Fantasy Baseball 2Knight

Posted: June 15, 2011 by frankthetank44 in Sports
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Simply known as THE DIVE..unfortunately MLB forbids videos of their highlights on Youtube or something, this video is something else.

Yankees SS Derek Jeter was placed on the 15 day DL with a strained calf. He currently stands at 2,994 career hits, needing 6 to hit 3,000. The Yankees won the first game he spent on the shelf 12-4 over the Rangers. They handed Texas SP Alexi Ogando his first loss of the season, he’s now 7-1. He only lasted 1 2/3 innings and gave up 6 runs on 6 hits. Yankee OF Curtis Granderson went 2-4 with his 21st homer tying Joey Bats for the Major League lead.

INJURY NEWS

A’s SP Brett Anderson actually received GOOD news from his visit to world renown Dr. James Andrews.  No Tommy John surgery is needed, just 6 weeks of rehab.

Yankees C Russell Martin missed another game with back stiffness.

Twins 1B Justin Morneau remained out with his wrist problem.

Braves rookie 1B Freddie Freeman missed Tuesday night’s game with an oblique strain.

GAME NOTES

Tigers SP Justin Verlander flirted with another no-hitter against the Indians Tuesday night.  He gave up a single to Orlando Cabrera with 1 out in the 8th inning.  Verlander finished with a CG SHO, allowing only 2 hits with a walk & 12 Ks in the 4-0 win.  Cleveland OF Grady Sizemore wore the golden sombrero.

Rays SP James Shields also threw a CG SHO in beating the Red Sox by the same score 4-0.  He gave up 5 hits with 3 walks & 5 Ks.

Mets SS Jose Reyes went 3-5 with 2 runs, an RBI & 2 SBs in the 4-3 win over the Braves.  Reyes leads the NL with a .346 BA.

Phillies southpaw Cole Hamels left their 9-1 victory over the Marlins in the 8th inning with pain in his middle back.  He gave up only a run on 3 hits with a walk & 6 Ks.  Rookie OF Domonic Brown went 2-4 with 2 solos.  Florida SS Hanley Ramirez returned to the lineup and went 0-4 with 2 whiffs.

Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind went 2-4 with a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th to sink the Orioles 6-5.

Brewers SP Yovani Gallardo picked up a ND by giving up a run on 3 hits in 7 innings with 2 walks & 10 Ks.  The Cubs ended up winning the game 5-4 in 10 innings.

Pirates SP Jeff Karstens combined with 5 relievers to shut out the Astros 1-0.  Karstens went 6 2/3 scoreless while allowing only 3 hits, 0 walks & 3 Ks.  Houston OF Hunter Pence’s hitting streak ended at 23 games.  It was the second longest in the majors this season behind Andre Ethier’s 30 game hit streak.

Rockies rookie SP Juan Nicasio went 6 innings and allowed 2 runs on 6 hits with a walk & 9 Ks in the 6-3 win over the Padres.  C Chris Iannetta went 1-3 with a homer & 3 RBI.

Royals rookie SP Danny Duffy picked up his first major league win over Oakland 7-4.  He went 6 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits with 4 walks & 2 Ks.

Reds SP Johnny Cueto went 7 innings and allowed 0 ER on 5 hits with a walk & 5 Ks while beating the Dodgers 3-2.  Look for OF Drew Stubbs to get a routine off on Wednesday.  LA SP Clayton Kershaw picked up a ND going 7 innings and allowing a run on 4 hits with 2 walks & 4 Ks.

Angels SP Jered Weaver pitched the 3rd CG SHO of the night beating the Mariners 4-0.  He gave up 5 hits with a walk & 6 Ks.

The White Sox/Twins game was postponed due to rain.

THE FLIP

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