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Andrew Fiorentino

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

Rays (Alex Cobb R) at Orioles (Wei-Yin Chen L), 7:05
Nationals (Gio Gonzalez L) at Phillies (Cole Hamels L), 7:05
Cardinals (Lance Lynn R) at Pirates (Gerrit Cole R), 7:05
Red Sox (Rubby De La Rosa R) at Blue Jays (R.A. Dickey K), 7:07
Yankees (Brandon McCarthy R) at Tigers (Rick Porcello R), 7:08
Braves (Alex Wood L) at Mets (Dillon Gee R), 7:10
Cubs (Travis Wood L) at Reds (Johnny Cueto R), 7:10
Indians (T.J. House L) at White Sox (Jose Quintana L), 8:10
Twins (Ricky Nolasco R) at Royals (Danny Duffy L), 8:10
Athletics (Jason Hammel R) at Astros (Dallas Keuchel L), 8:10
Dodgers (Roberto Hernandez R) at Diamondbacks (Trevor Cahill R), 9:40
Marlins (Nathan Eovaldi R) at Angels (Matt Shoemaker R), 10:05
Rangers (Nick Martinez R) at Mariners (James Paxton L), 10:10
Brewers (Jimmy Nelson R) at Padres (Tyson Ross R), 10:10
Rockies (Jorge De La Rosa L) at Giants (Madison Bumgarner L), 10:15

Day Game After Night Game: None

Injuries

Day-to-Day

Ryan Braun, OF, MIL (quad) Removed Monday due to quad contusion
David Ortiz, DH, BOS (elbow/foot) Out Monday, questionable for Tuesday
Wilin Rosario, C, COL (wrist) Out of the lineup Monday
Brett Gardner, OF, NYY (ankle) Much improved; hopes to be back in Tuesday
Mark Teixeira, 1B, NYY (hamstring) Has tightness; sat out Monday
Asdrubal Cabrera, SS, WAS (oblique) Feeling better; optimistic for Tuesday
Kevin Kiermaier, OF, TB (neck) Stiff following headfirst slide Sunday; sat Monday
Sam Fuld, OF, OAK (knee) Sat out Monday following wall collision Sunday
Jedd Gyorko, 2B, SD (hamstring) Out again Monday
Shane Robinson, OF, STL (shoulder) Hurt in Monday's game; DL possible

Players on the DL

Yu Darvish, SP, TEX (elbow) Likely done for the season
Hyun-Jin Ryu, SP, LAD (leg) Throwing a bullpen Tuesday; could return soon
Michael Wacha, SP, STL (shoulder) Rehab moving up to Double-A
Yadier Molina, C, STL (thumb) Also moving rehab trip to Double-A
George Springer, OF, HOU (quad) On track for September activation
Xander Bogaerts, SS, BOS (concussion) Could be back as soon as Saturday
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS (hamstring) Expected to ramp up rehab this week
Everth Cabrera, SS, SD (hamstring) Back from DL on Monday at the latest
Shin-Soo Choo, OF, TEX (elbow) Done for the year due to bone spurs
Adam Eaton, OF, CHW (oblique) Expected to be activated Tuesday
Charlie Morton, SP, PIT (sports hernia) Making Double-A rehab start Tuesday
Carlos Quentin, OF, SD (knee) Has a bone bruise; probably done for the year
Mike Adams, RP, PHI (shoulder) Will have stem-cell treatment over offseason
David Phelps, RP, NYY (elbow) Playing catch; will be reevaluated in a week
Joe Thatcher, RP, LAA (ankle) At least two weeks away from returning
Marco Scutaro, 2B, SF (back) Unlikely to return this year
Nick Punto, 2B, OAK (hamstring) Took BP Monday; rehab games soon
Moises Sierra, OF, CHW (oblique) Started rehab assignment in Triple-A Monday
Alex Presley, OF, HOU (oblique) On track for September activation
Darin Downs, RP, HOU (oblique) Threw a bullpen Sunday; could be back Sept. 1

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

Activated from DL
Clint Barmes, SS, PIT

Placed on DL
Shin-Soo Choo, OF, TEX (elbow)
John Jaso, C, OAK (concussion)

Called Up
Jose Tabata, OF, PIT
Michael Choice, OF, TEX
Tyler Lyons, RP, STL

Sent Down
Greg Garcia, 2B, STL
Gregory Polanco, OF, PIT
Jayson Nix, 3B, PIT (DFA)
Reid Brignac, SS, PHI (outrighted)
Adam Duvall, 3B, SF
Jordan Danks, OF, CHW

Closer Watch

Red Sox The Blue Jays got to Koji Uehara just enough on Monday to give him a blown save, but he still ended up with a win. Clay Buchholz entered the ninth inning looking to complete a shutout, but loaded the bases with one out before being pulled for the closer, who gave up a run on a fielder's choice, then two more on an Edwin Encarnacion double all charged to Buchholz. Craig Breslow got the save in the 10th inning after the Sox rallied to go back ahead. Uehara's somehow managed to collect six blown saves in 32 tries despite a 2.25 ERA and 0.90 WHIP, but still has strong job security here.

