Detroit Tigers at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/22/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/21/2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:40 PM on FSDT, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Detroit Tigers - Porcello, R (12-5) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Anderson, C (6-4)
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Rick Porcello will go for win number 13 when he and the Detroit Tigers face Chase Anderson and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Rick Porcello pitched well against the Kansas City Royals his last time on the mound and came away with his 12th win of the year. He allowed just one run in seven innings of work that day and struck out three batters while walking three. He is now 12-5 this season with a 3.39 ERA and he has given up just 8.5 hits per nine innings, which is the best mark of his career.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero has two hits in his three at-bats versus Porcello with a solo home run. Aaron Hill has also hit a home run off of him, but he is just 2-for-11 overall against the right-hander.
Rookie Chase Anderson pitched well in his last start when he was able to defeat the Miami Marlins at home. He went six innings in that game and gave up just one run on seven hits while walking two batters and matching his season-high in strikeouts with eight. Through 10 starts, Anderson is 6-4 with a 3.64 ERA and he has struck out 7.8 batters per nine innings.
Anderson will get his first chance to face the Tigers on Tuesday night. Their left-handed hitters may not be looking forward to the matchup, as he has been able to hold them to a .213 batting average this season.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 49-41-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.4
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-50-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.6
Injuries to Watch
07/07/14 P Pat McCoy Hamstring 15-day DL (7/6)
06/25/14 P Luke Putkonen Elbow 60-day DL (4/19)
05/02/14 P Joel Hanrahan Elbow 60-day DL (5/2)
03/28/14 LF Andy Dirks Back 60-day DL (3/29)
03/28/14 P Bruce Rondon Elbow 60-day DL (3/29), out for season
03/27/14 SS Jose Iglesias Stress Fracture 60-day DL (3/29); out for season
06/29/14 SS Chris Owings Shoulder 15-day DL (6/28)
06/25/14 C Jordan Pacheco Shoulder 15-day DL (6/25)
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)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
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 Detroit
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