Doubront was acquired from Toronto on Friday. He started four games for Toronto and pitched in just one out of the bullpen this season.
"Anytime you have starter stuff, it's an easy transition into a length role in the bullpen," Melvin said, per MLB.com.Analysis:
Bauer gave up four walks in the 6 2/3 innings he tossed. Despite giving up so many free bases, Bauer allowed just one earned run in the no-decision. He also struck out six batters, marking the fifth consecutive start he records at least five strikeouts.
Bauer (8-8) has a 3.98 ERA with 128 strikeouts and 52 walks in 131 innings this season.Analysis:
Gray allowed just one run on four hits over seven innings of work. If it wasn't for some command issues that contributed to four walks, Gray's outing would have been stellar. He struck out seven batters in the no-decision.
Gray now has a 2.12 ERA in 152 2/3 innings this season.Analysis:
Pelfrey didn't allow a run thoughout his start, though he did give up four hits and a walk.
Pelfrey now has a 3.65 ERA this season.Analysis:
Iwakuma allowed just one run on three hits in 8 2/3 innings of work. He struck out eight batters and limited his mistakes to one walk and one home run.
Iwakuma now has a 4.47 ERA this season.Analysis:
Perez pitched a season-high 8 1/3 innings. He allowed one run on two hits and didn't walk a batter. His six strikeouts were not only a season high but more than he'd accumulated in his first three starts of the year combined.Analysis:
Samardzija gave up nine runs on eight hits in just 4 2/3 innings. He gave up two home runs and two walks in what was just an awful outing. In the fourth and fifth innings, he allowed a combined eight runs.
With the loss, Samardzija dropped to 8-6 on the year with a 4.35 ERA.Analysis:
Nova allowed just one run on five hits in six solid innings. He also tied a season-high with seven strikeouts, while allowing just two walks.
With the win, Nova improved to 4-3 on the season with a 3.10 ERA.Analysis:
McHugh allowed only one run on eight hits over seven strong innings of work. He struck out six batters and gave up just one walk while picking up his 13th win of the season.
With the win, McHugh improved to 13-5 on the year with a 4.27 ERA.Analysis:
Miley's winless streak was extended to six games. He's 0-2 with four no-decisions since his last win, on July 2.
Miley allowed five hits, walked one and struck out four. He surrendered a home run for his third straight starty.Analysis: