Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 4/25/2014
Saturday, April 26, 1:07 PM on NESN, RSN
Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Boston Red Sox - Buchholz, C (0-2) vs. Toronto Blue Jays - Morrow, B (1-1)
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Clay Buchholz will be hoping to have his first solid start of the season when he and the Boston Red Sox face Brandon Morrow and the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday afternoon.
Clay Buchholz could only make it 2.1 innings into his start against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night and he ended up taking his second loss of the season. He gave up six runs in that game on seven hits while striking out one and walking one. Buchholz is not looking like an All-Star pitcher right now as he currently has a 7.71 ERA through four starts.
Jose Bautista has hit .290/.361/.387 with one him run, two RBI and 10 strikeouts against Buchholz in his career. Buchholz has dominated Edwin Encarnacion in their matchups, holding him to just one hit in 21 at-bats.
Brandon Morrow couldn't keep his pitch count down against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday when he received the no decision in a game the Indians eventually won 6-4. Morrow was able to go five innings in that outing and gave up two earned runs on three hits while striking out six and walking two. He is 1-1 on the season with a 5.03 ERA.
Dustin Pedroia has absolutely dominated Morrow in his career, going 12-for-23 with two home runs, four doubles and six RBI. Three of David Ortiz's seven hits off of the right-hander have come via the long ball.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
Boston Red Sox are 8-14-0 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Boston Red Sox is -0.4
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto Blue Jays are 12-9-0 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Toronto Blue Jays is 0.4
Injuries to Watch
Boston Red Sox
04/09/14 P Steven Wright Hernia 60-day DL (3/21)
04/06/14 3B Will Middlebrooks Calf 15-day DL (4/5)
Toronto Blue Jays
04/19/14 1B Adam Lind Back 15-day DL (4/16)
04/14/14 2B Maicer Izturis Knee 60-day DL (4/14)
03/31/14 P Casey Janssen Shoulder 15-day DL (3/29)
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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