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Tampa Bay Rays Ship Matusz to Chicago
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Officials for Tampa Bay confirmed that they have traded 32-year-old LHP Brian Matusz, 19-year-old minor league RHP Dominic Pipkin and 22-year-old minor league 3B Nick Brandon to the Chicago White Sox. In return, the Rays will receive $1 in cash.


This year Matusz has gone 8-7 with an ERA of 3.29 and has 96 strikeouts in 126 innings.
Baltimore Orioles, Blue Jays Agree to Trade
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
A trade between Baltimore and Toronto was made official this morning. The Orioles have sent 26-year-old 3B Don Lund to the Blue Jays in exchange for 20-year-old minor league RF Bryan Leach and 20-year-old minor league LHP Kyle Rogers.


Lund is hitting .303 so far this season with 18 RBIs and 18 runs scored. He has 40 hits including 6 home runs, 7 walks and .338 OBP.
Season Ends for Appel
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
The season will end prematurely for Mark Appel, the Atlanta starting pitcher. He suffered a torn rotator cuff on 07/13/2019, an injury that is serious enough to knock him out of action for the rest of the year. Appel was not available for comment.

Appel has a 10-4 season record so far. In 20 starts, he has fanned 121 batters in 124.1 innings with a 3.11 ERA.
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Jed McKinley - COL
.376
2 Joe Panik SF .330
3 Steve Winter TBR .328
4 Nomar Mazara LAA .323
4 Wil Myers COL .323
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Edgardo Arredondo - HOU
37
2 Miguel Velazquez NYY 33
3 Arinori Arai NYY 27
4 Giancarlo Stanton TOR 26
5 Ryobe Kamida PHI 24
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Edgardo Arredondo - HOU
86
2 Kaleb Cowart LAA 83
3 Braulio Pardo SF 76
4 Arialdi Peguero TEX 72
5 Miguel Velazquez NYY 70
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Danny Hultzen - SEA
14
2 Bill Black CHW 12
3 Dylan Bundy SEA 11
3 Craig Cooper COL 11
3 Steve White BAL 11
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Danny Hultzen - SEA
2.10
2 Kolby Allard CIN 2.13
3 Lance McCullers MIA 2.17
4 Rod Swift CLE 2.27
5 Bill Black CHW 2.29
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Alberto Vega - NYM
159
2 Justin Hooper SEA 145
3 Jordan Lyles LAA 138
4 Danny Hultzen SEA 132
4 Clayton Kershaw STL 132
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AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
East W L PCT GB
Toronto Blue Jays 61 34 .642 -
Tampa Bay Rays 55 40 .579 6.0
Boston Red Sox 43 51 .457 17.5
Baltimore Orioles 39 54 .419 21.0
New York Yankees 38 55 .409 22.0
Central W L PCT GB
Cleveland Indians 54 38 .587 -
Minnesota Twins 51 41 .554 3.0
Chicago White Sox 46 46 .500 8.0
Kansas City Royals 37 58 .389 18.5
Detroit Tigers 34 58 .370 20.0
West W L PCT GB
Los Angeles Angels 59 37 .615 -
Seattle Mariners 56 41 .577 3.5
Texas Rangers 52 43 .547 6.5
Houston Astros 50 45 .526 8.5
Oakland Athletics 40 55 .421 18.5
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
East W L PCT GB
Atlanta Braves 53 43 .552 -
New York Mets 48 45 .516 3.5
Washington Nationals 48 45 .516 3.5
Miami Marlins 45 46 .495 5.5
Philadelphia Phillies 44 51 .463 8.5
Central W L PCT GB
St. Louis Cardinals 57 36 .613 -
Cincinnati Reds 50 42 .543 6.5
Milwaukee Brewers 43 52 .453 15.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 30 63 .323 27.0
