Around the Majors: Barmes breaks his collarbone

1) Yesterday’s scores–

Orioles 4, Pirates 3
Angels 4, Braves 2
Cardinals 7, Redsox 1
BlueJays 4, Cubs 1
Whitesox 9, Rockies 3
Brewers 4, Yankees 3
Dodgers 5, Tigers 3
Diamondbacks 10, Phillies 8

2) Standings–

AL EAST         WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Orioles          35   22  .614   -     17-14  18-8   18-08 11-10 04-02 WON  3
Redsox           31   26  .544   4     17-9   14-17  15-16 03-01 11-07 LOST 1
BlueJays         30   28  .517   5 1/2 14-12  16-16  15-10 06-09 06-08 WON  1
Yankees          28   29  .491   7     16-13  12-16  10-16 04-05 12-06 LOST 2
Devil Rays       20   37  .351  15     16-14   4-23  08-16 04-09 08-09 LOST 2

AL CENTRAL      WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Whitesox         38   19  .667   -     19-8   19-11  06-04 20-05 09-09 WON  1
Twins            33   22  .600   4     18-11  15-11  10-05 16-12 05-04 WON  1
Indians          26   29  .473  11     11-13  15-16  02-01 13-19 09-08 WON  1
Tigers           26   29  .473  11     13-16  13-13  08-10 10-11 07-05 LOST 3
Royals           17   39  .304  20 1/2 11-19   6-20  08-08 05-17 03-12 LOST 2

AL WEST         WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Rangers          32   23  .582   -     17-12  15-11  06-06 14-09 09-08 WON  2
Angels           33   24  .579   -     15-11  18-13  03-03 16-14 11-06 WON  1
Mariners         24   31  .436   8     13-16  11-15  10-14 06-06 06-10 WON  2
A's              23   33  .411   9 1/2 15-13   8-20  13-18 02-04 07-09 WON  2

NL EAST         WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Nationals        31   26  .544   -     18-9   13-17  16-13 06-07 08-04 WON  4
Braves           30   27  .526   1     17-8   13-19  18-14 08-04 03-06 LOST 2
Mets             30   27  .526   1     20-11  10-16  15-15 10-08 04-02 WON  1
Marlins          28   26  .519   1 1/2 18-12  10-14  15-16 05-05 05-05 LOST 3
Phillies         30   28  .517   1 1/2 16-11  14-17  12-18 09-07 07-02 LOST 1

NL CENTRAL      WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Cardinals        37   20  .649   -     18-10  19-10  07-08 21-05 06-06 WON  1
Cubs             30   26  .536   6 1/2 15-13  15-13  04-05 14-12 11-06 LOST 1
Brewers          27   30  .474  10     16-11  11-19  04-06 14-14 07-08 WON  1
Pirates          26   30  .464  10 1/2 12-16  14-14  05-02 12-19 09-08 LOST 1
Astros           21   34  .382  15     16-12   5-22  02-10 16-17 03-04 WON  1
Reds             21   35  .375  15 1/2 15-14   6-21  09-07 09-19 02-07 LOST 5

NL WEST         WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
Padres           34   23  .596   -     19-8   15-15  06-00 12-09 15-12 LOST 2
Diamondbacks     31   27  .534   3 1/2 16-12  15-15  04-09 05-05 20-12 WON  1
Dodgers          30   27  .526   4     16-15  14-12  03-06 08-08 17-11 WON  3
Giants           24   31  .436   9     14-15  10-16  02-07 07-06 13-17 LOST 1
Rockies          19   37  .339  14 1/2 15-14   4-23  04-05 07-10 08-21 LOST 1

