Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Monday's American League games:Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox (+107, 8)Hot pitching stat:
Rays ace David Price is 4-1 with a 1.76 ERA in his five starts since returning from the DL. He has three complete games in that span.Cold batting stat:
Sox DH David Ortiz is 7-for-31 (.226) with no homers and seven strikeouts in his career versus the lefty Price.Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 6 mphKey betting note:
The under is 7-0 in the last seven meetings.
Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers (-125, 8)
Hot pitching stat:
Rangers starter Matt Garza went 7 1/3 strong innings while giving up one run (unearned) on five hits in a 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees in his Rangers debut on July 24.Hot batting stat:
Rangers SS Elvis Andrus is 23-for-62 (.371) with four doubles, two homers and five RBIs in his career versus Angels starter Jered Weaver.Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-90s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from right field at 10 mph.Key betting note:
The over is 14-3 in the last 17 meetings in Texas.Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians (-164, 8)Cold pitching stat:
Indians starter Zach McAllister is 0-3 with a 6.14 over his last three starts.Cold batting stat:
White Sox OF Alex Rios is 4-for-31 (.129) this season versus the Indians. It is his lowest batting average against any American League club.Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-70s with partly cloudy skies and 10 percent chance of rain. Wind will blow from left field to right field at 9 mph.Key betting note:
The over is 9-0-3 in Sox SP John Danks' last 12 starts versus the American League Central.
Toronto Blue Jays at Oakland A's (-157, 7.5)
Cold pitching stat:
A's starter A.J. Griffin has given up five homers in his last two starts (11 1/3 innings). He is 1-1 with a 5.56 ERA over those two starts. Griffin has given up eight dingers in his five July starts.Hot batting stat:
Jays OF Colby Rasmus continued his scorching-hot July with the game-winning RBI in Sunday's 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Rasmus is hitting .375 with 11 doubles, three homers and 13 RBIs in the month.Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-50s with mostly sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 11 mph.
Key betting note:
The Athletics are 11-2 in Griffin's last 13 starts as a home favorite.Click here for the National League cheat sheet.** Odds, probable starting pitchers and weather forecasts as of 12:46 p.m. ET.