Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/10/2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:05 PM on ESPN, NESN, MASN
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
Boston Red Sox - De La Rosa, R (1-1) vs. Baltimore Orioles - Chen, W (6-2)
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Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox will give the ball to Rubby De La Rosa as they square off against the Baltimore Orioles and Wei-Yin Chen. It will be De La Rosa’s 3rd start and Chen’s 13th.
Rubby De La Rosa took the loss his last time out and that evened his record to 1 – 1 with a 2.84 ERA. In that start, he gave up 4 runs on 9 hits (including 2 homers) in 5.2 innings. De La Rosa walked 2 while striking out 5. Last season, De La Rosa worked exclusively from the bullpen and posted a record of 0 – 2 with a 5.56 ERA in 11 relief appearances.
In 2013, De La Rosa lost his only appearance against the Orioles after giving up a run and a hit in just 2/3rds of an inning. In his career, he has only faced 2 of the current Orioles. Steve Clevenger is 0 for 1 against De La Rosa while Jonathan Schoop is 1 for 1.
Wei-Yin Chen pitched to a no-decision in his last start and that kept his record at 6 – 2 with a 4.26 ERA. Chen posted his 3rd no-decision in his last 4 starts after surrendering 2 runs (both on solo homers) on 5 hits in 6.1 innings as he struck out 4 without issuing a walk. Chen already is close to matching last year when he went 7 - 7 with a 4.07 ERA in 23 starts.
In 2013, Chen was 0 - 2 with a 7.29 ERA in 4 starts against the Red Sox. This season, Chen opened the season with a loss against Boston but he rebounded with a win later on in April.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
Boston Red Sox are 25-34-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Boston Red Sox is -0.3
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 31-29-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Baltimore Orioles is -0.2
Injuries to Watch
Boston Red Sox
06/02/14 1B Mike Carp Foot 15-day DL (6/1)
05/31/14 1B Ryan Lavarnway Wrist 60-day DL (5/30)
05/29/14 P Clay Buchholz Knee 15-day DL (5/27)
05/24/14 RF Shane Victorino Hamstring 15-day DL (5/24)
05/21/14 P Felix Doubront Shoulder 15-day DL (5/20)
05/17/14 3B Will Middlebrooks Finger 15-day DL (5/16)
06/06/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Side 15-day DL (5/31)
06/05/14 P Bud Norris Forearm questionable
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 15-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)
Guy's Pick: Take Baltimore
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