3) Today’s schedule–

Orioles (Hayden Penn, 3.60) at Pirates (David Williams, 3.75), 7:05
Mariners (Ryan Franklin, 4.96) at Marlins (Brian Moehler, 2.59), 7:05
A’s (Barry Zito, 4.52) at Nationals (Tony Armas, 5.58), 7:05
Devil Rays (Mark Hendrickson, 5.37) at Reds (Ramon Ortiz, 5.23), 7:10
Astros (Roy Oswalt, 3.06) at Mets (Pedro Martinez, 2.62), 7:10
Angels (Paul Byrd, 4.44) at Braves (Horacio Ramirez, 5.43), 7:35
Yankees (Carl Pavano, 4.50) at Brewers (Ben Sheets, 4.34), 8:05
BlueJays (Josh Towers, 4.57) at Cubs (Glendon Rusch, 1.96), 8:05
Redsox (Matt Clement, 3.17) at Cardinals (Jeff Suppan, 4.41), 8:10
Whitesox (Jose Contreras, 3.27) at Rockies (Byung Hyun-Kim, 7.04), 9:05
Twins (Brad Radke, 3.73) at Diamondbacks (Shawn Estes, 4.16), 9:40
Indians (Cliff Lee, 3.62) at Padres (Brian Lawrence, 5.35), 10:05
Royals (D.J. Carrasco, 3.04) at Giants (Kirk Rueter, 4.27), 10:15

4) Yesterday’s HR–

Miguel Tejada–#16
Paul Konerko–#15
Jeff Kent–#12
Aramis Ramirez–#12
Jose Cruz Jr.–#7
Adam LaRoche–#7
Matt Lawton–#7
Brad Hawpe–#6
Jason Repko–#5
Junior Spivey–#5
Reed Johnson–#5
B.J. Surhoff–#4
Jeff Cirillo–#2

5) HR leaders–

AL
1) Alex Rodriguez–17
2) Miguel Tejada–16*
T3) Alfonso Soriano–15
T3) Paul Konerko–15*
5) Mark Teixeira–14
T6) Richie Sexson–13
T6) David Ortiz–13
T6) Vernon Wells–13*
9) Tino Martinez–12
T10) Manny Ramirez–11
T10) Brian Roberts–11
T10) Richard Hidalgo–11
T10) Melvin Mora–11

NL
1) Derrek Lee–17
T2) Albert Pujols–14
T2) Bobby Abreu–14
T2) Adam Dunn–14
T2) Carlos Lee–14
T2) Cliff Floyd–14
7) Troy Glaus–13
T8) Andruw Jones–12
T8) Morgan Ensberg–12
T8) Jeff Kent–12*
T8) Aramis Ramirez–12*

*–hit 1 yesterday

6) The Angels moved into a virtual tie, with the Rangers, for 1st place in the AL West. The Rangers lead in PCT.

7) Jeff Kent tied Reggie Smith for 93rd place on the all time HR list, with 314.

Correction from yesterday–The report that A’s CF Mark Kotsay’s back wouldn’t allow him to fly across the country to make their series with the Nationals provided to be inaccurate.


1) The Rockies placed SS Clint Barmes on the 60 day DL and called up C Danny Ardoin and INF Tim Olson.

Barmes broke his left collarbone after falling while carrying groceries up the stairs. Barmes has 1 RCAA/.848 OPS in 84 career games, including a .516 SLG, .371 OBA, .886 OPS, 5 RCAA in 54 games in 2005. He is bichetting his way to those numbers, with a 1.082 OPS in Coors and a .649 OPS in the real world.

Ardoin has -3 RCAA/.539 OPS in 21 career games.

Olson had a .320 SLG, .301 OBA, .620 OPS, -8 RCAA in 48 games with the 2004 Diamondbacks.

2) The Braves placed 3B Chipper Jones on the 15 day DL and called up 3B Andy Marte.

Jones reinjured his foot on Sunday. He’ll have a MRI today and it’s not known yet how long he’ll be out. After 43 RCAA/.920 OPS and 11 RCAA/.847 OPS seasons, Jones is hitting .513 SLG, .411 OBA, .923 OPS, 13 RCAA in his first 48 games. He has a .937 career OPS, compared to his league average of .774, and 442 RCAA in 1590 games.

3) Astros 1B Jeff Bagwell will have surgery today on his arthritic shoulder and could be out for the rest of the season.

Bagwell has been out since the beginning of After 21 RCAA/.897 OPS and 17 RCAA/.842 OPS seasons, he is hitting .398 SLG, .361 OBA, .759 OPS, 0 RCAA in his first 24 games. Bagwell has a .949 career OPS, compared to his league average of .763, and 680 RCAA in 2135 games.

4) Devil Rays P Lance Carter’s suspension, for an April 24 brawl with the Redsox, was cut from 5 to 3 games. He’ll start serving it tonight.

