Josh Beckett managed to load the bases with Yankees in the first inning on just seven pitches.
– Mark Teixeira tripled and also had a stolen base.
— The teams actually posted matching scores in the first (5), second (1) and third (0) innings.
—- Alex Rodriguez stole his eighth and ninth bases of the season, which equals his total from 2010 and 2011 combined.
—– Six different pitchers recorded 1 out apiece in the 7th inning. (Thank you, @Yankeeswfan)
—— The Yankees scored 10 runs and did not hit a home run.
——- Via @simmonsclass, Boone Logan has given up multiple hits and a homer in each of his last two performances. He has a win in both.
——– Via @ESPNStatsinfo: Vicente Padilla this season – 94.50 ERA vs Yankees (7 ER in 2/3 IP). Against the rest of MLB? 2.05 ERA (7 ER in 30 2/3 IP).
Tyler Colvin hit two home runs off of Stephen Strasburg.
– Drew Pomeranz actually pitched 6.1 innings allowing just one hit.
— The end result of this is that the 32-51 Rockies beat the Nationals, the latter of whom has the best record in the National League.
—- It’s the second time the Rockies have beaten Strasburg this season.
—– Strasburg has a total of four losses.
A scoreless tie in Philadelphia was broken up by a bases-loaded walk of Freddie Freeman.
Luke Scott got a hit!
– (He had been in an 0-41 slump)
Drew Smyly of the Tigers struck out 10 in just six innings of work.
The Mets played the Cubs, and there was only one error (sorry Cubs fans!)
Adam Kennedy hit a home run.
Mike Leake, a pitcher, has a higher BA than teammate Drew Stubbs.