Blue Jays vs. Yankees - 9/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (82-66) at Toronto Blue Jays (85-64)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
Luis Severino (4-3) (3.12) vs. M Estrada (13-8) (3.14)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -142 / New York Yankees +132 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays play game two Tuesday night.
The New York Yankees look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Yankees have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Yankees have won four straight when scoring more than three runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 141 hits and 61 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 117 RBI. The New York Yankees have won six of their last nine road games. Luis Severino gets the ball, and he’s 4-3 with a 3.12 ERA and 45 strikeouts this season. Severino is 0-2 with a 9.72 ERA and 13 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Blue Jays have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Blue Jays have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have won six of their last nine home games. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 174 hits and 120 RBI while Kevin Pillar and Edwin Encarnacion have combined for 152 RBI. Marco Estrada takes the hill, and he’s 13-8 with a 3.14 ERA and 117 strikeouts this season. Estrada is 1-2 with a 4.68 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Severinos last 5 starts. The Blue Jays are 16-5 in their last 21 during game 2 of a series and 4-0 in Estradas last 4 starts. The Yankees are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Severino hasn't had any success this season in his two starts against the Blue Jays, as they've tagged him for nine runs and 11 hits. Also, the Blue Jays are pretty good at home. I'll take Toronto here.