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July 18, 2019
By StatementGames Team


Today history will be made when the Los Angeles Dodgers battle the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st MLB game to be broadcast exclusively on YouTube.

The game will air live from Citizens Bank Park at 12:35 PM EST and is the finale of a four-game series.  It is the first of 13 games that will be live streamed exclusively on YouTube over the remainder of the 2019 MLB season.  Viewers can find this game free of charge on MLB’s official YouTube page.

YOUTUBE: LAD Vs PHI Thursday Afternoon Baseball – The Breakdown

Los Angeles Dodgers (64-34)

Away (27-22)
Last 10: 5-5
Key Note = 64 Wins it the most in Baseball and the team has a commanding 14 Game lead in NL West

Philadelphia Phillies (49-47)

Home (29-21)
Last 10: 4-6
Key Note = Currently sit in 3rd Place in NL East 8.5 Games back of Division lead & 0.5 Games Back of Wild Card Spot

Ross Stripling (4-3, 3.65 ERA, 1.23 WHIP) Vs Aaron Nola (8-2, 3.63 ERA, 1.31 WHIP)

YOUTUBE: LAD Vs PHI Thursday Afternoon Baseball – Hot Take

In a matchup of 2018 All-Stars, both Ross Stripling & Aaron Nola were 2018 All-Stars.  Stripling has appeared in 24 games for the LAD, including 10 as a starter, posting a 3.65 ERA with a 1.23 WHIP and 69 strikeouts in 66 2/3 innings overall. Nola has rediscovered the 2018 form that helped him finish third in the NL Cy Young Award voting last year. In his past five outings, he has yielded 5 runs (3 earned) while fanning 43 batters in 35 2/3 frames (0.76 ERA).

Cody Bellinger is a NL MVP candidate who has hit .336/.431/.702 with an MLB-leading 34 homers for the Dodgers this season.  Philadelphia’s money man Bryce Harper is producing.  He has 17 home runs with an .845 OPS in his first season after signing a mega 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies.

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(www.statementgames.com offers a new form of fantasy Baseball!  FREE to join.  Play contests that consists of 8-12 contestants.  Make 10 prop-picks and rank them from 10 Through 1.  Earn points for correct selections.  Contestant with the most points at the end of LAD Vs PHI GAME WINS.  Coins awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd.  Build up your account balance and exchange your credits for REWARDS.)

10 PT Pick = Nola OVER 6.1 Innings Pitched
Philadelphia Phillies Pen needs the help.  Been used a bunch coming out of the All-Star Break and Nola needs to give them close to 7 strong innings.

9 PT Pick = Bryce Harper UNDER 0.5 EXTRA BASE HITS
Every once in a while you just have to play a hunch… gut feeling that Harper does not get it done today.

8 PT Pick = Nola OVER 7.5 K’s
43 batters in 35 2/3 frames… that is about 1.2 batter per inning.  If we are banking that he goes 7 then 7 X 1.2 = 8.4 batters.


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