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Probable Pitchers for September 25, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt launched his 36th home run.
- Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley pitched six score-less innings in a no-decision.
- Padres RP Tyson Ross worked eight innings of one-run ball in a no-decision
- Cardinals RP Trevor Rosenthal earned his second career save.
- Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez allowed just two runs in seven innings
- Cardinals SP Michael Wacha came within one out of a no-hitter.
- Braves SS Andrelton Simmons hit a walk-off single.
- Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy delivered a run-scoring single and stole a base.
- Braves SP Freddy Garcia allowed two runs over 6 2/3 innings of a no-decision.
- Brewers RP Tyler Thornburg allowed two runs over seven innings in a no-decision
- Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon earned his 29th save of the season.
- Marlins OF Justin Ruggiano went 2-for-4 with an RBI double.
- Phillies OF Domonic Brown went 0-for-3 and is just 8-for-33 (.243) with no home runs in September.
- Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez allowed two runs over seven innings.
- Mets 2B Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run.
- Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored.
- Mets SP Jon Niese allowed two runs over seven innings.
- Reds SP Mike Leake allowed four runs on eight hits in just 1 2/3 innings of work.
- Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez went 2-for-5 with three RBI.
- Pirates OF Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
- Cubs SP Chris Rusin allowed four runs in 2 1/3 innings in a loss.
- Pirates SP Gerrit Cole allowed two runs over six innings in a win
- Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen secured his 28th save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning.
- Dodgers OF Matt Kemp went 2-for-4 with a solo homer.
- Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed one run over seven innings of work.
- Giants SP Matt Cain allowed two runs on seven hits over seven innings.
- Tigers OF Austin Jackson went 3-for-5 with a home run.
- Twins DH Ryan Doumit went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored.
- Tigers SP Doug Fister allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings in a win.
- Twins SP Scott Diamond allowed four runs on nine hits, including three home runs, over 6 1/3 innings in a loss.
- Angels 2B Howie Kendrick hit a homer for the second straight game.
- Angels SP Jason Vargas tossed a four-hit shutout.
- Athletics SP A.J. Griffin yielded three runs on five hits over five innings
- Rays SP Matt Moore was wild but picked up his 16th win, walking six batters in just five innings of work.
- Rays 3B Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
- Rays OF David DeJesus went 2-for-5 with two RBI doubles.
- Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings.
- Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre hit his 29th home run and scored twice.
- Astros 3B Matt Dominguez hit his 21st home run of the year.
- Rangers SP Yu Darvish allowed two runs while striking out nine over 5 1/3 innings of a no-decision.
- Astros SP Brad Peacock allowed three runs over six innings in a loss.
- Mariners DH Kendrys Morales finished 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and run.
- Mariners 1B Justin Smoak blasted a three-run homer.
- Mariners SP James Paxton punched out 10 over seven shutout innings.
- Royals RP Bruce Chen was knocked around in loss, allowing four runs on seven hits over five innings.
- Blue Jays SP Todd Redmond yielded two runs over 5 2/3 innings.
- Orioles SP Chris Tillman was superb but denied a 17th win, striking out nine while tossing seven frames of one-run ball.
- Orioles 2B Brian Roberts singled and ripped a solo homer.
- Indians SP Ubaldo Jimenez allowed two runs over 6 1/3 frames.
- Indians RP Chris Perez blew his fifth save of the season but escaped with a no-decision.
- White Sox SP Hector Santiago posted a quality start, allowing three runs over 6 1/3 frames.
- Indians DH Jason Giambi delivered a pinch-hit, walk-off, two-run homer in the ninth inning.
- White Sox OF Alejandro De Aza singled and belted a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning.
- Mets transferred LHP Josh Edgin from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Mets reinstated INF/OF Jordany Valdespin; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.
- Reds released RHP Kyle Lotzkar.
- Orioles released INF Wilson Betemit.
- Rockies C Wilin Rosario (calf) won't return until this weekend, at the earliest.
- Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (finger) will take soft-toss and then graduate to batting practice over the next few days.
- Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (finger) has been shut down for the season.
- Brewers SS Jean Segura (hamstring) did some running Tuesday, but MLB.com's Adam McCalvy said it "did not go well."
- Dodgers SP Chris Capuano (groin) threw a bullpen session Tuesday.
