Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road

Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road

This article is part of our The Lineup Card series.

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

Blue Jays (Drew Hutchison – R) at Orioles (Ubaldo Jimenez – R), 7:05
Red Sox (Anthony Ranaudo – R) at Pirates (Charlie Morton – R), 7:05
Marlins (Nathan Eovaldi – R) at Mets (Bartolo Colon – R), 7:10
Nationals (Tanner Roark – R) at Braves (Aaron Harang – R), 7:10
Yankees (Michael Pineda – R) at Rays (Jake Odorizzi – R), 7:10
Reds (Johnny Cueto – R) at Cubs (Jake Arrieta – R), 8:05
White Sox (Chris Bassitt – R) at Royals (Liam Hendriks – R), 8:10
Tigers (Rick Porcello – R) at Twins (Ricky Nolasco – R), 8:10
Indians (Corey Kluber – R) at Astros (Nick Tropeano – R), 8:10
Brewers (Wily Peralta – R) at Cardinals (Lance Lynn – R), 8:15
Dodgers (Dan Haren – R) at Rockies (Tyler Matzek – L), 8:40
Giants (Jake Peavy – R) at Diamondbacks (Josh Collmenter – R), 9:40
Mariners (Roenis Elias – L) at Angels (Cory Rasmus – R), 10:05
Rangers (Nick Tepesch – R) at Athletics (Scott Kazmir – L), 10:05
Phillies (A.J. Burnett – R) at Padres (Ian Kennedy – R), 10:10

Day Game After Night Game: None

Injuries

Day-to-Day

Bryce Harper, OF, WAS (illness) – Had to leave Monday's game due to sickness
Albert Pujols, 1B, LAA (hamstring) – Left Monday with cramp
Hyun-Jin Ryu, SP, LAD (shoulder) – Won't make another start in the regular season
Evan Gattis, C, ATL (illness) – Out again Monday; hasn't played since Sept. 7
Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF (hip) – Playing through ailment successfully so far
Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL (ribs) – Sidelined Monday after leaving Sunday's game
Angel Pagan, OF, SF (back) – Scratched with stiffness Monday
Josh Hamilton, OF, LAA (shoulder) – Could return as DH as soon as Wednesday
Collin McHugh, SP, HOU (forearm) – Left Monday's game, but not expected to miss time
Mike Morse, OF, SF (oblique) – Took BP Monday, but didn't look ready
Matt Adams, 1B, STL (oblique) – Out Sunday due to lingering injury
David Peralta, OF, ARI (back) – Out again Monday, but expected back in a few days
Matt Shoemaker, SP, LAA (ribs) – Removed from Monday's game
Tommy Milone, SP, MIN (neck) – Has inflammation, but could still pitch again this year
Derek Norris, C, OAK (hip) – Issue is affecting his play
Geovany Soto, C, OAK (back) – Reportedly feeling better after leaving Friday's game
Stephen Vogt, C, OAK (ankle) – Not expected to be available Tuesday
Oswaldo Arcia, OF, MIN (back) – Left Monday's game with injury
Alex Avila, C, DET (head) – Out of Monday's lineup after taking pitch to mask Sunday
Jake Lamb, 3B, ARI (quad) – Out the last three days
Dustin Ackley, 2B, SEA (ankle) – Not close to full capacity; out since Sept. 6
Ryan Raburn, OF, CLE (knee) – Likely headed for MRI; season could be done
Francisco Cervelli, C, NYY (head) – Pain-free; taking BP and catching bullpens
Vic Black, RP, NYM (shoulder) – Mild rotator cuff strain; could be done for the year

Players on the DL

Matt Harvey, SP, NYM (elbow) – Threw for last time this season in Monday sim game
Masahiro Tanaka, SP, NYY (elbow) – Five scoreless in instructional game Monday
Joey Votto, 1B, CIN (quad) – Took some hacks in the cage Sunday
George Springer, OF, HOU (quad) – Ran bases over the weekend, but return unclear
Danny Duffy, SP, KC (shoulder) – Throwing a sim game Tuesday
Charlie Morton, SP, PIT (hernia) – Starting Tuesday; pitching for his rotation spot
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS (hamstring) – Could return as bench player in final weeks
Jake Smolinski, OF, TEX (foot) – Traveling with the team; close to returning
Edwin Jackson, SP, CHC (back) – Will pitch a sim game, then return to the team

