Predictem MLB Archives: January 2012 Through August 2012

Thursday Smallball: Cleveland Indians +101. - 8/30

Wednesday MLB Picks: Pittsburgh Pirates -102 and Tampa Bay Rays +142. - 8/29

Tuesday MLB Pick: Cleveland Indians +106. - 8/28

Monday Baseball Play: Pittsburgh Pirates +105 - 8/27

Sunday Small Ball: St. Louis Cardinals -140. - 8/26

Saturday MLB Play: Cincinnati Reds -102. - 8/25

MLB Trade Rumor: The Red Sox and Dodgers are supposedly talking about swapping Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto for James Loney and 4 minor league players including Rubby De La Rosa and Jerry Sands. - 8/24

Friday MLB: We couldn’t find any value on today’s MLB card. We’re passing. - 8/24

Thursday MLB: ***3 UNIT BEST BET ALERT*** Boston Red Sox -103. - 8/23

Wednesday Baseball Bet: Boston Red Sox +110. - 8/22

Tuesday Baseball Top Play: Miami Marlins +151. - 8/21

Monday Baseball Prediction: Atlanta Braves/Washington Nationals UNDER 7 runs. - 8/20

Sunday Baseball Play: TB/LA OVER 7.5 runs. - 8/19

Saturday MLB Prediction: Rays/Angels UNDER 8 runs. - 8/18

Friday: L.A. Dodgers +107. - 8/17

Thursday’s Top MLB Play: KC Royals -116. - 8/16

Milkman? Nope, he’s the JUICE man! San Francisco Giants OF Melky Cabrera was suspended without pay today for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. - 8/15

Wednesday Plays: Tampa Bay/Seattle UNDER 6.5 runs. - 8/15

Tuesday MLB Picks: Our top play today is KC +104. We also like the Arizona Diamondbacks at -103. - 8/14

Monday Baseball Prediction: Seattle Mariners +124. - 8/13

Sunday MLB Play: Minnesota Twins +110. - 8/12

Saturday Baseball Selection: Chicago Cubs +130. - 8/11

Friday: Detroit Tigers +114. - 8/10

Thursday Baseball Selection: Baltimore Orioles -182. - 8/9

Wednesday’s Top Play: Cubs/Padres UNDER 7 runs. - 8/8

Tuesday MLB Play: Milwaukee Brewers -102. - 8/7

Monday Baseball: We’re passing today. Too many big favs. No value today. - 8/6

Sunday: San Diego Padres +110. - 8/5

Saturday MLB Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks +123. - 8/4

Friday Baseball Top Play: San Francisco Giants -150. - 8/3

Thursday MLB Selection: Atlanta Braves -174. - 8/2

Wednesday Baseball Prediction: Seattle Mariners +103. - 8/1

Tuesday: Tampa Bay Rays/Oakland A’s UNDER 7 runs. - 7/31

Monday’s Top Play: Toronto Bluejays -105. - 7/30

Sunday: LA Dodgers/SF Giants UNDER 6 runs. - 7/29

Saturday Baseball Prediction: Chicago Cubs +110. - 7/28

MLB Trade: The Milwaukee Brewers have traded SP Zack Greinke to the Los Angeles Angels for 3 minor league prospects. - 7/27

Friday’s Top Play: Chicago/Texas UNDER 8.5 runs. - 7/27

Thursday’s Baseball Pick: KC/Seattle UNDER 7 runs. - 7/26

Wednesday MLB Play: Houston Astros +134. - 7/25

Tuesday: Pittsburgh Pirates -180. - 7/24

Monday’s Play of the Day: Minnesota Twins +123. - 7/23

Sunday Plays: Chicago White Sox/Detroit Tigers OVER 10 runs. - 7/22

Saturday Baseball Selections: Los Angeles Angels +103, Atlanta Braves (Gam 1) +103 and Seattle Mariners +140. - 7/21

Friday Major League Baseball Plays: Out top play today is the Milwaukee Brewers at +107. We also like the A’s at +114. - 7/20

