Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Yankee Stadium is the site where Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees (25-19, 3rd in AL East) will play the Chicago White Sox (26-16, 1st in AL Central) on Sunday.
The White Sox have tallied 70 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 41 balls out of the park. Chicago is slugging .412 and have been rung up 368 times, while being walked on 170 occasions. As a unit, the Chicago White Sox are putting up 5.3 runs per outing, which ranks them 2nd in MLB. They have 208 runs batted in in addition to 359 hits on the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .260. They have a total of 222 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .347.
The White Sox are sitting with a team ERA of 3.28 so far this season (5th in the league), and their staff has struck out 402 batters. They have walked 128 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.54 as a unit so far this year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.14 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.18. White Sox pitchers have allowed 41 long balls in addition to 149 total runs (3rd in the league).
The White Sox bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 50.0% and has entered the game in 40 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 66 runners on the season with 28.8% of them ended up crossing the plate. White Sox bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 42 times as well as having 42 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 122 relievers to the hill this year. The bullpen have 20 holds on the season (17th in MLB). They have recorded 9 saves on the season and have missed out on 9 of 18 chances to save the game.
The Chicago White Sox have amassed 1,086 putouts for the season, in addition to 316 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .979 which has them ranked 29th in the majors, and they have turned 288 double plays. The White Sox have converted 70.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,258 innings on the diamond, ranking them 12th in the majors.
Keuchel has pitched in 1,416 frames and has earned 1,102 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.62 (570 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.251. He has conceded 1,358 base hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 414 free passes. Keuchel (93-74 record in his career) has a FIP of 3.79 while he has gone up against 5,888 hitters in the major leagues.
The Yankees hold a slugging % of .381 and they average 3.98 runs per contest (22nd in baseball). They have hit 49 doubles, while walking 182 times and scoring 175 runs. New York is sitting with 56 home runs on the season as well as 162 runs batted in. They have struck out on 389 occasions (15th in the league) and have earned 326 base hits. The New York Yankees have tallied a team OBP of .318 as well as a team batting average of .227 so far this season.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.066 and have a FIP of 3.37 as a unit so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.94 (449 strikeouts vs 114 bases on balls). They rank 8th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 305. They have allowed 47 long balls and they surrender 3.66 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The New York pitching staff have given up 160 runs this year while having a team ERA of 3.27 (143 earned runs yielded).
New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 16.7% out of their 36 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 52 times in high leverage situations and also on 30 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 33 save situations, the Yankees have accrued 18 holds and 1 blown save. They rank 1st in baseball holding a save rate of 93.3%, and they have dispatched 127 relievers onto the field so far this year. New York has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 15 save opportunities and they have recorded 14 saves.
In 3,543 innings played, the Yankees hold a defensive efficiency of 71.5% (7th in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 34 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .985 (10th in pro baseball). The Yankees have accrued 363 assists, 23 errors and have a total of 1,181 putouts so far this season.
So far in his MLB career, Taillon has allowed 502 hits and he has 465 punch outs in 503 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 214 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.249 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.66 and he has gone up against 2,108 batters so far in his MLB career. Taillon (30-27 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.82 ERA and has given up 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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