Toronto Blue Jays (23-23, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (28-19, third in the AL East)
New York; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Steven Matz (5-2, 4.69 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 50 strikeouts) Yankees: Corey Kluber (4-2, 2.86 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 50 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -174, Blue Jays +150; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto enters the game as losers of their last six games.
The Yankees are 11-14 against the rest of their division. New York’s team on-base percentage of .318 is fourth in the American League. Aaron Judge leads the team with an OBP of .401.
The Blue Jays are 8-10 against teams from the AL East. Toronto ranks fifth in the MLB in hitting with a .252 batting average, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with an average of .333.
The Blue Jays won the last meeting 5-4. Rafael Dolis earned his first victory and Bo Bichette went 3-for-5 with two home runs and two RBIs for Toronto. Chad Green registered his second loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Judge leads the Yankees with 17 extra base hits and is batting .301.
Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 56 hits and is batting .333.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 8-2, .272 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Blue Jays: 3-7, .284 batting average, 4.83 ERA, outscored by seven runs
INJURIES: Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (right elbow), Darren O’Day: (right rotator cuff), Zack Britton: (elbow), Ryan LaMarre: (hamstring), Aaron Hicks: (left wrist), Giancarlo Stanton: (quad).
Blue Jays: Kirby Yates: (tommy john surgery), David Phelps: (right lat), Patrick Murphy: (shoulder), Tommy Milone: (undisclosed), Julian Merryweather: (left oblique), Tom Hatch: (elbow), Ryan Borucki: (forearm), George Springer: (quad), Cavan Biggio: (spine), Alejandro Kirk: (left hip flexor).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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