On Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers (4-5) will play the New York Yankees (5-5). They will play at Comerica Park. -220: The Yankees are the favourite to win this game, while +188: The Tigers are the favourite to win.
There are 3.0 runs scored per game by the New York Yankees, which is 28th in baseball. This is how they’ve done: They’ve scored 30 runs and have an average of 311. It has been a good year for the Yankees. They have hit 15 doubles and thrown 10 balls out of the park. When they play this season, they have 28 runs and 75 hits, with an average of.229 and an on-base percentage of.229 for the team. If you look at the stats, New York has a batting average of.366. It has been thrown out 92 times and drawn 33 walks.
A 75% save rate is what the Yankees’ relievers are doing this season. They have pitched in 14 save chances. So far this season, the relievers have had to deal with 31 base runners, and 16.1% of them have scored a run for their team. After coming in with runners on base 20 times, Yankee bullpen pitchers have come in with high-stress situations 20 times. That means the Yankees have sent 45 relief pitchers to the mound this season, which is a lot. So far this season, the relievers have 9 holds (4th in MLB). Because they’ve had three chances to save the game this season, but one of them was lost.
It took the Yankees 834 innings, but in that time, they turned 72.8 percent of balls in play into outs, which put them in seventh place in the league. During the whole season, the Yankees have thrown out 278 balls. They also have 97 assists, and four errors. Eighth in baseball, they have a fielding percentage of.989, which is the eighth best in the league. They also have six double plays.
At the end of the season, Detroit has 6 home runs and 28 runs scored. Because they’ve hit 11 doubles and walked 32 times, they’ve scored 28 runs. They have a team OBP of.290 and a team batting average of.201 so far this season, and they have a lot of hits. There are 3.11 runs scored by the Tigers in each game. The Tigers have a team SLG percentage of.318 (26th in baseball). In baseball, they’ve been hit by pitches 81 times and have 57 hits. They’re 16th in the league with that many hits.
Team WHIP is 1.188, and team FIP is 3.42. They have 2.95 K/BB (56 strikeouts against 19 bases on balls). With 76 hits allowed, they are 22nd in the league as a pitcher. They have given up six home runs and 4.50 runs per nine innings so far this season (18th in the league). They have let in 40 runs this season, but their 3.71 ERA has kept them in the game (33 earned runs conceded).
With seven chances to make a save, the Tigers have held three and lost one. In four chances for a save, the Tigers have used relievers, who have made three saves. Their bullpen relievers have come into the game 13 times in high-stress situations, including 5 times when there were runners on the base. There were 7 inherited base runners for the Detroit relievers, and they scored 42.9 percent of the time. Their save percentage is 75.0 percent, which is 10th in the league. They have used 32 relief pitchers so far this season, which is good for 10th place in the league.
Their fielding percentage is.987. The Detroit Tigers have two double plays and have made.987 of their plays (13th in baseball). This season, the Tigers have 74 assists and four errors. They also have 240 putouts on the field. 71.3 percent of the time, the Tigers did a good job of protecting the ball in 720 innings (13th in the majors).
Pick: Take New York (-220)