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Probable Pitchers for July 26, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Nationals OF Bryce Harper delivered a walk-off two-run homer.
- Nationals RP Rafael Soriano and Ian Krol combined to blow a lead in the ninth inning.
- Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez yielded three runs over 5 2/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Pirates SP A.J. Burnett allowed four runs (one earned) over seven innings in a no-decision.
- Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple.
- Pirates SS Jordy Mercer went 3-for-4 with an RBI double, a run scored, and a walk.
- Padres OF Carlos Quentin went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, three RBI, a walk and a run scored.
- Padres SP Edinson Volquez yielded three runs in 5 1/3 innings.
- Brewers SP Yovani Gallardo was tagged for six runs over 3 2/3 innings.
- Brewers 1B Yuniesky Betancourt went 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored.
- White Sox C Tyler Flowers had an RBI double and a solo homer.
- Tigers DH Victor Martinez belted a solo homer.
- Tigers SP Justin Verlander was lit up for seven runs over six innings.
- With plenty of scouts in attendance, White Sox SP Jake Peavy pitched pretty well, allowing four runs over seven innings.
- Phillies transferred RHP Jeremy Horst from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Phillies released RHP Carlos Zambrano.
- Phillies purchased the contract of OF Steve Susdorf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies placed OF Domonic Brown on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.
- Diamondbacks RP David Pauley has agreed to a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League.
- Marlins sent INF Chris Valaika outright to Triple-A New Orleans.
- Cardinals recalled LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Triple-A Memphis.
- Cardinals optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Triple-A Memphis.
- Marlins placed OF Marcell Ozuna on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb.
- Braves recalled LHP Alex Wood from Triple-A Gwinnett.
- Braves placed RHP Tim Hudson on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right ankle.
- Giants released RHP Hunter Strickland.
- Brewers purchased the contract of RHP Rob Wooten from Triple-A Nashville.
- Brewers optioned 1B/OF Sean Halton to Triple-A Nashville.
- Dodgers recalled INF/OF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque.
- Dodgers designated LHP Ted Lilly for assignment.
- Royals released OF Willy Taveras.
- According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, the Astros have signed Dominican shortstop Wilson Amador.
- Athletics sent INF/OF Vincent Catricala outright to Double-A Midland.
- Athletics recalled C Stephen Vogt from Triple-A Sacramento.
- Athletics placed C John Jaso on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.
- Angels designated RHP Billy Buckner for assignment.
- Mets OF Eric Young, Jr. (knee) underwent X-rays which showed no issue.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez left Thursday's game after he aggravated his sprained right middle finger.
- Mets OF Eric Young Jr. is dealing with right knee pain.
- Mets SP Jenrry Mejia needs offseason elbow surgery.
- Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (forearm) made about 60 flat-ground throws from a distance of 80 feet on Wednesday.
- Pirates OF Jose Tabata has a badly-bruised right forearm.
- Diamondbacks SP Trevor Cahill (hip, shoulder) struck out nine while allowing just one hit and one unearned run in a rehab start.
- Reds RP Jonathan Broxton (elbow) will throw live batting practice Saturday.
- A scout told CBS Sports' Danny Knobler that Giants RP Brian Wilson (elbow) "looked good" in a throwing session in front of interested teams Thursday.
- Padres OF Cameron Maybin (knee) could resume baseball activities as soon as this weekend.
- Padres SP Joe Wieland (elbow) is not expected to return this season.
- Padres manager Bud Black said Thursday that it's "unlikely" Cory Luebke (elbow) will return this season.
- An MRI on Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero's back showed only inflammation.
- Astros OF Trevor Crowe (shoulder) began a minor league rehab assignment Thursday with the GCL Astros.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) will make his next minor league rehab start Sunday with Double-A Frisco.
- Tigers OF Torii Hunter (Achilles) expects to play Friday.
