Kansas City Royals vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 5/14/14
Colorado Rockies (23-18) at Kansas City Royals (19-19)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:10 pm (Kauffman Stadium)
Jhoulys Chacin (R) (0-1) (4.909) vs. Jason Vargas (L) (3-1) (3.038)
The Line: Kansas City Royals -128 / Colorado Rockies +118 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain, FS-Kansas City
The Kansas City Royals and the Colorado Rockies face off on Wednesday in Kansas City as they continue their interleague series.
The Kansas City Royals came up with clutch hits on Tuesday and got the win against the Rockies. Salvador Perez had two hits including a home run, Lorenzo Cain hit a home run, and Alcides Escobar had two hits as the Royals scored five runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Aaron Crow allowed five hits and a run while striking out eight over 7.0 innings to get the win and go to 5-3 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Royals start Jason Vargas who had a win in his last start. For the season Vargas has allowed 51 hits and 18 earned runs while striking out 32 over 53.1 innings for a 3-1 record and a 3.04 ERA.
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The Colorado Rockies are in second place in NL West but they didn’t help themselves on Tuesday taking the loss in KC. Nolan Arenado had two hits and Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each had hits as the Rockies scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Franklin Morales allowed eight hits and four runs over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 3-3 for the year. For Wednesday’s game the Rockies start Jhoulys Chacin who is still looking for a win this year. For the season Chacin allowed 12 hits and six runs while striking out six over 11 innings for an 0-1 record and a 4.91 ERA.
Kansas City is 6-2 in game two of a series, 5-13 against the NL West, and 1-4 in their last five home games. Colorado is 4-0 in game two of a series, 16-37 in their last 53 interleague games, and 1-6 in Chacin’s last seven starts. Colorado is 4-2 in the last six meetings of these two.
We have two teams who can swing the bat and I like the over here.
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