The Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds meet up for a three-game series this weekend at the Great American Ball Park

Toronto Blue Jays at Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds lead the National League by scoring 4.9 runs per game

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The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs are set to open a three-game Interleague series Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field

New York Yankees at Chicago Cubs

The New York Yankees have a Major League-best 18-3 daytime record

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The Braves look to remain red-hot and complete the interleague sweep, but the road underdog has an ace up its sleeve.

Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Detroit was in control of Saturday’s contest against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, but one pitch in the seventh inning changed that in a hurry.  Relief pitcher Joel Zumaya gave up two walks in the inning before Braves 3B Chipper Jones sent a fastball into the right-center field bleachers to give the home team a 4-3 victory.  The Tigers are now 10-7 in interleague play (+280) and 1-4 on its current road trip that has sent them to New York (1-2) and Atlanta (0-2).  First baseman Miguel Cabrera was the lone bright spot in the defeat, hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning to tie Toronto’s Jose Bautista for the MLB-lead (20).  He came into the game hitting .356 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI on the road this season.

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The Dodgers are in desperate need of a victory against an AL opponent, with manager Joe Torre facing the Yankees in front of a national audience.

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Dodgers

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Mets 3B David Wright looks to continue terrorizing American League pitchers in Game 2 of this interleague series.

Minnesota Twins at New York Mets

Minnesota has now lost four straight games for the first time this season, but manager Ron Gardenhire is not one to panic, “These guys are feeling it a bit right now, they’re disappointed.  It’s a long season and we’ve got to keep grinding.”  The Twins are 2-5 on its current road trip and have gone 8-17 in their last 25 games away from Target Field.  The starting rotation has struggled on the road, posting a 17-20 record and 5.49 ERA compared to a 23-13 mark and 3.37 ERA at home.  The Twins face former teammate Johan Santana this afternoon, as they were 3-0 with him on the mound versus the Mets during his tenure in Minnesota.  The club is a disappointing 7-9 in interleague action (-260), but has still posted the third-best all-time mark at 139-105 against the NL.

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The South Siders are the hottest team in baseball and look to finish off a 15-game interleague stretch in style.

Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox

Manager Lou Piniella’s team picked up a 3-2 road victory in 13 innings over the Seattle Mariners, in one of those games that may jumpstart the season.  “I’m hoping we’re going to put together a run,” outfielder Marlon Byrd said after the game.  The Cubs are now 7-8 during interleague play this year (-110) and are set to play the 13th game of a 15-game stretch against the American League this afternoon.  The pitching staff has tallied a 3.69 ERA this month, fifth-best in the National League, but the offense has failed to deliver.  Chicago has scored three or fewer runs in 12 games and two or fewer in eight contests this month.

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Tampa Bay looks to avoid being swept by the NL West-leading San Diego Padres.

San Diego Padres at Tampa Bay Rays – Day

San Diego hammered out three home runs in picking up a 5-4 road victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.  The victory moved the team’s record to 19-13 on the road (+1,060), giving them the top record in the National League away from home.  First baseman Adrian Gonzalez continued his red-hot month of June, as he ranks first in the National League in batting average in June (.428).  The rest of the league is starting to realize that the Padres are not a fluke this season, with the team recording a 75-54 record since August 1, 2009.  This series is the first for San Diego on artificial turf and it doesn’t seem to be bothering them with victories in the opening two games

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Two of the best interleague teams in all of baseball get set to square off in Game 2 of this series in front of a national audience.

Detroit Tigers at New York Mets

Detroit suffered a 14-6 blowout loss against the New York Mets in its first game of  nine-game road trip, after finishing a nine-game home stand with an 8-1 record.  “We made about as many bad pitches in one game as you could make,” Tigers manager Jim Leyland said.  The Tigers have dropped nine of their last 12 road games, as the pitching staff has produced a terrible 6.36 ERA over that span.   One member of the until that hasn’t been part of those troubles is closer Jose Valverde.  The Tigers will be in a solid position if he enters the game tonight, as he’s converted each of his last 16 save opportunities and tops all AL relievers with a 0.59 ERA.

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The Nationals seek a three-game interleague sweep of the lowly Royals with their rookie phenom on the mound.

Kansas City Royals at Washington Nationals

Kansas City dropped its fifth game in a row on Tuesday night, falling 5-4 to the Washington Nationals in the nation’s capitol.  The current losing streak is the club’s longest under current manager Ned Yost.  The Royals are now 5-9 during interleague play this year, but are still 46-40 over the last five seasons against the National League.  OF Jose Guillen has been the lone bright spot during the team’s recent struggles, compiling a career-long 17-game hitting streak.  Being a big-sized road underdog of +225 to +250 is nothing new to the small town Royals, as the lines maker has placed them in this role for the fourth time already this season (2-1, +380).

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Arizona heads back home after a 1-5 road trip and now faces the first-place Yankees on national television.

New York Yankees at Arizona Diamondbacks

The New York Yankees captured the latest installment of the Subway series, picking up 4-0 home victory over the Mets behind a sterling performance by ace C.C. Sabathia.  1B Mark Teixeira provided all the offense, hitting his first grand slam as a member of the Yankees.  “I didn’t get all of it,” Teixeira said.  “I made sure I ran out of the box.”  New York leads the Majors with seven grand slams, including two hit earlier on this homestand by catcher Jorge Posada.  The club is now 7-5 (-220) against the National League this season and head out on the road hoping to improve upon its 18-16 mark on the road (-330).  The Yankees are just an even 3-3 on the year as a road favorite of -150 to -175 (-190).

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