Originally written on The Flagrant Fan  |  Last updated 11/9/14
When the scores started rolling in yesterday, it appeared yesterday's picks were going to go down in historic flames. One ace after another were getting whacked. First David Price, then R.A. Dickey, then Matt Cain and then Cole Hamels. Other than C.C. Sabathia, every ace picked yesterday got poked. But the picks rallied a bit to finish just south of .500. If the Marlins had not blown their save and their game in the ninth to the Mets, the day would have finished just north of .500. Even so, with the way the day started, finishing where it did was acceptable. There are eleven games on the schedule today and seven teams play their home openers--which is not anything like can openers. Here are Monday's picks: The Red Sox over the Orioles: Don't look now, but the Red Sox look like the best team in the AL East coming out of the gate. They are hitting and pitching and look pretty tough to beat. And while I like Wei-Yin Chen as a pitcher, Clay Buchholz looks awesome so far and ...
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