San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 6/20/2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 8:10 PM on CSBy, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
San Francisco Giants - Vogelsong, R (4-3) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - McCarthy, B (1-9)
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On Saturday night, veteran right-hander Ryan Vogelsong will be on the mound for the San Francisco Giants and will be taking on Brandon McCarthy and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Last Saturday, Ryan Vogelsong pitched just five innings against the Colorado Rockies and ended up with a no decision for his efforts. He allowed three runs in that start on seven hits while striking out two and walking one. Vogelsong has a 4-3 record this season with a 3.94 ERA and his 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings is his highest strikeout rate since his rookie year.
Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill has nine hits in 19 at-bats against Vogelsong with a double, a home run and three RBI. Jordan Pacheco is 4-for-10 against him with two doubles, a home run and two RBI.
Big right-hander Brandon McCarthy pitched well in his start against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, but all he could get out of the game was a no decision. He went seven innings in that game and gave up three runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out two. Through 15 starts, he is just 1-9 with a 5.18 ERA and he has given up 107 hits in 92 innings pitched.
Veteran outfielder Hunter Pence is 7-for-16 against McCarthy with a double, a triple and a solo home run. Brandon Crawford is 4-for-9 against him with a double and a triple.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 37-32-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.7
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-35-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/18/14 CF Angel Pagan Back questionable
05/10/14 1B Brandon Belt Finger 15-day DL (5/10)
03/28/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (3/21)
06/19/14 3B Martin Prado Rest questionable
06/19/14 C Miguel Montero Rest questionable
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16)
06/13/14 CF Ender Inciarte Concussion 7-day DL (6/13)
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 15-day DL (6/9)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 15-day DL (3/29)
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 Francisco
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