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Probable Pitchers for August 26, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Pirates SP A.J. Burnett allowed four runs on eight hits over 7 1/3 innings.
- Giants 1B Brandon Belt went 1-for-4 in his return to the lineup.
- Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-4 with a triple.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong threw eight scoreless innings while striking out five.
- Rockies RP Rex Brothers walked two in the ninth, but escaped the inning unscathed in earning his 13th save of the season.
- Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa coughed up three runs in five innings, but it was good enough to improve to 14-6.
- Marlins SP Jacob Turner allowed four runs — three earned — on six hits over 5 2/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Brewers RP Jim Henderson earned his 21st save despite allowing a run.
- Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo stole two bases.
- Brewers SP Marco Estrada fired seven shutout innings, and allowed only one hit.
- Reds SP Greg Reynolds allowed two runs on five hits over six innings in a loss.
- Cubs OF Junior Lake went 1-for-7 extending his hitting streak to eight games.
- Cubs RP Kevin Gregg suffered a blown save in an extra-inning loss.
- Cubs SP Chris Rusin didn't allow any runs over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision.
- Padres C Nick Hundley drove in the game-winning run.
- Padres SP Andrew Cashner threw seven scoreless innings while striking out seven in a no-decision.
- Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with a homer, steal, three RBI and two runs scored.
- In his return to the mound, Phillies SP Roy Halladay yielded two runs over six innings in a win.
- Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin struggled mightily, allowing nine runs — eight earned — on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings
- Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes finished 2-for-4 with a walk.
- Blue Jays RP Casey Janssen escaped a bases-loaded jam to earn his 23rd save of the year.
- Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle fired eight innings of one-run ball.
- Astros RP Chia-Jen Lo imploded during his second blown save, allowing two runs on three walks and a hit.
- Indians RP Chris Perez threw a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 21st save.
- Indians SP Scott Kazmir fired six innings of one-run ball, striking out eight, in a no-decision win.
- Twins SP Mike Pelfrey surrendered only one run on two hits and six walks over five innings of a no-decision.
- Orioles SS J.J. Hardy finished 3-for-4 with a double, homer and three runs scored in a victory.
- Athletics 3B Josh Donaldson went 1-for-2 with a homer, steal, two walks and two RBI.
- Orioles SP Scott Feldman hurled five innings of one-run ball, scattering three hits.
- Athletics SP Sonny Gray was blasted for six runs on eight hits over just 3 1/3 innings.
- Yankees 2B Robinson Cano went 3-for-5 with a double, homer and two RBI.
- Rays OF David DeJesus went 3-for-4 with a run scored.
- Yankees RP Mariano Rivera hurled a perfect 11th inning to pick up his 38th save of the season.
- Rays SP Alex Cobb struggled with his control again, walking three but allowing just two runs over 5 2/3 frames.
- White Sox RP Addison Reed earned his 35th save of the season by tossing a scoreless ninth inning.
- White Sox SP John Danks earned his fourth win of the season, allowing two runs on eight hits over six innings.
- Rangers SP Matt Garza surrendered five runs — four earned — in seven innings.
- Angels SP Jered Weaver gave up one run on three hits over eight innings.
- Mariners 2B Nick Franklin went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in his return to the lineup.
- Mariners 2B Dustin Ackley went 2-for-3 with a home run.
- Mariners SP Aaron Harang was charged with seven runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings.
- Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-4 with a walk, home run, two RBI and two runs scored.
- Mets C Travis d'Arnaud smacked his first career homer.
- Tigers SP Rick Porcello was effective enough, allowing three runs on four hits over his seven innings of work.
- Mets SP Dillon Gee yielded four runs on 10 hits over six innings.
- Royals RP Greg Holland struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 35th save of the season.
- Royals C Salvador Perez went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI.
- Nationals OF Bryce Harper finished 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI.
- Nationals OF Denard Span went 4-for-5 with a solo homer.
- Dodgers SP Chris Capuano was charged with three runs on six hits over five innings.
- Red Sox 3B Xander Bogaerts went 2-for4 with an RBI double.
- Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli went 2-for-4 with a home run.
- Red Sox OF Shane Victorino went 2-for-4 with a home run.
- Red Sox SP Jake Peavy gave up just one run in a complete game effort.
- Marlins optioned INF Gil Velazquez to Triple-A New Orleans.
