New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 4/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Triston McKenzie and the Cleveland Indians (8-9, 3rd in AL Central) host the New York Yankees (7-11, 5th in AL East) at Progressive Field on Sunday.
The Yankees have hit 21 doubles as a squad and have hit 18 balls out of the park. New York is slugging .338 and have been called out on strikes 161 times, while taking a walk on 77 occasions. As a unit, the New York Yankees are earning 3.6 runs per game, which puts them at 26th in MLB. They have accounted for 60 RBI's as well as 124 hits for the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .211. They have notched a total of 65 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .305.
The Yankees hold a team ERA of 3.33 so far this season (6th in the league), and the staff has rung up 199 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.90 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.14. Yankees pitchers have allowed 22 long balls and 72 total runs (8th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 51 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.55 as a team for the season.
The Yankees bullpen have a save rate of 100.0% and has entered the game in 10 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 20 base runners so far this year and 20.0% of them crossed home plate. Yankees relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 15 times and also have had 22 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 57 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The bullpen have a total of 6 holds this year (22nd in the league). They have recorded 4 saves this year and have missed out on 0 of 4 save opportunities.
The Yankees have converted 69.3% of balls in play into outs in their 1,458 innings, which ranks them 19th in the majors. The New York Yankees have accounted for 486 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 131 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .978 which has them sitting 25th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 123 double plays.
Taillon has thrown 479 innings and has earned 434 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.72 (198 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.248. He has conceded 479 base hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has 119 free passes. Taillon (29-25 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.58 and he has gone up against 2,005 hitters in the majors.
The Cleveland Indians have accounted for an on-base percentage of .290 in addition to a team batting average of .210 on the season. They have struck out on 148 occasions (26th in MLB) and have accounted for 116 base knocks. Cleveland has compiled 23 long balls this year as well as 62 RBIs. The Indians have a slugging percentage of .383 and they average 3.82 runs per game (24th in MLB). They have 23 doubles, while getting a free base 61 times and putting up 65 runs.
The Indians have a team WHIP of 1.200 and have a FIP of 3.91 as a squad for the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.85 (171 strikeouts vs 60 walks). They rank 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 119. They have given up 20 homers and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Cleveland pitching staff have conceded 66 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 3.56 (59 earned runs relinquished).
With 16 save situations, the Indians have compiled 8 holds and also 2 blown saves. Cleveland has called on relievers to take the mound in 8 save chances and they have converted 6 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 15 times in high leverage situations in addition to 11 occasions with runners on base. Cleveland relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.0% of 15 inherited base runners. They sit at 4th in the league with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 52 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the year.
The Cleveland Indians have turned 12 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (20th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 142 assists, 11 errors and have amassed 449 putouts on the season. In their 1,347 innings on the field, the Indians have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (9th in pro baseball).
During his MLB career, McKenzie has surrendered 30 hits while he has tallied 60 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched. McKenzie (2-1 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.33 earned run average while allowing 5.9 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 17 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.065 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. His K/BB ratio is 3.16 and he has gone up against 181 batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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