Washington (6) at New York NL (4) | 19:10 ET
What the Big Deal Is
The big deal in this game is how Bradley Peacock is making his first major-league start for the Nationals.
On Account of Why That’s a Deal, Big or Otherwise
Bradley Peacock’s first major-league start is a pretty big deal owing to his excellent minor-league numbers — or, at least his excellent Double-A numbers.
Regarding the Aforementioned Numbers
Here are Peacock’s minor-league numbers from 2011:
At Double-A: 98.2 IP, 11.77 K/9, 2.10 BB/9, 0.36 HR/9, 1.87 FIP
At Triple-A: 48.0 IP, 9.00 K/9, 4.50 BB/9, 0.94 HR/9, 4.18 FIP
On Account of Why Peacock’s Debut Is a Deal, Part II
Bradley Peacock’s first major-league start is also a pretty big deal because it allows one to ejaculate “Let the peacock fly!”
Regarding That Comment, What’s Funny About It
That comment is pretty funny, on account of peacocks can’t actually fly.
Regarding That Comment, What’s Funny About It, Part II
That comment is also pretty funny, on account of the word ejaculate is in it.
MLB.TV Audio Feed: Nationals Television, maybe?
Two Other Games
Los Angeles AL (5) at Oakland (1) | 15:35 ET
Tonight in Oakland, the Angels persist in forcing us to imagine that there’s a playoff race in the AL West.
MLB.TV Audio Feed: Angels Radio?
Arizona (9) at Los Angeles NL (4) | 20:10 ET
Observe as Arizona continues its attempt to “win all the games.” They face Clayton Kershaw.
MLB.TV Audio Feed: Dodgers Television.
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.
|Ricky Nolasco||FL||8||8||5||4||3||ATL||Randall Delgado||12:05|
|Edwin Jackson||STL||7||3||6||5||4||PIT||Charlie Morton||12:35|
|Ricky Romero||TOR||6||6||6||10||3||BOS||John Lackey||13:35|
|Roy Halladay||PHI||10||3||6||4||7||HOU||Bud Norris||14:05|
|Brad Penny||DET||1||2||3||2||9||CHA||Dylan Axelrod*||14:10|
|Jered Weaver||LAA||6||5||9||1||8||OAK||Rich Harden||15:35|
|Mat Latos||SD||8||6||6||3||8||SF||Tim Lincecum||15:45|
|Liam Hendriks*||MIN||9||0||6||10||5||KC||Luke Hochevar||16:10|
|David Huff||CLE||2||4||5||8||7||TEX||Derek Holland||19:05|
|Wade Davis||TB||2||7||5||2||3||BAL||Jeremy Guthrie||19:05|
|Casey Coleman||CHN||4||3||4||5||6||CIN||Johnny Cueto||19:10|
|Bradley Peacock||WAS||10||6||5||4||2||NYN||Mike Pelfrey||19:10|
|Kevin Millwood||COL||7||6||6||8||5||MIL||Shaun Marcum||20:10|
|Daniel Hudson||AZ||8||9||8||4||10||LAN||Clayton Kershaw||22:10|
|Ivan Nova||NYA||5||10||3||1||2||SEA||Jason Vargas||22:10|
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* = Fewer than 20 IP, NERD at discretion of very handsome author.