The Pirates trot out Jameson Taillon (4-4, 3.40) to face the 2015 Cy Young winner, Jake Arrieta (18-7 2.85), who’s aiming for his 19th win of the season.
If the regular season ended now, the Blue Jays (86-70, –7.81 units) and Orioles (85-71, +12.65 units) would make the playoffs as AL Wild Cards.
Toronto and Seattle are locked in a playoff race for the AL wild-card. They meet in game 3 of their September series Wed Sept 21st in Seattle.
The Dodgers and the Yankees will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday, September 14th when they battle at Yankee Stadium in an interleague contest.
Toronto won Monday’s opener 3-2 as –173 home favourites; the Rays vs Blue Jays finale takes place Wednesday afternoon, starting at 12:37 PM ET on Sportsnet.
MLB Betting preview: The depth of the AL East will be on full display this weekend as the New York Yankees hit the road to dispatch their fabled rivals.
2014 World Series Preview with betting info courtesy of Bovada. The Royals have home field advantage but both teams are playing great baseball.
Bovada MLB NLCS Betting Lines: Giants: To win NLCS: +110, To win World Series: 13/5. Cardinals: To win NLCS: -130, To win World Series: 13/5
The AL pennant is still up for grabs and not many experts predicted it would come down to the Royals and Orioles. Here’s our MLB ALCS preview.
bet365 baseball betting lines – the Nationals favored to win the NLDS at 20/37, Giants are 33/20. Nationals 9/5 to win the NL pennant, the Giants are 4/1.