Huston Street makes quick work of Dodgers
Making his first appearance since blowing a save against the Giants on July 5, Street struck out one and needed only 12 pitches to complete a perfect ninth inning to close out a 6-3 victory. He is 24 for 25 in save chances, with a 1.09 ERA and a 0.76 WHIP over 33 innings of relief.
Jesse Hahn ends first half on high note
Over his last three starts covering 18 innings, Hahn has allowed only four earned runs. He enters the All-Star break with a 2.21 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP over seven starts (40 2/3 innings). His next start will come after the All-Star break, though the Padres have yet to announce their pitching plans.
Dan Haren hit hard in loss to Padres
Over his last two starts covering 9 1/3 innings, Haren has allowed 12 earned runs. He enters the All-Star break with a 4.23 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP over 19 starts (112 2/3 innings). His next scheduled start has yet to be determined.
Matt Albers starts throwing from 90 feet
Mike Bolsinger gets roughed up in loss to Giants
Bolsinger enters the All-Star break with a 5.50 ERA and a 1.59 WHIP over 52 1/3 innings of work. The Diamondbacks have yet to announce their pitching plans for the second half of the season, so his next start has yet to be determined.
Tim Lincecum blanks Diamondbacks Friday
Lincecum enters the All-Star break with a 3.66 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP over 19 starts (113 innings). Over his last three starts covering 23 1/3 innings, Lincecum has allowed only one earned run. His next scheduled start will come after the All-Star break, though a date has yet to be determined.
Francisco Rodriguez tagged with the loss Friday
Rodriguez entered the game with the score tied 6-6. He got through the first two hitters he faced without an issue. Matt Holliday then stepped to the plate and crushed a first-pitch changeup from Rodriguez out to left for the go-ahead run. The Brewers were unable to come back, tagging Rodriguez with the loss. He dropped to 3-3 on the year.
Matt Holliday clubs go-ahead home run Friday
In the ninth inning, Holliday crushed a first-pitch changeup from Francisco Rodriguez out to left for the go-ahead blast. The Brewers were unable to score in the bottom of the inning, making Holliday the hero. He finished 3 for 4, with three runs scored and one RBI.
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Fernando Rodney secures 27th save vs. A's
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July 11, 2014
Fantasy Baseball Today: News & Notes (7/11) (8:12)