Rockies P Kyle Kendrick gives up 4 runs in loss
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(1:51 am ET) Rockies pitcher Kyle Kendrick allowed four earned runs in Friday night's 11-8 loss to the Giants. 

Kendrick went 6 1/3 innings and struck out four batters while walking three. 


Giants' Ryan Vogelsong pitches 6 scoreless innings
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(1:47 am ET) Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong went six innings without allowing an earned run during Friday night's 11-8 win over the Rockies. 

Even though his relievers gave up eight runs, Vogelsong was still able to get credit for the win thanks to some great run support from his offense. Vogelsong finished the game with five strikeouts and three walks. 

Vogelsong gave up only two hits throughout the game. He now has a 4.60 ERA for the season. 

Vogelsong's next start is now projected for May 27 against the Brewers. 


Cardinals SP Lance Lynn receives loss during Friday's game
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:45 am ET) Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn received his fourth loss of the season during Friday's 5-0 loss to the Royals.

Lynn allowed five runs on 10 hits over six innings during the outing. He struck out four batters and walked one. He surrendered two home runs to Kendrys Morales.

Lynn has pitched at least six innings in his five last starts. Friday's loss broke his two-game winning streak. His next expected start is set for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.


Padres SP Andrew Cashner does not allow an earned run Friday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:19 am ET) Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner surrendered one unearned run over six innings, but the run haunted the Padres as they fell 2-1 to the Dodgers on Friday.

Cashner (1-7) struck out three batters and walked one, but he received a no-decision for his effort. He lowered his ERA to 2.89.

Cashner has not given up more than four earned runs in six-consecutive starts. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday at the Los Angeles Angels.


Dodgers SP Zack Greinke receives no-decision in Friday's win
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:15 am ET) Despite only allowing one run on six hits over 7 2/3 innings, Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke received a no-decision during Friday's 2-1 win over the Padres.

Greinke exited when the game was tied at 1-1. He struck out five batters and walked one during the outing.

Greinke has now pitched at least six innings and not given up more than three runs in all of his nine starts this season. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Braves.


Braves SP Eric Stults gives up seven runs in Friday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12:17 am ET) Braves pitcher Eric Stults failed to get past the fourth inning during Friday's 11-0 loss to the Brewers.

Stults allowed seven runs on three hits over 3 2/3 innings of work. The seven runs were a season high for Stults. He also walked five batters and struck out five. His biggest mistake was surrendering a two-run home run to Ryan Braun in the first inning.

Stults has given up 12 runs in his last two starts and he has not pitched past the seventh inning in any of his eight starts this season. Stults started in place of Alex Wood, who was scratched due to an illness.


Braves expect Alex Wood (virus) to make next start
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12:09 am ET) Although Braves pitcher Alex Wood was scratched from Friday's start, manager Fredi Gonzalez said he expects Wood to make his next start Wednesday at the Los Angeles Dodgers, reports the team's radio network.

A stomach virus caused Wood to miss Friday’s start.


Marlins place Henderson Alvarez, Mat Latos on disabled list
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) After throwing five innings during Friday's 8-5 loss to the Orioles, the Marlins placed pitcher Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced.

Alvarez is suffering from right shoulder inflammation. During Friday's start, Alvarez allowed six runs (four earned) on six hits. He struck out two batters and walked four. He is now 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA. Prior to Friday's start, it was revealed that Alvarez had been pitching with a torn UCL for years.

In addition to Alvarez, the team also placed starting pitcher Mat Latos on the 15-day disabled list Friday. Latos is dealing with left knee inflammation. He surrendered six runs during his last start Thursday.

The team is expected to call up pitchers Andre Rienzo and Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A on Saturday, reports the Miami Herald


Reds SP Mike Leake walks five batters during Friday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) Reds pitcher Mike Leake had trouble with his command during Friday's 7-3 loss to the Indians.

Leake walked five batters during the outing, which was one shy of his season high. He was only able to pitch four innings and gave up five runs on seven hits during the start. He also surrendered a home run to Brandon Moss in the third inning.

"We'll all figure it out. It's a long season," Leake said, per MLB.com. "It's just unfortunate that it's all happening at the same time. It kind of makes it more of [an issue] when everybody's doing it and it's all happening at the same time. But hopefully it's something we'll be able to put in the past and we'll all start doing pretty well."

Leake has given up 14 runs over his last two starts and failed to pitch past the fifth inning. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Rockies.


Phillies SP Sean O'Sullivan receives loss in Friday's start
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) Despite only giving up two runs over six innings of work, Phillies starter Sean O'Sullivan received his third loss of the season during Friday's 2-1 loss to the Nationals.

"It's definitely a confidence builder and something to build on," he said, per MLB.com. "It feels good to take the mound and have my team feel like we've got a chance to win that day."

O'Sullivan allowed five hits during the outing. He struck out three batters and walked one. His biggest mistake was surrendering a solo home run to Bryce Harper in the second inning.

"We were trying to go up, I went up," O'Sullivan said. "Right now, the best way to pitch to him is with nobody on base. At least I [was getting] the first two guys out in front of him."

O'Sullivan has not pitched past the sixth inning in any of five starts this season. His next scheduled start is set for Wednesday at the New York Mets.


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