Milwaukee Brewers at Miami Marlins Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/24/2014
Sunday, May 25, 1:10 PM on FSWI, FSFL
Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Milwaukee Brewers - Nelson, J (0-0) vs. Miami Marlins - Wolf, R (0-0)
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Sunday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers will give the ball to Jimmy Nelson as they take on the Miami Marlins and Randy Wolf. Nelson will be making his 1st start of the year as Wolf makes his 1st start and 3rd appearance.
Jimmy Nelson got the call-up from the Brewers Triple- A affiliate in Nashville to replace Yovani Gallardo in the rotation for this start. Nelson has looked solid in the minors this season with a record of 5 – 1 and an ERA of 1.71. If he looks good in this start, it might be tough for the Brewers to send him back to Nashville. Nelson has experience in the big leagues with a start and 3 relief appearances last year when he was 0 – 0 with an ERA of 0.90.
Nelson has never faced the Marlins but if he shows them the same stuff that he has been displaying in the minors this year, he should do well.
Randy Wolf singed with the Marlins on May 14th after the Marlins lost starting pitcher Jose Fernandez. With Fernandez out for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, Wolf was added to provide a veteran arm to the rotation. Ironically, Wolf missed all of the 2013 season after undergoing the same procedure. In his 2 relief appearances this season, Wolf is 0 – 0 with a save and an ERA of 1.80. Before the Marlins signed him he was with the Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate in Reno where he went 5 – 1 with an ERA of 4.50 in 6 starts.
Wolf has seen a few of the Brewers in his career and he will have to keep an eye on Lyle Overbay. Overbay is 3 of 8 with a homer and 3 RBIs against the veteran left-hander.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 21-25-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Milwaukee Brewers is -0.1
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 29-15-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Miami Marlins is 1.7
Injuries to Watch
05/23/14 RF Ryan Braun Side questionable
05/22/14 CF Carlos Gomez Back questionable
05/20/14 P Yovani Gallardo Ankle questionable
05/13/14 3B Aramis Ramirez Hamstring 15-day DL (5/11)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (5/2)
03/31/14 P Tom Gorzelanny Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
05/13/14 P Jose Fernandez Elbow 15-day DL (5/10), out for season
03/28/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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