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Probable Pitchers for August 5 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Cardinals 1B Matt Adams smacked a two-run homer.
- Cardinals 3B David Freese finished 3-for-4 with a double, home run, two RBI and three runs scored.
- Cardinals SP Lance Lynn struck out 11, allowing two runs over eight innings, in a victory.
- Reds SP Mike Leake was shelled for seven runs on eight hits over five innings.
- Twins 1B Justin Morneau went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer.
- Twins RP Glen Perkins earned his 27th save by tossing a scoreless ninth inning.
- Twins SP Mike Pelfrey surrendered two earned runs on seven hits over five innings in a no-decision.
- In his return to the majors, Astros SP Brad Peacock struck out 10 and allowed three runs over seven innings.
- Phillies sent RHP J.C. Ramirez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Dodgers optioned OF Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A Albuquerque.
- Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.
- Nationals placed RHP Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 1, with right shoulder inflammation.
- Dodgers activated RHP Stephen Fife from the 15-day disabled list.
- Diamondbacks designated LHP Tony Sipp for assignment.
- Diamondbacks activated RHP Brandon McCarthy from the 15-day disabled list.
- Cubs recalled INF/OF Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
- Cubs placed INF Luis Valbuena on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 3, with a strained right oblique.
- Diamondbacks optioned LHP Tony Sipp to Triple-A Reno.
- Dodgers released LHP Ted Lilly.
- Blue Jays placed RHP Steve Delabar on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 3, with right shoulder inflammation.
- Mariners RP Stephen Pryor has been shut down for the season after an MRI revealed a tear in his right triceps.
- Tigers activated LHP Darin Downs from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Toledo.
- Orioles recalled INF Danny Valencia from Triple-A Norfolk.
- Royals purchased the contract of C Brett Hayes from Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals recalled LHP Will Smith from Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals placed RHP Wade Davis on daily emergency leave.
- Royals placed C Salvador Perez on the 7-day disabled list, retroactive to August 4, with a concussion.
- Rays recalled OF Brandon Guyer; placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right middle finger.
- Astros recalled RHP Brad Peacock from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Orioles released OF Chris Pettit.
- Tigers recalled RHP Jeremy Bonderman from Triple-A Toledo.
- Tigers optioned RHP Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo.
- Angels signed LHP Dontrelle Willis to a minor league contract.
- Dodgers manager Don Mattingly expects OF Yasiel Puig (thumb) to be back in the lineup on Monday.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong (hand) could need an additional rehab start after Sunday's outing.
- The Brewers are hoping to activate 3B Aramis Ramirez (knee) from the disabled list during their road trip that begins Monday.
- Doctors determined after examining Pirates RP Jason Grilli (forearm) Sunday that the reliever is "making quality progress."
- Dodgers OF Matt Kemp (ankle) will resume workouts later this week in St. Louis.
- Mets RP Bobby Parnell (neck) will remain unavailable Sunday.
- After throwing a simulated inning Saturday, Reds RP Jonathan Broxton (elbow) will make what could be a final rehab appearance Sunday.
- Phillies OF Domonic Brown (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment Monday at Low-A Lakewood.
- SP Marco Estrada (hamstring) is expected to make one more rehab start before rejoining the Brewers' rotation.
- Brewers RP Tom Gorzelanny (elbow) is expected to miss at least one start.
- Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez left Sunday's game with a jammed right shoulder.
- Nationals OF Jayson Werth underwent x-rays on his right hand Sunday.
- Rockies RP Rafael Betancourt (appendicitis) could throw a bullpen session Friday.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (finger) is expected to be placed on the disabled list.
- Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Sunday that it's "very possible" both SP Kyle Drabek (elbow) and Drew Hutchison (elbow) return in September.
- Yankees SP Michael Pineda left his start at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with right shoulder stiffness.
- The Yankees are awaiting results of an MRI on SS Derek Jeter's right calf.
- Athletics RP Fernando Rodriguez (elbow) has been throwing long-toss and thinks he'll be ready to throw off a mound by October.
- Tigers 2B Omar Infante (ankle) is not ready for a rehab assignment yet.
- SP Neftali Feliz (elbow) walked one and struck out two over an inning of work in his first rehab appearance with the Rangers' Arizona League team Friday.
- Rays SP Matt Moore (elbow) said his game of catch from 60 feet Sunday "went well."
- Rays RP Juan Carlos Oviedo (elbow) has begun throwing to hitters.
- Rays RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) will resume playing catch this week.
- Royals SP Felipe Paulino (elbow, shoulder) resumed a rehab assignment at Double-A Northwest Arkansas Saturday.
- Athletics manager Bob Melvin is hopeful that C John Jaso (concussion) will resume baseball activities soon.
- Red Sox RP Matt Thornton was removed from Sunday's game with a right oblique issue.
- Royals OF David Lough left Sunday's game against the Mets with right quad tightness.
- Rangers SP Colby Lewis (elbow) will move his rehab assignment to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday.
- Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) threw at "about 80 percent intensity" Sunday.
- Rangers SP Matt Harrison (back) allowed one run over 3 2/3 innings in second rehab start Sunday for Double-A Frisco.
- Royals 2B Chris Getz (knee) will begin a rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals OF David Lough is day-to-day with right quad tightness.
- An MRI of Yankees SS Derek Jeter's right calf showed a mild strain.
Notes and Rumors
- The Pirates do not plan on shutting SP Gerrit Cole down early this season.
- Indians SP Danny Salazar will be called up to start on Wednesday against the Tigers
- Red Sox OF Daniel Nava will be placed on paternity leave for the upcoming series against the Astros.