Thursday MLB Plays: Seattle Mariners -133. - 7/19

Wednesday Baseball Predictions: Our top play today is the Twins at -155. We also like a lunch money bet on the Pirates/Rockies OVER 11 runs. Good luck! - 7/18

Tuesday MLB Play of the Day: Angels/Tigers OVER 10. - 7/17

Monday Baseball Play: Pirates/Rockies OVER 10.5 runs. - 7/16

Sunday: Passing. - 7/15

Saturday’s Top Play: Washington Nationals -107. - 7/14

Friday MLB Pick: Pittsburgh/Milwaukee OVER 7.5 runs. - 7/13

Monday-Thursday: MLB is off for the all star break. Back Friday with more winners! - 7/9 through 7/12

Sunday’s Top Play: Toronto Bluejays +106. - 7/8

Saturday MLB Play: Giants/Pirates UNDER 8 runs. - 7/7

Friday MLB Picks: Cleveland Indians -141. - 7/6

Thursday Baseball Selections: Chicago White Sox +114 and Cleveland Indians -114. - 7/5

4th of July Pick: Cincinnati Reds -138. - 7/4

Tuesday MLB Play: Tampa Bay Rays +104. - 7/3

Monday Baseball: Oakland A’s -106. - 7/2

Sunday MLB: Passing. - 7/1

Saturday MLB Top Play: Chicago Cubs -143. - 6/30

Friday MLB Plays: New York Mets -136 and Chicago White Sox +112. - 6/29

Dodgers Sign Cuban Defector: L.A. has signed Yasil Puig to a 7 year deal. Puig is said to have been the fastest player in Cuba and supposedly he’s got good power as well. - 6/28

Thursday MLB Selections: NYM +114 and Arizona Diamondbacks -105. - 6/28

Wednesday Baseball Picks: Detroit Tigers +128. - 6/27

Tuesday MLB Picks: Dodgers/Giants UNDER 6, Cleveland Indians +142, Toronto Blue Jays +142 and Minnesota Twins +112. - 6/26

MLB Notes: The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled phenom P Trevor Bauer and will start him on Thursday against the Braves. Bauer has racked up an impressive 11-1 record with a 2.19 ERA in AA/AAA ball. He will replace Joe Saunders in the rotation. The Chicago White Sox have acquired 3B Kevin Youkilis from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for P Zach Stewart and utility player Brent Lillibridge. The Chicago Cubs have called up heavy hitting 1B Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo has 23 ding dongs in only 69 games in AAA. He hasn’t been able to hit Major League pitching in the past though.

Monday Baseball Selection: Sox/Twins UNDER 8. - 6/25

Sunday’s Play of the Day: New York Mets +110. - 6/24

Saturday MLB Play: SF Giants -135. - 6/23

Thursday MLB Pick: Philadelphia Phillies -174. - 6/21

Tulo to Miss 2 Months: Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki will miss 8 weeks as he had arthroscopic surgery Thursday to remove scar tissue from a nerve in his groin on Wednesday. - 6/21

Comeback Brewing: There’s a great comeback story brewing in Beantown. Remember old power pitcher Mark Prior? Well, he’s back and he appears to be healthy. Prior is in Triple-A (Pawtucket) and has fanned an unbelievable 19 batters in just 8 innings! His fastball is said to be in the low 90”s and his nasty curve is “working.” This is a GREAT story as this guy has worked really hard to come back from multiple frustrating injuries. - 6/20

Wednesday MLB Picks: Passing. - 6/20

Tuesday’s Play of the Day: Reds/Indians OVER 9.5 runs. - 6/19

Braves Lose Top Starter: SP Brandon Beachy has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. It sounds like he’s going to need Tommy John surgery. Tough loss for the Braves as Beachy was pitching lights out. - 6/19

