Big Al Mcmordie MLB Totals07/06/2010
Offense has been down a bit the last few seasons in major league baseball. There are many theories about this, from teams shoring up the relief staff as many games are decided in the 6th, 7th and 8th innings, to the decrease in steroids. Another factor that’s always worth considering is the ballpark. It’s no secret that the dimensions of parks play a role not only in how a team plays but in how a team is constructed.
When wagering on baseball totals (we are 68-47 on our MLB Totals thus far), it’s important to look at the park, the defense and the pitching staffs — both starting and relief pitching. Current teams with large, pitcher-friendly parks are Safeco in Seattle, Dodger Stadium in LA, Comerica in Detroit, Petco in San Diego and the Oakland Coliseum.
-To be Continued…