Oakland Athletics at Miami Marlins Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/26/2014
Friday, June 27, 2014, 6:10 PM on CSCA, FSFL
Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Oakland Athletics - Chavez, J (6-4) vs. Miami Marlins - DeSclafani, A (1-2)
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Right-hander Jesse Chavez will be on the mound for the Oakland Athletics on Friday night and will be facing rookie Anthony DeSclafani and the Miami Marlins.
On Saturday, Jesse Chavez pitched seven scoreless innings against the Boston Red Sox, but all he could get out of that start was a no decision. He gave up just three hits in that outing and walked four while striking out four. On the year, Chavez is 6-4 with a solid 2.71 ERA and he has 82 strikeouts in 93 innings of work.
Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee has just one hit in three at-bats against Chavez, but that one hit was a home run. None of the Marlins have faced the right-hander more than three times.
24-year-old Anthony DeSclafani had the shortest outing of his career on Sunday when he was beaten by the New York Mets at home. He went just 3.2 innings in that start and allowed a season-high seven earned runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out just one. Through four starts he has a 1-2 record and he has given up 26 hits in 21.1 innings.
All of the A's will be facing DeSclafani for the first time at the Major League level on Friday night. So far, left-handed hitters have hit .319 against him, while right-handed hitter have a .289 batting average against him.
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland Athletics are 38-35-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Oakland Athletics is 1.6
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 43-28-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Miami Marlins is 0
Injuries to Watch
06/25/14 C Derek Norris Head questioanble
06/24/14 1B Kyle Blanks Calf 15-day DL (6/23)
06/17/14 P Drew Pomeranz Hand 15-day DL (6/16)
04/04/14 SS Jake Elmore Quad 60-day DL (3/28)
03/30/14 P A.J. Griffin Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Fernando Rodriguez Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Eric O'Flaherty Elbow 60-day DL (2/17)
03/28/14 P Jarrod Parker Elbow 60-day DL (3/20), out for season
06/22/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 15-day DL (6/20)
06/16/14 LF Christian Yelich Back 15-day DL (6/14)
06/15/14 P Nathan Eovaldi Personal out indefinitely
05/28/14 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (5/26)
05/24/14 P Brad Hand Ankle 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Jose Fernandez Elbow 15-day DL (5/10), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oakland
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