Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/13/14
New York Yankees (75-71) at Baltimore Orioles (88-59)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:05 pm (Camden Yards)
Shane Greene (R) (4-3) (3.590) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (R) (9-7) (3.206)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -139 / New York Yankees +129 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles play game three of their four-game series Saturday.
The New York Yankees have lost five of their last eight games and pretty much doomed any chance of making the playoffs. The Yankees lack of offense has hurt them during this stretch, scoring three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Yanks have lost nine straight when scoring three or less runs. Brett Gardner has a four-game hitting streak and Jacoby Ellsbury has hit in the first two games of this series. The New York Yankees have an ERA of 3.77, which is 17th in the majors. Shane Greene takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 3.57 ERA and has 61 strikeouts in 63 innings. This is Greene’s second career game against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles have won six straight and are 29 games above a .500 record. The Orioles offense continues to carry the way, scoring four or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The O’s have won eight straight when scoring more than three runs. Nelson Cruz has hit in eight of his last 10 games and Adam Jones has four RBIs in his last three games. The Baltimore Orioles have an ERA of 3.55, which is 12th in the majors. Starting is Miguel Gonzalez, who is 9-7 with a 3.22 ERA and has 101 strikeouts in 142.1 innings. Gonzalez is 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA in nine starts against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 5-0 in Greenes last 5 road starts and 5-2 in Greenes last 7 starts overall. The Orioles are 20-7 in Gonzalezs last 27 home starts and 4-1 in Gonzalezs last 5 starts overall.
The Yankees are falling apart, while the O's are heating up at the right time and scoring runs in truckloads. Take Baltimore at home to keep cruising.