Eckel’s Saturday Baseball Picks: Braves vs Phillies, Angels vs Rangers” Friday night was tough.
The Braves got rained call at Philly which was the simplest news of the night.
The Yankees lost 1-0 to Tampa Bay; and therefore the Astros lost 3-2 in 13 innings to Oakland.
Oh well, what does one do after an 0-for-2 night, you revisit within the bettor’s box.
Here are some Saturday selections.
Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies, 6:05 p.m.
Pitchers: Kyle Wright vs. Jake Arrieta
Odds: Braves -110; Phillies -110
Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers, 7:05 p.m.
Pitchers: Patrick Sandoval vs. Kolby Allard
Odds: Angels -135; Rangers +125
Colorado Rockies at Seattle Mariners, 9:10 p.m.
Pitchers: Ryan Castellani vs. Nick Margevicius
Odds: Rockies +105; Mariners -115
Single: Let’s return to the Braves and top prospect Kyle Wright against the Phillies, who moved Arrieta before Vince Velasquez within the rotation.
Double: The Angels/Rangers game features a match-up of former Orange County highschool rivals in Sandoval and Allard. Let’s accompany Sandoval and therefore the Angels on the road.
Triple: The Rockies are an early surprise and send Castellani, who was a star within the Arizona Fall League against the Mariners and Margevicus, who was 0-2 with a 16.55 ERA against Colorado last year. Take the Rockies.
Home Run: search for Atlanta’s Ronald Acuna and therefore the Angels’ Anthony Rendon to homer Saturday night.