San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves 7/27/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/26/2014
Sunday, July 27, 2014, 5:05 PM on FSSD, FSSO
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
San Diego Padres - Stults, E (3-12) vs. Atlanta Braves - Minor, M (3-6)
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On Sunday night, Eric Stults will be going for just his fourth win of the year when he and the San Diego Padres go up against Mike Minor and the Atlanta Braves.
Left-hander Eric Stults lost for the 12th time this season when he was defeated by the Chicago Cubs on the road last week. He went five innings in that game and gave up three runs on six hits while striking out seven and walking three. Stults now has a 3-12 record this season and he has given up 126 hits in his 104.1 innings on the mound.
Braves outfielder Justin Upton is 3-for-9 against Stults in his career with three walks, a home run and four RBI. First baseman Freddie Freeman is just 1-for-7 against him with an RBI and no strikeouts.
Mike Minor had his shortest outing of the season last Tuesday when he was beaten by the Miami Marlins in Atlanta. He made it through just three innings in that game and gave up six runs on 10 hits while walking two and striking out just one. Minor regressed this season for the Braves, going just 3-6 with a 5.32 ERA.
Padres infielder Chris Nelson has just one hit in his seven at-bats versus Minor with a walk and four strikeouts. Veteran Chris Denorfia is 4-for-6 against him with two doubles and a triple.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 32-65-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Diego Padres is -0.3
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 41-56-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
07/23/14 CF Cameron Maybin Suspension has been suspended for 25 games
07/02/14 SS Everth Cabrera Hamstring 15-day DL (7/1)
06/26/14 P Andrew Cashner Shoulder 15-day DL (6/21)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/19/14 1B Yonder Alonso Wrist 15-day DL (6/17)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 60-day DL (6/14)
06/06/14 2B Jedd Gyorko Foot 15-day DL (6/4)
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 Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
06/20/14 P Gavin Floyd Elbow 15-day DL (6/20), out for season
06/20/14 P Pedro Beato Elbow 15-day DL (6/19)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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