Abbreviated schedule; west coast games in progress
–The San Francisco Giants had a nine run second inning…
—It included two Juan Uribe home runs.
—-One of them was a grand slam.
–YCPB Poster Boy Jose Bautista hit his fiftieth, 50 home run today. Via @bkabak, in his entire career up to this point, he’d hit 58….total.
—Felix Hernandez pitched a two hitter; he lost and is now 12-12 on the season.
—–King Felix did walk four, though…
–Javier Vazquez hit three batters in a row, the first pitcher to do that since Jeff Weaver.
—By the end of this season, Robbie Canó will have walked more times in 2010 than in 2008 and 2009 combined (via @mikeaxisa)
–Cliff Lee walked back-to-back batters. It’s the first time he’s done this in 80 starts. Via @aandro
–The Dodgers, going into today’s game, were 73-79. In their entire history, they had never had that record at any point.
—-Jay Gibbons is apparently their clean-up hitter.
–Neither the Royals, nor the Indians had a hit with RISP. The Royals won 4-2.