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Probable Pitchers for July 30, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Mets 2B Daniel Murphy knocked in three runs with a pair of singles.
- Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria went 0-for-5.
- Mets SP Jeremy Hefner allowed three runs over 5.1 innings in a no decision.
- Marlins SP Jacob Turner allowed three runs over 6.1 innings while striking out four.
(51-56) Rockies – 8 at 9 – Braves (61-45) (10 innings)
- Again in the leadoff spot, Brewers 2B Rickie Weeks had a two-run double and a walk.
- Brewers SP Kyle Lohse tossed six scoreless innings in a no-decision.
- Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija struck out seven in seven scoreless innings.
- Cubs RP Pedro Strop was charged with five runs in the ninth.
(62-41) Cardinals – 2 at 9 – Pirates (62-42)
- Rangers C Geovany Soto hit a walkoff homer off Ernesto Frieri in the ninth.
- Angels SP Jered Weaver lost his scoreless streak in the sixth inning, but he allowed just the one run through seven.
- Angels RP Ernesto Frieri gave up a pair of homers in the ninth to take a blown save.
- Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland has gone hitless in six consecutive games following an 0-for-3.
- Rockies recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies optioned INF Jordan Pacheco to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Marlins SP Andrew Heaney has been promoted to Double-A Jacksonville.
- Pirates recalled OF Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis.
- Pirates placed C Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left knee.
- Braves activated RHP Brandon Beachy from the 15-day disabled list.
- Cubs 3B Josh Vitters was placed on the disabled list with Triple-A Iowa due to a strained right hamstring.
- Giants placed INF Tony Abreu on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee bursitis.
- Giants recalled OF Roger Kieschnick from Triple-A Fresno.
- Giants recalled 1B/OF Brett Pill from Triple-A Fresno.
- Giants optioned INF/OF Kensuke Tanaka to Triple-A Fresno.
- Braves designated RHP Kameron Loe for assignment.
- Mariners activated OF Michael Morse from the 15-day disabled list.
- Mariners designated OF Jason Bay for assignment.
- Angels recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Double-A Arkansas.
- Twins activated C Joe Mauer from paternity leave.
- Angels acquired RHP Cory Rasmus from the Braves for LHP Scott Downs.
- Orioles sent OF Chris Dickerson outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
- Astros acquired OF Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later from the Tigers for RHP Jose Veras.
- Astros recalled RHP Chia-Jen Lo from Double-A Corpus Christi.
- Astros purchased the contract of RHP Josh Zeid from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Astros optioned RHP Hector Ambriz to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Angels purchased the contract of RHP Daniel Stange from Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Angels designated 1B Brad Hawpe for assignment.
- Rays transferred RHP Brandon Gomes from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Rays acquired RHP Jesse Crain from the White Sox for players to be named later or cash considerations.
- Dodgers OF Carl Crawford was prescribed antibiotics on Sunday and is expected to return to action on Tuesday.
- Braves OF Reed Johnson left Sunday night's game against the Cardinals with a "tweaked" Achilles.
- Braves OF Reed Johnson (Achilles) is considered day-to-day.
- Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) is expected to make two more minor league rehab starts.
- Rockies SP Roy Oswalt (hamstring) is scheduled to throw a 40-pitch bullpen session on Tuesday.
- Mets RP Frank Francisco (elbow) received a pair of cortisone shots last week.
- Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Monday that he expects OF B.J. Upton (groin) and Jordan Schafer (foot) to begin minor league rehab assignments this week.
- Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles) is not close to returning to the Padres.
- Padres OF Cameron Maybin (knee, wrist) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson Tuesday.
- Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez took batting practice again Monday, but his recovery from a left knee injury is still going slowly.
- Phillies RP Jonathan Broxton (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville Tuesday.
- Marlins SP Kevin Slowey is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after an MRI Monday revealed a strained right forearm muscle.
- Royals prospect SP Yordano Ventura will miss his next start after tweaking his hamstring on Thursday.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb (concussion, blister) is scheduled to throw a simulated game Tuesday.
- Angels OF Peter Bourjos (wrist) has progressed to hitting off a tee.
- Orioles DH Steve Pearce (wrist) will continue his minor league rehab assignment with High-A Frederick.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas (arm) was "up and down" during his bullpen session on Monday.
- Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) has yet to resume baseball activities.
Notes and Rumors
- CBS Sports' Jon Heyman hears that the asking price for Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee is "extremely high."
- Brad Lidge will sign a one-day contract to officially retire as a member of the Phillies on Thursday.
- Mets manager Terry Collins indicated Monday that SS Ruben Tejada and Jordany Valdespin likely won't be called up from the Triple-A Las Vegas until September.
- CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Reds have inquired about Giants' oufielder Hunter Pence.
- Bob Nightengale of USA Today hears the Diamondbacks and Pirates are "strong front runners" for RP Brian Wilson.
- MLB.com's Peter Gammons reports that the Diamondbacks are shopping Ian Kennedy and Jason Kubel.
- Cubs SP Jake Arrieta will be called up to start one of the games during Tuesday's doubleheader against the Brewers.
- Cardinals SP Lance Lynn will start the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Pirates.
- Red Sox DH David Ortiz will not be suspended for his dugout tirade during Saturday's game against the Orioles.
- According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Rangers have no plans to call up OF Manny Ramirez.
