Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Saturday

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The MLB Network and FOX combine for a national televised doubleheader of regional coverage from Major League Baseball on Saturday afternoon and night. The action begins on FOX at 4PM Eastern Time with game two of the doubleheader televised by MLB Network at 8PM Eastern Time.

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On FOX at 4PM Eastern Time the majority of the country will get an American League East showdown as the Boston Red Sox faces the New York Yankees in game two of their series. The scheduled starters will be Jon Lester on the hill for the Red Sox as he will oppose C.C. Sabathia for the Yankees. Lester has been crushed by allowing 17 earned runs in his past two starts working jut 8 innings. He has not got past the fifth inning in his past three appearances. C.C. has allowed four earned runs total over his past three starts.

Others at 4PM Eastern Time will receive an NL Western divisional contest as the San Francisco Giants and LA Dodgers meet in game two of their weekend set. Chad Billingsley will get the start for LA and he goes head to head with the veteran Barry Zito for San Francisco. Billingsley broke a five game losing streak on Monday against the Cardinals.

The nightcap on the MLB Network at 8PM Eastern Time will feature an American League encounter as the Chicago White Sox will face the Texas Rangers. Phil Humber is on the mound for Chicago and Matt Harrison will go for the Rangers. Humber has an ERA over six on the year. He gave up six earned runs and four homers on Sunday in a loss to Detroit. Harrison has allowed two earned runs or less in seven of his past eight starts.

Viewers in the Chicago and Texas markets will get an NL game at 8PM Eastern Time as the Cincinnati Reds visit the Colorado Rockies. Johnny Cueto takes the hill for the Reds and he faces Christian Friedrich for the Rockies. Friedrich has not been good for Colorado as he carries an ERA of nearly six. Team record in Friedrich’s past nine starts is 1-8. Cueto is sharp as the righty has allowed just one earned run in his past two starts working 13 innings.

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