Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Sunday April 12th, 2015. At 8:05 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network.
The (4-1) Boston Red Sox of the American League East Division will be in the “BRONX” another day. Boston will take on the (1-4) New York Yankees also of the American League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Boston is on par to compete with Toronto and Baltimore for the AL East title. The Yankees are off to a slow start, but they will flex their muscle as the season progresses. The opening betting line has Boston as a -110 road underdog; the betting total is at seven runs for Sunday’s game.
The 2015 Boston Red Sox have won four of five to start the season, including two in a row in this current series. Boston is on top in the American League East through one week. Boston won the first game 6-5 in a nineteen inning marathon. The game was the longest in Red Sox history. newly acquired Hanley Ramirez leads the team in home runs and RBI’S. Shortstop Xander Bogaerts has a .391 batting average. The Boston Red Sox will have Right Hander Clay Buchholz (1-0) with a 0.00 era on the hill for the finale of the MLB Picks series at New York. Boston will play their home opener in another interleague series against Washington and have a four-game set with the Baltimore Orioles starting on April 17th. The Red Sox bats are alive, averaging a whopping six runs per game through their first five games. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Boston Red Sox at 6/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
The 2015 New York Yankees are on a three-game losing streak. The “BRONX BOMBERS” are in last place in the division, three games from the top. Controversial third baseman Alex Rodriguez leads the team in RBI’s and Hits. First Baseman Mark Teixeira has two home runs. The Yankees offense has produced eighteen runs in five baseball games so far this season. The Yankees start a 10-game road trip starting April 13th at Baltimore and ends the 23rd of this month at Detroit. The New York Yankees will send the Right handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to the mound Sunday. Tanaka is 0-1 with a (9.00) ERA in one game this season. The Yankees are 7-3 Tanaka’s last ten starts at Yankee Stadium. Yankees pitching has to get more stable; they are giving up too many runs. Tanaka got roughed up by Toronto in the season opener. The New York Yankees are also 16/1 to win the 2015 American League Championship.