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Quick Look At The MLB Matchups For 05-02-2023

We have a total of 15 games today with the day's first pitch scheduled for 6:40 PM EST when the Braves take on the Marlins at Marlins Park. Early projections are for the Braves and Marlins to lead the day in runs scored while N/A and N/A should be a pitching dual with one of the lowest projected run totals of the day.

Braves (Pending) vs Marlins (Pending) 0 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
81°

Temp

58%

Humidity

SSW

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

Atlanta Braves
Charlie Morton (3.38 ERA)
19-10

Season

101-70

Home

101-71

Away

6-4

Last 10

Miami Marlins
Sandy Alcantara (5.34 ERA)
16-13

Season

83-91

Home

61-110

Away

6-4

Last 10

    The Braves are ranked #1 for Home Runs (0.9) per game
    LoanDepot Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.85 per game
    Sandy Alcantara (ATL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.3 runs per game.
    The Marlins bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Marlins are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Pirates (Pending) vs Rays (Pending) 0 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
77°

Temp

69%

Humidity

W

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Pittsburgh Pirates
Roansy Contreras (3.74 ERA)
20-9

Season

79-93

Home

60-114

Away

6-4

Last 10

Tampa Bay Rays
Josh Fleming (3.26 ERA)
23-6

Season

117-61

Home

89-81

Away

6-4

Last 10

    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Mets (Pending) vs Tigers (Pending) 0 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
45°

Temp

58%

Humidity

W

Direction

15 MPH

Wind

New York Mets
Joey Lucchesi (2.19 ERA)
16-13

Season

104-64

Home

86-90

Away

6-4

Last 10

Detroit Tigers
Michael Lorenzen (7.07 ERA)
10-17

Season

80-92

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
    Michael Lorenzen (NYM) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.1 runs per game.
    Michael Lorenzen (NYM) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.93HR per 9 innings pitched
    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

Guardians (Pending) vs Yankees (Pending) 0 O/U

7:05 PM
Weather Report
Light Rain
46°

Temp

82%

Humidity

W

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Cleveland Guardians
Cal Quantrill (4.73 ERA)
14-15

Season

88-81

Home

94-82

Away

7-3

Last 10

New York Yankees
Gerrit Cole (1.11 ERA)
15-15

Season

109-67

Home

92-78

Away

7-3

Last 10

    The Yankees are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.5) per game
    Gerrit Cole (NYY) is our highest projected pitcher today with 38.7pts projected
    Yankee Stadium is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.49 per game
    Gerrit Cole (NYY) has the #6 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.33 per start.

Cubs (Pending) vs Nationals (Pending) 0 O/U

7:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
54°

Temp

64%

Humidity

S

Direction

7 MPH

Wind

Chicago Cubs
Drew Smyly (2.83 ERA)
15-13

Season

80-91

Home

76-96

Away

3-7

Last 10

Washington Nationals
Trevor Williams (4.10 ERA)
10-18

Season

62-112

Home

65-105

Away

3-7

Last 10

    The Cubs are the easiest team to strikeout in baseball leading the league at 9

Twins (Pending) vs White Sox (Pending) 0 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
50°

Temp

50%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

19 MPH

Wind

Minnesota Twins
Joe Ryan (2.81 ERA)
17-12

Season

91-81

Home

70-102

Away

8-2

Last 10

Chicago White Sox
Michael Kopech (7.01 ERA)
8-21

Season

94-81

Home

87-86

Away

8-2

Last 10

    Byron Buxton (MIN) is our highest projected batter today with 16.1pts projected
    Joe Ryan (MIN) has the #8 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.2 per start.
    Michael Kopech (MIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.0 runs per game.
    Michael Kopech (MIN) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.81HR per 9 innings pitched

Blue Jays (Pending) vs Red Sox (Pending) 0 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
59°

Temp

64%

Humidity

SSW

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Toronto Blue Jays
Yusei Kikuchi (3.00 ERA)
18-11

Season

102-71

Home

96-77

Away

6-4

Last 10

Boston Red Sox
Tanner Houck (4.50 ERA)
16-14

Season

99-76

Home

84-90

Away

6-4

Last 10

    George Springer (TOR) is our 5th highest projected batter today with 14.8pts projected
    Yusei Kikuchi (BOS) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.0HR per 9 innings pitched
    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
    The Red Sox are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 4.9 per game

Orioles (Pending) vs Royals (Pending) 0 O/U

7:40 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
52°

Temp

41%

Humidity

NNW

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Baltimore Orioles
Tyler Wells (2.79 ERA)
19-9

Season

77-92

Home

73-103

Away

0-10

Last 10

Kansas City Royals
Ryan Yarbrough (6.35 ERA)
7-22

Season

73-95

Home

66-111

Away

0-10

Last 10

    Royals's Edward Olivares is on the longest hitting streak in baseball at 9 games dating back to 04/19
    Kauffman Stadium is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.80 per game
    Ryan Yarbrough (BAL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.4 runs per game.

