New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles - 9/8/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (65-71) at New York Yankees (76-59)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
K Gausman (2-6) (4.59) vs. Masahiro Tanaka (11-6) (3.73)
The Line: New York Yankees -160 / Baltimore Orioles +150 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, YES
The New York Yankees shoot for another win against the rival Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.
The Baltimore Orioles have dropped off the radar over the last several weeks and need a miracle to right the ship. The ship still needs to be righted after an 8-6 in New York has the O’s looking at defeats in nine of eleven. Starter Wei-Yin Chen gave up five runs on nine hits over five frames with two relievers allowing three runs. The offense logged eight hits and walked six times with Jonathan Schoop smacking a three run bomb while Manny Machado went deep and drove in two. The Orioles will start Kevin Gausman on Tuesday who sees the Yankees for the second time in 2015.Gausman comes off of a 7-6 loss to Tampa Bay with four runs scored on eight hits in 2.1 frames.
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The New York Yankees are trying to keep the pressure turned up on first place Toronto in the American League East. The Yankees are hanging tough with victories in seven of eleven following Monday’s decision. The offense overcame the pitching with starter Michael Pineda allowing four runs on six hits through six innings with the pen giving up two runs. The Bronx Bombers logged 12 hits and walked twice with Gregory Bird going deep and driving in three while JR Murphy homered and drove in two. Chris Young recorded two RBI’s and Alex Rodriguez hit a solo jack.Manashiro Tanaka gets the call to the mound to face the visiting Orioles on Tuesday. Tanaka defeated Boston 13-8 last time out with four runs allowed on six hits over 6.1 innings.
Baltimore are 3-14 in their last 17 overall and are 3-13 in their last 16 games on grass while going 7-19 in their last 26 games as an underdog. New York are 8-3 in Tanaka’s last 11 starts on grass and are 27-11 in Tanaka’s last 38 starts. I’m looking at the Yankees because of Baltimore’s struggles…