Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 8/11/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 8/10/2014
Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:10 PM on ROOT, FSSD
PETCO Park, San Diego, California
Colorado Rockies - Lyles, J (6-1) vs. San Diego Padres - Hahn, J (7-3)
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Big right-hander Jordan Lyles (6-1) will look to take his undefeated streak to six games on Monday night when he and the Colorado Rockies go up against rookie starter Jesse Hahn (7-3) and the San Diego Padres.
In his first start since June 4, Jordan Lyles was able to go six innings against the Chicago Cubs and picked up the win despite giving up four earned runs. He allowed six hits in that game and walked one batter while striking out five. Through 13 starts this year, Lyles has a 3,72 ERA and he has only given up six home runs in 75 innings on the mound.
Padres utility man Alexi Amarista has five hits in nine at-bats against Lyles in his career with a triple and two RBI. Veteran Jeff Francoeur is 1-for-5 against him with a triple and a strikeout.
Right-hander Jesse Hahn gave up three runs in 5.2 innings to the Minnesota Twins on the road and ended up losing for the first time ion a month. He allowed four base hits in that outing and struck out three while walking four. Hahn has an excellent 2.28 ERA through 10 starts this season and he has struck out 57 batters in 59.1 innings.
All of the Rockies' will be facing Hahn for the first time on Monday. At home this year, Hahn has held opposing batters to a .217 batting average and a .592 OPS.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 55-49-10 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.5
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 39-69-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Diego Padres is -0.2
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)
San Diego Padres
07/28/14 LF Carlos Quentin Knee 15-day DL (7/27)
07/23/14 CF Cameron Maybin Suspension has been suspended for 25 games
06/26/14 P Andrew Cashner Shoulder 15-day DL (6/21)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 60-day DL (6/14)
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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