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Ha-seong Kim San Diego Padres

Needs stats ... he's a good glove, that's for sure!

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Shed Long Seattle Mariners

Yesterday's Second Biggest Play

Batter: Shed Long (SEA)

Pitcher: Diego Castillo (TBR)

Situation: Bottom 10th, 2 out, 1-1 count, Bases Loaded

Score:  TBR 2, SEA 2

Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
SEA went from a 66% win probability to a walk-off 6-2 victory.

View the full game Boxscore at Baseball-Reference.com

Walk-off grand slams in Mariners history

DateBatterTmOppInn
2021‑06‑20Shed LongSEA TBRb10
2006‑08‑08Richie SexsonSEA TBDb10
2004‑07‑19Bret BooneSEA BOSb11
2003‑04‑22Mike CameronSEA CLEb9
1996‑08‑29Mark WhitenSEA BALb9
1995‑07‑17Tino MartinezSEA DETb10
1986‑07‑17Jim PresleySEA BOSb11
1986‑04‑08Jim PresleySEA CALb10
1985‑04‑13Phil BradleySEA MINb9

See the full list at Stathead.com's Batting Event Finder

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Sean Murphy Oakland Athletics

Yesterday's Biggest Play

Batter: Sean Murphy (OAK)

Pitcher: Aroldis Chapman (NYY)

Situation: Top 9th, 0 out, 1-0 count, Runners On 1st and 2nd

Score:  NYY 2, OAK 1

Triple Play: Groundout: 3B/Forceout at 3B
NYY went from a 56% win probability to a game-ending out, and a 2-1 victory.

View the full game Boxscore at Baseball-Reference.com

Stathead Spotlight: Yankees

Most recent game-ending triple plays

DateBatterTmOppPitcher
2021‑06‑20 Sean MurphyOAK@NYYAroldis Chapman
2009‑08‑23 Jeff FrancoeurNYM PHIBrad Lidge
1991‑09‑08  Chris SaboCIN@MONBarry Jones
1978‑04‑21 Ron CeyLAD HOUKen Forsch
1977‑06‑03 John WathanKCR BALTippy Martinez

See the full list at Stathead.com's Batting Event Finder

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Hyun-jin Ryu Toronto Blue Jays
Kyle SchwarberWilmer FloresTrey ManciniAdam WainwrightHyun Jin Ryu

Yesterday's Top Performers

Pitchers:

Adam Wainwright* (STL): 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 11 K, 75 GmSc

Hyun Jin Ryu* (TOR): 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 4 K, 70 GmSc

JT Brubaker (PIT): 6.2 IP, 2 ER, 3 H, 0 BB, 9 K, 69 GmSc

Shane McClanahan (TBR): 6.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 8 K, 69 GmSc

Drew Smyly (ATL): 5.2 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 3 BB, 5 K, 69 GmSc

View All of Yesterday's Pitchers at Baseball-Reference.com

* - pictured above

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Kyle Schwarber Washington Nationals
Kyle SchwarberWilmer FloresTrey ManciniAdam WainwrightHyun Jin Ryu

Yesterday's Top Performers

Batters:

Kyle Schwarber* (WSN): 3-4, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R

Wilmer Flores* (SFG): 4-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R

Trey Mancini* (BAL): 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

Paul Goldschmidt (STL): 3-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R

Reese McGuire (TOR): 4-5, 2 RBI, 2 R

Brandon Crawford (SFG): 2-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R

Kolten Wong (MIL): 3-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

Nolan Arenado (STL): 2-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R

Ketel Marte (ARI): 3-4, 2 RBI, 3 R

J.T. Realmuto (PHI): 3-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R

View All of Yesterday's Batters at Baseball-Reference.com

* - pictured above

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Mason Thompson San Diego Padres

Called up by the Padres ... FAAB'd by Plato's Cave in PCL ...

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Last night's FAABs ...