- Red Sox RP Steven Wright will start on Tuesday against the Astros.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|David Freese||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||3/4||1||3||2||0||7||0|
|Adam Dunn||CHW||@ DET||2-3 L||4/5||1||1||1||0||7||0|
|Mike Trout||LAA||vs TOR||5-6 L||2/2||1||2||1||2||6||0|
|Tony Cruz||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||2/4||1||2||2||1||5||0|
|Danny Valencia||BAL||vs SEA||2-3 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Rajai Davis||TOR||@ LAA||6-5 W||3/5||0||3||1||0||3||3|
|Matt Adams||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||2/5||1||2||2||0||5||0|
|Zack Cozart||CIN||vs STL||2-15 L||2/3||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Justin Morneau||MIN||vs HOU||3-2 W||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Austin Romine||NYY||@ SD||3-6 L||2/3||1||1||1||1||5||0|
|Mike Moustakas||KC||@ NYM||6-2 W||2/4||1||1||1||1||5||0|
|Jon Jay||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||3/5||0||0||2||1||4||0|
|Jose Bautista||TOR||@ LAA||6-5 W||3/5||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Mark Trumbo||LAA||vs TOR||5-6 L||1/4||1||1||3||0||4||0|
|Daniel Descalso||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||2/5||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Matt Carpenter||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||2/5||0||2||2||1||3||0|
|Wil Myers||TB||vs SF||4-3 W||1/2||1||1||2||2||4||0|
|Russell Martin||PIT||vs COL||5-1 W||1/4||1||1||3||0||4||0|
|Henry Blanco||SEA||@ BAL||3-2 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Matt Holliday||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||2/4||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|Anthony Rendon||WSH||@ MIL||5-8 L||1/1||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Mitch Moreland||TEX||@ OAK||4-0 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Jonathan Herrera||COL||@ PIT||1-5 L||3/3||0||0||1||0||3||0|
|Yan Gomes||CLE||@ MIA||2-0 W||3/4||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Everth Cabrera||SD||vs NYY||6-3 W||2/5||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Paul Konerko||CHW||@ DET||2-3 L||1/4||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Oswaldo Arcia||MIN||vs HOU||3-2 W||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Stephen Drew||BOS||vs ARI||4-0 W||2/3||0||2||0||1||2||0|
|Raul Ibanez||SEA||@ BAL||3-2 W||2/4||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Andrew McCutchen||PIT||vs COL||5-1 W||2/3||0||1||1||1||2||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Derek Holland||TEX||@ OAK||4-0 W||8||4||0||0||2||10||112||W|
|Lance Lynn||STL||@ CIN||15-2 W||8||4||2||2||2||11||115||W|
|A.J. Burnett||PIT||vs COL||5-1 W||9||8||1||1||1||9||110||W|
|Scott Kazmir||CLE||@ MIA||2-0 W||6||2||0||0||2||7||102||W|
|Felix Doubront||BOS||vs ARI||4-0 W||7||5||0||0||0||5||95||W|
|Carlos Villanueva||CHC||vs LAD||0-1 L||6||2||1||1||3||5||101||L|
|Brad Peacock||HOU||@ MIN||2-3 L||7||4||3||3||2||10||117||L|
|Alex Wood||ATL||@ PHI||4-1 W||6||2||1||1||2||3||95||W|
|Rick Porcello||DET||vs CHW||3-2 W||7.2||8||1||1||1||4||93||ND|
|Ervin Santana||KC||@ NYM||6-2 W||6||5||1||1||3||5||111||W|
|Nate Eovaldi||MIA||vs CLE||0-2 L||7||7||1||1||1||2||105||L|
|Wei-Yin Chen||BAL||vs SEA||2-3 L||7||5||3||3||3||5||110||L|
|Stephen Fife||LAD||@ CHC||1-0 W||5.1||7||0||0||2||5||98||W|
|Andre Rienzo||CHW||@ DET||2-3 L||6||4||2||2||3||3||84||ND|
|A.J. Griffin||OAK||vs TEX||0-4 L||6.2||5||4||3||1||7||108||L|
|C.J. Wilson||LAA||vs TOR||5-6 L||7.1||8||4||3||0||7||109||ND|
|Ian Kennedy||SD||vs NYY||6-3 W||5.2||4||2||2||4||6||98||W|
|Joe Saunders||SEA||@ BAL||3-2 W||6||8||2||2||2||2||115||W|
|Kyle Lohse||MIL||vs WSH||8-5 W||5||5||3||2||1||2||93||ND|
|Brandon McCarthy||ARI||@ BOS||0-4 L||4.1||5||2||2||3||5||97||L|
|Mike Pelfrey||MIN||vs HOU||3-2 W||5||7||2||2||3||4||104||ND|
|Taylor Jordan||WSH||@ MIL||5-8 L||5.1||4||4||4||2||2||85||ND|
|Zack Wheeler||NYM||vs KC||2-6 L||5||5||4||3||5||5||101||L|
|Cliff Lee||PHI||vs ATL||1-4 L||5||8||4||3||2||8||95||L|
|Guillermo Moscoso||SF||@ TB||3-4 L||4.2||4||3||3||4||3||93||ND|
|Mark Buehrle||TOR||@ LAA||6-5 W||6||7||5||5||2||4||106||ND|
|Roberto Hernandez||TB||vs SF||4-3 W||4.2||8||3||3||1||2||75||ND|
|Juan Nicasio||COL||@ PIT||1-5 L||4.1||6||4||4||3||4||103||L|
|Phil Hughes||NYY||@ SD||3-6 L||2.2||6||5||5||3||1||71||L|
|Mike Leake||CIN||vs STL||2-15 L||5||8||7||7||2||3||76||L|