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

Activated from DL
Brandon Belt, 1B, SF

Called Up
Nick Franklin, 2B, TB
Alex Colome, RP, TB
Cristhian Adames, SS, COL
Bobby Wilson, C, ARI
Andrew Chafin, SP, ARI
Nick Ahmed, SS, ARI
C.J. Riefenhauser, RP, TB

Closer Watch

Nationals – The Nats gave Rafael Soriano a test run with a 4-0 lead in the ninth Monday, but he gave up two doubles and a walk to make things close, so Drew Storen came on, gave up an RBI single to score a second run charged to Soriano, but then got the final out for his sixth save. A night like this makes it even more likely that Soriano isn't going to find his way back into the role this season.

White Sox – Jake Petricka was stuck with a blown save and a loss Monday, serving up a pair of runs on three this against the Royals. He now owns five blown saves to go with 13 successful ones, and though he gave up runs for the first time in seven outings, a couple late-August implosions mean he's allowed seven earned runs on 11 hits and three walks in his last 8.1 innings. However, the White Sox really don't have anyone else pitching well enough to take his job away.

Tigers – Joe Nathan got the day off Monday, and so Joakim Soria came on for his first save as a Tiger, pitching around a hit for a scoreless ninth. However, Nathan's expected to be right back in the saddle Tuesday.

