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The Houston Astros return home after a very successful 7-3 road trip to take on the division leading Chicago Cubs. Lance Berkman has been tearing up the league and leading the Astros recently, hitting .545 during his 17-game hitting streak with 8 home runs and 21 RBIs. The Astros are 11-6 at home this season.
The Dodgers and Angels continue their freeway series on Saturday as Chan Ho Park faces Ervin Santana. Park has been pitching out of the bullpen for the Dodgers this season and has not started a game since April 30, 2007. He is 1-0 on the season with a 2.16 ERA. Santana is still unbeaten at 6-0 on the season for the Angels and has an ERA of 2.63
The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies will complete their three-game series on Thursday with Chuck James facing Cole Hamels. The Phillies took the first game of the series and the Braves bats came alive in the second game on Wednesday.
The Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins wrap up a four game series tonight with Clay Buchholz facing Livan Hernandez. The Red Sox will be hoping to get Manny Ramirez back in the starting lineup tonight. He was only able to pinch hit on Sunday in the 9-8 loss to the Twins.
First place will be on the line in the American League West on Thursday night as the Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Angels conclude their four game series. It will be Justin Duchscherer facing Dustin Mosely.
MLB Betting Preview New York Yankees (13-13) at Cleveland Indians (12-13) Monday, 7:05 pm Eastern – ESPN SBG Global Opening Line: Yankees -110 , Total 10.5 Flat The New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians will conclude their four game series …
The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox play the middle game of their three-game set on Wednesday with Mike Mussina matching up against Javier Vazquez. The Yankees have gotten very little out of Mussina so far this season as he is 1-3 on the year with an ERA of 5.75. Vazquez has been pretty good for Chicago going 3-1 with a 3.20 ERA.
The Chicago Cubs and New York Mets open up a quick two game set on Monday in Chicago with Carlos Zambrano facing John Maine. Zambrano is 2-1 on the season with an ERA of 3.04 and is coming off a nice outing on Wednesday against Cincinnati when he allowed only two runs in seven innings. The Cubs are playing well having swept Pittsburgh over the weekend.
The San Diego Padres don’t get much of a break as after facing the National League Champion Colorado Rockies they now have to travel to Arizona to take on the first place Arizona Diamondbacks. It will be the first meeting between the two teams this season. Former Diamondback Tony Clark who signed with the Padres will be facing his former team for the first time.
The marquee pitching matchup on Friday takes place in Philadelphia as Cole Hamels and the Phillies host Johan Santana and the Mets. It should be a classic matchup between two of the best pitchers in baseball. “They both have a devastating changeup. Santana has a little more experience, with a couple of Cy Youngs, and Cole is still getting to a point where he wants to be