Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies 7/21/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/20/2014
Monday, July 21, 2014, 8:40 PM on MASN, ROOT
Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
Washington Nationals - Fister, D (8-2) vs. Colorado Rockies - Morales, F (5-4)
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Doug Fister will try to keep his hot streak going when he and the Washington Nationals face off against Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Doug Fister pitched well against the Baltimore Orioles in his last start and ended up picking up his eighth win of the year. Fister went seven innings in that outing and gave up just two earned runs on seven hits while walking two batters and striking out three. He is now 8-2 through 12 starts and has only walked eight batters in 77.2 innings of work.
Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has nine hits in 28 at-bats against Fister in his career with three doubles, a home run and four RBI. Outfielder Drew Stubbs is 2-for-6 against the right-hander with no walks and a strikeout.
Franklin Morales pitched 5.2 innings against the San Diego Padres in his last start and came away with his fifth win of the year. He gave up just one run on four hits in that game and struck out six batters while walking three. He is now 5-4 on the season with a 5.26 ERA and he has given up 97 hits in 87.1 innings.
Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth is hitless against Morales in three at-bats with two walks and one strikeout. Bench player Kevin Frandsen has two hits in his three at-bats against Morales with two walks a no strikeouts.
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington Nationals are 46-39-8 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Washington Nationals is 0.7
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 49-38-8 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.5
Injuries to Watch
07/12/14 P Jordan Zimmermann Bicep questionable
05/16/14 CF Eury Perez Toe 60-day DL (5/15)
03/29/14 P Ross Ohlendorf Back 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Erik Davis Elbow 60-day DL (2/13)
07/08/14 P Jhoulys Chacin Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (6/29), out for season
07/07/14 P Nick Masset Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
06/24/14 P Christian Bergman Thumb 60-day DL (6/20)
06/10/14 P Eddie Butler Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (6/7)
06/10/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Shoulder 15-day DL (6/6)
06/05/14 P Jordan Lyles Hand 60-day DL (6/4)
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
04/15/14 P Brett Anderson Finger 60-day DL (4/13)
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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