St Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/26/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 9/25/2014
Friday, September 26, 2014
Chase Field in Phoenix
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Big right-hander Michael Wacha (5-6), who has a 6.17 ERA this month, will get the start for the St. Louis Cardinals when they go up against Trevor Cahill (3-12) and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
Last Saturday, Michael Wacha made it through 4.2 innings against the Cincinnati Reds and finished with a no decision. He gave up two runs on six base hits in that game and walked no one while striking out one. Wacha has only given up six home runs in 102 innings this season and he now has a 3.18 ERA.
Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock has two hits in his three at-bats versus Wacha with a home run and three RBI. Catcher is 0-for-5 against him in his career with a walk and a strikeout.
Right-hander Trevor Cahill gave up five runs in five innings against the Colorado Rockies on the road last Saturday and ended up taking the loss. He allowed 10 base hits in that start and struck out eight batters without walking anyone. Cahill has a high 5.55 ERA on the year now and he has given up 117 hits in 105.1 innings.
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has four hits in 10 at-bats against Cahill in his career with three walks, three home runs and four RBI. Peter Bourjos is just 1-for-6 against him in his career with no walks and three strikeouts.
St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St. Louis Cardinals are 72-81-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for St. Louis Cardinals is 0.1
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-79-7 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
St. Louis Cardinals
09/19/14 P Shelby Miller Ankle is upgraded to probable for next start
08/26/14 RF Shane Robinson Shoulder 60-day DL (8/25); out for season
07/06/14 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (6/24), out for season
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
09/24/14 2B Aaron Hill Finger out indefinitely
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
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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