Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Angels 8/25/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/24/2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim
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Monday night, Jarred Cosart (10 – 8, 4.14 ERA) takes the mound for the Miami Marlins as they take on Wade LeBlanc (0 - 0, 7.36 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels. Cosart will make his 24th start as LeBlanc makes his 1st start and 3rd appearance.
Jarred Cosart put up a decent effort his last time out but still didn’t get the decision. In 6 innings of work, Cosart gave up just a run on 6 hits with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. Since coming over from the Houston Astros, Cosart is 1 - 1 in 3 starts. Over his last 10 outings, Cosart is 5 - 3. Last season, Cosart started 10 games for the Astros and finished the year with a 1 - 1 record and a 1.95 ERA.
In 2013, Cosart didn’t face the Angels but he has 2 starts against them this season. In those starts, Cosart is 0 - 2.
Wade LeBlanc will make his 1st start of the season after getting the call from Triple-A Salt Lake City. LeBlanc started the year at Salt Lake City but was called up to Anaheim in late May. After a single relief appearance, he was designated for assignment and ultimately picked up by the New York Yankees. After making a relief appearance for New York, he was designated for assignment again. He ended up back in Anaheim in late June and was at Triple-A until he got the call. LeBlanc was 10 – 3 with a 4.00 ERA in 21 starts at Salt Lake City. Last season, LeBlanc was 1 -5 with a 5.40 ERA in 7 starts and 10 relief appearances for the Houston Astros and Miami Marlins.
LeBlanc has faced 6 of the Marlins in the past and they are batting .226 against him with 7 hits, 2 homers and 6 RBIs in 31 at-bats.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 69-51-8 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Miami Marlins is -0.7
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 61-62-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.7
Injuries to Watch
08/07/14 P Dan Jennings Concussion 15-day DL (8/22)
07/18/14 P Kevin Gregg Elbow 15-day DL (7/14)
07/05/14 2B Derek Dietrich Wrist 15-day DL (7/2)
06/22/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 15-day DL (6/20), out for season
05/28/14 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (5/26)
05/13/14 P Jose Fernandez Elbow 15-day DL (5/10), out for season
Los Angeles Angels
08/22/14 P Garrett Richards Knee 60-day DL (8/21), out for season
08/03/14 P Joe Thatcher Ankle 15-day DL (8/3)
08/01/14 P Tyler Skaggs Forearm 60-day DL (7/31), out for season
07/24/14 2B Grant Green Back 15-day DL (7/20)
05/28/14 P Sean Burnett Elbow 15-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/12/14 3B Ian Stewart Hand 15-day DL (5/11)
04/17/14 P Ryan Brasier Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Brian Moran Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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