Daily Roundup, 09/24/13

Michael Wacha had a no-hitter broken up with two outs in the ninth.
- On an infield single.
– From Ryan Zimmerman, hardly a speed demon.
— It’s the third no-hitter broken up at the 8.2 mark this year.

Matt Moore walked six in five innings but didn’t allow any runs.
- It’s the fourth outing this season where someone has walked 6+ without allowing a run, and the second time Moore has done it.
– The Yankees got shut out while walking seven times. First time they have done that since 2007.
— Hiroki Kuroda drops to 11-13 despite a 3.31 ERA for the year.

In 20 starts this year, Tyler Chatwood has a 3.15 ERA, having thrown more than half his starts in Coors Field.

With the Tigers winning, they could have clinched the AL Central with an Indians loss.
- Cleveland entered the 9th up 3-2 and called on Chris Perez. Three pitches later the game was tied.
– After two strikeouts, Perez served up another homer to give the White Sox the lead.
— Addison Reed came on and allowed a single in between two strikeouts.
—- 42 year old pinch hitter Jason Giambi hit a walkoff homer.
—– It’s his second walkoff against the White Sox in the last two months.
—— Chicago is now 2-16 against the Indians.
——- This was Chicago’s 58th one-run game of the season. They are 23-35.
——– Josh Phegley walked twice. He had three walks in 200 PAs on the season prior to tonight.

The Orioles are 17-31 in one-run games, after going 29-9 last year.

Gerrit Cole has 5 RBIs.
- That’s more than Mike Baxter, who has had 139 plate appearances for the Mets.

Matt Dominguez homered off Yu Darvish.
- For the third time this season.
– Darvish’s 269 strikeouts are tied with Verlander ‘09 for the most since 2004. Verlander threw 41.2 more innings that year.

Jeff Bianchi of the .553 OPS and .282 slugging, homered.
- That slugging percentage was 10th lowest among all players with 200+ PAs, and worse than Brendan Ryan and Jeff Mathis.

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