Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Dodgers 7/2/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/1/2014
Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 3:10 PM on STOh, SNLA
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
Cleveland Indians - Bauer, T (2-4) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Ryu, H (9-4)
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On Wednesday afternoon, right-hander Trevor Bauer will be going for his third win of the season when he and the Cleveland Indians go up against nine-game winner Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Last Friday against the Seattle Mariners, Trevor Bauer gave up three runs in 6.1 innings of work and ended up taking his fourth loss of the season. He allowed nine hits in that outing and walked two while striking out five. Bauer has struck out 52 batters in 53.1 innings this season, but he has also given up 58 hits.
The Dodgers will be going up against Bauer for the first time on Wednesday. So far this season, he has held right-handed hitters to a .274 batting average, while left-handed hitters have a .295 average and an .838 OPS against him.
Second-year starter Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched pretty well against the St. Louis Cardinals last week, but he ended up taking the loss after getting just one run from his offense. He pitched seven innings in that game and allowed three runs on nine hits while walking one and striking out seven. On the season, Ryu is 9-4 with a 3.12 ERA and he has only given up six home runs on 89.1 innings.
Surprisingly, this will be the first time that Ryu will face any of the Indians' hitters. He has only given up one home run to a left-handed hitter this season.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland Indians are 41-37-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Cleveland Indians is -0.3
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-39-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.6
Injuries to Watch
06/12/14 1B Jason Giambi Knee 15-day DL (6/12)
05/15/14 RF Nyjer Morgan Knee 60-day DL (5/14)
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/30/14 SS Hanley Ramirez Calf questionable
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL (5/21)
05/29/14 LF Carl Crawford Ankle 15-day DL (5/28)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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