Monday Baseball Play: NYM -160. - 6/18

Sunday MLB: New York Mets +125. - 6/17

Saturday Baseball Pick: Cleveland Indians -131. - 6/16

Friday MLB Play: Padres/A’s OVER 7.5 runs. 6/15

Thursday Baseball Picks: Diamondbacks +134 and Pirates -102. - 6/14

Wednesday MLB Plays: Seattle Mariners -141. - 6/13

Tuesday Baseball Selections: Minnesota Twins -105. - 6/12

Monday MLB Plays: Boston/Miami UNDER 7.5. - 6/11

Sunday Baseball Picks: Seattle Mariners -106. - 6/10

Saturday MLB Selection: Milwaukee Brewers -145. - 6/9

Friday MLB Bet Recommendation: Milwaukee Brewers -156. - 6/8

Thursday MLB Play: SF Giants -150. Jason Marquis is a gascan and should be in the minors! - 6/7

Wednesday: Arizona Dbacks -140. - 6/6

Tuesday’s Play: Houston Astros +126. - 6/5

Monday MLB Pick: Philadelphia Phillies +108. - 6/4

Sunday MLB Play: New York Mets -103. - 6/3

Saturday’s Bet Recommendation: Atlanta Braves +117. - 6/2

Friday MLB Play of the Day: Boston Red Sox +102 and Bal/TB UNDER 7. - 6/1

Thursday: Houston Astros/Colorado Rockies OVER 9.5 runs. - 5/31

Wednesday MLB Picks: Baltimore Orioles +121 and Phillies/Mets UNDER 7 runs. - 5/30

Rangers Ink Starter: The Roy Oswalt sweepstakes has ended. Oswalt has decided to sign with the Texas Rangers. - 5/29

Injury Note: Phillies SP Roy Hallday will miss 6-8 weeks with a strained lat muscle. - 5/29

Tuesday’s Picks: Chicago White Sox/Tampa Bay Rays OVER 6.5 runs. More plays will be added later this afternoon. - 5/29

Monday: Chicago White Sox -102. - 5/28

Sunday: Toronto +180. - 5/27

Saturday: Passed. - 5/26

Friday: We like the Blue Jays at +119. If you’re looking for more action, the Braves are a bit chalky at -151 but it looks like a solid play. - 5/25

Thursday: Short card in MLB today so we’re passing. We were real tempted to take the Phillies but ran into a couple variables that we weren’t comfortable with, including the status of C Ruiz. - 5/24

Wednesday’s Selection: Miami Marlins -160. - 5/23

Tuesday Major League Baseball Pick: Mariners +132. - 5/22

Monday’s Play of the Day: Atlanta Braves -105. - 5/21

Sunday Interleague Action: Cleveland Indians -115. - 5/20

Saturday Interleague Picks: LAA -154. - 5/19

Friday MLB Predictions: Our top play today is the Cardinals/Dodgers UNDER 6.5 runs. We also like the Braves at +109. - 5/18

Thursday’s MLB Play of the Day: Milwaukee Brewers -136. - 5/17

Wednesday’s MLB Predictions: San Diego Padres +100 and Chicago White Sox +112. - 5/16

Tuesday MLB Plays: NY Mets +120 ***3 UNIT BEST BET ALERT!*** - 5/15

Monday MLB Picks: Minnesota Twins +112. - 5/14

Sunday: Passing. - 5/13

Saturday Plays: Arizona Diamondbacks +100 and Detroit Tigers -133. - 5/12

Friday Baseball Picks: We found value in quite a few games today. Our top picks are the Bluejays/Twins UNDER 9 runs and Indians at +109. We also like the Pirates at -131, Mets +116 and Mariners +126. - 5/11

Thursday Small Ball Plays: Indians/Red Sox OVER 9 runs. - 5/10

Wednesday MLB Bet Recommendation: Pittsburgh Pirates -118. - 5/9

Chalky Tuesday Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers at -195. - 5/8

Monday: Some unexpected stuff came up today and we weren’t able to properly process today’s baseball info, so we’re passing. - 5/7

Sunday MLB Selection: Arizona Diamondbacks -107. - 5/6

Saturday MLB Plays: Pittsburgh Pirates -108. - 5/5

Friday Major League Baseball Picks: Our top play for tonight is the Blue Jays at +114. We also like the Atl/COL OVER 10, Chicago White Sox -103 and the Yankees at -165. - 5/4

