One Night Only: Game Previews for August 30th


This Angels fan is like, ¿Dónde está Mike Trout?

Featured Game
Los Angeles Americans (6) at Seattle (0) | 22:10 ET
• The attentive reader will note that, somehow, Jerome Williams is responsible for what is
• Williams, since his return to the majors: 9.1 IP, 20.0% K, 0.0% BB, 31.3% GB, 2.98 SIERA, 3.01 xFIP, 75 xFIP-.
• He also has, inexplicably, an 18.8% swinging-strike rate. (League-average is somewhere around 8-9%, depending on role.)
• In other news, Mike Trout hasn’t started either of the last two games, despite looking very good since his recall.
• Here’s the average Halos Heaven comment on the matter: “Argh.”

MLB.TV Audio Feed: Mariners 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
Jeff Francis KC 4 10 5 2 5 DET Doug Fister 19:05
Trevor Cahill OAK 5 1 5 5 4 CLE Jeanmar Gomez 19:05
Brett Cecil TOR 4 6 3 2 3 BAL Jeremy Guthrie 19:05
Javier Vazquez FL 4 8 3 4 2 NYN Mike Pelfrey 19:10
CC Sabathia NYA 10 10 7 10 4 BOS John Lackey 19:10
Roy Halladay PHI 10 3 5 5 3 CIN Bronson Arroyo 19:10
Livan Hernandez WAS 3 5 3 4 4 ATL Jair Jurrjens 19:10
Charlie Morton PIT 4 5 4 4 6 HOU Henry Sosa 20:05
Jeremy Hellickson TB 4 8 6 7 6 TEX Scott Feldman* 20:05
Anthony Swarzak MIN 1 0 5 2 6 CHA Zach Stewart 20:10
Edwin Jackson STL 7 3 5 7 5 MIL Shaun Marcum 20:10
Aaron Cook COL 2 5 5 9 7 AZ Wade Miley* 21:40
Jerome Williams* LAA 6 6 8 0 6 SEA Anthony Vasquez* 22:10
Tim Stauffer SD 5 6 5 4 7 LAN Hiroki Kuroda 22:10
Matt Garza CHN 10 4 7 3 4 SF Ryan Vogelsong 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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Drew
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I think a NERD scores of 4 and 2 flatter Cecil and Guthrie respectively. That pitching matchup is nearly zero-worthy to me.

prankmunky
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prankmunky

So true. A sub-zero score would be required if not for the highly excitable mass of matter that is Brett Lawrie.

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