Tuesday MLB preview: Red Sox at Twins, Rockies at Diamondbacks

Boston Red Sox (40-34) at Minnesota Twins (47-24), 8:10 p.m. ET David Price (4-2, 3.52 ERA) (BOS) -120 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Over 9.5 runs (-115) Michael Pineda (4-3, 5.04 ERA) (MIN) +110 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Under 9.5 runs (-105) MLB free play: Twins moneyline The Twins, still hanging with the top teams in baseball, appear to be getting disrespected by oddsmakers Tuesday night, as they're slight underdogs against the Red Sox. Michael Pineda will start for [...]

Thursday MLB preview: Diamondbacks at Nationals, Cubs at Dodgers

Arizona Diamondbacks (36-33) at Washington Nationals (31-36), 7:05 p.m. ET Zack Greinke (7-2, 2.87 ERA) (ARZ) -120 / +1.5 runs (+135) / Over 9 runs (EVEN) Erick Fedde (1-0, 2.93 ERA) (WSH) +110 / -1.5 runs (-160) / Under 9 runs (-120) MLB free play: Diamondbacks moneyline Erick Fedde has done a decent job since he joined Washington's rotation, but Arizona ace Zack Greinke holds the edge in this Thursday night matchup. Fedde's batting average against in four starts this [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Diamondbacks at Phillies, Brewers at Astros

Arizona Diamondbacks (35-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (38-29), 7:05 p.m. ET Merrill Kelly (6-6, 4.12 ERA) (ARZ) +125 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Over 9 runs (-115) Zach Eflin (6-5, 2.88 ERA) (PHI) -135 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Under 9 runs (-105) MLB free play: Phillies -0.5 first five innings (EVEN) Based on the home and road splits of the respective starters, the Phillies are a good bet to secure an early lead over the Diamondbacks in Wednesday's series finale [...]

MLB Tuesday preview: Blue Jays at Orioles, Diamondbacks at Phillies

Toronto Blue Jays (23-42) at Baltimore Orioles (20-45), 7:05 p.m. ET Trent Thornton (1-4, 4.73 ERA) (TOR) -115 / +1.5 runs (-225) / Over 8.5 runs (-115) John Means (5-4, 2.67 ERA) (BAL) +105 / -1.5 runs (+185) / Under 8.5 runs (-105) MLB free play: Orioles moneyline The Blue Jays and Orioles are each 5-15 their last 20 games, tied for the worst mark in the majors. But bettors should confidently back Baltimore and their best starter, John Means, [...]

MLB Friday preview: Brewers at Pirates, Mets at Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers (32-25) at Pittsburgh Pirates (27-28), 7:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Over Jhoulys Chacin (3-6, 4.88 ERA) (MIL) -115 / -1.5 runs (+130) / Over 9.5 runs (-110) Chris Archer (1-5, 5.75 ERA) (PIT) +105 / +1.5 runs (-155) / Under 9.5 runs (-110) There should be runs aplenty in Friday night's series opener at PNC Park. Milwaukee's Jhoulys Chacin has been terrible in six road starts this year, pitching to a 5.90 ERA and .274 opponent batting [...]

MLB Friday Preview: Marlins at Mets, Braves at Diamondbacks

Miami Marlins (10-27) at New York Mets (17-20), 7:10 p.m. ET Pablo Lopez (2-4, 4.03 ERA) (MIA) +155 / +1.5 runs (-160) / Over seven runs (-115) Zack Wheeler (2-2, 4.64 ERA) (NYM) -170 / -1.5 runs (+135) / Under seven runs (-105) Two sagging offenses meet at Citi Field on Friday night as the Marlins kick off a three-game series with the Mets. Pablo Lopez has recovered from a shaky start to the season for Miami, allowing just four [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Braves at Reds, Diamondbacks at Pirates

Atlanta Braves (11-11) at Cincinnati Reds (9-13), 6:40 p.m. ET Mike Soroka (0-1, 1.80 ERA) (ATL) -125 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Over 9.5 runs (-105) Tanner Roark (1-0, 3.60 ERA) (CIN) +115 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Under 9.5 runs (-115) The Braves turn to another quality young arm in Mike Soroka on Wednesday night, as they face a familiar foe in the Reds' Tanner Roark at Great American Ballpark. Soroka has a career ERA of 3.23 through six [...]

MLB Monday Preview: Diamondbacks at Pirates, Yankees at Angels

Arizona Diamondbacks (11-11) at Pittsburgh Pirates (12-7), 7:05 p.m. ET Zack Godley (1-1, 6.26 ERA) (ARZ) +125 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 7.5 runs (EVEN) Joe Musgrove (1-1, 0.81 ERA) (PIT) -140 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 7.5 runs (-120) The Pirates have a decided advantage in pitching over the Diamondbacks in Monday night's matchup at PNC Park. Joe Musgrove has been a revelation for the Pirates this season, allowing just two earned runs in his first three [...]

Colorado Rockies Zeroing In On Division Title

The Colorado Rockies continue their push for the National League pennant with five games remaining. The Rockies (87-70) won their 5th straight game Sept. 25 and are now just a half-game behind NL West division Los Angeles Dodgers (88-70). The 10-3 win over the Phillies also put the Rockies back in control of their playoff destiny, as Colorado is a half-game in front of the St. Louis Cardinals (87-71) for the second and final wild card spot. While Rockies manager [...]

NL MVP Odds – Yelich Has Massive Value Right Now

by Fairway Jay The National League still have division and wild card races to settle with 10 games remaining, and the Most Valuable Player award is also up for grabs. Less than a month ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks led the NL West by 1½ games and FanGraphs gave them a 43 percent chance of winning the division and 65 percent chance of making the playoffs. The D’backs have dumped going 4-13 in September to fall 6 full games behind the [...]