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Probable Pitchers for September 23, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen slammed the door, striking out all three hitters he faced to preserve a one-run lead.
- Dodgers 3B Michael Young delivered a run-scoring double in the seventh inning.
- Dodgers SP Zack Greinke worked five scoreless innings in a no-decision, surrendering just two hits and a walk.
- Padres OF Will Venable went 0-for-3 with a walk and his 22nd stolen base of the season.
- Andrew Cashner racked up seven strikeouts and didn’t allow an earned run in seven innings, but suffered a tough-luck loss after an error led to an unearned run crossing the plate in his final inning of work.
- Reds OF Billy Hamilton went 3-for-6 with two more steals and two runs scored.
- Pirates SP Jeff Locke was pulled after allowing five runs in one inning.
- Reds OF Chris Heisey busted out of his slump by going 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored.
- Pirates 2B Neil Walker homered, doubled and walked twice.
- Brewers OF Carlos Gomez swiped his 37th base of the season.
- Brewers RP Jim Henderson surrendered a run on three hits in the ninth inning, but still managed to escape with his 26th save of the season.
- Brewers SP Wily Peralta was a bit erratic, but managed to earn his 11th victory of the season after allowing three runs on five hits in his five-plus innings of work.
- Cardinals 2B Matt Carpenter went 2-for-3 and swatted his 11th home run.
- Cardinals RP Joe Kelly was hurt by a poor defensive effort behind him as he surrendered six runs (three earned) on seven hits over seven frames.
- Nationals OF Denard Span went 2-for-5 and drove home three runs.
- Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg turned in a quality start in a no-decision, allowing three runs on six hits in his six innings of work.
- Marlins OF Justin Ruggiano belted his 18th home run of the season.
- Marlins SP Brian Flynn pitched decently in a no-decision, surrendering two runs on four hits over his four innings of work.
- Diamondbacks 3B Matt Davidson had another big day at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBI.
- Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin struggled in a no-decision, surrendering four runs on 10 hits over 4 1/3 innings.
- Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer returned to the lineup without missing a beat, going 3-for-5 with an RBI.
- Rockies SP Juan Nicasio was hammered, allowing seven runs on seven hits in just 2 1/3 innings of work.
- Mets RP Carlos Torres pitched six innings of two-run ball and struck out six.
- Mets OF Juan Lagares went 3-for-4 with an RBI double.
- Braves SP Julio Teheran allowed one run in six innings and fanned seven.
- Braves SS Andrelton Simmons hit a pair of homers, upping his season total to 17.
- Cubs OF Junior Lake fanned all four times he was up.
- Athletics Coco Crisp had a monster day at the dish, going 2-for-4 with a homer, four RBI and a stolen base.
- Athletics SP Sonny Gray struggled, but still walked away with his third victory of the season despite allowing four runs on seven hits over his five innings of work.
- Twins SS Oswaldo Arcia went 3-for-4 with a homer and six RBI.
- Twins SP Cole De Vries was destroyed, surrendering six runs on four hits in just two innings of work.
- Mariners 1B Justin Smoak launched his 18th home run of the season.
- Mariners SP Felix Hernandez fanned 10 in a no-decision, but was was forced to leave after four innings after throwing 93 pitches.
- Angels OF Kole Calhoun belted his eighth home run of the season in a losing effort.
- Angels SP C.J. Wilson racked up eight strikeouts, but allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk in his eight innings of work.
- Rays OF David DeJesus hit his 7th homer of the year and first as a member of the Rays
- Rays SP Enny Romero pitched well in a spot start tossing 4.2 scoreless innings
- Rays RP Fernando Rodney picked up his 36th save of the season
- Indians SP Corey Kluber struck out six and was charged with just two runs on six hits and a walk over 5 1/3 frames.
- Astros SP Erik Bedard was lit up for six runs over five innings.
- Indians C Carlos Santana had an RBI double and a solo homer.
- Astros 1B Chris Carter homered for the second straight game.
- Royals OF Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam off Joakim Soria in the bottom of the 10th inning.
- Royals SP James Shields fired eight score-less innings in a no-decision.
- Rangers SP Alexi Ogando allowed just two hits over seven scoreless innings.
- Red Sox got homers from Jackie Bradley, Jr. and David Ortiz
- Blue Jays OF Kevin Pillar hit his 2nd homer of the year
- Blue Jays OF Rajai Davis stole his 45th base of the season
- Red Sox SP Felix Doubront picked up his 11th win of the year pitching seven strong innings.
