New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles 7/13/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/12/2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014, 8:05 PM on ESPN
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
New York Yankees - Whitley, C (4-2) vs. Baltimore Orioles - Gausman, K (3-2)
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Rookie Chase Whitley will be going for his fourth win of the season when he and the New York Yankees go up against Kevin Gausman and the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night.
In his last start back on July 4, Chase Whitley pitched just three innings against the Minnesota Twins and ended up with a no decision. He gave up four earned runs on eight hits in that outing while walking one batter and striking out four. In 51 innings of work this season, Whitley has only walked 10 hitters, but he has also given up 64 base hits in that time.
The Orioles are getting their first chance to face Whitley on Sunday night. Left-handed batters are hitting .320 with an .846 OPS against him this year, while right-handed hitters have a .293 batting average against him with a .744 OPS.
23-year-old Kevin Gausman made his last start a week ago against the Boston Red Sox last Sunday and ended up with a no decision. He went 5.1 innings in that start and gave up just one run on four hits and walked two while striking out seven. He is currently 3-2 on the year with a 3.52 ERA and he has only given up one home run in 33.1 innings.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York Yankees are 42-48-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Yankees is -0.4
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 42-47-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0.3
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
07/10/14 RF Carlos Beltran Concussion 7-day DL (7/9)
07/10/14 P Masahiro Tanaka Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
05/11/14 P CC Sabathia Knee 60-day DL (5/11)
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
06/17/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-day DL (5/11), out for season
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 60-day DL (6/2), out for season
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Baltimore
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