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Probable Pitchers for July 12, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Giants SP Madison Bumgarner surrendered two runs over seven innings.
- Padres SP Jason Marquis gave up two runs over 5 1/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Giants OF Gregor Blanco went 3-for-5 with an RBI ground-rule double and a run scored.
- Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval homered, walked and scored two runs.
- Padres OF Carlos Quentin finished 2-for-4 with an RBI double.
- Dodgers SP Chris Capuano fired 6 1/3 scoreless innings while striking out a season-high eight batters.
- Rockies SP Drew Pomeranz struggled, giving up three runs on seven hits and five walks over just four innings.
- Dodgers 2B Mark Ellis went 3-for-4 with four RBI and a run scored.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with a solo home run.
- On the day that Reds manager Dusty Baker said he will continue to bat Zack Cozart No. 2, the shortstop went 1-for-4 with a run scored.
- After being named to the NL All-Star team earlier in the day, Braves 1B Freddie Freeman went 3-for-4 with four RBI.
- Braves SP Tim Hudson yielded four runs — three earned — in seven innings.
- Braves OF Justin Upton went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs scored.
- Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a steal and three runs scored.
- Diamondbacks 3B Martin Prado went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run single and a run scored.
- Diamondbacks RP Brad Ziegler notched his second save of the season.
- Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley yielded three runs over eight innings.
- Brewers SP Yovani Gallardo yielded three runs over six innings in a no-decision.
- Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy launched a two-run homer.
- Cubs RP Kevin Gregg earned his 16th save of the year by tossing a scoreless inning.
- Cubs SP Edwin Jackson didn't give up a run for seven innings to win his third straight start.
- Cubs SS Starlin Castro went 3-for-4 with a couple of runs scored.
- Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo drove in all three runs with a double and a single.
- Making his first start in four days, Cardinals SS Pete Kozma went hitless.
- Rays SP Matt Moore earned his 13th win of the season while allowing three runs and striking out ten.
- Twins SP Mike Pelfrey surrendered three earned runs in six innings.
- Rays OF Wil Myers finished 3-for-4 with two RBI.
- Twins C Joe Mauer hit a two-run single in the Twins' loss to the Rays on Thursday at Tropicana Field.
- Rays RP Jake McGee struck out two in a perfect ninth inning for his first career save.
- Rays RP Joel Peralta earned his American League-leading 23rd hold by striking out the only batter he faced.
- Indians RP Chris Perez collected his 11th save of the season.
- Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera hit his seventh home run of the season.
- Indians SP Danny Salazar allowed one run over six innings in his major league debut.
- Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey allowed three runs — two earned — in six innings.
- Indians C Carlos Santana went 1-for-4 with a triple and an RBI.
- Orioles OF Nate McLouth went 1-for-4 with an RBI.
- Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez improved to 7-3 after allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings.
- Orioles RP Jim Johnson surrendered two hits in the ninth, but he still pitched a scoreless frame for his 31st save.
- Rangers RP Ross Wolf gave the had a quality start, allowing two runs and three hits over six innings.
- Orioles 2B Brian Roberts hit his second homer of the season.
- Back in the two hole for the first time in eight days, Rangers SS Elvis Andrus went 0-for-4.
- Orioles SS J.J. Hardy went 0-for-3.
- Yankees C Austin Romine went 2-for-4 with an RBI double.
- Yankees SP Andy Pettitte gave up four runs (three earned) over 5 2/3 innings.
- Royals SP Ervin Santana was hammered for a season-high eight runs in five-plus innings.
- Royals OF David Lough went 3-for-4 with a run scored.
- Yankees SS Derek Jeter went 1-for-4 with a single, an RBI and a run scored in his season debut, but made an early exit with a strained quad.
- Red Sox 3B Jose Iglesias went 2-for-5 with two RBI.
- Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia went 1-for-6 with a run scored.
- Red Sox OF Daniel Nava extended his hitting streak to seven games.
- Red Sox SP Ryan Dempster was chased after allowing seven runs — four earned — over just 3 2/3 frames.
- Red Sox RP Koji Uehara nailed down his seventh save of the season with a perfect 10th inning.
- Mariners SP Erasmo Ramirez was lit up for seven runs over just 4 2/3 innings in his season debut.
- Red Sox OF Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and RBI single.
- Mariners 3B Kyle Seager went 2-for-5 with a solo homer and RBI single.
- Cubs optioned LHP Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa.
- Cubs purchased the contract of RHP Michael Bowden from Triple-A Iowa.
- Reds purchased the contract of C Corky Miller from Triple-A Louisville.
- Reds placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left wrist.
- Brewers recalled OF Caleb Gindl from Triple-A Nashville.
- Rockies activated OF Dexter Fowler from the 15-day disabled list.
- Cardinals recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis.
