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Probable Pitchers for July 23, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Thanks to a fantastic catch from Jason Heyward, Braves RP Craig Kimbrel picked up his 28th save.
- Mets SP Dillon Gee took a no-hitter into the seventh and ended up pitching seven scoreless innings.
- Mets RP Bobby Parnell took his fourth blown save and fifth loss after allowing two runs — one earned — in the ninth.
- Mets 1B Ike Davis went 2-for-4 and drove in the only run.
- Giants SP Tim Lincecum followed up his 148-pitch no-hitter by getting shelled for eight runs in 3 2/3 innings.
- Reds C Devin Mesoraco went 3-for-5 with a home run.
- Reds 3B Todd Frazier doubled twice and knocked in three runs.
- Reds SP Bronson Arroyo went the distance, pitching a seven-hitter complete-game.
- Rays SP Matt Moore hurled a shutout, allowing just two hits while striking out four in his first career complete game.
- Red Sox SP Brandon Workman gave another solid effort, yielding two runs in six innings in a loss.
- Brewers OF Ryan Braun has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season for violations of MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
- Rockies recalled LHP Drew Pomeranz from Double-A Tulsa.
- Rockies optioned INF Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Braves placed LHP Paul Maholm on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 21, with a left wrist contusion.
- Mets optioned RHP Greg Burke to Triple-A Las Vegas.
- Mets activated INF Justin Turner from the 15-day disabled list.
- Diamondbacks optioned LHP Eury De La Rosa to Triple-A Reno.
- Diamondbacks recalled LHP Tyler Skaggs from High-A Visalia.
- Marlins optioned 2B Derek Dietrich to Double-A Jacksonville.
- Marlins optioned OF Marcell Ozuna to Double-A Jacksonville.
- Brewers recalled OF Khris Davis from Triple-A Nashville.
- The Cubs could choose SP Neil Ramirez as the player to be named later in the Matt Garza trade.
- Cubs recalled LHP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa.
- Blue Jays released RHP Claudio Vargas.
- Blue Jays released INF/OF Eugenio Velez.
- White Sox activated 1B Paul Konerko from the 15-day disabled list.
- Angels signed OF Cyle Hankerd to a minor league contract; assigned him to Double-A Arkansas.
- Rangers acquired RHP Matt Garza from the Cubs in exchange for INF Mike Olt, RHPs Justin Grimm and RHP C.J. Edwards and two players to be named later.
- Royals acquired OF Gorkys Hernandez from the Marlins in exchange for SS Alex McClure.
- Braves OF B.J. Upton (groin) ran Monday for the first time since being placed on the disabled list.
- X-rays on Dodgers OF Matt Kemp's left ankle came back negative.
- Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (foot) has been cleared to play in minor league games.
- Pirates 2B Neil Walker (oblique) is scheduled to work out and be evaluated Monday.
- Mets manager Terry Collins said that SP Jenrry Mejia (elbow) is one of three or four pitchers being considered to start in Friday's doubleheader against the Nationals.
- Rockies SP Armando Galarraga suffered a forearm strain while pitching in a game at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Marlins SP Andrew Heaney was brilliant once again on Sunday, allowing two hits over six scoreless innings for High-A Jupiter.
- Nationals RP Ryan Mattheus (hand) is shifting his minor league rehab assignment to Triple-A Syracuse.
- Mets 1B Justin Turner (intercostal) will be activated Monday.
- Cubs OF David DeJesus (shoulder) finished 1-for-4 in a rookie league game on Sunday night.
- Cardinals SP Chris Carpenter (shoulder) acknowledged this weekend that he still has a "long way to go."
- Dodgers SP Stephen Fife (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque Monday.
- Padres manager Bud Black revealed Monday that SP Jason Marquis has "significant damage" to the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
- Pirates RP Jason Grilli left Monday's save appearance with a sore right forearm.
- Dodgers RP Jose Dominguez left Monday's appearance against the Blue Jays with a quad injury.
- Rockies SP Roy Oswalt (hamstring) hopes to throw a bullpen session this weekend.
- Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) could begin throwing off a mound in the next couple of days.
- Giants RP Brian Wilson (elbow) will throw for interested teams on Thursday in Los Angeles.
- Mets OF Lucas Duda (intercostal) is expected to begin a rehab assignment later this week.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong (hand) will throw a 30-35 pitch simulated game Tuesday.
- Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (forearm) threw long-toss on Saturday and Monday with no issues.
- Athletics SP Brett Anderson (foot) 25-35 pitches in a bullpen session Monday.
- Red Sox RP Franklin Morales (shoulder, pectoral) threw a bullpen session Monday.
- Red Sox C David Ross is scheduled for another appointment with a concussion specialist on Wednesday.
- Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (neck, shoulder) was told by Dr. James Andrews on Monday that he doesn't have any structural damage and is merely dealing with inflammation.
- Royals SP Felipe Paulino (elbow, shoulder) threw a 25-pitch live batting practice session Monday.
- Royals 2B Chris Getz (knee) has been cleared for action after going through a workout Monday.
- Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (wrist) will take batting practice on Tuesday.
- Oakland Athletics top prospect SS Addison Russell has been sidelined since July 17 with a bruised right thumb.
- Yankees C Austin Romine has been unavailable to play lately due to a stiff neck.
- Yankees OF Curtis Granderson (finger) played in a simulated game Monday.
- Yankees DH Derek Jeter (quad) fielded ground balls hit directly at him on Monday.
- Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera is day-to-day after being diagnosed with a sore left hip flexor.
- Tigers RP Darin Downs (shoulder) threw live batting practice Monday.
- Tigers 2B Omar Infante (ankle) might not be ready for activation from the disabled list this week.
- Rangers DH Lance Berkman (hip) took batting practice Monday.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas (arm) will see the doctor on Tuesday in hopes of being cleared to throw off a mound that day or Wednesday.
- Mariners OF Michael Morse (quad) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tacoma Monday.
Notes and Rumors:
- The Cubs will call up left-hander Chris Rusin to start Monday against the Diamondbacks.
- The Braves will recall left-hander Alex Wood to start Thursday against the Mets.
- Cardinals C Yadier Molina is batting .232/.306/.321 since June 28.
- Mets SP Matt Harvey will start Game 2 of the Mets' doubleheader with the Nationals on Friday.
- Padres SP Sean O'Sullivan will start on Wednesday in Milwaukee.
- The Diamondbacks plan to use Brad Ziegler in the closer role for the time being.
- The Marlins will call up OF Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick prior to Tuesday's game.
- Giants SP Eric Surkamp will be recalled to start one of the games of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Reds.
- Yankees OF Vernon Wells is batting a sickly .210/.244/.235 since June 1.
- According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez "declined to answer the questions of MLB investigators when they interviewed him" about the Biogenesis clinic.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Mike Napoli||BOS||vs NYY||8-7 W||2/6||2||2||4||0||8||0|
|Jayson Werth||WSH||vs LAD||2-9 L||2/3||2||2||2||1||8||0|
|Matt Kemp||LAD||@ WSH||9-2 W||3/4||1||1||3||1||7||0|
|Jason Kipnis||CLE||@ MIN||7-1 W||2/4||1||2||3||1||5||0|
|Kelly Johnson||TB||@ TOR||4-3 W||3/4||1||1||1||0||7||0|
|Hanley Ramirez||LAD||@ WSH||9-2 W||2/4||1||2||3||0||5||0|
|Nick Franklin||SEA||@ HOU||12-5 W||2/6||1||1||4||0||5||0|
|Juan Lagares||NYM||vs PHI||5-0 W||2/3||1||1||3||0||5||0|
