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MLB Picks Today – May 28, 2017

MLB Picks Today – May 28, 2017
The Blue Jays (23-26) look to sweep the Texas Rangers (24-26) on Sunday for the final game of their three game series. The Rangers try to halt a five game losing streak, while the Jays look for number six in a row. Andrew Cashner starts for Texas, and Joe Biagini starts for the Jays. First pitch is at 1:07pm ET.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers

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Friday 14 July
Toronto Blue Jays
Detroit Tigers

Blue Jays @ Tigers

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The Toronto Blue Jays (23-26) are looking to net their 6th win in a row on Sunday when they host the Rangers (24-26), who have been playing terribly on the road. Trying to put the forgettable start to the season behind them, the Blue Birds just need a few more wins to hit the .500 mark.

Though still last place in the AL East, the Blue Jays are definitely trending upwards, having won 5 straight. They won their last game on Saturday 3-1 against the visiting Rangers to hit 10-3 in their last 13 home games. Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki have finally returned, but they sat out Saturday’s game. After an April that saw the team go 8-17, they are 15-9 so far in May.

The Texas Rangers aren’t impressing at the moment though. Despite a slightly better record, and higher place in their respective division, Texas isn’t playing well, especially on the road. They have lost 5 in a row, and are only hitting .219 on the road. Away from home, they are 8-18 this year.

TEXAS RANGERS +1.5 (-135) SportsInteraction

Andrew Cashner (1-4, 3.18 ERA) starts for the Rangers, but the right hander hasn’t won a road game in 18 starts, since September 15, 2015. He is 0-9, with a 6.91 ERA in those games, and this season, he’s 0-3, with a 4.43 ERA on the road. In his only start against the Blue Jays, he got a no decision after allowing 3 runs in 6 innings.

For the Blue Jays, Joe Biagini (1-2, 3.75 ERA) takes the mound again, for the 5th start of his career. In his first 4 starts, he’s 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA. His team, however, went 3-1. The right hander has a perfect 4-0 record, with a 2.09 ERA in 39 home games. Against the Rangers, he’s 1-0, holding them scoreless in 2 relief appearances, totalling 3.1 innings.

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Toronto might be flying high right now, but they are not the correct pick at this price. Sure, Texas has lost it’s last 6 in Toronto, and are an abysmal 9-24 in their last 33 games against them, but they are still a good midleague team. While it’ll be tough, Cashner will either settle down and pitch a great game, or the Texas bats will light up and make a game out of it, but don’t expect an easy Toronto win here. This is the same Texas team who just won 10 in a row.

Biagini could get into trouble tomorrow, and with him being allowed to reach for a higher pitch count, look for some problems with his control when he gets deeper in the game.

He threw 77 pitches in his last game. Cashner might seem terrible on the surface, but he has a 2.16 ERA in his last 4 starts. He might not get the win here tomorrow, but a no decision will suffice. We will take the insurance run in case Toronto does eke out a win.

Take the Texas Rangers +1.5 at -135 at Sports Interaction.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Friday 14 July
Chicago Cubs 19:05 Baltimore Orioles -106 -103 Odds
St. Louis Cardinals 19:05 Pittsburgh Pirates +105 -112 Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers 19:10 Miami Marlins -110 +102 Odds
New York Yankees 19:10 Boston Red Sox +105 -123 Odds
Montreal Expos 19:10 Cincinnati Reds -130 +126 Odds
Toronto Blue Jays 19:10 Detroit Tigers +108 -118 Odds
Colorado Rockies 19:10 New York Mets +132 -141 Odds
Diamondbacks 19:35 Atlanta Braves -110 +103 Odds
Minnesota Twins 20:10 Houston Astros +160 -164 Odds
Seattle Mariners 20:10 Chicago White Sox -179 +170 Odds
Phillies 20:10 Milwaukee Brewers +153 -164 Odds
Texas Rangers 20:15 Kansas City Royals +102 -112 Odds
Cleveland Indians 22:05 Oakland Athletics -133 +130 Odds
Tampa Bay Rays 22:07 Los Angeles Angels -102 -104 Odds
Giants 22:10 San Diego Padres -103 -102 Odds
Saturday 15 July
New York Yankees 16:05 Boston Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays 18:10 Detroit Tigers
St. Louis Cardinals 19:05 Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago Cubs 19:05 Baltimore Orioles
Seattle Mariners 19:10 Chicago White Sox
Minnesota Twins 19:10 Houston Astros
Los Angeles Dodgers 19:10 Miami Marlins
Diamondbacks 19:10 Atlanta Braves
Colorado Rockies 19:10 New York Mets
Phillies 19:10 Milwaukee Brewers
Montreal Expos 19:10 Cincinnati Reds
Texas Rangers 19:15 Kansas City Royals
Giants 20:40 San Diego Padres
Cleveland Indians 21:05 Oakland Athletics
Tampa Bay Rays 21:07 Los Angeles Angels
Sunday 16 July
New York Yankees 13:05 Boston Red Sox
Los Angeles Dodgers 13:10 Miami Marlins
Colorado Rockies 13:10 New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays 13:10 Detroit Tigers
Montreal Expos 13:10 Cincinnati Reds
Chicago Cubs 13:35 Baltimore Orioles
Diamondbacks 13:35 Atlanta Braves
St. Louis Cardinals 13:35 Pittsburgh Pirates
Minnesota Twins 14:10 Houston Astros
Phillies 14:10 Milwaukee Brewers
Seattle Mariners 14:10 Chicago White Sox
Texas Rangers 14:15 Kansas City Royals
Tampa Bay Rays 15:37 Los Angeles Angels
Cleveland Indians 16:05 Oakland Athletics
Giants 16:40 San Diego Padres
New York Yankees 20:05 Boston Red Sox

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