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Ubaldo Jimenez settles for no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:16 pm ET) Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez fell two outs shy of a quality start Sunday night, escaping with a no-decision in a 6-5 defeat.

Jimenez got off to a fast start, but slowed down late in his outing. He tossed five shutout frames before serving up a three-run home run to Jonny Gomes in the sixth inning. He was charged with three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out five over 5 1/3 innings pitched.

Jimenez has allowed at least three runs in all four of his starts. He owns a 6.75 ERA, a 1.88 WHIP and 18:13 K:BB ratio over 21 1/3 innings. He'll make his next start Friday against Kansas City.


J.J. Hardy exits game with hamstring strain
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:57 pm ET) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy was removed from Sunday's contest against the Red Sox in Boston with a strained right hamstring. 

Hardy left the game in the top of the seventh inning due to the injury and was replaced by Stephen Lombardozzi. He hit a sacrifice fly in the opening frame and finished 1 for 2 with an RBI before the injury. He is hitting .256 with four RBI i 43 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Monday's series finale against Boston.


Matt Belisle on the wrong end of a slugfest vs. Phillies
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:52 pm ET) Rockies reliever Matt Belisle endured a rough eighth inning and was hit with his second loss of the season in a 10-9 defeat to the Phillies.

Belisle allowed a run-scoring single to Jimmy Rollins and allowed another run to score on a Chase Utley fielder's choice. He was charged with two runs on three hits and no walks in one inning of work. He owns a 6.00 ERA over nine innings pitched.


Juan Nicasio roughed up in no-decision
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(10:48 pm ET) Rockies starter Juan Nicasio endured a rough outing and failed to factor into the decision of a 10-9 defeat to the Phillies Sunday afternoon. He surrendered five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over five innings pitched.

Nicasio owns a 4.30 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP along with 20:5 K:BB ratio over 23 innings pitched. He'll make his next start Saturday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.


Jonathan Papelbon secures fifth save
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(10:44 pm ET) Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon worked his way around a base hit and need 17 pitches to secure his fifth save of the season in a 10-9 win over Colorado at Coors Field. He owns 3.68 ERA and a 7:3 K:BB ratio over 7 1/3 innings pitched.

Jacob Diekman gets knocked around in win over Rockies
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(10:40 pm ET) Phillies reliever Jacob Diekman was knocked around on Sunday, but managed to escape with his second win of the season in a 10-9 victory over Colorado at Coors Field.

With a two-run advantage, Diekman served up a two-run home run to Justin Morneau in the seventh inning to tie the game. The Phillies rallied and scored two runs in the bottom of the eight to secure the win. He allowed two runs on two hits and no walks while striking out three over 1 1/3 innings pitched. He owns an 8.38 ERA over his first 9 2/3 innings of work this season.


Roberto Hernandez gets rocked in win over Colorado
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:25 pm ET) Phillies starter Roberto Hernandez lasted only four innings and was hit hard in a no-decision Sunday afternoon against the Rockies at Coors Field. He allowed six runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out three in a 10-9 victory.

Hernandez saw his ERA rise from 3.86 to 5.75 after Sunday's abysmal outing. He'll look to get back on track Friday against Arizona.


Robbie Erlin not at his best in loss to Giants
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:20 pm ET) Padres starter Robbie Erlin (1-2) was not at his best on Sunday, as he was pegged with his second loss of the season in his team's 4-3 defeat to the Giants. He allowed four runs on three hits and three walks while striking out three over six innings pitched.

Erlin owns a 4.15 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP with 17:4 K:BB ratio over 17 1/3 innings pitched. He'll make his next start Friday at Washington.


Sergio Romo closes out Padres
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:14 pm ET) Giants closer Sergio Romo worked his way around a walk and needed just 19 pitches in a scoreless ninth inning, securing his fifth save of the season in a 4-3 win over the Padres. He owns a 1.13 ERA, a 0.63 WHIP with a 9:2 K:BB ratio over eight innings pitched to start the season.

Tim Lincecum Ks seven in win over Padres
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:12 pm ET) Giants starter Tim Lincecum tossed a quality start and earned his first win of the season Sunday afternoon against the Padres. He allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out seven over six innings pitched in a 4-3 victory.

Lincecum owns a 6.43 ERA with a 24:4 K:BB ratio over 21 innings pitched. He will make his next start Saturday at home against Cleveland.


 
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