Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
Featured Game: Arizona at Atlanta, 19:10 ET
Regarding What’s About to Happen Tonight
What’s about to happen tonight is pitching prospect Trevor Bauer of the Diamondbacks will make his major-league debut in Atlanta, against the Braves.
Need-to-Know Information, So Far as That’s Concerned
When you talk about need-to-know information insofar as Arizona right-hander Trevor Bauer is concerned, what you’re talking about is how Trevor Bauer’s a right-handed pitcher with Arizona who throws with his right hand.
Here’s some video evidence of Trevor Bauer throwing with his right hand, as reported (exclusively) by the author above.
Further Video Evidence
Here’s further video evidence of Diamondbacks top prospect Trevor Bauer, from UCLA, pitching with his right hand in baseball (lest the reader doubted the author).
A Final Note in re Trevor Bauer
Owing to the excellent center-field camera angle in Atlanta, tonight represents an excellent opportunity to watch Trevor Bauer pitch with his right hand for the Diamondbacks, like everyone is talking about.
Other Notable Games
Detroit at Tampa Bay | 19:10 ET
While neither of these teams is actually in first place, one assumes that they’d prefer to be.
Readers’ Preferred Broadcast: Tampa Bay Radio.
New York NL at Los Angeles NL | 22:10 ET ***MLB.TV Free Game***
Important question for our times: how many people named Vin or Vinny or Vincent will play an integral role in this game?
Readers’ Preferred Broadcast: Los Angeles NL Television.
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 5.9.
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.
|A.J. Burnett||PIT||7||2||5||5||2||PHI||Kyle Kendrick||13:05|
|Edwin Jackson||WAS||6||5||6||10||9||COL||Josh Outman||15:10|
|Dylan Axelrod||CHA||5||5||5||6||7||NYA||Ivan Nova||19:05|
|Zach McAllister||CLE||5||4||5||3||4||BAL||Wei-Yin Chen||19:05|
|Dan Haren||LAA||6||5||6||6||4||TOR||Brett Cecil*||19:07|
|Trevor Bauer*||AZ||16||6||9||7||0||ATL||Jair Jurrjens||19:10|
|Max Scherzer||DET||10||3||9||4||8||TB||James Shields||19:10|
|Tyson Ross||OAK||1||4||3||10||4||TEX||Scott Feldman||20:05|
|Andrew Cashner*||SD||10||4||5||6||4||HOU||Dallas Keuchel*||20:05|
|Franklin Morales||BOS||10||6||7||4||7||SEA||Felix Hernandez||22:10|
|Chris Young||NYN||0||1||4||3||6||LAN||Chris Capuano||22:10|
|Johnny Cueto||CIN||6||4||7||4||8||SF||Mad. Bumgarner||22:15|