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Tuesday Lineup Card: Come See Seager

Andrew Fiorentino

Managing hockey editor, talent wrangler, football columnist, FSWA's 2015 fantasy hockey writer of the year. Twitter: @akfiorentino

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

Cubs (Jason Hammel – R) at Pirates (Gerrit Cole – R), 1:35
Cubs (Jon Lester – L) at Pirates (J.A. Happ – L), 7:05
Red Sox (Joe Kelly – R) at Orioles (Ubaldo Jimenez – R), 7:05
Nationals (Stephen Strasburg – R) at Phillies (David Buchanan – R), 7:05
Marlins (Tom Koehler – R) at Mes (Jacob deGrom – R), 7:10
Royals (Kris Medlen – R) at Indians (Josh Tomlin – R), 7:10
Blue Jays (Mark Buehrle – L) at Braves (Julio Teheran – R), 7:10
Yankees (Adam Warren – R) at Rays (Jake Odorizzi – R), 7:10
Astros (Collin McHugh – R) at Rangers (Derek Holland – L), 8:05
Athletics (Aaron Brooks – R) at White Sox (Jeff Samardzija – R), 8:10
Cardinals (Carlos Martinez – R) at Brewers (Ariel Pena – R), 8:10
Tigers (Alfredo Simon – R) at Twins (Phil Hughes – R), 8:10
Padres (Tyson Ross – R) at Diamondbacks (Jhoulys Chacin – R), 9:40
Angels (Nick Tropeano – R) at Mariners (Felix Hernandez – R), 10:10
Rockies (Chris Rusin – L) at Dodgers (Brett Anderson – L), 10:10
Reds (John Lamb – L) at Giants (Chris Heston – R), 10:15

Day Game After Night Game: None

Injuries

Day-to-Day

Corey Kluber, SP, CLE (hamstring) – Expected to start Thursday
Stephen Vogt, C, OAK (groin) – Missed seventh straight game Monday
Billy Burns, OF, OAK (hamstring) – Not expected back in lineup until at least Wednesday
Billy Hamilton, OF, CIN (shoulder) – Had recurrence of soreness Monday
Glen Perkins, RP, MIN (back) – Threw successful bullpen Monday; could return Friday
Carl Crawford, OF, LAD (hamstring) – Out of Monday’s lineup
Brock Holt, 3B, BOS (back) – Pinch hit Monday
Jed Lowrie, SS, HOU (foot) – X-rays negative after Monday injury
Derek Norris, C, SD (hand) – Bruised hand; left Monday’s game
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS (oblique) – Out for sixth straight game Monday
Ryan Howard, 1B, PHI (knee) – Left Monday’s game
Jose Peraza, 2B, LAD (hamstring) – Could be done for the year
Trayce Thompson, OF, CHW (elbow) – Suffered sprain on catch attempt Monday
Jimmy Rollins, SS, LAD (finger) – Can’t field or take BP still
Edward Mujica, RP, OAK (leg) – Will be out “a while”
Brad Miller, SS, SEA (neck) – Out again Monday
Brayan Pena, C, CIN (hamstring) – Sat out again Monday
Miguel Gonzalez, RP, BAL (shoulder) – Felt good after throwing off flat ground Monday
Dixon Machado, SS, DET (hamstring) – Out of Monday’s lineup
Shane Robinson, OF, MIN (personal) – Remained out Monday
Marwin Gonzalez, SP, HOU (finger) – Out of Monday’s lineup
Buck Farmer, SP, DET (forearm) – “Felt great” after throwing Monday
Rob Brantly, C, CHW (knee) – Has “nagging” issue; day-to-day
Louis Coleman, RP, KC (shoulder) – Mild tightness in throwing shoulder

Players on the DL

Anibal Sanchez, SP, DET (shoulder) – Won’t make start as planned Wednesday
Daniel Norris, SP, DET (oblique) – Will start Wednesday
Johnny Giavotella, 2B, LAA (illness) – Taking BP in the coming days, then live pitching

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

Called Up

Casey Kelly, SP, SD
Robbie Erlin, SP, SD
Cody Decker, 1B, SD
Jay Jackson, RP, SD
Matt Duffy, 3B, HOU
Chase d’Arnaud, SS, PHI

Sent Down (to Triple-A unless otherwise noted)

Michael Kohn, RP, ATL (outrighted)
Jake Brigham, RP, ATL (outrighted)

Placed On DL

Yonder Alonso, 1B, SD (back)
Cesar Hernandez, 2B, PHI (thumb)
Scott Feldman, SP, HOU (shoulder)

Closer Watch

Dodgers -- Chris Hatcher nailed down his third save of the season Monday, but there’s nothing to see here – Kenley Jansen was just unavailable after pitching the last two days, including a 33-pitch Sunday appearance.

