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Baltimore vs Minnesota: Orioles Have Pitching Edge Over Twins

Baltimore vs Minnesota: Orioles Have Pitching Edge Over Twins

Our attention turns to Major League Baseball and what we see as a pitching mismatch when Minnesota heads into Baltimore tonight. The Orioles are flying high in AL East while the Twins have tumbled into the AL Central cellar. First pitch flies at 7:05 PM ET on August 29, 2014, from opulent Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. We will soar with the streaking Orange Birds in this battle.

Baltimore Orioles: Cruising towards AL East title

Sitting with a sparkling 76-56 record, Baltimore has opened a seven game lead over the New York Yankees and the Orioles appear to be well on their way to their first AL East regular season title since 1997. The O's are coming off a 5-4 win over Tampa Bay last night and they are 7-4 over their last eleven games. RHP Miguel Gonzalez (6-7 ERA 3.75) gets the call here and he has allowed just 13 earned runs over his last 47 innings pitched. The price is high but we like the O's to edge the Twins.

Minnesota Twins: Playing out the string on a long season of losing

Already assured of their fourth straight losing season, the Twins (58-74) appear to be playing out the string on what has been a long season in Minnesota. The Twinkies are 16 games behind the Royals and sit dead last in the AL Central. Minnesota is 7-14 over theit last 21 games and they are riding a four game losing streak where they have been outscored by a combined 29-12 count. The Twins send rookie RHP Trevor May to the bump and he is 0-3 with a gaudy 8.79 ERA in four big league starts.

MLB Prediction: Jumping on the early morning prices posted at the Bovada sportsbook, we will wager 750 units on Baltimore and their -180 money line odds. Bank a Bovada Bonus and get in the game!

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