Cardinals Trevor Rosenthal gave up a ninth-inning solo homer to Andrew McCutchen on Monday, but fortunately, he had a two-run lead to work with and still collected his 39th save. Despite a pair of scoreless outings before this one, Rosenthal's given up five runs (all earned) in his last six appearances and has a miserable 5:8 K:BB in that span. Meanwhile, Pat Neshek pitched a clean eighth Monday and is now sitting on a ridiculous 0.81 ERA and 0.58 WHIP.

Hot Batter Matchups August 26, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
B. Revere OF PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
G. Gonzalez 16 7 1 0 2 1 2 .438 .471 .563 1.033
D. Ruf OF PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
G. Gonzalez 11 3 2 1 4 3 3 .273 .429 .636 1.065
S. Marte OF PIT vs STL
7:05PM
L. Lynn 15 6 3 0 0 0 2 .400 .500 .667 1.167
R. Martin C PIT vs STL
7:05PM
L. Lynn 13 3 2 1 3 2 4 .231 .333 .538 .872
N. Walker 2B PIT vs STL
7:05PM
L. Lynn 26 8 5 2 6 5 4 .308 .406 .692 1.099
B. Zobrist 2B TB @ BAL
7:05PM
W. Chen 30 11 2 1 3 2 6 .367 .406 .500 .906
S. Hairston OF WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 44 17 10 5 9 2 11 .386 .426 .841 1.266
A. LaRoche 1B WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 39 10 5 4 7 2 11 .256 .310 .590 .899
N. Schierholtz OF WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 10 5 2 0 1 1 1 .500 .545 .700 1.245
D. Span OF WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 20 8 1 0 2 2 3 .400 .455 .450 .905
Y. Cespedes OF BOS @ TOR
7:07PM
R. Dickey 13 3 3 1 1 0 4 .231 .231 .692 .923
D. Ortiz DH BOS @ TOR
7:07PM
R. Dickey 18 6 4 2 6 2 7 .333 .400 .778 1.178
T. Hunter OF DET vs NYY
7:08PM
B. McCarthy 19 8 4 1 2 1 5 .421 .450 .737 1.187
D. Kelly OF DET vs NYY
7:08PM
B. McCarthy 10 4 2 0 0 1 2 .400 .455 .700 1.155
V. Martinez DH DET vs NYY
7:08PM
B. McCarthy 24 9 6 1 2 3 4 .375 .444 .708 1.153
J. Ellsbury OF NYY @ DET
7:08PM
R. Porcello 13 8 3 2 2 1 0 .615 .643 1.154 1.797
I. Suzuki OF NYY @ DET
7:08PM
R. Porcello 28 11 2 0 3 0 4 .393 .393 .464 .857
J. Heyward OF ATL @ NYM
7:10PM
D. Gee 24 8 1 1 2 6 5 .333 .484 .458 .942
J. Bruce OF CIN vs CHC
7:10PM
T. Wood 20 5 3 3 4 0 4 .250 .286 .700 .986
T. Frazier 3B CIN vs CHC
7:10PM
T. Wood 20 6 2 2 6 3 4 .300 .375 .600 .975
D. Murphy 2B NYM vs ATL
7:10PM
A. Wood 11 5 0 0 0 0 3 .455 .455 .455 .909
M. Brantley OF CLE @ CWS
8:10PM
J. Quintana 15 7 3 1 4 2 1 .467 .500 .800 1.300
A. Escobar SS KC vs MIN
8:10PM
R. Nolasco 14 7 3 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .786 1.286
M. Moustakas 3B KC vs MIN
8:10PM
R. Nolasco 10 3 1 1 3 1 0 .300 .364 .600 .964
J. Willingham OF KC vs MIN
8:10PM
R. Nolasco 13 5 3 0 7 0 5 .385 .385 .615 1.000
K. Suzuki C MIN @ KC
8:10PM
D. Duffy 10 4 1 0 0 2 0 .400 .500 .500 1.000
C. Crisp OF OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 12 4 3 0 1 3 1 .333 .467 .583 1.050
J. Donaldson 3B OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 16 5 2 1 2 2 3 .313 .389 .563 .951
D. Norris C OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 14 6 2 0 0 2 3 .429 .500 .571 1.071
A. Hill 2B ARI vs LAD
9:40PM
R. Hernandez 24 8 3 1 4 1 5 .333 .407 .542 .949
A. Gonzalez 1B LAD @ ARI
9:40PM
T. Cahill 24 11 5 2 7 3 7 .458 .500 .833 1.333
W. Rosario C COL @ SF
10:15PM
M. Bumgarner 31 10 3 1 6 2 7 .323 .364 .516 .880
J. Rutledge 2B COL @ SF
10:15PM
M. Bumgarner 17 8 3 1 3 2 4 .471 .526 .824 1.350
H. Pence OF SF vs COL
10:15PM
J. De La Rosa 21 6 4 2 7 3 0 .286 .375 .667 1.042
Hot Pitcher Matchups August 26, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Danny Duffy KC vs MIN
8:10PM
72 16 5 0 3 6 13 .222 .282 .326 .608
Cold Batter Matchups August 26, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
