Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres 8/3/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 8/2/2014
Sunday, August 3, 2014, 4:10 PM on FSSO, FSSD
PETCO Park, San Diego, California
Atlanta Braves - Harang, A (9-6) vs. San Diego Padres - Ross, T (10-10)
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Veteran right-hander Aaron Harang (9-6) will be hoping to extend his undefeated streak to eight games when the Atlanta Braves take on Tyson Ross (10-10) and the San Diego Padres on Sunday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Aaron Harang pitched six innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers and ended up with a no decision. He allowed four runs on nine hits in that start while walking one batter and striking out three. Harang has only given up nine home runs in 136.1 innings of work this year and currently has a 3.43 ERA.
Infielder Chris Nelson has four hits in 10 at-bats against Harang with two doubles, a triple and two RBI. Will Venable has hit a home run off of Harang in his career, but he is just 3-for-20 overall against him.
All-Star Tyson Ross was able to win his third consecutive game on Tuesday by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals at home. He gave up just one run in six innings that day and struck out seven batters while walking five. He has a very good 2.60 ERA this year and he has struck out 150 hitters in 148.2 innings.
Braves outfielder B.J. Upton has three hits in seven plate appearances against Ross with two doubles and two RBI. All of the other Braves will be going up against Ross for the first time on Sunday afternoon.
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 44-59-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.2
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 36-67-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Diego Padres is -0.3
Injuries to Watch
08/01/14 RF Jason Heyward Back questionable
07/29/14 P Shae Simmons Shoulder 15-day DL (7/29)
06/20/14 P Gavin Floyd Elbow 60-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)
San Diego Padres
07/28/14 LF Carlos Quentin Knee 15-day DL (7/27)
07/23/14 CF Cameron Maybin Suspension has been suspended for 25 games
06/26/14 P Andrew Cashner Shoulder 15-day DL (6/21)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 60-day DL (6/14)
05/22/14 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (5/18)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego
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