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Ryan Eisner

Ryan Eisner

Ryan has been writing for Rotowire since 2007. He currently writes about baseball and covers the White Sox.

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Projected Starters - A look at Tuesday's matchups (all times Eastern)

Marlins (Chris Volstad - R) v Phillies (Cole Hamels - L), 7:05
Indians (Justin Masterson - R) v Tigers (Justin Verlander - R), 7:05
Cardinals (Jaime Garcia - L) v Nationals (Yunesky Maya - R), 7:05
Rangers (Alexi Ogando - R) v Yankees (CC Sabathia - L), 7:05
Orioles (Chris Jakubauskas - R) v Blue Jays (Carlos Villanueva - R), 7:07
Mets (Jon Niese - L) v Braves (Jair Jurrjens - R), 7:10
Red Sox (Tim Wakefield - R) v Rays (James Shields - R), 7:10
Pirates (Jeff Karstens - R) v Astros (Bud Norris - ), 8:05
Brewers (Yovani Gallardo - R) v Cubs (Randy Wells - R), 8:05
White Sox (Gavin Floyd - R) v Twins (Carl Pavano - R), 8:10
Padres (TBD - ) v Rockies (Juan Nicasio - R), 8:40
Giants (Matt Cain - R) v Diamondbacks (Josh Collmenter - R), 9:40
Royals (Danny Duffy - L) v A's (Trevor Cahill - R), 10:05
Angels (Jered Weaver - R) v Mariners (Doug Fister - R), 10:10
Reds (Johnny Cueto - R) v Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw - L), 10:10

Off: None

Day Game After a Night Game: None

Injuries - A brief look at players that have been missing time with minor ailments and their expected returns.

Day-to-Day (includes players expected to make their return from the DL)

AL
Mark Reynolds, 3B, BAL - (Arm) Left Sunday's game with a contusion
Kyle Farnsworth, P, TB - (Illness) Was not available Sunday
Jed Lowrie, SS, BOS - (Shoulder) Will sit Tuesday
Matt Harrison, P, TEX - (Arm) Expected to start Saturday
Josh Willingham, OF, OAK - (Heel) Was able to pinch-hit Sunday

NL
Leo Nunez, P, FLA - (Back) Could be available to close Tuesday
Jason Bourgeois, OF, HOU - (Ankle) MRI returned negative
Jason Hammel, P, COL - (Back) Should be able to make his next start
Ian Desmond, SS, WAS - (Thigh) Has been coping with soreness since last month
Rogearvin Bernadina, OF, WAS - (Hamstring) Was available to pinch-hit Sunday after Saturday's scratch
Josh Harrison, 3B, PIT - (Oblique) Might not miss more than a few days

Players on the DL

AL
Rafael Soriano, P, NY-A - (Elbow) May begin playing catch soon
Damaso Marte, P, NY-A - (Shoulder) Might be able to play this season?
Pedro Feliciano, P, NY-A - (Shoulder) Could return in early-July
Eric Chavez, 3B, NY-A - (Foot) Yet to run
David Aardsma, P, SEA - (Hip) Still no timetable, now on 60-day DL
Travis Hafner, DH, CLE - (Oblique) Taking BP on Monday, will begin a rehab assignment this week
Tommy Hunter, P, TEX - (Groin) Will throw at Triple-A on Thursday
Brandon Webb, P, TEX - (Shoulder) Will throw at Double-A on Tuesday
Scott Feldman, P, TEX - (Knee) No fatigue after Saturday's rehab start
Junichi Tazawa, P, BOS - (Elbow) Might be able to help later in the season
Franklin Morales, P, BOS - (Forearm) Scheduled for a rehab appearance Monday
Darnell McDonald, OF, BOS - (Quadriceps) Should return from DL on Tuesday

