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OUT LOUD

“He can pitch in Brooklyn if he wants.”

— Mets manager Terry Collins, humorously referring to the team’s Class A affiliate as a place for Matt Harvey, who has complained about the team’s six-man rotation, to get some work in.

 

GAME OF NUMBERS

0-7

Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa’s record in nine starts at at Arizona’s Chase Field before winning there Sunday.

 

.208

NL-worst batting average entering Monday for veteran Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins.

8

Number of years ago that the Rangers last had only one All-Star selection.

 

AL CENTRAL WATCH

Jason Frasor

Pitcher, Kansas City

A need for depth on offense led to the 37-year-old reliever being designated for assignment for the first time in his career, despite going 1-0 with a 1.54 ERA in 26 games. Frasor was pitching for last-place Texas last year when he was traded to the Royals, and he proved to be a valuable veteran presence in the clubhouse.