Friday, June 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Pineda vs. Francisco Liriano
Rogers Centre is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, June 2, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Michael Pineda for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano for the Blue Jays.
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New York opens at -110 while Toronto opens at +100. The Yankees have a 28-22-0 over/under record and a 31-19-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 25-28-0 against the run line and have a 25-25-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 28-22-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 31-19-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 25-25-3 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 25-28-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/01/17 SS Didi Gregorius Hand "?" Thursday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 7-day DL (05/25)
05/14/17 P Aroldis Chapman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/13)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/01/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. New York Yankees
06/01/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder probable Thursday vs. New York Yankees
06/01/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. New York Yankees
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (5/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (5/19)
05/20/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/18)
05/15/17 1B Steve Pearce Calf 10-day DL (5/15)
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11); expected to be activated & start Friday vs. NY Yankees
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 30-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Pineda has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.04. He has 66 strikeouts over his 59.2 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 121 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 184 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 402 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 150 batters and struck out 469. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
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As a team New York is hitting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 66 hits this season in 204 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 120. Aaron Judge is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .428. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 171 at bats. His OPS+ is 192 while his slugging percentage is at .690. The Yankees have 463 hits, including 77 doubles and 76 home runs. New York has walked 198 times so far this season and they have struck out 448 times as a unit. They have left 374 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 268 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 26-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.35, Francisco Liriano has a 2-2 record and a 1.91 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 28.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 456 base knocks and 217 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 475 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 19th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jose Bautista comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .362. He has 48 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 191 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .455 with an OPS+ of 118. Kevin Pillar is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 57 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Blue Jays as a unit have 443 base hits, including 86 doubles and 71 homers. Toronto has walked 165 times this year and they have struck out on 408 occasions. They have had 336 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 237 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -110
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