- Tigers manager Jim Leyland is hopeful that 3B Miguel Cabrera (hip) will be able to play Friday.
- Red Sox RP Andrew Bailey had both his labrum and shoulder capsule repaired on Wednesday.
- Red Sox C David Ross (head) expects to play again this season.
- Blue Jays SP Brandon Morrow (forearm) will miss at least six weeks.
- Yankees DH Derek Jeter (quad) reported feeling "good" after running the bases on Thursday afternoon.
- White Sox RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) was unable to throw a scheduled bullpen session on Thursday afternoon.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) will make his next minor league rehab start on Sunday at Triple-A Around Rock.
- Tigers 2B Omar Infante (ankle) is likely to return Friday.
- White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (wrist) could return on Friday.
- Rays RP Brandon Gomes (lat) will make another minor league rehab appearance on Friday night.
- Mariners C Mike Zunino left Thursday's game against the Twins after the fourth inning after taking a foul tip off his left hand.
- Royals SP Felipe Paulino (elbow, shoulder) threw a successful two-inning simulated game on Thursday.
- Rangers DH Lance Berkman admitted Wednesday that he's considered shutting it down for the rest of the season or retiring due to nagging soreness in his surgically-repaired right knee.
Notes and Rumors
- Brewers OF Ryan Braun said in a statement Thurdsay that he is not allowed to address his 65-game PED suspension.
- CBS Sports' Danny Knobler reports that the Marlins are telling teams RP Steve Cishek is unavailable.
- Major League Baseball has suspended Diamondbacks pitching prospect Eric Smith 50 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
- Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said that SP Michael Wacha and SP Tyler Lyons are candidates to start one of the games of Tuesday's doubleheader in Pittsburgh.
- Rockies RP Collin McHugh is expected to replace Drew Pomeranz in the Rockies' rotation on Saturday against the Brewers.
- Steven Marcus of New York Newsday reports that the Yankees plan to discipline 3B Alex Rodriguez for seeking a second opinion on his quad injury without getting permission first.
- According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Red Sox, Cardinals, Dodgers, Braves, Orioles, Reds and Rangers scouted White Sox SP Jake Peavy's start Thursday vs. Detroit.
- CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs are expected to assume more than half of the remaining $24 million remaining on OF Alfonso Soriano's contract when the trade with the Yankees goes through.
- Red Sox SP Brandon Workman will have his next start pushed back following Thursday's rainout.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Bryce Harper||WSH||vs PIT||9-7 W||3/5||1||3||2||0||7||0|
|Yuniesky Betancourt||MIL||vs SD||8-10 L||4/5||1||2||2||0||7||0|
|Josh Harrison||PIT||@ WSH||7-9 L||3/5||1||1||4||0||6||0|
|Tyler Flowers||CHW||vs DET||7-4 W||2/4||1||2||2||0||6||0|
|Carlos Quentin||SD||@ MIL||10-8 W||2/3||1||1||3||1||5||0|
|Billy Butler||KC||vs BAL||7-1 W||2/3||1||2||1||1||6||0|
|Carlos Gomez||MIL||vs SD||8-10 L||3/5||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Dustin Ackley||SEA||vs MIN||8-2 W||3/4||0||1||2||0||5||0|
