Baseball Picks: MLB Team Trends
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Mike Hampton is 7-1 vs Florida
Mike Hampton is 1-5 against Arizona
Greg Maddux is 0-5 vs Arizona
Braves are sporting a 23-4 record on Fridays.
The Braves are just 1-8 at Ted Turner Field vs Arizona.
Atlanta is 15-3 against the AL.
The Phils started 2002 9-19
Kevin Millwood is 9-0 in August
Randy Wolf is 3-9 in April
In interleague play, the Phillies are 7-2 on the road vs the AL.
NEW YORK METS
Tom Glavine is 6-1 against Florida
Tom Glavine is 16-4 at Cincinnati
The Mets are 13-2 in Game #2 of double headers.
Steve Trachsel is 6-21 in road day starts.
Pedro Astacio is 11-3 vs Florida
New York is 16-3 vs Milwaukee at Shea Stadium
The Mets can’t win at San Francisco, with an 0-10 record.
The Marlins are only 10-40 on the road on Wednesdays.
Friday isn’t any better, as they are 3-22, away.
A.J. Burnett is 6-0 in interleague play.
The Expos will have a 25-day road trip in June
27 of their last 37 games will be away.
Javier Vazquez and Tony Armas, Jr. are is 2-8 vs Florida, 3-10 in July, 0-6 against Florida and 2-12 UNDER in interleague play
Montreal is only 16-45 on the road on Sundays.
The Expos are 4-14 vs San Diego.
Success has come against Pittsburgh, with a 6-1 mark.
ST LOUIS CARDINALS
Matt Morris is 9-1 in August.
Mondays are fun, with a 13-1 mark at Busch.
The Cards are 5-1 vs hated Kansas City.
They OWN San Diego with a 19-2 record.
Joey Hamilton is 9-2 vs Los Angeles.
HOUSTON ASTROS (90-72)
Wade Miller is 10-1 against Milwaukee and 5-0 away in the series
Roy Oswalt is 11-1 in August and 5-0 vs Cincinnati
Peter Munro is 5-0 against Milwaukee.
Kerry Wood likes the night in Chicago, where he’s 8-2.
Matt Clement is 4-12 against Montreal
The Cubs hate St. Louis, where they are 3-17.
Chris Reitsma is 4-18 at home.
Jimmy Haynes is 1-5 vs Houston.
The Reds are 7-1 at Los Angeles.
Interleague play shows Cincy at 2-10.
Ryan Dempster is 12-3 in home day starts
Ryan Dempster is 5-1 against the Mets
Ryan Dempster is 1-7 vs Atlanta
Ryan Dempster is 0-5 vs San Francisco.
They have success at Milwaukee with an 8-1 mark.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES (72-90)
Thursday’s are bad days with an 8-31 mark, 3-24 on the road.
Wednesday is no better at 4-20 on the road.
The Pirates are 3-11 on turf.
Pittsburgh is 15-4 against Milwaukee and 6-1 on the road.
During interleague play, their record is just 3-9.
1-8 vs St. Louis.
The Brew Crew is 5-32 on the road Wednesday.
Glendon Rusch is 0-6 vs Pittsburgh
Glendon Rusch is 0-5 against Atlanta
Glendon Rusch is 7-1 against the Cubs.
Ben Sheets, who could be the ace, is 5-0
against the Cubs.
The Brewers are just 2-10 vs the AL.
Randy Johnson is 14-0 against Milwaukee
Randy Johnson is 6-0 against Florida
Randy Johnson is 11-1 vs San Diego
Randy Johnson is 7-1 vs Colorado
Randy Johnson is 7-1 against Philadelphia
Curt Schilling is 5-0 against San Diego
Curt Schilling is 6-0 against Los Angeles…and not-exactly.
The D-Backs are 19-3 vs Colorado and 15-1 in the series at the BOB.
The D-Backs are 11-1 record against Cincinnati, 6-0 on the road.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
Jason Schmidt is 6-1 vs Colorado
The G-Men are 7-1 at home on Tuesdays
The G-Men are 35-10 at PacBell on Mondays.
Kirk Rueter is 14-3 in night games.
San Francisco is 11-1 at Houston.
The Giants are 6-0 against the Mets.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS
The Dodgers love to be home on Saturday where they are 21-4
Hideo Nomo is 10-3 vs San Francisco and 8-0 away, in the series
Hideo Nomo is 1-10 against Florida
Hideo Nomo is 10-1 on the road in July
LA has won 10 of 12 against Milwaukee.
Andy Ashby is 8-2 vs the Cubs.
SAN DIEGO PADRES
San Diego is just 5-27 at Arizona.
P Adam Eaton is 10-3 in day starts.
Rockies are 5-16 on the road Wednesday.
Rockies are 5-18 opening a road trip.
Denny Stark is 8-1 at home.
Colorado is 7-2 against Milwaukee and 6-0 at home.
NEW YORK YANKEES
Roger Clemens is 19-2 at Yankee Stadium and 26-8 vs Cleveland, will win No. 300. David Wells is 17-4 vs Cleveland,
David Wells is 11-1 on road in July
Jeff Weaver is 3-13 in April
Jeff Weaver is 9-1 against the NL
The Yanks OWN Thursday, with 15-1 mark at home.
Mike Mussina is 5-0 against Toronto
Mike Mussina is 18-2 vs Minnesota
Andy Pettitte is 9-2 at home in August
Andy Pettitte is 9-1 against Tampa Bay
Andy Pettitte is 14-4 against Baltimore
Andy Pettitte is 5-1 vs Boston.
New York is 16-3 at home vs Tampa Bay
The Yankees are 21-6 vs Minnesota
The Yankees are 11-1 against Kansas City, 6-0 on the road.
