Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels 7/7/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 7/6/2014
Monday, July 7, 2014, 10:05 PM on RSN, FSW
Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
Toronto Blue Jays - Happ, J (7-4) vs. Los Angeles Angels - Weaver, J (9-6)
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On Monday night, big left-hander J.A. Happ will attempt to win his eighth game of the year when he and the Toronto Blue Jays face nine-game winner Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels.
In his last start, J.A. Happ gave up four runs in his seven innings of work against the Milwaukee Brewers and ended up with a no decision. He allowed six hits in that outing and struck out four batters while walking no one. Happ has a 7-4 record for the Blue Jays this season and he has struck out 61 batters in 72 innings.
Angels catcher Chris Iannetta has two hits in five at-bats against Happ with a three walks, a home run and two RBI. David Freese is just 2-for-7 against him with three walks and five strikeouts.
Veteran Jered Weaver gave up five runs in 5.2 innings against the Chicago White Sox on the road last week, but his offense helped him out and he came away with the win. He gave up nine hits in that game and walked no one while striking out six. On the season, Weaver has given up just 102 hits in 116.1 innings while striking out 92.
Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind has nine hits in his 26 at-bats against Weaver with three doubles, two home runs and six RBI. Outfielder Melky Cabrera is 3-for-21 against him in his career with two strikeouts.
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto Blue Jays are 42-43-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Toronto Blue Jays is 0.4
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 45-34-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.7
Injuries to Watch
Toronto Blue Jays
06/23/14 3B Brett Lawrie Finger 15-day DL (6/22)
05/04/14 P Brandon Morrow Hand 60-day DL (5/3)
04/14/14 2B Maicer Izturis Knee 60-day DL (4/14)
Los Angeles Angels
06/16/14 P Fernando Salas Shoulder 15-day DL (6/15)
05/28/14 P Sean Burnett Elbow 15-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/12/14 3B Ian Stewart Hand 15-day DL (5/11)
04/17/14 P Ryan Brasier Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Brian Moran Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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