Gashouse Gang: rel TEstrada SF, prr ABurns LAD 3
Replacement Level Drinkers: rel ESogard ChC, prr JSanchez Mia 18
Amnesia Reboot: rel TJankowski Phi, prr MVierling Phi 3
Plato's Cave: rel MBumgarner Ari, prr CDeJong Pit 2
Plato's Cave: rel PEvans Pit, prr JVanMeter Ari 2
Plato's Cave: rel CMenez SF, prr MDiaz SD 2
Plato's Cave: rel AAdams SD, prr MThompson SD 1
Plato's Cave: rel ARondon StL, prr ASenzatela Col 1
Lynch Mob: rel AMills ChC, prr SSouza LAD 13
Sugar Kings: rel ChGonzalez Col, prr PEspino Was 3
Choes Balin: rel MWilliams NYM, prr ZThompson Mia 2
Choes Balin: rel MagSierra Mia, prr BBoxberger Mil 1
Rhys's Pieces: rel WCraig Pit, prr KSmith Atl 1
Rhys's Pieces: rel EInciarte Atl, prr GParra Was 1
Rhys's Pieces: rel ABradley Phi, prr CKuhl Pit 1
Plato's Cave: rel ICastillo SD, prr SReidFoley NYM 1

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Alec Mills Chicago Cubs

Alec Mills (P) CHI-N - Jun. 20
https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=786558

Mills (3-1) allowed six hits and struck out three across five scoreless innings to earn the win Sunday versus Miami.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Mills turned in an excellent start, as all six hits he allowed were singles. The right-hander has filled a versatile role in his 15 appearances (three starts) in 2021.

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Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays

Wander Franco (SS) TB - Jun. 20
https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=786540

Franco has been told by the Rays that he'll be called up ahead of Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Franco cemented his status as baseball's top prospect with Triple-A Durham to begin the season, as he slashed .323/.376/.601 with seven home runs, 35 RBI, 30 runs and five stolen bases in 38 games. While Taylor Walls had been serving as the Rays' shortstop after Willy Adames was traded, Franco should see regular playing time in the infield right away.

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John Brebbia San Francisco Giants

John Brebbia (P) SF - Jun. 20
https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=786626

Brebbia (elbow) pitched a perfect inning with one strikeout in Sunday's 11-2 win over Philadelphia.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Now recovered from his June 2020 Tommy John surgery, Brebbia was able to make his San Francisco debut. He did well in the final inning of a blowout win. The right-hander last pitched in the majors in 2019, when he had a 3.59 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 87:27 K:BB and 12 holds across 72.2 innings with St. Louis. He'll likely be eased back into action with low-leverage assignments at first, but he could become a key piece of San Francisco's bullpen in the second half of the season.

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Ketel Marte Arizona Diamondbacks

His third hit of the game brings the D'backs to within one of the Dodgers in the 8th inning after starting the inning down 9-2, and still the team goes down to its 17th straight defeat. In his last 17 games Ketel is slashing .364/.417/.530.

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Jarren Duran Boston Red Sox

Is he ever Hungry Like the Wolf.

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Mark Melancon San Diego Padres

Save No. 20 yesterday. The Padres have won 41 games with one of the wins going to Melancon.

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Brandon Nimmo New York Mets

Started rehab today at Syracuse.

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I've been a bit ... focus'd on other things ... here's LAST WEEK's FAAB (ie. June 13th) ...

Power Hungry Redux: rel BDrury NYM, prr LWilliams Phi 11
Power Hungry Redux: rel CTucker Pit, prr LDiaz Mia 3
Replacement Level Drinkers: rel WDifo Pit, prr JVosler SF 3
Amnesia Reboot: rel AStevenson Was, prr TJankowski Phi 1
Plato's Cave: rel YHernandez Was, prr LGuillorme NYM 4
Plato's Cave: rel ABender Mia, prr AAlmonte Atl 4
Brubaker's Yeasts: rel MAdams Col, prr TGonsolin LAD 15
Brubaker's Yeasts: rel ASchunk Col, prr SLong SF 8
Rhys's Pieces: rel ChMartin Atl, prr ABradley Phi 3
Gashouse Gang: rel JRondon StL, prr DPoncedeleon StL 1
Gashouse Gang: rel MOzuna Atl, prr TSantillan Cin 4
Amnesia Reboot: rel GCabrera StL, prr JOviedo StL 1
Choes Balin: rel KMuller Atl, prr JNelson LAD 1
Rhys's Pieces: rel KCrick Pit, prr DBednar Pit 1

