Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox - 5/12/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (26-12) at Toronto Blue Jays (21-18)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 4:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
D Price (2-4) (5.11) vs. M Estrada (2-2) (5.21)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays +111 / Boston Red Sox -121 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
MLB comes to the Rogers Centre with the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox will be looking to rebound from a 5-3 12 inning defeat at Toronto on Friday. Boston starter Chris Sale gave up three runs over nine frames and amassed 15 strikeouts for a no decision while Brian Johnson surrendered a two run walk off bomb in the 12th.
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The Red Sox mustered six hits and walked four times with Xander Bogaerts smacking his 4th home while JD Martinez also recorded an RBI. Boston sends left hander David Price to the hill against Toronto on Saturday. Price has dropped three straight decisions after an 11-5 loss at Texas with nine runs plated on six hits and a pair of BB over 3.2 frames.
The Toronto Blue Jays rode a strong performance out of the bullpen in downing Boston in extra innings on Friday. Toronto starter Aaron Sanchez was charged with all three runs over 4.2 frames before five relievers allowed one hit over 7.1 innings.
The Blue Jays totaled eight hits and three bases on balls with Luke Maile going deep twice with four RBI’s including a two run walk off homer in the 12th. Marco Estrada draws Saturday’s start against the visiting Red Sox. Estrada received a no decision last time out in a 2-1 win at Tampa Bay where he tossed six scoreless innings with four hits and four BB allowed.
Boston are 25-10 in their last 35 overall and are 14-6 in their last 20 road games and are 37-18 in their last 55 games on astroturf. Toronto are 2-5 in their last 7 home games and under is 4-1-2 in Blue Jays last 7 vs. American League East. Boston are 21-8 in the last 29 meetings in Toronto and are 14-6 in the last 20 meetings.
I first say I don’t like the matchup on the mound so I’m not interested in this one but I’ll throw this out there…