New York Yankees at St Louis Cardinals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/26/2014
Tuesday, May 27, 8:15 PM on WWOR, FSMW
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
New York Yankees - Phelps, D (1-1) vs. St Louis Cardinals - Lynn, L (5-2)
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27-year-old David Phelps will be looking to bounce back from his first loss of the season when the New York Yankees go up against Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
David Phelps actually pitched pretty well in his start against the Chicago White Sox last week, but he got no help from his offense and ended up with his first defeat. The seven innings he put in and the eight strikeouts he notched were both season-highs, but the two runs he gave up were enough for the White Sox to grab the win. Phelps now has a 1-1 record and a 3.18 ERA through 34 innings.
Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos has just one hit in six at-bats against Phelps, while Jhonny Peralta is 2-for-5 with an RBI against him. Everyone else on the Cardinals will be facing Phelps for the first time on Tuesday.
Lance Lynn pitched pretty well against the Arizona Diamondbacks last Thursday, but all he could get out of the game was a no decision. He pitched six innings in that outing and allowed two runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out six. He has struck out 59 batters through 60 innings and owns a 3.60 ERA.
Veteran Alfonso Soriano is 8-for-22 against Lynn in his career with two doubles, a home run, two RBI and eight strikeouts.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York Yankees are 22-27-0 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Yankees is -0.1
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 22-25-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
05/15/14 RF Carlos Beltran Elbow 15-day DL (5/13)
05/13/14 P Shawn Kelley Back 15-day DL (5/7)
05/11/14 P CC Sabathia Knee 15-day DL (5/11)
05/06/14 P Michael Pineda Shoulder 15-day DL (4/24)
05/01/14 P Bruce Billings Forearm 15-day DL (4/26)
04/20/14 P Ivan Nova Elbow 60-day DL (4/20); out for season
04/15/14 C Francisco Cervelli Hamstring 60-day DL (4/13)
St Louis Cardinals
05/24/14 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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