Saturday, June 27, 2009

Game Picks - Saturday: June 27, 2009

Well holy smokes! This picker actually had a decent night. If Soto hadn't hit the jack"pot" with a homer, it could have been better. But all in all, Romero was an alpha. Gardner was "shear" brilliance. Beckett's performance wasn't at all novel. Millwood ground out another win. And Ethier was ethereal.

Watched a lot of the Marlins/Bay Rays game and although the Bay Rays won and ruined that pick, it was a pleasure to watch that much talent on both sides.

Here are today's picks:

  • The Blue Jays over the Phillies: Need to stay with a hot hand and not with a slow hand.
  • The Twins over the Cardinals: Slowey has been really good lately.
  • The Braves over the Red Sox: The Red Sox have always hit Vazquez pretty well. But that was a different team. Wakefield should give the poor Atlanta offense something to hit at.
  • The Cubs over the White Sox: Bradley and Piniella are seen joking before the game. The team has a group hug and goes out and beats Ozzie's White Sox who then take their turn throwing stuff and swearing.
  • The Angels over the Diamondbacks: The Angels are just a better team. Lackey should win this one.
  • The Giants over the Brewers: The Giants were supposed to win with their fireballer, Cain. But didn't. So they will win with their sloooowwww curveball of Barry Zito. Besides, the Brewers are starting Seth McClung. Doh!
  • The Pirates over the Royals: There will be a Bruce Chen sighting in Kansas City. Another: Doh! Maholm should win this one.
  • The Tigers over the Astros: How the heck did Astros win last night's game? And why was Verlander taken out so early? After a game like that, this picker will go with Figaro.
  • The Orioles over the Nationals: The Nationals looked terribly flat the last couple of days.
  • The Reds over the Indians: Tomo Ohka versus Homer Bailey? That looks like the matchup from hell. Good luck whichever side you pick.
  • The Marlins over the Bay Rays: Rule #2 is in effect with Kazmir throwing his first game after a stint on the DL.
  • The Yankees over the Mets: Burnett should be better than Redding.
  • The Padres over the Rangers: Holland is starting for the Rangers and he hasn't shown anything thus far this season.
  • The Athletics over the Rockies: Cahill has been a surprise. Should be better than De La Rosa.
  • The Mariners over the Dodgers: Like King Felix's chances over Milton.

Have a great weekend!

Yesterday: 9-6
Week: 35-42
Month: 155-166

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