San Francisco Giants vs. Baltimore Orioles Free Pick - 8/10/13
Baltimore Orioles (64-51) at San Francisco Giants (51-64)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 4:05 pm (AT&T Park)
Scott Feldman (R) (9-9) (4.100) vs. Chad Gaudin (R) (5-1) (2.826)
San Francisco Giants +104 / Baltimore Orioles -114 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants go back to work Saturday after Baltimore took down SF 5-2 during 10 innings on Friday.
The O's scored once during each of the first two frames for a 2-0 lead via Adam Jones' single and J.J. Hardy's home run. Brandon Belt's HR during the sixth got the Giants on the scoreboard. Then during the ninth San Francisco tied the game on Hunter Pence's RBI-single; however, despite runners on second and third base with no outs the Giants could not get another run home. Baltimore made the home team pay minutes later with Chris Davis' double and Matt Wieters' single scoring three runs.
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Wei-Yin Chen (6-4, 2.95 ERA) gets the next start for the Orioles. Chen is 3-3 on the road beating the Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers in his last two away decisions by allowing a run during 11.1 innings. Chen also got the Oakland Athletics 3-0 April 26 with eight perfect frames.
The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners however protected house by pounding in 11 runs during 16.1 innings off of Chen who SF is 3-of-8 with an RBI against. Better yet Jeff Francoeur is 3-of-8 with two doubles and an RBI versus Chen.
The Giants go with Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.56 ERA) in Game Two. Gaudin is 1-2 at AT&T Park getting beaten by the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds yielding seven runs during four frames.
On July 19 though Arizona fell 2-0 due to being unable strike during seven innings against Gaudin. Baltimore on the other hand are 12-of-35 with six RBIs, two of them Adam Jones', Nick Markakis' and Nate McLouth's, versus Gaudin. The O's leave AT&T Saturday as happy as a clam again.