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Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics

The Oakland A’s and the Texas Rangers face off on Monday in Oakland in game one of the AL West series. The Rangers are -120 favorites over the Athletics with an over/under run total set at 6.5 runs. The Oakland A’s are rolling once again this season and they enter this series in first place in the AL West. The A’s have won three in a row, are 6-3 at home, and 8-2 in their last 10 games. As a team Oakland is hitting .251 with Alberto Callespo hitting .321, Jed Lowrie hitting .283, and Josh Donaldson hitting .272. The A’s pitching staff has an ERA of 2.56 with the starters at 2.58 and the bullpen at 2.53. For game one against the Rangers the A’s start Daniel Strally who has allowed 16 hits and 10 runs while striking out 15 over 16.2 innings for a 1-1 record and a Read More

New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals face off on Monday at Citi Field for game one of their series. The Cardinals are -120 favorites over the Mets with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The New York Mets fought hard on Sunday and while it took them extra innings to do it they knocked off the Braves. The Mets are 3-6 at home, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they are three games back in the NL East. As a team the Mets are hitting .227 with David Wright hitting .316, Juan Lagares hitting .314, and Daniel Murphy is hitting .292. The Mets pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.40 with the starters at 3.98 and the bullpen at 5.23. For game one against the Cardinals the Mets start Jerry Mejia who has yet to lose this season. For the season Mejia has allowed Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies face off on Monday at Dodger Stadium for game one of their series. The Dodgers are -115 favorites over the Phillies with an over/under run total set at 7. The Los Angeles Dodgers are stacked this season and they are in first place in the National League West. The Dodgers are6-4 in their last 10 games, 4-4 at home, and they have won their last two games. As a team the Dodgers are hitting .243 with Dee Gordon hitting .367, Juan Uribe hitting .333, and Adrian Gonzalez hitting .301. The Dodgers pitching staff has an ERA of 2.95 with the starters at 2.58 and the bullpen at 3.53. For game one against the Phillies the Dodgers start Paul Maholm who has been pitching both a starter and from the bullpen. For the season Maholm has allowed 14 hits and seven earned runs Read More

Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers

The Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers meet on Friday at Target Field for an AL Central match up.  The Tigers are -145 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Minnesota Twins have had another disastrous season but they have a chance to finish out of the basement and to play spoiler. The Twins are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 30-48 at home, and they are 19 games back in the AL Central. As a team the Twins are hitting .262 with Joe Mauer hitting .323, Ben Revere hitting .288, and Denard Span hitting .286. As a team the Twins pitching staff has an ERA of 4.81 with the starters at 5.50 and the bullpen at 3.74. For game one against the Tigers Minnesota starts Scott Diamond who won last time out to end a personal two game losing streak. For the season Read More

Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox face off on Friday for game one of their series at Camden Yards.  The Orioles are -210 favorites over the Red Sox with an over/under run total set at 9. The Baltimore Orioles are thinking post season and though the American League East may be getting away from them they are still in very good shape for the Wildcard. The Orioles are 7-3 in their last 10 games, 44-34 at home this season, and they are a game and a half back in the AL East. As a team the Orioles are hitting .249 with Nick Markakis hitting .298, Adam Jones hitting .292, and Chris Davis hitting .267. As a team the Orioles pitching staff has an ERA of 3.96 with the starters at 4.50 and the bullpen at 3.05. For game one against the Red Sox Baltimore starts Chris Tillman who Read More

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago Cubs meet on Friday in Arizona for game one of their series.  The Diamondbacks are -210 favorites over the Cubs with an over/under run total set at 9. The Arizona Diamondbacks have competed for most of the season but it looks like they will come up short of the post season this year. The Diamondbacks are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 38-37 at home this season, and they are 13 games back in the NL West. As a team the D-Backs are hitting .259 with Aaron Hill hitting .299, Miguel Montero hitting .290, and Paul Goldschmidt hitting .289. As a team the Diamondbacks pitching staff has an ERA of 3.99 with the starters at 4.36 and the bullpen at 3.24. For game one against the Cubs Arizona starts Ian Kennedy who has won his last three decisions. For the season Kennedy has allowed Read More

Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Washington Nationals and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Monday afternoon for game four of their series in Washington.  The Nationals are -135 favorites over the Brewers with an over/under run total set at 8. The Washington Nationals have already clinched a spot in the post season and are now closing in on the NL East title though they didn’t get any closer with their loss on Sunday. Ian Desmond had two hits, Jayson Werth had a hit, and Adam LaRoche had a hit as the Nationals scored two runs on seven hits. On the mound Chien –Ming Wang allowed eight hits and two runs over four innings to not factor in the decision as Ryan Mattheus had a rough outing and took the loss. For Monday’s game Washington starts Jordan Zimmerman who has won his last two decisions. For the season Zimmerman has allowed 175 hits and 60 Read More

New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics

The New York Yankees and the Oakland Athletics meet on Saturday for game two of their series at Yankee Stadium.  The Yankees are -160 favorites over the Athletics with an over/under run total set at 9. It’s crunch time for the New York Yankees and as has been the history of this team, they are delivering when they need to. On Friday Russell Martin hit a 10th inning home run for the win And Alex Rodriguez and Ichiro Suzuki had two hits each as the Yankees scored two runs on eight hits. C.C. Sabathia had allowed three hits and struck out 11 over eight scoreless innings but didn’t factor in the decision as Rafael Soriano blew the save and David Robertson got the win. For Saturday’s game New York starts Ivan Nova who has won two of his last three decisions. For the season Nova has allowed 183 hits and Read More

Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Washington Nationals and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Saturday in Washington for game two of their series.  The Nationals are -165 favorites over the Brewers with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Washington Nationals have clinched a playoff spot but they are still looking to clinch the NL East. On Friday Adam LaRoche hit a home run, Jayson Werth had a hit, and Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman had hits as the Nationals scored two runs on five hits. Edwin Jackson allowed six hits and a run while striking out six over eight innings but it was Tyler Clippard who blew the save and took the loss. For Saturday’s game Washington starts Gio Gonzalez who is looking for his 20th win and a possible Cy Young Award. For the season Gonzalez has allowed 140 hits and 61 earned runs while striking out 196 over 186.1 innings Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Saturday in game two of their series in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Reds are down to a magic number of one as with a win or a Cardinals loss they will clinch the NL Central. On Friday Joey Votto, Scott Rolen, and Xavier Paul each had hits as the Reds scored one run on four hits in all. On the mound Bronson Arroyo allowed six hits and a run while striking out four over eight innings to not factor in the decision as Sam LeCure took the loss. For Saturday’s game Cincinnati starts Mat Latos who hasn’t had a decision in his last two starts but won his two prior decisions. For the year Latos has allowed 166 hits and 79 earned runs while striking out 171 over 189.1 innings of work for a 3.76 ERA. The Los Angeles Dodgers Read More