- The Pirates went 5-for-8 with RISP and the Brewers 2-for-11, but the Brewers won.
– Ramon Hernandez hit three home runs in a series against the Cardinals.
— The Cardinals scored five runs in the ninth – and didn’t win.
— Aroldis Chapman’s line today: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 4 R/ER, 4 BB, 0 K. He’s got a 13.8 BB/9 now and a K/BB under one.
– Jose Bautista hit three home runs today. This isn’t really unpredictable any more, but whatever, we’ll note it!
— It was at Target Field.
— h/t @tsmith15: Jose Bautista has three fewer home runs than the Twins in about 1100 ABs.
—- h/t @dknobler: Jose Bautista has played seven games at Target Field and has six home runs. Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau have played a combined 129 games at Target Field, and have five home runs.
– Justin Turner had five RBIs.
— Jason Marquis has five wins (and a good ERA and non-ridiculous peripherals).
– the Rockies are 9-10 at home.
— Mat Latos won today against them. This was the first time he’d won in ten games.
– Jarrod Saltalamacchia home run!