- Reds transferred RHP Jonathan Broxton from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Phillies transferred RHP Michael Stutes from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Phillies transferred RHP Jonathan Pettibone from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies optioned RHP Tyler Cloyd to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
- Phillies purchased the contract of RHP J.C. Ramirez from Triple-A Lehigh Valle.
- Reds purchased the contract of RHP Greg Reynolds from Triple-A Louisville.
- Phillies activated RHP Roy Halladay from the 60-day disabled list.
- Rays sent OF Jason Bourgeois outright to Triple-A Durham.
- Red Sox optioned RHP Brayan Villarreal to Triple-A Pawtucket.
- Red Sox activated LHP Matt Thornton from the 15-day disabled list.
- Indians activated RHP Josh Tomlin from the 60-day disabled list, optioned him to Triple-A Columbus.
- Royals recalled LHP Will Smith from Triple-A Omaha.
- Royals placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the paternity leave list.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (finger) could be cleared to take batting practice this week.
- Cubs OF Nate Schierholtz left Sunday's game with a back injury.
- Padres SP Cory Luebke (elbow) is scheduled to throw two side sessions this week.
- Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder) will resume a throwing program next week.
- Troy Renck of the Denver Post hears that Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki's oblique injury isn't considered to be a big deal.
- Giants RP Jeremy Affeldt (groin) could face hitters early next week.
- Giants SP Matt Cain (forearm) expects to begin throwing sometime this week.
- Padres manager Bud Black said Saturday that OF Carlos Quentin (knee) has shown "marked improvement" over the last two days while running on a treadmill.
- Diamondbacks RP J.J. Putz (finger) is expected to be activated from the disabled list when first eligible on September 8.
- Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) was charged with three runs on one hit over one inning of work in his first rehab start Sunday with Short-Season Lowell.
- White Sox OF Avisail Garcia passed concussion tests after colliding with the outfield wall in Sunday's game.
- Athletics OF Josh Reddick left Sunday's game against the Orioles after aggravating his right wrist injury.
- Angels 2B Howie Kendrick (knee) has yet to run at full speed.
- Rays OF Brandon Guyer (finger) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham Sunday.
- Astros C Carlos Corporan is still having concussion-related symptoms.
- Rangers OF Leonys Martin (ankle) expects to only miss one game.
- SP Brett Anderson (foot) could rejoin the Athletics' rotation on Tuesday.
Notes & Rumors:
- The Phillies are still negotiating with Cuban right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez.
- The Astros will recall RP Paul Clemens to start Tuesday against the White Sox.
- The Athletics are expected to recall 1B Daric Barton from Triple-A Sacramento.
- Red Sox SP Ryan Dempster could be booted from the rotation when Clay Buchholz (shoulder) returns from the disabled list.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|A.J. Pollock||ARI||@ PHI||5-9 L||3/4||1||2||3||0||6||1|
|J.J. Hardy||BAL||vs OAK||10-3 W||3/4||1||3||1||0||7||0|
|Miguel Cabrera||DET||@ NYM||11-3 W||3/4||1||2||2||1||6||0|
|Mike Napoli||BOS||@ LAD||8-1 W||2/4||1||2||3||1||6||0|
|Denard Span||WSH||@ KC||4-6 L||4/5||1||1||1||0||7||0|
|Robinson Cano||NYY||@ TB||3-2 W||3/5||1||1||2||0||7||0|
|Justin Ruggiano||MIA||vs COL||3-4 L||2/2||1||1||2||2||5||1|
