Monday, September 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Warren (6-6) vs. David Price (16-5)
The New York Yankees visit Rogers Centre on Monday to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The Yankees send Adam Warren to the mound to face David Price of the Blue Jays. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +229 and Toronto at -250. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Yankees have a 71-72 over/under record and a 76-71 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Blue Jays are 84-65 against the run line and have a 71-70 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
The Yankees show up with a 81-66 record, including 40-34 on the road. Starting pitcher Adam Warren holds a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.33 and a WHIP of 1.17. In his starts, the Yankees are 9-6 over his 119 innings pitched this season while giving up 105 hits during those innings. The Yankees are also 8-7 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .224 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 196 times and striking out 548 times. New York is averaging 8.52 strikeouts per game while getting 8.71 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.98.
As a team, New York is batting .252, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. The Yankees hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 11th in baseball. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 141 while the team ranks 14th in baseball with 8.67 hits per game.
Toronto is 48-27 at home while holding a 85-64 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 2.42, David Price will come into this game holding a 16-5 record and a 1.09 WHIP. In his starts, the Blue Jays are 22-8 and he has allowed 182 hits over 208.1 innings pitched this season. The Blue Jays are also 15-15 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .227 against the Blue Jays bullpen while walking 116 times and striking out 420 times. Toronto is averaging 6.96 strikeouts per game while getting 8.51 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .278 average at home. The Blue Jays hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337 which is good for 1st in baseball. Josh Donaldson leads the team in hits with 173 while the team ranks 7th in baseball with 9.05 hits a game.
New York has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 86 errors with 1,426 assists and 3,974 put outs for the season. The Blue Jays have committed 77 errors on the season with 1,473 assists and 3,952 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 71-72 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 76-71 against the run line so far this season
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 71-70 against the over/under so far this season
The Toronto Blue Jays are 84-65 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
09/20/15 DH Alex Rodriguez Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. New York Mets
09/11/15 1B Mark Teixeira Shin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27); out for season
09/08/15 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow out indefinitely
08/03/15 P Diego Moreno Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/2)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Toronto Blue Jays
09/12/15 SS Troy Tulowitzki Back out indefinitely
07/29/15 2B Devon Travis Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/29)
05/10/15 RF Michael Saunders Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/10)
04/06/15 2B Maicer Izturis Groin Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays
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