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Ballpark Figures - Week 10

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Streaky Teams (entering Monday)
Wins and Losses Streak Over/Under Streak
Baltimore 0-7 past seven overall Boston Over 8-1 past nine overall
Chicago Cubs 7-1 past eight overall Cincinnati Over 4-0 past four overall
Miami 1-9 past 10 games overall Colorado Over 5-0 past five overall
N.Y. Mets 3-11 past 14 games overall L.A. Angels Under 5-0 past five overall
Seattle 13-3 over past 16 overall St. Louis Under 10-3-1 past 14 overall

Pittsburgh Power Outage
The Pittsburgh Pirates have experienced an offensive power outage lately, posting just 71 runs over the past 20 games (3.55 runs per game). As a result, the 'under' is 12-7-1 during the span. The lack of offense has been even more apparent on the road going 5-2 across the past seven outings. The under is an impressive 41-20-3 across the past 64 after allowing five or more runs in their previous outing. Perhaps facing the National League West after an off day will spur on their offense. The over is 6-2 in the past eight for the Bucs against the NL West, while going 5-2 in their past seven following a scheduled day off. The over has also cashed in 38 of the past 55 meetings against the Dodgers in the Steel City.

To The Max
The Washington Nationals welcome the Tampa Bay Rays to town for interleague play, and Tuesday's battle will feature Nathan Eovaldi against Max Scherzer. Eovaldi made his season debut last time out, spinning six no-hit innings with a walk and four strikeouts in Oakland on May 30. He was making his way back from a pair of elbow surgeries, but certainly showed no ill effects against the A's. The Nats and Scherzer will offer a much bigger test. Scherzer enters 9-1 with a 1.92 ERA and impressive 120 strikeouts over just 79 2/3 innings. Washington is 21-5 over the past 26 when Scherzer works on five days of rest, and they're 44-16 across his past 60 outings overall. The Nats have also posted a 28-9 record over the past 37 with Scherzer on the hill against a team with a losing overall record. On the flip side, the Rays are 0-5 in their past five interleague games and 0-4 in their past four interleague battles against a right-handed starter.


Looking Ahead

Monday, June 4
The Tigers and Yankees will battle in a twin bill. Detroit has been no stranger to doubleheaders, as their double dip will be their fifth so far this season. In their most recent doubleheader on May 12, they split with the Mariners, winning Game 1. The Tigers also split with the Pirates on April 25, again winning in Game 1. The same holds true with their doubleheader on April 20 against the Royals, splitting and winning Game 1. They were swept in a double dip on April 1 against the Bucs. There have been 12 doubleheaders overall in the majors this season, with nine resulting in splits.

The Braves and Padres will square off in late-night action. Atlanta has posted a 7-1 record in the past eight road games against a team with a losing record, while going 9-2 in their past 11 overall against teams with a losing mark. The Braves have won 13 of their past 18 overall on the road, while going 8-2 in their past 10 on the road against a left-handed starter. Atlanta has posted a 13-6 record in Julio Teheran's past 19 starts, while going 8-3 in his past 11 road outings against a team with a losing overall mark. San Diego has posted five wins over the past six outings, while going 4-1 in their past five vs. RHP. While the Padres are 4-1 in Clayton Richard's past five working on four days rest, that's about the only trend going in his favor. The Padres are a dismal 5-21 over his past 26 starts against NL East foes, and they're 7-23 across their past 30 opening games of a new series.

Weather Report
The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers will be doing battle in a doubleheader on Monday afternoon. The good news is that precipitation will not be a factor in the make-up game, but winds will be hindering the pitchers for both sides. The wind will be blowing out from home plate to the left-center field power alley anywhere from 16-19 mph.

Tuesday, June 5
The White Sox and Twins will do battle in a doubleheader on Tuesday. Chicago has won each of their past five opening games of a doubleheader, although they're 1-7 in their past eight against the Twins and 0-4 in their past four at Target Field. However, Minnesota is 3-13 in their past 16 opening games of a double dip and just 4-11 in their past 15 during Game 1 of a new series. Chicago is 1-4 in their past five second games of a twin bill, while the Twins are 5-1 in their past six nightcaps.

The Yankees look to maintain their mastery against AL East foes. They roll out CC Sabathia for the series opener in Toronto, and they're 6-1 in their past seven against division foes. New York is also a solid 12-4 in the past 16 road outings entering Monday's doubleheader, while going 15-6 in Sabathia's past 21 against AL East opponents. However, the Bronx Bombers are a dismal 1-4 in the past five road starts by the hefty lefty. Toronto has won just once over the past nine overall, and they're a dismal 3-15 across the past 18 vs. LHP. They're also 0-5 in their past five at home against southpaws, while going 0-4 in Marco Estrada's past four home outings.

Seattle and Houston will have a battle of left-handed starters when James Paxton and Dallas Keuchel hook up. The Mariners enter the week with a one-game lead in the American League West thanks to a 13-3 record across the past 16 overall. They're also 11-5 over the past 16 on the road, while going 4-1 in the past five against winning teams. Seattle has managed a 4-1 record in Paxton's past five road assignments, while going 7-3 in his past 10 starts overall. The Astros have handled the twig nicely against southpaws, going 4-1 in their past five at home vs. LHP and 26-10 in their past 36 against division foes. While they're 37-16 in Keuchel's past 53 at home, they're just 3-9 in his past 12 on five days of rest and 1-4 in his past five tries against teams with a winning overall mark. Seattle hasn't had a lot of success against Houston, however, going 10-26 in the past 36 meetings overall and 1-4 in the past five trips to H-Town.

Weather Report
The winds will be howling anywhere from 11-14 mph from home plate to the right-center field power alley for the early-evening battle between the Dodgers and Pirates. In Washington, the solid pitching matchup between Eovaldi and Scherzer might be slightly delayed as weather moves out of the area. There is a 60 percent chance of rain at first pitch, but the chances dwindle to 25 percent by 8pm ET. When the game gets underway the pitching will be put to the test with winds gusting from 11-14 mph out to right field.

In Cincinnati, the Rockies and Reds will face a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms. The precip chances are 30-40 percent from 7-10 pm ET, but the game should be able to get underway at some point. The winds will be blowing from 11-14 mph from home plate to the right-center field power alley. On the other end of Interstate 71, the winds will be blowing in from right field to home plate in Cleveland for the interleague battle between the Brewers and Indiana.

At Fenway Park, the Tigers and Red Sox face a 40 percent chance of rain through the evening, and there isn't many signs of a three-hour window to get the game in. If they are able to play, the winds will be blowing in from 11-14 mph from right field to home plate.

In late-night action, the Diamondbacks and Giants will be battling during gusty conditions alongside the bay. The winds will be blowing from 17-20 mph from home plate to straightaway center field.

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