Daily Rundown: July 1st

Chicago White Sox v St Louis Cardinals

By Oliver Connolly

Chris Sale tied a big league record with his eighth straight double-digit strikeout start, the Nationals moved three and a half games ahead of the Mets and the Giants blew a chance to close in on the Dodgers.

Results

Tuesday, June 30
MATCHUP   RESULT WIN LOSS SAVE

Chicago

New York

CHC 1, NYM 0 Kyle Hendricks Jonathon Niese Jason Motte

Texas

Baltimore

TEX 8, BAL 6 Colby Lewis Miguel Gonzalez Shawn Tolleson

Milwaukee

Philadelphia

MIL 4, PHI 3 Neal Cotts Ken Giles Francisco Rodriguez

Boston

Toronto

BOS 4, TOR 3 Eduardo Rodriguez Marco Estrada Koji Uehara

Pittsburgh

Detroit

PIT 5, DET 4 (F/14) Deolis Guerra Tom Gorzelanny  

Washington

Atlanta

WSH 6, ATL 1 Jordan Zimmermann Shelby Miller  

Minnesota

Cincinnati

MIN 8, CIN 5 Phil Hughes Anthony DeSclafani Glen Perkins

San Francisco

Miami

MIA 5, SF 3 Mat Latos Ryan Vogelsong A.J. Ramos

Cleveland

Tampa Bay

CLE 6, TB 2 Danny Salazar Erasmo Ramirez  

Kansas City

Houston

HOU 4, KC 0 Dallas Keuchel Danny Duffy  

Chicago

St. Louis

CHW 2, STL 1 (F/11) Daniel Webb Miguel Socolovich David Robertson

Los Angeles

Arizona

LAD 6, ARI 4 (F/10) Joel Peralta David Hernandez Kenley Jansen

New York

Los Angeles

LAA 2, NYY 1 Andrew Heaney Ivan Nova Huston Street

Colorado

Oakland

COL 2, OAK 1 Jorge De La Rosa Chris Bassitt LaTroy Hawkins

Seattle

San Diego

SEA 5, SD 0 Mike Montgomery Ian Kennedy

Standings

American League
EAST W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
Baltimore Orioles 41 36 .532 25-15 16-21 355 310 +45 L2 7-3
Tampa Bay Rays 42 37 .532 21-25 21-12 286 280 +6 L3 3-7
New York Yankees 41 37 .526 0.5 21-14 20-23 365 345 +20 L3 3-7
Toronto Blue Jays 41 38 .519 1 25-17 16-21 424 339 +85 L2 4-6
Boston Red Sox 36 43 .456 6 17-20 19-23 321 363 -42 W3 6-4
CENTRAL W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
Kansas City Royals 44 30 .595 22-13 22-17 317 268 +49 L2 6-4
Minnesota Twins 41 36 .532 4.5 25-15 16-21 328 325 +3 W1 4-6
Detroit Tigers 39 37 .513 6 20-20 19-17 331 335 -4 L1 5-5
Cleveland Indians 35 41 .461 10 15-23 20-18 304 333 -29 W2 4-6
Chicago White Sox 33 42 .440 11.5 18-15 15-27 259 339 -80 W1 5-5
WEST W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
Houston Astros 46 34 .575 27-16 19-18 356 298 +58 W3 6-4
Los Angeles Angels 41 37 .526 4 25-17 16-20 302 302 0 W4 6-4
Texas Rangers 40 38 .513 5 15-19 25-19 342 336 +6 W2 3-7
Seattle Mariners 35 42 .455 9.5 17-23 18-19 260 306 -46 W1 5-5
Oakland Athletics 35 45 .438 11 15-24 20-21 356 311 +45 L1 6-4
National League
EAST W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
Washington Nationals 43 34 .558 22-14 21-20 342 308 +34 W1 9-1
New York Mets 40 38 .513 3.5 29-12 11-26 276 288 -12 L1 4-6
Atlanta Braves 36 41 .468 7 19-16 17-25 305 337 -32 L1 4-6
Miami Marlins 32 46 .410 11.5 19-22 13-24 285 320 -35 W1 3-7
Philadelphia Phillies 27 52 .342 17 18-23 9-29 263 390 -127 L2 4-6
CENTRAL W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
St. Louis Cardinals 51 25 .671 29-8 22-17 310 213 +97 L1 8-2
Pittsburgh Pirates 43 33 .566 8 24-14 19-19 303 256 +47 W1 4-6
Chicago Cubs 40 35 .533 10.5 20-15 20-20 296 288 +8 W1 5-5
Cincinnati Reds 35 41 .461 16 21-15 14-26 311 327 -16 L1 4-6
Milwaukee Brewers 31 48 .392 21.5 15-26 16-22 294 370 -76 W3 6-4
WEST W L PCT GB HOME ROAD RS RA DIFF STRK L10
Los Angeles Dodgers 44 35 .557 27-13 17-22 336 272 +64 W1 6-4
San Francisco Giants 42 36 .538 1.5 21-20 21-16 332 310 +22 L1 6-4
Arizona Diamondbacks 37 40 .481 6 19-19 18-21 348 356 -8 L1 4-6
San Diego Padres 37 42 .468 7 18-21 19-21 327 364 -37 L2 4-6
Colorado Rockies 34 43 .442 9 17-22 17-21 347 392 -45 W1 6-4

Image of the Night

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On this day in baseball history

1859:

In the first college baseball game ever played, Amherst defeats their archrival, Williams College, 73-32 (66-32 by some reports). The game is played near the corner of North Street and Maplewood Avenue in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Today’s Games

Wednesday, July 1
MATCHUP   TIME  (BST) PITCHING MATCHUP

Minnesota

Cincinnati

5:35 PM   Trevor May vs Johnny Cueto

Boston

Toronto

6:07 PM   Rick Porcello vs Mark Buehrle

Colorado

Oakland

8:35 PM   Chad Bettis vs Jesse Hahn

Seattle

San Diego

8:40 PM   Taijuan Walker vs James Shields

New York

Los Angeles

12:00 AM Nathan Eovaldi vs Matt Shoemaker

Texas

Baltimore

12:05 AM   Nick Martinez vs Wei-Yin Chen

Milwaukee

Philadelphia

12:05 AM   Kyle Lohse vs Aaron Harang

Pittsburgh

Detroit

12:08 AM   A.J. Burnett vs Alfredo Simon

Washington

Atlanta

12:10 AM   Doug Fister vs Matt Wisler

Chicago

New York

12:10 AM   Jon Lester vs Bartolo Colon

San Francisco

Miami

12:10 AM   Chris Heston vs Dan Haren

Cleveland

Tampa Bay

12:10 AM   Carlos Carrasco vs Alex Colome

Kansas City

Houston

1:10 AM   Edinson Volquez vs Vincent Velasquez

Chicago

St. Louis

1:15 AM   Jose Quintana vs John Lackey

Los Angeles

Arizona

2:40 AM   Brett Anderson vs Robbie Ray

Internal Links

In this week’s ‘writers roundtable‘ we look at what trades we would like to see before the deadline.

Gabe Isaacson explores ten contracts that could be traded.

Anthony Rescan jumps into the White Sox GM’s chair as he plots a southside rebuild.

We’re delighted to have “Baseball As It Was” join the Call to the Bullpen Podcast Network.

External Links

Buster Olney questions how the Phillies will operate with the hire of Andy McPhail.

Scott Miller reports on the friction between Mike Scioscia and Jerry Dipoto.

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