July 2, 2012
Los Angeles Angels – Jordan Walden gave up 3 runs last night and saw his ERA climb to 3.96. LaTroy Hawkins, meanwhile, has given up just 1 run in 8 innings since returning from the DL and has a 1.10 ERA on the season. Hierarchy change: LaTroy Hawkins to 2nd in line, replacing Jordan Walden.
|Closer |Set-Up |2nd In Line |2013 Closer |Updated LAA |Frieri |Downs |Hawkins |Walden |7/2/12
VULTURE SAVE WATCH
1. Vicente Padilla, Boston Red Sox – Alfredo Aceves has pitched 3.1 innings over the past two nights.
2. Shawn Camp, Chicago Cubs – Carlos Marmol has pitched in three straight games.
3. Jared Burton, Minnesota Twins – With with the Twins employing a true platoon, Jared Burton could get the save opp if there’s a righty-heavy ninth inning due up.