Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants 8/27/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/26/2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
AT&T Park in San Francisco
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Colorado Rockies left-hander Franklin Morales (5-7) will try to win his first game since July 8 when he faces off against veteran Tim Hudson (9-9) and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.
Franklin Morales had his worst start of the season last Friday when he was beaten by the Miami Marlins at home. He gave up a season-high six earned runs in four innings that day while walking two batters and striking out four. Morales now has a 5.32 ERA after that loss and he has given up 10.3 hits per nine innings, which is the worst rate of his career.
One player on the Giants who Morales does not like facing is outfielder Hunter Pence, who is 5-for-11 against him with a double, a home run and three RBI. Michael Morse is 0-for-8 against him in his career with three strikeouts.
Last week, right-hander Tim Hudson ended up beating the Washington Nationals after giving up just two runs (one earned) in 5.1 innings of work. He allowed five hits in that game and struck out three batters while walking one. Hudson now has a 2.99 ERA on the season and he has only given up 12 home runs in 159.2 innings.
Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon has five hits in nine at-bats against Hudson in his career with a double and a walk. Justin Morneau is 5-for-15 against him with a double and a home run.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 64-54-11 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.6
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 62-60-7 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
08/25/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Hamstring 15-day DL (8/24)
08/25/14 C Wilin Rosario Wrist "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants
08/18/14 P Thomas Kahnle Shoulder 15-day DL (8/13)
08/12/14 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
08/10/14 RF Carlos Gonzalez Knee 60-day DL (8/9), out for season
07/22/14 SS Troy Tulowitzki Thigh 15-day DL (7/20), out for season
07/08/14 P Jhoulys Chacin Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (6/29), out for season
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
San Francisco Giants
08/08/14 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 15-day DL (8/7)
08/05/14 P Matt Cain Elbow 15-day DL (7/11), out for season
07/26/14 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring 15-day DL (7/25)
07/26/14 C Hector Sanchez Concussion 15-day DL (8/10)
07/26/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 15-day DL (7/25)
Guy's Pick: Take San Francisco
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