Rays bring 3-game losing streak into matchup with the Yankees

Tue, Jul 9, 2024
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Rays bring 3-game losing streak into matchup with the Yankees

New York Yankees (55-37, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (44-46, fourth in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 6:50 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Carlos Rodon (9-6, 4.45 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 100 strikeouts); Rays: Ryan Pepiot (4-5, 4.40 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Yankees -125, Rays +105; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays will try to stop their three-game slide when they take on the New York Yankees.

Tampa Bay has gone 23-25 in home games and 44-46 overall. The Rays are 29-6 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

New York has gone 30-18 on the road and 55-37 overall. The Yankees have hit 131 total home runs to rank second in the AL.

The teams square off Tuesday for the seventh time this season. The Yankees lead the season series 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaac Paredes has 17 doubles, a triple and 14 home runs while hitting .266 for the Rays. Brandon Lowe is 8-for-32 with two doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

Aaron Judge has 23 doubles, a triple and 32 home runs while hitting .308 for the Yankees. Ben Rice is 9-for-36 with three doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 4-6, .215 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

Yankees: 3-7, .240 batting average, 5.16 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

INJURIES: Rays: Richard Lovelady: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jacob Waguespack: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jeffrey Springs: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Rasmussen: 60-Day IL (elbow), Shane McClanahan: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Yankees: Gleyber Torres: day-to-day (groin), Nick Burdi: 60-Day IL (hip), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Anthony Rizzo: 60-Day IL (wrist), Clarke Schmidt: 60-Day IL (lat), Cody Poteet: 15-Day IL (tricep), Ian Hamilton: 15-Day IL (lat), Jon Berti: 60-Day IL (calf), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-Day IL (elbow), JT Brubaker: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lou Trivino: 60-Day IL (elbow), Scott Effross: 60-Day IL (back)

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