After 4.33 ERA/2 RSAA and 3.47 ERA/9 RSAA seasons, Carter is off to a 3.90 ERA/1 RSAA start in his first 20 games. He has a 3.68 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.54, and 19 RSAA in 152 games.

5) The Dodgers placed P Wilson Alvarez on the 15 day DL, retroactive to May 31, and called up P Franquelis Osoria.

Alvarez has tendinitis in his shoulder. After 2.37 ERA/17 RSAA and 4.03 ERA/1 RSAA seasons, Alvarez is off to a 5.79 ERA/-3 RSAA start in his first 10 games (2 starts). He has a 3.96 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.56, and 89 RSAA in 344 games.

6) The Brewers designated P Gary Glover for assignment and called up C Julio Mosquera.

After pitching in just 4 games in 2004, Glover is off to a 6.70 ERA/-13 RSAA start in his first 9 starts (12 games). He has a 5.16 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.45, and -25 RSAA in 146 games.

Mosquera had -2 RCAA/.591 OPS in 11 games with the 1996-97 BlueJays.

7) The Cardinals placed OF Roger Cedeno on the 15 day DL and called up OF Skip Schumaker.

Cedeno has a strained hamstring. After -14 RCAA/.698 OPS and -5 RCAA/.702 OPS seasons, Cedeno is “hitting” .175 SLG, .197 OBA, .372 OPS, -9 RCAA in his first 37 games. He has a .710 career OPS, compared to his league average of .773, and -29 RCAA in 1100 games.

8) Braves C Johnny Estrada had to leave yesterday’s game, after a collision at home plate.

After a 9 RCAA/.828 OPS season, Estrada is off to a .406 SLG, .328 OBA, .734 OPS, -2 RCAA start in his first 48 games. He has a .739 career OPS, compared to his league average of .778, and -19 RCAA in 297 games.

9) Orioles 3B Melvin Mora had 3 hits (1 2B) and SS Miguel Tejada reached base safely 4 times (2 H (1 2B, 1 HR), 2 BB).

After 33 RCAA/.921 OPS and 54 RCAA/.981 OPS seasons, Mora is hitting .511 SLG, .363 OBA, .873 OPS, 10 RCAA in his first 57 games. He has a .818 career OPS, compared to his league average of .768, and 79 RCAA in 768 games.

After 19 RCAA/.807 OPS and 23 RCAA/.894 OPS seasons, Tejada is hitting .627 SLG, .373 OBA, 1.000 OPS, 19 RCAA in his first 57 games. He has a .817 career OPS, compared to his league average of .771, and 71 RCAA in 1155 games.

10) Pirates RF Matt Lawton reached base safely 4 times (2 H (1 2B, 1 HR), 2 BB).

After 6 RCAA/.762 OPS and 5 RCAA/.787 OPS seasons, Lawton is hitting .457 SLG, .371 OBA, .828 OPS, 5 RCAA in his first 54 games. He has a .792 career OPS, compared to his league average of .775, and 52 RCAA in 1236 games.

11) Orioles P Sidney Ponson’s line–6 IP, 7 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 4 SO.

After 3.75 ERA/13 RSAA and 5.30 ERA/-12 RSAA seasons, Ponson is off to a 4.94 ERA/-4 RSAA start in his first 12 starts. He has a 4.68 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.64, and -24 RSAA in 222 games.

12) Angels P John Lackey’s line–6 IP, 7 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 6 SO.

After 4.63 ERA/-10 RSAA and 4.67 ERA/-2 RSAA seasons, Lackey is off to a 3.93 ERA/3 RSAA start in his first 12 starts. He has a 4.38 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.53, and -1 RSAA in 96 games.

13) BlueJays P Gustavo Chacin’s line–7 IP, 5 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 6 SO.

Chacin has a 2.97 ERA/17 RSAA in 14 career games, including a 3.04 ERA/13 RSAA in 12 starts in 2005.

14) Cardinals SS David Eckstein had 3 hits, including a 3B.

After -12 RCAA/.651 OPS and -17 RCAA/.671 OPS seasons, Eckstein is off to a .406 SLG, .387 OBA, .793 OPS, 3 RCAA start in his first 55 games. He has a .708 career OPS, compared to his league average of .765, and -29 RCAA in 622 games.

