Cleveland Indians vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - 7/25/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Pirates (53-49) at Cleveland Indians (54-46)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Jameson Taillon (7-7) (3.80) vs. T Bauer (8-6) (2.50)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -170 / Pittsburgh Pirates +160 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Sports Time Ohio
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians collide in an interleague tilt on Wednesday.
The Pittsburgh Pirates remained the hottest team in the game with a 9-4 win at Cleveland for victory number eleven straight. Pittsburgh starter Joe Musgrove improved to 4-4with a pair of runs plated over seven innings.
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The Pirates racked up 14 hits and walked once with Starling Marte, Josh Bell and Gregory Polanco each going deep and combining for six RBI’s and four runs while Corey Dickerson drove in two and scored twice.
Jameson Taillon shoots for his third straight win on Wednesday at Cleveland. Taillson has allowed two runs on ten his while striking out 16 over 11.1 innings of work.
The Cleveland Indians couldn’t stop the torrid Pirates Tuesday with their pitching unable to control the scoreboard. Cleveland starter Shane Beiber was charged with seven runs in 1.2 innings to fall to 5-2.
The Indians attack consisted of nine hits and a pair of bases on balls with Brandon Guyer and Edwin Encarnacion clubbing solo homers.
Cleveland has named right hander Trevor Bauer as Wednesday’s starter against visiting Pittsburgh. Bauer did not get a decision last time out in a 9-8 win at Texas with four runs plated over four frames.
Pittsburgh are 12-1 in their last 13 overall and are 12-1 in their last 13 games on grass and are 8-1 in their last 9 Wednesday games. Under is 11-4-2 in Cleveland last 17 Wednesday games and Cleveland are 19-7 in their last 26 Wednesday games and over is 7-3-1 in Cleveland last 11 on grass.
We all know the Pirates can’t win like this forever and this seems like a spot for the Indians to come through but I’m not stepping in front of the Pittsburgh train…