Monday Lineup Card: Reddick's Red Hot

Monday Lineup Card: Reddick's Red Hot

This article is part of our The Lineup Card series.

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

Padres (Aaron Harang – R) at Phillies (Cliff Lee – L), 1:05
Angels (Dan Haren – R) at Indians (Fausto Carmona – R), 7:05
Mariners (Jason Vargas – L) at Yankees (Freddy Garcia – R), 7:05
Royals (Kyle Davies – R) at Red Sox (Jon Lester – L), 7:10
Mets (R.A. Dickey – R) at Reds (Mike Leake – R), 7:10
Pirates (James McDonald – R) at Braves (Tim Hudson – R), 7:10
Twins (Nick Blackburn- R) at Rangers (Derek Holland – L), 8:05
Tigers (Duane Below – L) at White Sox (Mark Buehrle – L), 8:10
Astros (J.A. Happ – L) at Cardinals (Kyle McClellan – R), 8:15
Rays (Jeremy Hellickson – R) at Athletics (Guillermo Moscoso – R), 10:05
Rockies (Juan Nicasio – R) at Dodgers (Rubby De La Rosa – R), 10:10

Day game after a night game: None

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

Day-to-Day
Chone Figgins, 2B, SEA – (Personal) Scratched Sunday due to a "personal emergency."
J.D. Drew, OF, BOS – (Shoulder) Expected to be placed on DL Monday.
Kelly Johnson, 2B, ARZ – (Calf) Not in Saturday's or Sunday's lineup
Jay Bruce, OF, CIN – (Head) Returned to Reds lineup Sunday night.
Jordan Schafer, OF, ATL – (Finger) Did not start Sunday.
Orlando Hudson, 2B, SD – (Head) Was not in Sunday's lineup but available to play.
Gerardo Parra, OF, ARZ – (Wrist) Was not in Sunday's lineup after being hit by pitch Saturday.
Alex Presley, OF, PIT – (Thumb) May be heading to DL Monday.
Angel Pagan, OF, NYM – (Illness) Left Sunday's game with dehydration.
Geoff Blum, SS, ARZ – (Finger) Fractured pinky Sunday; looks like he may head to DL.

Players on the DL
Alex White, P, CLE – (Finger) Will throw a one- or two-inning simulated game Monday.
Clay Buchholz, P, BOS – (Back) Will throw off a mound before Monday's game.
Jed Lowrie, SS, BOS – (Shoulder) Increasing his conditioning but at least two weeks away from returning.
J.J. Putz, P, ARZ – (Elbow) Could be activated as soon as Tuesday.
Jonathan Sanchez, P, SF – (Biceps) Will be reevaluated after next rehab start; very good outing Friday, says he is ready to return.
Scott Rolen, 3B, CIN – (Shoulder) Says he won't need surgery or cortisone shots.
Jose Contreras, P, PHI – (Elbow) Received injection; won't be ready to throw for a while but still targeting mid-August return.
Roy Oswalt, P, PHI – (Back) Will make first rehab start at Triple-A Wednesday.
Johan Santana, P, NYM – (Shoulder) Threw bullpen session Sunday; if he feels good Monday, look for him to start rehab assignment.
Chipper Jones, 3B, ATL – (Knee) Looks like he will be activated Monday.
Jose Tabata, OF, PIT – (Quadriceps) Taking a break from rehab.
Placido Polanco, 3B, PHI – (Back) Could begin rehab Wednesday.

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

Placed on the DL (15-day DL unless otherwise noted)
Zack Cozart, SS, CIN

Called Up
Jose Ceda, SS, FLA
Paul Janish, SS, CIN

Released
Wily Mo Pena, OF, AZ

Closer Watch - A closer look at intriguing ninth-inning situations (also check out our Closer Grid)

Baltimore – One day after Kevin Gregg allowed four unearned runs, he gave up a double but retired three other Angels without any damage Saturday.

Philadelphia – Ryan Madson closed out Saturday's game while Antonio Bastardo picked up Sunday's save. He may have gotten the chance because Madson had pitched two days in a row.

Tampa Bay – Kyle Farnsworth is in no danger of losing his job after blowing a one-run save opportunity Saturday.

Toronto – The Blue Jays went to Marc Rzepczynski start the ninth inning with a one-run lead in Saturday's game. He did not retire a batter and put two runners on. Those two runners – the tying run and the winning run – crossed the plate on Jon Rauch's watch. Rauch retired two batters but walked one and gave up the game-winning hit.

KEY MATCHUPS: HOT

Hot Batter MatchupsAt-BatsAVGHRXBHRBIBBKSLGOBPOPS
Ryan Howard - 1BPHI vs SD
7/25 1:05 PM
Aaron Harang5-18.27834645.833.4091.242
Chase Utley - 2BPHI vs SD
7/25 1:05 PM
Aaron Harang9-20.45015521.800.5001.300
Robinson Cano - 2BNYY vs SEA
7/25 7:05 PM
Jason Vargas7-10.70002200.900.7001.600
Ichiro Suzuki - OFSEA @ NYY
7/25 7:05 PM
Freddy Garcia10-27.37014230.593.4331.026
Carl Crawford - OFBOS vs KC
7/25 7:10 PM
Kyle Davies3-10.30011222.600.4171.017
Marco Scutaro - SSBOS vs KC
7/25 7:10 PM
Kyle Davies7-13.538232121.077.5711.648
Melky Cabrera - OFKC @ BOS
7/25 7:10 PM
Jon Lester7-18.38901214.444.421.865
David Murphy - OFTEX vs MIN
7/25 8:05 PM
Nick Blackburn4-11.36402211.636.4171.053
Victor Martinez - CDET @ CWS
7/25 8:10 PM
Mark Buehrle22-66.333461226.545.348.893
Magglio Ordonez - OFDET @ CWS
7/25 8:10 PM
Mark Buehrle16-35.45724525.686.4861.172
Ryan Raburn - OFDET @ CWS
7/25 8:10 PM
Mark Buehrle6-23.26124322.609.320.929
Hunter Pence - OFHOU @ STL
7/25 8:15 PM
Kyle McClellan6-13.46200211.462.500.962
Albert Pujols - 1BSTL vs HOU
7/25 8:15 PM
J.A. Happ4-12.33312310.667.3851.052
 
Hot Pitcher MatchupsAt-BatsOpp
AVG
HR
Allow
XBH
Allow
RBI
Allow
BBKOpp
SLG
Opp
OBP
Opp
OPS
Dan HarenLAA @ CLE
7/25 7:05 PM
Indians Batters19-109.174195926.271.243.514

 

KEY MATCHUPS: COLD

Cold Batter MatchupsAt-BatsAVGHRXBHRBIBBKSLGOBPOPS
Brian Schneider - CPHI vs SD
7/25 1:05 PM
Aaron Harang2-11.18201012.273.250.523
Asdrubal Cabrera - SSCLE vs LAA
7/25 7:05 PM
Dan Haren1-14.07100004.071.071.142
Torii Hunter - OFLAA @ CLE
7/25 7:05 PM
Fausto Carmona5-31.161002110.161.206.367
Howie Kendrick - 2BLAA @ CLE
7/25 7:05 PM
Fausto Carmona2-11.18200003.182.250.432
Vernon Wells - OFLAA @ CLE
7/25 7:05 PM
Fausto Carmona3-15.20000323.200.333.533
Derek Jeter - SSNYY vs SEA
7/25 7:05 PM
Jason Vargas2-10.20000000.200.200.400
Josh Bard - CSEA @ NYY
7/25 7:05 PM
Freddy Garcia1-10.10000002.100.100.200
Jack Wilson - SSSEA @ NYY
7/25 7:05 PM
Freddy Garcia2-11.18200000.182.182.364
Lyle Overbay - 1BPIT @ ATL
7/25 7:10 PM
Tim Hudson2-10.20000311.200.273.473
Miguel Cabrera - 1BDET @ CWS
7/25 8:10 PM
Mark Buehrle2-20.10000111.100.143.243
Ramon Santiago - SSDET @ CWS
7/25 8:10 PM
Mark Buehrle2-11.18201114.273.250.523
 
Cold Pitcher MatchupsAt-BatsOpp
AVG
HR
Allow
XBH
Allow
RBI
Allow
BBKOpp
SLG
Opp
OBP
Opp
OPS
Aaron HarangSD @ Phi
7/25 1:05 PM
Phillies Batters37-125.296515121224.521.358.879
Jason VargasSEA @ NYY
7/25 7:05 PM
Yankees Batters24-68.35316738.467.375.842
Nick BlackburnMIN @ Tex
7/25 8:05 PM
Rangers Batters28-75.373261349.526.405.931
Mark BuehrleCWS vs Det
7/25 8:10 PM
Tigers Batters93-301.3091031371939.489.349.837
 

***For a deeper look at the matchups please consult the new Batter v. Pitcher tool in the left hand menu.***

Recommended Pickup

Josh Reddick, OF, BOS – Reddick has received everyday at-bats since the All-Star break, a trend that should continue with J.D. Drew likely headed for the DL Monday. Now is the time to make a move on Reddick, who added to his .356/.408/.622 line with a 2-for-5 day Sunday. The Red Sox are not batting him in a premium position in the lineup, but that has not stopped Reddick from producing. Give him a shot if you are in need of some outfield help.

Other recent recommendations:Desmond Jennings, Edward Mujica, Cameron Maybin, Travis Snider, Jose Altuve, Joe Nathan

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Draft Street Lineup

C – Joe Mauer, MIN ($4,564)
1B – Adrian Gonzalez, BOS ($7,528)
2B – Robinson Cano, NYY ($7,445)
3B – David Freese, STL ($4,931)
SS – Marco Scutaro, BOS ($5,135)
OF – Matt Holliday, STL ($7,065)
OF – Matt Kemp, LAD ($8,181)
OF – Curtis Granderson, NYY ($7,344)
UTIL – Nick Swisher, NYY ($6,226)
UTIL – Josh Hamilton, TEX ($10,320)
SP – Dan Haren, LAA ($12,137)
SP – Jeremy Hellickson, TB ($11,617)
RP – Joe Nathan, MIN ($1,500)
P – Kyle McClellan, STL ($5,595)

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