- According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Royals "are now unlikely to trade" starter Ervin Santana.
- FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the White Sox "will not trade" ace left-hander Chris Sale.
- RP Joaquin Benoit will remain the Tigers' primary closer despite Monday's acquisition of Jose Veras.
- RP Jose Cisnero is likely to take over at closer for the Astros in the wake of the Jose Veras trade.
- FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal heard from a source that the Orioles are open to trading SP Dylan Bundy.
- According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Red Sox are "very much in" the running for White Sox SP Jake Peavy.
- Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez's lawyer, David Cornwell, said on ESPN on Monday that they are prepping to appeal a suspension from MLB.
- SP Andre Rienzo will start for the White Sox on Tuesday in Cleveland if Jake Peavy is traded.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Yoenis Cespedes||OAK||vs TOR||9-4 W||3/5||1||2||3||0||8||0|
|Carlos Gonzalez||COL||@ ATL||8-9 L||5/5||0||1||2||0||5||2|
|Andrelton Simmons||ATL||vs COL||9-8 W||3/5||0||0||2||0||6||0|
|Wilin Rosario||COL||@ ATL||8-9 L||3/5||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Nolan Arenado||COL||@ ATL||8-9 L||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Geovany Soto||TEX||vs LAA||4-3 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Daniel Murphy||NYM||@ MIA||6-5 W||2/4||0||2||3||1||2||1|
|Clint Barmes||PIT||vs STL||9-2 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||4||0|
|Pedro Alvarez||PIT||vs STL||9-2 W||1/4||1||1||3||1||4||0|
|Chris Denorfia||SD||vs CIN||2-1 W||1/1||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Chris Johnson||ATL||vs COL||9-8 W||2/5||0||2||2||0||3||0|
|Jason Giambi||CLE||vs CHW||3-2 W||1/1||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Edwin Encarnacion||TOR||@ OAK||4-9 L||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Joey Terdoslavich||ATL||vs COL||9-8 W||2/3||0||1||1||1||3||0|
|Brandon Snyder||BOS||vs TB||1-2 L||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Mike Trout||LAA||@ TEX||3-4 L||2/2||0||1||0||2||3||0|
|Dayan Viciedo||CHW||@ CLE||2-3 L||2/4||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|Josh Reddick||OAK||vs TOR||9-4 W||1/4||0||1||3||0||2||0|
|Brett Lawrie||TOR||@ OAK||4-9 L||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Dan Uggla||ATL||vs COL||9-8 W||1/4||0||2||2||1||2||0|
|Ed Lucas||MIA||vs NYM||5-6 L||1/3||0||2||1||1||3||0|
|J.B. Shuck||LAA||@ TEX||3-4 L||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Derrick Robinson||CIN||@ SD||1-2 L||2/5||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Andrew McCutchen||PIT||vs STL||9-2 W||2/5||0||2||1||0||2||0|
|Michael Cuddyer||COL||@ ATL||8-9 L||1/4||0||1||2||1||3||0|
|Caleb Gindl||MIL||@ CHC||5-0 W||2/3||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Seth Smith||OAK||vs TOR||9-4 W||2/3||0||0||1||1||3||0|
|A.J. Pierzynski||TEX||vs LAA||4-3 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Adam Lind||TOR||@ OAK||4-9 L||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Josh Hamilton||LAA||@ TEX||3-4 L||2/4||0||0||2||0||2||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|David Price||TB||@ BOS||2-1 W||7.1||2||1||1||0||8||90||W|
|Jeff Samardzija||CHC||vs MIL||0-5 L||7||3||0||0||2||7||109||ND|
|Mike Leake||CIN||@ SD||1-2 L||7||4||0||0||2||5||106||ND|
|Francisco Liriano||PIT||vs STL||9-2 W||7||4||1||1||2||8||102||W|
|Jered Weaver||LAA||@ TEX||3-4 L||7||5||1||1||1||6||104||ND|
|Kyle Lohse||MIL||@ CHC||5-0 W||6||5||0||0||3||6||106||ND|
|John Danks||CHW||@ CLE||2-3 L||6||2||2||1||4||3||101||ND|
|Zach McAllister||CLE||vs CHW||3-2 W||7||5||2||2||1||2||90||ND|
|Matt Garza||TEX||vs LAA||4-3 W||7||5||3||3||3||6||107||ND|
|A.J. Griffin||OAK||vs TOR||9-4 W||7||4||4||4||2||5||99||W|
|Sean O'Sullivan||SD||vs CIN||2-1 W||6||5||1||1||5||1||94||ND|
|Jacob Turner||MIA||vs NYM||5-6 L||6.1||5||3||3||3||4||94||ND|
|Felix Doubront||BOS||vs TB||1-2 L||5||8||2||2||3||4||104||L|
|Jeremy Hefner||NYM||@ MIA||6-5 W||5.1||4||5||3||5||4||111||ND|
|Jake Westbrook||STL||@ PIT||2-9 L||5||4||4||4||3||2||100||L|
|Jorge De La Rosa||COL||@ ATL||8-9 L||5||10||8||5||2||3||84||ND|
|Brandon Beachy||ATL||vs COL||9-8 W||3.2||8||7||7||1||5||84||ND|
|Esmil Rogers||TOR||@ OAK||4-9 L||4.1||9||8||6||3||3||97||L|