Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 6/29/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 6/28/2014
Sunday, June 29, 2014, 1:35 PM on SUN, MASN
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
Tampa Bay Rays - Cobb, A (2-6) vs. Baltimore Orioles - Gonzalez, M (4-5)
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Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb will try to end his current two-game losing streak on Sunday afternoon when he takes on Miguel Gonzalez and the Baltimore Orioles.
Alex Cobb had a tough outing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in his last start and ended up suffering his sixth loss of the year. He pitched five innings in that outing and allowed six earned runs on six hits while walking three and striking out two. Cobb now has a 2-6 record, but he has only given up six home runs in 59.1 innings of work this season.
Orioles All-Star outfielder Adam Jones has just three hits in his 16 at-bats against Cobb with a walk and four strikeouts. None of the current Orioles have been able to hit a home run off of Cobb yet.
On Tuesday, Miguel Gonzalez lost his fifth game of the season after being beaten by the Chicago White Sox in Baltimore. He pitched five innings in that game and allowed three runs on nine hits while striking out just one and walking one. Gonzalez is giving up 10 hits per nine innings this season, which is nearly two more hits per nine innings than last season.
Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings has six hits in his 22 at-bats against Gonzalez with four of those hits being home runs. Veteran Ben Zobrist is just 3-for-24 against him with five strikeouts.
Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Rays are 39-38-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Tampa Bay Rays is -0.5
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 35-40-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
Tampa Bay Rays
06/27/14 SS Yunel Escobar Shoulder questionable
06/24/14 LF Jerry Sands Wrist 15-day DL (6/22)
06/19/14 LF David DeJesus Hand 15-day DL (6/19)
06/01/14 RF Wil Myers Wrist 15-day DL (5/31)
04/08/14 P Matt Moore Elbow 60-day DL (4/8), out for season
03/30/14 2B Tim Beckham Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 P Jeremy Hellickson Elbow 15-day DL (3/30)
06/27/14 P Bud Norris Groin 15-day DL (6/22)
06/17/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-day DL (5/11), out for season
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 60-day DL (6/2), out for season
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 3B Michael Almanzar Arm 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
Tony's Pick: Take Baltimore
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