Justin Verlander: +125
You know what's great about SportsInteraction.com? If you want odds on something, like say who'll win the AL Cy Young award, they'll come up with something in a heartbeat. So we're now handicapping which junior circuit pitcher will walk away with the honor at season's end. In a normal season, Justin Verlander (10-3, 2.38 ERA) would be a shoe in but there are a number of candidates nipping at his heels.
Josh Beckett: +250
To quote LL Cool J, "Don't call it a comeback" for Red Sox hurler Josh Beckett (6-2, 1.89 ERA). How about a marvelous bounce back then? Beckett played through injuries last year but it resulted in his career worst campaign. Now healthy again, J-Beck is reminding bettors why the Sox traded away Hanley Ramirez to get him. The former World Series MVP has been particularly effective against the Yanks, with a 3-0 record and a 0.90 ERA in three starts against the Bombers.
Jered Weaver: +350
Total bettors know all about Weaver's dominance on the diamond. The under has hit in seven of his last eight starts, and that's with oddsmakers throwing out a few 6.5-run totals too. The lanky righty sports a spiffy 0.92 WHIP and a 4-1 strikeout to walk ratio.
James Shields: +650
You got to like the value here on Shields. He plays in baseball's most followed division and if the Rays win the AL East crown or even nab the Wildcard, Shields will get a boatload of credit for the accomplishment. Don't forget, baseball writers, new and old school, both love a pitcher who can finish a game and Shields has six complete games already.
Felix Hernandez: +800
You can't count out the reigning AL Cy Young winner but King Felix (8-6, 3.19 ERA) has some serious catching up to do. He'll probably have to produce better numbers than last season for him to take the honor in succession. It seems like the competition is much deeper then time around.
CC Sabathia: +800
CC (10-4, 3.25 ERA) is always in the mix for the Cy Young but it'll be tough for him to finish ahead of the pack this time around. Wins is normally the category he leads the majors in but Verlander and Weaver are on pace with the Yankees' ace hurler.
Michael Pineda: +800
Pineda's numbers are on par with the other big names on this list but you've got to wonder if the rookie's arm won't tire or even if the Mariners won't start limiting his innings pitched in the second half of the season.
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Posted by Ponch 2 years ago
Posted by Ponch
2 years ago
"Pineda has some nice value."
1* Free Play St. Louis Cardinals.OFF AND RUNNING IN NBA PLAYOFFS: AAA Sports delivered a powerful 3-1 (75%) NBA Playoff card over the weekend and he's going for EVEN MORE on Monday night! For the season, AAA is an AMAZING 148-117 +$22,320 Y-T-D in the Association! INCREDIBLE! AAA returns to the ballpark to test his 24-11 (69%) +$10,088 Y-T-D MLB!
Coming off a loss yesterday, I like the powerhouse Cardinals to bounce back and earn a series opening win over the Mets. The Cardinals took five of seven between the team’s last year and have won eight of the last 11 in this series. The Cardinals will send Tyler Lyons (NR) to the hill in place of injured starter Joe Kelly. Lyons holds a 3.32 ERA with 18 strikeouts over his first 19 Triple-A frames this season. Lyons did start eight games in the majors as a rookie last year so we aren’t backing a completely “green” pitcher here: "We just hope he can carry that momentum forward here Monday," Cardinals’ manager Mike Matheny assessed last night. "He did a great job for us when he got the opportunity last year. And we go with that hot hand." New York gives the nod to Jenrry Mejia (2-0, 2.81), who has enjoyed a surprisingly successful start to the season after entering with a 2-6 record and 4.53 ERA in 11 career starts. I look at this as a small sample size and fully expect the Cardinals’ offense to wake up and take it to Mejia tonight, after it struck out 12 times against Nationals’ pitching yesterday. Home field hasn’t exactly been kind to the Mets this season. Despite winning yesterday’s game in extra innings, the Mets carry a 3-6 record at Citi Field thus far. The Cardinals meanwhile are 7-6 on the road and always seem to find to a way to get separation from the pack. Consider the Cards.
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