Yankees vs. Blue Jays - 9/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (79-59) at New York Yankees (77-60)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
D Price (14-5) (2.52) vs. Luis Severino (3-2) (2.04)
The Line: New York Yankees / Toronto Blue Jays --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees begin an AL East series Friday night following Thursday's cancelled game.
The Toronto Blue Jays look to remain hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Blue Jays have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Blue Jays have won six of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 165 hits and 115 RBI while Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista have combined for 191 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won six of their last nine road games. David Price gets the ball, and he’s 14-5 with a 2.43 ERA and 196 strikeouts this season. Price is 11-7 with a 4.21 ERA and 159 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
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The New York Yankees look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Yankees have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Yankees have won 13 straight when scoring more than three runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 134 hits and 58 RBI while Alex Rodriguez and Carlos Beltran have combined for 131 RBI. The New York Yankees have lost five of their last eight home games. Luis Severino takes the hill, and he’s 3-2 with a 2.04 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. This is Severino’s second career game against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last 5 Thursday games and 5-2 in Prices last 7 starts. The Yankees are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 23-10 in their last 33 Thursday games. The Blue Jays are 15-37 in the last 52 meetings in New York and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Blue Jays remain one of the hottest teams in all of baseball and are simply beating up everyone left and right. Also, Price on the mound doesn't hurt for this matchup. Give me Toronto to remain on fire.