Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Al Presto. Charliessports.com produces for MLB news and notes. MLB Predictions are winning at a remarkable rate and will continue through the 2016 World Series. The (21-16) Seattle Mariners of the American League West Division will be in the “RED LINE STATE”. For the first of a three-game set. Seattle plays the (23-13) Baltimore Orioles of the AL East in 2016 Major League Baseball action. The teams will play at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. Game time is at 7:05 PM EST. On Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Seattle Mariners are capable of having a breakthrough season. Seattle has a lethal batting lineup to go with their dominant pitchers. Baltimore is looking to capture the American League East division. Baltimore missed the postseason last year, after winning the division in 2014. The Opening Betting line has Baltimore as a -130 Home Favorite Against The Spread. The Betting Odds Total is 8 and a half runs for Tuesday’s game.
The Seattle Mariners are on a three-game losing streak after being swept at home over the weekend by the Los Angeles Angels.
Seattle is second in the division, a half-game behind first place Texas. Seattle is 13-6 away from the “GREAT NORTHWEST” this season. Seattle will return home for eight games beginning on Monday, May 23, playing host to Oakland three games.
Second Baseman Robinson Cano tops the batting order with a .290 batting average, twelve homers, 34 RBI’s and Forty Five hits. Designated Nelson Cruz has a team-high .363 on base percentage.
Starting Pitcher Felix Hernandez leads the rotation with three victories and a 2.47 earned run average. Relief Pitcher Steve Cishek has eleven saves under his belt.
The Seattle Mariners will have “LEFTY” Wade Miley, 3-2 with a (4.91) era on the hill. The 6’0″ 220 pound Hammond, Louisiana native pitched six innings, giving up four hits and four runs his last outing, a 6-4 home victory over Tampa Bay on May, 10th.
The Seattle Mariners are listed at +800 to win the 2016 American League Crown.
The 2016 Baltimore Orioles have won seven of eight. Baltimore lost to Detroit on Sunday. May 15th and are idle Monday. May 16th. The “O’s” are tied for first in the AL East with Boston.
The Orioles are 16-6 in front of the home crowd this season and 3-3 vs. The AL West. Baltimore will hit the road for nine games starting on Friday, May 20th in Los Angeles.
Third Baseman Manny Machado leads the batting order in four of five broad categories. Right Fielder Mark Trumbo has a team-best twenty-eight RBI’S. Starting Pitcher, Chris Tillman leads the pitching staff with five wins, a 2.58 ERA and, forty-seven strikeouts. Notable Injuries:
Shortstop J.J. Hardy is out until late next month with a hairline fracture in his foot. The Betting Odds under The Total are 2-1 the last three between the teams.
The Baltimore Orioles will send the Right Handed Ubaldo Jimenez. Who is 2-3 with a 4.87 ERA to the pitchers mound for game one? The Nagua product lasted five innings, giving up nine hits and five runs in a 7-5 no decision home victory over Detroit on May, 12th.
Bovada.Lv lists the Baltimore Orioles at +2,000 to win the 2016 World Series Championship.
Free Pick: Baltimore-130. Also Play Online Poker Plus Other Casino Games and enter some of the best Tournaments on the World Wide Web. Bet Here.