BOSTON RED SOX
John Burkett is 0-5 against the Yankees
Red Sox are just 4-12 at Yankee Stadium
Pedro Martinez is 5-0 vs Kansas City
Pedro Martinez starts strong, with a 21-7 mark in April
Pedro Martinez is 7-1 against Baltimore
Pedro Martinez is 9-1 vs Cleveland
Pedro Martinez is 10-0 against Seattle
Derek Lowe has trouble up north, with a 1-5 record at Toronto.
The Sox are 10-2 at Baltimore.
Interleague play means trouble at 5-13.
They love playing Tampa Bay, with a record of 29-7.
Turf games have been a plus, with a 17-5 mark.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Toronto OWNS Baltimore with a 25-6 record.
Cory Lidle starts slow, but finishes strong, with a 10-1 mark in August.
Birds closed 4-32 in 2002.
In double headers the Birdsare 1-12 in Game #1 and 2-12 in the nightcap.
Jason Johnson is 0-7 vs Toronto.
Scott Erickson is 16-4 against Detroit.
Sidney Ponson is 6-1 vs Minnesota.
The O’s have won 11 of 13 against Kansas City.
The O’s have lost 12 of 16 vs Oakland.
Baltimore shouldn’t mess with Texas, with a 3-13 mark.
The Orioles have dominated Minnesota over the years, with a 42-12 series record.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS
Tampa Bay has ‘quit’ in them, with a 4-17 mark in the last game of a road trip.
The D-Rays have a 5-19 road record on Fridays
The D-Rays are 9-27 away on Tuesdaya
Tampa is 0-5 against Minnesota
Tampa is 5-15 record at Tropicana Field vs Seattle.
Lefties are 21-8 against the Devil Rays.
Eric Milton is 22-8 in road day starts
Eric Milton is 12-2 vs Kansas City
Eric Milton is 1-5 vs Seattle.
Minnesota is 21-5 in the first game of a homestand.
Rick Reed is 13-1 in April.
Kyle Lohse is 5-0 vs White Sox.
Joe Mays is 6-0 against Detroit.
Brad Radke is 8-0 vs Detroit
Brad Radke is 12-2 at Kansas City.
Minnesota is 7-1 at The Metrodome vs Cleveland.
Twins have won eight straight against Detroit and five straight away in the series. The Twins have won six of seven against Toronto.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Mark Buehrle is 7-2 vs Minnesota
The White Sox are 11-3 in Game #2 of a DH.
Chicago wins at Detroit, with a 14-4 record.
Chicago loses at Oakland, 0-9.
C.C. Sabathia is 7-2 vs Kansas City and 6-2 at Jacobs Field in the series
The Tribe is 3-10 on the road Tuesdays
They win against Tampa Bay, with a 17-5 record.
Detroit is just 9-29 on the road Wednesdays
Steve Sparks is 5-1 against Cleveland
Steve Sparks is just 2-12 in road day starts
Steve Sparks a 5-0 OVER mark vs NL at home.
The Tigers are only 5-26 on turf.
Success has come against Texas, at 5-1.
Failure (more) vs Toronto, with a 2-12 record.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
Kansas City is 8-29 on the road Fridays
Kansas City is 5-20 away Wednesdays.
At Kauffman Stadium, just 5-15 in the first game of a
The Royals are 1-8 at Anaheim. Interleague play is a downer, with a 5-13 mark. But, they win at home vs
Cleveland, with 7 of 9 victories.
Barry Zito is 20-1 at Network Associates Coliseum
Barry Zito is 6-0 vs Texas
Tim Hudson is 16-3 in home day starts
Tim Hudson is 6-0 vs Baltimore
Tim Hudson is 6-1 against Toronto
Tim Hudson is 11-3 vs Anaheim
Mark Mulder is 17-4 in home day starts
Mark Mulder is 5-1 vs Cleveland
Mark Mulder is 5-0 against Tampa Bay
Mark Mulder is 9-1 in interleague
Oakland is 14-2 vs White Sox.
They beat Tampa Bay, with a 22-5 mark.
In interleague play, they are 20-5 at home and 24-3 vs NL.
Games are low scoring against hated San Francisco, 1-11 UNDER and 0-9 UNDER on the road.
Jarrod Washburn is 5-1 vs Texas,
Scott Schoenweis is 0-5 vs Seattle
Aaron Sele gets off to a quick start with a 21-7 mark in April
Aaron Sele is 10-1 vs Oakland
Aaron Sele is 6-0 against Tampa Bay
Aaron Sele is 15-3 vs Minnesota.
Ramon Ortiz is 9-1 vs Texas
The Halos are 7-2 vs Seattle.
The Angels are 11-3 vs Toronto.
Freddy Garcia is 9-1 in home day starts,
Freddy Garcia is 14-3 in day starts
Freddy Garcia is 6-0 against Tampa Bay
Freddy Garcia is 7-1 vs Anaheim
Jamie Moyer is 10-3 against Texas
Jamie Moyer is 5-0 against Cleveland - 4-0 at home in the series
Jamie Moyer is 5-0 at Tampa Bay
Jamie Moyer OWNS Baltimore at 13-0
Joel Pineiro is 10-2 in August, can make up the slack
Seattle is just 2-9 away Saturdays and 1-8 on the road on Tuesdays.
They love New York, with a 11-1 record there.
The Mariners are 14-3 at Toronto.
They are 16-1 at Safeco Field against Baltimore.
Defense is at a premium vs the NL, with a 3-13-2 UNDER record at home.
TEXAS RANGERS (80-82)
Chan Ho Park is 14-3 at home in September
Chan Ho Park is 12-4 in June
Texas is 4-16 on the road Mondays.
Rob Bell is just 2-10 in August.
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