Thursday’s Den: After two weeks, some quick baseball trends…….

— Diamondbacks have scored in the first inning in 9 of their 13 games (6-7).

— Over is 7-2-1 in Atlanta Braves’ games.

— Cubs are 5-1 in Chicago, 2-4 on the road.

— I have two guys on the Reds on my fantasy team:

Christian Encarnacion-Strand is hitting .154
Jeimer Candelario is hitting .152.

Freakin’ awesome.

— Colorado Rockies are 2-4 at home, 1-6 on road; over is 5-2 in their home games.

— LA Dodgers are 6-1 at home, 4-4 away from home. 

— Miami Marlins are 2-11, 0-7 at home, where the over is 5-2. 

— Over is 5-1-1 in the Milwaukee Brewers’ last seven games.

— Mets’ pitching staff is 22nd in WHIP, but #8 in earned run average. 

— Phillies’ last seven games stayed under the total. 

— Pittsburgh Pirates are 9-3, have best record in the National League. 

— Under is 6-2 in the Cardinals’ last eight games.

— San Diego Padres are 2-7 when they score less than six runs. 

— Over is 7-0 in Giants’ road games, under is 5-1 in their home tilts.

— Washington has scored in first inning in only one of its 12 games. 

Famous birthdays for April 11th:
Peter Riegert, 77
Micheal Ray Richardson, 69
Jim Breech, 68
Bret Saberhagen, 60
Jason Varitek, 52
Mark Teixeira, 44

— Orioles’ opponents have a .205 on-base %age, tied with Boston for best in MLB.

— Tyler O’Neill is hitting .343 with six home runs, but has only 7 RBI.

— White Sox are 1-6 in games where winning run scored from 7th inning on.

— Cleveland Guardians won six of their last seven games.

— Detroit is 6-1 in games where winning run scored from 7th inning on.

— Astros haven’t had a losing year in a full season since 2014; they’re off to a 4-9 start this year, 0-5 in games where winning run scored from 7th inning on.

— Kansas City Royals haven’t had a winning season since they won the World Series in 2015; they’re off to a 8-4 start this year, 7-2 at home. Royals got a quality start in nine of their 12 games so far. 

— 3B Anthony Rendon makes $38M a year, more than Mike Trout; Rendon is hitting .150 so far this season. Trout is off to a .318 start, with six homers, 8 RBI

— Minnesota Twins lost six of their last eight games; under is 4-1 in their home games.

— Aaron Judge is off to an 8-45 start, but he’s walked 14 times; his on-base %age is .367.

— Oakland A’s are 1-6 at home, 3-2 on the road; they’re 4-3 when they score 4+ runs, 0-5 when they don’t.

— Mariners lost six of their last eight games; under is 9-3 in their last 12 games.

— Tampa Bay 1B Yandy Diaz hit .296/.330 the last two years; he’s off to a .208 start this year, with a .561 OPS. His career OPS is .813. 

— Under is 6-2 in the Texas Rangers’ last eight games.

— Toronto scored in first inning in two of its three home games, only one of its 10 road tilts. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.