Angels (Pending) vs Cardinals (Pending) 0 O/U

7:45 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
79°

Temp

74%

Humidity

W

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Los Angeles Angels
Patrick Sandoval (3.16 ERA)
15-14

Season

86-85

Home

74-100

Away

7-3

Last 10

St. Louis Cardinals
Steven Matz (7.08 ERA)
10-19

Season

101-72

Home

86-86

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Steven Matz (LAA) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.1 runs per game.
    Steven Matz (LAA) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.77HR per 9 innings pitched

Diamondbacks (Pending) vs Rangers (Pending) 0 O/U

8:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
68°

Temp

40%

Humidity

ENE

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Arizona Diamondbacks
Zac Gallen (2.15 ERA)
16-13

Season

79-94

Home

61-112

Away

5-5

Last 10

Texas Rangers
Jon Gray (3.91 ERA)
17-11

Season

80-95

Home

64-105

Away

5-5

Last 10

    Zac Gallen (ARI) has the #2 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 8.5 per start.

Giants (Pending) vs Astros (Pending) 0 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
75°

Temp

65%

Humidity

SSE

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

San Francisco Giants
Anthony DeSclafani (2.70 ERA)
11-17

Season

101-71

Home

92-82

Away

6-4

Last 10

Houston Astros
Hunter Brown (2.37 ERA)
16-13

Season

111-64

Home

100-73

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Hunter Brown (HOU) has the #24 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.4 per start.
    The Astros are the hardest team to strikeout in baseball leading with just 8 per game

Brewers (Pending) vs Rockies (Pending) 0 O/U

8:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
52°

Temp

48%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Milwaukee Brewers
Freddy Peralta (3.14 ERA)
18-10

Season

99-76

Home

96-76

Away

4-6

Last 10

Colorado Rockies
Ryan Feltner (4.68 ERA)
9-20

Season

91-81

Home

55-117

Away

4-6

Last 10

    Christian Yelich (MIL) is our 4th highest projected batter today with 15.1pts projected
    Freddy Peralta (MIL) has the #28 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.2 per start.

Reds (Pending) vs Padres (Pending) 0 O/U

9:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
61°

Temp

62%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Cincinnati Reds
Luke Weaver (7.88 ERA)
12-17

Season

83-90

Home

70-102

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Diego Padres
Blake Snell (5.28 ERA)
16-14

Season

94-81

Home

83-88

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Fernando Tatis Jr. (SD) is our 2nd highest projected batter today with 16.0pts projected
    Juan Soto (SD) is our 3rd highest projected batter today with 15.5pts projected
    Blake Snell (SD) is our 2nd highest projected pitcher today with 37.0pts projected
    Luke Weaver (CIN) has the #25 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.33 per start.
    Blake Snell (CIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.3 runs per game.
    Luke Weaver (SD) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.9 runs per game.
    Luke Weaver (SD) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.81HR per 9 innings pitched
    Blake Snell (CIN) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.86HR per 9 innings pitched

Mariners (Pending) vs Athletics (Pending) 0 O/U

9:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
50°

Temp

96%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Seattle Mariners
None (nan ERA)
12-16

Season

92-78

Home

93-80

Away

6-4

Last 10

Oakland Athletics
None (nan ERA)
6-23

Season

75-102

Home

74-95

Away

6-4

Last 10

Phillies (Pending) vs Dodgers (Pending) 0 O/U

10:10 PM
Weather Report
Mist
59°

Temp

63%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Philadelphia Phillies
Matt Strahm (2.31 ERA)
15-15

Season

99-70

Home

82-94

Away

5-5

Last 10

Los Angeles Dodgers
Julio Urias (4.41 ERA)
17-13

Season

121-53

Home

108-67

Away

5-5

Last 10

    The Dodgers are ranked #3 for Home Runs (1.4) per game
    Julio Urias (LAD) is our 3rd highest projected pitcher today with 35.6pts projected
    Dodger Stadium is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.55 per game
    Julio Urias (PHI) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.93HR per 9 innings pitched
    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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