New York Mets at Seattle Mariners 7/23/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/22/2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 3:40 PM on SNY, ROOT
New York Mets - Colon, B (8-8) vs. Seattle Mariners - Iwakuma, H (8-4)
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On Wednesday afternoon, Bartolo Colon will try to win his first game since back on June 24 when he and the New York Mets take on Hisashi Iwakuma and the Seattle Mariners.
Last Friday, Bartolo Colon gave up four runs in five innings of work against the San Diego Padres and was lucky to come away with just a no decision. He allowed five hits in that outing and walked one batter while striking out six. Colon is now 8-8 with a 4.12 ERA on the season and he has only walked 18 batters in 126.2 innings.
Mariners All-Star Robinson Cano has six hits in his 15 at-bats against Colon with two doubles, a home run and two RBI. Third baseman Kyle Seager is just 4-for-21 against him with a walk and four strikeouts.
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched well against the Los Angeles Angels on the road last Friday, but he ended up having to settle for a no decision. He pitched seven innings in that start and gave up just two runs on six hits while walking no one and striking out three. Through 15 starts, Iwakuma is 8-4 for the Mariners with a 2.95 ERA and he has struck out 83 batters in 103.2 innings.
Outfielder Curtis Granderson is one of just three Mets who have faced Iwakuma. He is 2-for-7 against him with a walk and two strikeouts.
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 44-43-11 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Mets is 0.1
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle Mariners are 40-54-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Seattle Mariners is 0.6
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
07/19/14 P Bartolo Colon Stomach left last start, "?" for next start
07/06/14 P Jon Niese Back 15-day DL (7/5)
06/25/14 C Taylor Teagarden Hamstring 15-day DL (6/22)
04/01/14 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (4/1), out for season
03/28/14 P Matt Harvey Elbow 60-day DL (3/30), out for season
07/20/14 2B Robinson Cano Hamstring questionable
07/11/14 CF Michael Saunders Side 15-day DL (7/10)
04/16/14 P Blake Beavan Shoulder 60-day DL (4/15)
04/09/14 P James Paxton Back 60-day DL (4/8)
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle
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