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Probable Pitchers for September 6, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
- Royals C The Royals announced that Salvador Perez is experiencing "mild dizziness."
- RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) is scheduled to throw off a mound this weekend when the Rays are in Seattle
- Mariners SP Felix Hernandez (back) won't start until Wednesday.
- Astros C Carlos Corporan (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Double-A Corpus Christi.
- Yankees RP Shawn Kelley will be unavailable until next week due to a triceps issue.
- Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) isn't expected to be an option for the Yankees this season.
- Yankees SP David Phelps (elbow) will throw a bullpen session before the end of the week.
- Astros C Jason Castro (knee) took batting practice Thursday.
- Astros 3B Matt Dominguez has sat out the last three games due to a sinus infection.
- Yankees 3B Kevin Youkilis (back) has begun to take dry swings.
- Yankees DH Travis Hafner (shoulder) recently played in a simulated game.
- Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) was charged with two runs on four hits and two walks over 3 2/3 frames in his final rehab start with Triple-A Pawtucket Thursday.
- Athletics OF Josh Reddick (wrist) will take live batting practice by this weekend or early next week.
- White Sox C Tyler Flowers will need 2-3 months of recovery time after undergoing exploratory surgery on his right shoulder Thursday.
- Twins C Joe Mauer (concussion) is not close to returning to the lineup.
- Yankees OF Zoilo Almonte (ankle) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Trenton on Thursday.
Notes & Rumors:
- Cardinals RP Michael Wacha will be allowed to throw 100 pitches in his next outing Sunday versus the Pirates.
- Reds SS Billy Hamilton is eligible for the Reds' playoff roster.
- Reds 1B Joey Votto cannot pinpoint the source of his current struggles.
- Cardinals 2B Ryan Jackson is starting at shortstop on Thursday night against Cincinnati left-hander Tony Cingrani.
- Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Thursday morning that SP Ricky Romero will likely be removed from the 40-man roster again this offseason.
- CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox have "keen interest" in re-signing impending free agent OF Jacoby Ellsbury.
- Red Sox manager John Farrell said SP Allen Webster was moved to the bullpen only for this season, not beyond.
- Orioles SP Zach Britton may pitch on Sunday for Low-A Aberdeen, according to O's skipper Buck Showalter.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Todd Frazier||CIN||vs STL||6-2 W||3/4||2||2||2||0||9||0|
|Billy Butler||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||5/5||0||1||1||0||5||0|
|Shin-Soo Choo||CIN||vs STL||6-2 W||2/3||1||2||1||2||5||0|
|Shane Victorino||BOS||@ NYY||9-8 W||2/6||1||1||3||0||5||1|
|Emilio Bonifacio||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||4/6||0||2||0||0||4||1|
|Jay Bruce||CIN||vs STL||6-2 W||2/4||1||1||2||1||5||0|
|Justin Smoak||SEA||@ KC||6-7 L||2/6||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Will Middlebrooks||BOS||@ NYY||9-8 W||2/5||1||2||1||0||5||0|
|Alex Gordon||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||2/6||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|J.J. Hardy||BAL||vs CHW||3-1 W||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Adam Jones||BAL||vs CHW||3-1 W||2/3||1||1||1||1||5||0|
|David Freese||STL||@ CIN||2-6 L||2/3||1||1||1||1||5||0|
|Jacoby Ellsbury||BOS||@ NYY||9-8 W||3/6||0||1||1||0||4||1|
|Salvador Perez||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||3/3||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Pablo Sandoval||SF||vs ARI||2-4 L||2/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Raul Ibanez||SEA||@ KC||6-7 L||1/1||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Paul Goldschmidt||ARI||@ SF||4-2 W||2/5||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Ryan Lavarnway||BOS||@ NYY||9-8 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||2||0|
|Josh Hamilton||LAA||vs TB||6-2 W||2/4||0||2||1||0||2||0|
|Luis Jimenez||LAA||vs TB||6-2 W||2/4||0||2||0||0||3||0|
|Brett Gardner||NYY||vs BOS||8-9 L||2/5||0||2||1||0||2||1|
|Adam Eaton||ARI||@ SF||4-2 W||2/5||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Mike Moustakas||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Brian Roberts||BAL||vs CHW||3-1 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Eric Hosmer||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||2/6||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Robinson Cano||NYY||vs BOS||8-9 L||1/5||0||1||3||0||2||0|
|Trevor Crowe||HOU||@ OAK||3-2 W||2/4||0||1||0||0||3||1|
|Alex Rodriguez||NYY||vs BOS||8-9 L||2/5||0||0||0||0||4||1|
|Collin Cowgill||LAA||vs TB||6-2 W||1/3||0||0||3||0||2||0|
|Ben Zobrist||TB||@ LAA||2-6 L||2/3||0||1||0||1||2||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Miguel Gonzalez||BAL||vs CHW||3-1 W||7||4||1||1||1||6||100||W|
|Brad Peacock||HOU||@ OAK||3-2 W||7||5||2||2||1||9||97||W|
|Sonny Gray||OAK||vs HOU||2-3 L||8||7||3||2||1||7||95||L|
|Jerome Williams||LAA||vs TB||6-2 W||6.1||6||2||2||2||7||102||W|
|Tony Cingrani||CIN||vs STL||6-2 W||5.1||4||2||2||3||7||79||W|
|Jose Quintana||CHW||@ BAL||1-3 L||7||7||3||3||1||4||102||L|
|Trevor Cahill||ARI||@ SF||4-2 W||5||6||2||2||4||3||90||W|
|Jake Peavy||BOS||@ NYY||9-8 W||6||6||4||4||3||4||117||ND|
|Ivan Nova||NYY||vs BOS||8-9 L||4||5||3||3||2||3||96||ND|
|Lance Lynn||STL||@ CIN||2-6 L||5||7||4||4||4||6||102||L|
|Jeremy Guthrie||KC||vs SEA||7-6 W||6||7||5||5||2||1||96||ND|
|David Price||TB||@ LAA||2-6 L||7||11||6||6||1||6||110||L|
|Joe Saunders||SEA||@ KC||6-7 L||4.2||11||3||3||1||3||103||ND|
|Ryan Vogelsong||SF||vs ARI||2-4 L||4.2||8||4||4||3||3||87||L|
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