Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Saturday's American League games:Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees (-127, 9)
Hot pitching stat:
Orioles right-hander Scott Feldman has allowed just four earned runs over his last 17 innings, going 2-0 in that span.Hot batting stat:
Yankees OF Curtis Granderson is 5-for-11 with three home runs and seven RBIs in his career against Feldman.
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 35 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from right to left field at 11 mph.Key betting note:
New York is 10-2 in starter Ivan Nova's last 12 appearances on five days' rest.Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays (-123, 8.5)Hot pitching stat:
Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey's 3.67 ERA since the All-Star break is more than a run lower than his first-half mark (4.69).Cold batting stat:
Royals INF Emilio Bonifacio - who was traded from Toronto earlier this month - is 2-for-15 lifetime versus Dickey.
Temperatures will be in the low-70s with a 20 percent chance of showers. Wind will blow in from left field at 8 mph.Key betting note:
The under is 5-0 in Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie's last five road starts.Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers (-170, 8.5)Hot pitching stat:
Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez is 7-2 with a 2.27 ERA and two home runs allowed over 75 1/3 home innings.Hot batting stat:
Detroit DH Victor Martinez is 9-for-18 with three doubles and a homer against Cleveland starter Scott Kazmir.
Temperatures will be in the
mid-70s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 4 mph.Key betting note:
The Indians are 3-8 in Kazmir's last 11 road starts.
Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox (-201, 8.5)Hot pitching stat:
Red Sox right-hander Jake Peavy is 2-1 with a 3.31 ERA in five starts since joining Boston in a trade with the White Sox.Cold batting stat:
Boston's Mike Napoli has just four hits in 24 career at-bats against Chicago starter John Danks.
Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with a 35 percent chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Wind will blow out to center field at 10 mph.Key betting note:
Chicago is 2-8 in Danks' last 10 starts against the American League East.
Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros (-102, 9)Cold pitching stat:
Mariners left-hander Joe Saunders was shelled for seven runs over seven innings in his last start, an 8-3 loss to Texas.Hot/Cold batting stat:
Astros OF Brandon Barnes is 4-for-6 with a homer against Saunders.
Temperatures will be in the high-80s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 8 mph.Key betting note:
The over is 5-0 in Houston's last five Saturday games.Minnesota Twins at Texas Rangers (-227, 9)
Cold pitching stat:
Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey has a 16:15 walk-to-strikeout ratio over his last five starts, going 1-1 over that stretch.Cold batting stat:
Entering Friday, Texas OF Alex Rios has just one home run in 69 at-bats since joining the Rangers in a trade with the White Sox.
Temperatures will be in the high-90s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from right field at 7 mph.Key betting note:
Texas has won Garza's last four home starts.Tampa Bay Rays at Oakland A's (-127, 7)Hot pitching stat:
Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has surrendered two or fewer runs in eight of his last nine starts.Hot/Cold batting stat:
Athletics INF Alberto Callaspo is hitless in 10 at-bats versus Cobb.
Temperatures will be in the high-60s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 6 mph.Key betting note:
Tampa Bay has won Cobb's last seven starts against the American League West.
** Odds, probable starters, stats and weather forecast as of 8:58 a.m. ET.