Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces for MLB news and notes. MLB Premium Predictions are winning at a remarkable rate and will continue through the 2016 World Series. The (14-7) Washington Nationals of the National League East Division will be in the “SHOW ME STATE”. For the second game of a weekend series. Washington takes on the (12-10) St.Louis Cardinals of the NL Central in 2016 Major League Baseball action. The teams will play at Busch Stadium in downtown St.Louis, Missouri. Game time is at 2:15 PM EST. On Saturday, April 30, 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Washington Nationals will battle the New York Mets the entire summer for the NL East title. The St.Louis Cardinals are no longer the dominant team in the Central. The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to take over supremacy. The opening line has the St.Louis Cardinals as a -125 Home Favorite Against The Spread. The Betting Odds Total are 7 for Saturday’s game. Read more on our Cleveland Indians at Philadelphia Phillies game-one Write-Up.
The 2016 Washington Nationals dropped three in a row a home to Philadelphia in their last series.
Washington is on top in the AL East, a half-game in front of the second-place New York Mets. Washington is 6-3 away from the “BELTWAY” the first month of the season. Game one is on Friday, April 29th.
Washington will be in Kansas City for an interleague series starting on Monday, May 2nd. Second Baseman Daniel Murphy is the team leader at the plate with .370 batting average, a .439 on-base percentage with twenty-seven hits. Right Fielder Bryce Harper has a team-high nine home runs and twenty-seven RBI’S. Starting Pitcher Stephen Strasburg has three victories and thirty-one strikeouts.
Relief Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon leads the bullpen with seven saves. The Washington Nationals will send the Right Handed Joe Rose, who is 2-0 with a (0.54) era to the hill.
The 6’4″ 225 pound Berkley, California native threw two innings, giving up a hit and no runs in a 3-1 no decision road win over Miami on April 20th.
The Washington Nationals are listed at +750 to win the 2016 World Series Title.
The St.Louis Cardinals are back home from a seven-game road trip.
St.Louis went 4-3 in San Diego and Arizona. The “REDBIRDS” are third in the division behind the Cubs and Pirates. St.Louis is 3-0 vs. The National League East so far this season.
Philadelphia will be in St.Louis for a four-day series beginning on Monday, May 2nd. Third Baseman Matt Carpenter is the team leader at the plate with sixteen home runs.
Shortstop Aledmys Diaz has a team-high .446 batting average, a .478 on-base percentage with twenty-nine hits. Starting Pitcher Carlos Martinez has a rotation best four victories and a 1.93 earned run average.
Notable Injuries: Starting Pitcher Lance Lynn is out for the season after having elbow surgery. St.Louis has won four of the last five between the teams.
St.Louis will have “LEFTY” Jamie Garcia. Who is 1-1 with a 3.24 ERA on the hill for game two. The Reynosa native threw five innings, giving up eight hits and four runs in a 12-7 loss in Arizona on April 25th.
Bovada.Lv lists the St.Louis Cardinals at +850 to win the 2016 National League Crown.
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