- Brewers SP Wily Peralta will not make his final regular season start due to a blister on his throwing hand.
- Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) was cleared to begin playing catch from 30 feet on Tuesday.
- Mets manager Terry Collins admitted Tuesday that he's "worried" about whether RP Bobby Parnell (neck) will be 100 percent for spring training.
- Padres manager Bud Black indicated Tuesday that he's optimistic OF Will Venable (abdomen) will return later this week.
- Orioles 2B Alexi Casilla has displayed concussion symptoms.
- White Sox RP David Purcey has been shut down for the rest of the season with a strain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
- Orioles 3B Manny Machado will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks after being diagnosed with a torn medial patellar ligament in his left knee..
- Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes tested his shoulder by throwing Monday and came out of it feeling fine.
- Tigers RP Phil Coke will undergo an MRI on his left elbow Wednesday.
- Blue Jays OF Moises Sierra left Tuesday's game against the Orioles with an apparent left foot injury.
- Indians SP Justin Masterson (oblique) will be available out of the Indians' bullpen as soon as Wednesday or Thursday.
- Athletics 1B Nate Freiman (abdomen) will hit off a tee and do soft-toss Tuesday.
- Rays SS Yunel Escobar is day-to-day after being diagnosed with a sore left ankle.
- A second MRI has confirmed that Blue Jays RP Brett Cecil is dealing with inflammation in his pitching elbow.
- 1B Mike Napoli (foot) is expected to be back in the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday.
- Red Sox OF Jacoby Ellsbury (foot) will take batting practice and go through a pregame workout prior to Tuesday's game.
- Angels 3B Chris Nelson (hamstring) ran the bases Tuesday.
- Astros OF Robbie Grossman (oblique) is still unable to swing pain-free.
- White Sox SP Andre Rienzo (finger) expects to make his scheduled start Thursday against the Royals.
- White Sox 2B Jeff Keppinger is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Thursday on his right shoulder.
- Yankees DH Travis Hafner (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list Wednesday.
- Indians OF Michael Bourn left Tuesday's game against the White Sox with a right wrist sprain.
- Pirates SP Jeff Locke likely won't start again this season.
- Giants SP Madison Bumgarner will be shut down for the rest of the season.
- Giants SP Barry Zito will make another start this season.
- Reds SP Mat Latos will start on Wednesday against the Mets.
- Brewers RP Jimmy Nelson will get a spot start Saturday vs. the Mets.
- Braves SP David Hale will start on Thursday against the Phillies.
- Reds manager Dusty Baker said the team is uncertain whether OF Billy Hamilton will be on the playoff roster.
- Yankees SP Phil Hughes will start Wednesday against the Rays.
- Mariners SP Joe Saunders isn't expected to make another start this season.
- Jack Zduriencik will return as the Mariners general manager next season.
Yesterday's Top Hitters
|Michael Brantley||CLE||vs CHW||5-4 W||3/4||1||2||2||0||6||1|
|Austin Jackson||DET||@ MIN||4-2 W||3/5||1||1||2||0||6||0|
|Daniel Murphy||NYM||@ CIN||4-2 W||2/4||1||1||3||0||5||0|
|Ryan Doumit||MIN||vs DET||2-4 L||2/4||1||2||1||0||6||0|
|Charlie Blackmon||COL||vs BOS||8-3 W||2/4||1||2||1||1||5||1|
|Dayan Viciedo||CHW||@ CLE||4-5 L||2/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Alejandro De Aza||CHW||@ CLE||4-5 L||2/5||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Pedro Alvarez||PIT||@ CHC||8-2 W||2/5||0||1||3||0||4||0|
