Diamond Trends – Wednesday

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SU Play ON Trend of the Day:

-- Here we go again... The Athletics are 22-0 SU after a game in which their bullpen allowed multiple runs and it is post All-Star break, including 12-0 THIS season.

SU Play AGAINST Trend of the Day:

-- The Orioles are 0-20 SU when their opponent's starter has a strike-per-ball ratio greater than two on the season.

Hitter-Based Trend of the Day:

-- The Marlins are 0-19 SU in franchise history as a 150-plus underdog when they off a game as a dog in which Starlin Castro had multiple hits. Miami has lost these games by an average of 5.16 runs.

Starter-Based Trend of the Day:

-- The Phillies are 8-0 SU in franchise history as a favorite with Nick Pivetta when he averaged more than four pitches per batter in his last start. The Phillies have won these eight games by an average score of of 7.25 runs to 1.75 runs.

Trends are verified using Sports Data Query Language (SDQL)