- Cardinals optioned RHP Michael Blazek to Triple-A Memphis.
- Brewers signed LHP Aaron Laffey to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Nashville.
- Rockies optioned OF Corey Dickerson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Brewers placed OF Ryan Braun on the bereavement list.
- Diamondbacks recalled LHP Eury de la Rosa from Triple-A Reno.
- Diamondbacks optioned LHP Tyler Skaggs to High-A Visalia.
- Giants recalled RHP Jean Machi from Triple-A Fresno.
- Rockies optioned OF Tyler Colvin to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies activated SS Troy Tulowitzki from the 15-day disabled list.
- Mariners SP Jeremy Bonderman has elected to become a free agent.
- Rangers recalled RHP Wilmer Font from Triple-A Round Rock.
- Rangers optioned RHP Josh Lindblom to Triple-A Round Rock.
- Mariners recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Tacoma.
- Mariners optioned RHP Carter Capps to Triple-A Tacoma.
- Yankees designated 1B Travis Ishikawa for assignment.
- Royals recalled LHP Donnie Joseph from Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals placed RHP Wade Davis on the paternity leave list.
- Indians recalled RHP Danny Salazar from Triple-A Columbus.
- Indians optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Columbus.
- Rays released C Juan Apodaca.
- Orioles optioned RHP Josh Stinson to Triple-A Norfolk.
- Braves C Evan Gattis (oblique) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.
- Cubs SP Scott Baker (elbow) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday with Low-A Kane County.
- The Cubs are hopeful that OF David DeJesus (shoulder) will be able to play rehab games in Mesa, Arizona next week.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong (hand) threw a bullpen session Thursday.
- Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig left Thursday's game against the Rockies after seven innings with an aggravated left hip.
- Padres SP Clayton Richard will undergo season-ending surgery to shave down part of his left clavicle.
- Braves 3B Chris Johnson, apparently bothered by a sore elbow, came out of Thursday's game against the Reds after either innings.
- Braves OF Jason Heyward (hamstring) doesn't believe he'll require a trip to the disabled list.
- Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann is dealing with a sore neck.
- Cardinals OF Matt Holliday left Thursday's game against the Cubs in the fourth inning with a right hamstring injury.
- Brewers SP Marco Estrada's (hamstring) scheduled live batting practice session for Saturday has been cancelled after the righty tweaked his back.
- Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (groin) will move his rehab assignment up to Triple-A Tucson on Friday.
- Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers said Thursday that SP Trevor Cahill (hip, shoulder) might not return until August.
- Dodgers OF Matt Kemp (shoulder) has been told not to swing a bat for the next 5-7 days.
- Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Friday.
- Blue Jays OF Melky Cabrera (knee) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday with Triple-A Buffalo.
- White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez was diagnosed with right leg cramps.
- Orioles RP Tsuyoshi Wada allowed seven earned runs over five innings Thursday in a start at Triple-A Norfolk.
- Angels RP Sean Burnett (elbow) played catch on flat ground for a second straight day Wednesday.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb (concussion) threw another bullpen session on Thursday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
- Rays RP Brandon Gomes (lat) threw a successful 28-pitch bullpen session on Thursday afternoon.
- Mariners 2B Nick Franklin was removed from Wednesday's game in the seventh inning due to knee soreness.
- Rangers OF Craig Gentry (hand) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday with Double-A Frisco.
- Orioles DH Chris Dickerson has been given a cortisone shot in his ailing left shoulder..
- Rangers SP Yu Darvish (back) is expected to return from the disabled list to start July 22 against the Yankees.
- Mariners OF Endy Chavez left Thursday's game against the Red Sox with right groin tightness.
- Rangers OF Jeff Baker (thumb) took batting practice Thursday.
Notes and Rumors:
- Marlins agreed to terms with first-round pick 3B Colin Moran.
- Braves 1B Freddie Freeman was the winner of the NL Final Vote competition.
- Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez will replace Carlos Gonzalez in next week's Home Run Derby.
- Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers indicated Thursday that the club will not trade pitching prospects Archie Bradley or Tyler Skaggs, FOX Sports Arizona reports.
- Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers said before Thursday's game that the team doesn't have a closer at this point.
- Rangers OF Manny Ramirez has already undergone one "random" drug test since reporting to Triple-A Round Rock.
- According to MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm, the Blue Jays do not expect to sign first-rounder Phil Bickford.
- Tigers SP Rick Porcello's suspension was dropped from six games to five games.
- Blue Jays RP Steve Delabar won the the AL Final Vote competition.
- Astros 2B Jose Altuve is batting .216 with no extra-base hits in 37 July at-bats.
