Logan Miller - RHP for the Giants throwing a pitch to home plater

Saturday Free Pick – Dodgers vs Giants

17 June, 2023

On Saturday, the San Francisco Giants (36-32) will play host to the Los Angeles Dodgers (38-30) at Dodger Stadium. Logan Webb and Bobby Miller are anticipated to make their debuts as starters.

San Francisco is hitting .422 and has walked 233 times while striking out 663 times. Over the course of the season, they have collected 321 RBIs in addition to 591 base hits, and their batting average is.253. Together, the Giants have hit 121 doubles and sent 87 balls over the fence. They have an on-base percentage of.328 and 325 runs. The San Francisco Giants rank ninth in the league with 4.8 runs scored per game as a team.

Their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26 and a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.17. Pitchers for the Giants have allowed 298 runs overall and 72 home runs, which ranks 13th in MLB. San Francisco has given up 264 earned runs and 571 hits (8.5 per 9 innings). The Giants’ staff has faced 602 hitters and has a 3.93 earned run average for the season, ranking them ninth in MLB. They have struck out 190 batters this season, and their FIP as a team is 3.94.

The Giants’ relievers have entered the game in 66 save situations and had a 77.4% save percentage. Over the course of the season, the relief pitchers have inherited 95 base runners, and 26.3% of them have reached home plate. The Giants’ relief pitchers have entered games 62 times with runners on base for the opposition in addition to 64 high-leverage appearances. This year, the Giants have used 208 relief pitchers. The relievers have 33 holds overall, which ranks 23rd in baseball. They have recorded 24 saves for the season while missing 7 of their other 31 save opportunities.

At this point in the season, the Seattle Mariners have earned 1,814 putouts, along with 669 assists and 50 mistakes. They are currently ranked 29th in MLB for fielding percentage (.980), and they have turned 64 double plays. In their 5,442 innings, the Giants have converted 68.0% of balls in play into outs, which places them 24th in professional baseball.

Throughout his pitching career, Webb has thrown 526 innings and recorded 495 strikeouts. He has a 3.42 earned run average, 200 earned runs allowed, and a 1.196 WHIP. He has 140 free passes and has given up 489 base hits (8.4 hits per nine innings). In the majors, Webb (career win-loss record of 36-25) has faced 2,164 opposition hitters and recorded a FIP of 3.25.

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This season, the Los Angeles Dodgers are responsible for the team’s.242 batting average and.329 on-base percentage. They have 552 base hits and 598 strikeouts, which ranks 13th in the league. Los Angeles has 363 RBIs in addition to 115 home runs so far this season. The Dodgers rank third in MLB in terms of runs scored per game with 5.53 and a team SLG% of.457. They have scored 376 runs, gotten free bases 285 times, and hit 123 two-baggers.

The Dodgers currently have a team WHIP of 1.265 and a collective FIP of 4.28 for the year. Their 5.74 strikeouts per 190 bases on balls ratio is 8.60. With 567 total hits allowed, they are presently ranked 17th in baseball as a staff. They have allowed 84 home runs and rank 18th in MLB in runs allowed per nine innings (4.72). The Los Angeles pitching staff has allowed 314 runs this season while sporting a 4.50 team ERA (299 earned runs allowed).

Los Angeles’ bullpen relievers entered the game on 22 occasions for save opportunities, and they came away with 15 saves. They have sent 237 bullpen pitchers onto the field this season and are presently placed 8th in the league with a save percentage of 68.2%. Their relief pitchers have entered the game 66 times with runners on base and 62 times in high leverage situations. Out of 105 inherited runners, Los Angeles relievers have a 28.6% inherited score percentage. The Dodgers currently have 56 save opportunities and have 34 holds in addition to 7 missed saves.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have accounted for 50 double plays and had the eighth-best fielding percentage in professional baseball (.988). The Dodgers have 1,796 putouts overall this season, 585 assists, 30 errors, and a total of 30 assists. The Dodgers currently rank 10th in MLB for defensive efficiency with a mark of 69.7% over 5,388 innings played.

Miller has tossed 23 innings in the MLB, giving up 12 hits and recording 23 strikeouts. Miller (3-0 record in career) has a 0.78 ERA and allows 4.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a WHIP of 0.826, a FIP of 2.2, and a total earned run total of 2. He has faced 87 hitters during his MLB career, and his K/BB ratio is 3.29.

Which team will prevail on the moneyline in tonight’s MLB game?

Take the Los Angeles Dodgers

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