MLB Pitching Handicapping Notes for Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday Pitching Notes – July 12 

Updated MLB  Odds from Vegas

901 Pittsburgh @ 902 Chicago Cubs

Pirates are 6-1 in Chris Archer’s L7 starts (Archer is 2-1 with 4 no decisions) after going 1-7 in his first 8

Archer Home-Road Splits: 4.04 Home ERA / 7.89 Road (-3.85 Road)

Cubs are 0-2 vs Pittsburgh this season with Darvish on the hill

Darvish vs Pit: 12 IP / 12 H (4 HR) / 9 R / 8ER / 6.00 ERA-1.00 WHIP / 10 K:0 BB / 13.6 PPI

Darvish Home-Road Splits: 6.23 Home ERA / 3.83 Road ERA (-2.40 Home)


903 Washington @ 904 Philadelphia

Nationals are 6-1 in Stephen Strasburg’s L7 starts (Strasburg 6-1 in those starts)

Strasburg L/R Splits: vs L: .166 BAA / .243 OBP / .296 SLG / .539 OPS- vs R: .248 BAA / .292 OBP / .388 SLG / .680 OPS

Nick Pivetta L4 Starts: 23 1/3 IP / 29 H / 9 HR) / 7.33 ERA / 1.63 WHIP / 70 TBA / 15-9 K:BB

 

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905 N.Y. Mets @ 906 Miami

Caleb Smith Home-Road Splits: 1.84 Home ERA (0.89 WHIP) / 4.64 Road ERA (+2.80 Home)


907 San Francisco @ 908 Milwaukee

Chase Anderson has not made it through 6 IP in 11 of his 12 starts

Chase Anderson L/R Splits: vs L: .174 BAA / .239 OBP / .314 SLG / .553 OPS/ vs R: .312 BAA / .383 OBP / .551 SLG / .934 OPS

Split Differences: BAA = .138 / OBP = .094 / SLG = .237 / OPS = .381


909 Arizona @ 910 St. Louis

Diamondbacks are 2-6 in Robbie Ray’s L8 Starts

Adam Wainwright Home-Road Splits: 2.68 Home ERA (1.28 WHIP) / 6.20 Road ERA (+3.52 Home)

Wainwright Day-Night Splits – Day Starts = 2.25 ERA (Team is 4-0) / Night Starts 5.09 ERA (Team is 3-9)


911 Cincinnati @ 912 Colorado

Reds are 8-1 in Sonny Gray’s L9 Starts & 5-2 “Under” in his 7 Road Starts

Sonny Gray has never started a game in Coors Field

Rockies are 11-4 in Jon Gray’s L15 Starts & 6-1 “Under” in his 7 Home Starts


913 Atlanta @ 914 San Diego

Braves are 4-0 “Under” in Dallas Keuchel’s 4 Starts this season

Dallas Keuchel L/R Splits: vs L: .176 BAA / .222 OBP / .412 SLG / .634 OPS/ vs R: .284 BAA / .341 OBP / .469 SLG / .810 OPS

Split Differences: BAA = .108 / OBP = .119 / SLG = .067 / OPS = .176 (7 of San Diego’s 8 position starters are RH)


915 Toronto @ 916 N.Y. Yankees

Bluejays are 1-12 in Aaron Sanchez’s L13 Starts (Sanchez is 0-10 with 2 no decisions)

Bluejays are 7-3 in Aaron Sanchez’s 10 road starts (Sanchez on the Road = 45 1/3 IP / 116 TBA / 34-28 K:BB)

Yankees are 10-3 in German’s 13 Starts this season (This is German’s 2nd starts since coming off the IL)


917 Tampa Bay @ 918 Baltimore

Rays are 0-5 in Yondy Chirinos’s L5 Starts & 1-5 “Under” in his L6 (All of his L6 Starts have been Quality Starts)

Dylan Bundy vs Tampa Bay this season: 2 starts = 12 1/3 IP / 6 H (9 BRA & 15 TBA) / 2.19 ERA / 0.73 WHIP


919 Minnesota @ 920 Cleveland

Kyle Gibson Home-Road Splits: Home: .211 BAA / .279 OBP / .313 SLG / .592 OPS/ Away: .284 BAA / .341 OBP / .487 SLG / .828 OPS

Split Differences: BAA = .073 / OBP = .062 / SLG = .174 / OPS = .236


921 Texas @ 922 Houston

Astros are 7-1 in Gerritt Cole’s L8 Starts – Cole’s L8 Starts – 51 IP / 35 H / 70-13 K:BB / 1.76 ERA / 0.94 WHIP


923 Detroit @ 924 Kansas City

Royals are 1-6 in Duffy’s L7 Starts – Duffy’s L7 Starts: 41 IP / 91 TBA / 34-17 K:BB / 5.27 ERA


925 Seattle @ 926 L.A. Angels

Mike Leake has allowed 23 HR’s this season (19 of them on the road in 62 IP)

This is the 2nd time this season the L.A. Angels will use RH relieverTaylor Cole as the opener (May 20 was the other)

Cole season stats: 19 2/3 IP / 4.58 ERA / 1.58 WHIP / 0 HR allowed / LA Angels RH Felix Pena will follow Cole


927 Chicago W/Sox @ 928 Oakland

White Sox RH Ivan Nova vs LH – .321 BAA / .358 OBP / .545 SLG / .903 OPS– vs RH .313 BAA / .366 OBP / .511 SLG / .877 OPS

Oakland is 5-1 in Mike Fiers L6 Starts and 5-1 “Under” the total

Mike Fiers L10 starts – 9 Quality Starts (1.97 ERA / 0.86 WHIP / 77 TBA in 64 IP)


929 L.A. Dodgers @ 930 Boston

L.A. Dodgers RH Kenta Maeda has not had a quality start in any of his 8 road starts – (completed 6 innings just once)

Red Sox are 13-3 in Eduardo Rodriguez’s L16 starts & 15-3 “Over” the total in his starts this season

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