Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants 7/13/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/12/2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014, 4:05 PM on FSAZ, CSBy
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Arizona Diamondbacks - Anderson, C (6-4) vs. San Francisco Giants - Bumgarner, M (9-7)
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On Sunday, right-hander Chase Anderson will be on the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks and will be going up against nine-game winner Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.
Rookie Chase Anderson had one of his best starts of the year last Monday when he beat the Miami Marlins at home. He pitched six innings in that game and gave up just one earned run on seven hits while walking two and matching his season-high in strikeouts with eight. Anderson is now 6-4 on the year with a 3.64 ERA and he has struck out 7.8 batters per nine innings.
Anderson will be going up against the Giants for the first time on Sunday. So far, he has held left-handed batters to just a .213 batting average, while right-handed hitters have a .926 OPS against him.
Big left-hander Madison Bumgarner had a rough game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday and ended up losing his seventh game of the year. He did make it through seven innings in that outing, but he gave up six earned runs on 10 hits while striking out three batters and walking three. Bumgarner has a 3.36 ERA and he has been able to strike out 123 batter sin 120.2 innings.
Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill is just 5-for-20 versus Bumgarner in his career, but he does have two home runs with six RBI against him.
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 45-42-5 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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