From the Bronx that is breezy, the Astros and Yankees go again Thursday night After Wednesdays rainout.
Welcome to ALCS Game 4, then take two. Rained out in their attempt to get the contest in on Wednesday, the Houston Astros and New York Yankees attempt it again using a broadcast in the Bronx on Thursday.
First things first. The rain will be gone from the Big Apple region, leaving cooler temps from the mid-50s at game time under mostly cloudy sky. While there is nothing about that part of the forecast for bettors to be concerned with, the wind very well could be a variable to centre field , or directly out with a mph blow from the west.
AJ Hinch and Aaron Boone get to turn back into the Game 1 novices using all all the additional day off after both managers planned to make Game 4 a bullpen day. BetOnline was among the very first to hang on a line after both Zack Greinke (18-7, 3.17) and Masahiro Tanaka (13-9, 4.24) were officially announced Wednesday afternoon, and also New York is chalked to a -130 moneyline with an 8-run total that is mixed on theover/under prices about the MLB odds boards at various stores.
Houston continues to scratch out wins despite its offense. There could be little offense to discuss, if not to Jose Altuve. The second baseman began the Astros scoring with a homer in Game 3, and is now batting .375 in the postseason with four dingers.
Half of Houstons four playoff defeats have come about the mound with Greinke, although he did make an excellent start in the series opener with six innings of both baseball. Two of those three runs came on solo shots by Giancarlo Stanton and Gleyber Torres.
These solo homers were for also the New York bullpen along with Tanaka last Saturday. One single by rookie Kyle Tucker was the Astros managed throughout Tanakas six innings, though several Houston hitters have had adequate success in the past.
There has not been an update on the condition of Jeff Kellogg following the veteran umpire abandoned Wednesday game following a ball into the mask in the fourth inning. Kellogg was eventually replaced by Kerwin Danley behind the plate, also he is going to be made to sit out the remaining playoffs, when a concussion is being dealt with by Kellogg.
A team leader is going to have to be named, and Danley is the favorite. Dan Bellino should be at the dish Thursday following his matches conducted 17-13-3 O/U/P at the season. Eight of Bellino nine games behind the mask topped off the totals, and thats the direction I am going with my MLB pick.
Free MLB Pick: More than 8 (-105) at 5Dimes