Monday saw the following performances from certain starters:
Corey Kluber: 9 IP, 1 R
Chris Sale: 8 IP, 1 R
Matt Harvey: 8 IP, 0 R
John Lackey: 7 IP, 1 R
Not one of those pitchers received a win. (h/t @espnstatsinfo.
- Speaking of Kluber, the Indians are just 2-8 in his starts this year.
On Tuesday, Jack Leathersich walked Randy Choate.
- Choate, 39, hadn’t had a plate appearance in 11 years.
Wednesday, Bartolo Colon reached base. As a batter.
- Because of a Yadier Molina error:
More pitcher-batting wackiness: Madison Bumgarner hit a home run off of Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday:
- Speaking of the Giants and the Dodgers, the Giants swept the series with the Dodgers without allowing a run, just the second time in Giants’ history that it’s happened. Via @espnstatsinfo.
Didi Gregorious hit a home run in two consecutive games.
- The second of those games also saw a Garrett Jones pitching appearance:
On Sunday, Ryan Goins hit a home run.
…And Carlos Frias came out of the Dodgers/Padres game with a game score of -4.