- Red Sox RP Koji Uehara notched his 21st save of the season with a scoreless 9th inning.
- White Sox SP Erik Johnson allowed two runs over 6 2/3 frames.
- Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez was tagged for four runs over five innings.
- White Sox OF Avisail Garcia went 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI.
- Tigers 1B Prince Fielder launched a solo homer.
- Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit yielded just one run while striking out seven over 6 1/3 innings.
- Yankees SP Andy Pettitte took a loss despite a great showing in his final Yankee Stadium start Sunday, allowing two runs one just two hits and a walk over seven frames.
- Giants SS Ehire Adrianza smacked his first major league home run.
- Yankees 1B Mark Reynolds ripped a solo homer.
- No Transactions Today
- Rays purchased the contract of RHP J.D. Martin from Triple-A Durham.
- Angels sent RHP Daniel Stange outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.
- Rays designated RHP J.D. Martin for assignment.
- Angels sent RHP David Carpenter outright to Double-A Arkansas.
- Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (hand) is not expected to take any at-bats for the rest of the season.
- Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo is expected to return to the lineup Monday after X-rays on his left thumb came back negative.
- Mets manager Terry Collins said that 3B Wilmer Flores' ankles are still too sore to allow him to play second base.
- Brewers SP Wily Peralta was bothered by a blister on his throwing hand during Sunday's victory over the Cardinals, leading to his poor command.
- Brewers SS Jean Segura (hamstring) could still return before the end of the regular season.
- Angels SP Jered Weaver (forearm) threw a bullpen session with no issues Sunday.
- SP Bud Norris (elbow) is expected to rejoin the Orioles' rotation on Wednesday.
- Rays RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Monday.
- Red Sox manager John Farrell is "optimistic" that OF Jacoby Ellsbury (foot) can return to the lineup on Wednesday.
- MLB.com's Jason Beck reports that Tigers SS Jose Iglesias (hand) is "nowhere close" to fielding grounders yet.
- Indians SP Justin Masterson (oblique) threw 26 pitches in a simulated game on Sunday.
- Rays 3B Evan Longoria (flu) said that he will return to the Rays starting lineup on Monday.
- Rays OF Desmond Jennings will undergo a precautionary MRI on his injured hamstring.
Notes & Rumors:
- Padres SP Andrew Cashner will be shut down after Sunday's start against the Dodgers.
- The Phillies have signed manager Ryne Sandberg to a three-year contract extension with a club option for 2017.
- RP Jimmy Nelson will not get a start for the Brewers over the final week of the regular season.
- Yankees SP Phil Hughes' next turn in the rotation will be skipped.
- SP Tommy Milone will start for the Athletics against the Angels on Monday.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Oswaldo Arcia||MIN||@ OAK||7-11 L||3/4||1||1||6||1||6||0|
|Andrelton Simmons||ATL||@ CHC||5-2 W||2/4||2||2||3||0||8||0|
|Daric Barton||OAK||vs MIN||11-7 W||3/3||1||3||1||1||7||0|
|Matt Davidson||ARI||@ COL||13-9 W||2/4||1||1||4||1||6||0|
|Todd Helton||COL||vs ARI||9-13 L||3/5||0||1||4||0||5||0|
|Coco Crisp||OAK||vs MIN||11-7 W||2/4||1||1||4||1||5||1|
|Chris Heisey||CIN||@ PIT||11-3 W||3/5||0||3||2||0||4||0|
|Freddie Freeman||ATL||@ CHC||5-2 W||3/5||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Carlos Santana||CLE||vs HOU||9-2 W||2/5||1||2||2||0||6||0|
