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Current Lines: Boston -125 /Texas +105, Total: 8.5u -130 Lines provided by VietBet.Com The Boston Red Sox begin their quest for world title this afternoon when they face the Texas Rangers in this opening day matchup at the Ballpark in …
Two of the top teams in the National League begin a weekend series in Milwaukee as the Brewers host the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers send their ace, Chad Billingsley on Friday while the Brewers counter with Braden Looper. Billingsley will be going for his 10th win of the season on Friday. He is 9-4 with a 3.14 ERA this season while Looper is 7-4 with a 4.78 ERA.
The 79th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be played at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night and should be a classic on and off the field. A total of 47 Hall of Fame players are expected to participate in pre-game ceremonies. It should be quite an event in New York.
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 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 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
The Detroit Tigers have started to play well since manager Jim Leyland threw a tirade last weekend. They will now look to get pitcher Justin Verlander on track as they face the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Verlander is 0-2 with a 6.52 ERA this season. He has pitched a little bit better than his numbers indicate though.
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres conclude a three-game set on Thursday evening at Petco Park. Jake Peavy gets the start for the Padres while Jeff Francis goes for the Rockies. Peavy is already in mid-season form with an ERA of 1.64 and a 3-0 record. Francis has struggled so far going 0-2 with a 9.53 ERA.
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees meet for the fourth time this season on Wednesday as the teams open up a short two game set, this time in New York. The Red Sox took two of three in Boston over the weekend against the Yankees. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Yankees at Home.