St Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/28/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 9/27/2014
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Chase Field in Phoenix
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On Sunday, All-Star Adam Wainwright (20-9) will be going for his sixth win in a row for the St. Louis Cardinals when they take on Josh Collmenter (11-8) and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and picked up his 20th win of the season. He gave up just three hits in that start and struck out eight batters while walking only one. Wainwright has a fantastic 2.38 ERA on the year and he has only given up 184 hits in 227 innings of work.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero is 5-for-17 against Wainwright in his career with two walks and a solo home run. Cliff Pennington is hitless in nine plate appearances against the right-hander with no walks and four strikeouts.
Josh Collmenter picked up his 11th win of the year on Monday when he defeated the Minnesota Twins on the road. He gave up two runs in 6.1 innings that day while walking one batter and striking out five. Collmenter has a solid 3.57 ERA on the season despite only striking out 112 batters in his 171.1 innings on the mound.
Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski has two hits in five at-bats against Collmenter with a double and no strikeouts. Second baseman Mark Ellis is just 3-for-14 against him in his career with a walk and four 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
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