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Tuesday Lineup Card: Double Doubleheaders

Andrew Fiorentino

Andrew Fiorentino

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Tuesday's Starters – all times Eastern
Rays (Chris Archer – R) at Red Sox (Alfredo Aceves – R), 1:05
Rays (Jake Odorizzi – R) at Red Sox (Felix Doubront – L), 7:10
Mets (Matt Harvey – R) at Braves (Alex Wood – L), 1:10
Mets (Zack Wheeler – R) at Braves (Paul Maholm – L), 7:10
Nationals (Ross Detwiler – L) at Phillies (Cliff Lee – L), 7:05
Royals (Ervin Santana – R) at Indians (Ubaldo Jimenez – R), 7:05
Dodgers (Hyun-Jin Ryu – L) at Yankees (Phil Hughes – R), 7:05
Rockies (Jeff Francis – L) at Blue Jays (Esmil Rogers – R), 7:07
Orioles (Zach Britton – L) at Tigers (Justin Verlander – R), 7:08
Athletics (Jarrod Parker – R) at Rangers (Yu Darvish – R), 8:05
Brewers (Alfredo Figaro – R) at Astros (Jordan Lyles – R), 8:10
White Sox (Dylan Axelrod – R) at Twins (Mike Pelfrey – R), 8:10
Cubs (Jeff Samardzija – R) at Cardinals (Adam Wainwright – R), 8:15
Marlins (Nate Eovaldi – R) at Diamondbacks (Randall Delgado – R), 9:40
Mariners (Jeremy Bonderman – R) at Angels (Joe Blanton 0 R), 10:05
Padres (Andrew Cashner – R) at Giants (Matt Cain – R), 10:15

Day Game After Night Game: NYM, ATL

Injuries

Day-to-Day

AL
Mike Napoli, C, BOS (illness) – Likely to play in one of the games Tuesday
Mark Teixeira, 1B, NYY (wrist) – Sounds likely he's headed for the DL
Nick Swisher, OF, CLE (shoulder) – Cortisone shot Monday; possibly out 'til Friday
Jason Hammel, SP, BAL (illness) – Scratched from Tuesday start
Jason Bay, OF, SEA (hamstring) – Out Monday
Jeff Baker, OF, TEX (thumb) – Will avoid DL, but out 'til Friday

NL
Everth Cabrera, SS, SD (hamstring) – Will get a few days off, but seems likely to avoid DL
Shelby Miller, SP, STL (leg) – Left with cramping Monday
Marco Scutaro, 2B, SF (hand) – Out Monday, but should be back Tuesday or Wednesday
Jorge De La Rosa, SP, COL (thumb) – Left after seven innings with numbness Monday
Denard Span, OF, WAS (foot) – Hopes to return Tuesday
Carlos Quentin, OF, SD (shoulder) – Out Monday
Justin Turner, 2B, NYM (intercostal) – Could be headed to DL

Disabled List

AL
Jose Reyes, SS, TOR (ankle) – 2-for-3, played five innings in first rehab game Monday
Curtis Granderson, OF, NYY (finger) – Having pin removed from his hand Thursday
Anibal Sanchez, SP, DET (shoulder) – Sounds like he could miss just two starts
Wei-Yin Chen, SP, BAL (oblique) – Will throw a sim game Thursday
Jake Peavy, SP, CHW (ribs) – Having an MRI soon to check on healing
Brandon Morrow, SP, TOR (forearm) – Pitched two innings in rehab start Monday
Chris Perez, RP, CLE (shoulder) – Second rehab game Tuesday; intends to return Friday
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, NYY (hip) – Will face live pitching Tuesday
Michael Pineda, SP, NYY (shoulder) – Will throw 80-pitch rehab game Thursday in High-A
Joakim Soria, RP, TEX (elbow) – Hoping to start rehab trip Thursday
Blake Wood, RP, CLE (elbow) – Will pitch an inning in Tuesday rehab game
J.A. Happ, SP, TOR (head) – Will throw second bullpen Tuesday or Wednesday
Danny Duffy, SP, KC (elbow) – Had fifth rehab start Saturday, but not ready yet
Brandon Gomes, RP, TB (back) – Two more bullpens before a short rehab assignment

