One Night Only: Game Previews for August 15th

Jose Constanza provides excellent return on your entertainment dollar.

Featured Game
San Francisco (4) at Atlanta (4) | 19:00 ET
• Behold! as one team (San Francisco) attempts furiously to claw itself back to the top of the NL West.
• Behold! as a second team (Atlanta) clings furiously to its Wild Card lead.
• Continue to behold!, as pitcher Madison Bumgarner (10) is good and young and due for, like, six kinds of regression.
• Provided you still have the strength, consider beholding! the Atlanta Braves’ right field area, where maybe Jose Constanza is instead of Jason Heyward.
• Which, “multiple and conflicting emotions” is a perfectly legitimate response to that.

Audio Feed: Giants Radio.

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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 and RotoWire. The average NERD Game Score for today is 5.2.

The following Game Scores include the new and improved playoff-odds adjustment, which you can learn about in your brain by clicking here.

Away SP Tm. Gm. Tm. SP Home Time
Madison Bumgarner SF 10 4 9 4 6 ATL Tim Hudson 19:00
Francisco Liriano MIN 4 0 5 2 6 DET Rick Porcello 19:05
Jake Westbrook STL 4 3 6 5 4 PIT James McDonald 19:05
Rodrigo Lopez CHN 2 2 3 3 7 HOU Henry Sosa* 20:05
Ted Lilly LAN 6 4 4 8 2 MIL Randy Wolf 20:10
A.J. Burnett NYA 6 10 6 10 8 KC Felipe Paulino 20:10
Clay Hensley FL 0 9 2 6 5 COL Kevin Millwood* 20:40
Tommy Hunter* BAL 4 2 3 1 6 OAK Gio Gonzalez 22:05
R.A. Dickey NYN 9 6 5 6 4 SD Aaron Harang 22:05
Alexi Ogando TEX 7 8 8 5 6 LAA Garrett Richards* 22:05
Henderson Alvarez* TOR 7 6 6 0 10 SEA Michael Pineda 22:10

NERD represents an attempt to anticipate the watchability of a game for the baseballing enthusiast.
To learn more about Pitcher NERD, click here and scroll down a little.
To learn more about latest Team NERD, click here.
To learn how Game NERD Scores are calculated, click here.
* = Fewer than 20 IP, NERD at discretion of very handsome author.

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  1. lolololool says:

    Alvarez vs. Pineda should be fun… Alvarez making his 2nd start… throws 95-98.

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  2. psychump says:

    Best of luck Mr. Sosa

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