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MLB Daily Balk Morning Rundown 5/11


Last Night’s Games  
American  
Seattle 6 Baltimore 7 F/13
Kansas City 1 New York 3
Boston 6 Toronto 7 F/10
Oakland 2 Texas 7
Detroit 10 Minnesota 2
Tampa Bay 4 Cleveland 5
Chicago 2 Los Angeles 6
National  
Los Angeles 10 Pittsburgh 3
Washington 7 Atlanta 6
Philadelphia 1 Florida 2
St. Louis 6 Chicago 4
Cincinnati 7 Houston 3
San Diego 6 Milwaukee 8
New York 4 Colorado 3
Arizona 0 San Francisco 1

 

The Freak dominated again

Best of Yesterday May 10

Top Aces    
Player Team Stats
Tim Lincecum SFG 8 IP, 0 ER, 9 K, 2 BB
Ian Kennedy ARI 8 IP, 0 ER, 8 K, 3 BB
Roy Halladay PHI 8 IP, 2 R/1 ER, 9 K, 2 BB
Homer Bailey CIN 7 IP, 0 ER, 5 K, W (2-0)
Joel Pineiro LAA 7 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 5 K, 1 BB, W (2-0)

 

Hitting Heroes    
Player Team Stats
Adrian Gonzalez BOS 3-6, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R
Andrew McCutchen PIT 3-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R
Matt Kemp LAD 2-4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R
JJ Hardy BAL 4-5, HR, RBI, R
Victor Martinez DET 3-4, 4 RBI, 2 R

   

What Happened (!!)Yesterday?

Jimmy Rollins for the Phillies: 1-5, 11 pitches seen, E-6 in 8th

Facing one of the best pitchers in the National League, Rollins refused to work the count against Josh Johnson and only saw 11 pitches in 5 mediocre at-bats. In addition, Rollins committed the error in the 8th inning that led to the game winning run for the Marlins. Overall, it wasn’t one of J-Roll’s best games.

 

AL News/Notes

Francisco Liriano followed up his no-hitter by being ineffective and leaving the Twins game against the Tigers after only 3 innings. The official word is that Liriano was ill, but it could just as much been that manager Ron Gardenhire was sick of watching him struggle again.

Tommy Hunter’s rehab took a setback as the Rangers‘ pitcher suffered a Grade 1 groin strain and will be unavailable to restart his rehab for 3 more weeks.

  

NL News/Notes

Ike Davis left Tuesday’s game for Mets and was diagnosed with a strained left calf.

Geovany Soto left the game for the Cubs on Tuesday with a left groin strain. He’s going to have a MRI today.

Andres Torres and Mark DeRosa returned to the Giants’ lineup on Tuesday night. Miguel Tejeda sat for the returning DeRosa.

Tony LaRussa will miss the remaining 5 games of the Cardinals‘ roadtrip as he recovers from shingles.

Jason Heyward left the Braves game with numbness in his right hand. He was already scheduled for a MRI on Thursday for his shoulder.

 

Streaks of the Day

  • Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury extended his hitting streak to 19 games
  • Astros Hunter Pence extended his hitting streak to 14 games

 

Top Wednesday Matchups

2:05 EDT Athletics (Gonzalez 4-2, 2.68) at Rangers (Harrison 3-4, 4.35)

7:05 EDT Rays (Price 4-3, 3.26) at Indians (Carrasco 1-1, 4.97)

7:10 EDT Phillies (Lee 2-3, 3.69) at Marlins (Nolasco 3-0, 3.23)

10:05 EDT White Sox (Peavy 2011 Debut) at Angels (Chatwood 2-1, 4.08)

 

Yesterday’s Balks: 0

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