NL
Aroldis Chapman, P, CIN - (Shoulder) Threw two scoreless Sunday
Homer Bailey, P, CIN - (Shoulder) Threw three innings Saturday
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF - (Wrist) Should return from DL on Tuesday
Barry Zito, P, SF - (Foot) Will start for Fresno on Thursday
Freddy Sanchez, 2B, SF - (Shoulder) Surgery inevitable?
Joe Blanton, P, PHI - (Elbow) Played catch Sunday
Cole Kimball, P, WAS - (Shoulder) MRI revealed no structural damage
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS - (Abdomen) Should return from DL on Tuesday
Josh Johnson, P, FLA - (Shoulder) Aiming for early-July return
Allen Craig, OF, STL - (Knee) Hit the DL on Monday
Marlon Byrd, OF, CHI-N - (Face) Took BP on Monday
Kerry Wood, P, CHI-N - (Finger) Placed on DL on Monday, retroactive to June 9
Johan Santana, P, NY-N - (Shoulder) Workouts halted June 3
Jason Heyward, OF, ATL - (Shoulder) Minor league rehab begins Monday

Transactions - Players that have been demoted, called up, traded, released, you name it. We'll cover it here.

Activated
Jeff Baker, 2B, CHI-N
Wandy Rodriguez, P, HOU
Magglio Ordonez, OF, DET

Placed on DL
Kerry Wood, P, CHI-N
David Aardsma, P, SEA (transferred to 60-day DL)

Traded
Michael McKenry, C, PIT (from Boston)

Recalled
Anthony Bass, P, SD

Sent Down
Brandon Snyder, 1B, BAL
Jeff Fulchino, P, HOU
Conor Gillaspie, 3B, SF
Drew Sutton, OF, BOS
Enrique Gonzalez, P, DET (outrighted off 40-man)

Signed
Leyson Septimo, P, CHI-A (claimed off waivers, sent to Double-A)

Closer Watch - A closer look at intriguing ninth-inning situations (check out our Closer Grid with the link to the left).

Chicago (A) - After Sergio Santos blew the save Friday, he earned a rocky one Sunday, with Chris Sale warming up in the bullpen. There's no indication that Santos is on thin ice quite yet, but the trio of Sale, Matt Thornton and Jesse Crain could be of interest to save speculators.

Key Matchups

KEY MATCHUPS: HOT

Hot Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Michael Brantley - OF CLE @ DET
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Verlander 7-13 .538 0 1 4 2 2 .692 .600 1.292
Miguel Cabrera - 1B DET vs CLE
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Masterson 4-10 .400 1 1 4 3 3 .700 .571 1.271
Chris Coghlan - OF FLA @ PHI
6/14 7:05 PM
Cole Hamels 7-17 .412 2 4 4 3 4 .882 .500 1.382
Ryan Howard - 1B PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 11-23 .478 6 7 9 2 4 1.304 .520 1.824
Raul Ibanez - OF PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 10-19 .526 3 4 8 2 1 1.105 .571 1.676
Jimmy Rollins - SS PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 9-22 .409 0 2 2 2 0 .500 .458 .958
Carlos Ruiz - C PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 7-16 .438 0 4 2 4 1 .688 .550 1.238
Wilson Valdez - SS PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 5-12 .417 0 0 0 2 1 .417 .500 .917
Dan Uggla - 2B ATL vs NYM
6/14 7:10 PM
Jonathon Niese 6-13 .462 0 3 3 0 2 .692 .462 1.154
J.D. Drew - OF BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 11-35 .314 2 6 6 4 6 .600 .400 1.000
David Ortiz - DH BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 12-33 .364 3 10 11 6 6 .848 .462 1.310
Dustin Pedroia - 2B BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 13-30 .433 2 4 4 1 1 .700 .469 1.169
Willie Harris - OF NYM @ ATL
6/14 7:10 PM
Jair Jurrjens 7-14 .500 0 2 2 2 2 .714 .563 1.277
Daniel Murphy - 2B NYM @ ATL
6/14 7:10 PM
Jair Jurrjens 6-18 .333 0 3 2 1 0 .556 .368 .924
Johnny Damon - OF TB vs BOS
6/14 7:10 PM
Tim Wakefield 10-28 .357 3 4 7 3 2 .714 .419 1.133
Evan Longoria - 3B TB vs BOS
6/14 7:10 PM
Tim Wakefield 6-13 .462 1 3 5 3 1 .846 .529 1.375
Starlin Castro - SS CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Yovani Gallardo 5-12 .417 0 3 0 0 2 .667 .417 1.084
Kosuke Fukudome - OF CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Yovani Gallardo 5-15 .333 0 1 0 3 3 .400 .474 .874
Aramis Ramirez - 3B CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Yovani Gallardo 6-13 .462 0 4 4 1 2 .769 .500 1.269
Geovany Soto - C CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Yovani Gallardo 4-15 .267 1 2 2 2 6 .533 .353 .886
Hunter Pence - OF HOU vs PIT
6/14 8:05 PM
Jeff Karstens 5-10 .500 1 2 2 0 0 .900 .455 1.355
Prince Fielder - 1B MIL @ CHC
6/14 8:05 PM
Randy Wells 6-15 .400 1 2 1 1 3 .667 .438 1.105
Garrett Jones - 1B PIT @ HOU
6/14 8:05 PM
Bud Norris 4-14 .286 1 3 3 2 4 .643 .375 1.018
Andrew McCutchen - OF PIT @ HOU
6/14 8:05 PM
Bud Norris 5-16 .313 0 3 2 1 3 .563 .353 .916
Paul Konerko - 1B CWS @ MIN
6/14 8:10 PM
Carl Pavano 11-29 .379 3 3 6 0 7 .690 .400 1.090
A.J. Pierzynski - C CWS @ MIN
6/14 8:10 PM
Carl Pavano 10-25 .400 1 5 5 0 1 .720 .400 1.120
Stephen Drew - SS ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 10-29 .345 3 6 7 2 2 .759 .387 1.146
Justin Upton - OF ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 6-20 .300 0 3 0 5 5 .450 .440 .890
Brandon Phillips - 2B CIN @ LAD
6/14 10:10 PM
Clayton Kershaw 6-10 .600 0 0 0 1 2 .600 .636 1.236
Erick Aybar - SS LAA @ SEA
6/14 10:10 PM
Doug Fister 5-11 .455 0 1 3 0 1 .545 .455 1.000
 
