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Monday Lineup Card: Wizard Of Os-Walt

Anthony Tynan

Anthony Tynan

Anthony Tynan writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

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Projected Starters - A look at Monday's matchups (all times Eastern)
Indians (Ubaldo Jimenez – R) at Orioles (Zach Britton – L), 7:05
Blue Jays (Esmil Rogers – R) at Rays (Jeremy Hellickson – R), 7:10
Giants (Madison Bumgarner – L) at Dodgers (Hyun-Jin Ryu – L), 10:10
Phillies (Cliff Lee – L) at Padres (Eric Stults – L), 10:10

Day Game After Night Game: None

Injuries

Day-to-Day
Jason Bay, OF, SEA – (Hamstring) Out again Sunday, could hit DL if not ready Tuesday.
Lance Berkman, 1B, TEX – (General Soreness) Out of Sunday’s lineup for fourth day.
Peter Bourjos, OF, LAA – (Thumb) Left Sunday’s game, status unknown.
Gerrit Cole, P, PIT – (Thigh) Will make his next start Friday.
Carlos Gomez, OF, MIL – (Shoulder) Says he will be OK in “a couple of days.”
Carlos Gonzalez, OF, COL – (Leg) Left Sunday’s game with cramps.
Franklin Gutierrez, OF, SEA – (Hamstring) Left Sunday’s game with tightness.
John Jaso, C, SEA – (Hand) Should be ready Tuesday.
Franklin Morales, P, BOS – (Shoulder) Will be examined Monday but was not placed on DL.
Jonathan Pettibone, P, PHI – (Back) Says he expects to make next start, which would be Thursday.
Justin Upton, OF, ATL – (Hand) Out of lineup Sunday with soreness.
Shane Victorino, OF, BOS – (Back) Left Sunday’s game with tightness.
Jayson Werth, OF, WAS – (Groin) Pulled groin Sunday, could hit DL.

Players on the DL
Brandon Beachy, P, ATL – (Elbow) Should throw bullpen session Tuesday or Wednesday, then could resume rehab.
Santiago Casilla, P, SF – (Knee) Will face live hitters Monday, then start rehab.
Francisco Cervelli, C, NYY – (Hand) Taking dry swings, not off a tee yet.
David DeJesus, OF, CHC – (Shoulder) Starting baseball activities, but is about a month away.
Lucas Duda, OF, NYM – (Oblique) Placed on DL with strain.
Jeanmar Gomez, P, PIT – (Forearm) Will start Wednesday.
Bryce Harper, OF, WAS – (Knee) Should begin six-game rehab Wednesday.
Aaron Hicks, OF, MIN – (Hamstring) Could be back as soon as Thursday.
Aaron Hill, 2B, AZ – (Hand) Set to be activated Tuesday.
Derek Jeter, SS, NYY – (Ankle) Is taking batting practice, will begin running soon.
Matt Kemp, OF, LAD – (Hamstring) Struggling in rehab, could remain on rehab longer.
Zach McAllister, P, CLE – (Finger) Still playing catch, probably out through All-Star break.
James McDonald, P, PIT – (Shoulder) Thirty day rehab ends Wednesday, status after that is to be determined.
Brett Myers, P, CLE – (Elbow) Will come back as a reliever, first rehab appearance will be Monday.
Alexi Ogando, P, TEX – (Shoulder) Bullpen session happened Sunday, another one Tuesday, then rehab.
Jake Peavy, P, CHW – (Ribs) Hopes to run and throw this week.
Chris Perez, P, CLE – (Shoulder) Will rehab Tuesday or Wednesday and could be activated Thursday or Friday.
Nolan Reimold, OF, BAL – (Hamstring) Will remain on rehab, struggling at the plate.
Jose Reyes, SS, TOR – (Ankle) Could be activated as soon as the upcoming series that begins Tuesday.
Alex Rodriguez, P, NYY – (Hip) Rehab is not far away, according to Girardi.
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF – (Foot) Should be activated Monday.

Placed on the DL
Lucas Duda, OF, NYM
Craig Gentry, OF, TEX
Mike Pelfrey, P, MIN
Michael Stutes, P, PHI

Activated from the DL
None

Called Up
Phillippe Aumont, P, PHI
Engel Beltre, OF, TEX
Pedro Hernandez, P, MIN (optioned after Sunday’s game)
Brad Brach, P, SD
Zach Lutz, 3B, NYM
Miles Mikolas, P, SD
Ivan Nova, P, NYY

Sent Down (to Triple-A, unless otherwise noted)
Anthony Bass, P, STL
Quentin Berry, OF, KC (designated for assignment)
Brad Boxberger, P, STL
Ramon Hernandez, C, LAD (released)
Pedro Hernandez, P, MIN
Thomas Neal, OF, NYY
Dan Straily, P, OAK

Traded/Signed/Claimed
Maikel Cleto, P, KC claimed from STL and optioned to Triple-A

Closer Watch
Angels – Ernesto Frieri, who had been under fire earlier this season, gave up three runs while retiring two batters while blowing a save for the second time this season. Frieri has been good enough of late that there will be a short memory for this appearance.

KEY MATCHUPS: HOT

Hot Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Jose Bautista - OF TOR @ TB
6/24 7:10 PM
Jeremy Hellickson 4-11 .364 1 3 1 1 2 .909 .417 1.326
Edwin Encarnacion - 1B TOR @ TB
6/24 7:10 PM
Jeremy Hellickson 6-17 .353 1 3 1 1 2 .647 .389 1.036
 
Hot Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
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Madison Bumgarner SF @ LAD
6/24 10:10 PM
Dodgers Batters 13-68 .191 0 2 5 1 14 .219 .203 .422

 

KEY MATCHUPS: COLD

Cold Batter Matchups At-Bats AVG HR XBH RBI BB K SLG OBP OPS
Nate McLouth - OF BAL vs CLE
6/24 7:05 PM
Ubaldo Jimenez 3-22 .136 1 1 1 0 7 .273 .136 .409
James Loney - 1B TB vs TOR
6/24 7:10 PM
Esmil Rogers 3-15 .200 1 1 1 0 4 .400 .200 .600
Colby Rasmus - OF TOR @ TB
6/24 7:10 PM
Jeremy Hellickson 3-15 .200 0 2 0 0 4 .333 .200 .533
Andre Ethier - OF LAD vs SF
6/24 10:10 PM
Madison Bumgarner 1-13 .077 0 0 1 0 3 .077 .077 .154
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B LAD vs SF
6/24 10:10 PM
Madison Bumgarner 2-11 .182 0 1 1 0 1 .273 .182 .455
Hanley Ramirez - SS LAD vs SF
6/24 10:10 PM
Madison Bumgarner 1-11 .091 0 0 2 1 2 .091 .167 .258
 
Cold Pitcher Matchups At-Bats Opp
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Recommended Pickup
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