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Probable Pitchers for August 13, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Rockies 2B D.J. LeMahieu finished 3-for-4 with a double, home run, walk, steal, two RBI and three runs scored.
- Rockies OF Dexter Fowler went 3-for-4 with a double, two walks, four RBI and two runs scored.
- Rockies SP Jhoulys Chacin allowed one run on five hits over eight innings.
- Padres SP Edinson Volquez was pelted for eight runs over 4 1/3 innings in a loss.
- Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda went scoreless for eight innings while striking out seven to improve to 11-7 this season.
- Despite retiring just two of the five batters he faced, Yankees RP David Robertson picked up a save.
- Angels RP Garrett Richards took a complete-game loss after allowing two runs in eight innings.
- Yankees OF Curtis Granderson went 2-for-3 and hit his third homer.
- Angels 1B Mark Trumbo went 0-for-4 and is in a 1-for-25 slump.
- Diamondbacks RP Brad Ziegler blew his first save of the season.
- Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley yielded four runs on seven hits over seven innings in a no-decision.
- Orioles SP Scott Feldman allowed two runs — one earned — over 5 1/3 innings and struck out eight in a no-decision.
- Diamondbacks OF Adam Eaton smacked the first walkoff home run of his career.
- Diamondbacks recalled LHP Tyler Skaggs from Triple-A Reno.
- Diamondbacks recalled RHP Chaz Roe from Triple-A Reno.
- Diamondbacks placed OF Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated right hip.
- Cubs' prospect third baseman Kris Bryant has been promoted to High-A Daytona.
- Phillies released OF Laynce Nix.
- Pirates signed C Kelly Shoppach to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
- Indians released INF Mark Reynolds.
- Rangers claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from the Athletics.
- Twins activated OF Wilkin Ramirez from the 7-day concussion disabled list.
- Rays optioned RHP Josh Lueke to Triple-A Durham.
- Tigers optioned INF Hernan Perez to Triple-A Toledo.
- Tigers activated 2B Omar Infante from the 15-day disabled list.
- Astros purchased the contract of RHP Philip Humber from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Rays acquired LHP Wesley Wright from the Astros for future cash considerations.
- Royals activated INF Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list.
- Royals optioned INF Irving Falu to Triple-A Omaha.
- Rays optioned LHP Will Smith to Triple-A Omaha.
- Blue Jays placed LHP J.A. Happ on the bereavement list.
- Angels optioned RHP Tommy Hanson to Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Cardinals SP Shelby Miller (elbow) has been confirmed as the Cardinals' starter Wednesday against the Pirates.
- Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran (foot) expects to play in Tuesday night's series-opener against the first-place Pirates.
- Cardinals top prospect OF Oscar Taveras (ankle) is "about ready" to begin playing in rehab games.
- Dodgers RP Brian Wilson (elbow) threw another perfect rehab inning on Sunday at Triple-A Albuquerque.
- Dodgers OF Matt Kemp was still featuring a slight limp while doing agility drills Monday.
- Rockies RP Rafael Betancourt (appendicitis) threw 30 pitches in a simulated game Monday.
- Cubs SP Scott Baker (elbow) threw a bullpen session Monday.
- Phillies SP Jonathan Pettibone (shoulder) will make a minor league rehab start Thursday with Double-A Reading.
- Phillies 1B Ryan Howard (knee) hasn't resumed swinging a bat.
- Phillies SP Roy Halladay (shoulder) will begin a minor league assignment Thursday with the Phillies' Gulf Coast league affiliate.
- Braves SP Paul Maholm (wrist) threw six innings in a simulated game Monday.
- Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero (back) is on track to begin a rehab assignment by the end of the week.
- Diamondbacks 3B Eric Chavez (knee, hip) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on August 25, the first day he's eligible.
- SP Trevor Cahill (hip, shoulder) will rejoin the Diamondbacks' rotation this weekend in Pittsburgh.
- Diamondbacks 2B Willie Bloomquist (hand) is nearing a rehab assignment.
- Diamondbacks OF Cody Ross will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a fracture in his right hip.
- The Dodgers could hold SS Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) out until Friday.
- Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles) won't try running until Thursday.
- Braves RP Jordan Walden (hand) is likely a few days away from being available out of the bullpen.
- Orioles RP Tsuyoshi Wada allowed just one run over seven innings Monday in a start with Triple-A Norfolk.
- Blue Jays RP Dustin McGowan (oblique) is a week into his DL stint and has not been cleared for a throwing program.
- Rangers SP Neftali Feliz (elbow) is shut down for the time being.
- Athletics C Derek Norris (back) reported feeling better on Monday.
- Mariners C Mike Zunino (hand) ran wind sprints on Sunday.
- Yankees 3B Kevin Youkilis (back) said Sunday that he has not ruled out returning to the Yankees this season.
- Yankees manager Joe Girardi acknowledged Sunday that SS Derek Jeter (calf) isn't close to returning.
- Rangers DH Lance Berkman (hip, knee) went 1-for-4 in his second rehab game Sunday with Triple-A Round Rock.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas (arm) will be activated from the disabled list to start Tuesday against the Yankees.
- White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo hopes to return to the lineup in the next day or so after an MRI on his left thumb came back negative.
- Orioles 3B Wilson Betemit (knee) is scheduled to play with High-A Frederick on Monday and Tuesday.
- Royals 3B Mike Moustakas left Monday's game against the Marlins with tightness in his left calf.
- Red Sox OF Ryan Kalish (shoulder) will undergo cervical fusion surgery on his back Tuesday.
- Orioles SP Jason Hammel said Monday that he thinks the cortisone injection he was given Friday has helped relieve some of the tightness in his right forearm.
