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    NL Daily Notes - May 20, 2013

    A sampling of today's notes... Jonathan Pettibone (SP-PHI) - Pettibone did it again Sunday, tossing seven innings of one-run ball against the Reds to improve to 3-0 with a 3.00 ERA in six starts. His 21:11 K:BB with five homers...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 19th, 2013

    Dustin Pedroia - Pedroia had a single, double, and two walks yesterday to extend his hitting streak to 10 games in the 12-5 win over the Twins. Pedroia is having an interesting season, hitting .341 with a .433 OBP but...

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    NL Player Notes - May 19, 2013

    Anthony Rizzo - The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo blasted his 10th HR of the season on Saturday against the Mets. He's now hitting .282/.350/.540 with 30 RBI and a .258 ISO. Rizzo's actually posting a reverse split this season with a...

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    NL Roundup: May 18th, 2013

    Matt Harvey, SP, New York Mets: Hot Pitcher Harvey's scorching hot start was threatened after a throwing error allowed two to score in the bottom of the first inning. He recovered nicely, giving up just two more hits en route...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 18, 2013

    Jeremy Hellickson, RHP TB In his two full seasons in the majors, Hellickson has posted a K/9 below 7.0, a BB/9 above 3.0 and a HR/9 of 1.0 or higher, so his FIP has been extremely high. However, he has...

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    AL Player Notes- May 17th, 2013

    Andy Pettitte - Pettitte left yesterday's start against Seattle with a tight left trapezius muscle. The trapezius is located in the upper back area and, naturally, is important to a pitcher's throwing motion. The Yankees said after the game that...

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    NL Player Notes- May 16th, 2013

    John Axford- MIL- Cold- Axford retired the only batter he faced yesterday, which is a distinct improvement for him over his recent appearances. He hasn't had a full inning facing the minimum number of batters since April 23rd. An inordinate...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 16, 2013

    Adam Lind, 1B TOR Lind has been used almost exclusively against right-handed pitchers this year, and has responded well to the platoon. He's batting .286 with a 0.71 K/BB and a 12.6 percent strikeout rate and has hit all three...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - May 16, 2013

    Just a sampling of the approximately 70 prospect updates you get each week as a subscriber... Hitters 1 Oscar Taveras STL OF A .967 OPS in last 10 games and probably ready when needed. 2 Jurickson Profar TEX SS A...

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    AL Player Notes- May 15th, 2013

    Mitch Moreland- TEX- Hot- Moreland added two homers last night, giving him 6 in his last 9 games. His average is up to .296 for the year. Moreland has had some luck recently, but not of the outrageous kind. His...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 14th, 2013

    Anibal Sanchez - In a remarkable confluence of luck and skill, Sanchez tossed his seventh straight quality start yesterday to continue his fantastic beginning to 2013. Aside from one outing against the A's, Sanchez has faced a number of middling...

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    NL Player Notes - May 14, 2013

    Lance Lynn - Lance Lynn took on the Mets on Monday and allowed 3 ER on 4 hits with 7 strikeouts and 5 walks over 7 innings. Lynn continues to miss a lot of bats as he entered Monday's game...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 13th, 2013

    Heath Bell - Bell blew a two-run lead in a ninth-inning save situation last night before being bailed out by Brad Ziegler, ultimately costing Arizona the game. The job still belongs to the once-dominant Bell, but another outing or two...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 13th, 2013

    David Murphy (OF - TEX): Murphy finally took advantage of a matchup with a weak RHP by delivering a 1-4 performance that included a 2-run HR. Murphy is a career .286/.353/.477 hitter against RHP, but this year he's hitting just...

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    NL Roundup: May 12th, 2013

    Francisco Liriano, SP, Pittsburgh Pirates: Rise in Value Liriano's National League debut went a little better than anticipated. The 29-year old lefty tossed 5 1/3 innings yesterday afternoon, allowing one run on six hits while recording nine strikeouts in the...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 11, 2013

    Jeff Samardzija (SP-CHC): Jeff Samardzija struggled through 5 innings yesterday against the Nationals, allowing 5 earned runs on 8 hits and 2 walks. While he added 5 strikeouts, the Cubs ace is now 1-5 on the year with a 3.70...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 11, 2013

    Max Scherzer, RHP DET Scherzer is not deserving of the numbers he has posted; he's been much better than a 3.61 ERA. The right-hander has a 1.85 FIP, 11.6 K/9, 1.71 BB/9 and a 0.57 HR/9, but has had some...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 10, 2013

    Scott Kazmir (SP-CLE): Scott Kazmir turned back the clock last night, tossing an absolute gem against the Athletics. The lefty allowed only 1 earned run on 5 hits in 6 innings of work, impressively striking out 10 without walking a...

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    NL Player Spotlight - May 10th, 2013

    Heath Bell - Bell converted his third save in three days last night, allowing one hit in a scoreless inning of work. With J.J. Putz out of the picture for a while, possibly the season, Bell is strengthening his grip...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 9, 2013

    Andrew McCutchen, OF PIT McCutchen has gone 13-for-28 (.464) with two homers and five RBIs over his last seven games to raise his batting average from .217 to .275. McCutchen has trimmed his strikeout rate from 19.6 percent to 13...

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    AL Player Notes - May 9, 2013

    Anibal Sanchez - After a rainout on Tuesday, Anibal Sanchez took his turn in the rotation for the Tigers against the Nationals on Wednesday. The right hander tossed 6 innings and yielded 2 ER to go along with 8 strikeouts....

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    NL Player Notes- May 8th, 2013

    Michael Cuddyer- COL- Hot- Cuddyer is on a 6-game hitting streak and has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games. Luck plays a major part, as his BABIP is .365 this season, compared to .287 last year. However,...

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    AL Player Notes- May 8th, 2013

    Tommy Milone (SP-OAK)- Milone saw his record fall to 3-4 on Tuesday night despite putting forth one of his strongest starts of the season. The left-hander allowed just one run (unearned) on five hits and zero walks while striking...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 7th, 2013

    Jedd Gyorko - Gyorko is definitely starting to heat up, as another homer last night gives him 3 to go along with a pair of doubles in his last 6 games. Let's set aside his time at Lake Elsinore and...

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    AL Player Notes- May 7th, 2013

    Ian Kinsler- TEX- Cold- Kinsler went 0-for-4 to snap an 11-game hitting streak. He is 2-for-13 over his last 3 games. Although the sample size is small this might be the start of some regression to the mean. Kinsler's BABIP...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 6, 2013

    Jake Peavy (SP-CHW): The White Sox have scratched Jake Peavy from today's start, his 2nd consecutive start missed due to back spasms. The club had hoped Peavy's back would respond to treatment, but it looks increasingly likely that Peavy...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 6, 2013

    Roy Halladay (SP-PHI) - After a mini-vacation, Bad Roy Halladay made his return to the rotation Sunday against the Marlins. Doc allowed a whopping nine runs on four hits with four walks and yes, four strikeouts over just 2.1 innings....

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    AL Daily Notes - May 5th, 2013

    Hisashi Iwakuma - That's 6-7 in QS for Iwakuma after a 7 IP, 1 ER outing against Toronto yesterday, and since that 7th start was a 5 IP, 2 ER, 11 K performance against the Astros it's safe to say...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 5, 2013

    Stephen Strasburg, RHP WAS From a health perspective, Saturday's start against the Pirates was encouraging, as Strasburg, who dealt with forearm tightness after his last start, threw 95 pitches over seven innings. However, the results were mixed. Strasburg struck out...