|Shane Victorino||BOS||@ LAD||8-1 W||2/4||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Salvador Perez||KC||vs WSH||6-4 W||2/4||1||1||3||0||5||0|
|Nate McLouth||BAL||vs OAK||10-3 W||2/5||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Andy Dirks||DET||@ NYM||11-3 W||1/3||1||2||3||2||4||0|
|Dustin Ackley||SEA||vs LAA||1-7 L||2/3||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Nick Markakis||BAL||vs OAK||10-3 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Jeff Baker||TEX||@ CHW||2-5 L||2/3||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Evan Longoria||TB||vs NYY||2-3 L||2/5||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Dustin Pedroia||BOS||@ LAD||8-1 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Bryce Harper||WSH||@ KC||4-6 L||2/5||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|John Mayberry Jr.||PHI||vs ARI||9-5 W||1/3||1||2||2||1||4||0|
|Jordan Danks||CHW||vs TEX||5-2 W||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Josh Donaldson||OAK||@ BAL||3-10 L||1/2||1||1||2||2||4||1|
|Pablo Sandoval||SF||vs PIT||4-0 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||4||0|
|Jordan Schafer||ATL||@ STL||5-2 W||2/4||0||1||1||0||5||0|
|Josh Phegley||CHW||vs TEX||5-2 W||1/2||1||2||1||1||4||0|
|Drew Stubbs||CLE||vs MIN||3-1 W||1/1||1||1||1||3||4||0|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia||BOS||@ LAD||8-1 W||1/3||1||1||2||1||4||0|
|Ramon Santiago||DET||@ NYM||11-3 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Travis d'Arnaud||NYM||vs DET||3-11 L||1/3||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Manny Machado||BAL||vs OAK||10-3 W||2/3||0||1||2||0||2||0|
|Cody Asche||PHI||vs ARI||9-5 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Caleb Gindl||MIL||@ CIN||3-1 W||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Marco Estrada||MIL||@ CIN||3-1 W||7||1||0||0||2||9||100||W|
|Ryan Vogelsong||SF||vs PIT||4-0 W||8||2||0||0||1||5||98||W|
|Jake Peavy||BOS||@ LAD||8-1 W||9||3||1||1||1||5||111||W|
|Jered Weaver||LAA||@ SEA||7-1 W||8||3||1||1||0||8||102||W|
|Andrew Cashner||SD||vs CHC||3-2 W||7||2||0||0||1||7||108||ND|
|Mark Buehrle||TOR||@ HOU||2-1 W||8||7||1||1||2||7||115||W|
|Dallas Keuchel||HOU||vs TOR||1-2 L||7||4||0||0||3||2||105||ND|
|Chris Rusin||CHC||@ SD||2-3 L||6.1||3||0||0||4||3||87||ND|
|Mike Minor||ATL||@ STL||5-2 W||7||6||1||1||1||2||97||W|
|Scott Kazmir||CLE||vs MIN||3-1 W||6||7||1||1||1||8||99||ND|
|Scott Feldman||BAL||vs OAK||10-3 W||5||3||1||1||4||6||102||W|
|Rick Porcello||DET||@ NYM||11-3 W||7||4||3||3||3||4||102||W|
|Mike Pelfrey||MIN||@ CLE||1-3 L||5||2||1||1||6||3||94||ND|
|Roy Halladay||PHI||vs ARI||9-5 W||6||4||2||2||2||2||94||W|
|Greg Reynolds||CIN||vs MIL||1-3 L||6||5||2||2||2||2||101||L|
|John Danks||CHW||vs TEX||5-2 W||6||8||2||2||1||5||113||W|
|Ivan Nova||NYY||@ TB||3-2 W||6.2||6||2||2||6||3||102||ND|
|Matt Garza||TEX||@ CHW||2-5 L||7||7||5||4||2||8||105||L|
|A.J. Burnett||PIT||@ SF||0-4 L||7.1||8||4||4||3||6||116||L|
|Alex Cobb||TB||vs NYY||2-3 L||5.2||7||2||2||3||5||100||ND|
|Dan Haren||WSH||@ KC||4-6 L||7||8||4||4||1||4||103||ND|
|Lance Lynn||STL||vs ATL||2-5 L||7||9||4||4||1||5||105||L|
|Chris Capuano||LAD||vs BOS||1-8 L||5||6||3||3||1||3||84||L|
|Jorge De La Rosa||COL||@ MIA||4-3 W||5||5||3||3||3||3||83||W|
|Ervin Santana||KC||vs WSH||6-4 W||6.2||11||4||4||0||7||99||ND|
|Jacob Turner||MIA||vs COL||3-4 L||5.2||6||4||3||1||1||80||L|
|Dillon Gee||NYM||vs DET||3-11 L||6||10||4||4||2||2||108||L|
|Aaron Harang||SEA||vs LAA||1-7 L||5.2||9||7||7||2||7||101||L|
|Sonny Gray||OAK||@ BAL||3-10 L||3.1||8||6||6||2||3||67||L|
|Patrick Corbin||ARI||@ PHI||5-9 L||5.1||7||9||8||3||4||104||L|
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