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 Wednesday April 22nd, 2015. At 7:07 PM EST.
The (7-6) Baltimore Orioles of the American League East Division will be “ACROSS THE BORDER” for a three-game set. Baltimore will play the (6-7) Toronto Blue Jays also of the American League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Baltimore Orioles are getting healthy. The Toronto Blue Jays will battle for the divisional crown until the end of the season. The opening betting line has Toronto as a -120 home favorite; the betting total is 8′ runs for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Baltimore Orioles have won two of their last three but trail Toronto 11-3 in game one on Tuesday April 21st. Baltimore is in a tie for third place in the Division, 2′ games from the top spot. Center Fielder Adam Jones is red hot starting the season. Jones is the team leader in all five major offensive categories. Baltimore opens up a six-game homestand starting Friday April 24th against the Boston Red Sox. Shortstop J.J. Hardy is still on the 15-day disabled list and should return any day. The betting odds under the total are 10-3-1 Baltimore last fourteen on Wednesday’s. Right Hander Ubaldo Jimenez (1-0) with a 0.00 ERA will be on the pitcher’s mound for game two of the 2015 Baseball Expert Picks series in the at Toronto. Jimenez beat Toronto on April 11th at Baltimore 7-1. His last start he only threw three and a half innings before being ejected. The Orioles are 18-44 their last 62 baseball games between the teams in Toronto. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Baltimore Orioles at 8/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays have lost three of four. Toronto lost two of three to the Atlanta Braves recently. April 13th through the sixteenth of this month, they dropped three of four at Rogers Center against Tampa Bay. Second Baseman Devon Travis has a .356 batting average, which leads the team. Travis is also the team leader in RBI’S, Home Runs, on-base percentage, and hits. Toronto will hit the road for a ten game trip starting Friday April 24th at Tampa Bay. Toronto is 9-3 their last twelve baseball games on Wednesday’s. The Blue Jays are 2-6 their last eight at home. The Toronto Blue Jays will send Right Hander Aaron Sanchez to the hill for game two. Sanchez is (0-2) with a 6.23 era this season. The California native has allowed six runs and twelve hits in eight innings this season. The most recent, a 4-2 home loss to Tampa Bay on April 16th. The betting odds under the total are 11-4-1 the last sixteen meetings between the teams. The Toronto Blue Jays are 12/1 to win the 2015 AL Title.