Madison Bumgarner (4-2, 2.93 ERA) and Marcus Stroman (4-0, 3.60 ERA) are on the hill in the last of a three-game series between the San Francisco Giants (17-18) and the Toronto Blue Jays (18-17) at AT&T Park. The Blue Jays won the last game 4-0, and Toronto leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 3:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May. 11 and can be seen on CSBA and RSN.
Bumgarner pitched 7.1 innings in his most recent start, surrendering four runs (two unearned), striking out 10 and walking one in a 6-4 win over the Rockies. Hunter Pence (.293, 19 Rs, 5 HRs, 25 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday. Stroman went 7.0 innings, surrendering two runs, striking out eight and walking two in a 5-2 win over the Dodgers in his last outing. Michael Saunders (.308, 16 Rs, 4 HRs, 10 RBIs) has been successful at the plate, going 3 for 4 yesterday with one run.
The odds for San Francisco and Toronto are Giants -125, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 7.
The Blue Jays have the edge in the season series, 2-0.
Predictions: SU Winner - TOR
Toronto won its last game in a shutout, its second of the season. San Francisco has been shut out three times this season.
The Giants didn't score any runs in their last game. The Blue Jays have a 2-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
It looks like the Blue Jays have a slight leg up on the Giants, as the Blue Jays have won their last two games while the Giants have lost their last three.
When they outhit their opponents, the Blue Jays are 12-3. The Giants have a 13-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 13th in runs, Toronto has earned 141 this season. San Francisco ranks fifth with 162 runs.
Ranking sixth, Toronto is in the top 10 of the league in walks, notching 126 this season. San Francisco ranks in the top five at second with 139.
The Giants are 10-9 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Blue Jays are 15-9 when they hit at least one homer.