Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians 7/11/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/10/2014
Friday, July 11, 2014, 7:05 PM on CSCh, STOh
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
Chicago White Sox - Noesi, H (3-6) vs. Cleveland Indians - Kluber, C (8-6)
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Friday night, the Chicago White Sox will send Hector Noesi to the hill as they square off against the Cleveland Indians and Corey Kluber. Noesi makes his 14th start and 20th appearance as Kluber makes his 20th start.
Hector Noesi picked up the win his last time out and that took his record to 3 - 6 with a 4.90 ERA. In the victory, Noesi threw 6.2 scoreless innings and allowed just 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5. It was one of Noesi's better efforts of the season. Last season, he posted a record of 0 -1 with a 6.59 ERA in a start and 11 relief appearances with the Seattle Mariners.
In 2013, Noesi pitched 2.1 innings of relief in one game against the Indians. He allowed 3 runs on 2 hits (both hits were home runs). This season, he has a no-decision against the Indians after going 7.1 innings and allowing a run (on a solo homer) and 5 hits.
Corer Kluber boosted his record to 8 - 6 with a 2.86 ERA after getting the win in his last start. In that outing, Kluber surrendered just a run (on a solo homer) and 4 hits in 8.1 innings. He walked a batter while striking out 10. Kluber hadn't had double-digits in strikeouts in over a month. He still has time to match his win total from 2013 when he had a record of 11 - 5 with an ERA of 3.85 in 24 starts and 2 relief appearances.
Last season, Kluber was 1 - 0 with a 3.95 ERA in 2 starts against the White Sox. This season, he has 2 no-decisions in his 2 starts against Chicago.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 48-40-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Chicago White Sox is -0.2
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland Indians are 46-40-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cleveland Indians 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)
07/08/14 P Justin Masterson Knee 15-day DL (7/7)
07/06/14 CF Michael Bourn Hamstring 15-day DL (7/6)
06/12/14 1B Jason Giambi Knee 15-day DL (6/12)
05/15/14 RF Nyjer Morgan Knee 60-day DL (5/14)
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland
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