Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees - 9/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (81-66) at Toronto Blue Jays (85-64)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
A Warren (6-6) (3.33) vs. D Price (16-5) (2.51)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -250 / New York Yankees +229 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees face off on Monday at the Rogers Centre in game one of their MLB series.
The Toronto Blue Jays are looking to nail down the American League East with two weeks left to go in the season. The Blue Jays are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 48-27 at home, and they have lost their last two games. As a team the Blue Jays are hitting .267 with Ben Revere hitting .314, Josh Donaldson hitting .299, and Edwin Encarnacion hitting .277. The Blue Jays pitching staff has an ERA of 3.81 with the starters at 4.04 and the bullpen at 3.33. For game one against the Yankees the Blue Jays start David Price who has allowed 49 hits and 15 earned runs while striking out 74 over 62.1 innings for a 7-1 record and a 2.17 ERA since being traded to Toronto.
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The New York Yankees are still within striking distance in the AL East and they are in the top spot in the AL Wildcard race. The Yankees are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 41-34 on the road, and they trail the Blue Jays by 2.5 games in the AL East. As a team the Yankees are hitting .252 with Carlos Beltran hitting .279, Chase Headley hitting .265, and Didi Gregorius hitting .265. The Yankees pitching staff has an ERA of 3.98 with the starters at 4.24 and the bullpen at 3.52. For game one against the Blue Jays the Yankees start Adam Warren who has allowed 105 hits and 44 earned runs while striking out 92 over 119 innings for a 6-1 record and a 3.33 ERA.
Toronto is 36-15 in their last 51 games, 37-16 in their last 53 home games, and 5-1 in Price’s last six starts. New York is 5-1 in their last six Monday games, 2-5 in their last seven games against a left-handed starter, and 1-5 in Warren’s last six road starts. New York is 1-4 in their last five games against Toronto.
This one looks to be about as easy as they come as the Blue Jays cruise.