Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants 7/12/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/11/2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 4:05 PM on FSAZ, CSBy
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Arizona Diamondbacks - Miley, W (4-6) vs. San Francisco Giants - Vogelsong, R (5-6)
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Saturday afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks will take the field behind Wade Miley as they square off against the San Francisco Giants and Ryan Vogelsong. Miley makes his 20th start as Vogelsong makes his 19th.
Wade Miley picked up the win in his last outing and that took his record to 4 - 6 with a 4.43 ERA. In the win, Miley went 6.2 innings and surrendered just a run and 5 hits. He walked a batter and struck out 8. The win came behind 5 straight no-decisions for Miley and was the first win for him since early May. Last season, Miley was 10 - 10 with a 3.55 ERA in 33 starts.
In 2013, Miley was 0 - 1 with a 3.06 ERA in 3 starts against the Giants. He will have to stay away from San Francisco's Buster Posey because Posey is batting .529 with a homer and 5 RBIs when facing Miley.
Ryan Vogelsong dropped his 3rd straight game the last time out and that lowered his record to 5 -6 with a 3.92 ERA. In the loss, Vogelsong gave up 3 runs on 5 hits in just 5.2 innings of work. He walked 2 and struck out 4 as he threw 100 pitches. Vogelsong is in the middle of a rough patch but he has already won more games than he did in 2013 when he went 4 - 6 with a 5.73 ERA in 19 starts.
Last season, Vogelsong was 0 - 1 with a 5.60 ERA in 3 starts against the Diamondbacks. This season, he has a win and a no-decision against Arizona in 2 starts.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 42-47-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.7
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 45-42-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.2
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), out for season
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
San Francisco Giants
06/25/14 CF Angel Pagan Back 15-day DL (6/16)
Josh's Pick: Take San Francisco
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