Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees 8/5/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 8/4/2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7:05 PM on FSDT, YES
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Detroit Tigers - Price, D (11-8) vs. New York Yankees - Kuroda, H (7-7)
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Tuesday night, David Price (11 - 8, 3.11 ERA) takes the hill for the Detroit Tigers as they take on Hiroki Kuroda (7 - 7, 3.98 ERA) and the New York Yankees. It will be the 24th start for Price and the 23rd for Kuroda.
This start will mark the first for price with his new team after getting traded from the Tampa Bay Rays. In his last start for Tampa Bay, Price took the loss after allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in 7 innings with 2 walks and 6 strikeouts. Prior to the loss, Price had won 6 straight starts. In his last 10 starts, Price is 7 - 3. He has already posted more wins this season than he did in 2013 when he went 10 - 8 with a 3.33 ERA in 27 starts for Tampa Bay.
Last season, Price was 2 - 1 with a 3.00 ERA in 3 starts against the Yankees. This season, price is 1 - 0 against New York in 2 starts.
Hiroki Kuroda had a relatively decent start the last time out, but it still resulted in a loss. He surrendered 3 runs on 9 hits in 7 innings while walking a batter and striking out 4. Kuroda hadn't lost a game in nearly a month and his starts have been productive even though his efforts haven't always registered a mark in the win column. In 2013, Kuroda finished the season with an 11 - 13 record and an ERA of 3.31.
Last season, Kuroda didn't face the Tigers but he has experience against the Detroit roster. The Tigers are batting .274 against Kuroda with 20 hits, 6 home runs and 10 RBI in 73 at-bats.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 56-46-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.4
New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York Yankees are 47-60-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for New York Yankees is -0.3
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
New York Yankees
07/10/14 P Masahiro Tanaka Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
05/11/14 P CC Sabathia Knee 60-day DL (5/11); out for season
05/06/14 P Michael Pineda Shoulder 60-day DL (4/24)
04/20/14 P Ivan Nova Elbow 60-day DL (4/20); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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