Orioles vs. Yankees - 10/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (87-73) at Baltimore Orioles (79-81)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 3:05 pm (Camden Yards)
M Pineda (12-9) (4.24) vs. C Tillman (10-11) (4.83)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles / New York Yankees --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles end their regular season Sunday afternoon.
The New York Yankees need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Yankees have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last 10 games. The Yankees have lost five of their last seven when scoring three or less runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 150 hits and 62 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 120 RBI. The New York Yankees have lost four of their last five road games. Michael Pineda gets the nod, and he’s 12-9 with a 4.24 ERA and 151 strikeouts this season. Pineda is 3-1 with a 3.67 ERA and 57 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Orioles have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Orioles have won seven straight when scoring more than three runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 180 hits and 85 RBI while Chris Davis and Adam Jones have combined for 195 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have won four straight home games. Chris Tillman takes the hill, and he’s 10-11 with a 5.05 ERA and 115 strikeouts this season. Tillman is 5-6 with a 5.06 ERA and 59 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 5-0 in their last 5 Sunday games and 11-4 in Pinedas last 15 starts vs. American League East. The Orioles are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 2-6 in Tillmans last 8 starts. The Orioles are 7-3 in Tillmans last 10 starts vs. Yankees.
The Yanks are locked into their playoff spot and continue to struggle on the road. Meanwhile, the O's are ending the season on a positive note with a few wins lately and Tillman has been great against the Yankees for much of his career. I'll take the home team.