Colorado Rockies at St Louis Cardinals 9/12/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 9/11/2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
Busch Stadium in St. Louis
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On Friday night, Jorge De La Rosa (13-10) will try to pick up his first win in four starts when he and the Colorado Rockies face Adam Wainwright (17-9) and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Last weekend against the San Diego Padres, Jorge De La Rosa gave up three earned runs in 5.2 innings and ended up with a no decision. He allowed six hits in that outing while striking out four batters and walking one. On the season, De La Rosa now has a 4.27 ERA and he has given up 148 hits in 166.1 innings on the mound.
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has five hits in 11 at-bats against De La Rosa with a home run and two RBI. Veteran Jhonny Peralta is just 2-for-19 against him in his career with two walks and eight strikeouts.
Adam Wainwright was able to pick up his second win in a row on Sunday when he beat the Milwaukee Brewers on the road. He pitched a complete game in that outing and gave up just one run on seven hits while walking one batter and striking out three. Wainwright now has an excellent 2.62 ERA on the year and he has only given up 168 hits in 203 innings.
Rockies veteran Michael Cuddyer is 3-for-6 against Wainwright in his career with an RBI and a strikeout. Outfielder Drew Stubbs is just 3-for-16 against him with a walk and five strikeouts.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 68-66-12 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.5
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 68-72-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0
Injuries to Watch
08/28/14 P Boone Logan Elbow 15-day DL (8/23)
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)
St Louis Cardinals
09/11/14 C Yadier Molina Rest questionable
08/26/14 RF Shane Robinson Shoulder 60-day DL (8/25); out for season
07/06/14 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (6/24), out for season
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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