New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins - 6/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (23-50) at New York Yankees (36-36)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 1:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
E Santana (2-7) (4.83) vs. M Pineda (3-7) (5.82)
The Line: New York Yankees -193 / Minnesota Twins +183 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Twins continue their series in the Big Apple versus the New York Yankees.
The Minnesota Twins are in survival mode as they haven’t won consistently and are already in the role of spoiler. The Twins looked good in their series versus Philadelphia but didn’t fare well in a 5-3 series opening defeat at the Yankees on Friday. Minnesota starter Tommy Milone allowed four runs (one earned) on six hits over 3.2 frames to fall to 0-2. The Twins attack consisted of seven hits and two free passes with Eduardo Nunez driving in two runs while Byron Buxton knocked in a run and scored. Minnesota goes with Ervin Santana on the bump for game two of their series with the Yankees. Santana defeated New York 7-4 last time out with three runs scored (two earned) on six hits over 7.1 innings.
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The New York Yankees are trying to stay afloat in the American League East waiting to get hot. The Yankees are trying to go on a long winning streak and have won back to back contests after Friday’s victory versus Minnesota in interleague action. Yanks starter Masahiro Tanaka upped his record to 5-2with all three runs plated on seven hits and two bases on balls through six innings. The Bronx Bombers logged eight hits and walked three times with Aaron Hicks going solo while Carlos Beltran drove in a run and scored. Michael Pineda gets his second straight start against Minnesota on Saturday. Pineda defeated the Twins 7-6 with four runs allowed (three earned) on six hits while whiffing nine in 5.1 frames.
The over is 38-11-3 in Minnesota’s last 52 overall and is 38-11-3 in their last 52 on grass while the Twins are 8-24 in their last 32 road games. The over is 4-1-3 in Pineda’s last 8 starts overall. Minnesota are 14-44 in the last 58 meetings and are 13-40 in the last 53 meetings in New York. Maybe the over here but check back…