Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays - 7/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (49-49) at Seattle Mariners (45-52)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Safeco Field)
M Buehrle (11-5) (3.23) vs. T Walker (7-7) (5.06)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -102 / Toronto Blue Jays -108 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Seattle Mariners collide in the final game of their series on Sunday.
The Toronto Blue Jays are in need of a prolonged hot streak and some help to propel themselves to the top of the American League East. The Blue Jays have won two of three after rallying past the Mariners 8-6 with two runs in the 8th and two in the 9th. Starter Drew Hutchison was charged with all six runs on seven hits including a pair of homers over four frames before four relievers held Seattle off the scoreboard. The Jays totaled eight hits and walked nine times with Ezequiel Carrera clubbing a two run bomb with Chris Colabello knocking in two more while Russell Martin scored twice. Veteran left hander Mark Buehrle takes the hill on Sunday to face the Mariners for the second time in 2015. Buehrle has won two straight with a combined three runs plated on 13 hits over 14 frames.
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The Seattle Mariners have won a few games lately and have to keep up their winning ways to have a shot at the postseason. The Mariners entered Saturday having won three of four but the bullpen failed them in a frustrating defeat. JA Happ gave up three runs in 1.2 frames with Fernando Rodney and Carson Smith allowing two runs each. The M’s logged nine hits and walked three times with Robinson Cano going deep with three RBI’s and two runs while Jesus Sucre went solo. Taujuan Walker hopes to right the ship when he takes the bump against visiting Toronto Sunday. Walker has struggled the last three times out with 16 runs plated on 20 hits in15.1 innings of work.
The over is 7-2 in Toronto’s last 9 Sunday games while the Blue Jays are 5-11 in their last 16 games on grass. The over is 8-1-1 in Seattle’s last 10 home games while the Mariners are 1-8 in their last 9 Sunday games and are 7-1 in Walker’s last 8 starts. The over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings. Based on recent performances I lean Blue Jays with Buehrle…