15) Cardinals P Matt Morris’s line–9 IP, 4 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.

After 3.76 ERA/7 RSAA and 4.72 ERA/-12 RSAA seasons, Morris is off to a 3.43 ERA/5 RSAA start in his first 10 starts. He has a 3.52 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.27, and 87 RSAA in 216 games.

16) Whitesox RF Jermaine Dye (1 2B, 1 BB), SS Juan Uribe and C A.J. Pierzynski (1 2B) had 3 hits and 1B Paul Konerko reached base safely 4 times (2 H (1 HR), 2 BB).

After -20 RCAA/.514 OPS and -2 RCAA/.793 OPS seasons, Dye is off to a .471 SLG, .301 OBA, .772 OPS, -4 RCAA start in his first 53 games. He has a .793 career OPS, compared to his league average of .771, and 1 RCAA in 1099 games.

After -13 RCAA/.724 OPS and -4 RCAA/.833 OPS seasons, Uribe is off to a .378 SLG, .274 OBA, .652 OPS, -2 RCAA start in his first 52 games. He has a .728 career OPS, compared to his league average of .767, and -81 RCAA in 507 games.

After 11 RCAA/.824 OPS and -23 RCAA/.729 OPS seasons, Pierzynski is hitting .452 SLG, .331 OBA, .783 OPS, 0 RCAA in his first 45 games. He has a .770 career OPS, compared to his league average of .765, and -15 RCAA in 613 games.

After -22 RCAA/.704 OPS and 14 RCAA/.894 OPS seasons, Konerko is hitting .485 SLG, .347 OBA, .832 OPS, 4 RCAA in his first 56 games. He has a .824 career OPS, compared to his league average of .770, and 29 RCAA in 1028 games.

17) Whitesox P Freddy Garcia’s line–8 IP, 2 H, 3 R/ER, 0 BB, 10 SO.

After 4.51 ERA/-2 RSAA and 3.81 ERA/19 RSAA seasons, Garcia is off to a 3.51 ERA/10 RSAA start in his first 12 starts. He has a 3.91 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.60, and 80 RSAA in 198 games.

18) Rockies P Joe Kennedy took a pounding–5 2/3 IP, 11 H, 8 R/ER, 4 BB, 3 SO.

After 6.13 ERA/-24 RSAA and 3.66 ERA/27 RSAA seasons, Kennedy is off to a 7.07 ERA/-13 RSAA start in his first 11 starts. He has a 4.86 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.43, and -10 RSAA in 120 games.

19) Tigers P Jeremy Bonderman took a pounding–6 IP, 5 H, 5 R/ER, 2 BB, 5 SO.

After starting his career with 5.56 ERA/-23 RSAA and 4.89 ERA/-9 RSAA seasons, Bonderman is off to a 3.90 ERA/2 RSAA start in his first 12 starts. He has a 4.96 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.53, and -30 RSAA in 78 games.

20) Dodgers P Derek Lowe’s line–8 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.

After 4.47 ERA/6 RSAA and 5.42 ERA/-10 RSAA seasons, Lowe is off to a 3.35 ERA/7 RSAA start in his first 13 starts. He has a 3.79 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.59, and 108 RSAA in 416 games.

21) Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (2 2B) and CF Kenny Lofton had 3 hits.

After -12 RCAA/.707 OPS and 14 RCAA/.803 OPS seasons, Rollins is off to a .399 SLG, .320 OBA, .720 OPS, -3 RCAA start in his first 57 games. He has a .734 career OPS, compared to his league average of .773, and -16 RCAA in 693 games.

After 12 RCAA/.801 OPS and 1 RCAA/.741 OPS seasons, Lofton is hitting .511 SLG, .467 OBA, .978 OPS, 11 RCAA in his first 31 games. He has a .799 career OPS, compared to his league average of .768, and 217 RCAA in 1759 games.

22) Phillies P Cory Lidle took a pounding–3 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO.

After 5.75 ERA/-21 RSAA and 4.90 ERA/-19 RSAA seasons, Lidle is off to a 4.46 ERA/-1 RSAA start in his first 12 starts. He has a 4.52 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.46, and -5 RSAA in 227 games.


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