If you want to see runs galore and pitchers dreading their existence, then you should be watching the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics series continue Wednesday. The two teams have gone OVER in eight of their past nine outings with an average of 12.6 runs per game. In just their two games so far this series, the Rangers and A’s have combined for 35 runs.
The surprising Colorado Rockies have been getting the job done, but they haven’t been making it easy on themselves. Colorado, which has won five of its last six, blew a nine-run lead before holding on to win a crazy game over the New York Yankees on Tuesday by a score of 13-10. Colorado can complete a brief two-game interleague sweep of the Yanks on Wednesday afternoon.
The New York Mets have been having all sorts of offensive issues as of late, and those problems reached a new low on Tuesday when Pittsburgh Pirates’ rookie Jameson Taillon took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his second career start. The NL clubs will square off once again on Wednesday in the Big Apple.
Home field advantage has been critical when the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox meet. The home team has won eight of the past nine contests between the AL Central rivals – including a perfect 4-0 mark this season.
The Milwaukee Brewers have not been overly great the past few seasons, but they have been terrible when they travel to the Bay Area and take on the San Francisco Giants. The Brewers are 1-7 in their past eight games at AT&T Park while allowing 8.1 runs per game in those outings. The Brew Crew and the Giants continue their series Tuesday after San Fran put up 11 runs on Monday.
The Chicago Cubs are unquestionably the best team in Major League Baseball, but they’ll have to tangle with a squad that’s equally as hot as them on Tuesday. The Washington ….
Heading into Monday’s contest with the Toronto Blue Jays, the Philadelphia Phillies had lost 13 of their previous 16 contests. But thanks to a huge 7-0 victory north of the ….
The Kansas City Royals happily return to Kauffman Stadium after enduring a road trip that saw them go 2-8. The Royals have been much better at home, as they’ve picked up the win in their past six games in Kansas City while outscoring opponents 42-26 in that span. KC kicks off a three-game set at home with the Cleveland Indians Monday.
Zack Greinke posted one of the greatest statistical seasons in MLB history with the Los Angeles Dodgers last season and parlayed that into a $208 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks this offseason. Greinke will now be facing off against his former team for the first time since leaving when the two teams kick off a three-game series Monday.
The Golden State Warriors can become the seventh franchise in NBA history to win consecutive titles with a victory in Game 5 at Oracle Arena on Monday night, but they’ll have to do it without one of their most important players. On Sunday, the league announced power forward Draymond Green would be suspended for the tilt as a result of his actions in Game 4 when he hit LeBron James below the belt.