DAY 85 MLB SELECTIONS

Updated: Jul 2

On this day in MLB history, July 1, 1968 - A first-inning wild pitch allows a run to break Bob Gibson's streak of 47 2/3 innings of scoreless pitching, but the Cards beat the Dodgers 8-1. Gibson will pitch 23 innings before giving up another run.


Texas Rangers’ (36-38) at New York Mets (47-29)

The New York Mets send Chris Bassitt to the mound (6-5, 3.91 ERA) the Rangers send Glenn Otto (4-3, 5.31 ERA)

The Mets are (24-12) at home, Rangers are (19-18) on the road. Mets lost 3-in-a-row and are 4-6 in their last 10-games

TAKE: RANGERS (+175) LOSS 3-4


San Diego Padres (46-32) AT Los Angeles Dodgers (47-28)

The Dodgers’ Tony Gonsolin (9-0) will make his 15th start of the season. The 28-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with an ERA of 1.58, a 3 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .851. He has started 14 games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in seven of them. Gonsolin has 10 starts in a row of five innings or more. The Padres Blake Snell (0-5 with a 5.60 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 35 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Padres, his ninth of the season. The 29-year-old has put up an ERA of 5.60, with 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season. Opponents are batting .239 against him. Snell is trying to record his third quality start of the season. Snell has put together four starts this year that he pitched five or more innings

TAKE: DODGERS (-190) WIN 5-1


Seattle Mariners (37-41) vs Oakland A's (25-53)

Oakland is 2-8 in the last 10 games and has lost 4-in-a-row (9-33 on the road) AT Seattle which is 8-2 in the last 10-games and has won 3-in-a-row (18-19 at home)

TAKE: MARINERS (-215) LOSS 1-3


Houston Astros (48-27) VS LA Angels (37-41)

LA Angels won their last game and are 5-5 in the last 10 games (16-18 on the road) AT Houston is 8-2 in the last 10-games and has won 3-in-a-row (21-11 at home)

TAKE: ASTROS (-165) WIN 8-1


Tampa Bay (40-35) vs Toronto Blue Jays (43-33)

Tampa Bay is 4-6 in the last 10 games and has lost 3-in-a-row (15-18 on the road) AT Toronto Blue Jays won their last game and are 5-5 in the last 10 games (24-15 at home)

TAKE BLUE JAYS (-135) WIN 9-2



FIVE TEAM MLB PARLAY

Bet $5 Win $80


BLUE JAYS (-135)

ASTROS (-165)

MARINERS (-215)

DODGERS (-190)

RANGERS (+175)

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