Reds starting pitcher Anthony Desclafani throws to the
Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game
Monday, April 20, 2015, in Milwaukee.
A look at what's
happening all around the major leagues today:
The New York Mets
are taking Harvey Day over the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to Yankee
Stadium in the Bronx. All-Star ace Matt Harvey, nursing a sore
ankle, tries to put the Mets back in the win column after the
Yankees ended their 11-game winning streak Friday night in the
Subway Series opener. "A little tape is not going to keep him
from pitching the way he can pitch," Mets manager Terry
Collins said. CC Sabathia starts for the Yankees. He is looking
for his first victory since April 24, 2014.
MILE HIGH MISERY
righty Tim Hudson (0-2, 3.93 ERA) seeks his first career win at
Coors Field. He's 0-2 with a 7.29 ERA in eight starts in the Mile
High City. Coors Field is one of two current major league parks
where the veteran pitcher has never earned a win. The other is
Target Field in Minnesota, where he's 0-1.
Anthony DeSclafani is making the Reds' decision to trade Mat Latos
look good so far. While Latos has struggled with Miami, DeSclafani
takes a streak of 15 scoreless innings into his start against the
Chicago Cubs. He's 2-0 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts.
is scheduled to start for the Nationals against Miami right-hander
Tom Koehler. Strasburg is 3-4 with a 5.59 ERA in seven starts at
right-hander Scott Feldman can set a club record when he faces the
Oakland Athletics. Feldman is attempting to become the first
pitcher in franchise history to go at least five innings with one
walk or fewer in each of his first four starts of a season.
right-hander David Buchanan has struggled out of the gate after an
impressive showing in spring training. He's 0-3 with a 9.22 ERA in
three starts and will look to turn things around when the Phillies