Mullet Wins 300, Jose Reyes Out For a Month, David Oritz Needs Glasses?

Paul GrecoContributor IJune 5, 2009

WASHINGTON - JUNE 04:  Randy Johnson #51 of the San Francisco Giants walks off the field after the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 4, 2009 in Washington, DC.  Johnson is vying for his 300th career victory.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

TOP NEWS: Congrats to Randy Johnson for winning his 300th game Wednesday night.  Mullet Power!!!

Also, the Mets confirmed that Jose Reyes has a tear in a right hamstring tendon.


American League News

Miguel Cabrera had to leave Thursday's game after the second inning with, what looks like, an apparent hamstring injury.

Fausto Carmona could be demoted to Triple-A as early as today.

Justin Morneau went 3-for-3 with two walks, a double, a home run, three runs scored and three RBI.

In a desperate move, David Ortiz said Wednesday that he is thinking about getting his eyes checked.

Adam Lind went 5-for-5 with three doubles and two runs scored.

Jason Kubel hit two homers and drove in six runs Wednesday.

All Tim Wakefield seems to do is win. Thursday night he held the Tigers to three runs over 6 2/3 innings for his seventh win of the season.

Brett Anderson pitched seven shutout innings for his third win of the season.

Kevin Youkilis had to leave Thursday's game in the fourth inning with a tight right calf.

Here we go again. Royals recalled Luke Hochevar from Triple-A. When will the Royals learn?

Scott Baker struck out 10 over seven innings and allowed only two earned runs for the win.

James Shields struck out eight over eight innings for his fifth win of the season.

Billy Butler went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs.

Travis Hafner, recovering from a shoulder injury, will rejoin the Indians today.

Chien-Ming Wang, who got the start for Yankees Thursday night, gave up five runs over 4 2/3 innings. This is not good news for Yankee fans and Wang's fantasy owners.  Yankee management is frustrated with the fact that Wang can't keep his pitches down.

National League News

If Fernando Martinez doesn't start to hit, Manager Jerry Manuel said he'd likely be demoted.  No pressure kid.

It looks like Carlos Gonzalez, the prized Rockies outfielder, will get promoted to the big league club.

Josh Johnson won his fifth game of the season on Wednesday night, holding the Brewers to two runs over 7 2/3 innings. Sniff sniff, I smell a Cy Young candidate.

Jason Jaramillo, hitting .284 on season as the replacement to Ryan Doumit, went 2-for-4 with four RBI on Wednesday afternoon.

David Wright went 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and two walks.

Welcome to the Big Leagues kid. Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and three runs scored after getting the call from Triple-A.

The "Big Boy" can run. Prince Fielder went 3-for-4 with a home run, a triple, and drove in three runs.

The Braves/Cubs game was postponed due to rain Wednesday, but Nate McLouth was penciled in as the number three hitter in the batting order for Atlanta.

Cole Hamels pitched a complete game shutout against the hot-hitting Dodgers. Hamels struck out five and didn't allow a walk.

I can hear Garrett Atkins now, "Me, sent down? Are they joking? I'll show them."  Thursday night Atkins homered twice and drove in three runs. Amazing how a rumor can light a fire under someone.

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise. I told Lenny Melnick just last week about Anibal Sanchez and how he hasn't looked right on the mound this year. Word out of Florida now is that Sanchez is headed back to the DL.