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Matt Peacock Arizona Diamondbacks

We should get his stats tomorrow.

Diamondbacks Update

Most recent teams to lose 16+ consecutive games

StartEndLOpp
ARI 2021‑06‑022021‑06‑19*16*NYM,MIL,OAK,LAA,SFG,LAD
SEA2011‑07‑062011‑07‑2617OAK,LAA,TEX,TOR,BOS,NYY
KCR2005‑07‑282005‑08‑1919TBD,BOS,OAK,CLE,DET,SEA
CHC1996‑09‑281997‑04‑2016PIT,FLA,ATL,COL,NYM
BAL1988‑04‑041988‑04‑2821MIL,CLE,KCR,MIN

See the list of longest losing streaks at Stathead.com's Team Batting Streak Finder

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Daniel Camarena San Diego Padres

Yesterday's Debut

P Dan Camarena (SDP)

Born: November 9, 1992 (Age: 28-222d)

Drafted: Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 20th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Cathedral Catholic HS (San Diego, CA).

Debut: 2.2 ip, 3 er, 3 k, 1 bb

Others

  • Matt Vierling (PHI), PH, 24-276d
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Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

Yesterday's Top Performers


Ryan MountcastleRhys HoskinsFrancisco LindorPablo LopezWalker Buehler

Batters:

Ryan Mountcastle* (BAL): 4-4, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R

Rhys Hoskins* (PHI): 3-6, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R

Francisco Lindor* (NYM): 3-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R

Willy Adames (MIL): 4-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R

Bobby Dalbec (BOS): 3-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

Adam Duvall (MIA): 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 1 SB

Marcus Semien (TOR): 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R

Kyle Schwarber (WSN): 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

Harold Ramirez (CLE): 2-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

Will Smith (LAD): 3-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R

View All of Yesterday's Batters at Baseball-Reference.com

* - pictured above


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Dean Kremer Baltimore Orioles

Yesterday's Top Performers


Ryan MountcastleRhys HoskinsFrancisco LindorPablo LopezWalker Buehler

Pitchers:

Pablo Lopez* (MIA): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 7 K, 82 GmSc

Walker Buehler* (LAD): 7.1 IP, 2 ER, 2 H, 2 BB, 11 K, 75 GmSc

Kolby Allard (TEX): 6.0 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 1 BB, 6 K, 61 GmSc

Dean Kremer (BAL): 6.0 IP, 2 ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 6 K, 61 GmSc

Cal Quantrill (CLE): 5.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 2 BB, 2 K, 61 GmSc

View All of Yesterday's Pitchers at Baseball-Reference.com

* - pictured above



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Ryan Mountcastle Baltimore Orioles

Stathead Spotlight: Ryan Mountcastle

Most recent Baltimore Orioles with 3 HR in a game

PlayerDateTmOppHR
Ryan Mountcastle2021‑06‑19BALTOR3
Pedro Severino2019‑06‑04BALTEX3
Manny Machado2017‑08‑18BALLAA3
Manny Machado2016‑08‑07BALCHW3
Chris Davis2014‑05‑20BALPIT3
Chris Davis2012‑08‑24BALTOR3
Nick Markakis2006‑08‑22BALMIN3
Albert Belle1999‑07‑25BALANA3
Roberto Alomar1997‑04‑26BALBOS3
Cal Ripken Jr.1996‑05‑28BALSEA3

See the full list at Stathead.com's Batting Game Finder

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