2008 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
September 02, 2008
New York at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 09/02 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +164 (runline) (risk 3 to return 3) RESULT: LOSS
The Rays have proven themselves night in, night out. If they are not the best team in the AL, they are in the argument. When they have been at home the record speaks for itself, as they are 52-19 on the season. Throw in facing a right-handed pitcher and they are 60-32 on the season. Add in the fact they are on a five-game winning streak for good measure and they become a play here. Not to mention that a good hitting team, has now scored 10+ runs in three straight and are on fire. The Rays are an unbelievable 35-6 at home in their last 41 against RHP. Mike Mussina has had a great year for the Yankees, but here is the laundry list of pitchers having equal or better seasons that have fallen at Tampa this year: Ervin Santana twice, Galarraga and Halladay twice, Burnett, Matsuzaka, Zambrano, Dempster, Wang and Beckett. Enough said, Rays on the runline.