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Every day during baseball season, armadillosports.com analyzes daily baseball action, featuring pitchers’ trends, team trends, over/unders and home plate umpire trends. We also have info on who scores/who gives up runs in the first inning, as well as first five inning trends for each team.

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Friday’s games
National League
Reds @ Phillies
Adleman is 1-1, 10.97 in his last three starts (over 4-2).

Nola is 2-1, 3.52 in four starts this season (over 2-2).

Reds lost nine of last 12 games; they’re 4-3 in road series openers. Eight of last ten Cincy games went over the total. Philly is 2-9 in its last 11 games, 2-5 in home series openers. Over is 5-1-1 in their last seven home games.

Mets @ Pirates
deGrom is 3-0, 4.35 in his last five starts; under is 4-0 in his home starts.

Kuhl is 0-2, 5.57 in his last five starts; under is 3-1 in his last four.

New York lost three of last four games; they’re 9-6 in series openers, 4-2 on road. Over is 10-1-1 in their last 12 road games. Pirates won four of last five home games; they’re 3-4 in home series openers. Over is 5-2-1 in their last eight games.

Padres @ Nationals
Perdomo is 0-2, 6.27 in seven starts this season (over 4-3).

Scherzer is 1-2, 3.94 in his last five starts; over is 4-2 in his last six starts.

San Diego won three of its last four games; they’re 2-6 in road series openers. Over is 4-1-1 in their last six road games. Washington won three of its last four games; they’re 6-2 in home series openers. Under is 4-1 in Nationals’ last five games.

Diamondbacks @ Brewers
Godley is 1-1, 2.18 in his last three starts (over 2-2).

Guerra hasn’t pitched since Opening Day, when he allowed two runs in three IP (46 PT) against the Rockies. He was 0-2, 3.97 in two AAA rehab starts.

Arizona won nine of last ten games; under is 7-2 in their last nine road games. Milwaukee lost its last four games; over is 16-5 in their last 21 games at Miller Park.

Cardinals @ Rockies
Martinez is 3-0, 2.17 in his last four starts; over is 4-2 in his last six starts.

Senzatela is 3-0, 5.32 in his last four starts; Colorado is 4-1 in his home starts. His last six starts all went over the total.

St Louis lost five of last seven games; over is 10-1-1 in their last 12 road games. Cardinals are 2-4 in road series openers. Colorado is off a 7-3 road trip; they’re 5-2 in home series openers. Under is 7-3 in last ten games at Coors Field.

Cubs @ Dodgers
Arrieta is 0-3, 11.57 in his last three road starts; over is 7-1 in his last eight starts.

Wood is 4-0, 1.52 in his last five starts; he hasn’t allowed a run in his last 20.2 IP. Over is 4-1-1 in his last six starts.

Cubs won their last three games, are 3-4 in road series openers. Under is 5-2 in their last seven road games. Los Angeles won seven of last nine home games; last six Dodger games went over the total. LA is 6-2 in home series openers.

Braves @ Giants
Garcia is 0-2, 5.12 in his last three starts; under is 3-1-1 in his last five.

Cain is 3-0, 1.19 in four home starts; his last five starts overall went over.

Atlanta is 2-3 in its last five games but won four of last five on road; they’re 4-5 in road series openers. Over is 8-3 in their last 11 games. Giants lost last three games, are 4-2 in home series openers. Over is 7-4 in their last 11 games.

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American League
Rangers @ Blue Jays
Griffin is 1-1, 6.75 in his last three starts (over 6-1).

Bolsinger is 0-2, 6.89 in his last three starts (over 2-1).

Texas lost four of last five games after a 10-game win streak; over is 7-4 in their last 11 games. Rangers are 3-5 in road series openers. Toronto won its last three games; they’re 2-5 in home series openers. Over is 3-1 in their last four home games.

A’s @ New York
Manaea is 1-2, 7.50 in his last three starts (over 5-2).

Tanaka is 1-2, 13.89 in his last three starts (over 7-2).

Oakland is 2-8 in its last ten road games, 1-6 in road series openers. Over is 8-2 in their last ten road tilts. New York won three of last four games; under is 5-2 in their last seven home games. NY is 5-2 in home series openers.

