Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers 7/8/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/7/2014
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 8:10 PM on CSPh, FSWI
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Philadelphia Phillies - Kendrick, K (3-8) vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Peralta, W (9-5)
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Philadelphia Phillies veteran Kyle Kendrick will try to get his first win since the middle of June on Tuesday night when he goes up against Wily Peralta Milwaukee Brewers.
On Thursday, Kyle Kendrick gave up just two runs in his seven innings against the Miami Marlins on the road, but he ended up with a no decision in a game the Phillies ended up winning 5-4. Kendrick allowed six hits in that outing and walked one batter while striking out four. The right-hander is 3-8 on the year with a 4.12 ERA, but he has only given up 0.9 home runs per nine innings.
Kendrick has never liked facing Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, who has nine hits in 19 at-bats against him with a double, two home runs and seven RBI. Carlos Gomez is just 2-for-12 against Kendrick with a walk and two strikeouts.
Wily Peralta ended his five-game winning streak last week against the Toronto Blue Jays, but he ended up with a no decision rather than a loss. He pitched six innings in that start and gave up four earned runs on nine hits while walking three and striking out four. Through 17 starts, Peralta has a 9-5 record and a solid 3.35 ERA.
Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown has two hits in six at-bats against Peralta with a walk and two strikeouts. No one on the Phillies has hit a home run off of Peralta.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia Phillies are 43-38-7 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Philadelphia Phillies is -0.6
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 46-40-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0
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 60-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
07/06/14 RF Ryan Braun Back questionable
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 15-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (5/2)
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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