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Probable Pitchers for August 4, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Pirates SP Francisco Liriano tossed seven shutout innings walking five batters, but gave up only two hits.
- Tigers SP Max Scherzer fired 7 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out six.
- Royals OF Justin Maxwell launched a go-ahead pinch-hit homer off David Aardsma.
- Royals RP Bruce Chen was handed a no-decision allowing just one run over six innings.
- Mets SP Jeremy Hefner allowed three runs over six innings in a no-decision.
- Mets 2B Daniel Murphy went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and a stolen base.
- Cubs purchased the contract of INF Donnie Murphy from Triple-A Iowa.
- Reds recalled RHP Pedro Villarreal from Triple-A Louisville.
- Reds optioned RHP from Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville.
- Braves activated OF B.J. Upton from the 15-day disabled list.
- Braves placed C Gerald Laird on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 26, with a kidney stone.
- Mets recalled OF Mike Baxter from Triple-A Las Vegas.
- Mets placed 3B David Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.
- Dodgers RP Brandon League has been placed on waivers.
- Padres signed SS Ronny Cedeno to a minor league contract; assigned him to High-A Lake Elsinore.
- White Sox released OF Dewayne Wise.
- Yankees promoted C Gary Sanchez to Double-A Trenton.
- Athletics recalled RHP Evan Scribner to Triple-A Sacramento.
- Athletics optioned LHP Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento
- Blue Jays recalled RHP Brad Lincoln from Triple-A Buffalo.
- Blue Jays optioned RHP Todd Redmond to Triple-A Buffalo.
- Indians sent RHP Joe Martinez outright to Triple-A Columbus.
- Athletics acquired RHP Fernando Nieve from the Indians for cash considerations.
- Red Sox recalled RHP Rubby De La Rosa from Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Red Sox optioned RHP Pedro Beato to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Orioles optioned RHP Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk.
- Astros optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Brewers SP Marco Estrada (hamstring) allowed two runs on three hits over 2 2/3 innings in his first rehab start with Triple-A Nashville.
- Cubs RP Zach Putnam underwent surgery Friday to have bone spurs removed from his elbow.
- Reds GM Walt Jocketty expects OF Ryan Ludwick (shoulder) to return next week.
- Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is day-to-day with a left thumb contusion.
- SP Ross Detwiler could miss the remainder of the season with a herniated disc in his lower back, according to Nationals manager Davey Johnson.
- Mets 3B David Wright (hamstring) is expected to miss 3-5 weeks.
- Rockies SP Roy Oswalt experienced a setback with his hamstring Saturday while throwing a simulated game.
- OF Jayson Werth left Saturday's game with a tweaked groin and will likely sit Sunday, according to Nationals manager Davey Johnson.
- An MRI to Orioles SP Jason Hammel's right forearm ruled out structural damage.
- Athletics SP Brett Anderson (foot) will throw a simulated game Tuesday.
- Royals 2B Chris Getz (knee) is expected to begin a rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Omaha.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb (concussion, blister) pitched four innings for Class-A Charlotte as part of his rehab.
- Rangers OF Nelson Cruz exited Saturday's game after limping to first base on a groundout in the eighth inning.
- Yankees SS Derek Jeter will take the next two days off because of a minor right calf and leg discomfort.
- Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera (abdomen) is hopeful to be back in the Tigers' lineup on Sunday.
Notes and Rumors
- Mets manager Terry Collins confirmed that RP Carlos Torres has officially been moved to the bullpen.
- Rockies owner Dick Monfort said the team has yet to decide whether to pick up RP Rafael Betancourt's $4.25 million option in 2014.
- Rockies owner Dick Monfort confirmed the team will exercise SP Jorge De La Rosa's $11 million option in 2014.
- Blue Jays SP Josh Johnson could have his next start skipped to give him more time to work through his problems in bullpen sessions.
- SP J.A. Happ will likely rejoin the Blue Jays rotation next week, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said.
- SP Brad Peacock will start for the Astros on Sunday.
- Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez will be suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday, likely through the end of the 2014 season.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Michael Saunders||SEA||@ BAL||8-4 W||2/4||2||2||5||1||8||0|
|Justin Smoak||SEA||@ BAL||8-4 W||3/3||1||3||1||2||7||0|
|Devin Mesoraco||CIN||vs STL||8-3 W||2/4||2||2||3||0||8||0|
|Jose Tabata||PIT||vs COL||5-2 W||3/4||1||2||1||0||8||0|
|Curtis Granderson||NYY||@ SD||3-0 W||2/4||1||2||2||0||5||1|
|Shane Victorino||BOS||vs ARI||5-2 W||2/3||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|John Mayberry Jr.||PHI||vs ATL||4-5 L||2/5||1||2||2||0||5||0|
|Brian Dozier||MIN||vs HOU||6-4 W||2/4||0||2||1||1||5||0|
|Matt Wieters||BAL||vs SEA||4-8 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||1|
|Manny Machado||BAL||vs SEA||4-8 L||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Jason Kipnis||CLE||@ MIA||4-3 W||3/4||0||0||3||1||3||0|
|Justin Upton||ATL||@ PHI||5-4 W||1/4||1||3||1||2||4||0|
|Carl Crawford||LAD||@ CHC||3-0 W||3/5||0||0||2||0||4||0|
|Daniel Murphy||NYM||vs KC||3-4 L||2/5||1||1||1||0||5||1|
|Howie Kendrick||LAA||vs TOR||7-3 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Oswaldo Arcia||MIN||vs HOU||6-4 W||2/3||0||1||1||1||4||0|
|Jeff Francoeur||SF||@ TB||1-2 L||3/4||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Michael Bourn||CLE||@ MIA||4-3 W||2/4||0||3||0||1||2||3|
|Michael Morse||SEA||@ BAL||8-4 W||2/5||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia||BOS||vs ARI||5-2 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Andrew McCutchen||PIT||vs COL||5-2 W||2/3||0||1||1||1||3||2|
|Brad Miller||SEA||@ BAL||8-4 W||3/6||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Yoenis Cespedes||OAK||vs TEX||4-2 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Justin Maxwell||KC||@ NYM||4-3 W||1/1||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Miguel Tejada||KC||@ NYM||4-3 W||3/4||0||0||1||0||3||0|
|Brett Wallace||HOU||@ MIN||4-6 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Shin-Soo Choo||CIN||vs STL||8-3 W||1/5||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Jimmy Rollins||PHI||vs ATL||4-5 L||2/6||0||1||1||0||3||2|
|Paul Goldschmidt||ARI||@ BOS||2-5 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Brett Lawrie||TOR||@ LAA||3-7 L||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|David Price||TB||vs SF||2-1 W||9||5||1||1||0||5||105||ND|
|Max Scherzer||DET||vs CHW||3-0 W||7.2||3||0||0||3||6||107||W|
|Ivan Nova||NYY||@ SD||3-0 W||7||4||0||0||1||8||85||W|
|Francisco Liriano||PIT||vs COL||5-2 W||7||2||0||0||5||6||102||W|
|Dan Haren||WSH||@ MIL||3-0 W||7||4||0||0||2||6||102||W|
|Bruce Chen||KC||@ NYM||4-3 W||6||4||1||1||0||8||94||ND|
|Jake Peavy||BOS||vs ARI||5-2 W||7||4||2||2||2||7||99||W|
|Chris Capuano||LAD||@ CHC||3-0 W||6.1||6||0||0||1||5||88||W|
|Tim Lincecum||SF||@ TB||1-2 L||7||6||1||1||1||5||111||ND|
|Tyson Ross||SD||vs NYY||0-3 L||6||3||2||2||3||9||95||L|
|Zach McAllister||CLE||@ MIA||4-3 W||5.1||3||2||2||1||7||99||ND|
|John Danks||CHW||@ DET||0-3 L||7||6||3||3||1||6||107||L|
|Donovan Hand||MIL||vs WSH||0-3 L||7||5||3||3||1||3||92||L|
|Jered Weaver||LAA||vs TOR||7-3 W||7.2||7||3||3||2||5||108||W|
|Jarrod Parker||OAK||vs TEX||4-2 W||6||6||2||2||2||6||107||W|
|Jacob Turner||MIA||vs CLE||3-4 L||6||6||2||2||2||6||96||ND|
|Erasmo Ramirez||SEA||@ BAL||8-4 W||6||4||4||4||0||6||96||W|
|Matt Garza||TEX||@ OAK||2-4 L||8||8||4||4||1||5||114||L|
|Erik Bedard||HOU||@ MIN||4-6 L||6||6||3||3||2||6||104||ND|
|Brandon Beachy||ATL||@ PHI||5-4 W||6.1||5||4||3||2||4||98||ND|
|Jeff Samardzija||CHC||vs LAD||0-3 L||6||7||3||3||5||9||112||L|
|Jeremy Hefner||NYM||vs KC||3-4 L||6||8||3||3||0||6||110||ND|
|Tony Cingrani||CIN||vs STL||8-3 W||5||4||3||3||5||7||103||W|
|Patrick Corbin||ARI||@ BOS||2-5 L||6||8||3||3||2||6||100||L|
|John Lannan||PHI||vs ATL||4-5 L||4.1||4||4||2||2||0||77||ND|
|Jake Westbrook||STL||@ CIN||3-8 L||5||4||5||5||5||5||87||L|
|Jorge De La Rosa||COL||@ PIT||2-5 L||4||6||3||3||2||3||91||L|
|Scott Feldman||BAL||vs SEA||4-8 L||4.2||7||5||5||4||4||95||L|
|Esmil Rogers||TOR||@ LAA||3-7 L||5||10||7||5||1||5||97||L|
|Kyle Gibson||MIN||vs HOU||6-4 W||3||9||4||4||1||2||81||ND|
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