Key Matchups

Hot Batter Matchups – September 15, 2015
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
A. Rizzo 1B CHC @ PIT
1:35PM
G. Cole 11 5 1 0 1 2 3 .455 .571 .545 1.117
M. Morse OF PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 10 4 3 1 2 1 2 .400 .417 .900 1.317
T. Snider OF PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 10 4 2 2 2 0 1 .400 .400 1.000 1.400
P. Sandoval 3B BOS @ BAL
7:05PM
U. Jimenez 36 13 5 2 6 2 10 .361 .410 .639 1.049
M. Bourn OF ATL vs TOR
7:10PM
M. Buehrle 11 5 0 0 1 2 1 .455 .571 .455 1.026
N. Markakis OF ATL vs TOR
7:10PM
M. Buehrle 49 22 7 2 7 4 5 .449 .491 .673 1.164
N. Swisher 1B ATL vs TOR
7:10PM
M. Buehrle 30 11 2 0 2 8 4 .367 .500 .433 .933
J. Dyson OF KC @ CLE
7:10PM
J. Tomlin 12 4 2 0 1 0 2 .333 .308 .667 .974
M. Moustakas 3B KC @ CLE
7:10PM
J. Tomlin 12 5 3 2 6 2 3 .417 .500 1.000 1.500
A. Rios OF KC @ CLE
7:10PM
J. Tomlin 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 .455 .455 .455 .909
T. d'Arnaud C NYM vs MIA
7:10PM
T. Koehler 12 5 2 0 0 4 1 .417 .563 .583 1.146
R. Tejada SS NYM vs MIA
7:10PM
T. Koehler 22 7 4 0 7 4 1 .318 .423 .500 .923
B. McCann C NYY @ TB
7:10PM
J. Odorizzi 17 11 7 3 10 2 1 .647 .700 1.471 2.171
A. Cabrera SS TB vs NYY
7:10PM
A. Warren 10 3 2 0 2 1 3 .300 .364 .500 .864
L. Forsythe 2B TB vs NYY
7:10PM
A. Warren 11 3 2 1 1 1 3 .273 .333 .636 .970
J. Loney 1B TB vs NYY
7:10PM
A. Warren 14 5 1 1 5 0 0 .357 .357 .571 .929
D. Nava OF TB vs NYY
7:10PM
A. Warren 13 6 4 1 7 2 2 .462 .533 .923 1.456
B. Revere OF TOR @ ATL
7:10PM
J. Teheran 13 4 2 0 4 0 0 .308 .286 .615 .901
M. Cabrera 1B DET @ MIN
8:10PM
P. Hughes 36 17 10 5 13 1 4 .472 .500 1.028 1.528
N. Castellanos 3B DET @ MIN
8:10PM
P. Hughes 11 4 2 0 2 1 4 .364 .385 .545 .930
K. Suzuki C MIN vs DET
8:10PM
A. Simon 11 5 3 2 5 0 1 .455 .455 1.091 1.545
P. Goldschmidt 1B ARI vs SD
9:40PM
T. Ross 23 8 3 2 6 5 5 .348 .464 .696 1.160
E. Inciarte OF ARI vs SD
9:40PM
T. Ross 13 5 1 0 0 1 3 .385 .429 .462 .890
D. Peralta OF ARI vs SD
9:40PM
T. Ross 13 4 1 0 3 3 5 .308 .438 .462 .899
J. Gyorko 2B SD @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Chacin 10 4 2 0 1 1 2 .400 .455 .600 1.055
M. Kemp OF SD @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Chacin 36 9 5 3 9 4 10 .250 .325 .556 .881
D. DeJesus OF LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 41 13 5 1 5 4 6 .317 .391 .488 .879
D. Murphy OF LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 81 24 9 3 16 4 18 .296 .326 .481 .807
M. Trout OF LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 61 21 8 3 12 3 20 .344 .364 .607 .970
Hot Pitcher Matchups – September 15, 2015
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Stephen Strasburg WAS @ PHI
7:05PM
99 24 8 3 8 4 31 .242 .272 .378 .650
Tyson Ross SD @ ARI
9:40PM
107 23 7 2 12 14 30 .215 .313 .356 .669
Jhoulys Chacin ARI vs SD
9:40PM
84 18 10 3 12 9 24 .214 .290 .415 .705
Felix Hernandez SEA vs LAA
10:10PM
451 98 38 10 50 33 126 .217 .273 .350 .623
Cold Batter Matchups – September 15, 2015
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
C. Coghlan OF CHC @ PIT
1:35PM
G. Cole 10 2 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .200 .473
P. Alvarez 3B PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 21 4 3 2 5 1 4 .190 .217 .571 .789
J. Harrison 3B PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 11 1 0 0 1 1 5 .091 .231 .091 .322
T. Ishikawa 1B PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 19 2 0 0 0 0 5 .105 .105 .105 .211
S. Marte OF PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 13 3 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .286 .231 .516
A. Ramirez 3B PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
J. Hammel 10 2 1 1 1 1 1 .200 .333 .500 .833
D. Ortiz DH BOS @ BAL
7:05PM
