DAY 99 MLB SELECTIONS

Updated: Jul 17

On this day in MLB history July 16, 1909 - Ed Summers of the Detroit Tigers pitched all eighteen innings of a 0-0 tie with the Washington Senators, the longest scoreless game in American League history.


Boston Red Sox (48-43) at New York Yankees (62-28)

TAKE: BOSTON +145 LOSS 1-14

NYY Jameson Taillon was pounded for 6 runs, 7 H (including 3 HR) with 1 BB and 3 K across 5 IP in a no-decision at BOSTON last Sunday. RED SOX RHP Nick Pivetta (8-6, 4.08 ERA) makes his 19th start. He has a 1.22 WHIP, 3.1 BB/9 and 8.7 K/9 through 103 2/3 IP. Is 4-3 with a 3.59 ERA and .218 opponent batting average with 51 K across 52 2/3 IP over 9 road starts. YANKEES RHP Jameson Taillon (9-2, 4.01 ERA) makes his 18th start. He has a 1.18 WHIP, 1.1 BB/9 and 7.4 K/9 through 94 1/3 IP. Has registered a 5-1 record with a 3.73 ERA with 45 K across 50 2/3 IP in 9 home outings. .


Atlanta Braves (55-37) at Washington Nationals (30-62)

TAKE: UNDER 8.5 LOSS 3-6

The Braves’ Max Fried (9-3) will make his 19th start of the season. The left-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the New York Mets on Monday. The 28-year-old has pitched to a 2.56 ERA this season with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.8 walks per nine across 18 games. He has earned a quality start 13 times in 18 starts this season. Fried has pitched five or more innings in 18 straight games and will look to extend that streak. The 28-year-old ranks ninth in ERA (2.56), 19th in WHIP (1.068), and 32nd in K/9 (8.4) among qualified pitchers in the majors this year. Paolo Espino makes the start for the Nationals, his seventh of the season. He is 0-2 with a 3.42 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 52 2/3 innings pitched. In 26 games this season, the 35-year-old has amassed a 3.42 ERA and 7 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .260 to opposing batters. Espino has yet to register a quality start so far this year. Espino has put together two starts this campaign where he pitched five or more innings.

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