SATURDAY BASEBALL

Updated: Jul 24

On thid day in MLB history, July 23, 1956 - Joe Cronin and Hank Greenberg are officially inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, New York.



Tampa Bay Rays (52-41) at Kansas City Royals (36-57)

TAKE: ROYALS -105 LOSS 3-6


TAMPA BAY Luis Patiño (heads to the mound to make his third start of the season, seeking his first win.

The right-hander last pitched on Friday, July 15, when he threw 3 1/3 innings against the Baltimore Orioles, giving up two earned runs. He has pitched to a 6.75 ERA this season with 0 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.3 walks per nine across two games. ROYALS are sending Brady Singer (4-3) out for his 12th start of the season. He is 4-3 with a 4.14 ERA and 69 strikeouts over 71 2/3 innings pitched. The righty last pitched on Wednesday, July 13 against the Detroit Tigers, when he went 6 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up seven hits. The 25-year-old has a 4.14 ERA and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings across 14 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .262 to his opponents. Singer is seeking his third straight quality start. Singer will aim to pitch five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 5.0 innings per outing.

He will face a Rays offense that ranks 20th in the league with 395 total runs scored while batting .240 as


San Francisco Giants (48-45) VS Los Angeles Dodgers (62-30)

GIANTS +155 LOSS 2-4


GIANTS LHP Alex Wood (6-7, 4.20 ERA) makes his 19th start. He has a 1.24 WHIP, 2.1 BB/9 and 9.0 K/9 through 90 IP. Allowed 3 unearned runs in his last start but has given up only 1 earned run in his last 16 2/3 innings over 3 starts. Took the road loss in a 9-1 defeat May 4 with 3 ER on 4 H and 2 BB with 7 K across 5 1/3 IP in his only start against the Dodgers in 2022. DODGERS LHP Julio Urias (8-6, 2.89 ERA) makes his 19tth start. He has a 1.02 WHIP, 2.0 BB/9 and 8.8 K/9 through 96 2/3 IP. Has allowed 2 or fewer runs in 13 of his 18 starts. Has won his last 5 decisions and the Dodgers have won each of his last 6 starts. Is 1-1 in 2 starts against the Giants this season with 2 ER on 7 hits and 0 BB with 14 K across 12 IP.


Los Angeles Angels (39-54) VS Atlanta Braves (57-38)

TAKE: ANGELS +180 LOSS 2-7


ANGELS LHP Patrick Sandoval (3-5, 3.00 ERA) makes his 16th start. He has a 1.43 WHIP, 4.1 BB/9 and 9.7 K/9 across 81 IP. Hasn’t won any of his last 7 starts spanning 37 2/3 IP despite a 3.35 ERA and 45 K. Similar home/road splits with a 3.05 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 9.2 K/9 on the road and a 2.95 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 10.1 K/9 at Angel Stadium. BRAVES RHP Kyle Wright (11-4, 2.95 ERA) makes his 19th start. He has a 1.16 WHIP, 2.8 BB/9 and 8.8 K/9 across 110 IP. Tied for the NL lead with 11 wins and has 1 loss in the last 9 starts. Numbers are regressing a bit with a 3.83 ERA and 7.2 K/9 over his last 7 starts.



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