Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 8/26/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 8/25/2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago
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Jose Quintana (6-10) will attempt to snap his three-game losing streak when the Chicago White Sox go up against rookie left-hander T.J. House (2-3) and the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Third-year starter Jose Quintana gave up four runs in six innings of work against the Baltimore Orioles last week and ended up losing the game. He allowed eight hits in that matchup while striking out three batters and walking no one. Quintana currently has a 3.25 ERA on the year and he has only given up seven home runs in 160.2 innings on the mound for the White Sox.
Indians outfielder Michael Brantley has seven hits in his 15 at-bats versus Quintana with two doubles, a home run and four RBI. First baseman Carlos Santana is just 2-for-13 against him with three RBI and two strikeouts.
T.J. House pitched 5.1 scoreless innings against the Minnesota Twins last Wednesday and was able to pick up his second career win. He gave up just four hits in that start and walked three batters while striking out five. House lowered his ERA to 3.80 with that win and he has struck out 49 batters in 66.1 innings.
White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez is 2-for-3 against House in his career with two singles. Third baseman Conor Gillaspie is hitless in three at-bats against him with no walks and two strikeouts.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland Indians are 61-64-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Cleveland Indians is 0.1
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 65-62-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Chicago White Sox is -0.6
Injuries to Watch
08/23/14 C Yan Gomes Concussion 7-day DL (8/22)
08/19/14 LF Ryan Raburn Wrist 15-day DL (8/18)
08/10/14 RF David Murphy Side 15-day DL (8/10)
08/10/14 1B Nick Swisher Knee 15-day DL (8/10); out for season
06/12/14 1B Jason Giambi Knee 60-day DL (6/12)
Chicago White Sox
08/18/14 RF Moises Sierra Oblique 15-day DL (8/16)
08/09/14 CF Adam Eaton Oblique 15-day DL (8/9)
04/19/14 P Felipe Paulino Shoulder 15-day DL (4/19)
04/04/14 P Nate Jones Hip 60-day DL (4/4)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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