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MLB  Friday 8/29/2014Line$ LineOU LineGame InfoScore
CINCINNATI at PITTSBURGH   @ 7:05 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
951:  CINCINNATI  M LEAKE )
 
952:  PITTSBURGH  E VOLQUEZ )
+1.5  -170

-1.5  +150
+125

-135

7.5un
 
PHILADELPHIA at NY METS   @ 7:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
953:  PHILADELPHIA  D BUCHANAN )
 
954:  NY METS  J DEGROM )
+1.5  -160

-1.5  +140
+135

-145

7un
 
MIAMI at ATLANTA   @ 7:35 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
955:  MIAMI  T KOEHLER )
 
956:  ATLANTA  E SANTANA )
+1.5  -135

-1.5  +115
+160

-170

7ev
 
CHICAGO CUBS at ST LOUIS   @ 8:15 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
957:  CHICAGO CUBS  K HENDRICKS )
 
958:  ST LOUIS  S MILLER )
+1.5  -170

-1.5  +150
+130

-140

7.5ov
 
COLORADO at ARIZONA   @ 9:40 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
959:  COLORADO  C BERGMAN )
 
960:  ARIZONA  J COLLMENTER )
+1.5  -170

-1.5  +150
+130

-140

8.5un
 
LA DODGERS at SAN DIEGO   @ 10:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
961:  LA DODGERS  D HAREN )
 
962:  SAN DIEGO  A CASHNER )
-1.5  +140

+1.5  -160
-105

-105

6.5ov
 
MILWAUKEE at SAN FRANCISCO   @ 10:15 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
963:  MILWAUKEE  W PERALTA )
 
964:  SAN FRANCISCO  R VOGELSONG )
+1.5  -210

-1.5  +175
+100

-110

7un
 
MINNESOTA at BALTIMORE   @ 7:05 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
965:  MINNESOTA  T MAY )
 
966:  BALTIMORE  M GONZALEZ )
+1.5  -130

-1.5  +110
+170

-180

8.5ov
 
NY YANKEES at TORONTO   @ 7:05 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
967:  NY YANKEES  C CAPUANO )
 
968:  TORONTO  M BUEHRLE )
+1.5  -200

-1.5  +170
+105

-115

8.5un
 
BOSTON at TAMPA BAY   @ 7:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
969:  BOSTON  A RANAUDO )
 
970:  TAMPA BAY  C ARCHER )
+1.5  -135

-1.5  +115
+165

-175

7.5un
 
DETROIT at CHI WHITE SOX   @ 8:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
971:  DETROIT  J VERLANDER )
 
972:  CHI WHITE SOX  S CARROLL )
-1.5  -105

+1.5  -115
-150

+140

9ev
 
CLEVELAND at KANSAS CITY   @ 8:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
973:  CLEVELAND  D SALAZAR )
 
974:  KANSAS CITY  J VARGAS )
+1.5  -160

-1.5  +140
+135

-145

7.5un
 
TEXAS at HOUSTON   @ 8:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
975:  TEXAS  S BAKER )
 
976:  HOUSTON  B OBERHOLTZER )
+1.5  -175

-1.5  +155
+120

-130

8.5un
 
OAKLAND at LA ANGELS   @ 10:05 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
977:  OAKLAND  J LESTER )
 
978:  LA ANGELS  J WEAVER )
-1.5  +135

+1.5  -155
-110

+100

7ov
 
WASHINGTON at SEATTLE   @ 10:10 PMPreview | FoxSheet | Recap |  
979:  WASHINGTON  J ZIMMERMANN )
 
980:  SEATTLE  F HERNANDEZ )
+1.5  -140

-1.5  +120
+155

-165

6un
 

While the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians both sit quite a ways back in their respective division races, they continue to keep pace in the highly competitive AL wild-card hunt.

The Orioles try to distance themselves from the Indians when these teams open a pivotal three-game set Monday at Progressive Field.

After dropping four of five to begin a nine-game trip, Baltimore salvaged Sunday's finale against the New York Yankees with a thrilling 7-3 victory. J.J. Hardy hit a go-ahead three-run homer and Adam Jones followed with a three-run shot of his own as the Orioles put together a seven-run seventh inning.

"Hopefully, it jump-starts us in September," said Hardy, whose team remains 8 1/2 games behind East-leading Boston.

Sunday's win, though, moved Baltimore (72-63) into third place in the wild-card standings, three games back of second-place Tampa Bay. The Indians (72-64), meanwhile, are in a fourth-place tie with New York, one-half game behind the Orioles.

Cleveland returns home after concluding a 1-5 trek with Sunday's 4-0 win over Detroit. Mike Aviles provided all the offense with a ninth-inning grand slam as the Indians climbed within 7 1/2 games of the Central-leading Tigers.

"We needed this game because we've had a tough road trip," said manager Terry Francona, whose team is 10-15 since Aug. 5. "We want to keep playing until they make us stop."

The Indians will look for their momentum to carry over against Orioles starter Bud Norris (3-1, 4.91 ERA), who is 3-0 in six starts since he was acquired from Houston on July 31. After giving up a season high-tying seven runs in 4 2-3 innings in a 9-7 win over Oakland on Aug. 23, Norris yielded one run and four hits in 5 1-3 innings of Wednesday's 4-3 loss at Boston.

"These guys scored some runs early to give me a little cushion, so my focus is putting up a zero on every scoreboard, every half inning," said Norris, who left with a 3-1 lead. "As long as I could go and, (manager) Buck (Showalter), he made the decision and I'm OK with it, handing the ball off to the bullpen. I feel confident doing that every time."

Norris, set to make his first appearance versus Cleveland, posted a 2.20 ERA in three road starts last month.

The Indians counter with Justin Masterson (14-9, 3.49), who has gone 1-0 with a 2.13 ERA in his last two outings despite walking nine in 12 2-3 innings. The All-Star right-hander yielded two runs in six innings of Wednesday's 3-2 walkoff loss at Atlanta.

"When our ace goes out and gives us strong innings, we've got to find a way to get a W," said Aviles, referring to Masterson.

Masterson had a 2.30 ERA in winning four consecutive starts versus the Orioles before surrendering six runs in 6 1-3 innings of a 6-3 loss at Baltimore on June 25. While Jones, Matt Wieters and Nick Markakis are a combined 13 for 68 (.191) versus Masterson, Alexi Casilla is 6 for his last 14 with two homers, a double and a triple in their matchups.

Hardy has hit safely in each of his 14 games in Cleveland, batting .310, but he's 2 for his last 9 against Masterson.

Orioles outfielder Michael Morse, acquired from Seattle on Friday, went 2 for 4 with a run in his team debut.