|Eric Sogard||OAK||@ LAA||6-0 W||2/4||1||2||2||0||5||0|
|Starlin Castro||CHC||@ COL||3-4 L||4/5||0||1||0||0||5||0|
|David Wright||NYM||vs PHI||5-0 W||2/4||1||2||1||0||5||0|
|Martin Prado||ARI||@ SF||3-1 W||3/4||0||2||0||0||5||0|
|Caleb Gindl||MIL||vs MIA||1-0 W||2/5||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Dustin Ackley||SEA||@ HOU||12-5 W||3/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Carl Crawford||LAD||@ WSH||9-2 W||3/5||0||1||1||1||4||1|
|Anthony Rizzo||CHC||@ COL||3-4 L||2/4||1||1||1||1||5||0|
|Brett Gardner||NYY||@ BOS||7-8 L||3/4||0||1||1||2||3||1|
|Andy Dirks||DET||@ KC||4-1 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||1|
|Marlon Byrd||NYM||vs PHI||5-0 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Matt Wieters||BAL||@ TEX||4-2 W||2/4||0||2||1||1||3||0|
|Luke Scott||TB||@ TOR||4-3 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||1|
|Robinson Cano||NYY||@ BOS||7-8 L||3/5||0||0||2||1||3||0|
|Jose Reyes||TOR||vs TB||3-4 L||2/3||0||0||2||2||3||1|
|Mark Ellis||LAD||@ WSH||9-2 W||3/5||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Carlos Gonzalez||COL||vs CHC||4-3 W||2/3||0||2||1||1||2||2|
|Eduardo Nunez||NYY||@ BOS||7-8 L||3/6||0||2||0||0||3||1|
|Michael Saunders||SEA||@ HOU||12-5 W||1/3||0||2||2||2||2||0|
|Brandon Moss||OAK||@ LAA||6-0 W||3/4||0||0||1||0||3||0|
|Miguel Tejada||KC||vs DET||1-4 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Kendrys Morales||SEA||@ HOU||12-5 W||2/4||0||2||1||1||2||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Wily Peralta||MIL||vs MIA||1-0 W||8||2||0||0||2||7||97||ND|
|Bartolo Colon||OAK||@ LAA||6-0 W||9||4||0||0||1||5||116||W|
|Matt Harvey||NYM||vs PHI||5-0 W||7||3||0||0||0||10||112||W|
|Justin Masterson||CLE||@ MIN||7-1 W||7||1||1||1||0||8||93||W|
|Clayton Kershaw||LAD||@ WSH||9-2 W||7||2||2||2||0||9||97||W|
|Felix Hernandez||SEA||@ HOU||12-5 W||6||4||0||0||1||7||99||W|
|Mike Minor||ATL||@ CHW||1-3 L||8||5||3||2||2||8||101||L|
|Jeff Locke||PIT||@ CIN||3-2 W||6||1||1||1||4||6||87||W|
|Henderson Alvarez||MIA||@ MIL||0-1 L||7||5||0||0||1||1||83||ND|
|Chris Tillman||BAL||@ TEX||4-2 W||8||6||2||2||3||7||117||W|
|Madison Bumgarner||SF||vs ARI||1-3 L||7||5||1||1||3||6||100||L|
|Adam Wainwright||STL||vs SD||3-2 W||8||8||2||2||2||7||103||W|
|Randall Delgado||ARI||@ SF||3-1 W||5.2||3||0||0||4||2||89||W|
|Doug Fister||DET||@ KC||4-1 W||6||6||1||1||1||5||103||W|
|Chris Archer||TB||@ TOR||4-3 W||7||5||1||1||4||1||103||W|
|Homer Bailey||CIN||vs PIT||2-3 L||6.1||7||3||3||1||12||121||L|
|Edwin Jackson||CHC||@ COL||3-4 L||7||5||4||3||2||5||93||L|
|James Shields||KC||vs DET||1-4 L||7||9||3||3||0||6||99||L|
|Tyler Chatwood||COL||vs CHC||4-3 W||6||7||2||1||4||2||94||W|
|R.A. Dickey||TOR||vs TB||3-4 L||6||7||4||4||1||8||102||L|
|Jose Quintana||CHW||vs ATL||3-1 W||5.2||9||1||1||3||4||97||W|
|Eric Stults||SD||@ STL||2-3 L||6||8||3||3||1||2||124||L|
|Martin Perez||TEX||vs BAL||2-4 L||6.1||9||4||4||1||5||97||L|
|Cliff Lee||PHI||@ NYM||0-5 L||6||7||5||5||1||6||99||L|
|Ryan Dempster||BOS||vs NYY||8-7 W||5.1||6||5||3||4||4||98||ND|
|Jerome Williams||LAA||vs OAK||0-6 L||5||8||6||4||3||4||92||L|
|Scott Diamond||MIN||vs CLE||1-7 L||4.2||7||6||5||3||0||91||L|
|CC Sabathia||NYY||@ BOS||7-8 L||5||9||7||7||2||5||102||ND|
|Jordan Zimmermann||WSH||vs LAD||2-9 L||2||8||7||7||2||1||58||L|
|Jordan Lyles||HOU||vs SEA||5-12 L||4||8||10||9||2||3||95||L|