O'Flaherty hasn't earned his spot. He has allowed 29 hits and 13 walks in 21 1/3 innings this season in compiling a 5.91 ERA.Analysis:
Lowe came on with a 5-4 lead and yielded a home run to Ben Zobrist, double to Lorenzo Cain, single to Eric Hosmer, single to Kendrys Morales and sacrifice fly to Alex Rios.
Two of the runs he surrendered with Seattle were scored on July 20. He has allowed four over his last nine innings pitched.Analysis:
Holland arrived with a one-run lead and allowed a walk to pinch-hitter Troy Tulowitzki and single to Chris Colabello after retiring the first batter. But Ben Revere and Josh Donaldson grounded out to secure his 23rd save.
It was his seventh straight appearance in which he has allowed at least one baserunner.Analysis:
Aro had just been recalled Thursday and did not get a chance to pitch in his latest stint with Boston. He did get into three games in late June and early July, but allowed six runs on 12 hits in 4 2/3 innings.Analysis:
Tepera spent nearly a month with the big league club and performed well, posting a 2.28 ERA and allowing just 15 hits and four walks in 23 2/3 innings.Analysis:
Allen worked the ninth inning with ease, getting three consecutive outs on ground outs to second base.
Allen now has a 3.48 ERA in 40 1/3 innings of relief this season.Analysis:
Ziegler has converted 16 straight save opportunities. He has 17 scoreless outings in his last 18.Analysis:
Rondon allowed one hit and struck out a batter during the outing. He now has a 1.72 ERA in 47 innings of relief this season.Analysis:
Uehara recorded his 23rd save of the season. It was his first save situation July 11, four appearances ago. He convered his 12th straight save opportunity and had his 10th scoreless outing in the last 11.Analysis:
He was immediately lifted from the game, but the three runners he was responsible for all came in to score.
In all, Ramos pitched 1 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on just one hit--but he walked three batters in his outing. Ramos has now allowed six runs over his last six appearances--all coming in two games.Analysis: