Florida (8) at Pittsburgh (5) | 19:05 ET
Though you probably already wrote about it in your diary and everything, allow me to inform you that left-hander Jeff Locke, 23, makes his major-league debut tonight for Pittsburgh.
Regarding Locke’s Numbers
Here are Jeff Locke’s numbers this season between Double- and Triple-A: 153.1 IP, 8.2 K/9, 3.2 BB/9, 0.6 HR/9.
Regarding Some Other of Locke’s Numbers
Per StatCorner, Locke’s ground-ball numbers appear to’ve hovered in the 45-50% area in the minors.
Regarding Locke’s Relationship to the Philosopher of a Similar Name
On the subject of Locke’s relationship to the 17th c. philosopher John, FanGraphs hasn’t been able to establish any relation between the two, although it should be noted that the former (i.e. Jeff) is fluent on the subject of epistemology.
Regarding How Long It Took to Craft That Fourth Section
Regarding How the Yankee-Angel Game Tonight Is Way More Meaningful
Please go blerg yourself.
MLB.TV Audio Feed: Pirates Television. (Or Radio, is it, that’s better?)
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.
The following Game Scores include the new and improved playoff-odds adjustment, which you can learn about in your brain by clicking here.
|Rick VandenHurk*||BAL||5||2||5||6||8||TOR||Henderson Alvarez||13:07|
|Randy Wells||CHN||3||4||4||4||7||NYN||Chris Capuano||13:10|
|Bronson Arroyo||CIN||3||5||3||6||4||COL||Alex White||16:10|
|Fausto Carmona||CLE||6||4||5||3||5||CHA||Philip Humber||16:10|
|Anthony Swarzak||MIN||2||0||3||2||8||DET||Max Scherzer||16:10|
|Trevor Cahill||OAK||5||1||6||7||6||TEX||Alexi Ogando||16:10|
|Anibal Sanchez||FL||9||8||8||5||9||PIT||Jeff Locke*||19:05|
|Wandy Rodriguez||HOU||5||4||4||6||4||WAS||John Lannan||19:05|
|Kyle Weiland*||BOS||8||10||7||7||4||TB||Jeremy Hellickson||19:10|
|Cliff Lee||PHI||10||3||5||8||2||MIL||Randy Wolf||19:10|
|Derek Lowe||ATL||6||4||6||3||8||STL||Jaime Garcia||19:15|
|Tim Stauffer||SD||4||6||5||9||7||AZ||Wade Miley||20:10|
|Dana Eveland*||LAN||5||4||4||3||4||SF||Ryan Vogelsong||21:05|
|CC Sabathia||NYA||10||10||10||5||7||LAA||Dan Haren||21:05|
|Felipe Paulino||KC||7||10||7||0||10||SEA||Michael Pineda||22:10|
NERD represents an attempt to anticipate the watchability of a game for the baseballing enthusiast.
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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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