Royals @ Indians
Kennedy is 0-2, 4.39 in his last five starts; his last three starts went over the total.

Clevinger is 2-1, 1.59 in three starts this year (under 3-0).

Royals lost six of last nine games; they’re 2-5 in road series openers. Under is 9-4 in their last 13 games. Indians lost five of last seven home games; over is 4-1 in their last five home games.

Mariners @ Red Sox
Gallardo is 1-2, 7.00 in his last five starts, last three of which went over.

Rodriguez is 3-0, 2.61 in his last six starts (under 6-2).

Mariners lost 10 of last 14 games, are 2-6 in road series openers; under is 4-1 in their last five road games. Boston won its last four games; over is 9-2 in last 11 Red Sox games.

Tigers @ White Sox
Farmer is making his first ’17 start; he is 0-6, 6.84 in 32 big league games (8 starts). He is 1-3, 4.12 in nine AAA starts this season. Boyd is 0-3, 7.71 in his last four starts, three of which stayed under.

Former Tiger Pelfrey is 1-4, 5.46 in six starts this year (over 3-3). Danish is making his first MLB start; he had three short relief stints LY. He is 1-3, 3.15 in eight AAA starts this season.

Tigers lost five of last seven games; they’re 5-3 in road series openers. Under is 6-2-1 in their last nine road games. White Sox lost their last three games; they’re 1-5 in home series openers. Over is 10-4-1 in their last fifteen games.

Rays @ Twins
Archer is 1-3, 4.35 in his last six starts; over is 6-2 in his last eight.

Santiago is 1-1, 7.07 in his last three starts; five of his last six starts went over.

Tampa Bay won six of last nine games; their last five games stayed under. Rays are 4-3 in road series openers. Minnesota won three of last four games; they’re 5-2 in home series openers. Twins’ last four games stayed under the total.

Orioles @ Astros
Gausman is 1-1, 5.79 in his last five starts, four of which went over.

Musgrove is 2-3, 5.76 in his last five starts; Astros are 1-5 in his home starts (under 4-2).

Baltimore lost its last four games; they’re 3-4 in road series openers. Over is 5-2-1 in their last eight road games. Houston won three of its last four games; they’re 6-2 in home series openers. Under is 5-2-1 in their last eight games.

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Interleague
Angels @ Marlins
Chavez is 2-1, 4.74 in his last four starts (under 5-4).

Straily is 1-1, 2.04 in his last three starts (over 5-3-1).

Angels are 4-8 in last dozen road games, 3-5 in road series openers; under is 6-2 in their last eight road games. Miami is 4-15 in its last 19 games, 1-6 in home series openers. Over is 5-1 in their last six games.

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Record with this pitcher starting:
National League
Cin-Phil: Adleman 3-3; Nola 2-2
NY-Pitt: deGrom 5-4; Kuhl 3-6
SD-Wsh: Perdomo 2-5; Scherzer 5-4
Az-Mil: Godley 2-2; Guerra 0-1
StL-Col: Martinez 5-4; Senzatela 7-2
Chi-LA: Arrieta 5-4; Wood 4-3
Atl-SF: Garcia 4-4; Cain 5-4

American League
Tex-Tor: Griffin 6-1; Bolsinger 0-3
A’s-NY: Manaea 2-5; Tanaka 5-4
KC-Clev: Kennedy 1-6; Clevinger 2-1
Sea-Bos: Gallardo 3-6; Rodriguez 6-2
Det-Chi: Farmer 0-0 Boyd 3-6; Pelfrey 2-4 Danish 0-0
TB-Minn: Archer 5-5; Santiago 5-4
Balt-Hst: Gausman 5-5; Musgrove 4-5

Interleague
LAA-Mia: Chavez 4-5; Straily 4-5

Pitchers allowing a run in first inning:
National League
Cin-Phil: Adleman 3-6; Nola 0-4
NY-Pitt: deGrom 3-9; Kuhl 4-9
SD-Wsh: Perdomo 4-7; Scherzer 2-9
Az-Mil: Godley 0-4; Guerra 0-1
StL-Col: Martinez 2-9; Senzatela 4-9
Chi-LA: Arrieta 3-9; Wood 1-7
Atl-SF: Garcia 2-8; Cain 4-9

