Thursday is the mid point of the baseball week. Three days have been completed, three days lay ahead – yes, I just explained to you the story of the seven day week. Hey, how many of these intros can I write that say the same thing – here's a report on the daily matchups?

DISH DIAMONDS – The Best Hitting Matchups of the Day

(image) Matt Adams gets to take on Bartolo Colon who hasn't looked great this season. Adams is destroying righties with a .391 average in 64 at-bats. Oddly he has only one homer.
 
Michael Brantley is off to a really strong start this season. Should continue Thursday versus Bruce Chen and the Royals. Brantley has worn Chen out over the years with 10 hits in 19 at-bats (.526).

Marlon Byrd was a downer Wednesday. On Thursday he's likely to Continue...

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Steve Carlton won 27 games in 1972. #Phillies won 59 games. Carlton also had 30 CGs. Verlander has 20 in his career. @MattGelb

At this pt we don't know role. RT @RickyRHowe: will Taijuan Walker remain in the starting lineup? Worth a p/u in h2h/points league?

Steve Carlton won 27 games in 1972. #Phillies won 59 games. Carlton also had 30 CGs. Verlander has 20 in his career. @colemanrod