San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/14/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 9/13/2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Chase Field in Phoenix
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On Sunday, rookie starter Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6) will try to pick up his first win in over a month when the San Diego Padres go up against Trevor Cahill (3-11) and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Last Monday, Odrisamer Despaigne pitched 4.1 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on the road and ended up taking the loss. He gave up seven runs (six earned) on eight base hits in that game while walking three batters and striking out three. Despaigne now has a 3.55 ERA through 14 starts and he has only given up six home runs in 83.2 innings.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero is 3-for-8 against Despaigne in his career with a home run and four RBI. Cliff Pennington has one hit in six at-bats against him with no walks and a strikeout.
Trevor Cahill lost his third start in a row last week when he was beaten by the Los Angeles Dodgers on the road. He pitched 5.2 innings in that outing and gave up three runs on two hits while walking four batters and striking out four. On the year, Cahill now has a 5.23 ERA and he has struck out 87 batters in 96.1 innings.
Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista is 7-for-16 against Cahill in his career with a double and a home run.
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 65-75-6 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 San Diego
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