New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 9/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: New York (+115) Toronto (-152)
Rogers Centre is the venue where Hyun Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays (87-69, 4th in AL East) will play the New York Yankees (89-67, 2nd in AL East) on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have the Yankees priced at +115 and the Blue Jays are at -152. The O/U is set at 9. The men taking the mound will be Jameson Taillon and Hyun Jin Ryu.
The Yankees have hit 207 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 213 balls out of the stadium. New York is slugging .408 and have struck out 1,425 times, while being walked on 608 occasions. As a squad, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 18th in MLB. They have accumulated 642 runs batted in as well as 1,225 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is .239. They have notched a total of 687 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .325.
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The Yankees have a team earned run average of 3.72 this year (5th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,513 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 474 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.88 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.19 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.20. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 187 long balls in addition to 643 runs in total (9th in baseball).
The Yankees bullpen have a save rate of 64.4% and stepped onto the hill in 158 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 209 runners so far this year with 27.8% of them crossed home plate. Yankees bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 154 times as well as having 212 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 488 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have accumulated 80 holds for the year (13th in the league). They have accumulated 47 saves on the season and have missed out on 26 of their 73 chances to get a save.
The New York Yankees have amassed 4,147 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,277 assists and 98 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which puts them in 26th in baseball, and have a total of 1,001 double plays. The Yankees have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs in their 12,441 innings, ranking them 11th in pro baseball.
Taillon has taken the hill for 604 innings and has racked up 555 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.84 (258 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.240. He has allowed 591 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 159 walks. Taillon (37-30 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.77 while going up against 2,529 batters during his time in the majors.
The Blue Jays have a team slugging % of .462 and they score 5.18 runs per contest (3rd in baseball). They have hit 268 two-baggers, while getting a free base 484 times and scoring 808 runs. Toronto has a total of 248 long balls so far this year as well as 778 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,181 occasions (29th in baseball) and have accounted for 1,394 hits. The Toronto Blue Jays have compiled an on-base percentage of .330 as well as a batting average of .265 over the course of the season.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.235 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.16 as a pitching staff for the season. They rank 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,209. The Toronto pitching staff have surrendered 636 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.88 (583 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.07 (1,410 strikeouts against 460 walks). They have relinquished 198 home runs and they give up 4.24 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball).
With 116 save situations, the Blue Jays have compiled 64 holds and 17 blown saves. Toronto has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 49 save chances and they have tallied 32 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 154 times in high leverage situations in addition to 163 occasions with base runners. Toronto relievers hold an inherited score rate of 28.3% out of their 233 inherited runners. They are ranked 9th in the league with a save rate of 65.3%, and they have sent 519 relievers onto the field on the season.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 118 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Blue Jays have 1,325 assists, 88 errors and have amassed 4,054 putouts for the season. In their 12,162 innings on the diamond, the Blue Jays hold a efficiency on defense of 69.9% (10th in baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Ryu has given up 916 hits while he has totaled 870 K's in 967 frames. He has allowed 342 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.171 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.03 and he has faced 3,959 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Ryu (72-44 career win-loss record) has a 3.18 earned run average while allowing 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (+115)
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