Hot Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
AVG
HR
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XBH
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RBI
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BB K Opp
SLG
Opp
OBP
Opp
OPS
CC Sabathia NYY vs TEX
6/14 7:05 PM
Rangers Batters 31-139 .223 3 13 17 11 34 .357 .277 .634
Jair Jurrjens ATL vs NYM
6/14 7:10 PM
Mets Batters 24-110 .218 0 9 12 16 15 .323 .315 .638
Randy Wells CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Brewers Batters 32-88 .364 2 11 11 3 18 .539 .391 .931
Matt Cain SF @ ARI
6/14 9:40 PM
Diamondbacks Batters 34-155 .219 5 14 16 16 30 .384 .297 .681
Jered Weaver LAA @ SEA
6/14 10:10 PM
Mariners Batters 34-152 .224 3 6 16 12 33 .313 .281 .594
Clayton Kershaw LAD vs CIN
6/14 10:10 PM
Reds Batters 15-75 .200 1 3 7 10 29 .284 .291 .575

 

KEY MATCHUPS: COLD

Cold Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Asdrubal Cabrera - SS CLE @ DET
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Verlander 5-27 .185 0 0 2 4 10 .185 .290 .475
Orlando Cabrera - SS CLE @ DET
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Verlander 13-40 .325 1 4 2 1 7 .475 .357 .832
Luis Valbuena - 2B CLE @ DET
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Verlander 2-16 .125 1 1 4 5 5 .313 .333 .646
Brennan Boesch - OF DET vs CLE
6/14 7:05 PM
Justin Masterson 2-10 .200 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400
Emilio Bonifacio - OF FLA @ PHI
6/14 7:05 PM
Cole Hamels 3-13 .231 0 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .462
Gaby Sanchez - 1B FLA @ PHI
6/14 7:05 PM
Cole Hamels 2-12 .167 1 1 1 0 4 .417 .231 .648
Chase Utley - 2B PHI vs FLA
6/14 7:05 PM
Chris Volstad 4-20 .200 1 1 3 2 3 .350 .360 .710
Josh Hamilton - OF TEX @ NYY
6/14 7:05 PM
CC Sabathia 1-10 .100 0 1 0 3 4 .200 .308 .508
Ian Kinsler - 2B TEX @ NYY
6/14 7:05 PM
CC Sabathia 2-15 .133 2 2 4 2 1 .533 .235 .768
David Murphy - OF TEX @ NYY
6/14 7:05 PM
CC Sabathia 2-10 .200 0 0 1 1 2 .200 .250 .450
Derrek Lee - 1B BAL @ TOR
6/14 7:07 PM
Carlos Villanueva 1-12 .083 0 0 1 1 3 .083 .154 .237
Jacoby Ellsbury - OF BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 4-24 .167 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .200 .367
Jason Varitek - C BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 5-27 .185 1 1 5 1 9 .296 .214 .510
Kevin Youkilis - 1B BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
James Shields 3-31 .097 0 1 0 3 9 .129 .200 .329
Carlos Beltran - OF NYM @ ATL
6/14 7:10 PM
Jair Jurrjens 2-16 .125 0 0 1 3 0 .125 .263 .388
Angel Pagan - OF NYM @ ATL
6/14 7:10 PM
Jair Jurrjens 2-24 .083 0 1 2 3 6 .125 .185 .310
Jose Reyes - SS NYM @ ATL
6/14 7:10 PM
Jair Jurrjens 3-17 .176 0 1 2 3 3 .235 .300 .535
