Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia (2-7) vs. Mike Montgomery (0-0)
The Seattle Mariners host The New York Yankees at Safeco Field on Tuesday. CC Sabathia is the probable starter for the Yankees and he'll face Mike Montgomery of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -106 and Seattle at -104. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Yankees have a 25-23 over/under record and a 26-25 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Mariners are 19-31 against the run line and have a 21-28 over/under record. They cover the spread 38% of the time.
The Yankees show up with a 26-25 record, including 14-15 on the road. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia holds a 2-7 record with an earned run average of 5.67 and a WHIP of 1.43. The Yankees are 3-7 over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 74 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 5-5 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.10 and they've given up 121 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 180 and walked 67 batters this season while opposing teams hit .198 against them. New York has a team average of 8.65 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.38 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.86, they are 14th in the league.
New York is batting .245 as a team, which is good for 21st in the league and hitting .240 away from home. Ranked at 15th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .314 and they hold a .410 team slugging percentage. With 48 hits, Jacoby Ellsbury leads the team while his team ranks 17th in hits per game with 8.39.
Seattle is 12-13 at home while holding a 24-26 overall record on the season. Mike Montgomery will be making his debut start of the season and will be looking to start it off right against the Yankees. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.76 and they have given up 140 hits on the season. The Mariners bullpen has struck out 130 batters and walked 70 this season while opposing teams have hit .239 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.45 hits per game and are averaging 7.59 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.77, they are 13th in the league.
They are batting .236 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .244 at home. Ranked at 27th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .297 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. With 65 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 25th in hits per game with 7.96.
The Yankees have committed 37 errors and have combined for 476 assists and 1,379 put outs leading to a .980 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Mariners have accumlated 28 errors while having 524 assists and 1,355 put outs leading to a .985 fielding percentage.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 25-23 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 26-25 against the run line
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 21-28 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 19-31 against the run line
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
05/30/15 P Masahiro Tanaka Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/28), expected to be activated & start Wednesday vs. Seattle Mariners
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
05/20/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
05/14/15 P Chris Martin Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/9)
05/07/15 2B Gregorio Petit Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/6)
04/05/15 SS Brendan Ryan Calf Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/1)
04/05/15 P Ivan Nova Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28)
04/25/15 P Hisashi Iwakuma Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/21)
04/14/15 P Tom Wilhelmsen Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees
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