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St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Guardians Friday Free Pick

26 May, 2023

With a slugging percentage of.442, St. Louis has been rung up 422 times and walked 185 times. This season, they have collected 462 base hits, 253 runs batted in, and a.262 team batting average. The Cardinals have totaled 91 home runs and 72 balls that have left the ballpark. They have amassed 261 runs scored and a.335 on-base percentage. The St. Louis Cardinals are eighth in MLB with 5.1 runs scored per game as a team.

The Cardinals’ staff has fanned 439 hitters this season, ranking them 21st in the league with a team earned run average of 4.46. The Cardinals’ pitching staff has given up 248 runs overall and 56 long balls, ranking 24th in baseball. Their pitching staff has walked 185 opposing players this season, and as a whole, their FIP is 4.30. St. Louis has given up 223 earned runs and 472 base hits (9.4 per 9 innings). Their pitching staff has a WHIP of 1.46 and has achieved a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.37.

The Cardinals’ relief pitchers have entered the game in 44 save situations and had a 47.6% save percentage. In the 100 base runners that the bullpen pitchers have inherited this season, 31.0% of them have scored a run for their side. The Cardinals’ pitchers have come into the game 61 times with runners on base and 55 times in high-leverage situations. For the year, the Cardinals have sent 158 relievers to the mound. This season, the relievers have collected 23 holds, ranking 25th in the league. They have made 10 saves so far this campaign but have missed 11 of their last 21 chances.

In their 4,050 innings, the Cardinals have turned 66.4% of balls in play into outs, ranking 29th in the majors. This season, the St. Louis Cardinals have recorded 1,350 putouts, 485 assists, and 21 errors. They presently have a fielding percentage of.989, which ranks 7th in MLB, and have turned 50 double plays.

Liberatore (3-2 career record) has faced 188 hitters in the major leagues and has a 4.78 FIP. 46 base hits (10.2 hits per nine innings) and 22 walks were allowed by him. His WHIP is 1.672, and he has an earned run average of 5.53 (25 earned runs allowed). Throughout his MLB career, Liberatore has tossed 40 innings and struck out 35 batters altogether.

Cleveland has 155 RBIs and 30 home runs on the season. They have walked 158 times, taken doubles 77 times, and scored 169 runs. This season, the Cleveland Guardians have posted an on-base percentage of.297 and a batting average of.225. The Guardians’ team slugging percentage is.340, and they rank 30th in MLB in scoring with 3.45 runs per game. They have 363 hits and 351 strikeouts, which ranks 29th in the league.

The Cleveland pitching staff has a collective ERA of 3.86 (188 earned runs allowed) despite surrendering 208 runs so far this season. They’ve given up 50 long balls, and their 4.27 runs per nine innings ranks them 10th in MLB. The Guardians’ team FIP now stands at 4.07 and they have a team WHIP of 1.264 so far this season. With 371 strikeouts and 132 walks, they have a strikeout to walk ratio of 7.60. With 422, they rank as the league’s 21st-best pitching staff in terms of total hits allowed.

Cleveland has had 31 chances to save a game, and they have 19 saves thanks to bullpen pitchers. With a save percentage of 61.3%, they are ranked 17th in baseball. This season, they have used 153 bullpen pitchers. 42 times with runners on base and 66 times in high leverage situations have their bullpen pitchers taken the mound for them. Out of the 53 inherited runners, Cleveland’s relievers had an inherited scoring rate of 24.5%. The Guardians have accumulated 25 holds and 12 missed saves out of 56 save situations.

The Cleveland Guardians have turned 33 double plays and rank 19th in professional baseball with a fielding percentage of.985. The Guardians have 1,316 putouts overall for the season, 461 assists, 27 errors, and 1,077 total putouts. The Guardians now rank 14th in professional baseball with a defensive efficiency of 69.6% throughout their 3,948 innings played on the field.

In 28 innings throughout the course of his MLB career, Bibee has collected 25 Ks while giving up 26 hits. Bibee (career win-loss record of 1-1) has a 3.18 ERA and allows 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has a WHIP of 1.200, a FIP of 3.0, and a total of 10 earned runs allowed. In his professional baseball career, he has faced 115 opposing batters and has a 3.13 K/BB ratio.

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

Pick: Go with Cleveland (+100)

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