Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
Actual News: Daniel Bard and Trevor Bauer at Triple-A
Regarding Trevor Bauer
Right-handed Arizona pitching prospect Trevor Bauer made his fifth start for Triple-A Reno on Friday following his mid-May promotion to same. Here’s his line from that start: 7.0 IP, 27 TBF, 11 K, 2 BB, 0 HR. And now here’s his line at Triple-A: 32.0 IP, 11.8 K/9, 3.9 BB/9, 0.3 HR/9.
What That Is in Terms of FIP
That brings Bauer’s Triple-A FIP to about 2.30. The PCL league average, according to Minor League Central, is 4.13.
Regarding Daniel Bard
Bard made his debut for Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday after his recent demotion to same. His line (against Pittsburgh affiliate Indianapolis): 1.0 IP, 7 TBF, 2 K, 0 BB, 2 HBP.
When He’ll Next Pitch
Bard will next pitch for Pawtucket on Monday — likely two or three innings, according to Paul Kenyon of the Providence Journal.
Video from That Same Pawtucket Game
Here’s video from that same Pawtucket game in which Bard pitched.
And also of the still real and still live Mark Prior striking out the next batter, Anderson Hernandez, also on a curveball:
Prior’s Line at Pawtucket, Currently
Here’s Mark Prior’s line with Pawtucket that you were wondering about: 4.2 IP, 19 TBF, 10 K, 2 BB, 0 HR.
Today’s Notable Games
Washington at Boston | 16:05 ET
Returning from Tommy John surgery, Boston’s Daisuke Matsuzaka makes his first major-league appearance since last May. His line in six rehab starts at Triple-A Pawtucket: 28.1 IP, 6.35 K/9, 2.22 BB/9, 1.59 HR/9, 5.14 FIP.
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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 5.5.
Note: the following Game Scores include the poorly conceived playoff-odds adjustment discussed in a recent edition of Daily Notes. Also note: the following table is entirely sortable.
|Jeff Samardzija||CHN||10||2||5||2||7||MIN||Scott Diamond||14:10|
|Vance Worley||PHI||7||5||6||4||4||BAL||Tommy Hunter||16:05|
|Scott Feldman*||TEX||2||10||3||5||2||SF||Ryan Vogelsong||16:05|
|Drew Hutchison||TOR||5||6||6||7||4||ATL||Tommy Hanson||16:05|
|Gio Gonzalez||WAS||10||5||8||5||5||BOS||D. Matsuzaka*||16:05|
|Dan Haren||LAA||6||3||6||8||5||COL||Jeff Francis*||16:10|
|Justin Verlander||DET||9||4||6||4||5||CIN||Bronson Arroyo||16:10|
|Jordan Lyles||HOU||5||5||6||5||10||CHA||Chris Sale||16:10|
|Andrew Cashner*||SD||8||6||6||6||7||MIL||Michael Fiers*||16:10|
|Justin Masterson||CLE||3||4||5||10||4||STL||Kyle Lohse||19:15|
|Vin Mazzaro*||KC||5||5||5||2||7||PIT||James McDonald||19:15|
|Clayton Kershaw||LAN||9||5||5||5||2||SEA||Jason Vargas||19:15|
|Dillon Gee||NYN||9||2||6||5||5||NYA||Phil Hughes||19:15|
|Matt Moore||TB||6||5||5||4||4||MIA||Carlos Zambrano||19:15|
|Jarrod Parker||OAK||3||3||4||5||5||AZ||Trevor Cahill||22:10|