MLB Thursday Preview: Blue Jays at White Sox, Pirates at Padres

Toronto Blue Jays (17-25) at Chicago White Sox (19-22), 8:10 p.m. ET Marcus Stroman (1-6, 3.12 ERA) (TOR) -130 / -1.5 runs (+120) / Over 9.5 runs (EVEN) Dylan Covey (0-2, 5.91 ERA) (CHW) +120 / +1.5 runs (-140) / Under 9.5 runs (-120) The White Sox turn to a woeful starter in Dylan Covey on Thursday night, but they're worth a play as home underdogs against the struggling Marcus Stroman and the blundering Blue Jays. Covey is 5-23 in [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Brewers at Phillies, Padres at Dodgers

Milwaukee Brewers (24-19) at Philadelphia Phillies (24-16), 7:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Under Brandon Woodruff (5-1, 4.25 ERA) (MIL) -115 / +1.5 runs (-225) / Over 8.5 runs (-105) Jerad Eickhoff (2-1, 1.50 ERA) (PHI) +105 / -1.5 runs (+185) / Under 8.5 runs (-115) Two overachieving starters will be on the mound at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night, as Brandon Woodruff and the Brewers take on Jerad Eickhoff and the Phillies. Woodruff has settled into a groove [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Giants at Rockies, Mets at Padres

San Francisco Giants (15-20) at Colorado Rockies (16-19), 8:40 p.m. ET Madison Bumgarner (1-4, 3.92 ERA) (SF) +105 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 10 runs (-120) Antonio Senzatela (2-1, 4.03 ERA) (COL) -115 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 10 runs (EVEN) The Giants hold the edge against their division rival at Coors Field on Tuesday night, as Madison Bumgarner takes the hill against Antonio Senzatela. Bumgarner has pitched to a 3.28 FIP (fielding independent pitching) in his first [...]

MLB Monday Preview: Nationals at Brewers, Mets at Padres

Washington Nationals (14-19) at Milwaukee Brewers (20-16), 7:40 p.m. ET Max Scherzer (1-4, 4.08 ERA) (WSH) -105 / -1.5 runs (+160) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.24 ERA) (MIL) -105 / +1.5 runs (-195) / Under 7.5 runs (-105) The slumping Nationals (3-7 in their last 10 games) take on the surging Brewers (7-3 in their last 10 games) at Miller Park on Monday night. Jhoulys Chacin's ERA is frightening at first glance, but his home splits [...]

MLB Friday Preview: A’s at Pirates, Dodgers at Padres

Oakland Athletics (14-19) at Pittsburgh Pirates (14-14), 7:05 p.m. ET Brett Anderson (3-2, 4.35 ERA) (OAK) EVEN / +1.5 runs (-200) / Over 8 runs (-105) Joe Musgrove (1-2, 1.54 ERA) (PIT) -110 / -1.5 runs (+165) / Under 8 runs (-115) Joe Musgrove has had a fine first five starts for the Pirates, but wins have been hard to come by because of Pittsburgh's lackluster offense. However, Musgrove should get some early run support, as Brett Anderson takes the [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Padres at Braves, Orioles at White Sox

San Diego Padres (17-13) at Atlanta Braves (14-15), 7:20 p.m. ET Cal Quantrill (MLB debut) (SD) +135 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Over nine runs (-120) Max Fried (3-1, 2.30 ERA) (ATL) -150 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Under nine runs (EVEN) Two young starters take the hill at SunTrust Park on Wednesday night, as Cal Quantrill makes his major league debut for the Padres, while the Braves counter with outstanding pitching prospect Max Fried. Quantrill has a 4.02 ERA [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Reds at Mets, Padres at Braves

Cincinnati Reds (12-16) at New York Mets (14-14), 7:10 p.m. ET Luis Castillo (3-1, 1.23 ERA) (CIN) -120 / -1.5 runs (+135) / Over eight runs (-110) Jason Vargas (1-1, 7.20 ERA) (NYM) +110 / +1.5 runs (-160) / Under eight runs (-110) The Reds and their fireballing starter, Luis Castillo, appear to have Jason Vargas and the Mets outclassed Tuesday night. Castillo scattered eight hits when he held the Braves scoreless in six innings of work last time out [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Phillies at Mets, Mariners at Padres

Philadelphia Phillies (12-10) at New York Mets (12-10), 7:10 p.m. ET Zach Eflin (2-2, 3.68 ERA) (PHI) +120 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 8.5 runs (-110) Zack Wheeler (1-2, 6.35 ERA) (NYM) -135 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 8.5 runs (-110) Two teams that excel at manufacturing runs meet at Citi Field on Tuesday night. The clubs are tied for fifth in OBP at .345. Third baseman Maikel Franco leads the club in home runs (six) and RBIs [...]

Manny Machado Signing Brings Padres Down To +5000 in MLB Futures

Signing Manny Machado to a 10 year / $300 million deal was enough to move the San Diego Padres from +8000 in 2019 World Series futures all the way down to +5000. That still makes the Padres a longshot to go all the way this season, but at least they're the talk of the town for the time being. There's no doubt that this is a massive deal, but is it a good one for San Diego? Padres Are Investing [...]

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