Hot Batter Matchups – September 16, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
A. Craig1BBOS @ PIT
7:05PM
C. Morton241120334.458.536.5421.077
E. Encarnacion1BTOR @ BAL
7:05PM
U. Jimenez19531232.263.364.526.890
C. RasmusOFTOR @ BAL
7:05PM
U. Jimenez271071228.370.414.7411.155
F. Freeman1BATL vs WAS
7:10PM
T. Roark12520002.417.462.5831.045
D. Murphy2BNYM vs MIA
7:10PM
N. Eovaldi14531211.357.375.7141.089
Y. EscobarSSTB vs NYY
7:10PM
M. Pineda12632521.500.5711.0831.655
D. Espinosa2BWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang10500003.500.500.5001.000
K. Frandsen2BWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang13710001.538.538.6151.154
B. HarperOFWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang14620013.429.467.6431.110
A. LaRoche1BWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang421085857.238.313.667.979
B. Dozier2BMIN vs DET
8:10PM
R. Porcello18522612.278.316.611.927
T. Plouffe3BMIN vs DET
8:10PM
R. Porcello19531322.263.333.526.860
L. Overbay1BMIL @ STL
8:15PM
J. Lackey361360634.361.400.528.928
M. Carpenter3BSTL vs MIL
8:15PM
W. Peralta18821242.444.545.6671.212
M. HollidayOFSTL vs MIL
8:15PM
W. Peralta18822512.444.524.7781.302
M. MonteroCARI vs SF
9:40PM
J. Peavy20631346.300.417.550.967
B. PoseyCSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter14932720.643.6881.1431.830
A. Rosales2BTEX @ OAK
10:05PM
S. Kazmir11611301.545.545.8181.364
M. ByrdOFPHI @ SD
10:10PM
I. Kennedy18522713.278.300.611.911
C. Utley2BPHI @ SD
10:10PM
I. Kennedy14521212.357.400.6431.043
W. VenableOFSD vs PHI
10:10PM
A. Burnett16732403.438.412.8751.287
Hot Pitcher Matchups – September 16, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Drew HutchisonTOR @ BAL
7:05PM
10618715528.170.211.254.464
Tanner RoarkWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
8518416717.212.282.273.555
Johnny CuetoCIN @ CHC
8:05PM
6913636615.188.263.368.631
Jake PeavySF @ ARI
9:40PM
7114727727.197.269.374.643
Josh CollmenterARI vs SF
9:40PM
122277313924.221.280.342.622
Cold Batter Matchups – September 16, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Matchup Stats
Batter
Pos
Game
Pitcher
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
N. CruzOFBAL vs TOR
7:05PM
D. Hutchison15210005.133.133.200.333
J. HardySSBAL vs TOR
7:05PM
D. Hutchison16320013.188.235.313.548
A. JonesOFBAL vs TOR
7:05PM
D. Hutchison18300003.167.167.167.333
J. BautistaOFTOR @ BAL
7:05PM
U. Jimenez24210024.083.154.125.279
E. GattisCATL vs WAS
7:10PM
T. Roark10200113.200.273.200.473
B. UptonOFATL vs WAS
7:10PM
T. Roark12200005.167.167.167.333
J. UptonOFATL vs WAS
7:10PM
T. Roark10200124.200.385.200.585
L. DudaOFNYM vs MIA
7:10PM
N. Eovaldi11200004.182.182.182.364
R. TejadaSSNYM vs MIA
7:10PM
N. Eovaldi10200021.200.333.200.533
A. CabreraSSWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang11200011.182.308.182.490
I. DesmondSSWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang16200004.125.125.125.250
S. HairstonOFWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang10210014.200.273.300.573
J. WerthOFWAS @ ATL
7:10PM
A. Harang253211211.120.185.320.505
W. CastilloCCHC vs CIN
8:05PM
J. Cueto11200014.182.250.182.432
C. CoghlanOFCHC vs CIN
8:05PM
J. Cueto11211111.182.308.455.762
A. Rizzo1BCHC vs CIN
8:05PM
J. Cueto18221105.111.111.333.444
L. Valbuena3BCHC vs CIN
8:05PM
J. Cueto17320221.176.263.294.557
M. Adams1BSTL vs MIL
8:15PM
W. Peralta14200113.143.200.143.343
J. PeraltaSSSTL vs MIL
8:15PM
W. Peralta11200012.182.250.182.432
K. Wong2BSTL vs MIL
8:15PM
W. Peralta12200114.167.231.167.397
M. CuddyerOFCOL vs LAD
8:40PM
D. Haren295113111.172.200.276.476
B. Belt1BSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter13200001.154.154.154.308
G. BlancoOFSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter13210024.154.267.231.497
B. CrawfordSSSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter20410104.200.200.250.450
H. PenceOFSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter21311208.143.143.286.429
P. Sandoval3BSF @ ARI
9:40PM
J. Collmenter18310323.167.286.278.563
R. Howard1BPHI @ SD
10:10PM
I. Kennedy15200004.133.133.133.267
C. RuizCPHI @ SD
10:10PM
I. Kennedy10210020.200.333.300.633
A. Amarista2BSD vs PHI
10:10PM
A. Burnett12210022.167.333.250.583
Cold Pitcher Matchups – September 16, 2014
Matchup Info
Career Stats Allowed To Batters On Opposing Team
Pitcher
Game
AB
H
XBH
HR
RBI
BB
K
AVG
OBP
SLG
OPS
Rick PorcelloDET @ MIN
8:10PM
12936133181311.279.340.426.767
John LackeySTL vs MIL
8:15PM
1143510215625.307.338.428.767
Dan HarenLAD @ COL
8:40PM
952611514326.274.302.501.803
Scott KazmirOAK vs TEX
10:05PM
8125327519.309.356.393.749
A.J. BurnettPHI @ SD
10:10PM
6920738816.290.376.456.832

Recommended Pickup
Juan Uribe, 3B, LAD – Loss of David Wright giving you the blues? Maybe this Dodger is the cure. Uribe's a spectacularly rare breed – a guy hitting over .300 right now who's probably available in your league. He's been playing most every day and is on an eight-game hitting streak, with five multi-hit games and three homers mixed in there. In short, he's been more helpful than he generally gets credit for. Take advantage.

Other Recent Recommendations:Clay Buchholz, Gregor Blanco, Jose Ramirez, Leonys Martin, Tyler Matzek

DraftKings Value Picks
SP: Wily Peralta, MIL ($7,600)
C: Yan Gomes, CLE ($3,700)
1B: Lucas Duda, NYM ($4,100)
2B: Cory Spangenberg, SD ($3,300)
SS: Ian Desmond, WAS ($4,300)
3B: Aramis Ramirez, MIL ($3,700)
OF: Bryce Harper, WAS ($3,700)

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