N. Cruz OF BAL vs TB
7:05PM
A. Cobb 12 2 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333
C. Davis 1B BAL vs TB
7:05PM
A. Cobb 12 2 1 0 0 3 4 .167 .375 .333 .708
A. Jones OF BAL vs TB
7:05PM
A. Cobb 19 4 0 0 1 1 5 .211 .250 .211 .461
M. Byrd OF PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
G. Gonzalez 15 3 0 0 0 2 5 .200 .294 .200 .494
R. Howard 1B PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
G. Gonzalez 11 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .083 .000 .083
C. Utley 2B PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
G. Gonzalez 17 3 0 0 3 1 1 .176 .222 .176 .399
A. McCutchen OF PIT vs STL
7:05PM
L. Lynn 29 4 2 0 1 0 11 .138 .138 .207 .345
Y. Escobar SS TB @ BAL
7:05PM
W. Chen 15 2 2 1 1 0 0 .133 .133 .400 .533
D. Jennings OF TB @ BAL
7:05PM
W. Chen 25 5 3 1 1 3 1 .200 .286 .400 .686
S. Rodriguez SS TB @ BAL
7:05PM
W. Chen 19 3 2 1 2 2 4 .158 .238 .368 .607
I. Desmond SS WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 44 8 5 1 2 1 11 .182 .200 .364 .564
D. Espinosa 2B WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 18 3 1 0 0 2 8 .167 .250 .222 .472
W. Ramos C WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 14 2 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .200 .143 .343
A. Rendon 2B WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 12 2 1 0 0 2 1 .167 .286 .250 .536
J. Werth OF WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
C. Hamels 28 4 2 2 7 2 8 .143 .194 .357 .551
D. Pedroia 2B BOS @ TOR
7:07PM
R. Dickey 21 3 0 0 1 1 4 .143 .182 .143 .325
A. Avila C DET vs NYY
7:08PM
B. McCarthy 13 2 0 0 0 0 3 .154 .154 .154 .308
D. Jeter SS NYY @ DET
7:08PM
R. Porcello 15 1 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .067 .067 .133
E. Gattis C ATL @ NYM
7:10PM
D. Gee 12 1 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167
A. Simmons SS ATL @ NYM
7:10PM
D. Gee 13 2 1 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .231 .385
A. Rizzo 1B CHC @ CIN
7:10PM
J. Cueto 15 1 1 0 0 0 4 .067 .067 .133 .200
Z. Cozart SS CIN vs CHC
7:10PM
T. Wood 21 2 2 0 1 0 9 .095 .095 .190 .286
M. Bourn OF CLE @ CWS
8:10PM
J. Quintana 12 3 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .333 .583
C. Santana C CLE @ CWS
8:10PM
J. Quintana 13 2 1 0 3 1 2 .154 .214 .231 .445
R. Ibanez OF KC vs MIN
8:10PM
R. Nolasco 22 6 1 0 0 0 3 .273 .273 .318 .591
S. Perez C KC vs MIN
8:10PM
R. Nolasco 12 2 2 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .333 .500
B. Dozier 2B MIN @ KC
8:10PM
D. Duffy 15 3 2 0 2 1 2 .200 .250 .400 .650
T. Plouffe 3B MIN @ KC
8:10PM
D. Duffy 14 2 1 0 0 0 5 .143 .143 .214 .357
C. Gentry OF OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 11 2 0 0 0 1 3 .182 .357 .182 .539
B. Moss 1B OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 10 2 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400
J. Reddick OF OAK @ HOU
8:10PM
D. Keuchel 11 1 0 0 0 1 2 .091 .167 .091 .258
M. Trumbo OF ARI vs LAD
9:40PM
R. Hernandez 15 3 1 1 1 0 3 .200 .200 .400 .600
H. Ramirez SS LAD @ ARI
9:40PM
T. Cahill 17 3 1 0 2 5 4 .176 .364 .235 .599
D. LeMahieu 2B COL @ SF
10:15PM
M. Bumgarner 20 2 0 0 0 5 4 .100 .280 .100 .380
D. Stubbs OF COL @ SF
10:15PM
M. Bumgarner 20 4 1 0 2 4 7 .200 .333 .300 .633
Cold Pitcher Matchups August 26, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Lance Lynn STL @ PIT
7:05PM
183 53 23 5 28 21 41 .290 .367 .491 .858
Rick Porcello DET vs NYY
7:08PM
126 43 9 4 11 8 10 .341 .384 .482 .866
Ricky Nolasco MIN @ KC
8:10PM
141 43 17 1 18 3 20 .305 .329 .453 .781
Jorge De La Rosa COL @ SF
10:15PM
132 36 16 3 20 16 16 .273 .349 .444 .793


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