Baseball Bash: Tackling Today’s Mammoth 17-Game MLB Slate with Unparalleled Picks and Projections

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Quick Look At The MLB Matchups For 04-29-2023

We have a total of 17 games today with the day's first pitch scheduled for 12:10 PM EST when the Orioles take on the Tigers at Comerica Park. Early projections are for the Giants and Padres to lead the day in runs scored while Phillies and Astros should be a pitching dual with one of the lowest projected run totals of the day.

Orioles (-165) vs Tigers (+139) 8.0 O/U

12:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
55°

Temp

72%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Baltimore Orioles
None (nan ERA)
17-8

Season

77-92

Home

71-102

Away

6-4

Last 10

Detroit Tigers
None (nan ERA)
9-15

Season

79-90

Home

69-101

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Comerica Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.79 per game
    The Tigers bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #30 overall
    The Tigers are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Pirates (-155) vs Nationals (+130) 9.0 O/U

1:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
59°

Temp

83%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Pittsburgh Pirates
None (nan ERA)
18-8

Season

79-93

Home

58-113

Away

3-7

Last 10

Washington Nationals
None (nan ERA)
9-15

Season

61-109

Home

65-105

Away

3-7

Last 10

    The Pirates bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Royals (+195) vs Twins (-240) 8.0 O/U

2:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
45°

Temp

73%

Humidity

NNW

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Kansas City Royals
Jordan Lyles (5.60 ERA)
6-21

Season

73-95

Home

65-110

Away

2-8

Last 10

Minnesota Twins
Pablo Lopez (4.00 ERA)
16-11

Season

90-80

Home

70-102

Away

2-8

Last 10

    Byron Buxton (MIN) is our 3rd highest projected batter today with 14.1pts projected
    Royals's Edward Olivares is on the longest hitting streak in baseball at 7 games dating back to 04/19
    Pablo Lopez (MIN) is our 2nd highest projected pitcher today with 37.7pts projected
    Pablo Lopez (MIN) has the #5 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.67 per start.
    Jordan Lyles (MIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.6 runs per game.
    Jordan Lyles (MIN) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.29HR per 9 innings pitched

Mariners (+225) vs Blue Jays (-280) 9.0 O/U

3:07 PM
Weather Report
Light Rain, Mist
45°

Temp

93%

Humidity

ENE

Direction

21 MPH

Wind

Seattle Mariners
Luis Castillo (1.82 ERA)
11-15

Season

92-78

Home

92-79

Away

6-4

Last 10

Toronto Blue Jays
Alek Manoah (4.88 ERA)
17-9

Season

101-70

Home

96-76

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Luis Castillo (SEA) has the #21 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.33 per start.
    The Blue Jays bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #2 overall
    The Blue Jays are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.0 per game

Braves (-180) vs Mets (+148) 8.0 O/U

4:05 PM
Weather Report
Rain, Mist
52°

Temp

97%

Humidity

E

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Atlanta Braves
Max Fried (0.45 ERA)
18-9

Season

101-70

Home

100-70

Away

7-3

Last 10

New York Mets
David Peterson (7.34 ERA)
15-12

Season

103-63

Home

86-90

Away

7-3

Last 10

    The Braves are ranked #1 for Home Runs (1.1) per game
    David Peterson (ATL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.3 runs per game.
    David Peterson (ATL) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.35HR per 9 innings pitched

Cubs (+107) vs Marlins (-128) 9.0 O/U

4:05 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
88°

Temp

70%

Humidity

SSE

Direction

15 MPH

Wind

Chicago Cubs
Marcus Stroman (2.29 ERA)
14-11

Season

80-91

Home

75-94

Away

6-4

Last 10

Miami Marlins
Jesus Luzardo (3.48 ERA)
14-13

Season

81-91

Home

61-110

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Jesus Luzardo (MIA) is our 3rd highest projected pitcher today with 36.1pts projected
    LoanDepot Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.86 per game
    Jesus Luzardo (MIA) has the #21 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.33 per start.
    The Cubs are the easiest team to strikeout in baseball leading the league at 9
    The Marlins are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Reds (-155) vs Athletics (+130) 7.5 O/U

4:07 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
52°

Temp

86%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

6 MPH

Wind

Cincinnati Reds
Luis Cessa (9.55 ERA)
11-15

Season

83-90

Home

69-100

Away

6-4

Last 10

Oakland Athletics
Drew Rucinski (4.76 ERA)
5-22

Season

74-101

Home

74-95

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Luis Cessa (OAK) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 9.6 runs per game.