U. Jimenez 15 2 1 1 2 4 3 .133 .316 .333 .649
C. Asche 3B PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
S. Strasburg 16 4 1 0 0 0 6 .250 .250 .313 .563
R. Howard 1B PHI vs WAS
7:05PM
S. Strasburg 25 5 1 0 2 2 10 .200 .259 .240 .499
B. Zobrist 2B KC @ CLE
7:10PM
J. Tomlin 13 1 1 0 0 2 3 .077 .200 .154 .354
D. Gordon 2B MIA @ NYM
7:10PM
J. deGrom 12 3 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500
C. Yelich OF MIA @ NYM
7:10PM
J. deGrom 16 4 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .313 .563
L. Duda 1B NYM vs MIA
7:10PM
T. Koehler 24 3 2 0 2 6 6 .125 .300 .208 .508
K. Johnson 3B NYM vs MIA
7:10PM
T. Koehler 10 2 0 0 2 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400
E. Young Jr. OF NYM vs MIA
7:10PM
T. Koehler 12 1 1 0 0 2 1 .083 .214 .167 .381
S. Drew SS NYY @ TB
7:10PM
J. Odorizzi 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .182 .273
C. Headley 3B NYY @ TB
7:10PM
J. Odorizzi 13 2 0 0 0 1 4 .154 .214 .154 .368
K. Kiermaier OF TB vs NYY
7:10PM
A. Warren 10 2 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400
C. Rasmus OF HOU @ TEX
8:05PM
D. Holland 10 2 2 1 1 0 1 .200 .200 .600 .800
A. Avila C DET @ MIN
8:10PM
P. Hughes 17 3 1 1 2 0 7 .176 .176 .353 .529
A. Gose OF DET @ MIN
8:10PM
P. Hughes 11 1 0 0 0 3 4 .091 .286 .091 .377
R. Braun OF MIL vs STL
8:10PM
C. Martinez 10 2 0 0 1 1 4 .200 .273 .200 .473
T. Hunter OF MIN vs DET
8:10PM
A. Simon 10 1 1 0 2 1 3 .100 .231 .200 .431
J. Mauer 1B MIN vs DET
8:10PM
A. Simon 11 2 1 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .273 .455
C. Owings SS ARI vs SD
9:40PM
T. Ross 17 3 1 0 1 1 3 .176 .222 .294 .516
A. Pollock OF ARI vs SD
9:40PM
T. Ross 15 2 0 0 1 3 1 .133 .278 .133 .411
A. Amarista 2B SD @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Chacin 10 2 1 0 1 1 0 .200 .273 .400 .673
J. Upton OF SD @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Chacin 16 1 1 0 1 3 10 .063 .211 .125 .336
K. Calhoun OF LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 26 2 1 0 0 2 9 .077 .143 .115 .258
C. Cron 1B LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 11 1 0 0 0 1 6 .091 .231 .091 .322
D. Freese 3B LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 16 0 0 0 0 3 8 .000 .158 .000 .158
C. Iannetta C LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 26 2 1 1 1 4 10 .077 .200 .192 .392
M. Joyce OF LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 27 3 2 1 1 3 8 .111 .200 .259 .459
E. Navarro 1B LAA @ SEA
10:10PM
F. Hernandez 12 1 0 0 1 1 2 .083 .154 .083 .237
Cold Pitcher Matchups – September 15, 2015
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Gerrit Cole PIT vs CHC
1:35PM
70 22 3 1 9 8 19 .314 .385 .396 .781
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL vs BOS
7:05PM
105 32 9 3 15 16 28 .305 .402 .449 .851
Mark Buehrle TOR @ ATL
7:10PM
139 53 11 2 17 17 17 .381 .453 .488 .941
Adam Warren NYY @ TB
7:10PM
113 36 12 5 19 5 23 .319 .347 .520 .867
Josh Tomlin CLE vs KC
7:10PM
144 47 20 4 18 7 25 .326 .360 .561 .920
Jake Odorizzi TB vs NYY
7:10PM
118 33 14 7 19 8 22 .280 .328 .529 .857
Alfredo Simon DET @ MIN
8:10PM
68 21 10 2 11 3 12 .309 .346 .530 .876


Recommended Pickup
Corey Seager, SS, LAD – Any discussion of Seager after his call-up included the caveat of limited playing time, but Jimmy Rollins’ hand injury has allowed Seager to play every day, and the results have been sparkling so far – following Monday’s 2-for-3 effort, he’s now hitting .432 with six doubles, a homer, two steals, seven RBI and nine runs in his first 11 big-league games. Rollins’ return doesn’t appear to be imminent, so why not roll the kid out while he’s got a hot bat?

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SS: Corey Seager, LAD ($3,600)
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