Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/10/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/9/2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 4:10 PM on ROOT, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Colorado Rockies - Morales, F (5-6) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Miley, W (7-8)
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Veteran lefty Franklin Morales (5-6) is expected to make the start for the Colorado Rockies when they take on Wade Miley (7-8) and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Franklin Morales last started for the Rockies last Friday, when he went six innings against the Detroit Tigers on the road and took the loss. He allowed three runs on six hits in that start and walked four batters while striking out two. He currently has a 5.08 ERA on the year and he has given up 120 hits in 106.1 innings of work.
Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill has two hits in three at-bats against Morales in his career with a walk and an RBI. Catcher Miguel Montero is 0-for-5 against him with an RBI and two strikeouts.
Left-hander Wade Miley had one of the worst starts of his career on Tuesday when he was defeated by the Kansas City Royals at home. He gave up a season-high 10 earned runs in 4.2 innings in that game and walked three while striking out four. He has given up 150 hits in 150.1 innings this year and he currently owns a 4.61 ERA.
Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario has right hits in his 16 at-bats versus Miley in his career with three doubles, a home run and three RBI. Josh Rutledge is just 2-for-13 against him with two RBI and four strikeouts.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 55-49-10 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.5
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 53-57-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
08/05/14 P Brett Anderson Back 15-day DL (8/6)
07/22/14 SS Troy Tulowitzki Thigh 15-day DL (7/20)
07/08/14 P Jhoulys Chacin Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (6/29), out for season
06/24/14 P Christian Bergman Thumb 60-day DL (6/20)
06/10/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Shoulder 15-day DL (6/6)
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
08/02/14 1B Paul Goldschmidt Hand 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/23/14 LF Cody Ross Calf 15-day DL (7/22)
06/29/14 SS Chris Owings Shoulder 15-day DL (6/28)
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16), out for season
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 60-day DL (6/9), has retired
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 60-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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