MLB Daily Market Wrap Up

Dan FabrizioSenior Analyst IAugust 4, 2008

 

Moving Today's Market

The movement of today's market has seen some lopsided games. At least 75 percent of the money is going towards one team in seven of the 11 scheduled games. The seven games include Brewers' Manny Parra (9-4, 3.93 ERA) against the Reds, Cubs' Ryan Dempster (12-4, 2.90 ERA) against the Astros, Rockies' Aaron Cook (14-6, 3,53 ERA) versus the Nationals, Blue Jays' Roy Halladay (12-8, 2.85 ERA) against the Athletics, Angels' Joe Saunders (14-5, 3.09 ERA) against the Orioles, Twins' Glen Perkins (8-3, 4.20 ERA) versus the Mariners and D-backs' Dan Haren (11-5, 2.62 ERA) against the Pirates. The majority of these games have playoff implications and involve a contender against a non-contender.

Key Injury Updates

PlayerTeamInjuryStatusComments
Carl CrawfordRaysHamstringOut Monday 
Adam JonesOriolesFootDoubtful Monday 
Mariano RiveraYankeesBackQues Monday 
Derrek LeeCubsRestQues Monday 

 

Key Market Moves

Cincinnati Reds opened at +106 and moved to +118 against the Brewers. The Blue Jays started as -191 favorites and moved to -201 against the Orioles. There were Smart Money bets triggered for play on the Orioles at CRIS and TradeSports.

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Tomorrow's Market Movers

Rich Harden starts for the Cubs in a matinee against the Astros and Dodgers/Cardinals begin a three-game series in St. Louis