Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/27/2014
Wednesday, May 28, 7:05 PM on ROOT, CSPh
Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Colorado Rockies - Lyles, J (5-1) vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Hernandez, R (2-2)
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Wednesday evening, the Colorado Rockies will take the field behind Jordan Lyles as they face the Philadelphia Phillies and Roberto Hernandez. Lyles will be making his 11th start as Hernandez makes his 9th start and 12th appearance.
Jordan Lyles pitched to a no-decision in his last start despite a solid effort on the mound. Lyles surrendered just 2 runs on 6 hits in 6 innings with a walk and 6 strikeouts. Without the decision, his record stands at 5 – 1 with an ERA of 3.45. Lyles is well on track to a better season than last year, when he went 7 – 9 with a save and an ERA of 5.59 in 25 starts and 2 relief appearances with the Houston Astros.
In 2013, Lyles didn’t get to face the Phillies but he posted a win against Philadelphia earlier this season. In that start, Lyles allowed just a run on 5 hits in 7 innings of work.
Roberto Hernandez evened his record to 2 – 2 with an ERA of 3.83 after taking a loss in his last start. In that outing, Hernandez gave up just 2 runs on 7 hits (including a home run) through 6.1 innings. He walked 4 batters while striking out 3. Without any run support, Hernandez got the loss. Last season, Hernandez went 6 – 13 with a save and an ERA of 4.89 in 24 starts and 8 relief appearances for the Tampa Bay Rays.
In 2013, Hernandez didn’t pitch against the Rockies but he did start against them earlier this season. He got a no-decision despite getting lit up for 6 runs and 9 hits in just 4 innings of work.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 26-21-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is 0.6
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia Phillies are 24-19-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Philadelphia Phillies is -0.6
Injuries to Watch
05/24/14 3B Nolan Arenado Finger 15-day DL (5/24)
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
04/15/14 P Brett Anderson Finger 60-day DL (4/13)
05/25/14 3B Cody Asche Hamstring 15-day DL (5/23)
05/24/14 P Luis Garcia Forearm 15-day DL (5/22)
05/20/14 P Cliff Lee Elbow 15-day DL (5/20)
05/13/14 2B Freddy Galvis Collarbone out 6-8 weeks
03/28/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado
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