Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 7/3/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/2/2014
Thursday, July 3, 6:10 PM on CSPh, FSFL
Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Philadelphia Phillies - Kendrick, K (3-8) vs. Miami Marlins - Eovaldi, N (5-3)
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Philadelphia Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick will try to end his current two-game losing streak on Thursday night when he goes up against Nathan Eovaldi and the Miami Marlins.
In his last start, Kyle Kendrick lost for the eighth time this season when he was beaten by the Atlanta Braves in Philadelphia. He did pitch eight innings in that game, but he gave up four runs on nine hits while walking two batters and striking out eight. On the year, Kendrick is 3-8 with a 4.22 ERA and he has only been able to strike out 65 batters in 102.1 innings.
Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee has four hits in his 11 at-bats against Kendrick with a double, a home run and five RBI. Giancarlo Stanton has hit a home run off of him, but he is just 3-for-23 against him overall with eight strikeouts.
On Monday, right-hander Nathan Eovaldi gave up five earned runs to the Oakland Athletics in seven innings of work, but he took the no decision instead of the loss. He allowed eight hits in that game and walked three batters while striking out three. Eovaldi has a solid 3.29 FIP this season and he has only given up 1.7 walks per nine innings.
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has nine hits in 24 at-bats against Eovaldi with two doubles, a home run and two RBI. Outfielder Domonic Brown is just 4-for-20 against him with three strikeouts.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia Phillies are 39-36-7 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Philadelphia Phillies is -0.5
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 46-30-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Miami Marlins is -0.1
Injuries to Watch
06/27/14 C Carlos Ruiz Concussion 7-day DL (6/25)
06/25/14 C Wil Nieves Quad 15-day DL (6/19)
06/20/14 3B Reid Brignac Ankle 15-day DL (6/20)
06/17/14 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder out indefinitely
06/07/14 P Mike Adams Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (6/7)
06/01/14 P Jeff Manship Quad 15-day DL (6/1)
05/20/14 P Cliff Lee Elbow 15-day DL (5/20)
05/13/14 2B Freddy Galvis Collarbone out 6-8 weeks
03/28/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 60-day DL (3/21)
06/28/14 P Anthony DeSclafani Forearm "?" next start
06/25/14 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Tricep 15-day DL (6/21)
06/22/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 15-day DL (6/20)
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
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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