San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/13/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 9/12/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Chase Field in Phoenix
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Tyson Ross (13-13), who is 2-1 with a 2.50 ERA in his last three starts, will take the mound for the San Diego Padres when they take on Chase Anderson (8-6) and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
In his last start, Tyson Ross gave up three runs in 5.2 innings against the Colorado Rockies and ended up taking the loss. He allowed seven base hits in that outing and struck out seven batters while walking four. Ross still has a very solid 2.66 ERA on the year and he has been able to strike out 191 hitters in 192.2 innings of work.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero is 4-for-18 against Ross in his career with two RBI and three strikeouts. Second baseman Aaron Hill is just 1-for-12 against him with no walks and three strikeouts.
Rookie Chase Anderson pitched six pretty good innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers last week and ended up with a no decision for his efforts. He gave up two earned runs on four base hits in that start while striking out six and walking zero. Anderson currently has a 3.71 ERA on the season and he has struck out 8.2 batters per nine innings.
Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal is 1-for-3 against Anderson in his career with a home run and four RBI, while Seth Smith is 0-for-4 against him with two walks and an RBI.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 52-88-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Diego Padres is -0.3
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 64-75-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
09/03/14 SS Ryan Jackson Undisclosed 60-day DL (9/2)
08/30/14 P Joaquin Benoit Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 1B Yonder Alonso Forearm 15-day DL (8/13), out for season
08/12/14 SS Everth Cabrera Hamstring 15-day DL (8/10)
07/28/14 LF Carlos Quentin Knee 15-day DL (7/27)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
05/22/14 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (5/18)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
09/05/14 P Brad Ziegler Knee out for season
08/02/14 1B Paul Goldschmidt Hand 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16), out for season
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 60-day DL (6/9), has retired
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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