|Aaron Hill||ARI||vs CHC||3-1 W||2/4||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Stephen Lombardozzi||WSH||vs PIT||9-7 W||3/5||0||2||1||0||5||0|
|Freddie Freeman||ATL||@ NYM||4-7 L||2/3||1||2||1||1||5||0|
|Jordy Mercer||PIT||@ WSH||7-9 L||3/4||0||1||1||1||5||0|
|Derek Norris||OAK||vs LAA||3-8 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Albert Pujols||LAA||@ OAK||8-3 W||3/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Daniel Murphy||NYM||vs ATL||7-4 W||3/5||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Austin Romine||NYY||@ TEX||2-0 W||3/4||0||1||0||0||5||0|
|Nick Franklin||SEA||vs MIN||8-2 W||1/4||1||1||3||0||4||0|
|Gaby Sanchez||PIT||@ WSH||7-9 L||3/3||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Jesus Guzman||SD||@ MIL||10-8 W||1/1||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Alexei Ramirez||CHW||vs DET||7-4 W||2/4||0||2||2||0||2||1|
|Adam LaRoche||WSH||vs PIT||9-7 W||2/4||0||0||2||0||4||0|
|David Wright||NYM||vs ATL||7-4 W||2/5||0||1||1||0||4||1|
|Alexi Amarista||SD||@ MIL||10-8 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Ryan Zimmerman||WSH||vs PIT||9-7 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Marlon Byrd||NYM||vs ATL||7-4 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Dan Uggla||ATL||@ NYM||4-7 L||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Giancarlo Stanton||MIA||@ COL||5-3 W||2/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Torii Hunter||DET||@ CHW||4-7 L||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|John Buck||NYM||vs ATL||7-4 W||2/5||0||0||3||0||3||0|
|Donovan Solano||MIA||@ COL||5-3 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Mark Buehrle||TOR||vs HOU||4-0 W||9||2||0||0||2||9||108||W|
|Juan Nicasio||COL||vs MIA||3-5 L||7||2||0||0||1||9||98||ND|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||vs MIN||8-2 W||6||4||0||0||1||9||102||W|
|Nate Eovaldi||MIA||@ COL||5-3 W||6||3||0||0||2||4||78||ND|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||@ TEX||2-0 W||7||6||0||0||1||3||100||W|
|Wade Miley||ARI||vs CHC||3-1 W||7.2||5||1||1||3||4||108||W|
|Lance Lynn||STL||vs PHI||3-1 W||7||5||1||1||4||6||118||W|
|Erik Bedard||HOU||@ TOR||0-4 L||5||3||1||1||1||6||95||L|
|Jeremy Guthrie||KC||vs BAL||7-1 W||6||6||1||1||1||5||102||W|
|Mat Latos||CIN||@ LAD||5-2 W||7.2||8||2||1||1||4||106||W|
|C.J. Wilson||LAA||@ OAK||8-3 W||7||5||3||3||3||6||123||W|
|Jake Peavy||CHW||vs DET||7-4 W||7||4||4||4||2||7||118||W|
|Derek Holland||TEX||vs NYY||0-2 L||7.1||8||2||2||1||2||94||L|
|Zack Wheeler||NYM||vs ATL||7-4 W||6||4||4||3||2||5||95||W|
|A.J. Burnett||PIT||@ WSH||7-9 L||7||9||4||1||1||5||107||ND|
|Zack Greinke||LAD||vs CIN||2-5 L||7||6||4||4||1||4||105||L|
|Kyle Kendrick||PHI||@ STL||1-3 L||6||5||3||3||2||1||98||L|
|Gio Gonzalez||WSH||vs PIT||9-7 W||5.2||8||3||3||4||11||119||ND|
|Edinson Volquez||SD||@ MIL||10-8 W||5.1||6||3||3||3||5||106||W|
|Carlos Villanueva||CHC||@ ARI||1-3 L||5||6||3||3||3||5||103||L|
|Alex Wood||ATL||@ NYM||4-7 L||4.1||8||4||4||2||5||90||ND|
|Dan Straily||OAK||vs LAA||3-8 L||4.1||7||5||5||2||5||84||L|
|Justin Verlander||DET||@ CHW||4-7 L||6||11||7||7||2||4||103||L|
|Miguel Gonzalez||BAL||@ KC||1-7 L||4.2||8||6||6||1||0||68||L|
|Yovani Gallardo||MIL||vs SD||8-10 L||3.2||8||6||6||3||4||85||L|
|Kevin Correia||MIN||@ SEA||2-8 L||1.2||7||6||6||1||0||46||L|