Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 9/24/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 9/23/2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Yankee Stadium in The Bronx
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Wednesday afternoon, the Baltimore Orioles will send Bud Norris (14 – 8, 3.62 ERA) to the hill to take on the New York Yankees and Shane Greene (5 – 3, 3.24 ERA). Norris will be making his 28th start as Greene makes his 14th start and 15th appearance.
Bud Norris was at the top of his game in his last start and he added another win to his record. Norris threw 5.1 scoreless innings and held his opponents to just 2 hits and 5 walks while striking out 4. It was the 2nd straight start that Norris had held his opponents scoreless in. And he hasn’t lost a game in a month’s time. Norris is 6 - 1 in his last 10 outings. In 2013, Norris was 10 - 12 with a 4.18 ERA in 30 starts and 2 relief appearances for the Orioles and the Houston Astros.
Last season, Norris didn’t face the Yankees but he has made 3 starts against them this season. In those 3 encounters, Norris is a perfect 3 - 0.
Shane Greene was solid in his last outing but came away with a no-decision. Green hurled 6.2 innings of scoreless ball and surrendered just 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 6. The rookie right-hander has handled his first time in the Majors well, even though his record really doesn’t reflect that. And he should do a lot better next season. In his last 10 outings, Greene is 3 - 2.
Greene has faced the orioles twice this season and has won both of those meetings, including one less than 2 weeks ago.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 66-85-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0.7
New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York Yankees are 63-88-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for New York Yankees is -0.2
Injuries to Watch
09/23/14 RF Nick Markakis Shoulder is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
09/23/14 1B Steve Pearce Wrist is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
09/12/14 3B Chris Davis Suspension expected to miss 25 games
08/22/14 3B Manny Machado Knee 60-day DL (8/12); out for season
06/17/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 60-day DL (5/11), out for season
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 60-day DL (6/2), out for season
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
New York Yankees
09/22/14 RF Carlos Beltran Elbow "?" Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
09/22/14 1B Mark Teixeira Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
09/21/14 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hamstring out indefinitely
09/16/14 RF Martin Prado Appendix 60-day DL (9/15)
05/11/14 P CC Sabathia Knee 60-day DL (5/11); out for season
04/20/14 P Ivan Nova Elbow 60-day DL (4/20); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Baltimore
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