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Time: 7:05 PM ET
Match up: Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees
Pitchers: Felix Hernandez (R) vs David Phelps (R)
Latest Odds: Mariners -130 Total 7.5
In their last 7 games, the Bronx Bombers have won 5 out of their last 7 and averaging 4 runs but against below average starting pitchers. They will reluctantly will face Seattle’s awesome starter Felix Hernandez, who has been just about unbeatable this season and now owns a 2.57 ERA in 84 innings and an 83:16 K:BB. The Yankees history versus King Felix has always dismal at best and tonight will be no exception. Seattle’s ace Felix Hernandez has a record of 8 and 5 versus the New York Yankees in his career, but that was against much more powerful lineups compared to this season’s lineup.
This year’s lineup consists of the following:
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Please note there are only 4 players who are hitting over the .250 mark and Mark Teixeira was expected to miss the team's next two games after being removed with a wrist issue Saturday.
The Mariners are a good road team at 14 and 13 and scoring 4.3 runs per game when facing right hand starters which they will tonight in New York’s Starter David Phelps has surrendered 18 hits, 8 earned runs in 22 innings while facing American League teams.
The Bottom line: Most of us are more interested in offensive and pitching statistics, we sometimes forget that fielding is the more important categories in America’s game. Double Plays are 66.3% of the defense and the pitcher’s outs. The Mariners are 7th in converting double plays with 53, while the Yankees are 23rd with only 39 double plays.
MLB Pick of The Day: Seattle -130