Sunday Lineup Card: Sister Christian, Oh The Time Has Come

Sunday Lineup Card: Sister Christian, Oh The Time Has Come

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Sunday's Starters
White Sox (Philip Humber -- R) at Tigers (Jacob Turner -- R), 1:05
Dodgers (Nathan Eovaldi -- R) at Mets (Jon Niese -- L), 1:10
Brewers (Mike Fiers -- R) at Reds (Johnny Cueto -- R), 1:10
Braves (Jair Jurrjens -- R) at Nationals (Ross Detwiler -- L), 1:35
Marlins (Anibal Sanchez -- R) at Pirates (Jeff Karstens -- R), 1:35
Giants (Barry Zito -- L) at Phillies (Joe Blanton -- R), 1:35
Blue Jays (Henderson Alvarez -- R) at Red Sox (Jon Lester -- L), 1:35
Mariners (Blake Beavan -- R) at Rays (Matt Moore -- L), 1:40
Twins (Sam Deduno -- R) at Royals (Jeremy Guthrie -- R), 2:10
Cubs (Travis Wood -- L) at Cardinals (Lance Lynn -- R), 2:15
Orioles (Zach Britton -- L) at Indians (Josh Tomlin -- R), 3:05
Rockies (Christian Friedrich -- L) at Padres (Ross Ohlendorf -- R), 4:05
Yankees (CC Sabathia -- L) at Athletics (Bartolo Colon -- R), 4:05
Astros (Jordan Lyles -- R) at Diamondbacks (Josh Collmenter -- R), 4:10
Rangers (Matt Harrison -- L) at Angels (Dan Haren -- R). 8:00

Day Game After Night Game:


Mike Aviles, 2B, BOS -- (Toe) Didn't play Saturday because of a minor turf toe situation.
Justin Morneau, 1B, MIN -- (Personal) On paternity leave.
Trevor Plouffe, SS, MIN -- (Thumb) Left Friday's game after jamming thumb in at-bat.
Nick Swisher, OF, NYY -- (Hip) Hopes to be back Sunday, but may take longer.
Colby Lewis, P, TEX -- (Forearm) Didn't throw Saturday and will be reevaluated Sunday.
Wilin Rosario, C, COL -- (Ankle) Missed Saturday's game and could miss additional games.
A.J. Ellis, C, LAD -- (Knee) Negative MRI means he could return Sunday.
Hanley Ramirez, SS, MIA -- (Hand) Only eligible to pinch-run on Saturday.
Bryce Harper, OF, WAS -- (Ankle) Was removed from Saturday's game as a precautionary measure and sat out second game of doubleheader.

Disabled List
Brent Morel, 3B, CHW -- (Back) O.K. with reserve role when he returns.
Joba Chamberlain, P, NYY -- (Ankle/Elbow) Could return before the end of July.
Andy Pettitte, P, NYY -- (Fibula) X-ray next week will determine health of bone.
Luke Scott, DH, TB -- (Oblique) Should be able to return when eligible.
Neftali Feliz, P, TEX -- (Elbow) Looked poor in second rehab start.
Mitch Moreland, 1B, TEX -- (Hamstring) Could return by next weekend.
Koji Uehara, P, TEX -- (Ribs) Will need rehab assignment before returning.
Jose Bautista, 3B, TOR -- (Wrist) Healing well enough to possibly be back when he is eligible on August 2.
Matt Diaz, OF, ATL -- (Thumb) Injury considered serious, but hopes to avoid surgery.
Shaun Marcum, P, MIL -- (Elbow) No discomfort after throwing Saturday.
Laynce Nix, OF, PHI -- (Calf) Could return Sunday.


