Yankees try to keep win streak alive against the Blue Jays

Sun, Jun 19, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Yankees try to keep win streak alive against the Blue Jays

New York Yankees (49-16, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (37-28, second in the AL East)

Toronto; Sunday, 1:37 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Luis Severino (4-1, 2.80 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 71 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (2-3, 4.80 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -157, Blue Jays +135; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will try to keep their nine-game win streak going when they visit the Toronto Blue Jays.

Toronto has a 20-14 record in home games and a 37-28 record overall. Blue Jays hitters are batting a collective .255, which ranks second in the AL.

New York has a 49-16 record overall and a 20-9 record on the road. The Yankees have the best team on-base percentage in the AL at .325.

The teams meet Sunday for the 12th time this season. The Yankees lead the season series 8-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. ranks third on the Blue Jays with 24 extra base hits (eight doubles and 16 home runs). Teoscar Hernandez is 12-for-37 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with a .306 batting average, and has 10 doubles, 25 home runs, 32 walks and 49 RBI. Anthony Rizzo is 11-for-37 with three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

  • LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 4-6, .292 batting average, 4.85 ERA, outscored by two runs

    Yankees: 9-1, .251 batting average, 2.61 ERA, outscored opponents by 36 runs

    INJURIES: Blue Jays: Trevor Richards: 15-Day IL (neck), Julian Merryweather: 15-Day IL (side), Andrew Vasquez: 15-Day IL (ankle), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (finger), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tayler Saucedo: 10-Day IL (hip)

    Yankees: Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (right shoulder), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (achilles), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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