St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Prediction 6-20-17
Mike Leake gets his 14th start of the season tonight versus the Philadelphia Phillies. And he comes into this game on a four-game losing streak. In his last outing versus the Milwaukee Brewers, Leake went six innings giving up six runs and dropping his record to 5-6 this season.
However, Leake is still having an outstanding season supporting a solid 3.15 ERA and a strong 1.09 ERA through 87 innings of work. Leake comes into this game on a losing streak, and this streak may continue considering the Phillies have had his number throughout his career.
In 10 starts versus Philly, he’s 3-3 with a high 5.40 ERA.
For the Phillies, it will be Jeremy Hellickson on the mound this evening. His last start versus the Red Sox he allowed six runs through 5 innings of work. And now holds a 5-5 record this season and a 5.86 ERA with a 1.32 WHIP through 79 innings.
In Hellickson’s career versus St Louis, he is 2-2 with a 4.91 ERA through four starts. His last start against the Cardinals was ten days ago holding them to just three runs.
St Louis Cardinals’ Bullpen Use
1 day: 4 pitchers, 50 pitches, 10 outs
3 days: 7 pitchers, 213 pitches, 38 outs
5 days: 8 pitchers, 339 pitches, 62 outs
Philadelphia Phillies’ Bullpen Use
1 day: 4 pitchers, 80 pitches, 12 outs
3 days: 8 pitchers, 193 pitches, 30 outs
5 days: 8 pitchers, 269 pitches, 48 outs
St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Pick 6-20-17
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