Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/16/2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6:10 PM on MASN, SUN
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
Baltimore Orioles - Gonzalez, M (3-4) vs. Tampa Bay Rays - Bedard, E (3-4)
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Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will be coming off of the disabled list for the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night and will have to face lefty Erik Bedard and the Tampa Bay Rays in his first game back.
Miguel Gonzalez last made a start back on May 30 against the Houston Astros ended up picking up his fourth loss in that game. He went 6.2 innings and allowed two runs on five hits to Houston while walking two and striking out four. On the season, he is 3-4 with a 4.17 ERA and he has 50 strikeouts in 58.1 innings of work.
Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings is 5-for-19 against Gonzalez in his career with three home runs and six RBI. Veteran Ben Zobrist has just three hits in 21 at-bats against him with four strikeouts.
Erik Bedard had one of his shortest outings of the season last week against the St. Louis Cardinals, but he ended up with a no decision rather than a loss. In that game, he went four innings and gave up three runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out four. Bedard is 3-4 this season and has only allowed three home runs in 56.1 innings.
Outfielder Nelson Cruz has seven hits in 21 at-bats against Bedard with a double, two home runs and four RBI, while Delmon Young has just two hits against him in 21 at-bats.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 31-36-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Baltimore Orioles is -0.1
Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Rays are 34-33-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Tampa Bay Rays is -0.7
Injuries to Watch
06/06/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Side 15-day DL (5/31)
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 60-day DL (6/2), out for season
05/11/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-day DL (5/11)
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 3B Michael Almanzar Arm 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
Tampa Bay Rays
06/01/14 RF Wil Myers Wrist 15-day DL (5/31)
05/26/14 LF Brandon Guyer Thumb 15-day DL (5/25)
04/08/14 P Matt Moore Elbow 60-day DL (4/8), out for season
03/30/14 2B Tim Beckham Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 P Jeremy Hellickson Elbow 15-day DL (3/30)
Tony's Pick: Take Baltimore
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