Chicago Cubs 30 64 .319 27.5
West W L PCT GB
Colorado Rockies 57 38 .600 -
San Francisco Giants 55 39 .585 1.5
Los Angeles Dodgers 56 40 .583 1.5
San Diego Padres 39 54 .419 17.0
Arizona Diamondbacks 39 55 .415 17.5
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Toronto Boston 4-2 7:15 pm PST C.Farrell (9-2, 3.53 ERA) C.Kelly (1-5, 4.09 ERA)
Chicago Kansas City 1-2 2:10 pm PST N.Syndergaard (5-8, 5.99 ERA) J.Gray (0-2, 3.34 ERA)
Tampa Bay New York 8-5 7:00 pm PST D.Tillman (4-0, 1.24 ERA) C.Santos (0-1, 0.00 ERA)
Detroit Cleveland 4-10 7:05 pm PST A.Malinowski (8-4, 3.45 ERA) T.Fujita (4-10, 5.00 ERA)
Houston Los Angeles 1-4 7:05 pm PST K.Gausman (9-3, 3.10 ERA) S.Fung (8-7, 2.97 ERA)
Seattle Oakland 3-1 7:05 pm PST D.Bundy (11-7, 3.39 ERA) T.Mass (1-4, 5.77 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Pittsburgh St. Louis 3-7 7:05 pm PST C.Mulligan (4-0, 3.03 ERA) B.Oberholtzer (0-4, 4.93 ERA)
Los Angeles Philadelphia 1-5 7:05 pm PST A.Crow (1-6, 3.84 ERA) J.MacIntosh (6-8, 4.54 ERA)
Cincinnati Chicago 9-3 7:05 pm PST A.Cole (2-4, 4.65 ERA) T.Jenkins (5-7, 5.54 ERA)
Atlanta Milwaukee 14-4 7:05 pm PST B.Aiken (4-11, 4.92 ERA) D.Adams (2-2, 4.73 ERA)
San Francisco Colorado 2-4 7:05 pm PST C.Cooper (11-4, 3.35 ERA) T.Lincecum (7-6, 3.16 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Toronto (61-34, Road: 25-22) Boston (43-51, Home: 18-27) 7:05 pm PST LHP K.Nicholas (6-3, 3.39 ERA) RHP C.Beck (2-2, 3.23 ERA)
Chicago (46-46, Road: 22-24) Kansas City (37-58, Home: 22-26) 7:05 pm PST RHP D.Muz (0-0, 0.00 ERA) RHP J.Torres (3-11, 5.84 ERA)
Tampa Bay (55-40, Road: 29-18) New York (38-55, Home: 22-29) 7:05 pm PST RHP J.Cote (8-6, 3.97 ERA) LHP M.Fried (4-3, 4.50 ERA)
Detroit (34-58, Road: 15-31) Cleveland (54-38, Home: 29-18) 7:05 pm PST RHP C.Billingsley (1-3, 3.83 ERA) LHP S.Matz (8-5, 4.54 ERA)
Houston (50-45, Road: 24-24) Los Angeles (59-37, Home: 30-17) 7:05 pm PST LHP T.James (2-4, 4.94 ERA) RHP B.Morrow (8-9, 5.09 ERA)
Arizona (39-55, Road: 23-29) Texas (52-43, Home: 30-21) 7:05 pm PST RHP B.Hauck (5-4, 4.47 ERA) RHP S.Castro (6-6, 4.50 ERA)
Washington (48-45, Road: 18-28) Baltimore (39-54, Home: 20-25) 7:05 pm PST RHP S.Trevail (6-7, 3.34 ERA) RHP S.White (11-6, 3.67 ERA)
New York (48-45, Road: 22-29) Minnesota (51-41, Home: 24-19) 7:05 pm PST RHP M.Harvey (2-4, 3.42 ERA) RHP M.Tanaka (5-3, 3.68 ERA)
Seattle (56-41, Road: 28-21) Oakland (40-55, Home: 18-31) 7:05 pm PST LHP J.Hooper (10-8, 3.04 ERA) RHP S.Gray (4-8, 5.09 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Pittsburgh (30-63, Road: 16-34) St. Louis (57-36, Home: 32-15) 6:05 pm PST RHP C.Scalise (7-3, 2.62 ERA) LHP A.Cruz (0-1, 3.99 ERA)
Los Angeles (56-40, Road: 28-19) Philadelphia (44-51, Home: 25-23) 7:05 pm PST RHP Y.Darvish (7-3, 4.17 ERA) LHP S.Gilmartin (8-5, 3.09 ERA)
San Diego (39-54, Road: 16-27) Miami (45-46, Home: 22-25) 7:10 pm PST RHP B.Peacock (6-6, 3.84 ERA) RHP L.McCullers (7-4, 2.17 ERA)
Cincinnati (50-42, Road: 21-26) Chicago (30-64, Home: 22-27) 7:05 pm PST RHP M.Wacha (5-6, 4.35 ERA) LHP M.Bumgarner (3-10, 5.64 ERA)
Atlanta (53-43, Road: 27-22) Milwaukee (43-52, Home: 22-27) 7:05 pm PST RHP C.Gray (5-3, 1.51 ERA) LHP R.Solano (7-5, 4.25 ERA)
San Francisco (55-39, Road: 27-21) Colorado (57-38, Home: 29-20) 7:05 pm PST RHP Z.Greinke (6-4, 3.79 ERA) RHP R.Dunham (6-4, 3.39 ERA)
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