Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
Danny Salazar Night in the Americas
The Purpose of This Post
The purpose of this post is to announce — such that residents of the Americas (plural) be made aware — to announce that today is Danny Salazar Night in all their respective countries.
Regarding Danny Salzar Night in America, What That Entails
What Danny Salazar Night in the Americas mostly entails is young and hard-throwing right-hander Danny Salazar making a start for Cleveland — in this case, tonight (Monday) at 10:05pm ET against the Los Angeles Angels.
One of the Americas, An Example of It
North. One example of an America is North America.
Another of the Americas, An Example of It
South. A second example of an America is South America.
Not Really an America, Probably
Middle. Middle America is indeed a term that is often employed to describe a certain part of North America — or to describe the cultural values of a certain socioeconomic group within the United States, specifically — but it’s not a discrete land mass, as appears to be the case with continents, generally.
Danny Salazar’s Split-Change, An Example of It
Here’s an example of Danny Salazar’s split-changeup from his most recent start — in this case, at 87 mph for a swinging strike three to Minnesota’s Clete Thomas, after a pair of fastballs at 97 and 96 mph, respectively:
Promotion Watch 2013: Xander Bogaerts
In what is the first, and potentially last ever, edition of Promotion Watch 2013, one finds, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com, that celebrated Boston shortstop/third-base prospect Xander Bogaerts is likely to be called up by the club on Monday. The 20-year-old Bogaerts appeared second overall on Marc Hulet’s midseason top-50 prospect list.
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Today’s Complete Schedule
Here’s the complete schedule for all of today’s games, with our very proprietary watchability (NERD) scores for each one. Pitching probables and game times aggregated from MLB.com and RotoWire. The average NERD Game Score for today is 5.7.
Note: the following table is entirely sortable.
|Dillon Gee||NYN||4||7||4||3||2||MIN||Kyle Gibson||14:10|
|Jeff Manship*||COL||4||7||5||0||6||PHI||Ethan Martin*||19:05|
|David Price||TB||8||10||7||9||5||BAL||Chris Tillman||19:05|
|Randall Delgado||AZ||7||3||5||3||4||CIN||Bronson Arroyo||19:10|
|Hyun-Jin Ryu||LAN||7||3||7||1||10||MIA||Jose Fernandez||19:10|
|J. Zimmermann||WAS||9||3||7||5||8||CHN||Jeff Samardzija||20:05|
|Shelby Miller||STL||9||3||7||4||6||MIL||Marco Estrada||20:10|
|Danny Salazar*||CLE||11||7||8||8||4||LAA||Jered Weaver||22:05|
|Aaron Harang||SEA||3||4||4||6||4||OAK||Jarrod Parker||22:05|
|Francisco Liriano||PIT||9||7||7||6||6||SD||A. Cashner||22:10|
|Jon Lester||BOS||5||9||7||5||8||SF||Tim Lincecum||22:15|