Thursday MLB Plays: Cleveland Indians +111 and Miami Marlins -113 (Marlins play added at 1:10PM EST). - 5/3

Wednesday MLB Plays: (In order of how much we like them) Braves +103, Sea/TB OVER 7.5 and Arizona +114. - 5/2

Tuesday MLB Play of the Day: Los Angeles Angels -162. - 5/1

Monday Baseball Wagers: TB Rays -132. - 4/30

Sunday MLB Bets: Brewers +102 and Twins +106. - 4/29

Saturday Baseball Action: A’s +116 and Dodgers +106. - 4/28

Friday MLB Plays: Arizona/Miami UNDER 7.5 runs. - 4/27

Thursday MLB Selections: Padres +100. - 4/26

Wednesday MLB Notes: Toronto Closer Sergio Santos will miss approx.
a month with shoulder inflammation. Experienced CL Francisco Cordero will
now finish games for the team. The Oakland A’s have recalled P Jarrod Parker.
He’s a decent young prospect and probably worth picking up on your fantasy
team as he pitches in a huge ballpark. - 4/25

Wednesday MLB Plays: Toronto Bluejays -110. - 4/25

Tuesday Baseball Selections: Detroit Tigers -180. - 4/24

Monday Baseball Picks: New York Mets (Game 1) +145. - 4/23

Sunday MLB: Atlanta/Arizona UNDER 9. - 4/22

Saturday MLB Picks: Phillies -143, Rangers (game 2) +141, Reds -126. - 4/21

Friday Small Ball Plays: Orioles/Angels OVER 9.5 runs. - 4/20

Thursday MLB Plays: Atlanta Braves -125. - 4/19

Wednesday Major League Baseball Picks: Seattle Mariners -125. - 4/18

Tuesday’s Play: Chicago Cubs +156. - 4/17

Monday Pick: Orioles/White Sox OVER 8.5. - 4/16

Sunday Play: Mets/Phillies OVER 7 ***3 UNIT BEST BET ALERT***. - 4/15

Thursday/Friday: Our MLB capper has the flu. We’re passing today. - 4/12 and 4/13

Wednesday MLB Picks: Los Angeles Angels -172. - 4/11

Tuesday MLB Picks: Tampa Bay Rays +110, Nats/Mets UNDER 8 and Red Sox -120. - 4/10

Monday MLB Plays: Chicago White Sox +102, Oakland A’s -114 and Milwaukee Brewers -136. - 4/9

Sunday Baseball Pick: SF Giants -134. - 4/8

Saturday MLB Play: Detroit Tigers -108. - 4/7

Friday MLB Pick: Los Angeles Angels -210. Sorry for the chalky pick, but almost every single Angels hitter has killed Chen over the course of his career. - 4/6

Opening Day MLB Picks: Washington Nationals -145. - 4/5

End of an Era? Vlad Guerrero is failing to garner interest from any MLB teams. Word has it that he may play in Japan in 2012. - 3/19

—> See our right menu for Badger’s 2012 World Series predictions. He’ll also be writing pieces on how he thinks the AL and NL will play out.

Retirement Announcement: Mariners IF Carlos Guillen has announced that he’s retiring. The 36 year old compiled a solid .285 batting average over his 14 year career. - 3/6

Nats Extend 3B: Washington has extended the contract of heavy hitting 3B Ryan Zimmerman for 6 years. The deal includes a 7th year option which would lock him up through the 2020 season. - 2/27

Hall of Famer Dies: Hall of Fame Catcher Gary Carter died today of brain cancer. “The Kid” as most called him, was a hell of a catcher and he could hit a bit too as he had 324 homers over his 19 year career. Rest in peace man. - 2/16

Giants Extend Lincecum: SF has given the nasty right hander a 2 year deal worth 40.5m. - 1/25

Tigers Add BIG Bat: The Detroit Tigers and power-hitting 1B Prince Fielder are expected to come to terms on a 9 year deal. - 1/24

Contract Extended: MLB has extended the contract of Commissioner Bud Selig 2 years that will keep hin in the position through 2014. - 1/12