Cincinnati Reds at San Diego Padres 6/30/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 6/29/2014
Monday, June 30, 2014, 10:10 PM on FSOH, FSSD
PETCO Park, San Diego, California
Cincinnati Reds - Latos, M (1-0) vs. San Diego Padres - Hahn, J (3-1)
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Monday night, Mat Latos gets the call for the Cincinnati Reds as they face the San Diego Padres and Jesse Hahn. Latos makes his 4th start as Hahn makes his 5th.
Mat Latos got the win in his last start and that made his record 1 – 0 with a 2.89 ERA coming into this start. In the win, Latos surrendered just a run on 5 hits in 7 innings of work. He didn’t issue any walks while striking out 5. Latos probably won’t get close to repeating the numbers he posted in 2013 when he was 14 – 7 with a 3.16 ERA in 32 starts.
Last season, Latos pitched to a no-decision in his only start against his former team. He has faced many of the Padres though and will have to watch out for Yonder Alonso. Alonso is 4 for 5 against Latos.
Jesse Hahn won his 3rd straight in his last start and that boosted his record to 3 – 1 with a 2.38 ERA. To get the win, Hahn threw 6 innings and gave up 2 runs and 4 hits while walking 1 and striking out 8. Since losing his Major League debut, Hahn has been on fire, allowing just 3 runs on 10 hits in 3 starts while walking 6 and striking out 22.
Hahn has never faced the Reds but with the way that his is pitching as of late, the scouting report might not be much help to him.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 35-40-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Cincinnati Reds is 0.1
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 25-50-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Diego Padres is -0.7
Injuries to Watch
06/21/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 60-day DL (4/08)
06/14/14 P Sean Marshall Shoulder 60-day DL (6/13)
03/28/14 3B Jack Hannahan Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
San Diego Padres
06/26/14 P Andrew Cashner Shoulder 15-day DL (6/21)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/19/14 1B Yonder Alonso Wrist 15-day DL (6/17)
06/15/14 P Nick Vincent Shoulder 15-day DL (6/12)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 15-day DL (6/14)
06/06/14 2B Jedd Gyorko Foot 15-day DL (6/4)
05/22/14 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (5/18)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego
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