Guardians (+115) vs Red Sox (-138) 9.0 O/U

4:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
50°

Temp

80%

Humidity

E

Direction

14 MPH

Wind

Cleveland Guardians
Shane Bieber (3.11 ERA)
13-13

Season

88-81

Home

93-80

Away

6-4

Last 10

Boston Red Sox
Nick Pivetta (5.11 ERA)
13-14

Season

96-76

Home

84-90

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Nick Pivetta (CLE) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.1 runs per game.
    Nick Pivetta (CLE) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.82HR per 9 innings pitched

Phillies (+100) vs Astros (-120) 7.5 O/U

5:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
61°

Temp

63%

Humidity

NW

Direction

16 MPH

Wind

Philadelphia Phillies
Aaron Nola (4.46 ERA)
14-13

Season

99-70

Home

81-92

Away

6-4

Last 10

Houston Astros
Framber Valdez (2.54 ERA)
14-12

Season

109-63

Home

100-73

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Framber Valdez (HOU) has the #30 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.17 per start.
    The Astros are the hardest team to strikeout in baseball leading with just 8 per game
    The Astros are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 4.9 per game

Orioles (-165) vs Tigers (+139) 8.0 O/U

5:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
55°

Temp

72%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Baltimore Orioles
None (nan ERA)
17-8

Season

77-92

Home

71-102

Away

6-4

Last 10

Detroit Tigers
None (nan ERA)
9-15

Season

79-90

Home

69-101

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Comerica Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.79 per game
    The Tigers bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #30 overall
    The Tigers are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Giants (+148) vs Padres (-180) 15.0 O/U

6:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
61°

Temp

80%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

San Francisco Giants
None (nan ERA)
11-14

Season

101-71

Home

92-79

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Diego Padres
None (nan ERA)
13-14

Season

91-81

Home

83-88

Away

6-4

Last 10

Pirates (-155) vs Nationals (+130) 9.0 O/U

6:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
59°

Temp

83%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Pittsburgh Pirates
None (nan ERA)
18-8

Season

79-93

Home

58-113

Away

3-7

Last 10

Washington Nationals
None (nan ERA)
9-15

Season

61-109

Home

65-105

Away

3-7

Last 10

    The Pirates bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Yankees (+139) vs Rangers (-165) 8.5 O/U

7:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
55°

Temp

62%

Humidity

NNW

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

New York Yankees
Clarke Schmidt (6.84 ERA)
15-12

Season

109-66

Home

92-76

Away

5-5

Last 10

Texas Rangers
Jacob deGrom (2.67 ERA)
15-11

Season

78-95

Home

64-105

Away

5-5

Last 10

    The Yankees are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.1) per game
    Jacob deGrom (TEX) is our highest projected pitcher today with 42.3pts projected
    Jacob deGrom (TEX) has the #6 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.5 per start.
    Clarke Schmidt (TEX) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.8 runs per game.
    Clarke Schmidt (TEX) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.52HR per 9 innings pitched

Angels (+122) vs Brewers (-145) 8.5 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Light Rain
46°

Temp

80%

Humidity

S

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Los Angeles Angels
Tyler Anderson (5.74 ERA)
14-13

Season

86-85

Home

73-99

Away

3-7

Last 10

Milwaukee Brewers
Wade Miley (1.86 ERA)
17-9

Season

98-75

Home

96-76

Away

3-7

Last 10

    Mike Trout (LAA) is our 5th highest projected batter today with 13.4pts projected
    Tyler Anderson (MIL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.7 runs per game.
    Tyler Anderson (MIL) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.03HR per 9 innings pitched

Rays (-140) vs White Sox (+117) 9.0 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
55°

Temp

49%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Tampa Bay Rays
Zach Eflin (3.00 ERA)
22-5

Season

117-61

Home

88-80

Away

8-2

Last 10

Chicago White Sox
Lucas Giolito (4.15 ERA)
7-20

Season

93-80

Home

87-86

Away

8-2

Last 10

    Randy Arozarena (TB) is our 4th highest projected batter today with 13.7pts projected

Diamondbacks (-117) vs Rockies (-103) 12.5 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
59°

Temp

24%

Humidity

NW

Direction

7 MPH

Wind

Arizona Diamondbacks
Merrill Kelly (3.62 ERA)
15-12

Season

79-94

Home

60-111

Away

4-6

Last 10

Colorado Rockies
Kyle Freeland (4.32 ERA)
8-19

Season

90-80

Home

55-117

Away

4-6

Last 10

    Ketel Marte (ARI) is our highest projected batter today with 14.8pts projected
    Corbin Carroll (ARI) is our 2nd highest projected batter today with 14.4pts projected
    Kyle Freeland (ARI) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.89HR per 9 innings pitched

Cardinals (+122) vs Dodgers (-145) 8.0 O/U

9:10 PM
Weather Report
Haze
61°

Temp

80%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

St. Louis Cardinals
Jack Flaherty (3.94 ERA)
10-17

Season

101-72

Home

86-84

Away

5-5

Last 10

Los Angeles Dodgers
Dustin May (3.15 ERA)
14-13

Season

118-53

Home

108-67

Away

5-5

Last 10

    The Dodgers are ranked #3 for Home Runs (1.4) per game
    Dodger Stadium is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.55 per game
    The Dodgers bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #1 overall
    The Dodgers are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.2 per game
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