|Kendrys Morales||SEA||vs KC||4-0 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Justin Smoak||SEA||vs KC||4-0 W||1/3||1||1||3||1||4||0|
|Omar Infante||DET||@ MIN||4-2 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Matt Kemp||LAD||@ SF||2-1 W||2/4||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Brian Roberts||BAL||vs TOR||2-3 L||2/5||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|David DeJesus||TB||@ NYY||7-0 W||2/5||0||1||2||0||4||0|
|Adrian Beltre||TEX||vs HOU||3-2 W||1/2||1||2||1||1||4||0|
|Jason Giambi||CLE||vs CHW||5-4 W||1/1||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Chris Parmelee||MIN||vs DET||2-4 L||3/4||0||0||1||0||4||0|
|Michael Cuddyer||COL||vs BOS||8-3 W||2/4||0||1||2||0||3||0|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia||BOS||@ COL||3-8 L||1/4||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Ryan Sweeney||CHC||vs PIT||2-8 L||3/3||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Evan Longoria||TB||@ NYY||7-0 W||2/4||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Matt Dominguez||HOU||@ TEX||2-3 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Victor Martinez||DET||@ MIN||4-2 W||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Carl Crawford||LAD||@ SF||2-1 W||3/5||0||0||0||0||4||1|
|Shin-Soo Choo||CIN||vs NYM||2-4 L||2/4||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Howie Kendrick||LAA||vs OAK||3-0 W||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Tony Abreu||SF||vs LAD||1-2 L||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Yasiel Puig||LAD||@ SF||2-1 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Matt Joyce||TB||@ NYY||7-0 W||1/3||1||1||1||0||4||0|
|Jordy Mercer||PIT||@ CHC||8-2 W||1/4||1||1||1||0||4||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines
|Michael Wacha||STL||vs WSH||2-0 W||8.2||1||0||0||2||9||112||W|
|Jason Vargas||LAA||vs OAK||3-0 W||9||4||0||0||1||5||110||W|
|James Paxton||SEA||vs KC||4-0 W||7||4||0||0||0||10||97||W|
|Tyson Ross||SD||vs ARI||1-2 L||8||3||1||1||3||6||90||ND|
|Chris Tillman||BAL||vs TOR||2-3 L||7||5||1||1||1||9||113||ND|
|Tyler Chatwood||COL||vs BOS||8-3 W||7||3||1||0||1||2||99||W|
|Wade Miley||ARI||@ SD||2-1 W||6||4||0||0||1||7||107||ND|
|Hyun-Jin Ryu||LAD||@ SF||2-1 W||7||4||1||1||1||6||104||W|
|Gio Gonzalez||WSH||@ STL||0-2 L||7||6||2||2||0||6||110||L|
|Tyler Thornburg||MIL||@ ATL||2-3 L||7||7||2||2||1||8||96||ND|
|Henderson Alvarez||MIA||vs PHI||1-2 L||7||5||2||2||3||5||109||L|
|Freddy Garcia||ATL||vs MIL||3-2 W||6.2||6||2||2||1||7||81||ND|
|Ubaldo Jimenez||CLE||vs CHW||5-4 W||6.1||5||2||2||3||7||98||ND|
|Matt Moore||TB||@ NYY||7-0 W||5||3||0||0||6||4||107||W|
|Jonathon Niese||NYM||@ CIN||4-2 W||7||8||2||2||1||6||113||W|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||vs HOU||3-2 W||5.1||4||2||2||4||9||101||ND|
|Matt Cain||SF||vs LAD||1-2 L||7||7||2||2||3||4||100||L|
|Gerrit Cole||PIT||@ CHC||8-2 W||6||7||2||2||1||6||94||W|
|Doug Fister||DET||@ MIN||4-2 W||6.1||8||2||2||1||7||109||W|
|Brad Peacock||HOU||@ TEX||2-3 L||6||6||3||3||1||7||95||L|
|Zach Miner||PHI||@ MIA||2-1 W||4||4||1||1||2||3||76||ND|
|A.J. Griffin||OAK||@ LAA||0-3 L||5||5||3||3||1||7||95||L|
|Hector Santiago||CHW||@ CLE||4-5 L||6.1||6||3||3||2||1||97||ND|
|John Lackey||BOS||@ COL||3-8 L||6||6||4||4||1||5||87||L|
|Todd Redmond||TOR||@ BAL||3-2 W||5.2||8||2||2||2||2||89||ND|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||vs TB||0-7 L||5.2||5||5||5||2||5||99||L|
|Scott Diamond||MIN||vs DET||2-4 L||6.1||9||4||4||1||3||101||L|
|Bruce Chen||KC||@ SEA||0-4 L||5||7||4||4||3||5||97||L|
|Chris Rusin||CHC||vs PIT||2-8 L||2.1||6||4||4||1||1||51||L|
|Mike Leake||CIN||vs NYM||2-4 L||1.2||8||4||4||0||2||54||L|
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