The best bet CASHED yesterday as the Red Sox defeated the Rays the Trop’, and we look to have the same success today when the Angels play host to the Mariners in Anaheim this afternoon.
Jaime Barria takes the mound for the Angels, and will face a Mariners team that is absolutely mashing right now. Barria holds an ERA of 5.87 over the course of two starts, and will have a huge test ahead of him today.
Meanwhile, Mike Trout and the Angels will face Mike Leake, who they’ve been able to really knock around historically (slash line of .341/.388/.511 in 182 AB’s). Trout, Pujols, Simmons, and Lucroy all have Leake’s number.
I’m not sure who will win this one, but it’ll be high-scoring. I feel very comfortable betting the over on this afternoon matchup.