2 for Tuesday - 07-08-2008

Jul 8, 2008 7:05 PM

2 FOR TUESDAY Richard Saber...last wk: 1-2. ’08: 45-28 (61.6%)

INDIANS at TIGERS (J. Sowers vs J. Verlander)

This was supposed to be CC Sabathia’s start, but he’s now with Milwaukee. Tribe have lost eight straight entering this series. The Tigers are 4-1 in Justin Verlander’s last five starts. TIGERS.

RAYS at YANKEES (S. Kazmir vs S. Ponson)

Yanks are nine games behind Tampa Bay and need this series bad. NY is a -110 favorite with Sidney Ponson, due mostly to home field edge. YANKEES.


2 FOR TUESDAY Mark Mayer... last wk: 3-0. ’08: 41-30 (57.7%)

TWINS at RED SOX (N. Blackburn vs J. Lester)

Minnesota was 16-2 in its last 18 games heading to Boston, but 15 of those came at home. Boston is 31-10 at Fenway and lefty Jon Lester is 9-2 for his career at "The Green Monsta." RED SOX.

MARINERS at ATHLETICS (C. Silva vs J. Duchscherer)

It’s hard to say DUKE-SHER, but he’s allowed more than two earned runs in a game just once. The M’s are 6-12 with Carlos Silva. A’s...Bonus: BREWERS.