Oakland Athletics at Miami Marlins Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 6/27/2014
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 4:10 PM on CSCA, FSFL
Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Oakland Athletics - Gray (7-3, 2.91 ERA) vs. Miami Marlins - Eovaldi (5-3, 3.52 ERA)
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Impressive young right-hander Sonny Gray will go for his eighth win of the season on Saturday afternoon when the Oakland Athletics take on Nathan Eovaldi and the Miami Marlins.
Last Wednesday, Sonny Gray picked up his seventh win of the year when he was able to defeat the Texas Rangers at home. He went seven innings in that start and allowed just two runs on six hits while walking two and striking out seven. Gray is 7-3 for the A's this season and he has been able to strike out 86 batters in 99 innings while only giving up six home runs.
All of the Marlins will be going up against Gray for the first time on Saturday.
24-year-old starter Nathan Eovaldi pitched 6.1 scoreless innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday and came away with his fifth win of the season. He gave up just six innings in that game and walked one batter while striking out two. Eovaldi is striking out more batters this season than he did in 2013 and his walk rate is by far the best of his career.
Infielder Alberto Callaspo is 2-for-2 with a walk against Eovaldi and is the only player on the Marlins who has hit a home run off of the right-hander. None of the Marlins have gone up against him more than three times in their careers.
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland Athletics are 39-35-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Oakland Athletics is 1.7
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 43-29-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Miami Marlins is 0
Injuries to Watch
06/25/14 C Derek Norris Head questionable
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
06/25/14 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Tricep 15-day DL (6/21)
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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