One Night Only: Game Previews for August 26th


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Featured Game
Los Angeles Americans (5) at Texas (7) | 20:05 ET
• A lot of people don’t know that, when he wrote the first draft of his “Drugs sell themselves” joke, Chris Rock actually first used “Friday night’s Angels-Rangers game” instead.
• He was like, “Angels-Rangers sells itself.”
• “It’s not an encyclopedia. It’s not an effing vacuum cleaner.”
• “You don’t really gotta try to sell Angels-Rangers,” etc.
• I mean, why would I lie about this?

MLB.TV Audio Feed: Rangers Radio.

Also Playing
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 5.1.

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
Clay Hensley FL 1 8 3 3 5 PHI Roy Oswalt 19:05
Felipe Paulino KC 7 10 7 6 7 CLE Ubaldo Jimenez 19:05
A.J. Burnett NYA 6 10 5 2 5 BAL Tommy Hunter 19:05
James Shields TB 8 7 7 7 7 TOR Henderson Alvarez* 19:07
Tim Hudson ATL 6 4 5 5 6 NYN Chris Capuano 19:10
Gio Gonzalez OAK 6 0 6 10 8 BOS Tim Wakefield 19:10
Chien-Ming Wang WAS 1 4 3 5 6 CIN Dontrelle Willis 19:10
Dan Haren LAA 8 5 10 7 7 TEX Derek Holland 20:05
Rodrigo Lopez CHN 3 4 2 7 2 MIL Randy Wolf 20:10
Rick Porcello DET 6 2 4 0 5 MIN Scott Diamond* 20:10
James McDonald PIT 3 5 3 3 4 STL Jake Westbrook 20:15
Wade LeBlanc SD 2 6 5 9 5 AZ Josh Collmenter 21:40
Jake Peavy CHA 8 2 5 0 3 SEA Charlie Furbush 22:10
Esmil Rogers COL 5 6 4 4 5 LAN Ted Lilly 22:10
J.A. Happ HOU 2 3 8 3 10 SF Mad. Bum. 22:15

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. herve houchoua says:

    evolutions notables pNERD ( update )
    …………………………………………………..
    up

    WAKEFIELD / BOS / 5 @ 6 @ 7 @ 8…

    JIMENEZ / CLE / 4 @ 5 @ 6 @ 7 …………………….?

    HUDSON / ATL / 3 @ 5 @ 6

    …………………………………………………..
    down

    PAULINO / KC / 10 @ 9 @ 8 @ 7

    PORCELLO / DET / 4 @ 5 @ 6

    COLLMENTER / ARI / 7 (5) @ 6 @ 5

    ROGERS / COL / 3 @ 4 @ 5

    WOLF / MILW / 4 @ 3 @ 2

    Vote -1 Vote +1

  2. Thomas says:

    Mad Bum hahaha

    Vote -1 Vote +1

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