On Tuesday, the Toronto Blue Jays (15-8) will face the New York Yankees (16-6) at Rogers Centre. The Yankees are favoured by +115, while the Blue Jays are favoured by -135.
The Yankees have hit 33 two-baggers and 31 balls out of the park as a team. New York has a.425 on-base percentage and has struck out 186 times while earning 78 walks. The New York Yankees are averaging 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them third in MLB. They have a team batting average of.249. They have 99 RBIs and 181 base hits on the season. They’ve driven in 106 runs and have a team on-base percentage of.327.
Over the course of the season, the Yankees have sent 85 bullpen pitchers to the mound. On the season, the relievers have inherited 48 runners, with 20.8 percent of them reaching first base. They have 9 saves on the season and have blown 3 of their 12 save opportunities. The Yankees’ relievers have a save percentage of 75.0 percent, and they’ve pitched in 36 save situations. This season, the bullpen has a total of 23 holds (1st in baseball). The Yankees’ relief pitchers have entered the game 30 times with runners on base and 34 times in high-leverage situations.
This season, the New York Yankees had 596 putouts, 212 assists, and 6 mistakes to their credit. They’ve accumulated 13 double plays and have a fielding percentage of.993, which ranks them first in professional baseball. In their 1,788 innings on the field, the Yankees have converted 71.1 percent of balls in play into outs, which ranks them 12th in MLB.
So far this season, Toronto has a total of 31 home runs and 91 runs batted in. They’ve hit 34 two-baggers, gotten 58 free bases, and scored 92 runs. So far this season, the Toronto Blue Jays have a team on-base percentage of.304 and a team batting average of.243. The Blue Jays have a.410 slugging percentage and are averaging 4.00 runs per game (17th in MLB). They’ve struck out 191 times, which ranks them 15th in MLB, and have 186 hits.
Over the course of the season, the Blue Jays have a WHIP of 1.209 and a FIP of 3.40. They have a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.28. (197 strikeouts against 60 bases on balls). With 188 total hits surrendered, they rank 27th in MLB as a pitching staff. They’ve given up 20 home runs and 3.99 runs per nine innings (13th in baseball). This season, Toronto’s pitching staff has given up 91 runs and has a 3.69 ERA (84 earned runs given up).
The Blue Jays have 19 holds and 5 blown saves out of 37 save opportunities. In 17 save opportunities, Toronto has called on relievers to pitch, and they have come away with 12 saves. Their relievers have entered the game 39 times in high-pressure situations and 21 times with runners on base. The Toronto relievers have a 31.3 percent inherited score percentage out of 32 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 16th in MLB with a save percentage of 70.6 percent and have sent 90 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season.
The Blue Jays had a defensive efficiency of 69.4 percent in 1,848 innings on the diamond (20th in the majors). The Toronto Blue Jays have 15 double plays this season and have a fielding percentage of.987 (12th in MLB). During this season, the Blue Jays have accumulated 192 assists, 11 errors, and 616 putouts.
Pick: Take New York (+115)