Notes and Rumors
- Red Sox RP Koji Uehara's $4.25 million option for the 2014 season will vest after one more relief appearance.
- Tigers SP Justin Verlander will start the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the Royals.
- The Royals plan to promote pitching prospect John Lamb to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|DJ LeMahieu||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||3/4||1||3||2||1||7||1|
|Dexter Fowler||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||3/4||0||2||4||2||4||0|
|Cody Asche||PHI||@ ATL||5-1 W||2/4||1||2||3||0||5||1|
|Nolan Arenado||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||4/5||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Trevor Plouffe||MIN||vs CLE||3-0 W||2/3||1||1||2||1||5||0|
|Adam Eaton||ARI||vs BAL||7-6 W||2/5||1||2||2||0||5||0|
|Corey Dickerson||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||2/5||0||3||1||1||4||0|
|Aaron Hill||ARI||vs BAL||7-6 W||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Jedd Gyorko||SD||@ COL||2-14 L||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Jeff Keppinger||CHW||vs DET||6-2 W||3/4||0||2||0||0||4||0|
|Curtis Granderson||NYY||vs LAA||2-1 W||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Adrian Beltre||TEX||@ HOU||2-1 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Miguel Cabrera||DET||@ CHW||2-6 L||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Billy Butler||KC||vs MIA||6-2 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Alberto Callaspo||OAK||@ TOR||5-1 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||4||0|
|Chris Getz||KC||vs MIA||6-2 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||3||1|
|Alcides Escobar||KC||vs MIA||6-2 W||2/4||0||1||1||0||4||1|
|Adrian Gonzalez||LAD||vs NYM||4-2 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Gordon Beckham||CHW||vs DET||6-2 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Brandon Phillips||CIN||@ CHC||2-0 W||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Wilin Rosario||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||2/5||0||1||3||0||2||0|
|Brian Roberts||BAL||@ ARI||6-7 L||2/3||0||0||2||1||3||0|
|Matt Wieters||BAL||@ ARI||6-7 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Greg Dobbs||MIA||@ KC||2-6 L||2/3||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Josh Hamilton||LAA||@ NYY||1-2 L||2/4||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Josh Phegley||CHW||vs DET||6-2 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||2||0|
|Jaff Decker||SD||@ COL||2-14 L||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Brian Dozier||MIN||vs CLE||3-0 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Carlos Corporan||HOU||vs TEX||1-2 L||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Nick Punto||LAD||vs NYM||4-2 W||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Yu Darvish||TEX||@ HOU||2-1 W||8||1||1||1||1||15||115||W|
|Andrew Albers||MIN||vs CLE||3-0 W||9||2||0||0||0||2||102||W|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||vs LAA||2-1 W||8||3||0||0||1||7||107||W|
|Mat Latos||CIN||@ CHC||2-0 W||8||6||0||0||0||9||94||W|
|Cole Hamels||PHI||@ ATL||5-1 W||9||6||1||1||1||9||123||W|
|Jhoulys Chacin||COL||vs SD||14-2 W||8||5||1||1||2||6||100||W|
|J.A. Happ||TOR||vs OAK||1-5 L||7||3||1||1||2||6||116||ND|
|Travis Wood||CHC||vs CIN||0-2 L||8||4||2||2||1||5||97||L|
|Chris Sale||CHW||vs DET||6-2 W||9||9||2||2||0||6||109||W|
|Dan Straily||OAK||@ TOR||5-1 W||7.1||6||1||1||3||5||94||ND|
|Garrett Richards||LAA||@ NYY||1-2 L||8||7||2||2||1||3||101||L|
|Scott Feldman||BAL||@ ARI||6-7 L||5.1||4||2||1||2||8||109||ND|
|Brett Oberholtzer||HOU||vs TEX||1-2 L||6.2||7||2||2||2||6||98||L|
|Jenrry Mejia||NYM||@ LAD||2-4 L||6||6||3||2||0||4||85||L|
|Wade Davis||KC||vs MIA||6-2 W||6||6||2||2||2||3||94||W|
|Ricky Nolasco||LAD||vs NYM||4-2 W||6.1||7||2||2||2||2||93||W|
|Julio Teheran||ATL||vs PHI||1-5 L||6||6||4||4||1||6||95||L|
|Wade Miley||ARI||vs BAL||7-6 W||7||7||4||4||1||3||102||ND|
|Danny Salazar||CLE||@ MIN||0-3 L||4||3||3||3||3||5||71||L|
|Doug Fister||DET||@ CHW||2-6 L||6||8||4||4||3||1||102||L|
|Tom Koehler||MIA||@ KC||2-6 L||5.1||9||5||5||2||1||95||L|
|Edinson Volquez||SD||@ COL||2-14 L||4.1||9||8||8||3||2||91||L|
|Joe Kelly||STL||vs CHC||8-4 W||5.1||5||4||3||2||3||96||ND|
|Andy Pettitte||NYY||vs DET||5-4 W||4.1||8||1||1||3||3||101||ND|
|Jose Quintana||CHW||vs MIN||2-5 L||5||6||5||5||2||6||99||L|
|Edwin Jackson||CHC||@ STL||4-8 L||5||6||4||4||3||2||84||ND|
|Zeke Spruill||ARI||vs NYM||5-9 L||3||6||5||1||2||1||61||L|
|Justin Masterson||CLE||vs LAA||6-5 W||4.1||7||5||4||4||5||101||ND|
|Jeremy Hellickson||TB||@ LAD||2-8 L||3||7||4||4||0||2||51||L|
|Kyle Kendrick||PHI||@ WSH||0-6 L||4.1||11||6||4||2||3||89||L|