Barry Zito||SF||vs NYM||6-10 L||6||7||5||5||4||5||102||ND|
|Justin Verlander||DET||vs CHW||4-11 L||7||12||5||5||1||3||112||L|
|Dillon Gee||NYM||@ SF||10-6 W||6.2||9||5||5||5||3||108||ND|
|Zach Britton||BAL||vs TEX||4-8 L||5||8||5||5||3||0||91||L|
|Ian Kennedy||ARI||vs LAD||1-6 L||5.2||9||6||5||3||2||109||L|
|Joe Blanton||LAA||@ CHC||2-7 L||5||8||6||6||3||3||92||L|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||vs BOS||8-11 L||3||8||6||6||0||3||61||ND|
|Bud Norris||HOU||@ STL||5-9 L||5||11||7||7||1||5||92||L|
|Allen Webster||BOS||@ SEA||11-8 W||2.1||6||7||7||2||2||53||ND|
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