Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Alek Manoah and the Toronto Blue Jays (23-23, 4th in AL East) are headed to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (28-19, 3rd in AL East).
Toronto has a slugging percentage of .429 and have struck out 394 times, while taking a walk on 136 occasions. They have accrued 218 RBI's and 400 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate is .252. The Blue Jays have accounted for 68 doubles as a team and have hit 68 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 230 runs and have an on-base percentage of .317. As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are recording 5.0 runs per contest, which ranks them 7th in baseball.
The Blue Jays have a team ERA of 4.04 so far this year (15th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 426 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 148 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.31 as a squad this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.88 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Blue Jays pitchers have given up 63 home runs and also 203 runs in total (16th in baseball).
Blue Jays relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 57 times and also have had 62 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have recorded 27 holds for the season (9th in the league). The Blue Jays bullpen have recorded a save rate of 60.0% and has come into the game in 44 save situations. They have recorded 9 saves this year and have blown 6 out of their 15 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 76 base runners for the year and 32.9% of those players crossed the plate. The Blue Jays have sent 168 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Blue Jays have converted 69.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 3,669 innings, which has them ranked 19th in pro baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays have 1,223 putouts on the year, in addition to 445 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .984 which is 13th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 311 double plays.
Manoah will be making his Major League Baseball against the Yankees after being recalled from Triple-A Buffalo. It appears to be a tryout for the fifth spot in the Rangers' rotation. Over his first three starts in the minors he excelled. He surrendered just one run over 18 innings and struck out 27 batters.
New York has compiled 58 long balls so far this season to go along with 174 runs batted in. They have recorded 52 doubles, while getting a free base 192 times and notching 189 runs. The New York Yankees are sitting with an OBP of .321 and a team batting average of .232 for the season. The Yankees hold a team SLG% of .382 and they score 4.02 runs per contest (24th in baseball). They have struck out on 425 occasions (14th in MLB) and have notched a total of 356 hits.
The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.059 with a FIP of 3.40 as a unit this year. They rank 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 322. The New York pitching staff have given up 165 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.19 (149 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.88 (477 strikeouts against 123 walks). They have relinquished 50 home runs and they relinquish 3.53 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball).
New York has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 17 save opportunities and they have walked away with 14 saves. They sit at 4th in MLB holding a save percentage of 82.4%, and they have sent 135 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 56 times in high leverage situations and on 30 occasions with runners on. New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 16.7% out of their 36 inherited runners. With 38 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 21 holds and also 3 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 41 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (9th in MLB). The Yankees have recorded 398 assists, 25 errors and have earned a total of 1,262 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 3,786 innings played, the Yankees have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.7% (7th in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, German has allowed 258 base knocks while he has tallied 315 K's in 287 frames. German (24-13 career mark) has earned a 4.29 ERA and has allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 137 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.208 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.54 and he has faced 1,210 opposing hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto
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