Chris Archer
Rays P Chris Archer strikes out 8 in win
Chris Archer, SP, TB
1:27 AM
News: Rays pitcher Chris Archer gave up only one earned run during Friday night's 5-2 win over the Athletics. 

Archer gave up his lone run in the fourth inning to Stephen Vogt on a solo home run. The Athletics were able to get six hits on Archer. Archer struck out eight batters while walking four. Archer now has an ERA of 2.40 this season. 

His next start is projected for May 27 against the Mariners. 

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Rick Porcello
Red Sox P Rick Porcello rocked in loss to Angels
Rick Porcello, SP, BOS
1:23 AM
News: Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello allowed seven earned runs during Friday night's 12-5 loss to the Angels. 

Porcello was only able to go 4 1/3 innings, with his appearance in the fifth inning a particular disaster for him. Five of the nine runs that inning were credited to Porcello. Porcello struck out four batters while walking three. 

Porcello has now struck out 10 batters over the past two games. He now has an ERA of 5.07 this season. 

His next start is projected for May 27 against the Twins. 

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Garrett Richards
Anges P Garrett Richards gives up 5 runs but gets win
Garrett Richards, SP, LAA
1:18 AM
News: Angels pitcher Garrett Richards allowed five earned runs during Friday night's 12-5 win over the Red Sox. 

Richards didn't have the best game on the mound but was a beneficiary of a ton of run support from the Angels' offense. The Angels scored nine of their 12 runs in the fifth inning. Richards went six innings and struck out one batter while walking two. 

The five runs are the most Richards has allowed in a game this year. However, the win puts him at 4-2 for the season. He now holds a 2.98 ERA. 

Richards' next start is projected for May 27 against the Padres. 

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Ubaldo Jimenez
Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez receives no-decision Friday
Ubaldo Jimenez, SP, BAL
12:59 AM
News: Orioles pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez failed to get past the fourth inning during Friday's 8-5 win over the Marlins on Friday.

Jimenez allowed three runs on seven hits over four innings of work. He struck out four batters and walked one. Jimenez received a no-decision for his effort and his ERA now stands at 2.82.

Jimenez had pitched seven innings in each of his last two starts before only going four Friday. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Astros.

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Felix Hernandez
Mariners P Felix Hernandez allows 1 earned run in win
Felix Hernandez, SP, SEA
12:45 AM
News: Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez had yet another strong game, allowing just one earned run in Friday night's 4-3 win over the Blue Jays. 

It was a great game for Hernandez, who was coming off a performance where he allowed four earned runs on May 16 against the Red Sox. Hernandez gave up only four hits and two walks while striking out eight batters. 

Hernandez now has 55 strikeouts in 54 2/3 innings this season. Hernandez now holds a 2.19 ERA for the season. 

His next start is projected for May 27 against the Rays. 

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Michael Pineda
Yankees P Michael Pineda struggles in loss to Rangers
Michael Pineda, SP, NYY
5/22/2015
News: Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda gave up seven runs — four earned — in Friday night's 10-9 loss to the Rangers. 

Pineda gave up eight hits and one walk while striking out four. He gave up two home runs — one to Prince Fielder and one to Mitch Moreland. He now has a 3.59 ERA this season. 

After five consecutive games with three earned runs or less, Pineda has hit a bit of a skid with nine in his last two, along with 18 total hits. Pineda's record is still a strong 5-2 with not a lot to be concerned about with him despite his past two outings.

Pineda's next start is projected for May 27 against the Royals. 

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Ross Ohlendorf
Rangers go with Ross Ohlendorf late, he picks up save
Ross Ohlendorf, SP, TEX
5/22/2015
News: With Shawn Tolleson not available, the Rangers relied on Ross Ohlendorf in Friday's save situation. 

Ohlendorf came through, recording his first save of the season in Friday night's 10-9 win over the Yankees. 

Ohlendorf struck out two batters but allowed a home run and a walk. This was the first run Ohlendorf has allowed this season in three innings. He now holds a 3.00 ERA. 

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Colby Lewis
Rangers P Colby Lewis gets win but gives up 5 earned runs
Colby Lewis, SP, TEX
5/22/2015
News: Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis added a win to his record even though his performance in Friday's 10-9 victory over the Yankees wasn't his best. 

Lewis gave up five earned runs in 6 2/3 innings of work. Four of those runs came in the fourth inning, with three on a home run from Didi Gregorius. This is the second consecutive game that Lewis, 35, has allowed five earned runs. 

Lewis allowed 12 earned runs in his first seven starts but has given up 10 in his past two. Lewis now has an ERA of 3.49. 

His next start is projected for May 27 against the Indians. 

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Phil Hughes
White Sox get 8 hits on Twins P Phil Hughes
Phil Hughes, SP, MIN
5/22/2015
News: Twins pitcher Phil Hughes gave up two earned runs in Friday evening's 3-2 loss to the White Sox. 

It was a mixed bag for Hughes, who kept the run total low but did give up eight hits. He struck out three batters and walked one. This is the third game in his last four that he's allowed at least eight hits. 

Hughes now has an ERA of 4.50 this season. 

His next start is projected for May 27 against the Red Sox. 

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Carlos Carrasco
Indians SP Carlos Carrasco fans seven in Friday's win
Carlos Carrasco, SP, CLE
5/22/2015
News: Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco allowed two runs on four hits over six innings of work during Friday's 7-3 win over the Reds.

"He didn't have his fastball command, but the other pitches he threw for strikes," Indians catcher Roberto Perez said, per MLB.com. "His changeup was a lot better today and he threw the ball well."

Carrasco stuck out seven batters and walked two during the outing to earn his fifth win of the season. The win broke a two-game losing streak for Carrasco.

Carrasco has now tossed at least six innings in five-consecutive starts. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Rangers.

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