Placed on DL
Luke Scott, DH, TB (retroactive 7/21)
Jason Frasor, P, TOR (retroactive 7/21)
Matt Diaz, OF, ATL (retroactive 7/21)
Johan Santana, P, NYM (retroactive 7/21)
Johnny Venters, P, ATL (retroactive 7/21)
Jason Frasor, P, TOR (retroactive 7/17)
Juan Cruz, P, PIT (retroactive 7/18)

Activated from DL
Jesse Crain, P, CHW
Takashi Saito, P, ARZ

Activated from Restricted List
Yorvit Torrealba, C, TEX

Optioned to Triple-A & Other Demotions
Xavier Nady, OF, WAS (designated for assignment)
Luis Martinez, C, TEX (optioned to Triple-A)
Brian Omogrosso, P, CHW (optioned to Triple-A)
Jonathan Albaladejo, P, ARZ

Called Up
Jeremy Hefner, P, NYM
John Lannan, P, WAS
Randall Delgado, P, ATL
Chris Parmelee, 1B, MIN
Evan Meek, P, PIT

Will Ohman, P, CIN

Roberto Hernandez (formerly Fausto Carmona), P, CLE -- Eligible to return August 11.

Claimed Off Waivers
Mark Hamburger, P, HOU (claimed from SD)

Brett Myers, P (from HOU to CHW)
Matthew Heidenreich, P (from CHW to HOU)
Blair Walters, P (from CHW to HOU)

Closer Watch
Nationals -- Tyler Clippard blew his third save of the season Friday when he entered the ninth with a one-run lead against the Braves. Clippard not only gave up the lead, but also put his team down a run when a Michael Bourn triple allowed Dan Uggla and Paul Janish to score. Friday happened to be Clippard's third appearance in a row that he has given up at least two runs, and has seen his ERA jump from an impressive 1.83 to an average 3.19. If Clippard's next appearance isn't spotless, Davey Johnson will have to start to reconsidering his ninth inning options.

Braves -- The normally unhittable Craig Kimbrel gave up a home run to Danny Espinosa in the ninth inning Friday after his team established a one-run lead in the ninth after falling behind 9-0 in the fifth. Chad Durbin came into the game in the eleventh with his team up a run again, and did the job Kimbrel normally does so well. The Espinosa homer should be consider just a blip on the radar of what has been another great season for Kimbrel.

Twins -- With a one-run lead in the eleventh inning, Glen Perkins was given the opportunity to get his fifth save of the season, and he did so while only giving up one hit. It does seem that the Twinkies are going with a closer by committee approach as Jared Burton has also been called upon to finish up games. The fact that the Twins are not winning that many games this year means that even if either Perkins or Burton establishes himself as the full-time closer, it wouldn't mean much because they are rarely in need of one.


Corey Hart - OFMIL @ CIN
7/22 1:10 PM
Johnny Cueto6-21.28633306.714.3481.062
Aramis Ramirez - 3BMIL @ CIN
7/22 1:10 PM
Johnny Cueto5-21.23823454.571.4291.000
Placido Polanco - 3BPHI vs SF
7/22 1:35 PM
Barry Zito12-16.75001110.813.7781.591
Jimmy Rollins - SSPHI vs SF
7/22 1:35 PM
Barry Zito6-16.37511301.563.375.938
Chase Utley - 2BPHI vs SF
7/22 1:35 PM
Barry Zito4-11.36402101.545.364.909
Angel Pagan - OFSF @ PHI
7/22 1:35 PM
Joe Blanton6-12.500224001.000.5001.500
Justin Morneau - 1BMIN @ KC
7/22 2:10 PM
Jeremy Guthrie4-12.33323403.917.3331.250
Wilson Betemit - 3BBAL @ CLE
7/22 3:05 PM
Josh Tomlin6-13.462244221.077.5001.577
Carlos Gonzalez - OFCOL @ SD
7/22 4:05 PM
Ross Ohlendorf4-11.36412101.818.3641.182
Derek Jeter - SSNYY @ OAK
7/22 4:05 PM
Bartolo Colon9-18.50013414.833.5261.359
Alex Rodriguez - 3BNYY @ OAK
7/22 4:05 PM
Bartolo Colon12-21.5716814231.524.5602.084
Mark Teixeira - 1BNYY @ OAK
7/22 4:05 PM
Bartolo Colon8-32.25024748.500.351.851
Kurt Suzuki - COAK vs NYY
7/22 4:05 PM
CC Sabathia5-24.20834825.625.269.894
Adrian Beltre - 3BTEX @ LAA
7/22 8:05 PM
Dan Haren19-43.44229768.767.5101.277
Hot Pitcher MatchupsAt-BatsOpp
Jon LesterBOS vs TOR
7/22 1:35 PM
Blue Jays Batters11-63.174022522.211.235.447
Jair JurrjensATL @ WAS
7/22 1:35 PM
Nationals Batters14-60.233134313.327.270.597
CC SabathiaNYY @ OAK
7/22 4:05 PM
Athletics Batters21-117.18047121433.304.283.588



Rickie Weeks - 2BMIL @ CIN
7/22 1:10 PM
Johnny Cueto3-15.20001134.333.333.666
Hunter Pence - OFPHI vs SF
7/22 1:35 PM
Barry Zito3-15.20001123.267.294.561
Ryan Theriot - SSSF @ PHI
7/22 1:35 PM
Joe Blanton2-15.13300024.133.235.368
Adam Lind - 1BTOR @ BOS
7/22 1:35 PM
Jon Lester3-17.17601018.235.222.457
Alexi Casilla - SSMIN @ KC
7/22 2:10 PM
Jeremy Guthrie3-12.25000001.250.250.500
Eric Chavez - 3BNYY @ OAK
7/22 4:05 PM
Bartolo Colon2-17.11801012.176.167.343
Coco Crisp - OFOAK vs NYY
7/22 4:05 PM
CC Sabathia3-16.18800026.188.278.466
Jonny Gomes - OFOAK vs NYY
7/22 4:05 PM
CC Sabathia3-16.18801126.250.316.566
Brandon Inge - 3BOAK vs NYY
7/22 4:05 PM
CC Sabathia10-56.179123714.250.292.542
Alberto Callaspo - 3BLAA vs TEX
7/22 8:05 PM
Matt Harrison3-14.21400010.214.267.481
Torii Hunter - OFLAA vs TEX
7/22 8:05 PM
Matt Harrison1-10.10011332.400.308.708
Cold Pitcher MatchupsAt-BatsOpp
Johnny CuetoCIN vs Mil
7/22 1:10 PM
Brewers Batters24-90.267511111018.518.360.878
Barry ZitoSF @ Phi
7/22 1:35 PM
Phillies Batters36-100.360179813.443.415.858
Bartolo ColonOAK vs NYY
7/22 4:05 PM
Yankees Batters58-164.3541123391530.639.4031.042
Dan HarenLAA vs Tex
7/22 8:05 PM
Rangers Batters48-152.316416201226.489.373.862

Recommended Pickup

Christian Friedrich, P, COL -- Coors Field has not been kind to Friedrich so far this year as the Rockies rookie starter has a 8.23 ERA at the hitter-friendly confines. On the other hand, Friedrich has found some success on the road, and lucky for him there aren't many more pitcher-friendly parks than the home of the Padres, where he will start on Sunday. Not only does Friedrich hold a 3.79 ERA in road games this year, he also loves to pitch against the Padres, who have struck out 12 times and only scored two earned runs in the 11 innings Friedrich has pitched against them this year. He's worthy of a quick stream option and should produce respectable results.

Other recent recommendations:Jeremy Guthrie, Sergio Romo, Francisco Rodriguez, Anthony Gose and Jacob Turner

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Matt Wieters, C, BAL -- $5,229
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Robinson Cano, 2B, NYY -- $9,920
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS -- $7,247
Jose Reyes, SS, MIA -- $6,734
Carlos Beltran, OF, STL -- $7,742
Andrew McCutchen, OF, PIT -- $11,457
Jay Bruce, OF, CIN -- $5,584
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Josh Collmenter, P, ARZ -- $8,658

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