Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves 7/5/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/4/2014
Saturday, July 5, 2014, 4:10 PM on FS1
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Arizona Diamondbacks - Bolsinger, M (1-4) vs. Atlanta Braves - Harang, A (7-6)
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Mike Bolsinger will try to win his first game since late-April when he and the Arizona Diamondbacks take on Aaron Harang and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday afternoon.
Mike Bolsinger lost his second consecutive game and his fourth overall when he was beaten by the San Diego Padres on the road on Sunday. He did pitch six pretty good innings in that game, though, by giving up just two runs and striking out six while walking four. Bolsinger now has a 1-4 record on the season and he has given up 48 hits in 43.2 innings.
Bolsinger will be going up against the Braves for the first time in his career on Saturday afternoon.
Veteran right-hander Aaron Harang won his second game in a row on Sunday when he was able to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies on the road. He went seven innings in that outing and gave up just two earned runs on 11 hits while striking out four and walking two. On the year, Harang has a 7-6 record with a 3.69 ERA and he has only given up seven home runs in 102.1 innings of work.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero has 10 hits in his 19 at-bats against Harang with a double, a home run and seven walks. First baseman Paul Goldschmidt is 5-for-11 against him with a double, two home runs and four RBI.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 39-44-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 33-49-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
06/29/14 SS Chris Owings Shoulder 15-day DL (6/28)
06/25/14 C Jordan Pacheco Shoulder 15-day DL (6/25)
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16)
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 60-day DL (6/9)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 60-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
07/01/14 C Evan Gattis Back 15-day DL (6/29)
06/20/14 P Gavin Floyd Elbow 15-day DL (6/20), out for season
06/20/14 P Pedro Beato Elbow 15-day DL (6/19)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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