Tuesday's betting tips: Over is 22-1 in umpire's games this year
Weather to watch
The weather forecasts look promising for all 15 games on the MLB slate today.Who’s hot?
The Seattle Mariners have won eight of their last nine games after picking up their sixth straight win with a 5-3 victory over the Indians on Monday night.
The Cleveland Indians have dropped seven of their last eight contests, including six in a row.Key stat
15- Nebraska had a 15-run second inning against Germany on Monday, the most runs in an inning in LLWS history.Game of the dayAtlanta Braves at Washington Nationals (-159, 7)Injury that shouldn’t be overlooked
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick lasted just six plays and then required X-rays on his ribs after being knocked down by Patriots linebacker Jermaine Cunningham on Monday night. The tests were negative, but keep in mind that Vick has missed three games with rib injuries in each of the last two seasons. The Eagles pivot was also forced to leave early in the club's preseason opener with a thumb injury.Notable quotable
"I let it get to me, even though I tried not to let it. I was trying to protect myself from getting hurt -- now I'm just giving it all." Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson about instances when his effort was questioned last season.Betting news and notes
-Angels center fielder Mike Trout has 16 home runs since the start of July - tied with Albert Pujols for the most in the majors over that stretch. He also extended his streak of successful stolen base attempts to 30 over the weekend.
-Cincinnati Reds pitching coach Bryan Price said he doesn’t think right-hander Homer Bailey is fatigued, despite the fact he’s surpassed career highs for starts and innings pitched. Price said he and Bailey worked on a glitch in his delivery recently.
-The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to activate DH Luke Scott (oblique) from the disabled list Tuesday and Evan Longoria could start seeing time at third base as a result.
-The Colorado Rockies are 27-51 all-time against the Mets in New York.
-The Rangers, who lead the major leagues with 612 runs, have outscored the Orioles 87-28 in their last 10 meetings.
- Covers' stats show the over is 22-1 in umpire Paul Emmel's games
behind home plate this season. He calls the balls and strikes for the Royals-Rays game tonight.