Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/30/2014
Saturday, May 31, 9:10 PM on FSDT, ROOT
Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
Detroit Tigers - Smyly, D (2-3) vs. Seattle Mariners - Young, C (4-2)
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Drew Smyly will be hoping to bounce back from his worst start of the season when he and the Detroit Tigers take on Chris Young and the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Last Monday, Drew Smyly lost for the third time this season when he was beaten by the Oakland Athletics on the road. Smyly pitched five innings in that start and allowed a season-high six earned runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out three. He now has a 2-3 record on the year with a 3.86 ERA and has struck out 40 hitters through 44.1 innings.
Second baseman Robinson Cano has faced Smyly more than any of his teammates, but he is hitless against him in six at-bats. Collectively, the Mariners are just 2-for-15 against the left-hander.
Veteran Chris Young pitched 6.1 solid innings against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday and ended up picking up his fourth win of the season. He allowed just one run on two base hits in that start and struck out five while walking three. Young has had one of the most surprising starts to the season this year by going 4-2 through 10 starts with a 3.30 ERA.
Reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera has had a tough time figuring out Young so far in his career by going just 1-for-9 against him with three strikeouts. Veteran outfielder Torii Hunter is 2-for-4 against Young with a home run and three RBI.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 24-22-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.4
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle Mariners are 24-25-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Seattle Mariners is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
05/29/14 LF Rajai Davis Shoulder questionable
05/29/14 RF Torii Hunter Rest questionable
05/02/14 P Joel Hanrahan Elbow 15-day DL (5/2)
04/21/14 P Luke Putkonen Elbow 15-day DL (4/19)
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)
05/20/14 1B Corey Hart Hamstring 15-day DL (5/19)
04/16/14 P Blake Beavan Shoulder 15-day DL (4/15)
04/16/14 1B Logan Morrison Hamstring 15-day DL (4/14)
04/09/14 P James Paxton Back 15-day DL (4/8)
03/30/14 P Taijuan Walker Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle
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