NL
Bryce Harper, OF, WAS (knee) – Cleared to resume strengthening exercises
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF (foot) – Could start rehab assignment Friday
Chase Utley, 2B, PHI (oblique) – Could start rehab games as soon as Tuesday
Carlos Ruiz, C, PHI (hamstring) – Could return sooner than Friday
Wandy Rodriguez, SP, PIT (forearm) – Has had two good bullpens; seemingly nearing rehab trip
J.J. Putz, RP, ARI (elbow) – Felt great during Monday bullpen; rehab trip likely starting soon
Santiago Casilla, RP, SF (knee) – Likely to throw off a mound within the next week
Fernando Salas, RP, STL (shoulder) – Rehab assignment starts Tuesday
Henderson Alvarez, SP, MIA (shoulder) – Second rehab outing scheduled for Tuesday
Marco Estrada, SP, MIL (hamstring) – Threw a bullpen Monday
David DeJesus, oF, CHC (shoulder) – MRI confirmed sprain

Transactions

Activated from DL
John Lannan, SP, PHI

Placed on DL
Jeremy Horst, SP, PHI (elbow)
Alex Avila, C, DET (forearm)

Called Up
Avisail Garcia, OF, DET
Bryan Holaday, C, DET

Sent Down (to Triple-A, unless otherwise noted)
Ryan Roberts, 3B, TB

Traded
John McDonald, SS, CLE (from PIT)

Closer Watch

Cubs –With Kevin Gregg having pitched three straight days, Dale Sveum made the fatal error of turning to Marmol with a 3-0 lead Sunday. He promptly surrendered two absolute bombs to lose the game, Marlon Byrd's leadoff job and Kirk Nieuwenhuis' walk-off. Yes, you can drop Marmol now. In pretty much any format.

Diamondbacks – J.J. Putz is getting close to a rehab assignment, meaning Heath Bell is likely headed back to his setup role in a couple weeks. If you own Bell, now's a good time to quietly peddle him before Putz gets so close everyone's heard about it.

Tigers – After Joaquin Benoit picked up the save with 1.1 innings Sunday, Drew Smyly got one of the three-inning variety Monday. Of course, Jose Valverde is in this mix too. Looks like this situation is a mess again, with no clear top gun.

KEY MATCHUPS: HOT

Hot Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Michael Brantley - OF CLE vs KC
6/18 7:05 PM
Ervin Santana 5-17 .294 1 2 4 1 1 .529 .333 .863
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B LAD @ NYY
6/18 7:05 PM
Phil Hughes 5-14 .357 0 1 1 0 0 .429 .357 .786
Denard Span - OF WAS @ PHI
6/18 7:05 PM
Cliff Lee 7-20 .350 0 2 2 2 6 .500 .409 .909
Kurt Suzuki - C WAS @ PHI
6/18 7:05 PM
Cliff Lee 7-17 .412 0 2 3 2 2 .529 .474 1.003
Jose Bautista - OF TOR vs COL
6/18 7:07 PM
Jeff Francis 3-10 .300 0 2 0 3 2 .500 .500 1.000
Rajai Davis - OF TOR vs COL
6/18 7:07 PM
Jeff Francis 5-10 .500 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000
Matt Wieters - C BAL @ DET
6/18 7:08 PM
Justin Verlander 3-14 .214 1 3 2 1 3 .643 .267 .910
Jay Bruce - OF CIN vs PIT
6/18 7:10 PM
Charlie Morton 6-17 .353 2 5 3 1 3 .941 .421 1.362
Rickie Weeks - 2B MIL @ HOU
6/18 8:10 PM
Jordan Lyles 4-12 .333 2 2 4 1 2 .833 .429 1.262
Starlin Castro - SS CHC @ STL
6/18 8:15 PM
Adam Wainwright 5-14 .357 0 1 3 2 1 .429 .412 .840
Jon Jay - OF STL vs CHC
6/18 8:15 PM
Jeff Samardzija 5-12 .417 0 0 1 1 2 .417 .462 .878
Yadier Molina - C STL vs CHC
6/18 8:15 PM
Jeff Samardzija 7-15 .467 0 1 2 1 2 .533 .500 1.033
Mike Morse - OF SEA @ LAA
6/18 10:05 PM
Joe Blanton 3-10 .300 1 1 3 0 3 .600 .300 .900
 
