Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/24/2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 5:05 PM on CSCh, MASN
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
Chicago White Sox - Noesi, H (2-5) vs. Baltimore Orioles - Jimenez, U (2-8)
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Wednesday night, the Chicago White Sox and Hector Noesi will square off against the Baltimore Orioles and Ubaldo Jimenez. Noesi makes his 11th start and 17th appearance as Jimenez makes his 16th.
Hector Noesi didn’t factor into the decision his last time out and that held his record at 2 – 5 with an ERA of 5.34. In that outing, Noesi gave up 4 runs on 6 hits in 6 innings of work as he walked 2 and struck out 4. In 2013, Noesi only started 1 game and made 11 relief appearances for the Seattle Mariners. He compiled a record of 0 – 1 with an ERA of 6.59.
Last season, Noesi didn’t start against the Orioles but he has experience against the Baltimore lineup. Noesi would be wise to pitch around Nelson Cruz. Cruz is 2 for 5 with a homer and 4 RBIs against Noesi.
Ubaldo Jimenez failed to get the decision in his last start and that kept his record at 2 - 8 with a 4.63 ERA. In that outing, Jimenez gave up a run on 6 hits in 5.2 innings. He walked 6 while striking out only 3. Jimenez hasn’t won a game in over a month and with the way that he is pitching, he might not win another game any time soon. He has virtually no chance of matching his results from last season when he went 13 – 9 with a 3.30 ERA in 32 starts for the Cleveland Indians.
In 2013, Jimenez was 1 – 0 with a 2.75 ERA in 3 starts against the White Sox. Paul Konerko is only batting .250 against Jimenez but he has a homer and 6 RBIs.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 42-32-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Chicago White Sox is -0.4
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 34-39-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
05/20/14 P Matt Lindstrom Ankle 15-day DL (5/20)
04/19/14 P Felipe Paulino Shoulder 15-day DL (4/19)
04/10/14 RF Avisail Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (4/9); out for season
04/04/14 P Nate Jones Hip 60-day DL (4/4)
06/21/14 P Bud Norris Groin questionable
06/17/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-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)
03/31/14 3B Michael Almanzar Arm 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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