- Athletics RP Grant Balfour hasn't allowed a run since June 23.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Alejandro De Aza||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||3/5||1||2||1||0||7||0|
|Freddie Freeman||ATL||vs CIN||6-5 W||3/4||0||0||4||0||4||0|
|Carlos Gonzalez||COL||@ LAD||1-6 L||3/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Mark Ellis||LAD||vs COL||6-1 W||3/4||0||0||4||1||3||0|
|Jacoby Ellsbury||BOS||@ SEA||8-7 W||2/4||1||1||2||2||5||0|
|Justin Upton||ATL||vs CIN||6-5 W||3/4||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Kyle Seager||SEA||vs BOS||7-8 L||2/5||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Josh Phegley||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||1/5||1||1||4||0||4||0|
|Gregor Blanco||SF||@ SD||4-2 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Anthony Rizzo||CHC||vs STL||3-0 W||2/3||0||0||3||1||3||0|
|Jerry Hairston Jr.||LAD||vs COL||6-1 W||2/3||0||2||1||1||3||0|
|Victor Martinez||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||3/4||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Starlin Castro||CHC||vs STL||3-0 W||3/4||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Shin-Soo Choo||CIN||@ ATL||5-6 L||2/4||0||3||0||1||3||1|
|Wil Myers||TB||vs MIN||4-3 W||3/4||0||0||2||0||3||1|
|Jonathan Lucroy||MIL||@ ARI||3-5 L||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Martin Prado||ARI||vs MIL||5-3 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Matt Tuiasosopo||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Pablo Sandoval||SF||@ SD||4-2 W||1/4||1||2||1||1||4||0|
|Brock Holt||BOS||@ SEA||8-7 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||2||0|
|Brad Miller||SEA||vs BOS||7-8 L||2/5||0||2||1||1||3||0|
|Adam Eaton||ARI||vs MIL||5-3 W||1/3||0||1||2||1||3||0|
|Luke Scott||TB||vs MIN||4-3 W||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Miguel Cabrera||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Torii Hunter||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||2/4||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|David Lough||KC||@ NYY||4-8 L||3/4||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Reed Johnson||ATL||vs CIN||6-5 W||1/3||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|Brandon Phillips||CIN||@ ATL||5-6 L||2/4||0||0||2||0||3||0|
|Brian Roberts||BAL||vs TEX||3-1 W||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Asdrubal Cabrera||CLE||vs TOR||4-2 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Edwin Jackson||CHC||vs STL||3-0 W||7||3||0||0||0||5||91||W|
|Danny Salazar||CLE||vs TOR||4-2 W||6||2||1||1||1||7||89||W|
|Chris Capuano||LAD||vs COL||6-1 W||6.1||6||0||0||0||8||90||W|
|Matt Moore||TB||vs MIN||4-3 W||7.1||3||3||3||2||10||106||W|
|Madison Bumgarner||SF||@ SD||4-2 W||7||4||2||2||1||6||98||W|
|Miguel Gonzalez||BAL||vs TEX||3-1 W||6.2||4||1||1||2||4||104||W|
|Kyle Kendrick||PHI||vs WSH||3-1 W||7||5||1||1||1||2||106||W|
|Ross Wolf||TEX||@ BAL||1-3 L||6||3||2||2||1||3||72||L|
|Wade Miley||ARI||vs MIL||5-3 W||8||8||3||3||0||4||109||W|
|Jordan Zimmermann||WSH||@ PHI||1-3 L||6.1||8||2||2||0||6||79||L|
|R.A. Dickey||TOR||@ CLE||2-4 L||6||6||3||2||3||7||116||L|
|Yovani Gallardo||MIL||@ ARI||3-5 L||6||4||3||3||2||3||103||ND|
|Tim Hudson||ATL||vs CIN||6-5 W||7||8||4||3||2||5||107||W|
|Mike Pelfrey||MIN||@ TB||3-4 L||6||8||3||3||0||5||104||L|
|Jake Westbrook||STL||@ CHC||0-3 L||7||7||3||3||4||2||101||L|
|Chris Sale||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||6.2||10||3||3||2||8||124||W|
|Jason Marquis||SD||vs SF||2-4 L||5.1||7||2||2||2||3||96||ND|
|Anibal Sanchez||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||5.1||7||5||4||3||6||102||L|
|Andy Pettitte||NYY||vs KC||8-4 W||5.2||8||4||3||1||1||95||W|
|Drew Pomeranz||COL||@ LAD||1-6 L||4||7||3||3||5||4||91||L|
|Mat Latos||CIN||@ ATL||5-6 L||4||9||6||6||2||7||87||L|
|Erasmo Ramirez||SEA||vs BOS||7-8 L||4.2||6||7||7||4||4||101||ND|
|Ryan Dempster||BOS||@ SEA||8-7 W||3.1||9||7||4||1||4||91||ND|
|Ervin Santana||KC||@ NYY||4-8 L||5||10||8||8||3||4||87||L|