American League
Tex-Tor: Griffin 2-7; Bolsinger 2-3
A’s-NY: Manaea 1-7; Tanaka 5-9
KC-Clev: Kennedy 2-7; Clevinger 0-3
Sea-Bos: Gallardo 5-9; Rodriguez 2-8
Det-Chi: Farmer 0-0 Boyd 2-9; Pelfrey 2-6 Danish 0-0
TB-Minn: Archer 2-10; Santiago 1-9
Balt-Hst: Gausman 3-10; Musgrove 2-9

Interleague
LAA-Mia: Chavez 0-9; Straily 0-9

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Umpires
National League

American League

Interleague


Interleague play
NL @ AL–  24-11 AL, favorites -$57
AL @ NL–  25-23 AL, favorites +$399
Total: 49-34 AL, favorites +$342

Totals in interleague games
NL @ AL: Over 18-20-1
AL @ NL: Over 28-18
Total: Over 46-38-1

Teams’ records in first five innings:
Team (road-home-total)- thru 5/25/17
Ariz           8-9-3……17-8–4…….25-17–7
Atl             9-11-3……8-12-2……..17-23–5
Cubs         9-11………..13-9-3……..22-20-3
Reds         4-13-2……12-12–2……16-25-4
Colo          18-6-2…..11-10-2…….29-16–5
LA             9-11-2……17-7-2…….26-18-4
Miami        8-16-1…….8-9-3……..16-25-4
Milw          12-5-4…….11-13-2…….23-18-6
Mets          8-10-1……..11-13-2……19-23-3
Philly         7-12-5………7-11-2……14-23-7
Pitt             10-15-2…….10-8-3…….20-23-5
St. Louis    8-7-2……..14-6-5……..22-13-7
SD             6-16-4…….10-11–2…….16-27-6
SF             5-18-5……..11-7-3………19-25-8
Wash         15-7-2……12-8-2………27-15-4

Orioles       10-10-2……..11-10-1………21-20-3
Boston       8-12-2………11-11-2……..19-23-4
White Sox  8-16-5……..8-7–1……..16-23-6
Cleveland   12-12-2……..7-11-1……..19-23-3
Detroit        9-12-3…….12-8-2……..21-20-5
Astros         8-8-5……..14-11-2……..22-19-7
KC              6-13-3…….14-8-2……..20-21-5
Angels        7-14-6……12-6-5………19-20-11
Twins          11-5-3………10-9-5……21-14-7
NYY            11-10-1……….14-8…..……25-18-1
A’s               7-11-3……..10-10-5……..17-21-8
Seattle         6-15-5……..12-6-4…….18-21-9
TB                11-7-3……..19-7-3……..30-14-6
Texas           13-7-4……..11-8-5…….24-15-9
Toronto        9-16-1……..6-9-5……..15-25-6

%age of times teams score in first inning (road/home/total- 5/25/17)
Ariz         7-20……..11-29……….18
Atl           5-23……..5-22………..10
Cubs       4-21……..11-25………..15
Reds       4-19……..13-27………17
Colo        8-26……..8-23……….16
LA           7-22……..11-25..…….18
Miami     8-25……..7-20……….15
Milw        8-21……..11-26………19
Mets       8-19……..13-26……….21
Philly      9-25……..4-20…………13
Pitt          7-27……..8-21…………15
StL          6-18……..7-25………..13
SD           12-26……6-23………..18
SF           5-31……..6-21………..11
Wash       8-24……..8-22……….16

Orioles     2-23……..6-22………..8
Boston     7-22……..5-24………..12
White Sox 7-29…….8-16………..15
Clev          7-26……..8-19……….15
Detroit      5-24……11-22………..16
Astros      7-21……..12-27……….19
KC            3-23……..4-23…………7
Angels      10-27…….5-23………..15
Twins       4-19……..7-24……….11
NYY          6-22……..9-22……….15
A’s             3-21……..6-25……….9
Seattle       10-26…….10-22…….20
TB             6-21……..15-29………21
Texas         8-24……..8-24………16
Toronto      8-26……..4-21………12