MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees Pick: June 17th 2011
New York has won 3 in a row and is 16-11 on the road this year. They are tops in the league in scoring at 5.33 RPG, first in OPS at .798, and #1 in HR’s with 103. Cano, Granderson, Rodriguez, and Teixeira each have 60 plus hits. Today, Freddy Garcia gets the nod. The RH is 2-1 in his L3 starts. In his career, Garcia is 4-0 with a 1.47 ERA when starting against the Cub’s. He faces a Chicago squad that is posting 4.13 RPG and vitally lacks power. The Cub’s are just 15-20 at home and have Doug Davis at the bump. The LH is 0-5 with a 5.90 ERA this season, including a 0-3 mark at home. In his career vs. the Yankee’s, Davis has an ERA of 6.28. The Yankee’s are 9-1 their L10 vs. LH starters, 6-1 their L7 games played on the road, and 23-8 their L31 vs. the NL Central. The Cub’s are 4-9 their L13 vs. RH starters, 19-43 their L62 as a home ‘dog, and 0-6 in Davis’ L6 starts overall. Take New York Thank you.