Hot Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
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Ervin Santana KC @ CLE
6/18 7:05 PM
Indians Batters 23-115 .200 3 12 15 15 28 .361 .306 .667
Justin Verlander DET vs BAL
6/18 7:08 PM
Orioles Batters 28-159 .176 1 9 10 11 48 .251 .225 .476
Mat Latos CIN vs PIT
6/18 7:10 PM
Pirates Batters 13-82 .159 1 4 6 15 27 .247 .289 .536
Matt Cain SF vs SD
6/18 10:15 PM
Padres Batters 38-180 .211 4 16 16 14 45 .351 .271 .622

 

KEY MATCHUPS: COLD

Cold Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Mike Aviles - SS CLE vs KC
6/18 7:05 PM
Ervin Santana 0-10 .000 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000
Jason Giambi - 1B CLE vs KC
6/18 7:05 PM
Ervin Santana 2-18 .111 0 2 3 5 3 .222 .333 .556
Carlos Santana - C CLE vs KC
6/18 7:05 PM
Ervin Santana 2-11 .182 0 1 0 1 2 .273 .250 .523
Alcides Escobar - SS KC @ CLE
6/18 7:05 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez 2-13 .154 0 2 2 1 0 .308 .214 .522
Jeff Francoeur - OF KC @ CLE
6/18 7:05 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez 5-27 .185 2 3 2 1 5 .444 .241 .686
Alex Gordon - OF KC @ CLE
6/18 7:05 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez 2-12 .167 0 0 0 1 5 .167 .231 .397
Mike Moustakas - 3B KC @ CLE
6/18 7:05 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez 2-10 .200 0 1 0 2 3 .300 .333 .633
John Mayberry - OF PHI vs WAS
6/18 7:05 PM
Ross Detwiler 2-10 .200 1 1 3 1 1 .500 .273 .773
Ryan Zimmerman - 3B WAS @ PHI
6/18 7:05 PM
Cliff Lee 3-18 .167 1 1 1 0 3 .333 .167 .500
Edwin Encarnacion - 1B TOR vs COL
6/18 7:07 PM
Jeff Francis 2-13 .154 0 1 2 2 1 .231 .267 .497
Alexi Casilla - 2B BAL @ DET
6/18 7:08 PM
Justin Verlander 3-21 .143 0 0 1 1 6 .143 .174 .317
Chris Davis - 1B BAL @ DET
6/18 7:08 PM
Justin Verlander 2-11 .182 0 0 0 2 6 .182 .308 .490
J.J. Hardy - SS BAL @ DET
6/18 7:08 PM
Justin Verlander 4-25 .160 0 1 3 1 6 .200 .185 .385
Adam Jones - OF BAL @ DET
6/18 7:08 PM
Justin Verlander 1-21 .048 0 0 0 1 7 .048 .091 .139
Ryan Hanigan - C CIN vs PIT
6/18 7:10 PM
Charlie Morton 1-12 .083 0 0 0 2 1 .083 .267 .350
Clint Barmes - SS PIT @ CIN
6/18 7:10 PM
Mat Latos 1-14 .071 0 1 0 1 4 .143 .133 .276
Garrett Jones - 1B PIT @ CIN
6/18 7:10 PM
Mat Latos 2-15 .133 0 0 0 0 7 .133 .133 .267
Neil Walker - 2B PIT @ CIN
6/18 7:10 PM
Mat Latos 2-12 .167 0 1 2 3 2 .250 .333 .583
Erick Aybar - SS LAA vs SEA
6/18 10:05 PM
Jeremy Bonderman 3-14 .214 0 0 0 1 7 .214 .267 .481
Jesus Guzman - OF SD @ SF
6/18 10:15 PM
Matt Cain 2-12 .167 0 0 2 1 3 .167 .231 .397
Mark Kotsay - OF SD @ SF
6/18 10:15 PM
Matt Cain 4-23 .174 0 1 1 2 1 .217 .240 .457
Carlos Quentin - OF SD @ SF
6/18 10:15 PM
Matt Cain 2-18 .111 1 2 3 0 6 .333 .111 .444
Will Venable - OF SD @ SF
6/18 10:15 PM
Matt Cain 7-35 .200 2 4 3 5 10 .429 .293 .721
 
Cold Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
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BB K Opp
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Jeff Francis COL @ Tor
6/18 7:07 PM
Blue Jays Batters 24-79 .304 2 8 10 7 14 .488 .366 .854
Jeff Samardzija CHC @ StL
6/18 8:15 PM
Cardinals Batters 26-80 .325 0 3 10 14 17 .372 .423 .784
 


Recommended Pickup
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