Updated: Jul 13
We missed Sunday and Monday, but back today (tuesday) with sure fire winners.
On this day in MLB history July 12, 1949 - Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians and Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella and Don Newcombe of the host Dodgers became the first black players to appear in an All-Star game. The American League took advantage of five National League errors to win 11-7 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn.
Oakland Athletics (29-59) at Texas Rangers (40-44)
TAKE: OAKLAND +150 WIN 14-7
After Monday’s game, I think anything goes tonight, taking the (+) Money line here. The Rangers’ Glenn Otto (4-5) will make his 12th start of the season. The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Baltimore Orioles, giving up one earned run while allowing three hits. The 26-year-old has pitched to a 5.26 ERA this season with 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 5.6 walks per nine across 11 games. In 11 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in two of them. In 11 starts, Otto has pitched through or past the fifth inning seven times. He has a season average of 4.2 frames per outing. James Kaprielian (1-5) gets the starting nod for the Athletics in his 14th start of the season. He’s put together a 5.06 ERA in 64 innings pitched, with 41 strikeouts. The right-hander’s last appearance came on Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays, when he threw 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing five hits.
The 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.06, with 5.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 13 games this season. Opposing batters have a .241 batting average against him. Kaprielian is aiming to register his third quality start in a row in this outing. Kaprielian will aim to go five or more innings for his fifth straight appearance. He’s averaging 4.3 frames per outing.
Detroit Tigers (36-51) at Kansas City Royals (34-52)
TAKE: TIGERS +105 WIN 7-5
The Royals will send Kris Bubic (1-6) to the mound for his 13th start this season. The left-hander’s last start was on Thursday, when he tossed 5 1/3 innings while giving up three earned runs on four hits in a matchup with the Houston Astros. The 24-year-old has an ERA of 7.03, a 1.312 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.870 in 13 games this season. HE HAS ONE QUALITY START IN 12 CHANCES this season. In 12 starts this season, Bubic has lasted five or more innings five times, with an average of 3.2 innings per appearance.
Beau Brieske (2-6 with a 4.16 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 75 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Tigers, his 15th of the season. In his most recent time out on Friday, the right-hander went 6 1/3 scoreless innings against the Chicago White Sox while surrendering two hits. The 24-year-old has an ERA of 4.16, with 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 14 games this season. Opponents are batting .237 against him. Brieske is looking to register his third quality start in a row in this outing. Brieske is looking for his third straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per start.
On a winning streak Seattle
Seattle Mariners (45-42) and the Washington Nationals (30-58)
TAKE: MARINERS -105
Three Team Parlay
Bet $5.00 Win $45.00