Ben Zobrist - 2B TB vs BOS
6/14 7:10 PM
Tim Wakefield 1-10 .100 0 1 2 2 3 .200 .250 .450
Tyler Colvin - OF CHC vs MIL
6/14 8:05 PM
Yovani Gallardo 2-12 .167 0 1 0 0 4 .250 .167 .417
Michael Bourn - OF HOU vs PIT
6/14 8:05 PM
Jeff Karstens 2-11 .182 0 2 0 3 2 .364 .357 .721
Jeff Keppinger - 2B HOU vs PIT
6/14 8:05 PM
Jeff Karstens 2-12 .167 0 2 3 1 2 .417 .200 .617
Carlos Quentin - OF CWS @ MIN
6/14 8:10 PM
Carl Pavano 0-13 .000 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000
Michael Cuddyer - OF MIN vs CWS
6/14 8:10 PM
Gavin Floyd 8-31 .258 1 3 4 1 7 .419 .303 .722
Kelly Johnson - 2B ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 3-21 .143 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .182 .325
Miguel Montero - C ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 4-20 .200 1 1 3 2 4 .350 .273 .623
Gerardo Parra - OF ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 2-14 .143 0 1 2 2 3 .214 .250 .464
Chris Young - OF ARI vs SF
6/14 9:40 PM
Matt Cain 4-24 .167 0 1 0 1 6 .208 .200 .408
Edgar Renteria - SS CIN @ LAD
6/14 10:10 PM
Clayton Kershaw 1-11 .091 0 1 3 3 4 .273 .286 .559
Joey Votto - 1B CIN @ LAD
6/14 10:10 PM
Clayton Kershaw 2-10 .200 1 1 1 1 6 .500 .273 .773
Chone Figgins - 2B SEA vs LAA
6/14 10:10 PM
Jered Weaver 2-12 .167 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .231 .398
Ichiro Suzuki - OF SEA vs LAA
6/14 10:10 PM
Jered Weaver 13-54 .241 1 2 3 1 7 .315 .255 .570
 
Cold Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
AVG
HR
Allow
XBH
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RBI
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BB K Opp
SLG
Opp
OBP
Opp
OPS
Chris Volstad FLA @ Phi
6/14 7:05 PM
Phillies Batters 57-156 .365 12 21 26 17 15 .669 .443 1.111
Tim Wakefield BOS @ TB
6/14 7:10 PM
Rays Batters 37-132 .280 6 16 23 16 18 .500 .357 .858
Bud Norris HOU vs Pit
6/14 8:05 PM
Pirates Batters 20-68 .294 2 9 10 7 16 .496 .360 .856
 

Recommended Pickup

Lucas Duda, OF/1B, NY-N - Duda has raked in the minors in recent years (.967 minor league OPS in 2010, 1.011 in 2011), but has yet to find a similar level of success in the majors. Some credit his lack of major league success with a lack of consistent major league playing time, as he only tallied 20 at-bats between two stints with the club earlier in the year. He came back to the Mets over the weekend after hitting 10 home runs to go with a 27:23 K:BB in 129 Triple-A at-bats, and he saw time at first and in left in the Pittsburgh series. With Jason Bay struggling in the outfield and Ike Davis on the DL for the foreseeable future, the Mets don't really have an excuse to exclude Duda from playing time.

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