|Justin Maxwell||KC||vs TEX||4-0 W||2/4||1||1||4||0||5||0|
|Neil Walker||PIT||vs CIN||3-11 L||2/2||1||1||1||2||6||0|
|Gerardo Parra||ARI||@ COL||13-9 W||3/5||0||2||2||0||4||0|
|Christian Yelich||MIA||@ WSH||4-2 W||2/5||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Matt Carpenter||STL||@ MIL||4-6 L||2/3||1||2||1||2||5||0|
|Kevin Pillar||TOR||@ BOS||2-5 L||2/3||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Norichika Aoki||MIL||vs STL||6-4 W||2/2||0||3||1||2||3||0|
|David Ortiz||BOS||vs TOR||5-2 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Brian Dozier||MIN||@ OAK||7-11 L||3/5||0||2||1||0||4||0|
|Jed Lowrie||OAK||vs MIN||11-7 W||2/5||1||2||1||0||5||0|
|Ryan Zimmerman||WSH||vs MIA||2-4 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Jay Bruce||CIN||@ PIT||11-3 W||2/5||0||1||4||0||3||0|
|Chris Owings||ARI||@ COL||13-9 W||2/5||0||2||2||0||4||0|
|Juan Lagares||NYM||@ PHI||4-3 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Billy Hamilton||CIN||@ PIT||11-3 W||3/6||0||2||0||0||4||2|
|A.J. Pollock||ARI||@ COL||13-9 W||3/5||0||1||1||1||4||0|
|Michael Brantley||CLE||vs HOU||9-2 W||3/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Jeff Keppinger||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||3/5||0||0||2||0||4||0|
|Avisail Garcia||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||3/5||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Conor Gillaspie||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||1/4||0||3||2||1||3||0|
|Eric Sogard||OAK||vs MIN||11-7 W||2/3||0||2||2||1||2||1|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Alexi Ogando||TEX||@ KC||0-4 L||7||2||0||0||1||5||77||ND|
|Andrew Cashner||SD||vs LAD||0-1 L||7||4||1||0||0||7||110||L|
|James Shields||KC||vs TEX||4-0 W||8||6||0||0||1||2||105||ND|
|Andy Pettitte||NYY||vs SF||1-2 L||7||2||2||2||1||6||104||L|
|Julio Teheran||ATL||@ CHC||5-2 W||6||4||1||1||0||7||91||W|
|Zack Greinke||LAD||@ SD||1-0 W||5||2||0||0||1||3||72||ND|
|C.J. Wilson||LAA||vs SEA||2-3 L||8.1||8||3||3||1||9||123||L|
|Felix Hernandez||SEA||@ LAA||3-2 W||4||1||1||1||4||10||92||ND|
|Yusmeiro Petit||SF||@ NYY||2-1 W||6.1||6||1||1||2||7||102||ND|
|Felix Doubront||BOS||vs TOR||5-2 W||7||4||2||2||2||2||97||W|
|R.A. Dickey||TOR||@ BOS||2-5 L||8||6||5||5||1||11||110||L|
|Cliff Lee||PHI||vs NYM||3-4 L||7||8||3||2||0||8||88||L|
|Enny Romero||TB||vs BAL||3-1 W||4.2||1||0||0||4||0||70||ND|
|Tom Koehler||MIA||@ WSH||4-2 W||6||3||2||2||1||0||79||W|
|Scott Feldman||BAL||@ TB||1-3 L||6.1||6||3||3||2||7||91||L|
|Corey Kluber||CLE||vs HOU||9-2 W||5.1||6||2||2||1||6||81||W|
|Carlos Torres||NYM||@ PHI||4-3 W||6||7||2||2||3||6||95||W|
|Stephen Strasburg||WSH||vs MIA||5-4 W||6||6||3||3||2||6||109||ND|
|Edwin Jackson||CHC||vs ATL||2-5 L||6||8||3||3||0||6||109||L|
|Erik Johnson||CHW||@ DET||6-3 W||6.2||9||2||2||0||1||97||W|
|Dan Haren||WSH||vs MIA||2-4 L||6||8||3||3||1||5||99||L|
|Brian Flynn||MIA||@ WSH||4-5 L||4||4||2||2||3||5||79||ND|
|Bronson Arroyo||CIN||@ PIT||11-3 W||5||5||3||3||2||3||92||W|
|Joe Kelly||STL||@ MIL||4-6 L||7||7||6||3||2||2||95||L|
|Wily Peralta||MIL||vs STL||6-4 W||5||5||3||3||5||3||88||W|
|Anibal Sanchez||DET||vs CHW||3-6 L||5||8||4||4||2||6||99||L|
|Sonny Gray||OAK||vs MIN||11-7 W||5||7||4||4||2||3||94||W|
|Erik Bedard||HOU||@ CLE||2-9 L||5||8||6||6||2||8||103||L|
|Patrick Corbin||ARI||@ COL||13-9 W||4.1||10||4||4||2||3||73||ND|
|Jeff Locke||PIT||vs CIN||3-11 L||1||3||5||5||2||1||27||L|
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