On Friday, the New York Yankees will play the Cleveland Guardians at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees are 7-5 and the Guardians are 6-5.
If you look at the stats for Cleveland, they have a.433 slugging percentage; they have hit out 88 times and walked 37 times. At this point this season, they have 61 RBIs and 105 base hits, which means that the team is hitting at an average of.272. Twenty two-baggers have been hit by the Guardians so far this season. They have also hit 10 home runs as a team. Their on-base percentage is.343. They’ve scored 62 runs and have a.343 on-base percentage. The Cleveland Guardians score 5.6 runs per game as a team, which makes them the league’s best.
With runners on the field 12 times and 18 chances to make a big play, relief pitchers for the Guardians are having a lot of success. Over the course of the season, the bullpen has had four saves (24th in the league). The relief pitchers for the Guardians have a save percentage of 50.0 percent and have pitched in six save situations. They have also pitched in three games. They have one save this season and haven’t made one of two chances. So far this season, bullpen pitchers have given up 15 base runners, and 26.7 percent of them have scored. As a team, the Guardians have sent 43 relievers to the mound this season.
At this point this season, the Cleveland Guardians have put out 294 balls. They have also assisted with 91 other balls and made five mistakes. This ranks them 14th in the major leagues, and they have 7 double plays. This is how the Guardians have done in their 882 innings on the field: They’ve made 75.2 percent of balls in play into outs, which puts them second in the league.
They had an OBP of.306 and a batting average of.221. The New York Yankees did well this year, though. They have thrown out 112 times, which puts them 10th in the MLB. They have 87 hits. This season, New York has hit 11 long balls and scored 35 runs. Because of how well the Yankees hit, they have an average of 3.25 runs per game and a team batting average of.350 (25th in baseball). When they play, they have 18 doubles and 43 free bases. They also have 39 runs.
They’ve given up 34 runs so far this season, and their team ERA is 2.53. (31 earned runs relinquished). For the last nine innings, they’ve given up eight home runs and 2.78 runs per nine innings (4th in baseball). Team WHIP is 1.180, and FIP is 3.25. K/BB is 2.61 for this team (120 strikeouts vs 46 bases on balls). With 84 hits given up by their staff, they are eighth in MLB.
In 7 chances for saves, New York has used bullpen pitchers to take the mound, and they have made 5 saves. At 71.4 percent, they are 17th in MLB. They have sent 54 bullpen pitchers to the field this season. In this game, their bullpen pitchers have come in 27 times when the game is very important, and 21 times when there are runners on base. With 34 inherited base runners, New York relievers have a 14.7 percent chance of scoring when they get a chance to help the team out. With 22 chances to save, the Yankees have 14 holds and two failed saves to their name.
New York has a defensive efficiency of 72.0 percent in their 996 innings of play so far (9th in MLB). The New York Yankees have made 8 double plays and have a fielding percentage of.991, which is good (7th in MLB). They had 115 assists, four errors, and 332 putouts during this season.
Pick: Take Cleveland