Monday's best MLB props come from a relatively quiet slate of nine evening games, and the biggest name taking the mound tonight is reigning Cy Young award winner Blake Snell. The Rays lefty has fallen off a cliff this season and faces an extremely tough test against the Yankees this evening. Meanwhile, we'll also dive in on Jays rookie Trent Thornton as he faces the Red Sox in Boston. We're coming off a 2-0 card in our last article, and our subscription picks have settled in at a 59% win rate on the year. Let's continue to print as we head into the second half of the season.
Rays LHP Blake Snell
Under 6.5 Ks (-110)Strikeouts are about the only thing that've gone right for Snell on the season. While his kRate in 2019 has hit a career peak of about 33%, unfortunately for him, his ERA is hitting new heights. A nice strikeout rate is great, but it doesn't matter much if you're getting shelled and chased from games on a regular basis. After a decent start to the year, the reigning Cy Young winner has fallen apart in seven starts since the beginning of June:
- Averaging 4.0 innings pitched per start
- ERA of 8.26
- Opponents slugging .513 and getting on base at a .388 clip
- 5.5 strikeouts per start
Jays RHP Trent Thornton
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